EDeeU Education

Overview

The study of business combines accounting, finance, marketing, management, organizational studies, and economics with the aim of understanding the role, function, and successful operation of modern businesses. It is a highly interdisciplinary and wide ranging study, as it aims to apply the theoretical tools of other subjects, such as mathematics, history, and sociology, to understand, practice, and create effective business strategies.

Course Details

Duration: Three to four years (full-time study); six to eight years (part-time study)

Difficulty: Advanced

Entry Requirements: Undergraduate degree or equivalent general education

Course Description


Core Curriculum

The core topics introduce the field of business management and give students the skills and understanding to choose and pursue their interests in the specialized topics. The Director of Studies will make adaptations based on student ability and schedule. On completing the core, students will be able to independently read the historical and academic literature. The core topics are:

  • Social Science
  • Modern and Global Business Strategies
  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Microeconomics
  • Businesses and the Economy
  • Financial Reporting
  • Strategic Management
  • Management Accounting
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Contemporary Work Laws
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Analytics
  • Marketing
  • Research Methods
  • Qualitative Methods
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Econometrics
  • Supply Chain Development
  • Leadership

Specializations

Specializations should be discussed with the Director of Studies. On completing specializations, students will be able to independently read advanced literature and conduct a final project in that topic. Some suggested specializations are:

  • Technology and Innovation
  • Law and Management
  • Real Estate
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Markets
  • Macroeconomics
  • Human Resource Management
  • Government and Business
  • Industrial Organization
  • Career Development
  • Psychology of Innovation
  • Work and Organizational Psychology
  • Governance and Accountability
  • Consumer Behavior
  • Managing Diversity and Inclusion
  • Economics of Strategy
  • International Trade
  • Entrepreneurial Finance
  • Entrepreneurial Family Firms
  • Applied Economics
  • Investment Management
  • Marketing Strategy and Planning
  • Managerial Economics
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
  • Organizational Change
  • Labor Economics
  • International Human Resource Management
  • International Financial Systems
  • Communications in Organizations
  • Financial Statement Analysis
  • International Marketing
  • Employment Law
  • Marketing Communications
  • Social Psychology of Financial Markets
  • Money and Banking
  • Blockchain and Cryptocurrencies
  • Computer Programming

Final Project

The final project in business consists in one or more papers written on an area of specialization. The paper should take the form of a dissertation elaborating an original argument, interpretation, or perspective. All final projects should be discussed with the Director of Studies, who will assist in choosing an appropriate focus and method. Advanced students may be advised to submit their paper for publication in an appropriate academic journal.


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