MBA by class

Learning Goals and Learning Objectives for MBA Degree-Program

Course List

MBA501 MBA502 MBA503 MBA504 MBA505 MBA506 MBA507

MBA508

MBA510

MBA612*

MBA617*

MBA 620

MBA 622

MBA623*

MBA624*

MBA628*

MBA630

MBA636*

MBA641

MBA642*

MBA645*

MBA664*

 MBA671*

 MBA690*

 MBA701

 MBA 702

 MBA707

 MBA711

 MBA712

 MBA716

 MBA725

MBA729

MBA751

MBA812

 

Courses with an asterisk* do not have individual college, program, or major learning goals. However, each course has specific course goals listed on the class syllabi provided by the professor.


MBA501 – Management Information Systems

Program Level Learning Goals and Objectives

The Management Information Systems course satisfies the following MBA major level learning goals and objectives:

Goal 5: MBA graduates will understand how Information Technology supports business strategy and operations.

Objectives:  Students will be able to:

A.        Effectively research, locate, extract, structure, and organize the information needed to assist in management planning, decision making and execution;

B.        Demonstrate proficiency with data management software

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MBA502 – Organizational Behavior

Program Level Learning Goals and Objectives

The Organizational Behavior course satisfies the following MBA major level learning goals and objectives:

Goal 3: MBA graduates will have a fundamental knowledge of human behavior and market structures in a global context.

Objectives:  Students will be able to:

A.        Demonstrate an understanding of how cultural differences and human diversity impact business decisions;

Goal 6: MBA graduates will understand and effectively apply elements of leadership to individuals and group dynamics.

Objectives:  Students will be able to:

A.        Demonstrate awareness of conventional and innovative approaches to leadership and motivation;

B.        Gain experience in teamwork and communication through involvement in experiential exercises including group presentation of case studies.

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MBA503 – Statistics for Managers

Program Level Learning Goals and Objectives

The Statistics for Managers course satisfies the following MBA major level learning goals and objectives:

Goal 2: MBA graduates will apply quantitative methods in accounting, finance and statistics.

Objectives:  Students will be able to:

A.        Apply and interpret quantitative methods and statistical analyses;

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MBA504 – Economics for Managers

Program Level Learning Goals and Objectives

The Economics for Managers course satisfies the following MBA major level learning goals and objectives:

Goal 3: MBA graduates will have a fundamental knowledge of human behavior and market structures in a global context.

Objectives:  Students will be able to:

B.        Demonstrate an understanding of market structure, macroeconomic, and international environments within which businesses operate, including the roles of financial institutions, the central bank, and central governments.

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MBA505 – Financial Accounting

Program Level Learning Goals and Objectives

The Financial Accounting course satisfies the following MBA major level learning goals and objectives:

Goal 2: MBA graduates will apply quantitative methods in accounting, finance and statistics.

Objectives:  Students will be able to:

B.        Perform and interpret standard accounting and financial computations, including cash flow and time-value-of-money calculations, cost-benefit analysis, and capital budgeting to evaluate the merits of a proposed investment;

 
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MBA506 – Foundations of Marketing Management

Program Level Learning Goals and Objectives

The Foundations of Marketing Management course satisfies the following MBA major level learning goals and objectives:

Goal 1: MBA graduates will understand global operations management and marketing concepts.

Objectives:  Students will be able to:

A.        Explain how value is created and managed throughout the product lifecycle, using marketing strategy and supply chain management in a dynamic environment;

B.        Demonstrate a capacity to apply business knowledge in new and unfamiliar circumstances through a conceptual understanding of relevant disciplines.

Goal 3: MBA graduates will have a fundamental knowledge of human behavior and market structures in a global context.

Objectives:  Students will be able to:

A.        Demonstrate an understanding of how cultural differences and human diversity impact business decisions;

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MBA507 – Operations Planning and Control

Program Level Learning Goals and Objectives

The Operations Planning and Control course satisfies the following MBA major level learning goals and objectives:

Goal 1: MBA graduates will understand global operations management and marketing concepts.

Objectives:  Students will be able to:

A.        Explain how value is created and managed throughout the product lifecycle, using marketing strategy and supply chain management in a dynamic environment;

Goal 2: MBA graduates will apply quantitative methods in accounting, finance and statistics.

Objectives:  Students will be able to:

A.        Apply and interpret quantitative methods and statistical analyses;

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MBA508 – Corporate Finance

Program Level Learning Goals and Objectives

The Corporate Finance course satisfies the following MBA major level learning goals and objectives:

Goal 2: MBA graduates will apply quantitative methods in accounting, finance and statistics.

Objectives:  Students will be able to:

B.        Perform and interpret standard accounting and financial computations, including cash flow and time-value-of-money calculations, cost-benefit analysis, and capital budgeting to evaluate the merits of a proposed investment;

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MBA510 – Managerial Environment and Ethics

Program Level Learning Goals and Objectives

The Managerial Environment and Ethics course satisfies the following MBA major level learning goals and objectives:

Goal 3: MBA graduates will have a fundamental knowledge of human behavior and market structures in a global context.

Objectives:  Students will be able to:

A.        Demonstrate an understanding of how cultural differences and human diversity impact business decisions;

Goal 4: MBA graduates will understand ethical frame works in managerial decision-making and leadership.

Objectives:  Students will be able to:

A.        Demonstrate knowledge of multiple frameworks for ethical decision-making, and how they apply to different business situations in a socially responsible manner;

B.        Demonstrate knowledge of corporate governance issues and the responsibilities of business in society and the fiduciary responsibilities of managers, including ethical reporting;

C.        Describe issues pertaining to social responsibility;

D.        Identify situations when ethical leadership is required.

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MBA701 - Financial Accounting

Program Level Learning Goals and Objectives

Learning Goal 1

Graduates will develop and apply tools and methods to fraud detection. 

Objectives:  Students will be able to: 

A. Develop an understanding of the various types of fraud schemes;

B. Develop processes and procedures utilized to detect fraud; 

C. Apply the use of technology in fraud detection.

Learning Goal 2

Graduates will develop and apply tools and methods to fraud prevention.

Objectives:  Students will be able to: 

A. Become familiar with strategies and tools for fraud prevention; 

B. Develop processes and procedures utilized to deter fraud;

C. Apply the use of technology in fraud deterrence.

Learning Goal 3

Graduates will apply legal and ethical principles in decision-making in the context of fraud investigation and analysis.

Objectives:  Students will be able to: 

A. Apply professional accounting and auditing standards to fraud-related investigative work; 

B. Apply ethical values in the context of fraud detection and prevention;

C. Apply critical thinking skills to make informed judgments. 
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MBA711 - Intermediate Financial Report I

Program Level Learning Goals and Objectives (Accounting Information Systems)

The Intermediate Financial Report I course satisfies the following Accounting Information Systems major level learning goals and objectives:

Goal 2: Graduates will know how financial information is aggregated and reported, in a controlled and secure manner, to external users in an automated system

Objectives:  Students will be able to:

A.        Understand and evaluate business processes and internal controls affecting the aggregation of financial information.

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MBA751 - Seminar in Accounting Theory

BSBA graduates will have a fundamental knowledge and understand the value chain for goods and services.

  1. Understand the creation of value through business processes integrating production and distribution of goods and services.
  2. Students will be able to apply the concept of the marketing mix for goods and services when describing an organization's marketing strategy.

Program Learning Goals

Goal 1:  Students will apply current principles of accounting to the measurement and reporting of accounting information.

Objectives:  Students will be able to:

  1. Construct the financial statements in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and analyze the strengths and weaknesses of each statement
  2. Valuate the reporting and valuation of assets and liabilities in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles.
  3. Evaluate the various alternatives to the measurement of income and the determination of financial position.
  4. Apply aspects of FASB’s conceptual framework to transactions and compare/contrast the reporting impact of the concepts applied.

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MBA630  Adventures in Marketing

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