On-line learning provides the busy professional access and opportunity to pursue a collegiate education that will enhance their career. GAU affiliate campus, Dulles University, wants to make you aware that on-line education is just one option for obtaining your career goals. On-line education offers you the flexibility to learn anytime, anywhere, making it easier for you to pursue your education while fulfilling your other responsibilities.
Dulles University’s learning platform supports its on-line education program by providing the student through its discussion forums the opportunity to share one’s view of a topic under discussion in class. You have the ability to string your discussion so that you can see what everyone has contributed.
The University provides easy access to your instructor as well as fellow classmates through on-line chat rooms. Professors monitor their email in order to response to the student in a timely manner. All you need to participate is access to the internet (high speed or broadband preferred), a browser, and you are ready to begin.
GAU/Dulles University on-line MBA is the elite program of study for managers ensuring that they have the necessary knowledge and skills to operate effectively in the business world – as owners, senior managers or entrepreneurs. On-line Master of Business Administration curriculum offers the students an opportunity to develop a broad understanding of organization and business and then to focus on a special area of interest. It is designed to promote career advancement of professionals from every undergraduate background. The on-line MBA program is specifically designed for the working student. The normal progression of a student leads to the completion of the degree program in a period of two years.
On-line Master of Business Administration (MBA) - Concentrations in:
The on-line Master of Business Administration program requires:
As a first step you should fill out a Request for Information Form as completely as possible. Please note it is important you provide us with more detailed information. It would help our advisors to get a clear picture of your needs and educational goals. After you fill out the form and submit it, soon thereafter you will be contacted by one of our advisors. Our advisors will answer your questions and they will help you with the admissions process.
All courses are 3 credit-hours and students must therefore complete a total of 12 courses (36 credit hours) plus a non-credit Graduation Project/Thesis (MBA501) to be eligible for graduation.
MGMT 500 Research Methods (3)
MGMT 503 Leadership & Organizational Behavior (3)
MGMT 510 Managerial Accounting (3)
MGMT 512 Legal Issues in Business (3)
FIBA 500 Financial Management (3)
ISMA 500 Information Technology (3)
MBA501 NC 6 Graduation Project/Thesis
The courses required to graduate in each of the respective concentrations are as below:
MGMT 522 Human Resource Management (3)
MGMT 524 Organizational Communications (3)
MGMT 542 International Business Management (3)
MGMT 546 Operations Management (3)
MGMT 547 Strategic Marketing (3)
MGMT 549 Strategic Management & Leadership (3)
CSET 501 Operating Systems and Hardware Architecture (3)
CSET 504 Introduction to Computer Networks (3)
CSET 505 Introduction to Systems Analysis and Database Design (3)
CSET 511 Software Testing and Integration (3)
CSET 513 Computer Security (3)
CSET 514 Network Administration (3)
MGMT 544 E-Commerce (3)
MGMT 547 Strategic Marketing(3)
MGMT 551 Advanced Marketing Research (3)
MGMT 552 International Marketing (3)
MGMT 553 Marketing for Non-Profit Organizations (3)
MGMT 554 Marketing Policy (3)
IREL 502 International Relations (3)
IREL 504 International Law (3)
IREL 510 International Organizations (3)
IREL 520 International Relations Theory (3)
MGMT 530 Globalization and Economic Integration (3)
POLI 514 International Environmental Politics (3)
Introduction to fundamentals of Research Methods and their applications in the management and economic areas Special emphasis will be placed on developing an effective graduate project and thesis writing and examples of good practice will be presented.
This course concentrates on becoming effective leaders by addressing behaviour of people in organizations. Focus is on the leadership of individuals, groups, and productivity through understanding and application of organizational and motivation theories. This course is part of the graduate core.
Provides a broad overview of the process of creating accounting information and how accounting statements are used for decision making that communicate, control, and allocate organization resources. The students learn to read, understand and analyze a balance sheet, profit and loss statement and cash flow statement. This course is part of the graduate core.
Understanding the effects of regulation in making business decisions. Rule making processes, administrative actions, antitrust, public policy issues, and ethical issues are examined. Social and political considerations in the legal system are analyzed. This course is part of the graduate core.
Basic principles and analytical techniques relating to corporate financial management are covered. Topics include overall financial analysis, planning, and control; sources and uses of funds; capital; operational and financial leverages; working capital management; inventory and portfolio management; long-term investment decisions; timing of financial policy. This course is part of the graduate core.
This course provides an understanding of the power of hardware and increased sophistication of software and the degree that today’s technology is linked by networks. Focus is on using software and networks that improve organizational efficiency and effectiveness. Basic concepts are introduced: the systems point of view and organization, information flows, and the nature of information systems.
An analysis and evaluation of human resource management problems within organizations will be addressed. Topics including human resource planning and development, assessment of future needs, building the personnel function to meet needs of developing organizations, developing career paths and training programs and policies. A comprehensive review of the personnel functions, personnel performance and development of systems for this purpose.
Introduces theory and practice of organizational development and interpersonal communication in the organization. Understanding the relationship of human behaviour to problems of organizational life and development through case studies and experimental exercises in organizational socialization, motivation, dynamics of power, and interpersonal perception and communication comprise the course.
Multinational enterprises as global organizations with emphasis on their worldwide impact. Emphasis on providing framework for understanding broad issues rather than on questions of business management and administration.
The course is concerned with the managerial activities involved in creating value by producing and distributing goods and services. Focus is on new efficient and effective strategies for emerging technologies and global competition. (Prerequisite: MGMT503.)
This course shows the leadership role of marketing in an organization through an understanding of buyer behaviour that creates value for ultimate and organizational customers. Focus is on the strategies of the coordinating product or services development, pricing, marketing communications, and distribution management.
Provides an understanding of the internal and external forces affecting an organization. Learn how to develop transformational strategies and tactics that maximize organizational strengths, neutralize threats and weaknesses. This course must be taken during the final term.
This course is designed to explore the internal structure function and operation of modern operating systems and modern computer hardware. This course includes the interaction between kernel and application software. Further this course includes the interaction between software and computer hardware.
This course covers the structure and function of modern computer networks. This course will help learners investigate the theoretical underpinning and physical construction of modern computer networks. The course will also help learners develop real world hands on computer networking problem solving skills. The course will develop network troubleshooting skills at both level 2 and 3 of the International Standards Organization’s (ISO) seven layer model for open systems interconnection.
This course is an introduction to both systems analysis and database systems. Students survey modern system analysis methods and work through an example case study using at least one standard system analysis method. Students learn ho to design, develop, manage and interrogate relational database systems using structured query language (SQL). Design aspects include the process of data normalization as well as the construction and purpose of Entity Relation Diagrams. The final goal of this course will be for students to collaborate with each other in small teams to design and implement a working relational database that fulfils a specific set of requirements as defined by the instructor.
This course explores the role of testing within the software development lifecycle. It includes the development and implementation of test plans an explore the delivery and integration of real world software solutions. Additionally, during the course learners’ survey state of the art software testing tools including record management tools, user input simulation tools and load (throughput) simulation tools.
Topics include computer malware of all types as well as computer account and process management issues. By the end of the course students are expected to understand common computer threats and how computers systems can most effectively be protected from them. This course further covers the practical topics of disaster management and backup policy.
This course covers the administration configuration of network servers and their client computers. This is a hands on course that makes use of virtualization software to allow administration, file system management and network application management. An introduction level object oriented programming using the Java computer language. This course includes the design and incremental development of simple interactive computer applications while ensuring the integrity of primary memory by monitoring the creation and destruction of all programmed objects.
This course introduces students to the structures and processes of international politics and surveys the major global issues of our time - nations, categories, and principles of international relations. The course focuses on the functions of the modern nation-state system and the patterns of conflict and co-operation in contemporary international relations. The purpose of the course is to provide students with a basic understanding of how the international political system works and help them develop their own perspective on global issues.
The nature and role of international law in the interaction of states. The basic terminology of international law. Problems of interpretation and enforcement. The relation between law and power; treaties and the legal basis of diplomacy, international organizations, international law and war, human rights under international law.
This course focuses on the role played by international organizations in world politics. Most attention is given to international governmental organizations, such as the United Nations, the European Community, and other regional organizations. Non-governmental organizations from multinational corporations to the International Red Cross are discussed as well. The course investigates the extent to which all these organizations contribute to the development of a peaceful and just community of nations.
This course provides an analysis of the three important theoretical debates of international relations: Idealism/ Realism, Traditionalism/ Behaviourism and Realism/ Neo-realism. The course also addresses the central assumptions and key concepts of various theories in international relations, with emphasis on concepts propositions and, the current critique.
To understand globalization and basic economic model it relies on; presenting the main reasons why globalization is promoted (nature of multinational enterprises and their role in globalization). The concept and stages of economic blocks as applied to the international community. Understanding the basic reasons for creating economic blocks and consequences of this development on the international business organization.
This course will focus on applying divergent theoretical approaches to analysis of the causes, consequences for resolvability of international environmental issues, and look at how these issues in turn affect the future of international relations.
Work with an advisor investigate an area of interest in business to explore. Or an integrative work experience on site at a selected company approved and under agreement with the university.
Characteristics of Internet & its boundaries, its effects in the international environment. Design of marketing program for internet use.
This course examines underlying scientific principles and processes that make marketing research an applied science including: information collection, interpretation, and presentation for shaping marketing objectives, policies, and planning. Application of concepts, methods, and knowledge of quantitative and behavioural disciplines are facilitated through individual or group research projects.
Broadens & unifies students` knowledge of international marketing through reading lists, research projects, and seminar papers.
Conceptual system of marketing applied to problems of non-profit organizations. This course will examine direct & comprehensive marketing ideas for students interested in public administration and the administration of museums, educational institutions, foundations & associations.
This is a capstone course in the graduate marketing program. Marketing issues & problems are studied through an integrated approach. Problems are examined through case studies and a review of current literature. Viewpoints of government, wholesaler, and retailer are examined. Emphasis is placed on individual projects. The course must be taken during the student’s final term.
GAU PERFORMING ARTS DEPARTMENT QUOTA FOR THE INTER-UNIVERSITIES DANCE CHAMPION OF TURKEY HAS BEEN ANNOUNCED
Financial Markets Seminar to be held on 17th of May 2013, Friday under GAU and AGIT Securities AC cooperation.
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