In this specialized curriculum, students can learn an in-depth perspective of business research and decision-making, a managerial approach to marketing, strategic management, and global financial management.
At AIU, you can take more course devoted to your field of interest, on average, than at other similar schools. For a Master of Business Administration with a specialization in Finance, your classes can include:
Global Financial Management
Within the context of the multinational firm, this course examines the development of policy, financing options for international business, and the making of standard financial management decisions.
Business Research for Decision Making
In this course, the student will explore decision making from a managerial viewpoint and examine the role of decision making in dealing with employees, formulating strategy, and negotiating. This course requires students to understand, apply, and evaluate both quantitative and qualitative research methodologies as they apply to business studies and analysis.
A Managerial Approach to Marketing
This course focuses on the application of marketing concepts in a global organization. Students will examine international channel distribution as well as promotional, pricing, and product strategies.
The development and implementation by the global enterprise of integrated business strategies and policies is the focus of this applied course. Course contents include the planning, implementation, management, and evaluation of the corporate resources, products, and assets. Advanced research is an integral component of this course.
Economics for the Global Manager
In this course students will apply the theory and tools of micro and macroeconomics and research to the formation of business decisions in the global environment.
Financial Statement Analysis
In this course, students learn how to analyze financial statements and methods used to value companies.
The course provides an understanding of derivatives and their usage in risk management. Topics include the most common types of derivatives from basics to futures and forwards, zero rates, basic, intermediate and advanced options and the application of the knowledge acquired in assessing the prices of options. It addresses researching and implementing trading strategies, and the analyzing of various options.
Theory of Corporate Finance
In this course students will explore the interactive relationship between financial policy and business strategy. Topics include the role of capital markets, government, product and factor markets.