AZERBAIJAN STATE UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS

      DEPARTMENT: MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

PROGRAM: MBA

SPECIALIZATION: FINANCE

Objective:

Finance specialization is created to enhance the valuation principles taught in the first year of study to solve complex issues in asset management faced by fund managers and risk management faced by finance managers. The specialization also teaches financial reporting methods on securities, continuing operations, M&A, discontinued operations, fair value measurement, and other areas.

 

MBA program length and location:

Finance specialization of the MBA program lasts for 4 semesters within 2 academic years.

The course requirement is 10 core courses (60 credits), 4 electives (24 credits) and a capstone project (12 credits), total 96 ECTS (European Credit Transfer System) credits.

Converted to US credit system the course requirement is 10 core courses (30 credits), 4 electives (12 credits) and a capstone project (6 credits), 48 credits in total.

Courses are taught in fall, spring and summer semesters two times a week. University is located in Istiglaliyyat Street 6, AZ1001, Baku Azerbaijan.

Contacts: e-mail: mba@asue.edu.az, tel/fax + (99412) 497 62 67

 

Admission requirements to the program:

Baccalaureates having a minimum of 2 years of work experience with different backgrounds (economics, commerce, mathematics, engineering, medicine etc.) are eligible to join the MBA program. Eligible international students are accepted to the program based on a contract signed between both parties (university and potential student). Local students are required to pass a uniform state attestation exam before applying to the MBA program. All students are required to provide a proof of English language skills along with academic eligibility.

Advantages of teaching methods in the MBA program:

The MBA program seeks to improve students for their leadership skills, prepare them to master systematic knowledge, capabilities and management skills, enhance their professional competence, investigate complex business information, learn analytical thinking and decision-making skills, nourish student’s entrepreneurial mind, teach them business ethics, presentation and time management skills, This program prepares students to occupy top positions in organizations with different cultures. Case studies, presentations, time management skills, group/individual projects, and business games along with theoretical approach complement a rigorous MBA program in the Azerbaijan State University of Economics. The program also aims at teaching students with change management skills peculiar to non-government, not-for-profit and commercial organizations along with proactive thinking style to project scenarios in regulatory environments. Students will be graded through midterm, class attendance, participation, home works, and final examinations.

 

Lecturers/Professors of the MBA Program:

Along with full time faculty members of the Azerbaijan State University of Economics (UNEC) the MBA program benefits from scientific and practical potential of professors and lecturers with top academic and managerial background whether in public, government, or private. The program also invites academicians from high ranked universities around the globe and takes advantage of their scientific knowledge and practical potential.

Diploma:

Magistrates who maintain excellent, good, or satisfactory academic standing throughout and graduate from the MBA program of UNEC receive their MBA degree with all the rights and privileges related to this degree.

 

Finance courses:

 

First semester:

SMO 652                    Leadership and Organizational Behaviour

MGTSC 501               Statistics for Business and Economics

ECON 503                 Managerial Economics

ACCTG 503               Financial Accounting (F3)

 

Second semester:

SMO 502                    Strategy, Organization and Innovation

FIN 502                      Corporate Finance

MARK 502                Marketing Strategy

ACCTG 502               Management Accounting (F2)

 

Third semester:

OM 502                      Operations Management

BLAW 642                Business Law (F4)

 

Forth semester – 4 major electives

FIN 635                      Portfolio Management

FİN 614                      Investments

FIN 645                      Financial risk management

FIN 644                      International Finance

FIN 615                      Securities trading and financial markets

FIN 620                      Financial Management of Smaller Firms

BUEC 501                 Business in the Global Environment

FIN 650                      Applied Corporate Finance

FIN 631                      Bank Management (F9)

ACCTG 610               Auditing (global audit methodology)

FİN 637                      Fixed Income Securities and Credit Markets

HRM 602                   International Business Ethics and Corporate Governance

BLAW 631                Legal Aspects of Management

RES 620                     Research Methods in desicion making

MIS 521                     Management Information Systems

 

Capstone Topics related to Finance

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