North Carolina Central University
1801 Fayetteville St.
Durham, NC 27707
MBA Course Descriptions
ACCT 5510 Managerial Accounting (3) - The course is concerned with the study and application of accounting concepts in relation to planning and control of business operations. Quantitative techniques and behavioral impact of accounting systems will be included.
CIS 5520 Management Information Systems (3) - This course introduces the manager to the strategic use and implications of information technology in the business environment. Topics include how information systems affect and are affected by organizational goals and strategies basic overviews of the components of an information system hardware, software, data storage and retrieval, and network communications the Internet the information systems development process and systems development as planned organizational change.
DSC 5200 Managerial Statistics (3) - This is a survey course in statistics. Special emphasis is placed on using statistical analysis in managerial decision making. Topics include descriptive statistics, topics in probability, random variables and probability distributions, hypothesis testing, statistical sampling, statistical quality control, nonparametric statistics, and regression analysis.
DSC 5530 Production and Systems Management (3) - This course covers issues in the design, planning, and control of the processes by which manufactured goods and services are delivered. Topics include analysis of production processes, forecasting, production planning and control, system design, total quality management, work force management, supply chain management, project management and simulation.
ECON 5540 Economic Analysis (3) - This course focuses on the application of economic concepts in individual and business decision making process. Optimization techniques in dealing with maximization of consumer satisfaction and profit as well as minimization of cost under certain and uncertain conditions are emphasized. It also discusses tools to analyze aggregate economic behavior such as economic growth, money, productivity, inflation, and unemployment.
MGT 5560 Behavioral and Management Theory and Analysis (3) - This course is intended to increase the student's capacity for effectively utilizing human resources within a variety of organizational frameworks. Basic concepts such as perception, motivation, communication, conflict, and change are discussed and applied to the manager's decision making and action taking roles.
MGT 5565 Management Strategy and Policy Analysis (3) - This course is to be taken in the graduating semester. Analytical techniques and concepts are applied to policy formulation and implementation in a complex computer-simulated organization and environment.
MKT 5570 Marketing Strategy (3) - This course is intended to increase the student's capacity for effectively utilizing human resources within a variety of organizational frameworks. Basic concepts such as perception, motivation, communication, conflict, and change are discussed and applied to the manager's decision making and action taking roles.