The W. P. Carey Full-time MBA degree utilizes its top-ranked research faculty to teach core courses and electives. Classes include fewer than 50 students in all core courses and typically fewer than 35 in specialization and elective courses.
To bring real-world application to the classroom, perhaps the most important component of any full-time MBA degree program, our faculty members consult with more than 300 organizations worldwide and implement a case-based discussion learning format.
- Financial Accounting
Financial accounting concepts and procedures for external reporting.
- Managerial Accounting
Managerial accounting concepts and procedures for internal reporting.
- Career Leadership
Key skills necessary to identifying a career path, exploring career opportunities and self-marketing. Formulation of a career action plan including resumes, cover letters and interview preparation.
- Management Information and Decision Support Systems
The impact of information systems and how they are used within organizations to complement and enhance Business Strategies.
- Managerial Statistics
Fundamentals of quantitative analysis to aid managerial decision making under uncertainty.
- Managerial Economics
Application of microeconomics analysis to managerial decision-making at the firm-level in areas of supply and demand, production, cost and pricing. Evaluation of competitive strategies.
- Managerial Finance Theory and practice of financial decision-making, including risk analysis, valuation, capitol budgeting, cost of capitol, and working capital management.
- Ethical Issues for Managers
Study of ethical components of business decisions; the role of business in society.
- Organization Theory & Behavior
Concepts and applications of management including motivation, leadership, group dynamics, organization design, decision-making, communication and organization change.
- Internship Experience
Course focuses on the development and enhancement of Emotional Intelligence competencies most sought after by MBA employers. Course includes application of a 360 (degree) feedback instrument and the creation and implementation of a developmental action plan.
- Strategic Leadership
An overview of strategy and policy in the organization, emphasizing the integration of decisions in functional areas.
- Strategic Management
Formulation of strategy and policy in the organization, emphasizing the integration of decisions in functional areas.
- Marketing Management
Managing the marketing function; market and environmental analysis; marketing planning, strategy, and control concepts. Development and management of marketing programs.
- Operations and Supply Chain Management
Conceptual foundations for operational and logistic functions for all types of organizations. Application of analytical methods to production problem.
- Communication Skills for Business Leaders
Effective communication is an essential aspect of leadership. This course will help students develop their ability to communicate in ways that further their organizational and career leadership goals. Students will receive training in presentation skills, public speaking, and writing along with opportunities to practice their skills and receive peer and instructor feedback.
This course will introduce students to the frameworks and tools conducive to the pursuit of entrepreneurial projects inside and outside a corporate environment. Topics will include opportunity assessment, business plan development, early stage funding avenues, and planning for the challenges of market entry and growth. The course will encourage students to integrate skills from other courses including strategy, finance, accounting, economics, and organizational behavior.
Additional specialization, elective and area of emphasis course descriptions are also available.