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:
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.
Project Management: Integration, Scope, Time and Communication
This course offers a practical approach emphasizing the project phases and processes presented by such organizations as the Project Management Institute (PMI(r)) in their Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK(r)). This course will provide an overview of aspects related to the project life cycle and project management techniques that are used to manage projects that are on schedule, within budget. The student will learn the basic project management framework as well as the preparation of a basic project plan. Students will focus on project management processes including scope, scheduling, cost control, and communication.
Planning, Execution & Closure
This course offers a practical approach emphasizing the project phases and processes presented by such organizations as the Project Management Institute (PMI(r)) in their Guide to the Project Management Body of Knowledge (PMBOK(r)). This course will provide techniques related to managing projects through various life cycle stages.