Mendoza School of Business

Two-Year MBA Curriculum

Four semesters, 64 credits, and everything you’ve ever wanted to know about business.

Each of your four semesters consists of two seven-week modules, which provide you with the flexibility to add electives and experiential learning opportunities to your major courses.

Orientation

Mod 1
Electives

Mod 2
Mod Away or Mod Abroad (Silicon Valley or Chile)

Mod 3
Electives

Mod 4
Electives

Core Curriculum

  • Career Leadership
  • Foundations of Ethical Business Conduct
  • Leading People and Teams
  • Problem Solving
  • Strategic Decision Making
  • Intro to Business Analytics
  • Marketing Management
  • Financial Accounting I
  • Financial Accounting II
  • Finance
  • Managerial Economics
  • Process Analytics

Four Powerful Days

Interterm Intensive

Through a variety of formats, you will apply what you have learned in direct and practical ways outside of the traditional classroom. Recommend a market strategy for a Fortune 100 company. Consult with and have an impact on a nonprofit or small enterprise. Immerse in the business of venture capital. Strengthen your business toolkit by learning from industry experts. No matter which one-credit opportunity you choose, you will move beyond expectations of yourself and your abilities and develop a stronger foundation as a business leader.

Elective Curriculum

Choose 2

  • Frontlines in America
  • Frontline Engagements
  • Ways of Rebuilding Community (WORC) – South Bend
  • Business on the FrontlinesSignature Experience
  • Judgment
  • Innovation & Design Thinking

Choose 3

  • Strategic Foresight
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Business Model Innovation
  • Negotiation
  • Corporate Governance
  • Data Storytelling

Choose 1

  • Corporate Financial Reporting
  • Strategic Cost Management
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Financial Policy
  • Managing in a Digital World
  • Competitive Growth Strategy
  • Customer Valuation & Management

Part of: Consulting Pathway

Required

  • Capital Allocation
  • Financial Policy
  • Investments

Choose 3

  • Corporate Financial Reporting
  • Strategic Cost Management
  • Economics of Financial Crisis
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Mergers & Acquisitions Practicum
  • Financing the Corporation
  • Bond Issue Process
  • Working Capital Management
  • Strategic Finance & Valuation
  • Multinational Financial Management
  • Equity Valuation
  • Options & Futures
  • Applied Investment Management (AIM) Signature Experience
  • Fixed Income Securities I
  • Behavioral Finance
  • Seed Investor Practicum
  • Time Series Forecasting
  • Retail Analytics and Pricing
  • Trading and Markets
  • Ethics in Finance
  • Intro Machine Learning
  • Adv. Machine Learning
  • International Finance
  • Latin American Economics
  • Corporate Governance

Part of: Finance Pathway

Choose 4

  • Marketing Research
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Marketing Decision Models
  • Customer Valuation & Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Applied Digital Marketing – Signature Experience
  • Social Media
  • Retail Analytics and Pricing

Choose 2
from list above or Marketing Major list

Part of: Marketing Pathway

Choose 4

  • Consumer Behavior
  • Marketing Research
  • Competitive Growth Strategy
  • Business-to-Business Marketing
  • Brand Strategy
  • New Products Development
  • Advertising Management
  • International Marketing

Choose 2
from list above or Digital Marketing and Marketing Analytics List

Part of: Marketing Pathway

Required

  • Predictive Analytics
  • Data Visualization
  • Data Management
  • Architectures of Analytics

Choose 1

  • Applied Regression Modeling
  • Time Series Forecasting
  • Supply Chain Analytics
  • Data & Digital Innovation

Choose 1

  • Ethics of Data Analytics
  • Managing in a Digital World
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Marketing Decision Models

Part of: Technology Pathway

Mod Away in the Bay

Silicon Valley

Second-Year and One-Year MBA students will have the opportunity to spend seven weeks of the fall semester (Mod Two) in the San Francisco Bay Area. While based in Silicon Valley, students will take classes such as Data and Digital Innovation and Digital Product Management and have the opportunity to gain professional experience and network with tech professionals.

Mod Abroad

Santiago, Chile

MBA students have the unique opportunity to have a fully immersive study abroad opportunity in Santiago, Chile. During Mod 2, Second-Year and One-Year students take a full schedule of MBA courses with experienced practitioners from Chile in partnership with Universidad Catholica. In addition to business courses in English, students will have the opportunity to learn or improve their Spanish language skills. Class schedules allow for many travel opportunities for students to explore the Andes region. Popular trips from Santiago include Chile’s Atacama Desert, Machu Picchu in Peru, and multi-day trekking in Patagonia.


*Course outline is an example and subject to change. 

Mendoza School of Business
Mendoza School of Business