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MBA Finance

The Finance concentration will provide you with the strategic and technical management skills to analyze, develop and deliver financial planning and control solutions to support your business objectives. The program examines the concepts, policies and techniques involved in corporate financial management, and presents a conceptual framework for Financial Statement Analysis at an advanced level. Set in a global context, it offers an insight into international financial and trade markets and teaches the fundamentals of Islamic banking and finance systems.

CIMA Accreditation

The MBA in Finance at CUD is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), the world’s largest and leading professional body of management accountants. This means that as a graduate of the program, you can obtain exemptions from 12 of the exams that lead to the CIMA Professional Qualification and the global professional designation of Chartered Global Management Accountant (CGMA).

Furthermore, you can start your professional accreditation while still studying for your MBA through the special early entry opportunity, which will allow you to sit the Management Case Study Exam at the beginning of your final semester. As a CUD student, you can register with CIMA at any point during your studies and get access to a wide range of preparatory resources.

For further information, see the CUD exemptions information on the CIMA website.

Study Plan

Program structure

The structure of the program is based on the findings of a research survey conducted by the School of Business Administration focusing on the current and future needs of a cross-section of organizations across the UAE. Therefore, the program is of great strategic relevance and will offer practical and analytical solutions for the problems and challenges facing industry and other organizations in the Gulf region.

Program Structure: Finance

Requirements Compulsory
Cr. H
Track Elective
Cr. H
Total
Cr. H
Core Courses Credit Hours 27 - 27
Concentration Courses Credit Hours 6 3 9
Total 33 3 36

Pre-MBA Courses

Course # Course Title Prerequisite
MBA 501 Management Foundations None
MBA 502 Foundations of Business Statistics None
MBA 503 Accounting Foundations None
MBA 504 Economics Foundations None
MBA 505 Marketing Foundations None
MBA 507 Finance Foundations None

Common Program Core Courses

Course # Course Title Prerequisite Cr
MBA 641 Managerial Accounting None 3
MBA 642 Managerial Finance None 3
MBA 643 Business Research Methods None 3
MBA 644 Managerial Economics None 3
MBA 645 Marketing Management None 3
MBA 646 Operations and Supply Chain Management MBA-643 3
MBA 647 Management of Information Systems None 3
MBA 651 Organizational Behavior None 3
MBA 648 Business Strategy (Capstone) All other program core courses 3

Finance Compulsory Concentration Courses

Course # Course Title Prerequisite Cr
MBA 681 Corporate Finance MBA 642 3
MBA 683 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management MBA 642 3

Finance Elective Concentration Courses
(one course)

Course # Course Title Prerequisite Cr
MBA 671 Al-Shari'ah, Economy & Society MBA 644 3
MBA 682 Derivatives Securities MBA 642 3
MBA 684 Mergers & Acquisitions MBA 641,
MBA 642
3
MBA 685 Financial Statement Analysis MBA 642 3
MBA 657 Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility None 3

Finance Study Plan

Semester Code Subject Title Pre req. Cr
Term 1 MBA 643 Quantitative Analysis for Managers None 3
MBA 645 Marketing Management None 3
MBA 647 Management of Information Systems None 3
MBA 651 Organisational Behaviour None 3
  12
Term 2 MBA 646 Operations and Supply Chain Management MBA 643 3
MBA 644 Managerial Economics None 3
MBA 641 Managerial Accounting None 3
MBA 642 Managerial Finance None 3
    12
Term 3 MBA 648 Business Strategy (Capstone) All other program core courses 3
MBA 681 Corporate Finance MBA 642 3
MBA 683 Investment Analysis & Portfolio Management MBA 642 3
MBA XXX Concentration Elective   3
    12
Total   36

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