The Tiffin EMBA courses are covering advanced and important information, with case studies and focus on tangible results, in a reality anchored business environment.
Strategic Management is required as a capstone course in the MBA curriculum because it involves the most sophisticated and comprehensive approach to the process of organizational management. Key elements to the understanding of strategic management are: Internal organizational analysis, analysis of the external environment, and directing a successful fit between the organization and its environment.
This course synthesizes the entire curriculum of the MBA Program. The integration of knowledge into the strategic problem-solving ability that managers will need to responsibly handle, improve and grow in the business world of today and tomorrow.
The course explores the nature and steps in negotiation strategies for conflict/dispute resolution, labor/management relations and mediation. In addition, the student evaluates interpersonal skills in order to achieve positive outcomes.
This course deals with the management of multinational enterprises and managing in a global economy. Building on the interdisciplinary knowledge gained throughout the program, this course will tackle cross-cultural issues, socio-political and economic concern and international strategic management.
The examination of organizations in terms of patterns in design and operation through topics including organizational-environment interface, structure, technology and socio-technical systems and culture are the basis for this course.
Course focus will be on learning to make a difference as a leader. Discussion and utilization of practical principles of leadership with an emphasis on integrating theory and practice are included. Students will work to create a model and set of related perspectives about how one can become a better leader of one’s self as well as the organization.
Students will work to create a model and set of related perspectives about how one can become a better leader of one’s self as well as the organization.
The ethical, legal, and moral problems facing managers in the public and private sectors are the focus of this course. Current issues, regulations, trade practices and liability will be discussed.
This course builds on the student’s basic knowledge of accounting concepts to enhance their ability to evaluate the use of accounting data for internal planning, control and decision-making for managers.
Financial decision making addressing the structure of capital: its cost, availability and selection, along with management of cash flows and distributions are the focus of this course.
The focus of this course is using statistical data to solve business problems. Areas to be covered will include descriptive and inferential statistics. Students will learn how to ask the right questions, evaluate data and spot statistical misuse. They will understand the importance of validity and reliability in data collection. Areas to be covered include samples, experiments, measurement, data collection, tables and charts, descriptive statistics, distributions, confidence intervals, regression, t-tests, chi-squares and correlation. The student will not become a statistician but will be able to have a basic understanding of how to use statistics to make business decisions.
Using the knowledge gained in Statistical Methods and Decision Modeling for Managers, along with Marketing Management, the student will be equipped with a thorough knowledge of research methodologies. Application through research problems facing today’s managers will also be examined.
This course builds on basic concepts of microeconomics of business theory, with an emphasis on the firms’ use of limited information in an uncertain environment. Awareness of global perspective will be stressed.
This course will focus on the application of marketing principles in the globalized markets of the 21st Century. The combination of global free trade philosophies with local market conditions present an array of opportunities and concerns that need to be understood and managed throughout the world. The course will emphasize the global nature of these decisions and their impact on the management of products, services, brands and new market development.
Structure and operation of global financial markets: The international monetary system, global banking, eurocurrency markets, global securities markets, foreign exchange markets, emerging capital markets, and global portfolio management. Financial skills are required for effective management of companies engaged in international business with an emphasis on international financial management, extension of closed economy financial management techniques to the global market environment. Topics include balance of payments and exchange rate determination, the hedging of exchange rate risk, multinational capital budgeting, political risk management, taxation, the corporate management of short-term and long-term assets and liabilities and financing the global operations of firms.
The focus of this course will be on the human side of enterprise and how individuals and their organizations impact each other. Cultural diversity, respect of the individual and interpersonal skills will be addressed.
This course examines the role of the marketing function of global firms participating in both consumer and business markets, with emphasis on tactical and operating decisions and decision-making processes. Areas to be studied include market and customer analysis, market segmentation and marketing mix tactics and implementation.
This course explores the various aspects of decision making in business organizations and in life. Primary attention is given to the processes that surround and shape the decision making process. Information processing, attention allocation and preference processing are also examined. Biases and other decision making pathologies are examined in the hopes of improving the decision making process. A power-based model of decision making is also addressed.