Master of Business Administration
Finance & Accounting Regis University
The Master of Business Administration in Finance & Accounting
from Regis University prepares students for a
larger role in managing a company's fiscal policy
and operations - while developing expertise in
key financial areas, as well as integral business
and leadership skills. The curriculum, taken
in the track progression listed below, is comprised
of 11 8-week courses that are structured so that
one course builds upon the mastery of other courses
and emphasizes the integration of course materials
to insure a cohesive, coordinated learning experience.
Courses for Finance & Accounting
Essentials of Business Development
I & II
Using a comprehensive case analysis studying
a startup medical supply company as a framework,
this course introduces students to basic concepts
and principles of macro and micro economics,
business uses of accounting principles for
financial statement preparation and management
information, key components of business finance,
financial statement analysis, capital budgeting
fundamentals, asset management techniques,
the basics of cash management, statistical
modeling, probability theory, estimation and
regression, principles of marketing, analysis
of markets and pricing and distribution decisions.
The Economics of Management
Examines the range of economic assumptions in an environment
of rapid change from the perspective of the manager.
Utilizes methods, concepts and models deriving from
microeconomics, macroeconomics and international economics
in quantitative and qualitative aspects. Stresses the
convergence of economic systems, the increasing importance
of regionalism and the emergence of a truly global
economy. Emphasizes national income determination,
economic growth, the theory of the firm, a changing
production process and global economics.
The Ethical & Legal Environment
Examines the social and governmental structure within
which business operates. Focuses on effective and ethical
strategies for addressing issues of public concern,
including labor and employment law, administrative
agency procedures, public issues management, product
liability, and social contract, agency, stakeholder
models of corporate responsibility.
Issues in International Business
Examines issues essential to an understanding of international
business activity. Includes the nature of international
business, international economic institutions and
issues, international monetary issues, government
activity affecting international trade, social and
cultural effects on international business, human
resource management and other related issues.
Financial Decision Making
Examines the use of financial theories and techniques
in making financial decisions under conditions of uncertainty.
Emphasizes the critical evaluation of concepts to assess
their usefulness in practical business situations.
Uses computer applications to solve practical problems.
Interpreting Accounting Information
Focuses on the understanding of financial statement
analysis from a managerial perspective. Presents
standard accounting analysis and modern developments
in a practical, intuitively accessible fashion. Emphasizes
cash-flow analysis and the cash-flow consequences
of business activity.
Investments & Portfolio Management
Provides an understanding of the kinds of
analysis and techniques used by individual investors
and professional money managers to decide on investment
objectives and select possible investment alternatives.
Case Studies in Management Accounting
Develops students' management accounting techniques
and skills needed to make ethical profit-maximizing
decisions. Emphasizes data selection, analysis, decision-making
and evaluation of results in complex, realistic situations.
Case Studies in Financial Management
Students apply the principles of business finance to
business decision-making using the case method of
Uses case analysis to explore the application of marketing
principles to the basic product and service decisions
of the firm. Includes product development; pricing
and distribution; changing attitudes and habits of
buyers; market definition and forecasting and the impact
of such forces as product technology, advertising and
computer behavior on the product life cycle.
Strategies in a Global Environment
Examines the influence of international economic, political,
business and financial factors on the long range
planning of the firm. Includes the impact on business
of global competition, multicultural human resource
management, domestic and foreign government policy,
global marketing and product development, international
capital markets and regional trading blocs such as
the EC or NAFTA.
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