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Mind Power

MBA

Required Courses for MBA

ECO 500 - Business Economics

Students are presented with advanced concepts and analytical tools of microeconomic theory: demand, supply and equilibrium; opportunity cost; efficiency; perfect and imperfect competition; oligopoly and game theory; risk and uncertainty; economics of information; investment; public goods and externalities. 

Applications and case studies in managerial decision-making. Furthermore, this course shall emphasize to students the mutual relationship between the macroeconomic environment and business, including how fiscal, monetary, foreign exchange and other policies of the government interact to help shape the macroeconomic environment. 
 
Causes and consequences of inflation and unemployment. Economic growth and technological progress. Open economy, international flow of goods and capital, and exchange rates.

Concepts and theories applicable to the financial administration of a firm. 

Cases, problems, and readings to illustrate various financial problems and techniques for solving such problems. 

Topics include valuation, risk and return, capital budgeting, cost of capital, financial analysis and planning and working capital management.

Students are coached to build on the different management theory approaches so that they are capable to integrate appropriate skills for better decision-making, to acquire an understanding of the practices related to leadership and organizational behavior of the business constituents to manage structure and change affecting business strategies and to develop an understanding of the recent trends in management theory.

Examination of important quantitative approaches to management decision-making. Application of various analytical methods, models, and theories to a variety of management decision areas. Use of tools such as decision theory, simulation, PERT/CPM and linear programming to minimize risk and uncertainty in management activities. Quantitative controls and decision support as applied to the operations of business. 

Advanced applications in business analysis, decision support, and development of decision support system. Introduction to econometric techniques used in business: Simple and multiple regressions.

Applications of research methods to facilitate business enterprise decision-making. 

Topics include review of the different research methods used (qualitative and quantitative), business environment analysis and problem definition, secondary literature review, data collection methodology as tied to hypotheses defined, questionnaires design, sampling techniques, statistical validation and results interpretation. 
 
Several cause-effect techniques studied. Students are to work on a research topic to experiment with these topics

Controllable and uncontrollable marketing variables in todays business environment. Topics include factors affecting consumer demand and methods of satisfying it, market structure, and product-mix selection, distribution, promotion, pricing, and market research. The course structure, projects and cases are designed to develop the students ability to generate effective marketing strategies in the face of uncertainty in group and competitive setting. 

Marketing planning, marketing research, designing and marketing policies will be implemented.

Valuation of derivative securities such as options and futures contracts; costs and benefits of using derivative securities to change the risk exposure of corporations and financial intermediaries, including dynamic portfolio policies; how prices for these securities are determined in actual markets. 

Selected investment topics and advanced portfolio management techniques.  

 

An integrated selection of human resource management topics to develop students skills and critical thinking. 
 
Topics include human resource strategy, human resource development, technology impact, and leadership involvement to enhance human dignity at work. 
 
Students will be involved in role playing, simulations, and team work exercises.

This course builds on the fundamentals of project management. 

Topics include planning, organization, scheduling, costing and control. Students are brought to reality by examining different case studies and working on a selected project management software.  

 

This course aims to provide students with the psychological, sociological, and anthropological theories related to consumer decision processes.
 
This course reviews the major empirical findings in the literature on consumer behavior and relates them to the design and execution of effective marketing strategy. 
 
First, the course focuses on individual decision making and consumer learning. Next, the focus shifts to external influences: culture, social class, reference groups, family, and situational variables. 
 
Implications of findings in these areas for marketing strategy are reviewed, and recent developments in market segmentation, positioning, marketing communications, personal selling and perceived quality are discussed.  

Students are provided with the theoretical and practical techniques to identify promotional problems encountered by a firm and the approaches to their solution. 

The course will emphasize the preparation of students using a mixture of lecture, case study analysis, class discussion, and team development and presentation of an entire advertising campaign. 
 
Students will be exposed to the concepts, techniques, and methodologies of communication strategies in marketing, such as media advertising, corporate advertising and promotional campaigns. 
 
Moreover, students will be analyzing business cases to have working knowledge assessing the effectiveness of advertising and promotional mix strategies on influencing buyer attitudes and behavior. 
 
Also, students will perform media evaluation in relation to media ethics and organizational social responsibility.  
FIN 500 - Financial Management

Students are presented with advanced concepts and analytical tools of microeconomic theory: demand, supply and equilibrium; opportunity cost; efficiency; perfect and imperfect competition; oligopoly and game theory; risk and uncertainty; economics of information; investment; public goods and externalities. 

Applications and case studies in managerial decision-making. Furthermore, this course shall emphasize to students the mutual relationship between the macroeconomic environment and business, including how fiscal, monetary, foreign exchange and other policies of the government interact to help shape the macroeconomic environment. 
 
Causes and consequences of inflation and unemployment. Economic growth and technological progress. Open economy, international flow of goods and capital, and exchange rates.

Concepts and theories applicable to the financial administration of a firm. 

Cases, problems, and readings to illustrate various financial problems and techniques for solving such problems. 

Topics include valuation, risk and return, capital budgeting, cost of capital, financial analysis and planning and working capital management.

Students are coached to build on the different management theory approaches so that they are capable to integrate appropriate skills for better decision-making, to acquire an understanding of the practices related to leadership and organizational behavior of the business constituents to manage structure and change affecting business strategies and to develop an understanding of the recent trends in management theory.

Examination of important quantitative approaches to management decision-making. Application of various analytical methods, models, and theories to a variety of management decision areas. Use of tools such as decision theory, simulation, PERT/CPM and linear programming to minimize risk and uncertainty in management activities. Quantitative controls and decision support as applied to the operations of business. 

Advanced applications in business analysis, decision support, and development of decision support system. Introduction to econometric techniques used in business: Simple and multiple regressions.

Applications of research methods to facilitate business enterprise decision-making. 

Topics include review of the different research methods used (qualitative and quantitative), business environment analysis and problem definition, secondary literature review, data collection methodology as tied to hypotheses defined, questionnaires design, sampling techniques, statistical validation and results interpretation. 
 
Several cause-effect techniques studied. Students are to work on a research topic to experiment with these topics

Controllable and uncontrollable marketing variables in todays business environment. Topics include factors affecting consumer demand and methods of satisfying it, market structure, and product-mix selection, distribution, promotion, pricing, and market research. The course structure, projects and cases are designed to develop the students ability to generate effective marketing strategies in the face of uncertainty in group and competitive setting. 

Marketing planning, marketing research, designing and marketing policies will be implemented.

Valuation of derivative securities such as options and futures contracts; costs and benefits of using derivative securities to change the risk exposure of corporations and financial intermediaries, including dynamic portfolio policies; how prices for these securities are determined in actual markets. 

Selected investment topics and advanced portfolio management techniques.  

 

An integrated selection of human resource management topics to develop students skills and critical thinking. 
 
Topics include human resource strategy, human resource development, technology impact, and leadership involvement to enhance human dignity at work. 
 
Students will be involved in role playing, simulations, and team work exercises.

This course builds on the fundamentals of project management. 

Topics include planning, organization, scheduling, costing and control. Students are brought to reality by examining different case studies and working on a selected project management software.  

 

This course aims to provide students with the psychological, sociological, and anthropological theories related to consumer decision processes.
 
This course reviews the major empirical findings in the literature on consumer behavior and relates them to the design and execution of effective marketing strategy. 
 
First, the course focuses on individual decision making and consumer learning. Next, the focus shifts to external influences: culture, social class, reference groups, family, and situational variables. 
 
Implications of findings in these areas for marketing strategy are reviewed, and recent developments in market segmentation, positioning, marketing communications, personal selling and perceived quality are discussed.  

Students are provided with the theoretical and practical techniques to identify promotional problems encountered by a firm and the approaches to their solution. 

The course will emphasize the preparation of students using a mixture of lecture, case study analysis, class discussion, and team development and presentation of an entire advertising campaign. 
 
Students will be exposed to the concepts, techniques, and methodologies of communication strategies in marketing, such as media advertising, corporate advertising and promotional campaigns. 
 
Moreover, students will be analyzing business cases to have working knowledge assessing the effectiveness of advertising and promotional mix strategies on influencing buyer attitudes and behavior. 
 
Also, students will perform media evaluation in relation to media ethics and organizational social responsibility.  
MGT 500 - Contemporary Management

Students are presented with advanced concepts and analytical tools of microeconomic theory: demand, supply and equilibrium; opportunity cost; efficiency; perfect and imperfect competition; oligopoly and game theory; risk and uncertainty; economics of information; investment; public goods and externalities. 

Applications and case studies in managerial decision-making. Furthermore, this course shall emphasize to students the mutual relationship between the macroeconomic environment and business, including how fiscal, monetary, foreign exchange and other policies of the government interact to help shape the macroeconomic environment. 
 
Causes and consequences of inflation and unemployment. Economic growth and technological progress. Open economy, international flow of goods and capital, and exchange rates.

Concepts and theories applicable to the financial administration of a firm. 

Cases, problems, and readings to illustrate various financial problems and techniques for solving such problems. 

Topics include valuation, risk and return, capital budgeting, cost of capital, financial analysis and planning and working capital management.

Students are coached to build on the different management theory approaches so that they are capable to integrate appropriate skills for better decision-making, to acquire an understanding of the practices related to leadership and organizational behavior of the business constituents to manage structure and change affecting business strategies and to develop an understanding of the recent trends in management theory.

Examination of important quantitative approaches to management decision-making. Application of various analytical methods, models, and theories to a variety of management decision areas. Use of tools such as decision theory, simulation, PERT/CPM and linear programming to minimize risk and uncertainty in management activities. Quantitative controls and decision support as applied to the operations of business. 

Advanced applications in business analysis, decision support, and development of decision support system. Introduction to econometric techniques used in business: Simple and multiple regressions.

Applications of research methods to facilitate business enterprise decision-making. 

Topics include review of the different research methods used (qualitative and quantitative), business environment analysis and problem definition, secondary literature review, data collection methodology as tied to hypotheses defined, questionnaires design, sampling techniques, statistical validation and results interpretation. 
 
Several cause-effect techniques studied. Students are to work on a research topic to experiment with these topics

Controllable and uncontrollable marketing variables in todays business environment. Topics include factors affecting consumer demand and methods of satisfying it, market structure, and product-mix selection, distribution, promotion, pricing, and market research. The course structure, projects and cases are designed to develop the students ability to generate effective marketing strategies in the face of uncertainty in group and competitive setting. 

Marketing planning, marketing research, designing and marketing policies will be implemented.

Valuation of derivative securities such as options and futures contracts; costs and benefits of using derivative securities to change the risk exposure of corporations and financial intermediaries, including dynamic portfolio policies; how prices for these securities are determined in actual markets. 

Selected investment topics and advanced portfolio management techniques.  

 

An integrated selection of human resource management topics to develop students skills and critical thinking. 
 
Topics include human resource strategy, human resource development, technology impact, and leadership involvement to enhance human dignity at work. 
 
Students will be involved in role playing, simulations, and team work exercises.

This course builds on the fundamentals of project management. 

Topics include planning, organization, scheduling, costing and control. Students are brought to reality by examining different case studies and working on a selected project management software.  

 

This course aims to provide students with the psychological, sociological, and anthropological theories related to consumer decision processes.
 
This course reviews the major empirical findings in the literature on consumer behavior and relates them to the design and execution of effective marketing strategy. 
 
First, the course focuses on individual decision making and consumer learning. Next, the focus shifts to external influences: culture, social class, reference groups, family, and situational variables. 
 
Implications of findings in these areas for marketing strategy are reviewed, and recent developments in market segmentation, positioning, marketing communications, personal selling and perceived quality are discussed.  

Students are provided with the theoretical and practical techniques to identify promotional problems encountered by a firm and the approaches to their solution. 

The course will emphasize the preparation of students using a mixture of lecture, case study analysis, class discussion, and team development and presentation of an entire advertising campaign. 
 
Students will be exposed to the concepts, techniques, and methodologies of communication strategies in marketing, such as media advertising, corporate advertising and promotional campaigns. 
 
Moreover, students will be analyzing business cases to have working knowledge assessing the effectiveness of advertising and promotional mix strategies on influencing buyer attitudes and behavior. 
 
Also, students will perform media evaluation in relation to media ethics and organizational social responsibility.  
MGT 501 - Advanced Quantitative Methods in Business

Students are presented with advanced concepts and analytical tools of microeconomic theory: demand, supply and equilibrium; opportunity cost; efficiency; perfect and imperfect competition; oligopoly and game theory; risk and uncertainty; economics of information; investment; public goods and externalities. 

Applications and case studies in managerial decision-making. Furthermore, this course shall emphasize to students the mutual relationship between the macroeconomic environment and business, including how fiscal, monetary, foreign exchange and other policies of the government interact to help shape the macroeconomic environment. 
 
Causes and consequences of inflation and unemployment. Economic growth and technological progress. Open economy, international flow of goods and capital, and exchange rates.

Concepts and theories applicable to the financial administration of a firm. 

Cases, problems, and readings to illustrate various financial problems and techniques for solving such problems. 

Topics include valuation, risk and return, capital budgeting, cost of capital, financial analysis and planning and working capital management.

Students are coached to build on the different management theory approaches so that they are capable to integrate appropriate skills for better decision-making, to acquire an understanding of the practices related to leadership and organizational behavior of the business constituents to manage structure and change affecting business strategies and to develop an understanding of the recent trends in management theory.

Examination of important quantitative approaches to management decision-making. Application of various analytical methods, models, and theories to a variety of management decision areas. Use of tools such as decision theory, simulation, PERT/CPM and linear programming to minimize risk and uncertainty in management activities. Quantitative controls and decision support as applied to the operations of business. 

Advanced applications in business analysis, decision support, and development of decision support system. Introduction to econometric techniques used in business: Simple and multiple regressions.

Applications of research methods to facilitate business enterprise decision-making. 

Topics include review of the different research methods used (qualitative and quantitative), business environment analysis and problem definition, secondary literature review, data collection methodology as tied to hypotheses defined, questionnaires design, sampling techniques, statistical validation and results interpretation. 
 
Several cause-effect techniques studied. Students are to work on a research topic to experiment with these topics

Controllable and uncontrollable marketing variables in todays business environment. Topics include factors affecting consumer demand and methods of satisfying it, market structure, and product-mix selection, distribution, promotion, pricing, and market research. The course structure, projects and cases are designed to develop the students ability to generate effective marketing strategies in the face of uncertainty in group and competitive setting. 

Marketing planning, marketing research, designing and marketing policies will be implemented.

Valuation of derivative securities such as options and futures contracts; costs and benefits of using derivative securities to change the risk exposure of corporations and financial intermediaries, including dynamic portfolio policies; how prices for these securities are determined in actual markets. 

Selected investment topics and advanced portfolio management techniques.  

 

An integrated selection of human resource management topics to develop students skills and critical thinking. 
 
Topics include human resource strategy, human resource development, technology impact, and leadership involvement to enhance human dignity at work. 
 
Students will be involved in role playing, simulations, and team work exercises.

This course builds on the fundamentals of project management. 

Topics include planning, organization, scheduling, costing and control. Students are brought to reality by examining different case studies and working on a selected project management software.  

 

This course aims to provide students with the psychological, sociological, and anthropological theories related to consumer decision processes.
 
This course reviews the major empirical findings in the literature on consumer behavior and relates them to the design and execution of effective marketing strategy. 
 
First, the course focuses on individual decision making and consumer learning. Next, the focus shifts to external influences: culture, social class, reference groups, family, and situational variables. 
 
Implications of findings in these areas for marketing strategy are reviewed, and recent developments in market segmentation, positioning, marketing communications, personal selling and perceived quality are discussed.  

Students are provided with the theoretical and practical techniques to identify promotional problems encountered by a firm and the approaches to their solution. 

The course will emphasize the preparation of students using a mixture of lecture, case study analysis, class discussion, and team development and presentation of an entire advertising campaign. 
 
Students will be exposed to the concepts, techniques, and methodologies of communication strategies in marketing, such as media advertising, corporate advertising and promotional campaigns. 
 
Moreover, students will be analyzing business cases to have working knowledge assessing the effectiveness of advertising and promotional mix strategies on influencing buyer attitudes and behavior. 
 
Also, students will perform media evaluation in relation to media ethics and organizational social responsibility.  
MGT 502 - Research Methods in Business

Students are presented with advanced concepts and analytical tools of microeconomic theory: demand, supply and equilibrium; opportunity cost; efficiency; perfect and imperfect competition; oligopoly and game theory; risk and uncertainty; economics of information; investment; public goods and externalities. 

Applications and case studies in managerial decision-making. Furthermore, this course shall emphasize to students the mutual relationship between the macroeconomic environment and business, including how fiscal, monetary, foreign exchange and other policies of the government interact to help shape the macroeconomic environment. 
 
Causes and consequences of inflation and unemployment. Economic growth and technological progress. Open economy, international flow of goods and capital, and exchange rates.

Concepts and theories applicable to the financial administration of a firm. 

Cases, problems, and readings to illustrate various financial problems and techniques for solving such problems. 

Topics include valuation, risk and return, capital budgeting, cost of capital, financial analysis and planning and working capital management.

Students are coached to build on the different management theory approaches so that they are capable to integrate appropriate skills for better decision-making, to acquire an understanding of the practices related to leadership and organizational behavior of the business constituents to manage structure and change affecting business strategies and to develop an understanding of the recent trends in management theory.

Examination of important quantitative approaches to management decision-making. Application of various analytical methods, models, and theories to a variety of management decision areas. Use of tools such as decision theory, simulation, PERT/CPM and linear programming to minimize risk and uncertainty in management activities. Quantitative controls and decision support as applied to the operations of business. 

Advanced applications in business analysis, decision support, and development of decision support system. Introduction to econometric techniques used in business: Simple and multiple regressions.

Applications of research methods to facilitate business enterprise decision-making. 

Topics include review of the different research methods used (qualitative and quantitative), business environment analysis and problem definition, secondary literature review, data collection methodology as tied to hypotheses defined, questionnaires design, sampling techniques, statistical validation and results interpretation. 
 
Several cause-effect techniques studied. Students are to work on a research topic to experiment with these topics

Controllable and uncontrollable marketing variables in todays business environment. Topics include factors affecting consumer demand and methods of satisfying it, market structure, and product-mix selection, distribution, promotion, pricing, and market research. The course structure, projects and cases are designed to develop the students ability to generate effective marketing strategies in the face of uncertainty in group and competitive setting. 

Marketing planning, marketing research, designing and marketing policies will be implemented.

Valuation of derivative securities such as options and futures contracts; costs and benefits of using derivative securities to change the risk exposure of corporations and financial intermediaries, including dynamic portfolio policies; how prices for these securities are determined in actual markets. 

Selected investment topics and advanced portfolio management techniques.  

 

An integrated selection of human resource management topics to develop students skills and critical thinking. 
 
Topics include human resource strategy, human resource development, technology impact, and leadership involvement to enhance human dignity at work. 
 
Students will be involved in role playing, simulations, and team work exercises.

This course builds on the fundamentals of project management. 

Topics include planning, organization, scheduling, costing and control. Students are brought to reality by examining different case studies and working on a selected project management software.  

 

This course aims to provide students with the psychological, sociological, and anthropological theories related to consumer decision processes.
 
This course reviews the major empirical findings in the literature on consumer behavior and relates them to the design and execution of effective marketing strategy. 
 
First, the course focuses on individual decision making and consumer learning. Next, the focus shifts to external influences: culture, social class, reference groups, family, and situational variables. 
 
Implications of findings in these areas for marketing strategy are reviewed, and recent developments in market segmentation, positioning, marketing communications, personal selling and perceived quality are discussed.  

Students are provided with the theoretical and practical techniques to identify promotional problems encountered by a firm and the approaches to their solution. 

The course will emphasize the preparation of students using a mixture of lecture, case study analysis, class discussion, and team development and presentation of an entire advertising campaign. 
 
Students will be exposed to the concepts, techniques, and methodologies of communication strategies in marketing, such as media advertising, corporate advertising and promotional campaigns. 
 
Moreover, students will be analyzing business cases to have working knowledge assessing the effectiveness of advertising and promotional mix strategies on influencing buyer attitudes and behavior. 
 
Also, students will perform media evaluation in relation to media ethics and organizational social responsibility.  
MKT 500 - Marketing Management

Students are presented with advanced concepts and analytical tools of microeconomic theory: demand, supply and equilibrium; opportunity cost; efficiency; perfect and imperfect competition; oligopoly and game theory; risk and uncertainty; economics of information; investment; public goods and externalities. 

Applications and case studies in managerial decision-making. Furthermore, this course shall emphasize to students the mutual relationship between the macroeconomic environment and business, including how fiscal, monetary, foreign exchange and other policies of the government interact to help shape the macroeconomic environment. 
 
Causes and consequences of inflation and unemployment. Economic growth and technological progress. Open economy, international flow of goods and capital, and exchange rates.

Concepts and theories applicable to the financial administration of a firm. 

Cases, problems, and readings to illustrate various financial problems and techniques for solving such problems. 

Topics include valuation, risk and return, capital budgeting, cost of capital, financial analysis and planning and working capital management.

Students are coached to build on the different management theory approaches so that they are capable to integrate appropriate skills for better decision-making, to acquire an understanding of the practices related to leadership and organizational behavior of the business constituents to manage structure and change affecting business strategies and to develop an understanding of the recent trends in management theory.

Examination of important quantitative approaches to management decision-making. Application of various analytical methods, models, and theories to a variety of management decision areas. Use of tools such as decision theory, simulation, PERT/CPM and linear programming to minimize risk and uncertainty in management activities. Quantitative controls and decision support as applied to the operations of business. 

Advanced applications in business analysis, decision support, and development of decision support system. Introduction to econometric techniques used in business: Simple and multiple regressions.

Applications of research methods to facilitate business enterprise decision-making. 

Topics include review of the different research methods used (qualitative and quantitative), business environment analysis and problem definition, secondary literature review, data collection methodology as tied to hypotheses defined, questionnaires design, sampling techniques, statistical validation and results interpretation. 
 
Several cause-effect techniques studied. Students are to work on a research topic to experiment with these topics

Controllable and uncontrollable marketing variables in todays business environment. Topics include factors affecting consumer demand and methods of satisfying it, market structure, and product-mix selection, distribution, promotion, pricing, and market research. The course structure, projects and cases are designed to develop the students ability to generate effective marketing strategies in the face of uncertainty in group and competitive setting. 

Marketing planning, marketing research, designing and marketing policies will be implemented.

Valuation of derivative securities such as options and futures contracts; costs and benefits of using derivative securities to change the risk exposure of corporations and financial intermediaries, including dynamic portfolio policies; how prices for these securities are determined in actual markets. 

Selected investment topics and advanced portfolio management techniques.  

 

An integrated selection of human resource management topics to develop students skills and critical thinking. 
 
Topics include human resource strategy, human resource development, technology impact, and leadership involvement to enhance human dignity at work. 
 
Students will be involved in role playing, simulations, and team work exercises.

This course builds on the fundamentals of project management. 

Topics include planning, organization, scheduling, costing and control. Students are brought to reality by examining different case studies and working on a selected project management software.  

 

This course aims to provide students with the psychological, sociological, and anthropological theories related to consumer decision processes.
 
This course reviews the major empirical findings in the literature on consumer behavior and relates them to the design and execution of effective marketing strategy. 
 
First, the course focuses on individual decision making and consumer learning. Next, the focus shifts to external influences: culture, social class, reference groups, family, and situational variables. 
 
Implications of findings in these areas for marketing strategy are reviewed, and recent developments in market segmentation, positioning, marketing communications, personal selling and perceived quality are discussed.  

Students are provided with the theoretical and practical techniques to identify promotional problems encountered by a firm and the approaches to their solution. 

The course will emphasize the preparation of students using a mixture of lecture, case study analysis, class discussion, and team development and presentation of an entire advertising campaign. 
 
Students will be exposed to the concepts, techniques, and methodologies of communication strategies in marketing, such as media advertising, corporate advertising and promotional campaigns. 
 
Moreover, students will be analyzing business cases to have working knowledge assessing the effectiveness of advertising and promotional mix strategies on influencing buyer attitudes and behavior. 
 
Also, students will perform media evaluation in relation to media ethics and organizational social responsibility.  
FIN 578 - Risk Analysis and Strategy

Students are presented with advanced concepts and analytical tools of microeconomic theory: demand, supply and equilibrium; opportunity cost; efficiency; perfect and imperfect competition; oligopoly and game theory; risk and uncertainty; economics of information; investment; public goods and externalities. 

Applications and case studies in managerial decision-making. Furthermore, this course shall emphasize to students the mutual relationship between the macroeconomic environment and business, including how fiscal, monetary, foreign exchange and other policies of the government interact to help shape the macroeconomic environment. 
 
Causes and consequences of inflation and unemployment. Economic growth and technological progress. Open economy, international flow of goods and capital, and exchange rates.

Concepts and theories applicable to the financial administration of a firm. 

Cases, problems, and readings to illustrate various financial problems and techniques for solving such problems. 

Topics include valuation, risk and return, capital budgeting, cost of capital, financial analysis and planning and working capital management.

Students are coached to build on the different management theory approaches so that they are capable to integrate appropriate skills for better decision-making, to acquire an understanding of the practices related to leadership and organizational behavior of the business constituents to manage structure and change affecting business strategies and to develop an understanding of the recent trends in management theory.

Examination of important quantitative approaches to management decision-making. Application of various analytical methods, models, and theories to a variety of management decision areas. Use of tools such as decision theory, simulation, PERT/CPM and linear programming to minimize risk and uncertainty in management activities. Quantitative controls and decision support as applied to the operations of business. 

Advanced applications in business analysis, decision support, and development of decision support system. Introduction to econometric techniques used in business: Simple and multiple regressions.

Applications of research methods to facilitate business enterprise decision-making. 

Topics include review of the different research methods used (qualitative and quantitative), business environment analysis and problem definition, secondary literature review, data collection methodology as tied to hypotheses defined, questionnaires design, sampling techniques, statistical validation and results interpretation. 
 
Several cause-effect techniques studied. Students are to work on a research topic to experiment with these topics

Controllable and uncontrollable marketing variables in todays business environment. Topics include factors affecting consumer demand and methods of satisfying it, market structure, and product-mix selection, distribution, promotion, pricing, and market research. The course structure, projects and cases are designed to develop the students ability to generate effective marketing strategies in the face of uncertainty in group and competitive setting. 

Marketing planning, marketing research, designing and marketing policies will be implemented.

Valuation of derivative securities such as options and futures contracts; costs and benefits of using derivative securities to change the risk exposure of corporations and financial intermediaries, including dynamic portfolio policies; how prices for these securities are determined in actual markets. 

Selected investment topics and advanced portfolio management techniques.  

 

An integrated selection of human resource management topics to develop students skills and critical thinking. 
 
Topics include human resource strategy, human resource development, technology impact, and leadership involvement to enhance human dignity at work. 
 
Students will be involved in role playing, simulations, and team work exercises.

This course builds on the fundamentals of project management. 

Topics include planning, organization, scheduling, costing and control. Students are brought to reality by examining different case studies and working on a selected project management software.  

 

This course aims to provide students with the psychological, sociological, and anthropological theories related to consumer decision processes.
 
This course reviews the major empirical findings in the literature on consumer behavior and relates them to the design and execution of effective marketing strategy. 
 
First, the course focuses on individual decision making and consumer learning. Next, the focus shifts to external influences: culture, social class, reference groups, family, and situational variables. 
 
Implications of findings in these areas for marketing strategy are reviewed, and recent developments in market segmentation, positioning, marketing communications, personal selling and perceived quality are discussed.  

Students are provided with the theoretical and practical techniques to identify promotional problems encountered by a firm and the approaches to their solution. 

The course will emphasize the preparation of students using a mixture of lecture, case study analysis, class discussion, and team development and presentation of an entire advertising campaign. 
 
Students will be exposed to the concepts, techniques, and methodologies of communication strategies in marketing, such as media advertising, corporate advertising and promotional campaigns. 
 
Moreover, students will be analyzing business cases to have working knowledge assessing the effectiveness of advertising and promotional mix strategies on influencing buyer attitudes and behavior. 
 
Also, students will perform media evaluation in relation to media ethics and organizational social responsibility.  
MGT 520 - Human Resource Challenges

Students are presented with advanced concepts and analytical tools of microeconomic theory: demand, supply and equilibrium; opportunity cost; efficiency; perfect and imperfect competition; oligopoly and game theory; risk and uncertainty; economics of information; investment; public goods and externalities. 

Applications and case studies in managerial decision-making. Furthermore, this course shall emphasize to students the mutual relationship between the macroeconomic environment and business, including how fiscal, monetary, foreign exchange and other policies of the government interact to help shape the macroeconomic environment. 
 
Causes and consequences of inflation and unemployment. Economic growth and technological progress. Open economy, international flow of goods and capital, and exchange rates.

Concepts and theories applicable to the financial administration of a firm. 

Cases, problems, and readings to illustrate various financial problems and techniques for solving such problems. 

Topics include valuation, risk and return, capital budgeting, cost of capital, financial analysis and planning and working capital management.

Students are coached to build on the different management theory approaches so that they are capable to integrate appropriate skills for better decision-making, to acquire an understanding of the practices related to leadership and organizational behavior of the business constituents to manage structure and change affecting business strategies and to develop an understanding of the recent trends in management theory.

Examination of important quantitative approaches to management decision-making. Application of various analytical methods, models, and theories to a variety of management decision areas. Use of tools such as decision theory, simulation, PERT/CPM and linear programming to minimize risk and uncertainty in management activities. Quantitative controls and decision support as applied to the operations of business. 

Advanced applications in business analysis, decision support, and development of decision support system. Introduction to econometric techniques used in business: Simple and multiple regressions.

Applications of research methods to facilitate business enterprise decision-making. 

Topics include review of the different research methods used (qualitative and quantitative), business environment analysis and problem definition, secondary literature review, data collection methodology as tied to hypotheses defined, questionnaires design, sampling techniques, statistical validation and results interpretation. 
 
Several cause-effect techniques studied. Students are to work on a research topic to experiment with these topics

Controllable and uncontrollable marketing variables in todays business environment. Topics include factors affecting consumer demand and methods of satisfying it, market structure, and product-mix selection, distribution, promotion, pricing, and market research. The course structure, projects and cases are designed to develop the students ability to generate effective marketing strategies in the face of uncertainty in group and competitive setting. 

Marketing planning, marketing research, designing and marketing policies will be implemented.

Valuation of derivative securities such as options and futures contracts; costs and benefits of using derivative securities to change the risk exposure of corporations and financial intermediaries, including dynamic portfolio policies; how prices for these securities are determined in actual markets. 

Selected investment topics and advanced portfolio management techniques.  

 

An integrated selection of human resource management topics to develop students skills and critical thinking. 
 
Topics include human resource strategy, human resource development, technology impact, and leadership involvement to enhance human dignity at work. 
 
Students will be involved in role playing, simulations, and team work exercises.

This course builds on the fundamentals of project management. 

Topics include planning, organization, scheduling, costing and control. Students are brought to reality by examining different case studies and working on a selected project management software.  

 

This course aims to provide students with the psychological, sociological, and anthropological theories related to consumer decision processes.
 
This course reviews the major empirical findings in the literature on consumer behavior and relates them to the design and execution of effective marketing strategy. 
 
First, the course focuses on individual decision making and consumer learning. Next, the focus shifts to external influences: culture, social class, reference groups, family, and situational variables. 
 
Implications of findings in these areas for marketing strategy are reviewed, and recent developments in market segmentation, positioning, marketing communications, personal selling and perceived quality are discussed.  

Students are provided with the theoretical and practical techniques to identify promotional problems encountered by a firm and the approaches to their solution. 

The course will emphasize the preparation of students using a mixture of lecture, case study analysis, class discussion, and team development and presentation of an entire advertising campaign. 
 
Students will be exposed to the concepts, techniques, and methodologies of communication strategies in marketing, such as media advertising, corporate advertising and promotional campaigns. 
 
Moreover, students will be analyzing business cases to have working knowledge assessing the effectiveness of advertising and promotional mix strategies on influencing buyer attitudes and behavior. 
 
Also, students will perform media evaluation in relation to media ethics and organizational social responsibility.  
MGT 550 - Project Planning and Management

Students are presented with advanced concepts and analytical tools of microeconomic theory: demand, supply and equilibrium; opportunity cost; efficiency; perfect and imperfect competition; oligopoly and game theory; risk and uncertainty; economics of information; investment; public goods and externalities. 

Applications and case studies in managerial decision-making. Furthermore, this course shall emphasize to students the mutual relationship between the macroeconomic environment and business, including how fiscal, monetary, foreign exchange and other policies of the government interact to help shape the macroeconomic environment. 
 
Causes and consequences of inflation and unemployment. Economic growth and technological progress. Open economy, international flow of goods and capital, and exchange rates.

Concepts and theories applicable to the financial administration of a firm. 

Cases, problems, and readings to illustrate various financial problems and techniques for solving such problems. 

Topics include valuation, risk and return, capital budgeting, cost of capital, financial analysis and planning and working capital management.

Students are coached to build on the different management theory approaches so that they are capable to integrate appropriate skills for better decision-making, to acquire an understanding of the practices related to leadership and organizational behavior of the business constituents to manage structure and change affecting business strategies and to develop an understanding of the recent trends in management theory.

Examination of important quantitative approaches to management decision-making. Application of various analytical methods, models, and theories to a variety of management decision areas. Use of tools such as decision theory, simulation, PERT/CPM and linear programming to minimize risk and uncertainty in management activities. Quantitative controls and decision support as applied to the operations of business. 

Advanced applications in business analysis, decision support, and development of decision support system. Introduction to econometric techniques used in business: Simple and multiple regressions.

Applications of research methods to facilitate business enterprise decision-making. 

Topics include review of the different research methods used (qualitative and quantitative), business environment analysis and problem definition, secondary literature review, data collection methodology as tied to hypotheses defined, questionnaires design, sampling techniques, statistical validation and results interpretation. 
 
Several cause-effect techniques studied. Students are to work on a research topic to experiment with these topics

Controllable and uncontrollable marketing variables in todays business environment. Topics include factors affecting consumer demand and methods of satisfying it, market structure, and product-mix selection, distribution, promotion, pricing, and market research. The course structure, projects and cases are designed to develop the students ability to generate effective marketing strategies in the face of uncertainty in group and competitive setting. 

Marketing planning, marketing research, designing and marketing policies will be implemented.

Valuation of derivative securities such as options and futures contracts; costs and benefits of using derivative securities to change the risk exposure of corporations and financial intermediaries, including dynamic portfolio policies; how prices for these securities are determined in actual markets. 

Selected investment topics and advanced portfolio management techniques.  

 

An integrated selection of human resource management topics to develop students skills and critical thinking. 
 
Topics include human resource strategy, human resource development, technology impact, and leadership involvement to enhance human dignity at work. 
 
Students will be involved in role playing, simulations, and team work exercises.

This course builds on the fundamentals of project management. 

Topics include planning, organization, scheduling, costing and control. Students are brought to reality by examining different case studies and working on a selected project management software.  

 

This course aims to provide students with the psychological, sociological, and anthropological theories related to consumer decision processes.
 
This course reviews the major empirical findings in the literature on consumer behavior and relates them to the design and execution of effective marketing strategy. 
 
First, the course focuses on individual decision making and consumer learning. Next, the focus shifts to external influences: culture, social class, reference groups, family, and situational variables. 
 
Implications of findings in these areas for marketing strategy are reviewed, and recent developments in market segmentation, positioning, marketing communications, personal selling and perceived quality are discussed.  

Students are provided with the theoretical and practical techniques to identify promotional problems encountered by a firm and the approaches to their solution. 

The course will emphasize the preparation of students using a mixture of lecture, case study analysis, class discussion, and team development and presentation of an entire advertising campaign. 
 
Students will be exposed to the concepts, techniques, and methodologies of communication strategies in marketing, such as media advertising, corporate advertising and promotional campaigns. 
 
Moreover, students will be analyzing business cases to have working knowledge assessing the effectiveness of advertising and promotional mix strategies on influencing buyer attitudes and behavior. 
 
Also, students will perform media evaluation in relation to media ethics and organizational social responsibility.  
MKT 520 - Consumer Behavior

Students are presented with advanced concepts and analytical tools of microeconomic theory: demand, supply and equilibrium; opportunity cost; efficiency; perfect and imperfect competition; oligopoly and game theory; risk and uncertainty; economics of information; investment; public goods and externalities. 

Applications and case studies in managerial decision-making. Furthermore, this course shall emphasize to students the mutual relationship between the macroeconomic environment and business, including how fiscal, monetary, foreign exchange and other policies of the government interact to help shape the macroeconomic environment. 
 
Causes and consequences of inflation and unemployment. Economic growth and technological progress. Open economy, international flow of goods and capital, and exchange rates.

Concepts and theories applicable to the financial administration of a firm. 

Cases, problems, and readings to illustrate various financial problems and techniques for solving such problems. 

Topics include valuation, risk and return, capital budgeting, cost of capital, financial analysis and planning and working capital management.

Students are coached to build on the different management theory approaches so that they are capable to integrate appropriate skills for better decision-making, to acquire an understanding of the practices related to leadership and organizational behavior of the business constituents to manage structure and change affecting business strategies and to develop an understanding of the recent trends in management theory.

Examination of important quantitative approaches to management decision-making. Application of various analytical methods, models, and theories to a variety of management decision areas. Use of tools such as decision theory, simulation, PERT/CPM and linear programming to minimize risk and uncertainty in management activities. Quantitative controls and decision support as applied to the operations of business. 

Advanced applications in business analysis, decision support, and development of decision support system. Introduction to econometric techniques used in business: Simple and multiple regressions.

Applications of research methods to facilitate business enterprise decision-making. 

Topics include review of the different research methods used (qualitative and quantitative), business environment analysis and problem definition, secondary literature review, data collection methodology as tied to hypotheses defined, questionnaires design, sampling techniques, statistical validation and results interpretation. 
 
Several cause-effect techniques studied. Students are to work on a research topic to experiment with these topics

Controllable and uncontrollable marketing variables in todays business environment. Topics include factors affecting consumer demand and methods of satisfying it, market structure, and product-mix selection, distribution, promotion, pricing, and market research. The course structure, projects and cases are designed to develop the students ability to generate effective marketing strategies in the face of uncertainty in group and competitive setting. 

Marketing planning, marketing research, designing and marketing policies will be implemented.

Valuation of derivative securities such as options and futures contracts; costs and benefits of using derivative securities to change the risk exposure of corporations and financial intermediaries, including dynamic portfolio policies; how prices for these securities are determined in actual markets. 

Selected investment topics and advanced portfolio management techniques.  

 

An integrated selection of human resource management topics to develop students skills and critical thinking. 
 
Topics include human resource strategy, human resource development, technology impact, and leadership involvement to enhance human dignity at work. 
 
Students will be involved in role playing, simulations, and team work exercises.

This course builds on the fundamentals of project management. 

Topics include planning, organization, scheduling, costing and control. Students are brought to reality by examining different case studies and working on a selected project management software.  

 

This course aims to provide students with the psychological, sociological, and anthropological theories related to consumer decision processes.
 
This course reviews the major empirical findings in the literature on consumer behavior and relates them to the design and execution of effective marketing strategy. 
 
First, the course focuses on individual decision making and consumer learning. Next, the focus shifts to external influences: culture, social class, reference groups, family, and situational variables. 
 
Implications of findings in these areas for marketing strategy are reviewed, and recent developments in market segmentation, positioning, marketing communications, personal selling and perceived quality are discussed.  

Students are provided with the theoretical and practical techniques to identify promotional problems encountered by a firm and the approaches to their solution. 

The course will emphasize the preparation of students using a mixture of lecture, case study analysis, class discussion, and team development and presentation of an entire advertising campaign. 
 
Students will be exposed to the concepts, techniques, and methodologies of communication strategies in marketing, such as media advertising, corporate advertising and promotional campaigns. 
 
Moreover, students will be analyzing business cases to have working knowledge assessing the effectiveness of advertising and promotional mix strategies on influencing buyer attitudes and behavior. 
 
Also, students will perform media evaluation in relation to media ethics and organizational social responsibility.  
MKT 527 - Seminar in Promotional Strategy

Students are presented with advanced concepts and analytical tools of microeconomic theory: demand, supply and equilibrium; opportunity cost; efficiency; perfect and imperfect competition; oligopoly and game theory; risk and uncertainty; economics of information; investment; public goods and externalities. 

Applications and case studies in managerial decision-making. Furthermore, this course shall emphasize to students the mutual relationship between the macroeconomic environment and business, including how fiscal, monetary, foreign exchange and other policies of the government interact to help shape the macroeconomic environment. 
 
Causes and consequences of inflation and unemployment. Economic growth and technological progress. Open economy, international flow of goods and capital, and exchange rates.

Concepts and theories applicable to the financial administration of a firm. 

Cases, problems, and readings to illustrate various financial problems and techniques for solving such problems. 

Topics include valuation, risk and return, capital budgeting, cost of capital, financial analysis and planning and working capital management.

Students are coached to build on the different management theory approaches so that they are capable to integrate appropriate skills for better decision-making, to acquire an understanding of the practices related to leadership and organizational behavior of the business constituents to manage structure and change affecting business strategies and to develop an understanding of the recent trends in management theory.

Examination of important quantitative approaches to management decision-making. Application of various analytical methods, models, and theories to a variety of management decision areas. Use of tools such as decision theory, simulation, PERT/CPM and linear programming to minimize risk and uncertainty in management activities. Quantitative controls and decision support as applied to the operations of business. 

Advanced applications in business analysis, decision support, and development of decision support system. Introduction to econometric techniques used in business: Simple and multiple regressions.

Applications of research methods to facilitate business enterprise decision-making. 

Topics include review of the different research methods used (qualitative and quantitative), business environment analysis and problem definition, secondary literature review, data collection methodology as tied to hypotheses defined, questionnaires design, sampling techniques, statistical validation and results interpretation. 
 
Several cause-effect techniques studied. Students are to work on a research topic to experiment with these topics

Controllable and uncontrollable marketing variables in todays business environment. Topics include factors affecting consumer demand and methods of satisfying it, market structure, and product-mix selection, distribution, promotion, pricing, and market research. The course structure, projects and cases are designed to develop the students ability to generate effective marketing strategies in the face of uncertainty in group and competitive setting. 

Marketing planning, marketing research, designing and marketing policies will be implemented.

Valuation of derivative securities such as options and futures contracts; costs and benefits of using derivative securities to change the risk exposure of corporations and financial intermediaries, including dynamic portfolio policies; how prices for these securities are determined in actual markets. 

Selected investment topics and advanced portfolio management techniques.  

 

An integrated selection of human resource management topics to develop students skills and critical thinking. 
 
Topics include human resource strategy, human resource development, technology impact, and leadership involvement to enhance human dignity at work. 
 
Students will be involved in role playing, simulations, and team work exercises.

This course builds on the fundamentals of project management. 

Topics include planning, organization, scheduling, costing and control. Students are brought to reality by examining different case studies and working on a selected project management software.  

 

This course aims to provide students with the psychological, sociological, and anthropological theories related to consumer decision processes.
 
This course reviews the major empirical findings in the literature on consumer behavior and relates them to the design and execution of effective marketing strategy. 
 
First, the course focuses on individual decision making and consumer learning. Next, the focus shifts to external influences: culture, social class, reference groups, family, and situational variables. 
 
Implications of findings in these areas for marketing strategy are reviewed, and recent developments in market segmentation, positioning, marketing communications, personal selling and perceived quality are discussed.  

Students are provided with the theoretical and practical techniques to identify promotional problems encountered by a firm and the approaches to their solution. 

The course will emphasize the preparation of students using a mixture of lecture, case study analysis, class discussion, and team development and presentation of an entire advertising campaign. 
 
Students will be exposed to the concepts, techniques, and methodologies of communication strategies in marketing, such as media advertising, corporate advertising and promotional campaigns. 
 
Moreover, students will be analyzing business cases to have working knowledge assessing the effectiveness of advertising and promotional mix strategies on influencing buyer attitudes and behavior. 
 
Also, students will perform media evaluation in relation to media ethics and organizational social responsibility.