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* The university offers two MBA degree programs: MBA Global Business Concentration and MBA Real Estate Concentration.
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MBA Global Business Concentration
MBA 501 Business Economics
This course addresses how to increase a business’s profitability by applying economic analysis to a wide array of business problems.
MBA 502 Essentials in Accounting and Finance
This course addresses detailed examination of standard financial accounting, including major financial statements, double-entry accounting method, accrual and cash accounting, and specific analysis of assets, liabilities, and owner’s equity accounts.
MBA 503 Strategic Management
This course provides knowledge of business strategy decision to support long-term effectiveness of business organization. Business strategy s relate to decision and action that affect the performance and viability of business organization. This course is focused on information, analysis, organizational processes, and business valuation skills managers should use to design strategy, position their business, determine the boundaries of business organization.
MBA 504 Strategic Marketing
This course covers the major elements of the marketing process including domestic and foreign market assessment, strategic planning, and development of marketing mix. Topics include consumer/business buying behavior, market research, brand management, product development, pricing strategies, and the design of marketing channels (promotion and distribution).
MBA 505 Small Business Operation
The course incorporates current theory and practice relating to starting and managing small businesses. It includes a comprehensive coverage of critical small business issues, numerous real world examples to help students understand how to apply the business management concepts in theory.
MBA 506 Business Statistics & Analysis
This course emphasizes analyzing data, interpreting the output and utilizing skills to effectively apply statistical techniques to the design and evaluation of research regarding business practice. Included are the knowledge and skills to select statistical procedures appropriate to a research task and design, and the performance of accurate calculations in applying them.
MBA 510 Leadership and Organizational Behavior
Individual, group and inter-group behavior within organizations in the context of technological change, workforce diversity, ethical challenges, and globalization.
MBA 511 Consumer Behavior and Marketing
This course examines the theories of methods used to identify profitable customers, understand their needs and wants, and how to build a bond with them by developing customer-centric products and services directed toward providing customer value. A special emphasis will be put on understanding the customer life cycle, market segmentation, customer acquisition, basket analysis, cross-selling, customer retention and loyalty.
MBE 502 New Venture Management
This course examines the problems and issues confronting entrepreneurs beyond the
start-up of a new venture. Well-managed growth can lead to rapid capital appreciation and a company valuation, which will return significant rewards in the marketplace. Students will be prepared to strategically or tactically to manage and lead the venture from the start up to a growing business.
MBE 504 Creativity & Innovation in Business
This course provides students with an understanding of how creativity and innovation can be facilitated and managed in a work setting. Students will learn about theoretical conceptualizations of creativity and innovation as well as practical applications involved in fostering creativity and innovation in the workplace.
MBE 506 International Entrepreneurship
This explores the many dimensions and challenges of global venture creation and growth. The course offers a framework for understanding the entrepreneurial process in global contexts and exposes students to key issues and problems specific to international ventures.
MBR 501 Real Estate Investment
This course addresses the major aspects of real estate investment from the perspective
of corporate, private, and public owners; investors; and users. The course will expose students to current “real world”real estate investment situations and people who shape them. Topics covered will span the real estate equity and debt markets, both public and private. The course focuses on commercial real estate, but will address the housing markets as well.
MBR 502 Real Estate Capital Markets and Finance
This course studies fundamental concepts, principles and analytical techniques of real estate capital markets and finance. The course addresses three main parts: 1) mortgage analysis; 2) equity and hybrid financing; 3) secondary mortgage markets.
MBR 503 Real Estate Market Analysis and Appraisal
Techniques of real estate valuation. Market analysis, legal and political analysis, and highest and best use analysis; in-depth exposure to the three approaches to valuation; market
comparison, income, and cost; the role of valuation in real estate investment; government regulation of appraisers. Students will learn the concepts, tools, and techniques for evaluating individual real estate assets, based on the application of economic theory and principles of urban economics, for the purpose of real estate valuation.
MBR 504 Property Management
This course examines the fundamentals of professional property management of investment properties: residential, commercial and industrial. Focuses on organization, staffing, marketing, accounting maintenance, landlord/tenant law and management procedures.
MBR 505 Legal Aspects of Real Estate
This course provides an overview of real estate law, including the acquisition of real property and the rights of ownership and tenancy. Topics covered in the course include landlord and tenant relationships (residential and commercial), property ownership and rights, easements, contract requirements, the role of brokers, adverse possession and new and emerging topics, including sustainability and environmental issues.
MBC 601 Comprehensive Exam
Guidance to assist graduate students in the preparation of the topics in readiness for the exam questions. The examination itself will be of 3 hour duration and consist of writing selected questions under proctored supervision, according to rigorous guidelines.
Master of Business Administration: Concentration: Global Business Administration
A completion of all required course work of 36 semester hours with at least a cumulative GPA of 2.5. A successful completion of at least 30 semester hours in residency at SWCU. A successful completion of the graduation capstone: MBC 601 Comprehensive Exam A settlement of all financial obligations to SWCU
Upon successful completion of the program, the graduate will be able to:
1) To gather, analyze, evaluate and synthesize relevant data and information in order to solve business problems and arrive at appropriate decisions.
2) To demonstrate leadership and team skills for implementing organizational activities and managing change.
3) To demonstrate an advanced knowledge and application of the principles and tools of a variety of business areas, including accounting, finance, marketing, and management.
4) To evaluate business opportunities and project effective strategies in response to problems and threats.
5) To assess and apply cultural commonalities and differences in global contexts for the maximization of business output.
6) To articulate and apply the current U.S. and global legal environment for business.
Concentration: Global Business Administration
Marketing Managers (11-2021), Financial Analyst (13-2015.00); General and Operations Managers (11-1021.00); Sales Managers (11.2022.00); Administrative Services Managers (11-3012.00) ; Cost Estimators (13-1051.00); Management Analysts (13-1111.00), Accountants (113-2011.01); Auditors (13-2011.02); Budget Analysts (13-2031.00); Credit Analysts (13-2041.00); Financial Examiners (132061.00); Tax Examiners and Collectors and Revenue Agents (13-2081.00 [from the United States Department of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification Codes: Year 2018]
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