Finance is the language of business. Many students who complete this program go on to take the chartered financial analysts (CFA) exam. This concentration is appropriate for those interested in middle and upper management, brokerage, insurance, and running their own business.
Business Studies Rooted in Christian Ethics
Are you considering furthering your education but are concerned with the pressures of juggling work, school, and family? At Concordia University Wisconsin – an accredited online university, we understand the life of a busy, working adult and have tailored our 100% online Master of Business Administration program specifically to meet your needs. Our online mba offers flexible classes that are taught by experienced business leaders and practitioners who are currently active in their field. Each class is specifically designed to move you closer to your career goals while still allowing you to maintain a work/life balance.
Program Features and Benefits
- Capstone Course Required (No GMAT or GRE or Thesis required)
- Worldwide practitioner instructors
- Choose from eleven different concentrations ranging from environmental
- studies to risk management.
- Start anytime in an individualized program.
- Become part of a diverse MBA student body. 40% of our students are international and 60% are female.
- Concordia University Wisconsin has received specialized accreditation for its business programs through the International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education (IACBE)
Choose 15 Credits
|Course Number||Course Title||Description||Credits|
|MBA 558||Real Estate Investment||On-campus only - Real Estate Investment is a survey course which outlines the different professional paths available in setting and obtaining investment objectives . This includes an overview of investment instruments, forms of ownerships, financing instruments (capital, debt, securitization and government subsidized) and investor strategies for constant fluid markets.||3|
|MBA 870||Legal Aspects of Business||Legal Aspects of Business entails the study of the contemporary and legal issues facing managers and the development of practical skills for analyzing decision-making from both the legal and ethical standpoints . Issues will be studied from the position of managerial decision-making with an emphasis on the establishment of sound, well-grounded policies intended to prevent and resolve disputes.||3|
|MBA 876||Fraud Management||Fraud Management is designed to provide students with a basis understanding of the principles of occupational fraud, emphasizing circumstances with which any management team may ultimately be confronted . The course covers fraud in the areas of skimming, cash larceny, check fraud, register schemes, and misappropriation of cash and assets. A brief overview of corruption and interviewing of employees when a fraud is suspected is also included.||3|
|MBA 921||Financial Institution Management||Financial Institution Management provides an understanding of the financial services industry with a focus on measuring and managing risks. It is designed for the practical application of measurement and management techniques, thus complex formula-driven techniques will be reviewed in concept.||3|
|MBA 922||Risk Management and Insurance||Risk Management and Insurance is an introduction to the tools of insurance and risk management. Property, life, health, and liability insurance will be discussed.||3|
|MBA 925||Securities Analysis||Securities Analysis is the study of investment choices and the analysis of each for the investment decision. Stocks, bonds, derivatives, and mutual funds are all examined. Understanding the characteristics of securities and how to evaluate them using financial spreadsheets and internet applications toward making a capital decision is emphasized.||3|
|MBA 926||Portfolio Mathematics||Portfolio Mathematics emphasizes investment selection/decision/policy issues, key concepts in modern portfolio theory, methods of common stock valuation, understanding the essentials of fixed income securities, determinants of option pricing, and evaluating managers' performance.||3|
|MIB 840||International Finance||International Finance is the study of the interpretation and use of Accounting reports in decision making. Topics covered include financial statements, forecasting of financial performance/budgeting, cost-profit relationships, break-even analysis, and management planning and control.||3|
MBA Core Curriculum
|Course Number||Course Title||Description||Credits|
|MBA 800||Managerial Economics||Managerial Economics provides a clear and balanced presentation of relevant economic theories and instruments. The focus of this course will be on the application of these relevant theories and the tools of analysis of decision-making science to examine how a firm makes optimal managerial decisions in the face of the constraints it faces. It will teach students how to deal with the nature of the firm, and how and why it is organized the way it is, in order to make students better, more efficient and more highly rewarded executives. The course should be thought of as applied economics, emphasizing those topics of the greatest interest and importance to managers. These topics include demand, production, cost, pricing, market structure and government regulations. A strong grasp of the principles that govern economic behavior is an important managerial asset. Students will learn how to apply these principles in appropriate situations. Undergraduate economics prerequisite required.||3|
|MBA 815||Applied Statistical Methods||Applied Statistical Methods studies statistical methods used in business decision-making, including the use of both descriptive and inferential techniques, probability, regression, and research study designs . Application and integration of statistical methods in business-related fields is emphasized along with the use of computer analysis. Undergraduate statistics prerequisite required.||3|
|MBA 830||Corporate Finance||Corporate Finance studies the function of finance and the flow of funds within the corporation. This course emphasizes financial analysis, decision-making, planning and controlling, capital acquisition and use, and strategic planning. Prerequisite: undergraduate finance or equivalent. Undergraduate finance prerequisite required.||3|
|MBA 840||Accounting: Financial Analysis for Decision Making||Accounting: Financial Analysis for Decision Making is the study of the interpretation and use of Accounting reports in decision making. Topics covered include financial statements, forecasting of financial performance/budgeting, cost-profit relationships, break-even analysis, and management planning and control. Undergraduate accounting prerequisite required.||3|
|MBA 875||Business Ethics||Business Ethics studies contemporary business issues facing managers . Emphasis will be on developing theoretical skills for analyzing ethical issues and competing claims, and formulating sound well-grounded policies. Also covered will be development of an understanding of how society develops and changes ethical norms.||3|
|MBA 880||Leadership and Organizational Behavior||Leadership and Organizational Behavior is designed to increase one's effectiveness and skill in analyzing and understanding organizations and their attendant processes. Behavioral science concepts and theories are studied. Individual, group, and structural behavior and concepts are presented. A special emphasis on leadership is provided. Undergraduate management prerequisite required.||3|
|MBA 910||Human Resources Management||Human Resources Management is a study of the management and administrative issues related to group and individual performances and their effective contribution to the organizational objectives . Strategies for successful self-management, team building and delegation will be emphasized.||3|
|MBA 890||Strategic Management||Capstone: Taken Last. Strategic Management incorporates utilization of a textbook, Capstone Foundation simulation, and other resources such as Internet and workplace materials. Undergraduate marketing prerequisite required.||3|