MS Program Learning Goals and Objectives

Upon successful completion of coursework and a thesis for the MS program, students will be able to:
Goal 1: Individuals equipped with knowledge in their specialty field Finance; Marketing; Decision Science and Operations Management
   Obj 1. demonstrate knowledge of theories, models, and tools relevant to their specialty field.
Goal 2: Individuals equipped with the ability to conduct supervised in the specialty field
   Obj 2. apply appropriate specialized theories, models and tools to formulate and solve new concrete business and managerial problems, as demonstrated in the MS thesis.
Goal 3: Effective communicator
   Obj 3. use written English effectively as a medium of communication of scholarly work.
   Obj 4. use spoken English effectively as a medium of communication of scholarly work.
Goal 4: Individuals equipped with professional ethics
   Obj 5. report the findings of others/ their own research in an honest and truthful manner avoiding plagiarism.
   Obj 6. ensure that the participants of the studies with human subjects are treated ethically, including informed consent,  voluntary participation, confidentiality, anonymity, and humane treatment of subjects, when required.
   Obj 7. be aware of ethical components of decisions in their specialty field.


PhD Program Learning Goals and Objectives

Upon successful completion of coursework and a thesis for the PhD Program, students will:
Goal 1:Academics equipped with advanced theoretical and applied knowledge in the specialization area Finance; Marketing; Decision Science and Operations Management
   Obj. 1: have breadth and depth of knowledge in the specialization area of study.
Goal 2: Academics equipped with the ability to create knowledge through original research in their areas of specialization
   Obj. 2: be able to apply appropriate specialized theories, models and tools to formulate and solve concrete business and managerial problems as demonstrated in the dissertation thesis.
   Obj. 3: be able to publish their work conducted during the graduate study in the major journals of their specialization area of study.
Goal 3: Academics equipped with teaching skills.
   Obj. 4: be able to teach undergraduate courses in his/her specialization area after proposal defense. 
Goal 4: Effective communicator
   Obj. 5: be able to use written English effectively as a medium of communication of scholarly work as demonstrated in a paper accepted for publication in SSCI/SCI journals.
   Obj. 6: be able to use spoken English effectively as a medium of communication of scholarly work.
Goal 5: Academics  equipped with professional ethics
   Obj. 7: be honest and truthful in reporting the findings of others/ their own research.
   Obj. 8: ensure that the participants of the studies with human subjects are treated ethically, including informed consent, voluntary participation, confidentiality, anonymity, and humane treatment of subjects, when required.
   Obj. 9: be able to show awareness of and commitment to (i) mutual respect for others’ opinions and beliefs and (ii) equal treatment of individuals regardless of gender and other characteristics, as demonstrated in the interaction with students in class.
   Obj. 10: be aware of ethical components of decisions in the specialized area of business.