Curriculum

MBA program at Ukrainian-American Liberal Arts Institute “Wisconsin International University (USA) Ukraine” is comprised of 15 courses. To enhance the strength of the learning environment, the University utilizes technology to deliver course content. This includes the use of exclusive on-line and face-to-face courses.

The curriculum is as follows:

Courses Credits Auditory Hours
     
Advanced Accounting

(Prerequisites: Accounting I, Accounting II)

This course covers many advanced accounting and analysis topics, with the emphasis on analysis of financial reporting, and budgeting techniques and procedures. It is corporate-oriented and includes practical applications and problem-solving techniques. The two (2) group projects include financial reporting analysis of a public company, and a budgeting process analysis.

3 45
     
Advanced Finance

(Prerequisites: Principles of Finance)

This course covers many Advanced Finance topics, with the emphasis on valuation techniques and managing real and financial investments. It is corporate-oriented and includes practical applications and problem-solving techniques. The individual project includes a real time stock contest game, where students will manage their stock portfolios on international financial markets.

3 45
     
Contemporary Problems in International Economics

(Prerequisites: Macroeconomics)

This is an advanced course in International Economics that will explore key issues in international trade and finance in the global environment. Several regional issues are examined using the USA and the EU countries as an example.

3 45
     
Human Resource Management

(Prerequisites: none)

This is a graduate course that thoroughly studies major aspects of Human Resource Management with the aim of providing students with adequate knowledge toward helping their companies gain competitive advantage through their human resources.

3 45
     
International Business Law

(Prerequisites: none)

The course offers an advanced overview of international law, legal institutions, legal concepts and theories related to business in a contemporary global economy.

3 45
     
International Management

(Prerequisites: Principles of Management)

The course will provide graduate students with the concepts and analytical methodology useful in understanding the scope of managing in an international forum. The two main goals for this course are: familiarizing students with the problems and issues that confront international managers, and providing students with intellectual and practical insights, concepts and language to gain a competitive advantage.

3 45
     
International Marketing

(Prerequisites: none)

This is an advanced course in International Marketing that aims to develop knowledge and skills needed to manage successfully in any organization which has intercultural contacts.  Students will explore marketing decision making within a global organization using an applied framework of marketing planning and control.

3 45
     
IT Applications/E-Business

(Prerequisites: Computer Science I)

This course provides an in-depth look at Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point 2003 use, terminology and interfaces. “Hands-on” experience is provided through student use of computer lab. Students are exposed to real-life situations and the process of decision-making in a business environment. Research and work experience will be a valuable contribution to the class material.

3 45
     
Marketing Management

(Prerequisites: Principles of Management)

This course is designed to provide students with the understanding of marketing management through practical (case) and theoretical (classroom) work. Students will be given the concepts, ideas, and best-practices to enable them to feel confident entering or working in the marketing world.

3 45
     
Monetary Theories and Banking Systems

(Prerequisites: Macroeconomics, Microeconomics)

This course is an advanced overview of monetary theory, monetary policy, and the working of the contemporary financial and banking systems.

3 45
     
Operational Management

(Prerequisites: Principles of Management)

This course will provide students with the concepts and analytical methodology useful in understanding the scope of managing a firm’s operations. The two main goals for this course are: familiarizing students with the problems and issue that confront operations managers, and providing students with intellectual and practical insights, concepts and language to gain an operational competitive advantage.

3 45
     
Organizational Behavior

(Prerequisites: none)

This is a graduate course in Organizational Behavior that thoroughly studies major theories and their practical application in organizational life. The course will help students to apply behavior decision making principles to a wide variety of contexts within the non-profit and private sectors from small to large enterprises and to be able  to analyze organizational behavior in both – for profit and non-profit organizations.

3 45
     
Research Methods and Analysis

(Prerequisites: Business Statistics)

This is an advanced course in Research and Analysis that will explore key issues in business research; the course covers both qualitative and quantitative aspects of research conducted for the needs of enterprises. On completion of the course the students will be able to understand the theory and practice of conducting research and analysis in business, formulate research problem, research questions and build research design, apply various research methods to practical business cases, apply statistical and interactive research methods in business environment, etc.

3 45
     
Seminars in Business Policies

(Prerequisites: Principles of Management, Finance)

The course will provide graduate students with the concepts and analytical methodology useful in understanding the scope of business policies. The two main goals for this course are: familiarizing students with business policy problems through the use of case studies, and providing students with intellectual and practical insights, concepts and language to effectively create a viable business plan.

3 45
     
Statistical Business Analysis

(Prerequisites: Business Statistics)

This is an advanced course in Statistics that will explore applications of both descriptive and inferential statistics in a process of making effective decisions within an organization including developing reliable forecasts. The course starts with a quick overview of basic statistics topics and is followed by data analysis concepts which include hypothesis testing, one-way and factorial analysis of variance, multiple regression, and time series analysis.

3 45
Total: 45 credits 675 hours