Review periodic financial statements and the financial reporting process, while learning the importance of financial statements as an information source for creditors and investors, and as a communication tool for managers.
Understand microeconomic principles used by firms, including supply and demand, elasticities, costs, productivity, pricing, market structure and competitive implications of alternative market structures.
Explore valuation of the real assets of firms as well as the valuation of stocks and bonds, the primary financial assets in an economy through this introduction to finance.
Data-Driven Decision Models
Learn the analytical modeling of business decisions; uncertainty, risk and expected utility; and use regression modeling to infer relationships among multiple variables.
Leadership and Teamwork
Build upon your concepts of team-building and leadership to better ensure managerial successes through topics like decision making, communication and conflict, work motivation, building effective teams, and organizational change and culture.
Analyze marketing problems and evaluate specific marketing efforts regarding the organization's products and services, pricing activities, channel selection, and promotion strategies across both domestic and international markets.
Dive into efficient and effective design and operation of business processes, with an emphasis on process analysis and design, capacity management and bottlenecks, quality management, lean, six-sigma, and revenue management.
Understand data mining techniques and their use in business decision making while learning the key methods of data visualization, exploration, classification, prediction, time series forecasting, and clustering.
Through analysis of profit opportunities and threats, assets, resources and capabilities, you’ll learn how to organize your company to be the best prepared to adapt its strategy over time as the market environment changes.
Strategic and Transformational IT
Learn more about the key issues in managing information technology, and how major IT applications in today's organizations support strategic, operational, and tactical decisions.
Better understand accounting data in corporate planning and control, including cost-volume- profit analysis, budgeting, pricing decisions and cost data, transfer pricing, activity-based management, performance measures, and standard costing.
The Global Economic Environment
Explore the relationship between national and international economic environments while you learn the determinants of output, interest rates, prices and exchange rates.
This two-credit course put everything you've learned into practice as you integrate decision-making across all disciplines, and examine the impact of decisions on financial statements and on stakeholders both inside and outside of the firm. There's an emphasis on ethical leadership skills through building awareness of ethical issues, learning tools for analysis of ethical dilemmas and strengthening capabilities to act on one's values.
The modern organization consists of formal structures, practices, and cultural norms that all need to be well-aligned to support your strategy. You’ll learn to use tools to assist in thinking systematically and analytically about managing an organization and leading strategically.