MBA in Fraud Management

MBA in Fraud Management Course Descriptions

Coursework in the online MBA in Economic Crime and Fraud Management emphasize core business concepts and the tools and regulations necessary for fraud prevention. Identification, analysis, and solutions to complex problems managers face due to economic crime are covered.

ECN 511 Economic Analysis for Public Policy Issues (3 Credits)
Basic tools of economics to examine and analyze selected contemporary public policy issues.

ACC 501 Introduction to Accounting (3 Credits)
Introduction to financial statement communication, information processing, measuring business income, and introduction to use of accounting information for managerial decisions. Topics include financial statements, cash flows, budgeting, and performance evaluation.

FIN 533 Corporate Finance (3 Credits)
Principles, concepts, and analytical tools of finance; corporate governance; cash flow analysis for capital budgeting; hurdle rates; raising capital through investment banks; financial restructuring; acquisitions. Semester project: estimating the value of a company.

MGT 501 Management & Marketing (3 Credits)
Emphasis on broad basic principles in managerial and marketing functions and processes in business environments. An interdisciplinary approach to identifying key issues and developing appropriate solutions. Case study methodology will be used heavily in course.

Business Core

ECN 610 Managerial Economics (3 Credits)
Economic forces and how they relate to profitability and growth of a firm and to economic thinking. Principles of microeconomics, and how they apply to managerial decision-making.

FIN 601 - Advanced Financial Management (3 Credits)
Corporate financial analysis, working capital management, and capital budgeting issues. Financial models and tools used to inform management about the long-term viability of the firm and to discover financial fraud.

MGT 610 Core Topics in Management (3 Credits)
Investigation of the various functions and ethical impacts inherent within an organization and for which management is responsible including strategy, research and development, marketing, operations, and the supply chain.

ACC 605 Financial Reporting and Analysis (3 Credits)
Analyze and interpret the information in financial statements. Topics may include analyzing the firm's financial performance and accounting methods, forecasting the firm's future pro-forma financial statements, and estimating the intrinsic value of the firm.

ECN 607 Quantitative Analysis for Management (3 Credits)
Scientific approaches to decision making; descriptive and inferential statistics, probability distributions, confidence intervals and hypothesis and hypothesis testing, analysis of variance and process control.

Concentration

ECM 603 Management of Fraud Prevention and Detection (3 Credits)
Development of counter-fraud technology. Proactive programs and tools for fraud detection and prevention in face-to-face transactions, e-commerce, and e-business. Business models for production of prevention and detection products.

ECM 604 Seminar in Fraud Management (3 Credits)
Research and discussion of current policy and legal issues affecting fraud management, including privacy, security, ethics, auditing and compliance.

MGT 619 Strategic Management and Leadership (3 Credits)
Case study based course focused on developing skills in strategic competitive analysis, assessing business risk, effective implementation and execution of strategies and developing an effective leadership style based on current theories and research.

ECM 535 Legal and Investigative Issues for Fraud Management (3 Credits)
Case study analysis of business and economic crimes, including cybercrime, criminal liability of business entities, management and employees, investigation and prosecution.

Electives

ECM 623 Advanced Fraud Investigation and Analysis (3 Credits)
Types of criminal fraud, methods used to detect and analyze occurrence of fraud, techniques of fraud investigation, interviewing and interrogation, file and case management, interaction with external investigation, regulations, and law enforcement.

ECM 632 Information and Communication Security (3 Credits)
Issues and concepts related to the protection of information and information systems. Threats and vulnerabilities to internal and external modes of communication. Securing communications, information systems and computer technology. Legal, ethical and privacy issues related to information security.

ACC 604 Seminar in Assurance and Forensic Auditing (3 Credits)
Control and auditing of mainframe and networked information systems; assessment of audit risk; assurance methods; causes, consequences and prevention of audit failure.

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