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 30 credits)

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

Core Courses (15 credits)

In the five 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)

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 (6 credits)

Integration Course

  • BUCP 597: Policy & Strategy (3 credits)

Experiential Course (select one)

  • MGMT 582: Business Planning (3 credits)
  • BUCP 598: Thesis (3 credits)
  • BUCP 599: Internship (3 credits)

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Mar
23
Thu
Insider Career Tips Panel @ Room 107
Mar 23 @ 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm

This your chance to get the inside scoop on being successful in your job search!

Four seasoned HR professionals will be on-hand for this special Q&A event:

  • Lynn Woodhall, Sr. HR Business Partner at Marilyn J. Woodhall LLC
  • Diana Burns Dervian, VP of HR at The McIntyre Group
  • Rick Lopez, Benefits Consultant at Key Insurance and Benefits
  • Roberta Delano, Senior Manager at McLagan

Sponsored by the UB SHRM Chapter and the Center for Career Development

Executive Speaker Series: Chandler Howard @ Jacobson Lecture Hall (Mandeville Room 104)
Mar 23 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

The Ernest C. Trefz School of Business presents the Executive Speaker Series

Chandler HowardChandler Howard, President and Chief Executive Officer of Liberty Bank
“Leadership . . . . From the Ground Up”

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 - 6th Fl Admissions
Mar 23 @ 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:

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

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

Mar
24
Fri
Faculty Research Day @ Schelfhaudt Gallery and Littlefield Recital Hall
Mar 24 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Join members of the UB community for 2017 UB Faculty Research Day!

Attend this premiere academic event to learn about the diverse array of research undertaken by faculty and assisted by students. Poster presentations will begin the day, followed by a keynote address, “Beyond the Scholarship of Discovery–Opportunities for Academic Research,” delivered by featured speaker Donald H. Sebastian, Ph.D. Further discussion and awards will round out the afternoon.

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Schedule

9 – 11:15 a.m. Schelfhaudt Gallery Coffee and Poster Presentations
11:30 – 12:30 a.m. Littlefield Recital Hall Keynote Address
12:45 – 1:45 p.m. Littlefield Recital Hall Multiple Rooms
1:45 – 3:45 p.m. Littlefield Recital Hall Seed Money Grant Awardees Symposium
4 p.m. Schelfhaudt Gallery Wine and Cheese Reception and Awards

 

Mar
27
Mon
Dale Carnegie Training Seminar @ Room 104
Mar 27 @ 12:20 pm – 1:20 pm

Business Week continues!

Come by this event to learn about sharpening interpersonal skills for improved performance.

Sponsored by the Ernest C. Trefz School of Business

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