Hebron University - Management

Course Description

 

Compulsory Courses ) 30 H)

Research Methodology  (61720)

Researchers use different criteria for solving/searching the given research problem. Different sources use different type of methods for solving the problem.This course  deals with the process used to collect information and data for the purpose of making business decisions. The methodology may include publication research, interviews, surveys and other research techniques, and could include both present and historical information

 

Advanced Strategic Management  (61730)

This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and the skills required for making strategic decisions. This involves the formulation and implementation of the major goals and initiatives taken by a company's top management on behalf of owners, based on consideration of resources and an assessment of the internal and external environments in which the organization competes.

 

Advanced Human Resources Management (61740)

The course is focused on the human resources in the organization and aims at  providing the students with a theoretical framework for understanding the process and functions  of human resources management It addresses the vital functions of hiring and developing employees in order to maximize employee performance in service of the organization’s strategic objectives.

 

 Advanced Marketing Management (61710)

The course is designed to provide the students with the necessary knowledge and skills in managing the process of overseeing and planning new product development, promotion and sales. This includes tracking and reviewing a company's marketing resources and activities. Other important issue include customer profiling, devising effective marketing strategies, market mix and market research.

 

Excellence and Total Quality Management (61752)

This course aims at introducing the philosophy of total quality management, its historical evolutions and elements such as leadership, customer satisfaction, Employee involvement, continuous process improvement,  supplier  partnership  and  performance  measurement.

The Course provides students with the knowledge and techniques required to improve product quality and process efficiency by identifying and measuring production process variability which, if not successfully addressed, leads to inconsistent product quality, costly wastage, non-standardization and other reliability and productivity problems.

 

Advanced Operations Management (61705)

The course aims at providing the students with knowledge of coordinating, directing and overseeing the manufacture of goods in a factory or another type of production facility. The students are exposed to the tasks of production managers which involve meeting organizational production goals efficiently and safely with exceeding minimum quality standards. The main issues include facility design, job design, schedule design, quality control, inventory control, work study and cost and budgetary control   besides capacity and adequacy of human resources involved in the production process

 

Organization Theory and Behavior (61754)

This course is designed to expose the student to the fundamental principles with which to understand human behavior inside organizations. The course examines various theories developed in an attempt to explain and predict employee behavior in an organizational context. This course investigates individual and interpersonal behavior in organizations, including personality, decision-making, personal perceptions, teamwork, conflict, leadership, power, & ethics. In addition, this course seeks to analyze organizational-level factors affecting behavior, including change management, internal reward systems, culture, and organizational communication.

 

Financial Management and Budgeting (61755)
This course is designed to provide MBA students foundational knowledge in Financial management for decision making. It assumes that you have no prior formal coursework experience  in Finance. The course provides you an understanding of internal uses of financial  information for decision making within the organization. In this course, students will identify and assign revenue and cost information to business processes in order to conduct Financial Statements Analysis,  break even analyses, assign product costs, complete operational budgets, assess performance, and complete other management decision-making processes.

 

Elective Requirements (6H)

Entrepreneurship and Innovation (61780)

This course aims to provide students with an understanding of the nature of enterprise and entrepreneurship and introduces the role of the entrepreneur, innovation and technology in the entrepreneurial process. It is not about small business or life style businesses but instead the development of growth oriented businesses - whether for-profit or not-for-profit. Entrepreneurship is both a way of thinking and of doing. It involves "building something from nothing" and successful entrepreneurs know how to manage and mitigate uncertainty and risk. The course content is relevant to those individuals thinking about starting a business or who are already in business - large or small.

 

Advanced Managerial Accounting (61770)

The course aims to provide the students with cost concepts, terms and classifications, explain and illustrate the cost behavior and explain the relationship between cost, volume and profit. It also illustrates techniques used in profit planning, the activity-based accounting and  introduce the students to the basic ideas of short-term decision making.

 

Applied Statistics (61753)

The course is designed to provide the students with knowledge regarding the processes of statistical interpretation that are undertaken by professional statisticians, by professional users of statistics. Statistics theory is frequently used. In this course, business students learn how statistical analysis can be used in business decision-making and cost benefit analysis.

 

Business  Law (61722)

The course helps the students to gain a deep understanding of what is known as the business or corporate law which is, is the body of law that applies to the rights, relations, and conduct of persons and businesses engaged in commerce, merchandising, trade, and sales. It is often considered to be a branch of civil law and deals with issues of both private law and public law . The issues addressed by commercial law  include contracts, disputes arising out of ordinary transactions of buyers and sellers, consumer transactions, the rights and duties of parties engaged in trade or commerce .

 

Advanced Topics Consumer Behavior (61766)

The course is focused on the study and analysis of the factors that impact a consumer’s decision to buy a product or service. The student is introduced to the processes whereby individuals or groups select, purchase, use or dispose of products or services or the experiences to satisfy needs and desires. It also explores the major perspectives of the behavioral paradigms that seek to understand and study consumer behavior.

 

Managing  Nonprofit  Organizations (61781)

This course examines the nature and major Contemporary trends of the nonprofit sector, understood within the context of a broad shift in governance, both in Palestine and internationally. The course aims to deepen student understanding of the nature of the nonprofit world and its organizations, using both theoretical and practical lenses to do so. Understanding the legitimacy and authority of the nonprofit sector to address collective problems requires inviting both management and policy practitioners to see the intersection between managerial practices and policy decisions.

 

International Marketing (61782)

This course involves the study of the issues involved in identifying, and developing, relationships with international markets.  

 Students explore all aspects of marketing from a global perspective to better respond to international opportunities and competitive situations. Topics include an overview of international marketing; social, cultural, political, and legal environments; international market-entry opportunities; planning and managing market entry strategies and products; global distribution and pricing; international promotion, sales, and negotiation; and international market planning.

 

Business Ethics and Social Responsibility (61783)

 This course introduces students to the relevance and importance of ethics and social responsibility in business.  Important learning objectives are to increase students’ awareness and understanding of ethical issues in business, and to provide students with useful conceptual tools to guide analysis and decisions.  The ultimate intent of the course is to leave students better equipped to identify, think critically about, and resolve ethical issues that are encountered in one’s working life at the individual, organizational, and societal levels. 

 

Crisis and Disaster Management (61784)

This course on crisis disaster management offers students the basics in identifying, preventing, and controlling crisis situations. Crisis management basics, from preparation to training and compliance are discussed, as are various stages of a crisis, and the need to establish a crisis management team. Clearly identifying the roles and functions of each crisis management team member is essential for the ultimate success of contingency planning, which is also discussed.

 

Project Management (61785)

This course provides a systematic and thorough introduction to all aspects of project management. Projects are an increasingly important aspect of modern business. Therefore, the course underlines the importance of understanding the relation between projects and the strategic goals of the organization. The course also discusses the technical, cultural, and interpersonal skills necessary to successfully manage projects from start to finish. It emphasizes that project management is a professional discipline with its own tools, body of knowledge, and skills. Concepts are reinforced by case studies covering a wide variety of project types and industries.

 

E-Marketing (61786)

In recent years, the business environment has witnessed a revolution due to Internet technologies. Such technologies significantly affect the way that businesses sell their products and interact with their suppliers. This Course will help you develop a thorough understanding of the principles and practices of using the Internet and other technologies such as social media and mobile phones to market goods and services.

 

Business E     conomics (61787)

The course is designed to introduce the students to the science of directing scarce resources to manage cost effectively. It seeks to apply economic theory to the problems of management. Managerial economics consists of three branches: competitive markets, market power and imperfect markets. The same managerial economics apply to both local and global markets. Foundation of managerial economics include theory of the firm, circular flow of activity, demand analysis and estimation, elasticity measures and business decision-making, demand forecasting, market structure, pricing and employment of outputs, cost functions etc.

 

Advanced Topics in Business Management (61756)

This course provides an opportunity to examine the subject in management that have not covered in another courses. The topic will depend on the current global and domestic business environment and on the availability of teaching staff. The content is likely to vary from offering to offering however each will support the MBA goals to develop managers with strong professional skills; leadership; global mindset, citizenship and an ability to create sustainable value. The course will seek to combine underlying theory with a strong practical emphasis to support advanced specific knowledge, critical thinking and high level communication capabilities.

 

Seminar in Business Management (61789)

The purpose of the course is to integrate all prior learning in management, related coursework, and workplace experiences by completing a comprehensive capstone project. The project will provide a venue for the student to demonstrate their mastery of the competencies expected of graduates of this program. The student will assume the role of management consultant for the purpose of this project. In this role, the student will identify problems and formulate reasonable solutions for a client they have identified as the focus of their project.

 

Thesis (61790)

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