Vietnam Executive MBA

Core Curriculum

Rigorous and challenging, the Shidler College of Business Executive MBA curriculum is designed to sharpen tools, refine skills, and put global challenges in perspective. You can expect to experience professional growth, and you may also find that your own entrepreneurial spirits will be ignited. It is a thoroughly modern curriculum which carefully integrates the human, information technology and quantitative aspects of modern management in a results-oriented structure.

The curriculum focuses on the basics and at the same time explores disciplines of the new technology, including entrepreneurship, e-business, and Asia-Pacific and global strategies. Coursework is stimulating, enabling participants to gain a thorough understanding of the financial management process.

By presenting new theories and applications and by challenging participants to incorporate new concepts into their everyday business experiences, the Executive MBA curriculum prepares managers and executives to meet new real-world business challenges and opportunities, and to succeed.

Vietnam Executive MBA Core Required Courses

BUS 619 - Data Analytics and Statistics for Business (3)

Data analytical and statistical tools for the MBA with emphasis on descriptive and predictive quantitative analytical methods, including time series and regression. Repeatable unlimited times. MBA majors only. Graduate students only. A-F only.

BUS 620 - Micro- and Macro-economic Foundations for Managers (3)

Applications of micro- and macro-economic principles to managerial decisions. Microeconomics focuses on economic foundations of business strategies. Macroeconomics focuses on the external economic environment including regulatory and international trends and issues. Admission to MBA program. A-F only. Pre: MBA math and economics tutorials, or equivalents; or consent. 

BUS 623 - Marketing Management (3)

Concepts and issues in marketing within the global environment of business. Ethical dimensions and social responsibilities; market research; consumer segmentation and positioning. Strategic marketing planning. A-F only.

BUS 624 - Accounting for Decision-Making (3)

Accounting tools for business professionals focusing on the role of accounting information in capital markets, managerial decision-making and corporate governance. A-F only. Pre: Accounting tutorial; or consent.

BUS 625 - Digital Transformation with Information Systems and Technology (3)

Practices, techniques, and tools for managing digital innovation in markets, firms, and enterprise systems through information technologies and applications. Repeatable unlimited times. MBA majors only. Graduate students only. A-F only. Pre: 621 and 622 or 619 and 620; or consent.

BUS 626 - Leadership and Organizational Behavior (3)

Personal leadership and communications development and the contributions of the behavioral sciences to understanding human behavior in organizations with a focus on leading organizations in times of change. A-F only.

BUS 629 - Managerial Finance (3)

Financial management theories and tools for business professionals; asset management; capital budgeting; capital structure and dividend policies. A-F only. Pre: 621, 622 and 624 or 619, 620 and 624; or consent.

BUS 632 - Business Policy and Strategy (3)

Integration of learning through analysis of comprehensive business problems, resolution of policy issues, and the study of competitive strategies in the international setting. Pre: MBA core courses completed or taken concurrently; or consent.

BUS 696 - MBA Consulting Practicum (3)

Final MBA requirement for those candidates not writing a thesis. Candidates will form consulting teams to perform a meaningful, strategic study for a client organization. Pre: 632 and completion of at least 12 elective credits; or consent.