Bachelor of Science in Business Administration


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Major Required: 11 Courses 33 credits – 66 ECTS

Introduces students to the basic concepts and principles of accounting while providing special emphasis to the collection, classification, and interpretation of data about business enterprises. Topics to be covered include the functions of an accounting system, the completion of the accounting cycle, and the practice and preparation of financial statements. Prerequisite(s): GE105, IT100, MATH90 or its equivalent. Credits: 3
Introduces students to generic management theories, principles and concepts as expressed by academics and business experts. In the course, students acquire knowledge of key management issues and functions, soft skills and management competencies. More explicitly, students learn how to critically investigate and implement management functions such as planning, organizing, directing and controlling, and develop communication, motivation and decision-making skills in a management context. Prerequisite(s): GE105; Co-requisite(s): GE106. Credits: 3
Examines marketing as an integral part of business management within the wider scope of the firm’s social responsibility and protection of the environment. The course analyzes the function of marketing in an integrated business management context and explores topics such as modern marketing practices, the description of the marketing process, environmental factors, consumer behavior, and the marketing mix. Prerequisite(s): GE105, IT100; Co-requisite(s): GE106. Credits: 3
Introduces students to the fundamentals of business finance and develops a conceptual framework for corporate financial management. Topics covered include: the role and value of money within different time periods, the acquisition and allocation of funds, and the basic concepts and techniques of working capital management. The course also emphasizes the use of information by business managers, as to where it can be obtained and how it can be used in investments that involve financing, planning, and control responsibilities. Prerequisite(s): GE105, GE106, IT100, BUS220, BUS221, BUS250, MATH90 or its equivalent. Credits: 3
Presents tools, techniques, and methodologies of information critical to understanding problems related to the development and use of management systems. The course integrates computer hardware and software concepts with a classical methodology for developing business information systems. It presents the relevant factors in the development of information systems, while discussing the problems of analyzing, designing, and implementing such systems. The collection, storage, and processing of data, reengineering of business processes, and the redesign of the organization’s products, services, procedures, and management structures are also covered. Prerequisite(s): GE105, GE106, IT100. Credits: 3
Analyzes the key elements, tools and techniques of operations management as they apply to production planning and the control of goods and services offered by manufacturing or service organizations. Topics include product design, process selection, design of facilities and jobs, quality improvement processes, and integration of these elements into an operating system. Prerequisite(s): GE105, GE106, BUS30. Credits: 3
Provides an understanding of the theories, practices, and contemporary problems in human resource management. Topics include job analysis, recruitment, training and employee development, affirmative action, health and safety, performance appraisal, labor relations, compensation, and productivity improvements. The course also discusses how human capital contributes directly to the success of today’s organizations as well as to the role and performance of the staff manager in business enterprises. Prerequisite(s): GE105, GE106, GE115, BUS305. Credits: 3
Introduces students to methodologies for managing projects within an organizational context, including the processes of initiating, planning, executing, controlling, reporting and closing a project. The course investigates project variables such as scope, time and cost, topics of project integration, quality control, and risk management, the management of changes in organizations that introduce or service information systems. Students learn how to identify project champions, work with user teams, and document project management. Prerequisite(s): GE105, GE106, GE115. Credits:3
Introduces students to theoretical and practical aspects of human behavior and management in the workplace. The course focuses on understanding and attaining competencies necessary for effective performance at the organizational, group, and individual levels within the firm. Topics include motivation, organizational structure, job design, group dynamics and teamwork, leadership, conflict resolution, power relationships, and organizational change. Prerequisite(s): GE105, GE106, GE115, BUS305. Credits: 3
Business Analytics for Decision Making embraces quantitative data analysis methods for the optimization of decision-making in modern business environments. Students explore data and quantitative models, learn how to computationally resolve real business problems, and implement fundamental concepts and theories in data analytics for business strategic planning and operations. Skills and knowledge on data resources and data resilience to communicate the value of analytics within and across organizations are integrated into the course material. Prerequisite(s): GE105, GE106, PSY260, IT100, BUS305, BUS340. Credits: 3
In their senior year, students will engage in a three-credit capstone project, which gives them the opportunity to review and apply relevant theories, tools, techniques and strategic-management concepts which they have acquired during their entire course of studies, in combination with whatever working and technological experiences they may possess, to a real-world environment. The course focuses on the strategic management of the entire organization. The development of a strategic process comprises the systematic analysis and evaluation of an organization’s goals, structure, policies, and strategies designed to effectively cope with specific external opportunities and threats. Students will be placed in a realistic professional team situation within which decision-making must consider not only technological issues but also issues of projects, personnel, and risk management, colleague and client interpersonal relationships, as well as time and resource constraints. Students learn to make objective strategic decisions and to justify them orally and in writing. This is an integrative capstone course for graduating business administration students. Prerequisite(s): Successful completion of all core business requirements. Credits: 3

Electives - 2 courses / 6 credits (12 ECTS)

Examines the market mechanisms and forces that create movements in prices of goods and services. The course analyzes the behavior of consumers, costs of production, the distribution of income and the price determination of factors of production, as well as the determination of the level of output that must be produced by a firm or an industry under different market structures to maximize profits or minimize losses. Prerequisite(s): GE105, GE106, GE270. Credits: 3
Covers the overall economic performance of a national economy. The course deals with the determination of the level of the gross national product, employment, prices of goods and services, and the growth of an economy. The course also analyzes the role of money and banking systems, the impact of fiscal and monetary policy on the level of output, employment, prices and the effect of international transactions on a national economy. Prerequisite(s): GE105, GE106, GE270. Credits: 3
Provides a study for understanding the process of managing both personal and organizational knowledge, exploring the fundamentals of knowledge management (KM) using theoretical perspectives and real-life cases of successful organizations. The course curriculum lies in the multidisciplinary nature of KM and interplays different perspectives which view KM either as corporate strategy, a dimension of human resources management, tool for organizational effectiveness or an application for actual use. Course topics include, but are not limited to, knowledge management models, organizational ambidexterity, knowledge sharing and communities of practice (CoP), and absorptive capacity. Prerequisite(s): GE105, GE106, BUS305, BUS310. Credits: 3
This course is designed to help students develop entrepreneurial management and innovate and manage opportunities in several types of organizations, i.e., large firms, SMEs, start-ups, etc. Foundations of Entrepreneurial Management is a practical compilation of change management, entrepreneurial leadership, people operations, and team building – a set of entrepreneurial approaches for cultivating a creative management style based on contemporary organizational needs and entrepreneurial innovation structures. Prerequisite(s): GE105, GE106, BUS305, BUS368. Credits: 3

Major Electives: 8 Courses (24 credits – 48 ECTS)

In addition to the core courses above students are required to select a numbers of courses in one of the following majors or to pursue a general BSBA degree.

Minor Electives: 6 Courses (18 credits – 36 ECTS)

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