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Darla Moore School of Business


Core Courses

A Moore School MBA delivers an integrated understanding of business.

Core courses, taught by world-renowned faculty, focus on best practices across all business disciplines and integrate functional and international expertise in an interactive classroom environment. Through participation in cases, projects, simulations, strategy development, roll-out scenarios and analytic projections, students further develop managerial, leadership and overall implementation skills during the core classes.

 

MBA Core Classes

Global Supply Chain and Operations Management

Provides an understanding of the operations function in effectively delivering products and services. Includes operations strategy, process design, quality control, capacity planning and supply chain management.

Global Finance

Finance concepts and techniques as applied to a global setting. Considers financial markets and corporate financial decision-making.

Global Marketing

Marketing management of the international operation stressing the viewpoint of the marketing manager who must recognize differences in market arrangements and in legal, cultural and economic factors in different countries.

Quantitative Methods

Decision analysis techniques taught in the context of making business decisions. Includes basic statistics, hypothesis testing, regression analysis, decision theory, simulation, optimization and project management.

Managerial Accounting

Uses accounting information to make informed and rational decisions and choices congruent with corporate strategy.

Leading Teams

Provides an in-depth understanding of principles of leadership and organizational behavior. Topics include leadership style, self-awareness, worker motivation and attitudes, individual decision-making, team processes, conflict management, organizational culture and change management.

Financial Accounting

Provides a framework for the basic role of financial accounting in business organizations and in the global economy. Focus is on understanding and using financial statements.

Managing Human Capital

Provides the general manager with an overview of theory, research and practice in the formal management of an organization’s human capital. Topics include strategic alignment of human capital talent acquisition (planning, recruiting, interviewing), effective compensation/incentive design, performance management and global talent management issues.

Global Economics

Behavior of consumers and firms, government antitrust policy, open economy macroeconomic policy, and determinants of trade patterns and trade policy.

Corporate Strategy

Execution and Integration: Capstone experience course will develop integration and application of prior functional coursework (e.g. marketing, finance, operations, etc.) to address simulated but realistic strategic business issues. Working within cross-functional teams, students will also further refine critical leadership and interpersonal skills.


This program is definitely best-suited for people who are looking to make a fast career transition. The variety of options and opportunities, both in the classroom and beyond, is exceptional.

— Abhishek Sharma, MBA 2014
Post MBA employer: Cognizant Business Consulting