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Master of Business Administration (Single Degree Program)

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MBA English Course

Students may take the MBA English course if they need additional help with their English language skills. Students complete activities that prepare them for the type of assignments they will face on the AUPP MBA program, while at the same time, learn the English language skills required for successful study.

Pre-MBA Courses

For students who have never taken any business courses or have minimum working experience, AUPP will offer pre-MBA courses that will bring them up to speed. Students are not required to take all of them.

Learn about the important mechanisms for communicating the financial health of an organization through the basic accounting processes. These start with recording business transactions and go through income statements and balance sheets to the creation of financial statements which summarize all the data gathered in the accounting cycle. These forms of recording and communicating financial data are key to understanding how well a business or other organization is performing.

Explore the alternative methods of preparing essential accounting information which managers use when they try to understand an organization’s performance and when they make decisions to improve that performance, control costs and bring about greater efficiency.

Study the general principles of business communication through the creation of effective documents and oral presentations. You will study and apply team communication and use of technology to facilitate the communication process.

Learn alternate corporate structures and how companies make investment and financing decisions. Topics include the time-value of money, capital budgeting, risk and return tradeoffs, the valuation of different types of securities, the cost of capital, financial leverage, and capital structure policies.

Overview of the concepts, ideas, and practices found in and important to business organizations. Topics covered include organization goals and strategies, organizational structure and design, leadership, change management, motivation techniques, human resources, group dynamics, and conflict management.

Learn how managers use tools and processes for making marketing decisions, including consumer behavior, pricing, product development and strategy, promotion, physical distribution, marketing research and marketing planning with emphasis on marketing mix decisions and communications.

MBA Curriculum

This course provides students with an understanding of accounting information critical in planning, control and decision making to achieve stated goals within an organization. It will incorporate the use of cases that focus on accounting data in directing the decisions and strategy of businesses. The course will provide students with the skills to analyze financial information through the use of appropriate accounting software in order to make sound managerial decisions.

This course provides students with an understanding of statistical data for the primary purpose of managerial problem solving and decision making. Topics include probability distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing, quality control and regression analysis. Applications of statistical techniques to issues in marketing, investment analysis and manufacturing are discussed.

This course is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to facilitate innovative leadership and management within different types of organizations. This course focuses on the impact of leadership and management on organizational effectiveness. Students will hone their critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Students will learn attributes of successful leaders and managers, the challenges they face in a global society, and how they build relationships and impact culture for organizational sustainability and innovations.

This course examines key economic concepts critical to managerial decision-making within today’s business environment with an emphasis on national and global, real-world applications. The course incorporates both microeconomic and macroeconomic principles.

This course provides students with the financial skills and critical thinking necessary to analyze and evaluate financial policy decisions in a global economy. The course focuses on financial statement analysis for decision making and includes time value of money, the cost of capital, valuation of stocks and bonds, management of short-term assets, short-term and long-term financing, capital markets, and multinational financial management. This course also addresses the impact of legal, social, technological, and ethical considerations on efficient economic outcomes.

This course challenges students to think about how they can create, build, or change an organization through sound leadership and management theories, personal relationships, creative and critical thinking, as well as how design thinking and innovation principles can be used to create value.

This course introduces the legal and ethical obligations in business. Knowledge of law and ethics must be included into managerial decisions. Students will learn to apply and communicate ethical frameworks to business decisions, with a lens on social responsibility. Proactive and effective communication can provide a competitive edge to organizations, reducing risk and liability.

This course concentrates on strategic decisions surrounding the production and delivery of goods and services. Value-added activities that transform resources into product. Covers process analysis, quality, inventory control, capacity planning and location decisions. This course will assist students in developing a systematic understanding of cost reduction, supply chain improvement in providing goods and services. Knowledge of foreign markets permits customer diversification bases and smoothen the business cycle.

This course guides students through the fundamental project management tools and behavioral skills necessary to successfully launch, lead, and realize benefits from projects in profit and nonprofit organizations. Successful project managers possess the skills necessary to manage their teams, schedules, risks, and resources to produce a desired outcome. Students explore project management with a practical, hands-on approach through case studies and class exercises. A key and often overlooked challenge for project managers is the ability to manage without influence; to gain the support of stakeholders and access to resources not directly under their control. Special attention is given to those critical success factors required to overcoming resistance to change.

This course focuses on providing students with cutting edge thinking about the topics that are germane to organizational behavior. It is the people within an organization who create, innovate, and are responsible for keeping a competitive advantage. Knowing how to motivate and mobilize an organization’s human capital is critical to organizational performance. This course will assist students in developing a systematic understanding of why people behave the way they do and understand how to translate that knowledge into organizational applications.

Organizational managers and leaders must understand how changing technologies, demographics, mergers and acquisitions, and globalization influence the potential of human capital to create and maintain strategic competitive advantage. This course will focus on how expanding the leadership and talent pool by having a sound diversity strategy can create competitive advantage. Issues such as immigration, diversity laws, work-life balance, equal opportunity, ageism, and the multigenerational workforce are discussed.

This course focuses on how globalization has opened the world to organizations and provides students the skills and knowledge to perform effectively as a leader within a company with global presence. Topics covered the broader themes about globalization and its implications, as well as multinational business strategies, from exporting to foreign direct investment, as well as economic, political, and cultural influences on the international marketplace.

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and understanding of the global marketing environment through key marketing concepts, digital marketing tools and global marketing strategy. The course challenges students to think critically about the global marketplace. Students will hone their approach to global marketing decisions, policies and strategies. Students will learn to formulate and evaluate a global marketing plan through the use of digital marketing tools and techniques.

This Capstone course requires candidates to integrate and synthesize core course concepts learned throughout the MBA. Students will be challenged to complete case studies and a final project that relate to MBA program outcomes, demonstrating skills needed to be an effective leader in today’s global workplace. The singular purpose of the MBA capstone is to provide students an opportunity to demonstrate their competency in applying the knowledge, concepts, and tools developing during their MBA program through an integrative experience. This is the last opportunity for faculty to assess student competency.

Tuition Fee

Tuition fee is paid by semester and depending on the number of courses that students are enrolled in.

Per-course tuition fee
MBA program tuition fee
$900
$13,500

Scholarships

Eligibility for scholarships:

  • have a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.40 based on a 4.0 scale and at least two years of work experience
  • write a maximum of 500-word essay addressing on the amount/percentage of scholarships you are requesting, what you can contribute to the AUPP community and why you should earn it
  • submit your essay to [email protected] with your name and application ID after submitting your application
  • available up to 70 percent

Deferred Payment Plan & Student Loan

Deferred Payment Plan
Deferred Payment Plan lessen the financial pressure on the students. This flexibility enables students to have the option of paying their tuition fee up to three installments per semester. The cost for this service is an additional $100 administrative fee each semester.

Student Loan
Students can request up to $1,000 per semester. Students must meet the eligibility criteria of the student loan program in order to be considered for the program. For more information, please contact Finance Department after receiving admission to the MBA program.