MBA 610: APPLIED ECONOMIC ANALYSIS
This course is designed to help students understand the principles of both micro and macro economics and can effectively apply these principles to economic events that shape our world. The course develops students’ ability to interpret how businesses form and operate under various market situations. Topics such as supply and demand, elasticity, relevant cost definition and relationships, profit optimization, market characteristics and long-run profitability implications, resource costing, and global market competitive responses are studied. The course further examines the role of the various sectors consisting of households, businesses, and governments who comprise our economy act, and how those actions impact the state of the economy. Roles of government and the Federal Reserve whose actions can impact the state of the economy are evaluated. Topics such as Gross Domestic Product, economic growth, inflation, unemployment, fiscal policy, monetary policy, banking, international trade, and exchange rates are studied.
MBA 615: FINANCIAL ACCOUNTING: A USER FOCUS
This course is an introductory study of financial accounting. It includes the study of basic accounting language and concepts, recording financial transactions, preparation and interpretation of financial statements, accounting methods, business decisions, inventory valuations, and methods of obtaining capital.
MBA 630: FINANCIAL MARKETS
This course serves as an introduction to the financial system and its relationship to the financing of domestic and international business activity. Financial market components and phenomena such as financial instruments, institutions, flow of funds, market efficiency, interest rate determination and term structure, exchange rates, and the balance of payments are analyzed. The governmental impact on financial markets, manifested through monetary and fiscal policy and regulation, is also covered. An introduction is given to the concept of financial asset valuation and the time value of money. The emphasis is on the significance of these elements for conducting the financial affairs of businesses.