AZERBAIJAN STATE UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS
DEPARTMENT: MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Accounting specialization teaches and trains students the methods to analyze, recognize, measure, re-measure and de-recognize the elements of financial statements using the IAS and IFRS frameworks. The specialization aims at preparing future professional managers by training the magistrates to examine financial statements based on auditing methodologies in compliance with American Institute of Certified Public Accountants and International Accounting Standards Board.
MBA program length and location:
Accounting 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 three times a week. University is located in Istiglaliyyat Street 6, AZ1001, Baku Azerbaijan.
Contacts: e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, 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. Potential 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 program. 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 a regulatory environment. 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.
Magistrates who maintain excellent, good, or satisfactory academic standing and graduate from the MBA program receive their MBA degree with all the rights and privileges related to this degree.
SMO 652 Leadership and Organizational Behaviour
MGTSC 501 Statistics for Business and Economics
ECON 503 Managerial Economics
ACCTG 503 Financial Accounting (F3)
SMO 502 Strategy, Organization and Innovation
FIN 502 Corporate Finance
MARK 502 Marketing Strategy
ACCTG 502 Management Accounting (F2)
ACCTG 645 Performance management (F5)
BLAW 642 Business Law (F4)
Forth semester – 4 major electives – ACCA requirement
ACCTG 611 Financial Reporting (F7)
ACCTG 610 Auditing and Assurance (F8)
ACCTG 605 Taxation (F6)
ACCTG 646 Financial Management (F9)
ACCTG 621 Accounting, Strategy and Control
ACCTG 613 Valuation and Security Analysis
BUEC 501 Business in the Global Environment
SMO 635 Design Thinking and Innovation
SMO 601 Designing Competitive Organizations
ACCTG 617 Business Analysis and Valuation Using Financial Statements
ACCTG 651 Independent Audit Opinions and their Forms
ACCTG 662 Audit Engagements, Risk Assessment, and Audit Evidence
ACCTG 644 Auditor’s Professional Responsibilities, Audit Documentations and IT Effects
RES 620 Research Methods in Desicion Making
MIS 521 Management Information Systems
HRM 602 International Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
BLAW 631 Legal Aspects of Management
Capstone – Topics related to Accounting