Business Student ImageBuilt on the understanding that business is increasingly global, this program prepares students to lead and manage organizations in the international business environment. Gain knowledge of the economic, cultural, legal and political issues associated with conducting business in other nations. This specialized and in-depth education focuses on developing strategic solutions to global business management problems and enhancing leadership skills as they pertain to diverse business environments.

Summary of Requirements

MBA Program Curriculum (total of 36 credits)

Starting Fall 2017, the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business is launching a new 36-credit MBA program. For details about a previous Program of Study, please visit the UB Catalog or speak with your academic advisor. 

The MBA program is made up of three course components: Core, Concentration, and Capstone

Core Courses (18 credits)

In the six core courses you will apply the theory from the foundation coursework through cases and real-world exercises.

  • ACCT 505 Managerial & Cost Accounting (3 credits)
  • FIN 505 Advanced Financial Management & Policy (3 credits)
  • ITKM 505 Information Systems & Knowledge Management (3 credits)
  • MGMT 505 Organizational Behavior (3 credits)
  • MKTG 505 Marketing & Branding (3 credits)
  • MGMT 555 Global Program & Project Management (3 credits)

Concentration Courses (9 credits)

Course options include (select three):

  • ACCT 560 International Accounting (3 credits)
  • MGMT 539 International Issues (3 credits)
  • FIN 525 International Financial Management (3 credits)
  • MGMT 585 New Product Commercialization (3 credits)
  • MKTG 560 Global Marketing Management (3 credits)
  • Up to one course offered by a graduate program in the College of Public and International Affairs*

*This requires approval from the MBA program director

Capstone Courses (9 credits)

Integration Course (required)

  • BUCP 597 Policy & Strategy (3 credits)

Practicum (select one)

  • MGMT 582 Business Planning (3 credits)
  • MGMT 589 Cases in Ethics, Innovation, & Leadership (3 credits)
  • GLDP 501 Research Methods (3 credits)

Experiential Course (select one)

  • MGMT 582 Business Planning (3 credits)
  • MGMT 589 Cases in Ethics, Innovation, & Leadership (3 credits)
  • BUCP 598 Thesis (3 credits)
  • BUCP 599 Internship (3 credits)

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Sep
21
Thu
Executive Speaker Series: Ted Yang @ Jacobson Lecture Hall (Mandeville Room 104)
Sep 21 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Executive Speaker SeriesTed Yang: Executive Speaker Series at the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business presents:

Ted Yang, Serial Entrepreneur and Investor
“Things an Engineer Learned about Entrepreneurship”

5:30 – 6:00 p.m. – Refreshments
6:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Presentation
7:00 – 7:30 p.m. – Q&A, Networking

This free event is open to all UB students, faculty, staff, and the public. Seating is limited. RSVP to Eileen Zoppi at ezoppi@bridgeport.edu or 203-576-4384.

Graduate Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Design Management
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs

To register, click on the date and time below that works best for you:

Oct
11
Wed
Innovator Series: Big Data, Analytics and Decision Support Opportunities and Challenges @ duPont Tower Room in the Arnold Bernhard Center at UB
Oct 11 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Innovators Series October 2017The Innovators Series at UB presents “Big Data, Analytics and Decision Support Opportunities and Challenges – Why, What and How?”

Free to attend, but kindly RSVP to prentz@bridgeport.edu or 203-576-4055.

Program:

  • 5:30 – 6:00 p.m. – Wine and Cheese
    6:00 – 7:00 p.m. – Program and Q&A
    7:00 – 7:30 p.m. – Networking

Moderator:

  • Elif Kongar, Ph.D., Chair, Department of Technology Management, Professor of Technology Management and Mechanical Engineering, University of Bridgeport

Panelists:

  • Rajesh Bhatia, Vice President, Product Development, Oracle Enterprise Performance Management and Business Analytics
  • Ursuline Foley, Managing Director, Corporate Platform Officer, and Interim Chief Data Officer, Enterprise Enablement Strategy, XL Catlin
  • John Ricci, Vice President, Information Technology and Corporate IT, Twenty-First Century Fox, Inc.

Presented by the University of Bridgeport in partnership with the Bridgeport Regional Business Council.

Oct
12
Thu
Graduate Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library
Oct 12 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Design Management
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs

To register, click on the date and time below that works best for you:

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