Curriculum Details

Our Online MBA offers an optional Finance Concentration! You simply take three Finance electives to fulfill the requirement.

The following courses are required for the program (21 units)

ACC 5110 - Management Accounting (3 units)

The application of managerial accounting techniques and procedures to the solution of managerial problems in all functional areas of business. Prerequisites: ACC 5070.

MGT 5310 - Business Organization, Theory and Behavior (3 units)

Advanced study of complex business organizations. Analysis of organization systems and managerial actions in terms of their influence on patterns of behavior. Prerequisites: MGT 5050 or consent of instructor.

MKT 5410 - Marketing Management (3 units)

Emphasis on managerial decision-making, problem solving to formulate and administer effective marketing activities. Marketing as a total system designed to plan, price, distribute, and promote goods and services to users. Major emphasis on case method covering buyer behavior, product, channel of distribution, pricing, and promotion. Prerequisites: MKT 5090 and consent of instructor.

CIS 5620 - Computer Information Systems (3 units)

Overview of the concepts and structure of computer-based information systems which support decision-making at all levels of management. Topics include the definition and role of CIS; the uses of CIS; various organizational information systems; computer hardware, software; database systems, and the principles of CIS development and management. Prerequisites: OM 5040, CIS 5060, ACC 5070, or equivalents.

FIN 5210 - Managerial Finance (3 units)

Focuses attention on financial management of business enterprises and its relation to other functional areas of management and to general business policy. Extensive use of case problems and/or simulation exercises provides applications of theory to financial decisions involving cash flow management, capital structure planning, capital costs, capital budgeting, dividend policy, and valuation of enterprises operating for profit. Prerequisites: FIN 5020, ECON 5050, and ACC 5110 or equivalents.

OM 5630 - Seminar in Quality and Productivity Management (3 units)

Study of the management of quality and productivity of products and services. Emphasis will be on customer focus, business process re-engineering, benchmarking, suppliers management, continuous improvement, Just-In-Time systems, and statistical process control.

MGT 5900 - Integrated Business Strategy and Culminating Experience (3 units)

An integrated approach to the formulation, implementation, and administration of corporate strategy linked to specific strategic opportunities and problems. Extensive use of the case method in developing analytical skills applicable to strategic issues. Economic, social, and ethical considerations included in the analysis process along with functional-area skills related to strategic objectives. Individual and team structures will be used. Corequisites: Refer to the Schedule of Classes for the activity. Will involve activity work directed towards project planning, to include project development, background information search, and data gathering techniques. Prerequisites: ACC 5110, FIN 5210, and MKT 5410; and two of the following: CIS 5620, MGT 5310, and OM 5630. The third core course may be taken concurrently with MGT 5900.

Electives: Three electives are required. For students that elect a Finance Concentration, all electives would be in the concentration subject. For students that elective a General Concentration, you may take any three electives. See Course Schedule for elective choices each term.

Total required for the degree (30 units)

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