Graduate and Professional Programs

Academic Information

Learning Goals

MBA Program
Learning Goals Standard
Communication Students will demonstrate effective written and oral communication skills
Cross Disciplinary Competence Students will demonstrate the ability to integrate different functional areas in solving business problems
Critical Thinking Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze business situations and recommend appropriate actions
Ethical Reasoning Students will demonstrate the ability to identify ethical dilemmas and be able to recognize and evaluate alternative courses of action
MS Finance Program
Learning Goals Standard
Firm Valuation Students will be able to value firms using standard cash-flow-based valuation techniques (such as WACC and APV) and calculate the appropriate cash flow estimates from financial statements and other data
Portfolio Analysis Students will be able to analyze theoretical and practical aspects of portfolio management and factor models
Valuation of Derivatives Students will be able to identify arbitrage free evaluation of derivatives and derivatives embedded in financial contracts
Security Analysis/Financial Innovation Students will be able to identify the benefits and risks associated with new securities and value such securities
EMBA Program
Learning Goals Standard
Communication Students will demonstrate effective written communication skills
Cross Disciplinary Competence Students will demonstrate the ability to integrate different functional areas in solving business problems
Critical Thinking Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze business situations and recommend appropriate actions
Leadership Students will demonstrate an understanding of the components of leadership effectiveness and how to develop them
Ethical Reasoning Students will demonstrate the ability to identify ethical dilemmas and be able to recognize and evaluate alternative courses of action
EMBA Beijing Program
Learning Goals Standard
Cross-disciplinary competence Students will demonstrate the ability to integrate different functional areas in solving business problems related to energy
Critical thinking Students will demonstrate the ability to analyze business situations and recommend appropriate actions
Knowledge of legal issues in the energy industry Students will demonstrate the ability to identify legal dilemmas and be able to recognize and evaluate alternative courses of action relevant for the energy industry
Tools for effective leadership Students will be able to develop the tools needed to lead and make important decisions in the arena of energy