AZERBAIJAN STATE UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS
DEPARTMENT: MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Securities specialization teaches skills necessary to analyze various securities and investment portfolio. Magistrates, having completed the securities specialization, would start their career in corporate and investment banks, corporations, and other organizations by being involved in complex decision making processes using shares, bonds, futures, options, and other financial derivatives. Successful graduates join to make such important decisions in banks and corporations as trading with securities, mergers & acquisitions, securitization, financing with debt securities and etc.
MBA program length and location:
Securities 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.
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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)
OM 502 Operations Management
BLAW 642 Business Law (F4)
Forth semester – 4 major electives
FIN 635 Portfolio management
FIN 645 Financial risk management
FIN 644 International finance
FIN 614 Investments
FIN 652 Analytical tools in Portfolio Management
FIN 615 Trading Securities and Financial Markets
FIN 634 Options Analysis and Financial Derivatives
FIN 624 Multinational Corporate Finance
FIN 618 Quantitative Analysis for Decision Making
FIN 632 Alternative Investments
FİN 637 Fixed Income Securities
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 Securities