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Post-MBA Course Descriptions

All courses are three credits unless otherwise noted.

MGF 633 INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT (3)
This course provides students with a general understanding of the operation of capital markets and basic analytical tools of investment management. Specifically, the course covers such topics as principles of valuation, risk analysis, modern portfolio theory, Capital Asset Pricing Model (CAPM), market microstructure, index models, arbitrage pricing models, bonds and common stocks valuation, efficient market hypotheses, investment management, and option pricing models.
Prerequisite: MGF 611.

MGF 637 FINANCIAL MODELING (3)
This course covers the models of corporate finance and investments. We will cover how to use spreadsheet programs, such as Microsoft Excel, to build and analyze financial models. The financial models we will review are pro forma financial statement analysis, cost of capital modeling, portfolio management modeling, etc. Also, other empirical models of corporate finance and asset pricing will be introduced, such as time series properties of stock return etc. Although MGF633, MGF 641, and MGF 642 are not prerequisite for this course, taking those courses simultaneously will be plus.
Prerequisite: MGF 611, MGF 633 recommended

MGF 661 MANAGEMENT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS (3)
The financial services industry is very dynamic and continues to undergo dramatic changes. Many forces contribute to the changes including interest rates, overall market and credit factors, consolidation within the industry, and regulations. From this perspective, the course explores the basic management problems in the credit, investment, and financing administration functions of financial institutions, including commercial banks in the United States and abroad.
Prerequisite: MGF 611.

MGO 636 SUPPLY CHAINS: DESIGN, MODELING AND OPTIMIZATION (3)
This course focuses on design, modeling and optimization of global supply chain networks. The course deals with modeling approaches and quantitative tools and techniques for design and optimization of global supply chain networks. The course also covers information systems and technologies for supply chain planning and coordination. The topics covered include: supply chain strategy formulation, performance metrics, new forecasting models applicable for supply chain contexts, newsvendor models for capacity and aggregate planning, models for location and design of supply and distribution entities,inter-organizational planning, advanced planning systems, multi-echelon inventory management techniques, distribution requirements planning (DRP) systems, joint transportation - inventory models, and pricing and revenue management techniques. The course will also be taught in a manner that will enable you to obtain APICS professional certification (CPIM / CFPIM) with minimum preparation after the course.
Prerequisite: MGO620 or MGO 630