Azusa Pacific University System
Master of Business Administration
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MBA Program Requirements
The Master of Business Administration program features 12 courses at three units each to total 36 units. Each course meets for eight weeks. The graduate student typically takes one course at a time completing two classes each semester.
Application of accounting principles and theories. Students analyze and interpret financial statements; apply budgeting and control, variance, and costing concepts; and gain an understanding of the essentials of managing the accounting processes.
Development of skills and tools necessary for success in the MBA program. Students engage in fundamental research, use critical thinking skills, and improve writing skills while integrating the essentials of business management.
Analysis of business conditions and the development of rational solutions based on sound financial practices. Students acquire managerial skills for budget operations, accessing capital, and investing in resources. Students evaluate shareholder value-maximizing goals within an ethical and biblical framework. Prerequisite: MBA 510 Accounting Reporting and Analysis.
Jurisprudence augmented with a historical review of the U.S. legal system. Students review managerial skills and models to resolve ethical challenges in corporate governance along with the rudiments of legalities in organizations.
Utilization of critical thinking skills and quantitative data analysis for evidence-based, strategic decision making. Students employ quantitative and qualitative decision-making techniques in order to identify new opportunities and enhance competitive position.
Examination of advances in business enterprise marketing within a global context. Students explore marketing tools and their application to decision making in a digital age, and evaluate marketing strategy in consumer and business environments from national, global, and biblical perspectives.
Examination of tactics and procedures for defining organizational mission, vision, and capacity. Students analyze the development and execution of quantifiable strategic goals in internal and external environments for organizational effectiveness. Prerequisites: MBA 500, MBA 510, MBA 520, MBA 530, MBA 540, MBA 550, MBA 560, MBA 570, MBA 580, and MBA 590.
Mastery of management theories and principles. Students conduct research, apply critical thinking skills, demonstrate ethical decision making, communicate professionally, and apply advanced business management concepts. Prerequisites: MBA 500, MBA 510, MBA 520, MBA 530, MBA 540, MBA 550, MBA 560, MBA 570, MBA 580, MBA 590, and MBA 600.
Examination of economic theory in planning and strategic decision-making. Students apply economic theory in business decision-making including the analysis of supply and demand determinants, consumer behavior, unemployment, market structures, inflation, monetary and fiscal policy, and the effects of globalization.
Review and application of methodologies and frameworks for managing intellectual capital and knowledge to achieve organizational innovation and the efficient use of technologies. Students explore emerging information technologies (IT) to formulate organizational processes, policies, and employee/customer support infrastructures essential for advancing organization-wide innovation.
Evaluation and assessment of models to initiate change, create buy-in, and address resistance for improved organizational performance. Students examine the leadership of people and processes through contemporary models and approaches.
Evaluation of operations and supply chain management practices within multinational settings. Students employ management concepts related to controlling, planning, and directing people, materials, and facilities in the organizational supply chain.
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