Leadership Theory and Practice (MBA 5005)
This course gives students the foundational knowledge they need to critically assess leadership concepts and their utility. Students survey the leadership theories of key thinkers and practitioners in the field, learning about the empirical, theoretical and pragmatic strengths and limitations of each approach. Through case studies and exercises, students develop an understanding of organizational leadership. They will also learn a comprehensive set of leadership practices that will have immediate value for application at work.
Accounting for Managers (MBA 5010)
This course offers a comprehensive, graduate-level exploration of managerial accounting, including the analysis of relevant accounting data and how to interpret it.
Managerial Finance (MBA 5015)
This course explores the principle role of finance via its concepts, calculative applications and capital market analyses. In addition, the basic concepts of the time value of money, rates of return and valuation are covered.
The Global Economic Environment (MBA 5020)
This course reviews basic macro- and micro-economic concepts and illustrates their impact on decision making and strategy formulation. Students will learn how to think through economic challenges and opportunities presented to their organizations.
Leadership in Change Management (MBA 5025)
This course will assist the learner in understanding the drivers of successful organizational change and development; clarifying the components of an effective and healthy organization; and understanding the skills to successfully design, launch, nurture and lead change.
Systems Thinking & Organizational Design (MBA 5031)
In an increasingly complex global environment, leaders need to think more holistically using concepts of systems thinking, design thinking and performance excellence. This course provides students with the knowledge and skills to understand inter-relationships and the impact of decisions across an organization.
Strategic Marketing Planning (MBA 5035)
This course focuses on the strategic marketing planning process and examines which leading-edge digital applications are most useful with respect to intelligence gathering, analysis, decision-making and/or implementation.
Strategic Operations Planning (MBA 5040)
Leaning heavily on external and internal analysis and the CEO’s strategic guidance, this course examines how a Chief Operating Officer develops a company’s long-term operations strategy, comprising decisions about supply-chain logistics, production, customer service, quality assurance, distribution and field support.
Strategic Human Resources Planning (MBA 5045)
This course examines the human resource recruiting and development function and the organizational design function within a global and organizational lifecycle perspective, emphasizing how personnel and designs must change as projects and divisions evolve.
Strategic Information Systems Planning (MBA 5050)
This course introduces the main concepts of management information systems (MIS), examines how the design of MIS can affect the performance of an organization and explores the process of information systems planning from the perspective of the CIO.