Graduate Core Courses
GB 6010 Managerial Accounting for Decision Makers
A study of interpretation and the use of accounting data for management planning, decision making and control. Topics include product costing, cost allocation, budgeting, variance analysis and performance evaluation methods.
GB 6020 Advanced Computer Applications
Applications of computer technology to analyze and solve business issues. Advanced applications with Microsoft software packages, spreadsheets and database management. Topics include programming languages and algorithm development.
GB 6030 Financial Management
Examine the fundamental principles of corporate financial management and capital markets. Topics include asset pricing methods, risk management, equity financing, debt financing, dividend policy and the relationship of finance with other functions within the firm, including practical and theoretical methods of financial analysis as part of a system of management decision.
GB 6040 Marketing Management
A study of business-to-business buyer behavior, marketing segmentation and selection, product planning, pricing, distribution, promotion, buyer-seller interaction, negotiations, competitive bidding, and ethical issues. In addition, social media will be reviewed in the context of business enterprise sustainability.
GB 6050 Managerial Economics
Examine the influence of economic behavior, government and other factors on the business environment. Models of aggregate supply and demand theories of consumption and investment, money supply and demand, inflation, rational expectations, stabilization policy, financial markets and international finance will be studied.
GB 6060 Human Resources Management
This course identifies the role of the human resource manager. The course examines, from a strategic approach, how the human resource functions interact with the EEO laws, job analysis, competency models, recruiting, selection, training, performance appraisal and management, job design, compensation, benefits, and labor relations. The intent of this course is to enable the student to apply human resources management techniques to the business industry.
GB 6070 Operations Management
A study of the theory and practices of the operations function and its application to productivity in the business functions. Focus is on the quantitative techniques for problem-solving and decision-making in a variety of strategic and tactical areas of operations management, including total quality management; process design and control, capacity planning, location strategy, materials requirement planning, inventory control, and project management.