This course is the first in a series of three designed to prepare students who did not complete a business undergraduate degree to begin graduate studies in the MBA program. This course includes three components. The first is an introduction to financial accounting principles and standards that are fundamental to the preparation, understanding and use of financial statements. The second section is an introduction to the use of cost accounting data for planning, control, and decision making. The third section includes development of financial tools and concepts necessary for a manager to make decisions with the objective of wealth maximization.

This course is the third in a series of three courses designed to prepare students who did not complete a business undergraduate degree to begin graduate studies in business in the MBA program. This course includes three components. The first is an introduction to Management, providing a broad spectrum of management theory and introducing general concepts of strategic planning, decision making, organizing, managing human resources, communicating, motivating and leading, management control, and operations management. The second section is a managerial approach to the marketing function in a business or not-for-profit organization covering market strategy planning and the marketing mix of place, price, product, and promotion in relation to the customers and/or clients. The third section is an introduction to the American legal institutions and sources of law with emphasis on ethics, torts, criminal law, contracts and sales.

Familiarizes the student with the principles and applications of modern computer-based information and decision support systems. Provides the student with the skills to apply the techniques of quantitative analysis and operations research in a wide variety of business situations, through analysis of case studies, which utilize a series of quantitative techniques.

Familiarizes the student with the principles and applications of modern computer-based information and decision support systems. Provides the student with the skills to apply the techniques of quantitative analysis and operations research in a wide variety of business situations, through analysis of case studies, which utilize a series of quantitative techniques.

Develops the skills needed to reach organizational objectives by combining and transforming resources to increase value. Topics covered include operations decision making, capital budgeting, facility location, facility design, product design and mix, process planning, job design, materials management, inventory control, project management, and quality control through case study analysis.

Formulation of strategy by the general manager through the creative combination of opportunities in the external industry environment, strengths and weaknesses of the firm, personal values of the key implementers, and societal expectations toward the firm. This course combines the knowledge of all the other courses in the program to develop the critical skills of analysis of corporations' strategic plans and formulation of the student's strategic plan for firms through case studies.