Faculty Of Economics and Business Administration
EMBA Remedial Courses (if applicable)
Courses Number Of Credits Course Language  
XACT 500: Survey of Accounting and Finance 3 English / French

This course provides an introductory designed to introduce students from non-Business background to the theory and practice of selecting and analyzing managerial and financial accounting information. In the first part students will study different financial statements related to different types and forms of business organizations. In the second part students will be exposed to the world of finance, and how to use accounting information as a basis for financial decisions.

XMGT 500: Survey of Management and Marketing 3 English

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.

XECO 500: Survey of Economics 3 English / French

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.

EMBA Requirements (39 credits)
Courses Prerequisite Number Of Credits Course Language  
XACT 610: Accounting for Managers XACT 500 3 English / French

This course will assist students in mastering the technical material required for managers to analyze and evaluate in order to achieve the optimal decision. Students will learn that accountants are part of a team of interdepartmental managers working together to resolve questions of costing, pricing, production, and decision making.

XBUS 610: Corporate Legal Environment - البيئة القانونية للشركات - Environnement Juridique des Entreprises 3 English / French

تعالج هذه المادة القانون بشكل عام فتعرض ماهيته وتقسيماته ونظرية العقد وتكوينه، لتنطلق الى القانون التجاري فتفصّل الأعمال التجارية والشركات ومسؤولية التجّار وواجباتهم، والمؤسسة التجارية وعناصرها وحمايتها وبيعها واستثمارها، بعد ذلك يتم بحث كل نوع من أنواع الشركات وكيفية ادارتها، والعقود التجارية ( تمثيل، وكالة، سمسرة...)، والإفلاس ومفاعيله وشروطه، والأسناد التجارية ( سنـد السحب، السنــد لأمـر، الشيــك)، والنظـام المصرفي في لبنان والعمليات المصرفية. في النتيجة سيتمكن الطالب في هذا الإطار من الإحاطة بالمعلومات الهامة القانونية بشكل عام والتجارية بشكل خاص، مما يشكّل سنداً يومياً لمعرفة كافة المفاهيم العملية للعمليات القانونية التجارية للتمكن من تحليلها والتعامل معها وفقاً للأصول.

XECO 610: Economics for Managers XECO 500 3 English / French

This course is a study of economics that will help you better understand the micro and macro environments in which businesses evolve. The course is designed to give a comprehensive knowledge of the circular flow of economic activity as well as international economics. Lectures, case analysis, problem solving and current national and international economic issues are the focus of this course.

XFIN 610: Financial Analysis XACT 610 3 English / French

This course deals with the analysis of financial information, ratio analysis, time series analysis and forecasting, time value of money, capital markets and asset pricing, corporate takeover and allied activities.

XFIN 620: Corporate Finance XFIN 610 3 English / French

This course deals with discounted cash flow valuation, interest rates and bond valuation, equity markets and stock valuation, cost of capital, NPV and other investment criteria, making capital investment decisions, risk and return.

XMGT 650: Risk and Project Management XMGT 500, XACT 500 3 English

In this course, you will explore the risk management processes in the Project Life Cycle. You will examine the inputs to and outputs from risk identification, quantification, response development and control. You will also learn to organize your project, track costs and time expenditures, manage quality and risk, evaluate human resources requirements and overcome potential obstacles.

XHRM 610: Managing Human Capital 3 English

The main purpose of this course is to introduce students to the systematic study of formal organizations and their management. The focus will be on behavioral phenomena including individual, group, and inter-group processes; on human-resource issues related to talent management (such as recruitment, selection, performance management, compensation and rewards). Additional focus will be on the art and science of negotiation; on leadership development, on motivation, on cross-cultural management, and on the organizational frameworks within which these processes and phenomena occur.

XMGT 610: Operations and Quality Control XMGT 500 3 English / French

This course introduces the role, objectives and activities of operations and quality control. The aim is to develop an understanding of a portfolio of techniques for operations and quality management and their selection and use in appropriate situations.

XMGT 620: Leadership and Negotiation Skills XMGT 500 3 English

This course has been designed in order to introduce students to an extensive understanding of the nature of leadership, leadership theory, leadership styles, formation and learning leadership; leadership accession and the process of becoming a leader; and various dimensions of leading in a variety of organizational context.

XMGT 630: Corporate Governance XMGT 500 3 English

Corporate governance is concerned with the management of interaction among dispersed investors and the reconciliation of possible conflicts of interest between various corporate stakeholders. This course discusses, among other things, the role and responsibility of owners, the role and responsibility of boards, board's committees, liabilities, executive appointment and compensation, internal control, disclosure of governance arrangements, and a comparative analysis of corporate governances across countries.

XMGT 640: Strategic Management XMGT 500, XFIN 620 3 English / French

This course is a study of business strategy integrating the functions of all fields of business administration. The course is designed to give the student the top management viewpoint of the operation of the business enterprise. Case analysis, problem solving, strategy formulation and implementation are the focus of this course. It introduces the application of different strategy tools to business decision making and places them into a real-world context.

XMIS 610: Management Information Systems XMGT 500 3 English

The course is designed to give the student an insight of Information Age, decision making and Planning. It encompasses the central role of IT in business innovation, including strategic and operational initiatives in such areas as electronic commerce, Supply Chain Management (SCM), Customer Relationship Management (CRM), Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) business process redesign, and knowledge management.

XMKT 610: Seminar in Marketing Problems XMGT 500 3 English / French

The aim of this course is to understand marketing concepts, strategies, and tactics. This course is designed to refine students' understanding of all aspects of marketing from a practical standpoint Students should leave this course with a better understanding of marketing from a practitioner's perspective, have a deeper appreciation for the value and importance of marketing in business and society today.

XBUS 690: Practicum 3 English / French  
XBUS 699: Business Simulation 27 Cr. English

This graduate course is conducted as a business simulation competition.  It is a study of business policies integrating the functions of all fields of business administration, focusing mainly on research and development, economics, production, marketing, finance, human resources, and total quality management from a managerial perspective.  The course is designed to give the student the top management viewpoint of the operation of the business enterprise (a manufacturer of electronic sensors). Strategy development, implementation, and operation designs and dynamics are emphasized within a real-world context. After completing the simulation, which consists of 8 rounds (each round is equivalent to one year in real life), students are expected to submit a debriefing report.