MKT642 : Marketing Research : (Credit hours: 3)
Designed to give students experience in acquiring, analyzing, and presenting information for making decisions about the marketing of goods and services. The topics include: methods for collection, analysis, and interpretation of data, demand analysis, and forecasting. Ultimately, this course is not intended to make participants market researchers, but rather good users of marketing information. A pilot market research study is required.
-MGT651 : Logistics Management : (Credit hours: 3)
-FIN643 : Islamic Finance : (Credit hours: 3)
This course allows participants to enter this increasingly crucial area equipped with the skills and knowledge necessary to carry out vital Islamic financial operations.
Many countries have recently seen a rise in demand for Islamic banking services, causing the sector to experience international expansion. This program ensures you are up-to-date with latest changes and equipped for success in this rapidly developing field. You will cover essentials such as the differences between Islamic and traditional banks, as well as how bank accounts work under Sharia principles.
On top of this, the syllabus explores the key activities of Islamic banks the key activities of Islamic banks and trends in Islamic portfolio management
-FIN644 : Credit & Retail Risk Analysis : (Credit hours: 3)
-FIN642 : Investment & Portfolio Management : (Credit hours: 3)
The course provides a rigorous, empirical approach to modern topics in Investment Management such as Asset Allocation, Investment Instruments, Capital Markets and Global Investments.
The course aims to provide participants with the theoretical as well as practical knowledge needed for investment expertise. This course complements the course “Financial Markets and Institutions” to properly equip participants with tools needed to develop a proper investment decision.
-MGT652 : Change Management : (Credit hours: 3)
-MGT641 : Entrepreneurship : (Credit hours: 3)
The course explores the concept and practice of entrepreneurship and its relationship to progress, with a focus on creating and growing global ventures. It analyses the determinants of innovation and develops the skills change managers need to analyze opportunities and stimulate more entrepreneurship, innovation, enterprise, and initiative from their employees. It also helps students to understand concepts of going to market and competitive sustainability.
-BUS653 : Cross Culture Communication & Negotiations : (Credit hours: 3)
This course focuses on issues, aspects and difficulties of doing business negotiations in Cross-Cultural communication settings. Specifically, it examines the negotiating types, processes and games. It good emphasis on the interactions of variables related to ultra language, religion, values, attitudes, social organization, education and political environment in the context of (transnational / international business. Special emphasis will also be laid on the personality traits in the negotiating processes
-BUS654 : International Business Law : (Credit hours: 3)
This course prepares students for business dealings in international law. The lectures cover in detail the fundamental concepts, principals, and rules of law that apply to international business transactions. Topics include how market infrastructure (contracts, commercial laws, intellectual property) affect business strategy, with special emphasis on legal differences between countries.
-HRM641 : Performance Appraisal & Compensation : (Credit hours: 3)
-HRM642 : Employment Relations (Labor Law) : (Credit hours: )
-HRM644 : Leadership & Team Building : (Credit hours: 3)
-HRM651 : Human Capital Development : (Credit hours: 3)
-MGT643 : Project Management : (Credit hours: 3)
This course will introduce students to the many phases of a project's life cycle and how to address them through knowledge and understanding of Project Management principles and how to manage them effectively using Project Management techniques by monitoring and maintaining control of scope, time, and costs within a project.
-FIN645 : International Finance : (Credit hours: 3)
This course provides a basic knowledge of international finance and shows how international financial environment affects giant multinationals as well as other firms that involve in international trade and transactions.
It will also cover issues related to international financial markets, and international financial management.
The course is targeted primarily to second-year MBA students who are specializing in Finance by way of the Corporate Financial Management and the Investment Management Majors.
Topics covered include:
• Foreign exchange rate determination
• Foreign currency options and futures
• Sources of global equity and debt
• Multinational capital budgeting
• Foreign direct investment
-MKT651 : International Marketing : (Credit hours: 3)
This course focuses on international problems and examines the external factors which influence a firm’s international markets and the segmentation of these markets.
It familiarizes participants to international marketing strategies for small and medium sized firms and global players and the issues raised by their implementation.
Finally, it introduces participants to the decision-making process for market entry strategies and product portfolio.
-FIN652 : Behaviorial Finance : (Credit hours: 3)
-FIN653 : Derivatives Market : (Credit hours: 3)
-MKT641 : Consumer Behavior : (Credit hours: 3)
This course introduces students to a wide range of behavioral concepts, and explores the strategic implications of customer behavior for marketers. The mutual influence process between customers and marketers is examined with the goal of understanding how customer behavior theories and concepts can be used to enhance marketing decision making and to develop effective marketing mix strategies.
-MKT643 : Integrated Marketing Communication : (Credit hours: 3)
The course is designed to develop the skills necessary to effectively plan, implement and evaluate advertising and promotional programs. Consequently, an understanding of the overall marketing process, consumer's behavior, communications theory and the media of advertising and promotion is included in the course to enable the student to acquire these skills. As a result, the various factors that must be considered in planning, developing, and implementing advertising and promotional campaigns and programs will be examined. Attention will also be given to the diverse environment in which advertising and promotion operates and promotional decisions are made. Finally, the regulatory, social and economic factors that influence, and are in turn influenced by an organization's advertising and promotional program will be examined.
-MKT652 : Service Marketing : (Credit hours: 3)
The course is designed to address issues related to marketing and managing services and delivering quality service to customers. The course focuses on how to attract, retain and build strong customer relationships through quality service and services. The methods and concepts presented during the course are applicable to every organization whose core product is service (e.g., banks, transportation companies, hotels, hospitals, educational institutions, professional services, telecommunication, etc.) and to organizations that depend on service excellence for competitive advantage (high technology manufacturers, automotive, industrial products).
-FIN654 : Contract & Trade Finance : (Credit hours: 3)
-FIN641 : Banking assets & Liability Management : (Credit hours: 3)
Banking Assets and Liability Management is concerned with strategic balance sheet management involving risks caused by changes in interest rates, exchange rate, credit risk and the liquidity position of bank.
Banking Assets and Liability Management is the act of planning, acquiring, and directing the flow of funds through an organization.