This Degree Program is accredited by the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and International Accreditation Board FIBAA (Bonn, Vienna, Zurich). Our MBA leads students to receiving a Ukrainian State Diploma and FIBAA accredited Diploma.

Business Administration (MBA)

We are striving for continuous improvement and excellence within our MBA School.

We assess what we do and measure how effective we are in accomplishing our goals. We have faculty and staff that are dedicated to UACU and are concerned with the success of each student.

Ukrainian-American Concordia University is proud to offer its MBA program. The program is focused on the traditional MBA curriculum, and exemplifies a good balance of qualitative and quantitative courses. Courses are taught from the middle and senior management perspective and develop the skills, knowledge and insights that enable a shift from functional expertise to broad-based strategic leadership. The participants receive solid fundamentals along with the tools which can be immediately applied in a current business setting. Our goal is to prepare a competent and confident leader who can face the challenges of tomorrow.

Business education at ConcordiaUA prepares students to assume effective and responsible leadership roles in organizations and business. The Program is internationally focused and delivered entirely in English – on campus, online and in combination of both.

 

The students have opportunities to participate in Dual Degree and Exchange Programs (USA, Germany) and spend one semester/year at ConcordiaUA Partner.

Admissions Office

The Admissions Office is open
9:00 – 18:00 on Weekdays and
10:00 – 16:00 on Saturdays and Sundays

at the address:
8–14, Turhenievska Street, Kyiv
Office 1-4

Tel.: (+380 44) 236-19-16; 236-19-49
Tel./fax: (+380 44) 486-06-66

E-mail: info@uacu.edu.ua

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MBA Program Structure Sample
Field of Study 07 – Management and Administration
Speciality 073 – Management
Program – Business Administration
Qualification: Master of Business Administration, Manager of Business Administration
Full Time / Online
Duration – one year and six months

SAMPLE CURRICULUM

General Education Courses

International Law

The course offers an advanced overview of international law, legal institutions, legal concepts and theories related to business in a contemporary global economy.
Learning Outcomes for the Course
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1. Understand key legal principles and concepts related to business on the international level.
2. Follow the contemporary legal issues related to international business and the world economy.
3. Analyze relevant legislation, international treaties, legal cases and judicial decisions and understand their consequences.
4. Incorporate legal considerations into business decision-making.

Research Methods and Analysis

This is an advanced course in Research and Analysis that will explore key issues in business research; the course covers both qualitative and quantitative aspects of research conducted for the needs of enterprises.
Learning Outcomes for the Course
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1. Understand the theory and practice of conducting research and analysis in
business.
2. Formulate research problem, research questions and build research design.
3. Apply various research methods to practical business cases.
4. Identify the research and analysis approached best suitable for each research problem.
5. Apply statistical and interactive research methods in business environment.
6. Produce different types of written research reports.
7. Present their research outcomes and critically assess their practical implications.

Core Courses

International Management

The course will provide graduate students with the concepts and analytical methodology useful in understanding the scope of managing in an international forum. The two main goals for this course are: familiarizing students with the problems and issues that confront international managers, and providing students with intellectual and practical insights, concepts and language to gain a competitive advantage.
Learning Outcomes for the Course
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1. Understand the development of international management strategy.
2. Understand the development of a logistical plan for a diverse workforce.
3. Formulate solutions to case studies, practical examples and exercises; understanding efficiency and effectiveness gains during implementation.
4. Apply knowledge of international management to a developed business strategy for a specific case study.
5. Develop an international management strategy for a “new start-up” of your choice and imagination.

Operational Management

This course will provide students with the concepts and analytical methodology useful in understanding the scope of managing a firm’s operations. The two main goals for this course are: familiarizing students with the problems and issue that confront operations managers, and providing students with intellectual and practical insights, concepts and language to gain an operational competitive advantage.
Learning Outcomes for the Course
1. At the end of this course, students will be able to:
2. Understand the development of operations management strategy.
3. Understand the development of a logistical plan.
4. Formulate solutions to case studies, practical examples and exercises.
5. Apply knowledge of operational management to a developed business strategy
6. Develop an operational strategy for a “start-up” or existing business

Contemporary Problems of International Economics

This is an advanced course in International Economics that will explore key issues in international trade and finance in the global environment. Several regional issues are examined using the USA and the EU countries as an example.
Learning Outcomes for the Course
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1. Understand the theory and practice of international trade, understand the differences in closed economies and open economies.
2. Formulate solutions to case studies, practical examples and exercises.
3. Apply trade models to a wide variety of national economies of both small and developed countries.
4. Identify instances in which trade protection may be warranted.
5. Discuss the politics behind protectionism.
6. Identify and discuss the merits of free trade organizations.
7. Discuss the impacts of international trade and investment on the environment.
8. Analyze the development issues facing by developing economies in an increasingly integrated global economy.

Statistical Business Analysis

This is an advanced course in Statistics that will explore applications of both descriptive and inferential statistics in a process of making effective decisions within an organization including developing reliable forecasts. The course starts with a quick overview of basic statistics topics and is followed by data analysis concepts which include hypothesis testing, one-way and factorial analysis of variance, multiple regression, and time series analysis.
Learning Outcomes for the Course
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1. Understand the theory and practice of statistics-based decision making.
2. Formulate solutions to case studies, practical examples and exercises.
3. Test hypotheses using appropriate statistical tests.
4. Interpret main effects in a one-way ANOVA and main and interaction effects in a factorial ANOVA.
5. Build and appropriate regression model and interpret its results.
6. Utilize time series analysis to forecast future values.
7. Utilize Microsoft Excel 2007 as a tool in data analysis and decision making.

Advanced Finance

This course covers many Advanced Finance topics, with the emphasis on valuation techniques and managing real and financial investments. It is corporate-oriented and includes practical applications and problem-solving techniques. The individual project includes a real time stock contest game, where students will manage their stock portfolios on international financial markets.
Learning Outcomes for the Course
At the end of this Unit, students will be able to:
1. Understand and apply methods and techniques of stock portfolio management.
2. Understand and apply the 4 traditional evaluation techniques of capital budgeting projects.
3. Understand and apply stock and bond valuation techniques.
4. Understand and apply structural analysis and ratio analysis techniques to evaluate. financial position and financial results of public companies.

Electives

Organizational Behavior

This is a graduate course in Organizational Behavior that thoroughly studies major theories and their practical application in organizational life.
Learning Outcomes for the Course
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1. Understand the theory and practice of organizational behavior decision making.
2. Formulate solutions to case studies, practical examples and exercises.
3. Apply organizational behavior decision making principles to a wide variety of contexts within the non-profit and private sectors from small to large enterprises.
4. Be able to analyze organizational behavior in both – for profit and non-profit organizations.

Entrepreneurial Desing Thinking

Human Resourse Management

This is a graduate course that thoroughly studies major aspects of Human Resource Management with the aim of providing students with adequate knowledge toward helping their companies gain competitive advantage through their human resources.
Learning Outcomes for the Course
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1. Understand the theory and practice of Human Resources Management decision making.
2. Formulate solutions to case studies, practical examples and exercises.
3. Apply HRM decision making principles to a wide variety of contexts within the non-profit and private sectors from small to large enterprises.
4. Be able to analyze the work of an HR department of any company.

Entrepreneurship

Advanced Accounting

This course covers many advanced accounting and analysis topics, with the emphasis on analysis of financial reporting, and budgeting techniques and procedures. It is corporate-oriented and includes practical applications and problem-solving techniques. The two (2) group projects include financial reporting analysis of a public company, and a budgeting process analysis.
Learning Outcomes for the Course
At the end of this Unit, students will be able to:
1. Understand and apply structural analysis and ratio analysis techniques to evaluate financial position and financial results of public companies.
2. Perform CVP-analysis and find and interpret break-even points.
3. Utilize various budgeting techniques and procedures.
4. Perform variance analysis and construct flexible budgets to analyze performance.

Software Product Customozation and Innovation

Seminars in Business Policies

The course will provide graduate students with the concepts and analytical methodology useful in understanding the scope of business policies. The two main goals for this course are: familiarizing students with business policy problems through the use of case studies, and providing students with intellectual and practical insights, concepts and language to effectively create a viable business plan.
Learning Outcomes for the Course
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1. Understand the development of business strategy and business policy.
2. Formulate solutions to case studies, practical examples and exercises.
3. Apply knowledge of business policy to a developed business strategy.
4. Develop a business plan for a “new start-up” or re-organization of an existing business plan.

Business Model

IT Applicational in Management

This course provides an in-depth look at Microsoft Office Word, Excel, Access, and Power Point 2003 use, terminology and interfaces. “Hands-on” experience is provided through student use of computer lab. Students are exposed to real-life situations and the process of decision-making in a business environment. Research and work experience will be a valuable contribution to the class material.
Learning Outcomes for the Course
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
1. Be familiar with Microsoft Windows XP and Office 2003 use.
2. Analyze the operating systems available today for business and personal needs.
3. Analyze and compare the features of most recent Microsoft applications.
4. Create and use a database and query a database using the select query window.

Innovation and Technology Management

Business Practices

Internships and Practicums

Training in:

– Еntrepreneurship
– Leadership

Practicums:

– Marketing Research and Management
– International Marketing

Research Internship

Seminars in:

– Sustainable Development and Innovations
Internship and Project

The schedule together with online opportunities help to combine work and studies. 

Students have to complete and defend the Project Paper, the Master Thesis and pass the Final Exam in Management. Moreover, students enrolled in MIM program are required to have an Internship. ConcordiaUA students are offered an opportunity to become interns in the field of international management at prestigious Ukrainian, international and joint companies with the perspective of obtaining a job after graduation. During their internship students are supervised by the experienced faculty and company executives.

 

Master of Business Administration + MBA is structured for 1,5 years. The student must earn 90 ECTS credits or 45 credits by American system.

MBA students are eligible for Dual Master Degrees:
– Dual Master Degree with the state University of Koblenz-Landau (Germany ) – МВА and Master of Science in Information Management (Major in Entrepreneurship, Technology and Innovation Management)

– Dual MBA Degree in Agribusiness with the Certificate of Rutgers University (USA)

– Dual MBA Degree (with a number of Specializations) with our cofounder Concordia University Wisconsin / Ann Arbor (USA)

– Dual Master Degree with the University of Occupational Safety Management (UOSM) in Katowice (Poland) – МВА, International Management, Project Management and Psychology in International Business

 

You are welcome to our Exchange Programs at:

-Concordia University Wisconsin / Ann Arbor (USA)

-University of Trier (Germany)

-University of Applied Sciences Worms (Germany)

-University of Management Varna (Bulgaria)

-Richmond International American University (London, UK)

Benefits
Self Development
Partners
Career

Why Choose Concordia?

Dual diplomas, accredited in the advanced countries of the world, make our students the most competitive specialists in the world.

Practicing tutors who share their experience allow students to dive into practical business environment by providing only relevant information about their future career without wasting time on unneeded things.

Self Development

Concordia University arranges a number of activities aimed into to our student’s development.
– Conferences.
– Lectures by foreign businessmen.
– Sports activities.
– Library.

Our university is in demand among students from all over the world, which gives them the opportunity to exchange the cultural experiences.

Partners

The University of Concordia, integrated into the worldwide business community, has a large number of partners and provides a number of students exchange programs in the most advanced universities in the world.
Partners who are ready to participate in your training are: Concordia University Wisconsin, University of Minnesota, University of Koblenz-Landau, University of Occupational Safety Management, Rutgers University and others. Click here to see all.

Career

Due to the high level of knowledge and practical skills provided by Concordia University, our graduates are taking tge leading positions in international companies such as: Porsche Finance Group, Deutsche Bank Ukraine, L’Oreal Ukraine, METRO Cash & Carry Ukraine, Citibank Ukraine, and also confidently create their own business.

Ukrainian-American Concordia University has trained succesful highly qualified specialists for more than 20 years.