MBAN-603DE Decision Making Methods & Tools
The objective of this course is to introduce the students to decision making methods and tools, as they are applied in business and management. The course is divided in three parts, the first part introduces students to inferential statistics as they are applied in business and management decision making, the second part introduces students to the principles of regression and forecasting methods as applied in business and management and the third part introduces students to the principles of optimisation and decision theory. A number of applications and case studies will be discussed with the students in order to provide them with virtual hands-on experience in decision making.
MBAN-609DE Organisations and HR Management
Introduces MBA students, to a comprehensive review of essential personnel management concepts and techniques focusing on practical applications that all managers need to deal with their HR related responsibilities. The course focuses with specific explanations and illustrations on essential HR management topics like job analysis, selection and recruitment, testing, training and development, compensation and performance appraisal.
MBAN-611DE Business Economics
This course examines economic and strategic managerial decisions under various economic and market conditions. It also adopts an international comparative perspective in order to highlight how different economic systems and structures, influence economic and business performance, market environment and thus corporate strategies.
MBAN-612DE Financial & Managerial Accounting
This course aims to give students a general overview of financial and management accounting theory and practice. It assumes that students have a basic knowledge of the techniques covering financial accounting and in particular the following topics: double entry, the accounting cycle, main financial statements and preparation of the Financial Statements. Therefore, the topics that will be covered will be Cash flow statements, analysis of financial statements, issues related to contributed capital (legal capital, preferred stock, treasury stock, stock splits, etc.), and income and changes in retained earnings (earnings per share, dividends, and statement of changes in stockholders’ equity). In the second half of the course, students will address Management Accounting covering Planning and Control, Short term Decision Making, Strategic Management Accounting and the Management of Working Capital and Sources of Finance.
MBAN-622DE Financial Management
This course addresses the principles, concepts and practices of corporate financial management, and the theories and applications underlying the financial decision making process.Topics covered include the agency theory, valuation, capital structure and cost, capital budgeting, corporate bankruptcy, working capital management, dividend policy, and mergers and acquisitions.
MBAN-667DE Strategic Marketing
This core course aims to provide students with a comprehensive knowledge basis in the field of marketing, including its philosophy, application and strategic context. The course describes the leading theories and models that are used to explain key concepts in strategic marketing and identifies the external and internal forces that impact upon the choices involved in the development, production and distribution of goods and services. The course additionally cultivates the skills and competencies required towards strategic marketing planning, with various tools and processes being presented both as a theoretical basis and in their practical application framework. The students are finally taught how to practically integrate theory with practice towards the development of a strategic marketing plan.
* You must complete the first six modules before proceeding to the next six modules.
MBAN-701DE Organisational Behaviour
Introduces MBA students to the importance of effective design and management of organisations through, the thoughtful application of knowledge concerning the behaviour of people in the workplace. The emphasis is on the human actor who is central to organisational effectiveness and success. The course focuses on developing professional competencies related to topics such as motivation, communication, leadership, group and team work, organisational change design, culture and change and occupational stress.
MBAN-703DE Business Ethics
How do people live their lives according to a standard of ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ behavior? The concepts of ‘business ethics’ are examined, where employees face the dilemma of balancing their own moral standards with those of the company they work at. Should the business world be viewed as an artificial environment, where the rules by which you choose to live your own life don’t necessarily apply?
MBAN-707DE Entrepreneurship & SME’s
The course aims at demystifying the process of starting a business by presenting difficult business concepts in a manner that can be assimilated by the small business entrepreneur. Students will learn how to start a small business, operate a small business and turn their ideas into viable business opportunities.
MBAN-685DE Corporate Strategy
Managers face no greater challenge than that of strategic planning and strategic management. Guiding a complex organisation through a dynamic, rapidly changing environment requires the best of judgment.Strategic planning issues are invariably ambiguous and unstructured, and the way in which management responds to them, determines whether an organisation will succeed or fail. In this capstone course students will be asked to face the aforementioned challenges.They will become familiar with the strategic planning process in the for profit, nonprofit sectors, within the context of the global aspects of strategy.
MBAN-670DE Operations & Quality Management
The course examines the basic elements of operations management with particular focus on inputs and suppliers, process and capacity planning, forecasting, inventory management, product and project management, implications of globalization, and the issue of quality and competitiveness.Emphasis is placed on demonstrating how the operations function can support business strategy
MBAN-736ADE Enterprise Information Systems
The course aims to enable student understand issues, problems and opportunities that senior managers and Chief Information Officers (CIOs) face today in organizations and enable them to refer to conceptualized principles and applied techniques and tools to efficiently address them. The main objective of this course are to describe and apply conceptual tools used to examine the efficiency and effectiveness of the management of business processes, introduce Enterprise Information systems (EIS) to students, extend students’ knowledge on EIS concepts and definitions and provide them with hands on experience by using an EIS system.