Course Descriptions

MBA 5013 -- Organizational Communications -- 3 credit hours

This course emphasizes oral and written forms of business communications; interpersonal and organizational communications and includes exploration of the various techniques, instruments, processes, and styles employed by leaders to communicate effectively within organizations and ethical considerations in communications.

MBA 5023 -- Quantitative Decision Making -- 3 credit hours

This course introduces a structured approach to problem solving and the fundamental quantitative methods used to formulate and solve problems to support business decision making. Students will practice both analysis of complex situations and communication of results based on these decision models.

MBA 5033 -- Managerial Accounting -- 3 credit hours

The course emphasizes the development and use of accounting information for management planning,control, and decision making.
Prerequisites: ACCT 2113 and ACCT 2123 or equivalent.

MBA 5043-- Managerial Economics -- 3 credit hours

Students will learn how to apply the analytical tools of economic theory to decision making by management.
Prerequisite: ECON 2033 and ECON 2043 or equivalent

MBA 5053 -- Managerial Finance -- 3 credit hours

The course provides insights and understanding of financial concepts along with practical approaches to analysis and decision-making. Includes topics such as financial planning, management of working capital, analysis of investment opportunities, source of long-term financing, and divided policy.
Prerequisite: ACCT 221 and ACCT 222.

MBA 5063 -- Marketing Management -- 3 credit hours

This course will focus on techniques and practical application of planning, market analysis, and strategic design with an emphasis on integration of product, price, promotion, and distribution.

MBA 6073 Legal and Ethical Environment of Business --- 3 Credit hours

The emphasis of the course is on the legal and ethical issues affecting the manner in which businesses operate, including contracts, product liability, regulation, anti-trust, and employment.

MBA 6083 -- Organizational Behavior 3 -- credit hours

The course will emphasize organizational behavior within complex work organizations. Topics include organizational structure and theory, work redesign, perception and attribution, learning, motivation, groups, conflict, power, influence, leadership, and decision-making.

MBA 6033 International Business Management - No Course Description in Documents

MBA 6043 -- Strategic Management -- 3 credit hours

The course will integrate many sub-disciplines in business, including ethical and societal considerations; analytical procedures in business; decision-making within a case-oriented context. Focus is on clarity of thought and method, oral and written communications, and strategic planning methods. Permission of Program Director.

MBA 6053 Consulting Practicum or

MBA 6153 Applied Research in Business -- No Descriptions

MBA 6913 International Business Management --- 3 Credit hours

This course will provide a format for conducting business operations within a global format, prepare the student for dealing with the cultural, social and ethical issues of working within the world market, and will focus on how and why the world's countries differ and the economics and politics of world trade. Also, this course will investigate the global monetary system, the strategies and structures of international business and the roles of international business's functions.

MBA 6063 Business Seminar

MBA 5123 -- Lean System Operations and Management -- 3 credit hours

The course provides an introduction to lean systems operations and management principles.

MBA 5023 -- Quantitative Decision Making -- 3 credit hours

This course introduces a structured approach to problem solving and the fundamental quantitative methods used to formulate and solve problems to support business decision making. Students will practice both analysis of complex situations and communication of results based on these decision models.

MBA 5033 -- Managerial Accounting -- 3 credit hours

The course emphasizes the development and use of accounting information for management planning,control, and decision making.
Prerequisites: ACCT 2113 and ACCT 2123 or equivalent.

MBA 5063 -- Marketing Management -- 3 credit hours

This course will focus on techniques and practical application of planning, market analysis, and strategic design with an emphasis on integration of product, price, promotion, and distribution.

MBA 5043 -- Managerial Economics -- 3 credit hours

Students will learn how to apply the analytical tools of economic theory to decision making by management.
Prerequisites: ECON 2033 and ECON 2043 or equivalent

MBA 5053 -- Managerial Finance -- 3 credit hours

The course provides insights and understanding of financial concepts along with practical approaches to analysis and decision-making. Includes topics such as financial planning, management of working capital, analysis of investment opportunities, source of long-term financing, and divided policy.
Prerequisites: ACCT 221 and ACCT 222.

MBA 6043 -- Strategic Management -- 3 credit hours

The course will integrate many sub-disciplines in business, including ethical and societal considerations; analytical procedures in business; decision-making within a case-oriented context. Focus is on clarity of thought and method, oral and written communications, and strategic planning methods. Permission of Program Director.

MBA 6123 -- Lean Operations and Tools I -- 3 credit hours

Basic organization and tools that lean thinkers use to achieve improvements in productivity, quality, and lead-time by eliminating waste. The goal is to provide the customer with a defect free product or service when it is needed and in the quantity it is needed.

MBA 6232 -- Lean Design - 2 credit hours

Creation of structures and processes to support increasing productivity, quality and value to the customer.

MBA 6332 Lean Enterprise Systems -- 2 credit hours

Focus on the elimination of waste and continuous improvement throughout an organization's internal value stream of transactions and activities encompassing engineering, marketing, purchasing, planning, production, quality, distribution, service, finance, human resources, and administration.

MBA 6083 -- Organizational Behavior -- 3 hours

The course will emphasize organizational behavior within complex work organizations. Topics include organizational structure and theory, work redesign, perception and attribution, learning, motivation, groups, conflict, power, influence, leadership, and decision-making.

MBA 6433 -- Sustaining Lean Change -- 3 credit hours

Communication of current performance and metrics, employer motivation, training and leadership involvement required to sustain lean organizational changes.