2016-2017

Two Year MBA with Specializations

The Bryant MBA Curriculum

The Graduate School at Bryant University empowers its graduates with the ability to compete and excel in a dynamic business environment. Bryant’s dedicated faculty successfully equips students with the analytical, technological and interpersonal skills required to meet the challenges of working in a diverse and global marketplace.


The learning goals and objectives of the MBA program are:

Goal 1

Graduates of the Bryant Master in Business Administration program will have the ability to communicate effectively as managers. This goal includes the expectation that graduates will be able to demonstrate effective professional writing for business skills, oral communication skills, and will be prepared to make persuasive presentations at a managerial level.

Goal 2

Graduates of the Bryant Master in Business Administration program will have the ability to work and lead in organizational situations to effectively accomplish goals. This goal implies that students will be familiar with their own leadership style, be able to both lead teams effectively as well as work effectively as a member of a team, and, finally, be able to generate quality deliverables from team endeavors.

Goal 3

Graduates of the Bryant Master in Business Administration program shall identify and analyze complex managerial problems/opportunities in dynamic environments using an interdisciplinary approach.
Achievement of this goal by graduates includes the ability to identify influential and/or causal factors using appropriate analysis tools; be prepared to effectively use quantitative and qualitative analytic tools; have the ability to propose feasible and/or innovative solutions showing consideration of multiple disciplines; and, finally, be prepared to make and justify appropriate recommendations.

Goal 4

In a global and cross-cultural context, graduates of the Bryant Master in Business Administration program shall demonstrate knowledge of essential business concepts and management processes with respect to the principal areas of commerce activity, including the discipline-specific areas of accounting, computer information systems, finance, management, and marketing.

Goal 5

Graduates of the Bryant Master in Business Administration program shall have an awareness of and a personal philosophy toward ethical business practice such that they are able to recognize ethical dilemmas, the stakeholders involved, and the consequences of different decisions on these stakeholders. Furthermore, graduates will be able to analyze, critique, and appraise their personal values and ethical standards.

Two Year MBA Curriculum with Specializations

The MBA Two Year program requires the completion of 37 credits.  Specializations are available in Business Analytics, Global Supply Chain Management, Global Finance, International Business or General Management

Business Foundation Courses 1
Macroeconomics and Microeconomics
Statistics
Core Courses
Management Concepts and Skills
Managing Corporate Enterprise
Leading Effective Organizations
Reporting and Controlling Resources
Managing Information Resources
Managing Financial Resources
Marketing for Competitive Advantage
Value Formation Through Operations
Global Immersion Experience 2
Mastering Strategic Analysis
Electives
Specialization Elective 1
Specialization Elective 2
Specialization Elective 3
Open Elecitve
1

May be waived based on prior academic experience

2

MBA 528 Global Immersion Experience is an optional extra course but highly recommended for Two Year MBA students.

MBA Electives

MBA students may elect to specialize in one of five areas, Business Analytics, Global Supply Chain, Global Finance, International Business, or General Management. A specialization area is made up of three, three-credit electives within the specialization discipline. The General Management specialization is made up of three, three-credit electives from any one of the specialization areas.

Note: Students that specialize in Business Analytics and take an additional course, AA 651, Analytics Capstone will be awarded a joint certificate from Bryant University and SAS in Business Analytics.

MBA Business Analytics
Analytics Methods and Applications
Data Mining and Predictive Analytics
Data Management and Large Scale Data Analysis
MBA Global Finance Specialization
Global Financial Management
Global Financial Institutions and Markets
Financing the Global Supply Chain
MBA Global Supply Chain Specialization (Choose 3)
Corporate Social Responsibility in Global Supply Chain Management
Financing Global Supply Chain
Advanced Supply Chain Integration
Logistics of International Trade
MBA International Business Specialization
International Business Management
Global Human Resource Management
International Marketing