Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

EMBA 600. Joint Executive MBA Program with UK0 Units

Description: Joint Executive MBA Program with the University of Kentucky

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EMBA 601. Managing People2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the program.

Description: Concepts and techniques of individual and groups including personality, motivation, power and politics, decision-making, group dynamics, job satisfaction, cultural influences and organizational development.

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EMBA 602. Business Models for Quantitative Analysis2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to program.

Description: Data organization and presentation, descriptive statistics, common probability distributions, regression and inferential statistics, such as confidence intervals and test of significance.

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EMBA 603. Economics I2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the program.

Description: Study of market systems, supply & demand analysis, consumer behavior, production theory, economic costs and profit, and horizontal and vertical boundaries of the firm.

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EMBA 604. Strategic Analysis2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the program.

Description: Strategic Analysis consists of analyzing information from the internal and external environments to recognize and assess organizational strengths, weaknesses, opportunities & threats.

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EMBA 605. Economics II2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to program.

Description: Study of markets and market structure, competitive markets, monopoly, and pricing with market power, and oligopoly, rivalry, and strategic behavior.

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EMBA 606. Financial Accounting2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the program.

Description: Fundamental principles of accounting needed by the manager.Topics include the assumptions of accounting, recording and reporting transactions and interpretation of data for decision-making purposes.

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EMBA 607. Business Intelligence2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to program.

Description: Introduction to the field of business intelligence, including descriptive, predictive and prescriptive analysis of business data.

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EMBA 608. Managerial Accounting2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to program.

Description: The use of accounting information to support managerial decision-making and business planning. Topics include cost-volume-profit analysis, budgeting and direct costing versus absorption costing.

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EMBA 609. Financial Management I2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to program.

Description: Introduction to financial concepts. Topics include the time value of money, analysis of risk and return, valuation of stocks and bonds and related concepts.

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EMBA 610. Marketing Management I2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to program.

Description: Coverage and application of marketing management topics, including segmentation/targeting/positioning, buyer decision making, product/service strategy, promotional decisions, and pricing strategy.

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EMBA 611. Financial Management II2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to program.

Description: Examines the capital investment decision-making process, cost of capital, financing (capital structure) decisions and related topics.

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EMBA 612. Marketing Management II2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to program.

Description: Part two of marketing management involves expansion of product, distribution/place, and promotions in creating integrated marketing strategies.

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EMBA 613. Leading Organizations2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to program.

Description: Theories of influence, leader behaviors, situation, followership, work teams and transformational leadership. Practical development of self-knowledge, self-confidence and choosing to lead.

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EMBA 614. Managing Global Challenges2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to program.

Description: Foundations of the global economy, current trends in the global business environment and issues facing international organizations.

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EMBA 615. Operations Management2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to program.

Description: Application of operation strategies and decisions, including process selection, capacity planning, lead time management and process improvement.

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EMBA 616. Corporate Entrepreneurship2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to program.

Description: The course introduces entrepreneurship in the corporate setting, how it differs from individual entrepreneur activities, and models of entrepreneurial activities in an established organization.

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EMBA 617. Business Strategy and Public Policy2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to program.

Description: This course examines how public policy decisions made at the federal and state levels influence business decision making.

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EMBA 618. Complex Organizational Change2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to program.

Description: This course examines both the content and process of complex organizational change.

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EMBA 619. Negotiations and Conflict Resolution2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to program.

Description: The course focuses on developing negotiating skills and becoming a more confident and judicious negotiator.

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EMBA 620. Strategic Management2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to program.

Description: Strategic management consists of top management decision-making regarding business, corporate & international strategies, as well as issues influencing the implementation of those strategies.

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EMBA 650. Special Topics2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Admission to the program.

Description: Special Executive MBA elective course offerings that focus on a range of topics including (but not limited to): branding, business and marketing analytics, and financial modeling.

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