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.
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.
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.
Analysis of business conditions and development of rational solutions based on sound financial practices. Students acquire managerial skills for budget operations, accessing capital, reporting economic outcomes, and investing in resources. Learners will evaluate shareholder value-maximizing goals within an ethical and biblical framework. Prerequisite: MBA 510 Accounting Reporting and Analysis
Examination of economic theory in managerial planning and strategic decision-making. Learners analyze economic theory in business decision making relative to supply and demand, consumer behavior, unemployment, market structures, inflation, fiscal policies, money and banking, and the effects of globalization.
Jurisprudence augmented with a historical review of the U.S. legal system. Learners review managerial skills and models to resolve ethical challenges in corporate governance along with the rudiments of legalities in organizations.
The use of critical thinking skills and quantitative data analysis for evidence-based decision making in strategic planning and operations management. Learners employ quantitative and innovative decision-making techniques that include theory and practice in order to identify new opportunities, manage organizational capacity, and enhance competitive position.
Review and application of methodologies and frameworks for managing intellectual capital and knowledge to achieve organizational innovation and the efficient use of technologies. Learners explore emerging information technologies (IT) to formulate organizational processes, policies, and employee/customer support infrastructures essential for advancing organization-wide innovation.
Development of efficient strategies to initiate change, create buy-in, address resistance, and distinguish organizational culture nuances for effective change initiatives. Students examine the management of people and processes through contemporary models and approaches.
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.
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.
Examination of tactics and procedures for defining the organizational mission, vision, and capacity. Students analyze the development and execution of quantifiable strategic goals in internal and external environments for organizational effectiveness.
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