This course includes fundamental concepts of both statistics and decision theory. Statistics enables students to collect, process and analyze data. Decision theory concerns a collection of concepts and techniques for evaluating complex decision alternatives. This course provides an introduction to generic modeling techniques that can be employed to address this complexity. Topics studied include linear programming, decision analysis, mathematical programming, inventory theory, forecasting, and Markov decision processes.
This course studies the role of economic issues in the managerial decision-making process. It covers the concept of microeconomics and provides key analytical tools. Theoretical concepts are consistently motivated by real-world situational scenaries, and are explained within the context of real-world business applications.
The course is to provide a basic understanding of published financial statements and of how such statements may be analyzed in order to draw inferences about the financial performance, position and viability of organizations.
The purpose of the course is to provide an understanding of the role, objectives and activities of the operations manager. It provides knowledge and understanding of the concepts and techniques of operations management, equips students with the necessary skills for data analysis and builds confidence in working with mathematical techniques.
This course introduces the theory of corporate finance and the application of this theory to realistic problems in corporate financial management. Topics covered include financial markets and institutions; time value of the money; security and asset pricing; risk and return, etc. The course analyzes optimal financial policy on a firm level, under what conditions an optimal policy actually exists, and how the actual financial decisions of firms may be explained in theoretical terms.
This course is intended for those who wish to have an understanding further of the principles of marketing and to recognize its role as an important management function. The course includes market definition and conditions, marketing strategies, consumer value and satisfaction, the marketing mix, policies and plans, and decision-making. Case studies selected will study in detail the problems and processes o marketing, with a view toward the development of analytical techniques used in the marketplace
This course draws upon psychology, sociology and anthropology to examine the role of culture in the behavior of managers, employees, consumers, competitors and the community in business environment. Among the topics included are communication, motivation, change, group dynamics, stress, negotiation, interpersonal relationships, and decision-making.
This course aims to equip students with the knowledge, insights and skills needed to manage people effectively. The course addresses a range of human resource management practices and develops a criterial approach to the theory and concepts of organizational effectiveness and change management. Included are evaluation of national human resources, recruitment and remuneration systems, gender and ethnic issues, performance evaluation and reward, training and development, and policies.
This course aims to provide students with an introduction to planning, implementing and mai-ntaining an effective and efficient information service for an organization. Emphasis will be placed on the established conceptual framework as well as on the latest trends and developments in information systems. Through the integration of theory and practice, the course is intended to equip students with knowledge, methods, and awareness of the electronic revolution that increasingly shapes international business operations.
This course is designed to provide students with a deeper understanding of strategic management principles, theories and concepts. During this course, the student will learn how to develop mission statements, assess both the external and internal environments to determine organizational strengths and weaknesses. All materials are designed to provide valuable practical application of learned theories and concepts.
The course aims to enable students to use English as a comprehensive tool in business, management and economic field. Through the study, students should be able to read English books and journals, and other materials in order to obtain information and to be familiar with newest development of the business world. Oral and written communication skills are also established.
Managerial communication is one of core courses in the MBA programs of many significant Chinese and foreign business schools, and it serves as a key training session of entrepreneurs and managerial leaders. This course aims to build on the oral and written communication skills through simulations in various managerial communication contests. The notion is emphasized that both academic learning and business practices are appreciated for shaping excellent managers in our new era. Some fundamental principles and practices of effective communication are covered both at the individual level and at the organizational level.