Introduction to Business Statistics
This course employs extensive use of data and statistical methods to support and improve organizational decision-making. Topics include data visualizations, descriptive statistics, probability distributions, sampling, confidence intervals, hypothesis testing, regression analysis, and the use of computer software for statistical applications. The primary focus will be on the flexibility of the analysis, and the ability to present the results in an intuitive and understandable manner for greater organizational impact. The ethical issues related to big data will also be discussed.
Introduction to Business Economics
Basic concepts and analytical techniques from micro- and macro-economics, including supply and demand, price determination, market structures, fiscal policy, and the monetary system and policy. With a financial perspective, the course will also cover issues related to international economics including foreign direct investment, comparative advantage, and determinants of exchange rates.
Financial & Managerial Accounting
Financial Accounting and Reporting: Learn how to prepare and interpret financial statements. Understand the theoretical framework and knowledge of US financial reporting standards. Managerial Accounting and Control: Introduce and explore the essentials of providing relevant and useful corporate managerial accounting information for business decision makers.
Corporate Financial Management
Provides an introduction to three key areas in finance - financial markets, financial management and valuation- focusing on how capital is effectively raised and invested in a value based management framework. Topics covered include: analysis of firm performance using financial ratios and other measures; techniques to assess new opportunities including new product lines, projects or corporate investments; an introduction to global capital markets; the relationship between risk and return; determinants of a firm’s cost of raising capital and the basic factors impacting the value of financial securities.