Courses & Syllabi

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  1. EMBA 603 - Managerial Economics

    Develops and applies economic analysis tools in managerial decision situations. Focuses on economic analysis to understand firm’s competitive environment.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program.Credits:3When Offered:FallSyllabi:

    EMBA 603 002 (Fall 2011)
    EMBA 603 002 (Spring 2012)

     

     

  2. EMBA 612 - Cost Accounting

    Focuses on developing accounting information for use by managers in planning and control activities. Examines traditional and emerging cost-management systems. Special emphasis on information for decision-making, operational control, and performance evaluation.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program.Credits:1-3When Offered:FallSyllabi:

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  3. EMBA 613 - Financial Accounting

    Develops framework of concepts and procedures essential for interpreting general-purpose financial statements and internal managerial accounting reports. Emphasizes understanding basic concepts and applying selected procedures to problem-solving situations.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program.Credits:3When Offered:Fall
  4. EMBA 623 - Marketing

    Develops market-based knowledge and skills for effective marketing strategy design, implementation, and evaluation. Develops ability to make marketing decisions in wide variety of institutional and competitive situations. Addresses the importance of companies being market-driven and customer-focused. Emphasis on case studies, team work, and projects.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program.Credits:3When Offered:SpringSyllabi:

    EMBA 623 Spring 2011

    EMBA 623 Spring 2012

    EMBA 623 Fall 2012

    EMBA 623 001 Fall 2014

    EMBA 623 DL1 Fall 2014

    EMBA 623 601 Fall 2014

  5. EMBA 633 - Applied Business Decision Models

    Applies statistical methods in analyzing problems in business decision-making. Topics include descriptive statistics, probability distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing, and linear regression.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program.Credits:3When Offered:FallSyllabi:

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    EMBA 633 001 Spring 2014
    EMBA 633 DL1 Spring 2014
    EMBA 633 DL1 Fall 2014     

  6. EMBA 638 - Services and Operations Management

    Integrates theory and practice of operations management with mathematical modeling and quantitative techniques of management science. Addresses range of operations management issues, including technology and strategy decisions, systems design issues, project operations, quality control, and inventory planning.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program.Credits:3When Offered:SpringSyllabi:

    EMBA 638 001 Fall 2013
    EMBA 638 001 Fall 2014
    EMBA 638 DL1 Fall 2014   

  7. EMBA 641 - Building the High-Performing Team (Workshop)

    Develops the knowledge and skills needed for creating powerful, high-performance teams within and among organizational units. Strategies are offered for alignment of goals, building conditions for coordinated action, generating innovation, and resolving breakdowns.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program. Credits:0-3When Offered:Fall
  8. EMBA 643 - Managerial Finance

    Introduces theories of finance and their application to the formulation of business policy. Topics include internal financial analysis, financial forecasting, valuation, risk and return analysis, capital allocation, and capital structure.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program. Credits:3When Offered:SpringSyllabi:

    EMBA 643 (Spring 2011)

    EMBA 643 (Spring 2012)

  9. EMBA 653 - Organizational Behavior and Teams

    Examines development, theories, and practice of management within organizations. Emphasizes human behavior and how it influences organizational effectiveness.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program.Credits:3When Offered:FallSyllabi:

    EMBA653-DL1(Summer 2012)
    EMBA 653 -001 (Spring 2013) 
    EMBA 653 (Summer 2013)
    EMBA 653 (Fall 2014)

  10. EMBA 660 - Management of Information Technology

    Examines computer-based information technologies and their interrelation with management processes, especially problem-solving and decision-making at individual, work group, and organization levels. Topics include management information system life cycle, with emphasis on manager’s perspective, and modeling and analysis to support decision-making.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program. Credits:3When Offered:FallSyllabi:

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     EMBA 660 001 Fall 2013
    EMBA 660 002 Spring 2014 
    EMBA 660 DL1 Spring 2014 

  11. EMBA 673 - Business and Employment Law

    Examines the managerial impact of the law upon decision-making processes in business organizations. Lectures as well as discussions of judicial opinions and readings.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program.Credits:1.5When Offered:FallSyllabi:

    EMBA673-001 (Fall-2011)
    EMBA673-DL1 (Summer 2013)
    EMBA673-DL1 (Fall 2014)

  12. EMBA 674 - Business Ethics

    Designed to strengthen the ability to identify, critically analyze, appropriately respond to, and provide leadership regarding the issues of ethical and socially responsible behavior you may confront as an executive in charge of people, projects, and organizations.

    Prerequisites:Admission to the MBA program.Credits:1-3When Offered:Fall, SpringSyllabi:

    EMBA 674 Spring 2011
    EMBA 674 DL1 (Summer 2013) 

  13. EMBA 678 - Business Strategy

    Integrates business strategy and policy with functional knowledge developed in other courses and business practice. Issues include formulation of strategy, industry analysis, building core competencies, and strategy implementation.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program.Credits:3When Offered:SpringSyllabi:

    EMBA 678 (Spring 2011)
    EMBA 678 (Spring 2012)

  14. EMBA 696 - Directed Studies in Executive MBA

    Approval by faculty member and program director required prior to registration. Studies specialized topics in business not otherwise available in the curriculum.

    Prerequisites:Admission to the EMBA program or permission of the program director.Credits:1-3
  15. EMBA 697 - Special Topics in Executive MBA

    Sections established as necessary to focus on various topical issues that emerge in practice of executive business administration.

    Prerequisites:Admission to the EMBA program or permission of the program director.Credits:1-3
  16. EMBA 703 - Financial Markets

    Explores the relationships between financial markets and their impact on corporate financial decision making. Considers cross-market interrelationships, including how financial markets respond by creating financial instruments to meet the varying financial requirements of business firms. The course includes a domestic financial residency in New York that focuses on contemporary developments in these markets.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program.Credits:3When Offered:Fall - SummerSyllabi:

    EMBA703-DL1 (Summer 2013)  

  17. EMBA 710 - Global Macro Economics

    Focuses on the modern system of international trade and the opportunities that the global trading environment creates for firms. Attention will be directed toward the roles of national policies, international agreements, and business activities in the development of the system.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program.Credits:1.5When Offered:SpringSyllabi:

    EMBA 710 (Spring 2011)

  18. EMBA 718 - Leadership and Change Management

    Focuses on the essential elements of successful organizational change. Emphasis on understanding the forces for change, as well as developing skills to manage a successful change process. Gives a deeper understanding of organizational leadership and an increased ability to be a successful leader. Incorporates and integrates theory, research, and application, with the ultimate goal of providing the student with practical information about leadership.

    Prerequisites:Admission to the EMBA program. Credits:3When Offered:Fall, Spring
  19. EMBA 735 - Systems Thinking and Dynamics

    Enables students to develop, express, improve, and validate holistic mental models of problems. In doing so, they will build a foundation for better decision making leading to improved business performance. The main strength of the systems-thinking approach is its emphasis on long-term strategic outcomes as opposed to short-term tactical ones.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program. Credits:1-3When Offered:FallSyllabi:

    EMBA 735 (Spring 2011)
    EMBA 735 001 (Spring 2012)

  20. EMBA 751 - Corporate/Global Strategy and Capstone

    Examines issues in strategy for firms operating in multiple markets or businesses, including diversification, portfolio approaches to corporate strategy, mergers and acquisitions, corporate alliances and joint ventures, restructuring, and coordinating multibusiness corporations.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program. Credits:1.5When Offered:SpringSyllabi:

    EMBA 751 (Spring 2011)
    EMBA 751 (Spring 2012)
    EMBA 751 (Spring 2013) 

  21. EMBA 752 - A Strategic View of the Firm (Workshop)

    Examines the interplay between the industry environment and a firm’s resources and capabilities to drive superior performance. The course seeks to integrate multiple functional perspectives to arrive at a complete understanding of the firm within its environment.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program. Credits:1-3When Offered:Fall
  22. EMBA 755 - Special Topics in Management

    In-depth examination of advanced topics in management.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA program.Credits:1-6When Offered:Elective - not offered regularly. Syllabi:

    EMBA755-DL1 (Summer 2013)

  23. EMBA 790 - National Defense Residency

    Develops National Defense perspective through seminars led by professors and high-level managers; briefings by officials of government and other policy-making organizations.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA Program or permission of the program director. Credits:1-6When Offered:Fall, Summer
  24. EMBA 792 National Defense Residency 2

    Develops National Defense perspective through seminars led by professors and high-level managers; briefings by officials of government and other policy-making organizations.

    Prerequisites:Admission to EMBA Program or permission of the program director. Credits:1-6When Offered:Spring
  25. EMBA 795 - Global Residency

    Develops global perspective through seminars led by professors and high-level managers; briefings by officials of government and other policy-making organizations; and site visits to production and distribution facilities, research centers, IT units, and other corporate offices.

    Prerequisites:Admission to the EMBA program or permission of the program director. Credits:1-3When Offered:Summer, SpringSyllabi:

    EMBA795-DL1 (Fall 2014)

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