Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Two Year Study Plan

 First Year, Semester 1 (Fall)
Code Course Title Cr
MBMG 510 Leadership and Managing People 3
MBFN 514 Managerial Finance 3
MBMG 515 Strategic Management 3
Total 9
 First Year, Semester 2 (Spring)
Code Course Title Cr
MBMI 520 Managing Information Systems Performance 3
MBAC 512 Managerial and Financial Accounting 3
MBMK 518 Marketing Management 3
Total 9
 Second Year, Semester 1 (Fall)
Code Course Title Cr
MBIB 524 International Business  3
MBGN 525 Research Methods for Business 3
  MBA Elective Course* (For Generalist Strand) 3
  MBA Concentration** 3
Total   9
Second Year, Semester 2 (Spring)
Code Course Title Cr
MBGN 545 MBA Investigative Study: Project or Seminar –based (Capstone) 3
MBOM 522 Production, Operations and Supply Chain Management  (For Generalist Strand) 3
  MBA Elective Course* (For Generalist Strand) 3
  MBA Concentration** (For Specialist Strand) 3
  MBA Concentration** (For Specialist Strand) 3
Total   9

* Generalist Strand
** Specialist Strand

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MBMG 510 - Leadership and Managing People

Pre-requisite(s): Graduate Standing

This course provides an in-depth study of concepts relating to leadership and people management within organizations. The work integrates theory, research and applications, with an emphasis on context-driven learning. Students apply principles of leadership and people management to their own occupational situations and will investigate topical case studies. The material is delivered from the perspective of people-management practice in both the UAE/GCC and internationally.

MBFN 514 - Managerial Finance

Pre-requisite(s): Graduate Standing

The course provides detailed critical treatment of the theory and practice of financial management within organizations. Topics covered include financial modeling, breakeven analysis, investment decision-making (NPV, IRR, etc.), capital budgeting and structure, working capital management, analysis of financial statements, and risk analysis. There is additional treatment of managerial economics.

MBMG 515 - Strategic Management

Pre-requisite(s): Graduate Standing

The course deals with the formulation, implementation and evaluation of strategies designed to give organizations a competitive edge. Corporate, business and operational – level strategy types are treated, and the use of various strategy analysis frameworks and models are discussed. Additional emphasis is placed on strategy formulation in the context of business practice in the UAE/GCC

MBMI 520 - Managing Information Systems Performance

Pre-requisite(s): Graduate Standing

The course studies techniques and practices for analyzing business information systems performance with emphasis on support for business processes. The course gives a strategic and integrated view of the exploitation of information and communication technology, with particular emphasis on e-business for improving business performance and business efficiency. The course discusses IT-driven business strategy, and reviews IT-related factors that are necessary for enhancing the performance of organizations in the current competitive global business environment.

MBAC 512 - Managerial and Financial Accounting

Pre-requisite(s): Graduate Standing

The course deals with managerial and financial accounting techniques and practices. The course examines the impact of cost and cost allocation on business performance analysis, using a variety of costing schemes. It presents accounting as an information system construct, and looks at methods for recording, presenting and analyzing accounting information. The course also looks at budgeting, ratio analysis and other fiscal management measures. The course discusses the impact, on Management and Financial Accounting, of contemporary management philosophies and techniques including JIT practices, quality assurance and performance measurement.

MBMK 518 - Marketing Management

Pre-requisite(s): Graduate Standing

The course looks in-depth at techniques for crafting effective marketing strategies, for a variety of market environments. Customer-focused marketing strategy design, implementation and management are discussed using contemporary frameworks within a market-driven setting. The course emphasizes managerial aspects of marketing, including integrating specific elements of the marketing process. The course additionally places stress on case analysis, within the UAE/GCC context.

MBGN 545 - MBA Investigative Study: Project or Seminar –based (Capstone)

Pre-requisite(s): MBGN 525 and prior completion of 24 MBA program credits

This course acts as a capstone course, serving to integrate the various specialist and generalist strands that have been studied in the program. If taken in Project mode, the dissertation itself is an extended piece of work necessitating empirical fieldwork and the collection of primary data pertaining to the business under study. Analysis of field data is expected to generate critical commentary and recommendations. If taken in Seminar mode, the course entails the carrying out of an extended investigative study of a business domain problem, using secondary data

MBOM 522 - Production, Operations and Supply Chain Management 

Pre-requisite(s): Prior completion of 9 MBA program credits

This course deals with the business logistics of production, operations and supply chain systems. The course also examines inventory management, input/output distribution and process design applicable to a range of business types.