Management Decision Making
Timely and relevant information is central to effective organizational decision-making. It emphasizes the practical and functional nature of business decisions. To provide this, an integrated framework for management control systems is presented, through which management in an organization are assessed in order to determine how effectively they provide a competitive advantage for the organization. A framework for assessing management system's contribution to a firm's competitive stance is introduced and critiqued.
The study of the legal system, the law of contracts and property, agency and employment, consumer credit protection, bankruptcy, the Uniform Commercial Code, negotiable instruments and sales .
Human Resource Management
Human Resource planning, recruitment and selection, job design, learning and development, employment relationship, contracts and conditions of employment, reward and performance management, strategic aspects of HRM
This course is designed as a broad based course to provide managers with a conceptual framework in accounting and an understanding of the reporting, control, and analytical environment in which the accountant functions, and the interrelationship between accounting and general management. This course is aimed toward the intelligent use of accounting and related data by general management. It deals with accounting concepts - development of financial statements - cash flow analyses - cost accounting - capital budgeting -management control systems - financial accounting practices - tax accounting -accounting for inflation - and foreign operations. The course emphasizes the close relationship between accounting and financial management.
This course consists of Modules that cover all aspects of managing businesses in an ecologically sustainable manner. The course begins with an assessment of global ecological sustainability issues. It develops a framework for systematic eco-management by greening a company's vision, inputs, throughputs and outputs. Case studies of green companies provide real life examples and practical tools for simultaneously improving the environment and corporate profitability
A critical study of the forecasting methods available for use in business and non-business organizations; emphasis on developing the ability to use regression and time series methods; evaluation of these and other forecasting techniques in terms of appropriateness, probable accuracy, cost of implementation, and the urgency of need for the forecast.
International Management is a study of international business that integrates theory, policy, and application in a global setting. This course will introduce students to a variety of central issues facing international managers and assist them in designing approaches to ensure their effective operation in the international marketplace. The course will focus on the specific cross-cultural management issues that typically arise when business is conducted in international environments.
This course will develop a wide variety of techniques for the analysis of data. The SAS software is used to analyze data from various areas of business and the social sciences. The emphasis is on the application of the techniques to actual data. The techniques covered will include multiple regression, analysis of variance, principal components, and discriminant analysis.