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Curriculum 2018 - 2019

First Year - Fall Semester

MGB 601LEC Behavior & Org Concepts

This course introduces students to the basic tools and concepts needed to effectively manage organizational behavior (OB). A wide spectrum of contemporary OB Topics is reviewed, including: communication, learning, diversity, multiculturalism, teamwork, motivation, power, innovation, leadership, organizational design, and change. Learning occurs through a variety of activities such as case discussions, self-assessments, group exercises, role-playing, team projects, lectures, and training videos.

Credits: 3.00
Semesters offered:


MGQ 606LEC Statistical Foundations of Analytics

This course covers the fundamental concepts in statistics that are essential for business and data analytics. Probability Theory and Sampling Theory are the two foundations of both descriptive and predictive forms of analytics. Building from these foundations, students are introduced to the statistical concepts of data analysis. Topics covered include: descriptive statistics, probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling theory, estimation, hypothesis testing, distribution fitting using chi-square tests, simple and multiple linear regression, introduction to causal modeling and predictive data analytics. MS-Excel based data modeling will be used extensively throughout the exposition of the concepts.

Credits: 3.00
Semesters offered: Fall 2018


PMBA elective mini (1)

First Year - Spring Semester

MGE 601LEC Economics for Managers

This purpose of this course is to provide business students with six core abilities in microeconomics: To understand basic supply and demand; To be able to calculate and use elasticity in economic decision making; To understand how regression methods are used in demand, production and cost analysis; To analyze how individuals make decisions involving purchases, work effort and undertaking risk; To be able to identify various market structures based on the degree of competition; And to understand the strategic decision making underlying the interactions between firms in different market structures.

Credits: 3.00
Semesters offered:


MGA 604LEC Fin Analysis & Reporting

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts and issues of financial accounting with emphasis on the interpretation of financial statements. The course addresses the economic consequences of transactions and their presentation on corporate financial statements. A primary objective is to introduce corporate financial statements as a tool for company valuation and decision making. Emphasis is on the analysis of effects of decisions on financial performance and use of financial statements to evaluate organizations.

Credits: 3.00
Semesters offered:


PMBA elective mini (1)

First Year - Summer Semester

MGI 601LEC Workforce Engagement

Our focus is on the critical contribution that the management of people and the development of the organization plays in the success of any organization through the exploration of topics in depth in seminar style format. While the topics are ones of great interest to HR leaders e.g. management of talent, developing leaders, career development, performance management, the perspective we take is of employees, managers, the organization and society, not exclusively HR. The emphasis throughout the course will be on the evolving theories and change utilizing students┬┐ own experiences in the world of work. Our goal is to discuss what is changing and what needs to change in workplaces for work to continue to be impactful and meaningful to employees and of value to organizations and society.

Credits: 3.00
Semesters offered:


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Curriculum 2017 - 2018

First Year - Fall Semester

MGB 601LEC Behavior & Org Concepts

This course introduces students to the basic tools and concepts needed to effectively manage organizational behavior (OB). A wide spectrum of contemporary OB Topics is reviewed, including: communication, learning, diversity, multiculturalism, teamwork, motivation, power, innovation, leadership, organizational design, and change. Learning occurs through a variety of activities such as case discussions, self-assessments, group exercises, role-playing, team projects, lectures, and training videos.

Credits: 3.00
Semesters offered:


MGQ 606LEC Statistical Foundations of Analytics

This course covers the fundamental concepts in statistics that are essential for business and data analytics. Probability Theory and Sampling Theory are the two foundations of both descriptive and predictive forms of analytics. Building from these foundations, students are introduced to the statistical concepts of data analysis. Topics covered include: descriptive statistics, probability theory, discrete and continuous probability distributions, sampling theory, estimation, hypothesis testing, distribution fitting using chi-square tests, simple and multiple linear regression, introduction to causal modeling and predictive data analytics. MS-Excel based data modeling will be used extensively throughout the exposition of the concepts.

Credits: 3.00
Semesters offered: Fall 2018


PMBA elective mini (1)

First Year - Spring Semester

MGE 601LEC Economics for Managers

This purpose of this course is to provide business students with six core abilities in microeconomics: To understand basic supply and demand; To be able to calculate and use elasticity in economic decision making; To understand how regression methods are used in demand, production and cost analysis; To analyze how individuals make decisions involving purchases, work effort and undertaking risk; To be able to identify various market structures based on the degree of competition; And to understand the strategic decision making underlying the interactions between firms in different market structures.

Credits: 3.00
Semesters offered:


MGA 604LEC Fin Analysis & Reporting

This course provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts and issues of financial accounting with emphasis on the interpretation of financial statements. The course addresses the economic consequences of transactions and their presentation on corporate financial statements. A primary objective is to introduce corporate financial statements as a tool for company valuation and decision making. Emphasis is on the analysis of effects of decisions on financial performance and use of financial statements to evaluate organizations.

Credits: 3.00
Semesters offered:


PMBA elective mini (1)

First Year - Summer Semester

MGI 601LEC Workforce Engagement

Our focus is on the critical contribution that the management of people and the development of the organization plays in the success of any organization through the exploration of topics in depth in seminar style format. While the topics are ones of great interest to HR leaders e.g. management of talent, developing leaders, career development, performance management, the perspective we take is of employees, managers, the organization and society, not exclusively HR. The emphasis throughout the course will be on the evolving theories and change utilizing students┬┐ own experiences in the world of work. Our goal is to discuss what is changing and what needs to change in workplaces for work to continue to be impactful and meaningful to employees and of value to organizations and society.

Credits: 3.00
Semesters offered:


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