“Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.”

– Albert Einstein

Master of Business Administration

MBA Program Description 

The Master of Business Administration program is designed for those who want to become generalists in business management. The Business Administration major will prepare students for life as entrepreneurs. Crucial factors involved in conceiving, initiating, and developing new ventures are examined. Preparation includes guest entrepreneurs, case studies, and written feasibility analyses of student-selected ventures. As management consultants, students develop their analytical, writing, speaking, and observation skills along with the confidence to become independent. 

  • Apply best practices to solve managerial issues
  • Integrate theories and practice to perform strategic analysis
  • Demonstrate effective written forms of communication and oral business presentations
  • Implement leadership skills to work effectively within diverse teams
  • Identify and analyze ethical responsibilities of businesses
  • Apply decision-making techniques, both quantitative and qualitative analysis, to management issues
Academy of Mid Florida

Program Curriculum

MBA500 Competitive Strategy 
MBA501 Accounting for Managers 
MBA502 Corporate Finance 
MBA503 Business Analysis for Decision Making 
MBA504 Marketing Management in the Global Environment 
MBA505 Financial Reporting and Analysis 
MBA506 Management of Information Systems 
MBA507 Organizational Behavior 
MBA508 Strategic Management 
MBA509 Legal Environment of Business 
MBA600 International Business 
MBA601 Capstone Course 

Course Descriptions – MBA Courses in Florida

MBA500 | Competitive Strategy 

Provision of tools for managerial decision-making in a variety of competitive environments including demand analysis, short- and long-run costs of production, demand for factors, market structure and competitive strategy. (4 credits) 

MBA501 | Accounting for Managers

Presentation of the nature, techniques and uses of accounting from the perspective of people who manage businesses and investments in businesses. Covers both financial and management accounting. (4 credits, Pre-requisite: none) 

MBA502 | Corporate Finance

In-depth examination of asset, liability and capital structure management, with emphasis on valuation capital budgeting techniques; risk evaluation; working capital management; and methods of short-term, intermediate and long-term financing. (4 credits, Pre-requisite: none) 

MBA503 | Business Analysis for Decision Making 

Review of the relevant quantitative techniques required for business analysis and decision making, including decision models, mathematical programming, statistics and forecasting. This is an Excel based course. (4 credits, Pre-requisite: none) 

MBA504 | Marketing Management in the Global Environment 

Analysis and application of theory and problem solving for marketing management in the global environment. Emphasis will be on the role of marketing in the organization; planning the marketing effort; management of the marketing organization; control of marketing operations; and evaluation of the marketing contribution. (4 credits, Pre-requisite: MBA500) 

MBA505 | Financial Reporting and Analysis 

Comprehensive treatment of analysis of financial statements as aid for decision making; looks at current state of financial reporting practices and impact of published statements on economic systems. (4 credits, Pre-requisite: MBA502) 

MBA506 | Management of Information Systems 

Introduction to information systems and their role in organizations from a user’s viewpoint. Survey and application of the basic concepts necessary for understanding information systems. Study of the main activities in the development cycle used to acquire information systems capability. (4 credits, Pre-requisite: MBA500) 

MBA507 | Organizational Behavior 

Individual, interpersonal, and small group behavior in complex organizations. Focus on behavior, its causes, and management interventions to improve organizational effectiveness. Research methods to study organizational behavior. (4 credits, Pre-requisite: MBA500) 

MBA508 | Strategic Management

The use of cases, guest lectures, and gaming to integrate the analysis and measurement tools, the functional areas and public policy issues. The objective is to develop skill in broad areas of rational decision-making in an administrative context of uncertainty. (4 credits, Pre-requisite: MBA504) 9 

MBA509 | Legal Environment of Business 

Examines current legal, regulatory, ethical, and political issues within the context of public law. Topics include employment, antitrust, administrative, cyberlaw, and contracts and tort. (4 credits, Pre-requisite: MBA507) 

MBA600 | International Business 

Develop an understanding of business management in the global arena that encompasses financial strategy, international trade, international management practices and international operations. (4 credits, Pre-requisite: MBA507) 

MBA601 | Capstone Course 

Mastery and application of advanced business concepts and strategies. Students demonstrate professional communication of advanced business practices through the development of a business plan. Students demonstrate professional communication in a presentation to business experts. (4 credits, Pre-requisite: MBA600) 

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