Prerequisites: ACC200

This course covers the underlying principles, procedures and reporting requirements necessary to gain an understanding of both the preparation and the use of modern financial statements. Primary topics include the environment of financial reporting and the conceptual framework of accounting; the balance sheet and notes to the financial statements; the income statement; the statement of cash flows; accounting for receivables; valuation of inventories; accounting treatment related to property, plant, and equipment.

Prerequisites: ACC200

This course is an introduction to accounting information systems and the way these systems impact how accounting data is captured and processed. Topics include the components of an accounting information system (AIS); management of information systems, database concepts, traditional flowcharting, and data-flow diagrams; and auditing of accounting information systems. Emphasis is on evaluating and developing effective internal controls for these systems.

Prerequisites: ACC200

This course aims to study the accounting system of government and its applications in the United Arab Emirates, concept and theory of accountability in government units, study the theory of the governmental funds, the evolution of its various stages, the foundations of recording and measurement and accounting entries in governmental accounting, the institutional framework of the accounting system of government in the UAE, the general budget the UAE (preparation, implementation, and control) and the analysis and evaluation of the elements of the existing system.

Prerequisites: ACC200

This course is a continuation of Intermediate Accounting and is a closer look at the theories, principles, and practices underlying financial statements. Emphasis is on the measurement, valuation, and reporting of liabilities and stockholders’ equity and their effect on reported earnings. Topics covered include leases, pensions and employee benefits, deferred income taxes, and earnings per share. There will also be a discussion of financial errors and full disclosure in accounting.

Prerequisites: ACC200

This course is designed to expose students to the theory and practice of selecting and analyzing managerial and financial accounting information for internal use by managers for decision-making, planning, directing and controlling purposes. nonmajor topics include managerial accounting concepts, cost behavior, cost analysis, budget and profit planning, cost-volume-profit analysis, measurement and analysis of accounting data appropriate to managerial decision making, capital budgeting decisions.

Prerequisites: ACC200

This course deals with identifying the importance of using cost information, cost concepts, cost accounting for materials, labor, overhead, and preparation of cost statements. Also, topics include job costing, process costing and activity based costing. This course explains the importance of cost accounting as a tool for planning and managerial control by focusing on Cost budgets, cost standards, and variances.

Prerequisites: ACC301

This course is designed to provide the student with a basic understanding of all aspects of auditing. These include accepting and planning the audit, evaluating internal controls, verifying account balances and financial statement assertions, reporting on audited financial statements, as well as auditing standards, legal responsibilities, professional and personal ethical responsibilities of auditors.

Prerequisites: ACC301

This course is an introduction to the role of financial reporting and the implications of accounting reports for the organization, shareholders, and stakeholders. Topics include accounting processes for the balance sheet, income statement and statement of cash flows as well as financial reporting and disclosure requirements. Emphasis will be on the flexibility in the external reporting function of accounting and the importance of the choices made in financial accounting.

Prerequisites: ACC307

This course is a comprehensive study of business combinations. In addition, this course explores accounting theory as applied to special problems such as eliminating various inter-company transactions, insolvency, accounting for partnerships, and accounting for non-business entities and non-profits. Emphasis will be placed on the equity and cost methods of accounting for investments in common stock, and consolidated financial statement preparation procedures.

Prerequisites: BAF301

The main purpose of this course is to teach students to make managerial decisions about capital budgeting and capital structure, as well as how to calculate the cost of capital from various sources, how to manage and minimize the use of working capital, and how to forecast capital needs. This course will enable students to relate the principles and practice of corporate finance to the financing decisions of enterprises.

Prerequisites: BAF301

The purpose of this course is to provide students with the fundamental knowledge necessary to make good investment decisions. Students will learn tools that extend their understanding of financial assets and markets and develop the basic foundation for debt and equity security analyses, including modeling risk and return. The course also introduces derivative securities and portfolio management approaches as a pre-requisite to higher level Banking and Finance courses.

Prerequisites: None

The main purpose of this course is to help students recognize a financial decision situation, understand its essential features, and make a choice using modeling tools. The course will cover the basic elements of modeling, how to formulate a model and how to use and interpret the information a model produces. This course will focus on financial modeling, but the modeling skills learned in this course are applicable in almost all aspects of the business.

Prerequisites: BAF305

The main purpose of this course is to teach students the general concepts and techniques of risk management and how they can be applied to the global insurance industry. The student will learn to identify and evaluate the need for insurance, manage exposures to liabilities, and understand the effects of limited liability, the theory of moral hazard, and adverse selection. Emphasis will be on different types of insurance as risk management tools.

Prerequisites: BAF301

The main purpose of this course is to examine the reasons for having Islamic banking. It examines the distorting effects of interest-rate financing (rationale of Riba prohibition), the Islamic banking model and alternative modes of financing, the current issues in the theory and practice of Islamic banking, the financial markets as well as the structuring of Islamic investment funds. The course also includes a critical appraisal of the current practical experience in the Muslim world and the current research prospects.

Prerequisites: BAF301, MKT301

The aim of this course is to provide the learners with an analytical approach to financial problems encountered in banking sector. Through an overview of the financial system within the framework of modern economic and finance theory, it enables the learners to understand how the financial system function is determined. It enables the learners to understand how the financial system function is determined; and tells them about a wide range of financial instruments that are currently used and valuation as well as pricing methodologies; the things which will be of great value to our graduates at their workplace.

Prerequisites: BAF305

The main purpose of this course is to provide students with a framework to analyze and use derivatives in financial decision making. Students will study the fundamental principles of pricing derivatives securities and the many applications of derivative securities. Emphasis will be placed on the role that derivatives play in hedging, risk management and diversification. The use of derivatives as speculative instruments will also be discussed.

The purpose of the Graduation Project is for students who have an idea or interest that they wish to explore and further develop in the context of academic research. It will enhance student ability to identify critical questions when exploring a new issue, to parse issues, to develop reasoned positions, and to make compelling arguments. The aim of this course is to enhance students to employ the academic tools and analysis techniques to research a project that is directly relevant to their majors and their future career. The Graduation Project will help develop the analytical skills of the student in a way that could prove valuable for pursuing a career in private, public and international organizations.

Prerequisites: None (doubt it)

The aim of this course is to provide students with an understanding of international banking and finance in the contemporary environment and to introduce them to financial institutions that operate in this environment. Students will acquire international market perspectives on banking and be better prepared to respond to international financial reform and regulation, develop international banking strategies, assess and manage risks related to international banking.

Prerequisites: BAF403

The aim of this course is to provide students with a strong understanding of risk management in banking. The course will help students develop an approach to understand how banking institutions generate earnings, the nature of risks assumed in their operations and the banking trends and competition. This course focuses on the performance analysis, the interest rate risk management, the credit analysis, liquidity planning, and the capital management.

Prerequisites: None

This is an introductory personal computer applications course. It includes the operating system (MS-Windows), e-mail, Internet, word processing (MSWord), spreadsheets (MS-Excel), and presentation manager (MS-PowerPoint), database applications (MS-Access).

Prerequisites: BIT100

This is an introductory course to computer programming based on the structured programming paradigm. The course presents to students the basic concepts of programming such as problem-solving, data types, operators, expressions, loops, selections, arrays, and methods. Students taking this course are not assumed to have a prior background in computer programming.

Prerequisites: BUS100/MAN101, BIT 100 / CIS100 / CIS101

This course is designed to introduce the students to MIS concepts within the context of business practice. It provides comprehensive and integrative coverage of essential new technologies, information system applications, and their impact on business models and managerial decision making. The course provides an integrated framework by showing how information systems are composed of management, organization, and technology elements.

Prerequisites: BIT 201 /CIS102

This course provides the foundation and understanding of Object Oriented Programming concepts problem-solving skills using object behavior, and an understanding of the use and application of object-oriented tools, are developed through assignments. A subset of a high-level language is used to develop computer programs.

Prerequisites: BIT201

This course is an introduction to Web Development using XHTML language. It covers the following elements: Hypertext Markup Language (HTML), Extensible Hypertext Markup Language (XHTML), and Cascading Style Sheets for creating web-formed Web pages that are compliant with current Web standards and how to publish students’ Web sites. In addition, this course covers the application of JavaScript and DHTML as client-side programming.

Prerequisites: BIT203

This course develops the student’s understanding of basic principles of e-business and e-commerce management, functions, technologies, and goals. The course covers e-business models, strategies and applications with the explanation of most computer jargon and terminology relevant to e-commerce.

Prerequisites: BIT205

This course emphasizes the design and implementation of relational database methods and their applications in business systems. The detailed steps involved in the design of databases are covered. Different forms of normalizations, physical file organization, logical views, joined logical files, and implementation of SQL programming are taught.

Prerequisites: BIT305, BUS309

This course illustrates the applicability of Business Intelligence (BI) in the development of successful business models. In addition, students and practitioners of BI techniques are presented with hands-on, business-oriented applications. An abundant amount of exercises and examples are provided to motivate learning and understanding. The course helps students to understand the beneficial relationship that can be established between BI and smart business practices and is an excellent learning tool for creating valuable strategies and making wiser business decisions.

Prerequisites: BIT305

This course illustrates the concepts and methods used in object-oriented system development and system development life cycle (SDLC) including: problem identification, object oriented concepts & tools in problem solving, modeling, analysis, and design. The course covers currently used modeling and analysis methods such as Object-Oriented modeling based on UML (Unified Modeling Language), Use Case, Activity and Class analysis. The course also introduces students to some concepts in systems design.

Prerequisites: BIT100

The course is an introduction to the fundamentals of data communication technologies and networking protocols. It covers networking issues such as client/server architectures, LANs & WANs, data switching and transmission, TCP/IP, Internet, and email protocols and wireless networks.

Prerequisites: After Completing 99 Credit Hours

This course offers students a unique opportunity to apply their learning about business technology and the entire software development lifecycle, from business, needs to deployment. It amplifies classroom instruction about IT project planning and implementation. The Graduation Project will include weekly classroom sessions for all students to engage in discussions related to idea generation, research techniques, and data analysis. Students will also be required to attend several smaller group sessions in which they present their ideas and progress, and receive feedback. Students may work individually or in teams and must deliver a complete product (Application, website, planning designs, etc) at the end of the course.

Prerequisites: BIT207/CIS203

This course introduces the concept of Active Server Pages using Microsoft ASP.NET platform as a web server side programming.   The course covers ASP.NET server controls, validation controls, Data Source controls and ADO.NET objects.

Prerequisites: None

This course aims to introduce students with knowledge of the principles, functions, and techniques of management to gain a solid background in business organization and management. Essential topics examined in this course include management functions, decision-making, motivation, communication. Special attention is paid to the cultural and regional context of business organizations. This course expected to serve as a foundation for other courses in business.

Prerequisites: BUS100

This course examines the complex relationships among individuals, groups, organizations, and society. It emphasizes a dynamic systems approach to understanding and facilitating work relationships through the study of the interaction of individual needs, abilities, and traits with organizational goals and structures. Some of the contemporary organizational issues included in this course are individual and group dynamics, motivation, and performance, leadership, power, organizational culture, organizational change and development.

Prerequisites: BUS100, GEN301

This course provides a high-level overview of key business-related legal issues. Subjects covered include legal terminology and concepts, the elements of contracts, intellectual property law, employment law, and the legal relationships between buyers and sellers. In addition, there will be a focus on how these issues apply in the context of the legal environment in the UAE.

Prerequisites: MTH301, BUS100

The course is designed to introduce students to qualitative and quantitative research methods, as well as commonly used statistical procedures in data analysis. Topics covered include the role of business research, scientific inquiry, the research process, proposal development, research design, hypothesis testing, primary and secondary data collection, statistical data analysis and presentation of research reports. The ethical issues of research design and data interpretation will also be discussed.

Prerequisites: MTH301, BUS100

This course provides a foundation in fundamental concepts, techniques, and applications of contemporary production and operations management to serve as tools for improving quality, productivity and international competitiveness. It covers a selection of quantitative tools and techniques to aid in decision making and operations management setting. Topics such as forecasting, product and service development, capacity planning, process selection, facility planning, quality management, and inventory management will be introduced. The concepts for designing, planning and improving manufacturing and service organizations will also be examined.

Prerequisites: BUS 203

This course provides an overview of international organizational behavior and human resource issues and practices in multi-national organizations. Topics covered include understanding the effects of culture on attitudes and behavior, organizational issues such as structures, systems and technology, and human resource issues such as teamwork, leadership and negotiation, as well as different approaches for effective cross-cultural management.

Prerequisites: MTH301

This course is designed to provide students with an understanding of the principles, concepts, processes and procedures pertaining to the issue of total quality management. Topics covered include: the origins of the modern day quality movement, the philosophies and practices that serve as the theoretical knowledge for planning and implementing a total quality management (TQM) program, the principles that make up TQM, the implications and benefits of introducing TQM into an organization, and the tools and techniques that could be used to support an ongoing TQM program.

Prerequisites: MTH301, BUS100

This course will introduce students to the concepts associated with project management and the practical application of the ideas in the day-to-day planning and execution of projects. The course covers all of the essential aspects of project management, including creating the project scope and schedule, creating a project management plan, developing communications plan, and integration of information technology tools in project management.

Prerequisites: BUS203, BAF301, BUS309, MKT201

This course addresses the three main areas of strategic management process; strategic positioning, strategic planning and strategic implementation. The strategic management activities undertaken in each of these three areas will be discussed and the approaches currently used by strategic planners will be explained. This course will help students to focus on defining business goals and objectives, making strategic decisions and managing change in complex organizations. It will examine how organizations can gain and sustain competitive advantage and how business and corporate strategies can be implemented and executed successfully.

Prerequisites: BUS311, BUS409

This course provides an overview of change situations and the issues and methods associated with the management of change. Topics covered include identifying the need for change, planning and communicating change, strategies for implementing change, and overcoming resistance to change. Students will also examine the role of leadership and the competencies and skills required of individuals who initiate, manage, and are affected by change.

Prerequisites: BUS401, BUS409

This course provides the basis for understanding what leadership is and what leaders do to be successful. This course will look at how successful leaders develop a vision for the future, align other behind their vision, and motivate them to achieve the vision. This course will review theories of leadership and analyze common strategies used by leaders, both effective and ineffective, as well as address moral and ethical responsibility of leadership.

Prerequisites: BUS307, Completing 99CH

The aim of this course is to enhance student ability to identify critical questions when exploring a new issue, to parse issues, to develop reasoned positions, and to make compelling arguments. The Graduation Project will develop the analytical skills of the student in a way that could prove valuable for pursuing a career in private, public and international organizations.

Prerequisites: After completing 99 credit-hours, BUS307

This course provides an opportunity for students to employ the academic tools and analysis techniques to research a project that is directly relevant to their majors and their future career. This course can be offered as a 3 credit hour course for students who wish to pursue only the classroom portion of this course and a 6 credit hour course for those who wish to combine research with an internship.  The Graduation Project will include weekly classroom sessions for all students to engage in discussions related to idea generation, research techniques and data analysis. Students will also be required to attend several smaller group sessions in which they present their ideas and progress, and receive feedback. Students may work individually or in teams and must deliver a case study or paper at the end of the course.

Prerequisites: BUS 409

This course is an overview of managing international businesses. Topics addressed include the legal, political, and socio-cultural dimensions of international business, how these forces impact international human resource management, ethical issues for multi-national corporations, and global strategies for success.

Prerequisites: After Completing 54 Credit hours

The course consists of 100 hours of work in a private or public organization. The student may select to have his/her internship in any area of business administration or information technology. The choice of the work place is subject to the approval of ECT.

Prerequisites: BUS 409

This course provides an overview of critical issues faced in small business and entrepreneurship. This includes an overview of how strategic planning, operations, human resources and financial management issues are related to small business and entrepreneurs. This course also provides the student with a broad understanding of the basic issues in modern operations management in both manufacturing and service organizations. It focuses on the development of a strategic business plan and competitive business model for a small business or entrepreneurial venture. Special emphasis is placed on adapting business skills to the realistic needs of a small business owner and entrepreneur.

Prerequisites: None

This course exposes students to core concepts, ideas and practical issues regarding professional ethics and moral behaviors. The history and development, ethical guidelines/principles and contemporary theories of the subject-matter will be the focus of the introductory chapter. Furthermore, the discussion will concentrate on how relevant is Professional Ethics to modern workplaces and environments. Islamic business ethics, morality and liability, academic honesty corporate responsibility, employees and moral choices, employers and moral choices, are themes which will be covered throughout course delivery, exams, and case studies

Prerequisites: None

The aim of this course is to enable students understand the basic concepts of Islamic economics which is the backbone of studying Islamic banking and finance.

This subject gives students background about the fundamentals of Islamic economic system and deeply explains the distinguishing features of the system. Students will be able to explore the differences between the Islamic economic system and the conventional economic systems. In this course, concepts such as interest, time value of money, business ethics, and money will be addressed from an Islamic perspective. Learner will also be able to discuss the objectives of the whole Islamic financial system and critically analyze the main themes of Islamic economics such as zakat, public finance, land tenure, labor, consumption, and law of inheritance.

Prerequisites: None

The aim of this course is to equip students with relevant knowledge of Islamic law of transactions and their applications in real life Islamic financial transactions. This course provides the learners vast and comprehensive insight on notions of Shariah transactions. The main topics discussed include the nature of Islamic law, the meaning of Islamic law of transactions, the nature of contracts in Islamic law, conditions of the Islamic law of transactions, legal effects of Islamic law of transactions, and Islamic transactions pertaining to transfer of property, services, investment, and authentication.

Prerequisites: ACC106

The main purpose of this course is to teach students to make managerial decisions about capital budgeting and capital structure, as well as how to calculate the cost of capital from various sources, how to manage and minimize the use of working capital, and how to forecast capital needs. This course will enable students to relate the principles and practice of corporate finance to the financing decisions of enterprises.

Prerequisites: IBAF303

The purpose of this course is to study insurance (takaful) from an Islamic perspective. This course of Islamic insurance (Takaful) is made to expose students to the theory and practice of insurance from an Islamic perspective. The main areas to be considered include Shariah principles in takaful, essentials contracts in takaful operations, takaful products, managing risks in takaful, accounting and governance of takaful activities, retakaful, and investment and growth of takaful funds.

Prerequisites: None (not sure)

The main purpose of this course is to enable students understand the nature of risk in Islamic banking industry, regulatory framework, and corporate governance in the Islamic banking industry. The main areas include the inherent risk in Islamic banking instruments, operational risk in Islamic banks, capital adequacy, the regulatory framework of Islamic banks, and corporate governance in Islamic banks.

Prerequisites: BUS100, MAN101

This course introduces the students to basic marketing concepts and terminology and integrates learning material with real-world examples.

Areas covered include the marketing concept, marketing mix, the marketing environment, marketing information and research, consumer behavior, pricing strategies, and market segmentation.

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