Faculty of Business Administration & Finance
MBA Remedial Courses (if applicable)
Courses Number Of Credits Course Language  
MIS 510: Database Management Systems 3 English / French
Details

This course introduces students to the fundamental concepts needed to collect, organize and share data across an organization. The course covers data definition, modeling and normalization of data, and the retrieval and update of data using the Structured Query Language (SQL). Students will be required to design a term project involving a database software product using SQL Server as a database management system.

MIS 520: Principles of Networking and Telecommunications 3 English / French
Details

This course provides an in-depth knowledge of data communication and networking requirement including networking and telecommunication technologies, hardware and software. Emphasis is upon the analysis and design of networking, cost-benefit analysis, and evaluation of connectivity options are also covered. Students learn to evaluate and select different communication options within an organization.

MIS 540: Business Programming 3 English
Details

This course introduces the basic concepts of programming. It focuses first on creating a logical solution for problem solving using sometimes flowcharts or pseudo codes, then developing a solution using a programming language such as VB. Main problems and applications are taken from a business environment. Basic discussed topics are: Data types; Expressions; Variables and operators; Control structures; Arrays; Procedures; functions and Modules; Strings; Graphical user interface.

QMB 500: Statistics for Business and Economics 3 English / French
Details

Statistical analyses are used by business, government, and media to educate, persuade, and sometimes deceive. This course familiarizes graduate business students with basic statistical thinking and reasoning, and provides them with fundamental methods of Statistics. It also introduces the use of Quantitative Methods in solving Business decision-making problems; such as Linear Programming and Sensitivity Analysis, Operations Research applications, and graph Theory

ACT 500: Survey of Accounting 3 English / French
Details

This course is designed to cover accounting principles, presenting the remedial material in an easy style. Topics emphasize the use of financial statement information rather than the creation of statements, and the financial implications of business decisions on a day to day basis. The majority of this course will focus on understanding accounting information and how it is useful to both internal and external users.

ECO 500: Survey of Economics 3 English / French
Details

Survey of Economics encompasses both microeconomic and macroeconomic principles. It is concerned with economic reasoning, the techniques and processes of thinking used by economists in their attempts to analyze and explain the economic system.

FIN 500: Survey of Finance 3 English / French
Details

This course deals with the techniques for obtaining and using funds to maximize the value of the firm and the shareholders' wealth. It addresses time value of money concepts, the calculation of different kinds of interest rates, risk and return and its relation to finance, the analysis of financial statements and ratios.

MGT 500: Survey of Management and Marketing 3 English / French
Details

This course introduces the basic principles and theories of management and marketing. It discusses management objectives, organizational structures, material and human resource utilization, decision making, planning, organizing, marketing principles, marketing mix strategies, and consumer behavior.

MBA Core Requirements/MIAGe Year 1 (21 credits)
Courses Prerequisite Number Of Credits Course Language  
ACT 600: Advanced Managerial Accounting ACT 500 3 English / French
Details

This course presents an approach to management accounting from the perspective of a business Manage. It presents state of the art thinking on all the major topics in management accounting including activity based Management, the balanced scorecard, target costing, and management control system design.

MKT 600: Strategic Marketing Management MGT 500 3 English / French
Details

This course examines today business environment and the strategic decisions facing top management in marketing policy making. Emphasis is placed on reviewing and applying through text and cases key concepts in formulating and implementing company marketing plans such as: opportunity analysis, market segmentation and targeting, product and service strategy, marketing channel strategy, pricing and communication.

HRM 600: Advanced Organizational Behavior & Leadership MGT 500 3 English
Details

Advanced Organizational Behavior is arguably the most exiting area within the field of business. The value of the human factor as a major resource in organization is gaining increasing importance in managing organization. The major technological changes that have occurred within the past few years continue to accelerate and no ends appear in sight, not to exclude the affectation of the economic crisis on the behavior of the global mass.

QMB 600: Business Models for Decision Making QMB 500 3 English / French
Details

This course depicts the use of mathematical tools for aiding managerial decision-making in the corporate and public sectors. It introduces the students to a number of quantitative models proven to be effective in solving managerial problems. Several quantitative techniques are reviewed, on Excel or LINDO, and practiced with problems and short cases from the text; these techniques employ, among others, Dynamic Programming and Markov Chain, Queuing Theory, Inventory Control, and Game Theory.

MGE 610: Decision Support and Business Intelligence Systems 3 English
Details

Management Support Systems (MSS) are playing increasingly important roles in the business world. This course is a general introduction to the managerial and technical aspects of such systems. The course explores the area of Decision Support Systems (DSS) and investigates the fundamental techniques associated with them such as Data mining, artificial intelligence and neural networks, text and web mining etc. Students will learn about the frameworks for decision support and Business Intelligence (BI) systems, modeling/analysis, data warehousing fundamentals, Business Analytics, Data Visualization and Group Support Systems. The characteristics, capabilities, classifications, and components of DSS are also discussed.

MGE 620: Software Architecture and Mobile Programming MIS 540 3 English / French
Details

This course covers an in depth design of applications based on distributed systems. Software component and component-based software systems will be studied to reflect the latest standards in the field of applicative architectures. N-tier layered systems are presented to show how a software system is structured and how the components are meant to interact to achieve system quality. Laboratory sessions will be dedicated to build mini projects and acquire practical experience building component-based web applications.

FIN 600: Advanced Managerial Finance FIN 500, ACT 600 3 English / French
Details

This course provides a comprehensive and contemporary coverage of financial management, focusing on shareholder wealth maximization and cash flow management, as well as on the international aspects of financial management. It deals with the valuation of bonds and stocks, making investment decisions, capital budgeting, project analysis, investment strategies and leasing.

MIAGe YEAR 2 (18 credits + Thesis (3 credits))
Courses Prerequisite Number Of Credits Course Language  
MGE 630: Data Analysis and Knowledge Discovery MIS 540, QMB 500 3 English / French
Details

The purpose of this course is to introduce various topics in multivariate analysis. Knowledge discovery is presented in the modern data mining approach as a data analysis outcome in the process of inspecting, cleaning, transforming, and modeling data with the goal of highlighting useful information, suggesting conclusions, and supporting decision making, classification and prediction. Participants will be familiarized with data analysis and data mining software (SPSS, Tanagra) in practical cases and have to submit a project.

MGE 640: Advanced Networking and Databases MIS 510, MIS 520 3 English / French
Details

In line with our curriculum, this course will address topics that have a direct impact on users and discuss in detail some key issues in the world of data transmission. This course will introduce the various uses of databases, the gathering of administrative information such as medical records, tax collection, ticketing and others. The database applications require the knowledge of multiple environments management database that we will be addressed throughout this course.

MGE 660: Software Rights and Computer Auditing 3 English / French
Details

After a brief presentation of essential Business Law concepts, this course covers the legal rules applicable to software and IT audit.
The Software, like any other computer creations, requires intensive human labor and investment, and deserves to be protected legally. The software is used in electronic transactions and electronic payments, activities known as e-commerce. This raises a problem of electronic evidence. Software can be an IT contract or an act complained by the law.
The computer can also disseminate information online on a network and process personal data. It is also the basis for Internet raises many legal disputes

FIN 630: Advanced Financial Institutions and Markets prerequisite: FIN 600 3 English / French
Details

This course deals with the various types of financial markets with a focus on their use by financial institutions and recent events that have affected them. It provides a conceptual framework that can be used to understand why markets exist through money markets, bond markets, mortgage markets, stocks, bonds and derivatives.

MIS 630: Management of Electronic Commerce MGT 500 3 English
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This course explores the fundamental concepts of e-business and e-Marketing. Students will learn how to build an e-business and e-marketing models. Topics covered are E-Business models, Online Monetary Transactions, Internet Security, Wireless Communication, Internet Marketing, Affiliate Programs, E-customer Relationship Management, Globalisation, Social and Global issues, Accessibility. A case of studies concerning online banking, and building an online store will be covered.

MGE 650: Application Development and ERP MIS 510 3 English / French
Details

This course is twofold: on one hand, it presents the techniques of effective implementation of a team project with modular application development based on the V cycle Agile method, and, on the other hand it develop awareness of the need for an ERP approach in the design of integrated software. It also provides the student capacity to assess and customize integrated software packages and to set criteria to choose the vendor. Practical sessions will be devoted to the presentation of ERP products such as SAP, JD Edwards, Microsoft Dynamics NAV and their workflow models. Students will be divided into groups to prepare and present projects illustrating the principles covered during the course.

MGE 695: Business Report 3 English / French