At AIU, more of the courses you take, on average, are devoted to your field of interest than at other similar schools. Your classes may include:
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.
Leadership and Ethics for Managers
In this course, students explore the interaction between leaders, followers and situations. The course involves the consideration of opportunities and ethical challenges of leadership.
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.
Quality Management and Continuous Improvement
In this course students will explore the philosophy and tools for quality management and continuous improvement of products and processes. Using data collection and problem-solving techniques, students will examine the design of quality practices.
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.
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.
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.
Legal Aspects of Business Decisions
This course covers the current legal issues facing corporations operating in the global economy. Students will explore a variety of issues such as employment, international trade and investment, licensing property, commercial transactions, and conflict resolution strategies.