Below are the courses and the required prerequisites that are necessary to complete the Masterâ€™s of Business Administration. They are listed in the order they are to be taken.
Note Regarding Prerequisites: The prerequisites (on the right) will run concurrently with the course on the left. If you need the prerequisite or would just like a refresher, you will be enrolled in both courses at the same time.
MNGT 600 â€“ Leadership Communication Statistics (prerequisite for MNGT 520)
MNGT 542 â€“ Strategic Marketing
MNGT 520 â€“ Research Design
MNGT 541 â€“ Strategic Thinking Economics (prerequisite for MNGT 512)
MNGT 512 â€“ Managerial Economics
MNGT 641 â€“ Human Resources Management Accounting (prerequisite for MNGT 531)
MNGT 670 â€“ Management Information Systems
MNGT 531 â€“ Managerial Accounting
MNGT 570 â€“ Business Law Finance (prerequisite for MNGT 532)
MNGT 545 â€“ Operations Management
MNGT 532 â€“ Managerial Finance
MNGT 650 â€“ Business Ethics
MNGT 690 â€“ New Venture Project*
* Class sessions held throughout the program. See schedule for exact dates.
MNGT 520 Â Research Design (3 credits)
This is an introduction to critical market research tools - including current methods, instrument design, measurement criteria, and quantitive analysis - used to guide management decisions in an ever-changing marketplace.
MNGT 541 Â Strategic Thinking Economics (3 credits)
This course takes a critical look at the process of strategic thinking, including mission, goal setting, and strategy implementation.Â Critical to this study are the ethical, legal, social, and environmental issues inherent in business.
MNGT 631 & 632Â Topics in Management: Executive Seminar (2 credits)
In a seminar format, contemporary management practices, management problems, day-to-day management issues, and information technology issues are presented and then discussed.Â Learners will develop a conceptual frame of reference for the breadth, depth, and application of current management issues and practices.Â Learners will be able to apply these issues and practices to their unique work situation, and also develop possible solutions.
MNGT 512 Â Managerial Economics (3 credits)
This course offers an integration of principles from various fields of business and economics, with an emphasis on management decision-making and policy formation.Â Also involves integration of theory, methodology and analytical tools for the purpose of making decisions about the allocation of scarce resources in public and private institutions.Â Focuses on basic economic concepts in the areas of consumer behavior, production and cost, pricing and structure of economy.
MNGT 650 Quantitative Decision MakingÂ (3 credits)
This is a study of the necessary tools for making critical decisions concerning the effective allocation of resources, recognizing the importance of cost-reduction purposes.
MNGT 600 Â Leadership (3 credits)
This course provides a survey of contemporary theories and practices in the area of organizational behavior, including issues such as leadership, shared values, motivation, and team building.
MNGT 545 Â Operations Management (3 credits)
This course provides and introduction to the concepts and analytic methods that are useful in understanding the management of a firm's operations.Â Our aim is to (1) familiarize you with the problems and issues confronting operations managers, and (2) provide you with language, concepts, insights and tools to deal with these issues in order to gain competitive advantage through operations.Â Because the course deals with the management of processes, it applies to both for-profit and non-profit organizations, to both service and manufacturing organizations, and to virtually any function along the supply chain of an industry.
MNGT 542 Â Strategic Marketing (3 credits)
This course serves as an introduction to the concepts and language of strategic marketing, constomer-service, product development, and promotional strategies within the context of a global economy.
MNGT 531 Financial Thinking I (3 credits)
This course presents the use of managerial accounting tools that assist in excuting the decision-making, planning, directing, and controlling functions of management within a variety of organizational contexts.
MNGT 560 Â Business Ethics (3 credits)
This course provides a forum for discussion and inquiry into the process of ethical analysis and moral discernment.Â The focus is on responsible thinking based on a system of values, resulting in managerial action that will promote the well-being of all business stakeholders.
MNGT 532 Financial Thinking II (4 credits)
This is a further study of the importance of financial analysis for mangerial decision-making and impact of organizational setting (i.e., for-profit or non profit) for financial reporting systems and controls.
MNGT 680 Business Policy Capstone (3 credits)
Synthesizing and applying the topics studied throughout the MBA program, learners will critically analyze highly relevant issues in management and business policy through the use of case studies. Through the use of small team presentations, learners will demonstrate their ability to identify and develop solutions for issues involving business strategy, business policy, financial decision-making, leadership, ethics, and marketing.
MNGT 690 New Venture Project (3 credits)
The development of a comprehensive project in the form of a written business plan, focusing on th identification, exploration, and feasibility of starting a new venture, incorporating and entrepreneurial focus and centering on collaborative cohort efforts, the New Venture Project is carried out over a significant part of the program.