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EMBA 1312: Financial Accounting, (3.0) This course studies financial accounting from the perspective of understanding and using financial statements in the operation of an organization. The course provides a brief overview of accounting principles, how financial statements report economic events, and earnings. Prerequisites: Enrollment in the PMU Executive MBA program.

EMBA 1313: Organizational Behavior (3,0) The course focuses on the need for managers and organizations to anticipate, adapt to, and manage change. The course examines three characteristics common to most organizations – behavior, structure, and processes - and how these affect the actions of managers. Prerequisites: Enrollment in the PMU Executive MBA program.

EMBA 1314: Managerial Economics (3.0) The course considers recent advances in economics and applies them to the internal structure of organizations. It looks inside the firm and applies economics to management decision making. The course focuses on the organizational architecture of organizations and how economics affects that structure, and how it can be applied to improve the overall performance of the organization. Prerequisites: Enrollment in the PMU Executive MBA program.

EMBA 2311: Managerial Accounting (3,0) This course provides an understanding of the impact of economics on the financial statements of a company by addressing the traditional cost concepts and applying those concepts to the measurement and management of costs in organizations. Prerequisites: Enrollment as a second semester student in a two-year PMU Executive MBA degree program.

 EMBA 2313: Quantitative Analysis (3,0) This is an introduction to the use of quantitative methods in business decision making. The course focuses on the application of statistics and other quantitative analysis tools to business with emphasis on manufacturing, finance, and marketing. Prerequisites: Enrollment as a second semester student in a two-year PMU Executive MBA degree program.

EMBA 2314:  Managerial Finance (3,0) This course presents the theory and practice of corporate finance. The course focuses on the application of the concepts to real world problems through rigorous and practical problems. The topics of discounted cash flows and capital asset pricing models are presented along with the standard topics of present value, risk and return, capital budgeting, EVA, and market efficiency. Prerequisites: Enrollment as a second semester student in a two-year PMU Executive MBA degree program.

EMBA 3311: E-Commerce (3,0) The course focuses on how electronic commerce and the digital marketplace are impacting and will continue to impact businesses. The main emphasis is on the strategic role of electronic commerce and how businesses can use electronic commerce to create a competitive advantage. The course also covers business models and technology infrastructure in this environment. Prerequisites: Enrollment as a third semester student in a two-year PMU Executive MBA degree program.

EMBA 3312: Operations Management (3,0) The course provides the general manager with the foundation for dealing with operations issues within an organization. Operations are viewed as a source of competitive advantage for the organization, and this course looks at ways of identifying and implementing operational improvements. The course examines the role of the supply chain and its management. Prerequisites: Enrollment as a third semester student in a two-year PMU Executive MBA degree program (or equivalent in a two-and-one-half, three-, or four-year program).

EMBA 3313: Management Information Systems (3,0) This course provides the insights and knowledge that managers need in order to deal with information system decisions in the business environment. How to use technologies in new and innovative way in today’s business organizations is a key part of this course. The understanding of the core concepts of management information systems is a goal of the course. Prerequisites: Enrollment as a third semester student in a two-year PMU Executive MBA degree program.

EMBA 3314: International Business (3,0) This course examines doing business internationally and at the global economy. While doing business internationally generates additional opportunities, it also complicates the choices that organizations must make. The course focuses on the fundamental economic, financial, and political factors affecting firms in the global arena. Prerequisites: Enrollment as a third semester student in a two-year PMU Executive MBA degree program.

EMBA 4311: Legal Environment of Business (3,0) This course provides a managerial focus to the key legal concepts that affect the operations of today’s businesses. The legal concepts are discussed and presented as they apply to the various functional areas of business. Particular attention is given to international business issues and the regulatory environment. Prerequisites: Enrollment as a fourth semester student in a two-year PMU Executive MBA degree program.

EMBA 4312: Strategic Management (3,0) This course presents a perspective of management and decision making for the entire organization. It focuses on the strategic perspective of organizations and the decisions that are critical to the future performance of the organization. Prerequisites: Enrollment as a fourth semester student in a two-year PMU Executive MBA degree program.

EMBA 4313: Project (3,0) The project gives students in the Executive MBA program the opportunity to apply the key concepts of the curriculum to an issue or a problem facing their organization. The student identifies an issue or an opportunity and proposes an approach or solution to that issue that makes use of the content of the program. The culmination is a written report and an oral presentation. Prerequisites: Enrollment as a fourth semester student in a two-year PMU Executive MBA degree program.

EMBA 4314: Investment and Portfolio Management (3,0) The course presents the principles and techniques of investment analysis for the evaluation of securities. It covers financial markets and how securities are traded. Risk, return and fundamental economic principles are explored in the context of investments and investor behavior. Prerequisites: Enrollment as a fourth semester student in a two-year PMU Executive MBA degree program.