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American University in Switzerland

Master of International Business Administration

Master of International Business Administration Regular Class
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The Master of International Business Administration program provides graduates with hands-on experience via internships and through close links to the industry.

At the same time, students benefit from a holistic approach that encompasses Ethics, Law, Sustainability and Entrepreneurship while developing creativity, communication, and teambuilding. Professors who work within their field of specialization guide throughout and assist students in embarking on their tailored career path.

Courses Descriptions

1. Fundamentals of Quantitative Business

This class is for the MBA students whose undergraduate studies and/or experience need to be supplemented by an additional course in the quantitative skills necessary to be successful in the Tiffin University MBA program. The course provides an overview of foundational skills in the quantitative areas of Accounting, Economics, Finance, Information Systems, and Operations management.

2. Global&Transnational Management

This course deals with the management of multinational enterprises and managing in a global economy. Building on the interdisciplinary knowledge gained throughout the program, this course deals with cross-cultural issues, socio-political and economic concerns, and international strategic management.

3. Innovative Decision Making

This course explores the various aspects of decision making in business organizations. Primary attention is given to the processes that surround and shape the decision making process. Information processing, attention allocation and preference processing are also examined. Attentional biases and other decision making pathologies are examined in the hopes of improving the decision making process. a power-based model of decision making is also addressed.

4. Legal and Ethical Issues in Management

The ethical and legal issues facing managers in the public and private sectors are the focus of this course. Current issues, regulations, trade practices, and liability will be discussed.

5. Management of Human Resources

The focus of this course is the human side of enterprise. The sub-functions of human resource management, diversity in the workplace, rights of the individual, and the various legal and ethical issues in the area are addressed.

6. Managerial Business Foundations

This course is a foundational MBA course for non-business undergraduates. The course will focus on critical thinking and reasoning skills by building knowledge in the qualitative areas of business. Students will be exposed to common professional components within the Tiffin University MBA program in the areas of business, including problem solving, communication, ethic, globalization marketing, and leadership.

7. Managerial Economics

This course builds on basic concepts of microeconomics, and places an emphasis on the firm’s use of limited information in an uncertain environment. A global perspective is stressed.

8. Managerial Finance

Financial decision making addressing the structure of capital, its cost, availability, and selection, along with management of cash flows and distributions are the focus of this course.

9. Marketing Management

This course examines the role of the marketing function of firms participating in both consumer and business markets, with emphasis on tactical and operating decisions and decision-making processes. Areas studied include market and customer analysis, market segmentation, and marketing mix tactics and implementation.

10. Organizational Analysis and Design

The examination of organizations in terms of patterns in design and operation through topics including organizational-environment interface, structure, technology, and socio-technical systems and culture are the basis for this course.

11. Quantitative Business Analysis and Research

This course focuses on developing the use of statistical analysis necessary to develop managerial problem solving techniques. Additionally, students will learn how to apply this analysis to research methods and tools used by decision-makers in organizations.

12. Strategic Management

Strategic Management is required as a capstone course in the MBA curriculum because it involves the most sophisticated and comprehensive approach to the process of organizational management. Key elements to the understanding of strategic management are: Internal organizational analysis, analysis of the external environment, and directing a successful fit between the organization and its environment.

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American University in Switzerland

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