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Course Electives

Juris Doctor/MBA Program



For the MBA portion of the JD/MBA curriculum, we offer various electives that develop well-rounded leadership skills and expertise. Fulfill your eight units of elective MBA requirements in any of the areas below.

 Marketing Electives

  • Strategic Issues in Marketing
  • Sales and Sales Force Management
  • Business-to-Business Marketing
  • Marketing Research
  • Marketing Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • Global Marketing
  • Services Marketing
  • Product Innovation and Management
  • Marketing Communications
  • Technology in Marketing
  • Pricing
  • Formulating and Defending Marketing Strategies
  • Brand Management
  • Consumer Behavior

 Finance Electives

  • Strategic Issues in Finance
  • Capital Markets
  • Management of Financial Institutions
  • Business Valuation
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Modern Portfolio Theory
  • Equity and Bond Investment
  • International Finance
  • Foreign Exchange and Markets
  • Financing Entrepreneurial Ventures
  • Tax Implications of Financial Decisions
  • Business Analysis Using Financial Statements
  • Working Capital Management
  • The Management of Financial Risk
  • Real Estate Investing and Finance
  • Education Investment Fund
  • Financial Modeling
  • Valuation of Real Options
  • Debt Securities


 Leadership and Managing Organizational Change Electives

  • Strategic Issues in Global Business
  • Cross Cultural Management
  • Leadership and Organizational Success
  • Family Business
  • Organizational Development and Change
  • Organizational Development and Human Resource Management
  • Change Management
  • Negotiation and Resolution of Business Disputes
  • Leadership and Ethics
  • Social Entrepreneurship
  • Issues in Business: Project Management
  • Creating and Leading Teams
  • Designing and Managing International Organizations

 Additional Electives

  • Entrepreneurial Start-up Strategies
  • Environmental Law and Business
  • International Trade and Global Technology
  • Techno-entrepreneurship
  • Negotiation and Resolution of Business Disputes
  • Leadership and Organizational Success
  • Management Consulting
  • Business Plan Writing
  • Legal and Regulatory Issues in International Management
  • Accounting for Multinational Enterprises

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