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Management Program

Vision Statement

Our vision is to be recognized as an innovative leader in professional accounting education and to become one of the primary centers of excellence in education in Hampton Roads and beyond.

Mission Statement

Our mission within this vision is, through our teaching, service and research, to produce ethical accounting graduates who have the academic and professional base of knowledge to meet the challenges posed by a dynamic global business environment.

Management Department

First level

 Business Administration I

The general framework of administration (the concept and importance) - business organizations development — management environment and such environmental factors affecting management — planning - organization - direction - control — project’s objectives - modern orientations in management.

 Second level

Business Administration II

-         Defining administrative thought and nature and importance.

-         Variables and challenges affecting a manager’s performance

-         Components of a manager’s work

-         Manager and contemporary administrative issues

 Behavioral Sciences:

-         Managers and humanitarian behavior in organization

-         Approaches to the study of humanitarian behavior

-         Humanitarian behavior development in organizations

-         Problems and applied cases.

 Financial Management & Finance:

The course includes an approach to financial administration, financial statements, financial analysis, definition and importance of finance, working capital management, working capital theory, cost of capital concept, investment policies and subjects related to investment, finance, distributions of profits, financial analysis and financial control.

 Third Level

 Readings in Management in a foreign language:

Principles of management are studied in the English language to train students in reading and writing comprehensive topics in the English language.

 Production management:

An approach to production and operations management and its relation to other departments in the firm-development of the administrative thought development of production management and its effect on the development of industrial and service production systems- production systems design (products design - energy planning - location selection - industrial methods selection- internal order of a plant- work measurement and design) - production systems planning (planning- production scheduling - project planning)- production systems management and operation (materials management - production facility — maintenance - production quality control and management) modern orientations in operations management.

Marketing

-         Marketing concept.

-         Marketing benefits and marketing modern concept.

-         Marketing concept development stages.

-         Factors of marketing mix.

-         Products planning & importance thereof.

-         Addition of new products (formation and variety).

-         Removal of existing products from products mix.

-         Changes in the variety of current products.

-         Comprehensive quality concept and its effect on the marketing mix.

Computer applications in Management

This course includes importance and benefits of computer applications at administrative sciences- analysis steps through database usage - design of applied database - setup of initial samples using Microsoft Excel.

Specialized Institutions Management

Nature and characteristics of specialized firm-specialized firms management and organization methods -performance assessment methods of specialized firms – Case studies of firms operating in hotels, hospitals, sports clubs, universities and commercial banks (how to manage funds and policies)-Islamic banks management and the difference between Islamic and traditional banks-management and organization of companies and investment (organizational structure and management)-organization and management of insurance companies (activities - jobs - marketing activity and thought - policies)- hotels management and properties thereof - tourist problems and effects thereof - small-sized enterprises management (obstacles - problems - feasibility studies)- hospitals management (organization - problems).

Purchases and Stock Management

Concept and importance of materials management - materials management organization - the relationship between materials and other jobs- procurement methods - purchase orders (quantity - quality - resources - time - price)- centralization and decentralization of procurement and storage- stock management - stock control - statistical methods used in stock control - stock classification methods - dead stock management.

Management of Quality Assurance

-    Concept of production planning and control and its functional importance Administrative structure of such department in charge of production quality control and planning

-     Production control and planning at contiguous and intermittent production firms

-         Production control

-         Usage of quantitative methods in production planning and control

Fourth Level

Management of International Business

The course includes the concept of international business administration, challenges of the current century, international business environment of multinational companies, security, insurance, international finance and international tourism.

Managerial Policies

This course includes analysis of administrative decisions taken by an organization’s departments that are either productive or administrative or financial or marketing. This also includes comprehending most problems and obstacles that may arise during enforcement of such decisions with a view to reaching the strategic effective management.

Hotels & Hospitals management

By the end of the course, students will be familiarized with the historical development of hospitals as well as their importance in the social and economic development in addition to the dire need to effective specialized administrations. They, also, will be acquainted with a hospital’s basic functions, hospitals planning and organization, administrative and medical department’s management and support.

Graduation Project - Management

This course aims at the practical application of basic knowledge that a student has learned during study of different courses at business administration. A student chooses, under the supervision of a teaching staff member, a certain topic to be his graduation project during which they identify the research problem and the proposed treatment method within a time schedule and methodology determined through mutual agreement with such teaching staff member supervising the project. A student’s final report is to be presented before other class mates and present teaching staff members.

International marketing

Defining international marketing and fields-international marketing environment- international marketing researches- marketing mix-marketing activity planning and control -multinational companies -export & import organizations and procedures-practical applications.

Marketing Research

·       The difference between marketing and market study, demand study with estimates and expectations thereof and marketing research

·       The concept of market research, its types and importance Information and data sources

·       Data and information collection and analysis methods and how to find out results

·       Usage of scientific method in making market research

·       Methods of execution of two types of market researches (theoretical - field )

Operations Research in project management

·       Planning and evaluation of projects using the "method of business networks

·       Determining the cost of time

·       Identify the critical path for the project implementation and decision-making optimization

·       Cost rationalization using the Simplex transport method.

·       Rationalization of the decisions of the purchase and storage using inventory models

·       The effective employment of resources and capabilities through planning style.

 

Optional Subjects

Negotiation management

The concept and the importance of negotiating

Prepare a negotiating agenda

Personality traits and negotiation

Applications in the field of business negotiation

Negotiating strategies and tactics

Assess efforts and negotiating practices

Human Resources Management

·       Personnel management (concept - evolution - important - challenges - goals) and importance of the human element in business organizations.

·       Contemporary social challenges for human resources management

·       Personnel management and composition of the workforce (management needs)

·       Management personnel and humanitarian needs.

·       Personnel management and development of human capabilities.

·       The role of director of personnel management within the framework  and the concept of Total Quality Management.

·       Research personnel and their role in raising the efficiency of individuals

·       Personnel management as an integrated system consists of a set of integrated subsystems .

Stock exchange administration

-         Stock exchange administration as new specialization

-         The role of stock exchange and its effect on the national economy

-         Stock exchange transactions

-         Stock exchange administration proems

-         Practical cases

Strategic planning & financial policies

-         Basic concept and expressions in strategic planning

-         Approaches to the study of strategic planning

-         Applied fields of strategic management

 

Academic Requirements

University Mandatory requirements (6 Credit hours)

The student studies 6 credit hours on this basis:

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hours

1

UM101

Introduction to Computer Science

3

2

UM102

Statistics

3

University Elective requirements (3 Credit hours)

The student studies 3 credit hours based on the following schedule:

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hours

1

UE101

Computer Principles with applications

3

2

UE301

Public Administration

3

Faculty Mandatory requirements (57 Credit hours)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hours

1

FM101

Financial Accounting I

3

2

FM102

Political Science I

3

3

FM103

Business Administration I

3

4

FM104

Principles of Macroeconomics

3

5

FM105

Principles of Microeconomics

3

6

FM106

Political Science II

3

7

FM107

Financial Accounting II

3

8

FM201

Intermediate Accounting

3

9

FM202

Money and Banking

3

10

FM203

Business Administration II

3

11

FM204

Political Systems

3

12

FM205

Cost Accounting I

3

13

FM206

International Relations

3

14

FM207

Behavioral Sciences

3

15

FM208

Financial Management and Finance

3

16

FM209

Economic Planning and National Accounting

3

17

FM301

International Economics

3

18

FM303

International Accounting

3

19

FM302

Marketing

3

Faculty Elective requirements (24 Credit hours)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hours

1

FE101

Mathematics for business I

3

2

FE102

Mathematics for business II

3

3

FE103

Principles of Law

3

4

FE104

Commercial Law

3

5

FE201

Economic Resources

3

6

FE301

Economics of Public Finance

3

7

FE401

Economic Feasibility studies

3

8

FE402

Egyptian Political Systems

3

Accounting Department Mandatory Requirements (45 Credit hours)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hours

1

MAC301

Specialized Accounting I

3

2

MAC302

Computer Science Applications in Accounting

3

3

MAC303

Cost Accounting II

3

4

MBU304

Purchases and Stock Management

3

5

MAC304

Auditing

3

6

MAC305

Foreign Language Readings in Accounting

3

7

MAC401

Specialized Accounting II

3

8

MAC402

Case Studies in Auditing

3

9

MAC403

National and Governmental Accounting

3

10

MAC404

Taxation I

3

11

MAC405

Managerial Accounting I

3

12

MAC406

Graduating Project Research Seminar

3

13

MAC407

Managerial Accounting II

3

14

MAC408

Taxation II

3

15

MAC409

Operations Research in Accounting

3

Accounting Department Elective Requirements (6 Credit hours)

Course Code

Course Name

Credit Hours

1

EAC301

Contemporary Accounting

3

2

EAC401

Advanced Accounting Information Systems and Accounting Computing

3

 Characteristics of a Business Administration Graduate

The graduate will have achieved an understanding of the fundamental knowledge provided by the program related to:

1-      The use of academic methods to assist in resolving managerial issues and for decision making.

2-      The preparation of programs, plans and policies according to the entity needs.

3-      The preparation of a feasibility study and the evaluation of investment options.

4-      Designing an organizational structure.

5-      The application of the modern managerial philosophy such as total quality management and the re-engineering of operation.

6-      The application of effective leadership style.

7-      The use of communication and personnel skills.

8-      The use of the various methods of employee motivation

 9-   The use of organizational plans, policies and strategies to meet the organization needs.