Core Courses

FB5001 - Managerial Decision Making (2 credits)
This course introduces to managers the important economic concepts and tools to improve their decision-making and to achieve managerial goals. The course will emphasize the economic way of thinking, and will enable managers to better understand the economic environment in which business decisions are made. Developing innovative solutions to business problems will be encouraged throughout the course.

FB5003 - Management Information Systems (2 credits)
This course introduces students to the concept of Information Systems in organizations, and how Information Systems can assist managers in making decisions.

FB5040 - Corporate Finance (2 credits)
This course aims to provide students with both the theory and practice of capital budgeting and corporate financing and to apply the knowledge to make financial decisions. By solving real life problems in the areas such as capital budgeting, capital structure and dividend policy, students will develop their ability to discover and innovate in the business and financial decision making.

FB5304 - Organizational Behaviour and Leadership (2 credits)
The course helps students to generate concepts, practices, and implications of organizational behaviour and construct their own understanding, abilities and skills required to effective managers to solve real-business problems in organizations.

FB5601 - Principles of Marketing (2 credits)
This course helps students to master the basic concepts and practices of modern marketing in a practical way. Case studies and group project will be heavily used to achieve this objective. Active class participation and personal experience sharing thus are strongly encouraged.

FB5721 - Operations Management (2 credits)
This course explains several selected key topics in the functional area of “Operations Management”. Students will be trained to discover, design, and apply these key concepts in various operations in addition to critically evaluate the improvements based on performance indicators.

FB5731 - Business Analytics and Decision Modelling (2 credits)
This course is designed to provide students with the key concepts, knowledge, and tools to use data, analytical models and information technology to support practical managerial decision-making. It helps to develop students’ basic skills and hands-on experiences to uncover useful information and solve real business problems by analysing the complex data sets, and to derive the best possible decisions to gain a company competitive advantages and enhanced capabilities in better dealing one’s daily business decisions. It exposes students to the best practices and successful stories of how management science or quantitative methods has generated significant business values and competitive advantages for organizations

FB5810 - Financial Reporting Analysis for Business Decisions (2 credits)
This course aims to develop managers’ ability to interact with accountants and finance professionals with regard to the accounting craft; appreciate the process of financial statement preparation and analysis; assess the accountant’s professional judgement from both the functional and ethical perspective that impact on the determination of profitability and financial situation of a business entity; measure and evaluate risk of business entities; apply financial and accounting tools in making business decisions within the legal, professional and ethical framework.

FB6502 - Strategic Management (3 credits)
This course focuses on business success from a big picture perspective. Using the language and mindset of business leaders, theory and practice are integrated by applying conceptual models/tools and practical advice to: define, evaluate and achieve business success; analyse organizations and their business environments; design and evaluate corporate and business (competitive) strategies; identify and understand the implications of environmental changes; and effectively manage strategy making, strategy implementation, and organizational change in different organizational contexts.