MBA, Finance Specialization

 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: In addition to the base program curriculum listed below, international students attending face-to-face classes on the CUC campus are required to take the Seminar in Higher Education, a 3-credit course. 

Finance*

Offered Terms

Semester 1

1st  (8 weeks)  

MBAF 6455

Fundamentals of Money & Banking

2nd (8 weeks)  

MBAF 6460

Advanced Financial Statement Analysis

Semester 2

1st  (8 weeks)  

MBAF 6465

International Finance

2nd (8 weeks)  

MBAF 6470

Intermediate Corporate Finance

*Courses are offered on a rotational basis

Fundamentals of Money & Banking

This course provides an understanding of the role and importance of money, banking, and financial markets within the U.S. economy and the global economy. This course will explore the origins of money and also the nature of money and how financial institutions are involved in the exchange of goods and services on a global basis. Finally, this course will help students appreciate the important of interest rates and the Central Banks and International Monetary Fund (IMF).

Advanced Financial Statement Analysis

The focus of this course is the analysis of financial reporting and disclosures. Students will understand how the financial reports are used to help in management decision making and to create value within the organizations. This course explores the role of managers in financial reporting and disclosure choices. Finally, this course will provide the knowledge to develop and interpret financial statements and to learn the skills necessary to make decisions from the reports

International Finance

This course will focus on international finance from both the corporate and banking perspective.  It is designed to help students understand financial constraints on international business and differences between domestic and international environments. This course will guide students through international monetary system, the differences between foreign trade and foreign investments, measurement and management of foreign-exchange exposure, international financial markets and banking, import/export financing, and international taxation.

Intermediate Corporate Finance

This course provides a comprehensive review of corporate finance topics and examines the concepts, techniques and tools that financial managers use to make effective investing, financing and working capital management decisions. Students will examine advanced capital budgeting topics, financing decisions, working capital management and multinational finance.

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