FT MBA Accelerated

  • All entering students begin their degree program with this mandatory, one-week course. Foundations Week introduces tools and insights necessary for success and career effectiveness on a global scale. The course presents key aspects of leadership, team building, motivation, ethics, and cross-cultural communication. It also offers self-assessment tools and opportunities to explore career management and job search strategies. Presentation and computer skills are also a part of Foundations Week.

  • This is a special program for independent research topic in the field of Global Business. Regularly scheduled consultations between student and instructor are required. This course is not open to entering students. The topic must be approved in the preceding semester in which this course is to be taken.

  • This is a special program for independent research topic in the field of Global Business. Regularly scheduled consultations between student and instructor are required. This course is not open to entering students. The topic must be approved in the preceding semester in which this course is to be taken.

  • As business enters the 21st century, a shift in thinking about business? role in society is underway. Society?s demands for social and environmental responsibility are growing dramatically and few managers have the requisite skills to respond effectively. This course is designed to give future business leaders the knowledge and tools needed to develop a CSR strategy that creates value, not only for society and the environment, but also competitive and financial value for the company.

  • As business enters the 21st century, a shift in thinking about business? role in society is underway. Society?s demands for social and environmental responsibility are growing dramatically and few managers have the requisite skills to respond effectively. This course is designed to give future business leaders the knowledge and tools needed to develop a CSR strategy that creates value, not only for society and the environment, but also competitive and financial value for the company.

  • Corporate Partners consists of classroom meetings and hands-on business projects conducted by Thunderbird students for U.S. and International entities. The course will focus on a specific industry and/or region depending on the location and project available. The projects require close interaction among students and their assigned business entities covering topics across the spectrum of business operations to include but not limited to strategy, marketing, import/export, operations, supply chain, and finance.

  • This course introduces accrual accounting concepts including revenue recognition, matching, and asset and liability valuation. Topics covered include the recognition and measurement of accounting events, the preparation and analysis of financial statements (balance sheet, income statement and statement of cash flows), the use of international financial statements and as introduction to intercorporate investments.

  • This course covers the application of accounting models to the measurement of assets, liabilities, and stockholders equity. Topics covered include, marketable securities, receivable and inventory valuation, fixed and intangible assets, bonds, leases, dividends, stock buybacks, stock splits and foreign currency translation. The emphasis of the course is on the evaluation of corporate financial reporting policy and the usefulness of financial reports for decision making. U.S. and international accounting standards are covered.

  • This course focuses on several commonly applied probabilistic as well as deterministic quantitative models used to make better decisions in problem solving for management. Topics covered include simulation and risk analysis, regression analysis, forecasting and linear programming. Different managerial applications of these tools in a variety of business areas will be demonstrated.

  • All entering students begin their degree program with this mandatory, one-week course. Foundations Week introduces tools and insights necessary for success and career effectiveness on a global scale. The course presents key aspects of leadership, team building, motivation, ethics, and cross-cultural communication. It also offers self-assessment tools and opportunities to explore career management and job search strategies. The program?s action-learning approach includes case discussions, exercises, simulations, group discussions, presentations, lectures and videos.

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