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The Program

Goals developed from research include fewer prerequisites, compressed courses, interdisciplinary curriculum, stackable certificates, compressed time to graduation, connectedness to program, and faculty incentive.

MBA Bootcamp (MBA 800)

Term 1, Certificate 1: Foundations of Business Thought

FIRST HALF OF TERM
  • MBA 811: Technical Communication (business research, formal writing, formal presentation)
  • MBA 812: Quantitative Thinking (economics, statistics, quantitative computer applications, e.g. Excel)
SECOND HALF OF TERM
  • MBA 813: Interactive Communication (persuasion, il?fl.uence, selling, business etiquette)
  • MBA 814: Design Thinking (design thinking, creativity, problem solving, decision processes)

Term 2 - Certificate 2: Technical Skills of Financial and People Management

FIRST  HALF OF TERM
  • MBA 821: Accounting (financial statement analysis, costing, budgeting, corporate social responsibility, internal control)
  • MBA 822: Human Resources (human resources: recruitment, selection, training. development, performance management, compensation)
SECOND HALF OF TERM
  • MBA 823: Finance (capital budgeting, dividend analysis, capital structure, cash and liquidity management, financial forecasting)
  • MBA 824: Organizational Behavior (organizational behavior: culture, group dynamics, social management, motivation, negotiation)

Term 3 - Certificate 3: Transformation of lnputs to Outputs

FIRST HALF OF TERM
  • MBA 831: Creative and Entrepreneurial Ventures (business planning, business re branding, corporate entrepreneurship)
  • MBA 832: Supply Chain and Logistics (design and management of an effective supply chain, develop and assess logistics strategy)
SECOND HALF OF TERM
  • MBA 833: Marketing (marketing problem definition/analysis, market segmentation and targeting, marketing mix strategy)
  • MBA 834: Risk Consideration and Assessment (culture, practices, strategy for analysis and management of uncertainty, associated risk and opportunity)

Term 4 - Completion of MBA Degree

ALL TERM
  • Elective (graduate level relevant elective selected from a short, pre-approved list)
FIRST HALF OF TERM
  • MBA 841: Leadership Capstone (case-based application of KSAs developed throughout the program)
SECOND HALF OF TERM
  • MBA 842: Impact Capstone (action-based [i.e. company, regional, international] application of KSAs developed throughout program.

Annual MBA Refresher Weekend

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