Uttam K. Majumder: EDUCATION

MBA Program Description

Completion: Winter (January) 2008 - Spring (June) 2009

The Raj Soin College of Business has a long tradition of developing influential business leaders in the region and beyond. This program is the first in the region to be accredited by The Association to Advanced Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International , the highest accrediting body for four-year and post-graduate business degrees. Since 1974, this program has met the high standards for faculty expertise, academic quality, research and community service. Only one out of three business programs and one out of 168 accounting programs in the nation have achieved AACSB accreditation.

PRE-REQUISITE COURSES:
MBA 510: Survey of Accounting (Winter 2008)

Introduction to the accounting concepts, procedures, and practices. Includes analysis of the effect of transactions on financial position, preparation and analysis of financial statements, and use of accounting information to support management decisions.

MBA 530: Survey of Finance (Syllabus) (Spring 2008)

Theories, concepts, and techniques of financial management. Designed for student with no previous course work in financial management and for those with a need to review the basic techniques.

CORE COURSES:
MBA 710: Strategic Cost Management (Syllabus) (Spring 2009)

Application of advanced management accounting concepts to strategic management decisions.

MBA 720: Global Economic Condition (Syllabus) (Spring 2009)

Theories, practices, and patterns of international business and the effect of globalization on the business environment. Interrelationships between interest rates, unemployment, economic growth, inflation, and balance of payments impact on businesses


MBA 730: Financial Analysis and Decision Making (Syllabus) (Winter 2009)

Application of finance concepts theories, and techniques of financial management. Emphasis on case problems and decision making.

MBA 740: Legal and Ethical Decision Making (Syllabus) (Summer 2008)

Interdisciplinary study of the legal, ethical, and public policy issues in the global environment. Topics include restraints on competition, environmental regulation, product quality, employment, and technology.

MBA 750: Leading Teams and Organizations (Summer 2008)

A hands-on, experience-based course devoted to leading people and teams in today’s workplace. Emphasizes communication, conflict resolution, influence strategies, and empowerment principles

MBA 760: Marketing Strategy (Summer 2008)

Overview of managing the marketing mix variables and discussion of marketing plans, formation of strategies and problem solving. Material will be covered by readings and discussion of cases. Individual and team exercises will be assigned

MBA 770: Information Technology and Business Transformation (Syllabus) (Fall 2008)

Examining the use of IT to improve a firm's operational effectiveness and strategic positioning. Identify and evaluate changes in information and physical flows, cost structures and market forces that IT causes throughout value chain.


MBA 780: Supply Chain Management (Syllabus) (Summer 2008)

Explores the fundamentals of supply chain management, including the strategic role of the supply chain, key drivers of supply chain performance, and analytical tools and techniques for supply chain analysis. Cases and in-class exercises

CAPSTONE:

MBA 755: Developing and Implementing Competitive Strategies (Syllabus) (Spring 2009)

Competitive strategy as practiced in organizations from an integrated (cross-functional) perspective. Industries, competition, and other environmental forces are analyzed to determine an organization's competitive strategy. Student team work required.

ELECTIVE COURSES: Management, Innovation, and Change

MGT 706: Organizational Development and Change (Syllabus) (Fall 2008)

Organization development is presented as an ongoing change process that must be planned and managed. A variety of interventions are explained, and situations are analyzed to determine effectiveness.

MGT 721: International Management (Syllabus) (Winter 2008)

Studies fundamental concepts of international management and examines cultural, institutional, behavioral, and management systems and their operation in the international sphere.

MGT 766: Managing Creativity and Innovation (Syllabus) (Spring 2009)

Course addresses importance of innovation to organizations, common impediments to innovation, and ways organizations can stimulate, cultivate and implement creative ideas.

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