Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Master of Business Administration (Generalist) – Two Year Plan

MBA – Schedule of Delivery

 First Year, Semester 1 (Fall)
Code Course Title
MBMG 510 Leadership and Managing People
MBFN 514 Managerial Finance
MBMG 515 Strategic Management
 First Year, Semester 2 (Spring)
Code Course Title
MBGN 525 Research Methods for Business
MBAC 512 Managerial and Financial Accounting
MBMK 518 Marketing Management
 Second Year, Semester 1 (Fall)
Code Course Title
MBGN 555 Investigative Thesis or Project
MBIB 524 International Business 

Elective 1
(For MBA General

Any course from the MBA Concentrations
Second Year, Semester 2 (Spring)
Code Course Title
MBGN 555 Investigative Thesis or Project
MBMI 520 Managing Information Systems Performance

Elective 2
(For MBA General)

Any course from the MBA Concentrations

 

Master of Business Administration (Concentration in HRM) Two Year Plan

MBA (HRM Concentration) – Schedule of Delivery

 First Year, Semester 1 (Fall)
Code Course Title
MBMG 510 Leadership and Managing People
MBFN 514 Managerial Finance
MBMG 515 Strategic Management
 First Year, Semester 2 (Spring)
Code Course Title
MBGN 525 Research Methods for Business
MBAC 512 Managerial and Financial Accounting
MBMK 518 Marketing Management
 Second Year, Semester 1 (Fall)
Code Course Title
MBGN 555 Investigative Thesis or Project
MBIB 524 International Business 
HRM Concentration1
(For MBA Concentration/ Specialist)
Any course from the HRM Concentrations list
Second Year, Semester 2 (Spring)
Code Course Title
MBGN 555 Investigative Thesis or Project
MBMI 520 Managing Information Systems Performance
HRM Concentration 2
(For MBA Concentration/ Specialist)
Any course from the HRM Concentrations list

 

Master of Business Administration (Concentration in FINANCE) Two Year Plan

MBA Schedule of Delivery

 First Year, Semester 1 (Fall)
Code Course Title
MBMG 510 Leadership and Managing People
MBFN 514 Managerial Finance
MBMG 515 Strategic Management
 First Year, Semester 2 (Spring)
Code Course Title
MBGN 525 Research Methods for Business
MBAC 512 Managerial and Financial Accounting
MBMK 518 Marketing Management
 Second Year, Semester 1 (Fall)
Code Course Title
MBGN 555 Investigative Thesis or Project
MBIB 524 International Business 

FINANCE Concentration1
(For MBA Concentration/ Specialist)

Any course from the FINANCE Concentrations list
Second Year, Semester 2 (Spring)
Code Course Title
MBGN 555 Investigative Thesis or Project
MBMI 520 Managing Information Systems Performance

FINANCE Concentration 2
(For MBA Concentration/ Specialist)

Any course from the FINANCE Concentrations list

 

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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.

MBGN 525 - Research Methods for Business

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

This course is provides the necessary underpinning support for the EMBA dissertation and general business domain research. It allows candidates to make informed decisions and appropriate choices pertaining to research methodology. A range of business research tools, approaches and analytical techniques are discussed, and guidance is given on optimal structuring of business research documents and EMBA dissertations.

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

This course emphasizes managerial aspects of marketing, including developing marketing strategies and plans, and integrating specific elements of the marketing process. The course additionally places stress on case analysis, as a means for learning the material and for students to develop problem solving, group work, judgement and decision-making skills.

MBGN 555 - Investigative Thesis or Project

This course follows completion of all other courses, serving to integrate the various specialist and generalist strands studied in the School of Business graduate programs (EMBA). Students undertake a 15,000-20,000 word work-based study that focuses on a chosen business/management topic. The outcome is a dissertation, an extended piece of work necessitating investigation of secondary data and empirical fieldwork, through collection of primary data, pertaining to an organization and/ or a business domain problem. Analysis of collected data is expected to generate critical commentary and recommendations.

MBIB 524 - International Business 

Pre-requisite(s): Graduate Standing

The course looks in-depth at salient aspects of managing in a globalized environment, including consideration of theoretical concepts. It offers a practical treatment of political-economic aspects of international trade. The course discusses foreign direct investment, global monetary systems, and strategy formulation for international business practice. The course additionally places stress on international business case analysis, within the UAE/GCC context.

MBGN 555 - Investigative Thesis or Project

This course follows completion of all other courses, serving to integrate the various specialist and generalist strands studied in the School of Business graduate programs (EMBA). Students undertake a 15,000-20,000 word work-based study that focuses on a chosen business/management topic. The outcome is a dissertation, an extended piece of work necessitating investigation of secondary data and empirical fieldwork, through collection of primary data, pertaining to an organization and/ or a business domain problem. Analysis of collected data is expected to generate critical commentary and recommendations.

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 ebusiness 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

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.

MBGN 525 - Research Methods for Business

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

This course is provides the necessary underpinning support for the EMBA dissertation and general business domain research. It allows candidates to make informed decisions and appropriate choices pertaining to research methodology. A range of business research tools, approaches and analytical techniques are discussed, and guidance is given on optimal structuring of business research documents and EMBA dissertations.

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

This course emphasizes managerial aspects of marketing, including developing marketing strategies and plans, and integrating specific elements of the marketing process. The course additionally places stress on case analysis, as a means for learning the material and for students to develop problem solving, group work, judgement and decision-making skills.

MBGN 555 - Investigative Thesis or Project

This course follows completion of all other courses, serving to integrate the various specialist and generalist strands studied in the School of Business graduate programs (EMBA). Students undertake a 15,000-20,000 word work-based study that focuses on a chosen business/management topic. The outcome is a dissertation, an extended piece of work necessitating investigation of secondary data and empirical fieldwork, through collection of primary data, pertaining to an organization and/ or a business domain problem. Analysis of collected data is expected to generate critical commentary and recommendations.

MBIB 524 - International Business 

Pre-requisite(s): Graduate Standing

The course looks in-depth at salient aspects of managing in a globalized environment, including consideration of theoretical concepts. It offers a practical treatment of political-economic aspects of international trade. The course discusses foreign direct investment, global monetary systems, and strategy formulation for international business practice. The course additionally places stress on international business case analysis, within the UAE/GCC context.

MBGN 555 - Investigative Thesis or Project

This course follows completion of all other courses, serving to integrate the various specialist and generalist strands studied in the School of Business graduate programs (EMBA). Students undertake a 15,000-20,000 word work-based study that focuses on a chosen business/management topic. The outcome is a dissertation, an extended piece of work necessitating investigation of secondary data and empirical fieldwork, through collection of primary data, pertaining to an organization and/ or a business domain problem. Analysis of collected data is expected to generate critical commentary and recommendations.

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 ebusiness 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

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.

MBGN 525 - Research Methods for Business

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

This course is provides the necessary underpinning support for the EMBA dissertation and general business domain research. It allows candidates to make informed decisions and appropriate choices pertaining to research methodology. A range of business research tools, approaches and analytical techniques are discussed, and guidance is given on optimal structuring of business research documents and EMBA dissertations.

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

This course emphasizes managerial aspects of marketing, including developing marketing strategies and plans, and integrating specific elements of the marketing process. The course additionally places stress on case analysis, as a means for learning the material and for students to develop problem solving, group work, judgement and decision-making skills.

MBGN 555 - Investigative Thesis or Project

This course follows completion of all other courses, serving to integrate the various specialist and generalist strands studied in the School of Business graduate programs (EMBA). Students undertake a 15,000-20,000 word work-based study that focuses on a chosen business/management topic. The outcome is a dissertation, an extended piece of work necessitating investigation of secondary data and empirical fieldwork, through collection of primary data, pertaining to an organization and/ or a business domain problem. Analysis of collected data is expected to generate critical commentary and recommendations.

MBIB 524 - International Business 

Pre-requisite(s): Graduate Standing

The course looks in-depth at salient aspects of managing in a globalized environment, including consideration of theoretical concepts. It offers a practical treatment of political-economic aspects of international trade. The course discusses foreign direct investment, global monetary systems, and strategy formulation for international business practice. The course additionally places stress on international business case analysis, within the UAE/GCC context.

MBGN 555 - Investigative Thesis or Project

This course follows completion of all other courses, serving to integrate the various specialist and generalist strands studied in the School of Business graduate programs (EMBA). Students undertake a 15,000-20,000 word work-based study that focuses on a chosen business/management topic. The outcome is a dissertation, an extended piece of work necessitating investigation of secondary data and empirical fieldwork, through collection of primary data, pertaining to an organization and/ or a business domain problem. Analysis of collected data is expected to generate critical commentary and recommendations.

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 ebusiness 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