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The Executive MBA program is built on the strength of the cohort concept—a group of professionals moving through the program together, learning from and supporting one another, all the while building a network of friends and peers they can call on throughout their professional careers.
However, within that framework, we’ve designed a curriculum that allows students to specialize in their second year and take specific electives that are of more interest or relevance to their careers. Students can choose to electives in Leadership, Operations, Healthcare or Cybersecurity Management.
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These courses are taken with students in the Physicians Executive MBA program. Students must work in Healthcare to take these electives.
This concentration focuses on the management of cybersecurity risk within an organization. Students take courses in
Students must take all three to be eligible for the graduate certificate in Cybersecurity Management in addition to their MBA.
BUSI 7146—ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP, ETHICS, AND CHANGE (3) Integrated course covering aspects of individual and group behavior and assessment in organizations, effective team building, and leading organizations through change.
BUSI 7236—COST ANALYSIS AND SYSTEMS (3)
Integrates production and cost theory from economics with managerial and cost accounting theory and systems.
BUSI 7136—STRATEGIC ANALYSIS AND COMPETITIVE ENVIRONMENT (3)
Integrated course covering business strategy and the external environment in a global context.
BUSI 7126—QUANTITATIVE DECISION MAKING (3)
Integrated course in statistical methods and management science. Students become skilled in the application of prominent quantitative methods to business problems. Students also become proficient in spreadsheet analysis and adept at explaining their quantitative results clearly.
BUSI 7226—INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE (3)
How to effectively integrate information technologies in formulating and implementing competitive strategies for companies
BUSI 7116—FINANCIAL ANALYSIS (3)
A "tools" course with an emphasis on financial techniques, calculations and strategy. As such, the course will involve completion of a number of financial problems along with discussion of current issues facing corporations. The topics will cover a range of issues from financial analysis to capital budgeting and capital structure issues.
BUSI 7156—OPERATIONS EXCELLENCE THROUGH SUPPLY CHAIN AND QUALITY MANAGEMENT (3)
The structure of business operations and the role quality management systems, process improvement, and supply chain management plays in formulating and implementing strategies for competitive advantage.
BUSI 7216—MARKETING AND CONSUMER THEORY (3)
Combines elements of the economics of demand theory and marketing management. Includes advanced pricing topics and the competitive environment.
BUSI 7316—INTEGRATED BUSINESS PROJECT & CASE ANALYSIS (3)
Development of competitive advantages in high-tech businesses. Examines product/service innovation and technology development and commercialization strategies, and related issues and processes
BUSI 7256—GLOBAL BUSINESS EXPERIENCE (3)
Exposes students to international business operations and culture. Different locations are chosen each year. Students receive lectures from Auburn faculty as well as renowned faculty from our host institutions, and will also have the opportunity to visit a variety of companies and tour local attractions. (Considered an elective)
* THE FIRST DATE OF EACH RESIDENCY REFLECTS THE DAY OF ARRIVAL, CLASSES WILL START THE FOLLOWING MORNING.
** ALL RESIDENCY BASED CLASSES WILL START AT 8:00 AM WITH THE EXCEPTION OF THE INITIAL RESIDENCY. IT WILL OPEN WITH A BANQUET AT 6:30 PM.
*** GRADUATION IS CURRENTLY SCHEDULED FOR SATURDAY/SUNDAY, MAY 6-7, 2023