Westcliff University

Westcliff University

MBA Financial Management Concentration

Address:

16715 Von Karman

#100

Irvine, CA 92606

United States

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

MBA Financial Management Concentration

Format: Hybrid

Program Description:

The Westcliff MBA program prepares you for a career in management or entrepreneurship. At Westcliff University you will

  • Work in diverse teams, make presentations, and lead case study analyses
  • Build a foundation in management principles
  • Develop your ability to think critically and problem solve creatively
  • Take advantage of workshops and guest speaker presentations, offered throughout the year on both online and hybrid programs.
  • Network with students and faculty working in a wide range of industries
  • Equally important, you will learn from professors who are senior managers or business owners.

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program prepares individuals for careers in management. More specifically, its aim is to provide an opportunity for men and women to develop knowledge, abilities, attitudes, and understanding that will constitute a foundation for growth into competent business management professionals, qualifying graduates to seek employment in major industries, including computer-related services, investment banking/securities and consulting in the areas of marketing, research, analysis, and/or finance.

The performance outcomes which are required for the completion of the program include: class participation, response to discussion questions, writing research papers, group assignments, case study analyses, quizzes, mid-term and final examinations (Comprehensive Learning Assessments).

 

MBA Program Objectives:

Westcliff University’s Master of Business Administration program seeks to develop persons who can function successfully in upper middle management and top management positions. The emphasis is 
on strategic management concepts and principles. The MBA program makes use of recent research findings, uses complex computer models, stresses the importance of human relations skills, and integrates strategic management processes through an objective worldview.

The following are the educational Program Learning Outcomes for the Master of Business Administration:

  • Develop mastery of functional components of business—economics, marketing, accounting, finance, law, organizational behavior, and leadership
  • Demonstrate effective presentation of business analyses and recommendations through written forms of communication appropriate to the intended audience
  • Demonstrate effective presentation of business analyses and recommendations through oral communication of conventions and forms appropriate to the intended audience
  • Appraise current information technology effectively to support business decision making
  • Value and integrate diversity and a global perspective in business decisions
  • Compile independent, critical thinking, and reasoning skills to critique problems and develop problem solving and decision-making abilities
  • Integrate ethical issues in a business context and formulate alternatives that demonstrate ethical values
  • Facilitate the use of research and information from all mediums for the purpose of promoting critical thinking as it is applied to learning complex business concepts
  • Evaluate, analyze, and communicate quantitative data to improve and sustain strategic business initiatives

MBA Financial Management Description:

The financial management program is designed to provide both a sound theoretical and a conceptual and practical framework for financial managers. Special emphasis is placed on growth and diversification policies, evaluation, and management of securities portfolios, investment banking and merger strategies, analysis of foreign exchange rate movements, formulation of plans to reduce foreign exchange risk exposure, and case and/or research projects dealing with contemporary financial issues.

Accreditation:

WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC) and Distance Education Accrediting Commission (DEAC)

Facts & Figures

Financial Aid: Yes

# of Credits Required: 36 credits (2 years)

Classification: Unknown

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