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SNHU - MBA Finance - Chris Bell

MBA-515 Business Environment, Innovations and Entrepreneurship

This course will focus on the basic of business by introducing the student to the business environment, by focusing on the big picture, on identifying internal and external opportunities for growth, and resource management. The course will also present techniques for managers to stay current and to apply creative solutions to problems. The students will be introduced to the programmatic themes of globalization, leadership, team work, and ethics.

MBA-520 Accounting and Financial Analysis

Finance is the language of business, and in this course students will take their understanding of finance to the next level by using analytical skills when dealing with financial reporting. Students will apply financial and analytical skills gained in prior coursework, as well as principles of corporate finance, to business decision making. The course covers financial statements and other reports, the basics of financial forecasting and budgeting, and the communications and vocabulary related to financial statements.

MBA-550 Leading in an Organization

The course will focus on people management at all levels: individual, team, internal and external networks. Interpersonal skills will be focused upon, as well as strength finders. The students will learn conflict management, negotiations, and how to develop a creative culture. The students will also learn how to establish productive relationships, motivate people, and align teams and individuals to a vision; as well as how to be an agent of change.

MBA-560 Marketing and Strategy

The course will focus on brand management and how marketing should be approached as a partner in strategic decision making, both internally and externally. Students will study strategic positioning, market opportunities, pricing strategies, market analysis, as well as product differentiation. SWOT analysis and the marketing mix will be covered in a decision making focus, together with the programmatic themes of globalization, leadership, teamwork and ethics.

MBA-635 Ethics, Corporate Culture, and Social Responsibility

This course examines corporate culture and social responsibility, how to build a sustainable business, and how to promte corporate ethics and values. The course also looks at how to deal with group think, diversity, and cultural awareness, civic engagement, and how to be at the forefront of using environmental and sustainable practices that have a positive global impact. The course will also examine personal ethics in relationship to corporate ethics, governance, and civic mindness.

MBA-640 Finance, Economics and Decision Making

MBA-640 focuses on effective business decisions using quantitative and qualitative data, microeconomic and macroeconomic variables, and internal financial priorities. The students refine operational and investment decision making skills with respect to organizational sustainability and growth, mergers, debt vs. equity funding and capital markets. In addition, students are exposed to foreign currencies, foreign direct investment (FDI), and international trade...

MBA-665 Government Impact on Business

This course focuses on the macroeconomic aspect of business, including governmental impact (local, national, international), by exploring public policy, regulatory bodies, regulations' impact on business, trends and current politics and their impact on business, power structures, and lobbying. Analyze potential political challenges for determining possible impacts on business environments and sustainable operations. Evaluate the roles and functions of business project teams for addressing government incentives or potential business-negative government regulations. Recommend communication approaches designed to be presented to the public for mitigating possible situations that would negatively affect company image. Determine effective solutions for addressing multifaceted business challenges in macroeconomic and global environments. Recommend external resources and approaches in effectively advocating for businesses by evaluating the roles and functions of lobbyists and public affairs specialists in the political process.

MBA-690 Operations Management and Technology

This course explores essential aspects of project management, the tracking and measurement of key performance indicators (KPI), and the use of current technology to create automation and sustainability. Students have the opportunity to examine technology management and operations management from a strategic perspective, creating a common view into the different layers of a business. In addition, students learn to collect, identify, and determine quality measures and use common methodologies and strategic planning processes.

The focus of an MBA Finance will be in Capital investments, including determination of cash flows, capital budgeting under risk, replacement decisions, and inflation and capital decisions, Capital financing and structure, including financial leverage, financing sources, dividend policy, cost of capital and valuation, Securities valuation techniques and investment portfolio management, Traditional working capital topics, including liquidity analysis and management, Inventory, and receivables and payables management, Core cash management, payment systems and banking relationships, Cash forecasting, Short-term borrowing and Risk management.