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Core Curriculum

Build your foundation for career success.

Rigorous core courses and a range of degree options help you develop the analytic tools you need in today’s competitive marketplace.

Real problems need real solutions.

Full-Time MBA Core Curriculum - student presenting in front of projector - 340x225At Simon, you will benefit from a balance between expert instruction and practical hands-on learning. Our professors and instructors are leading thinkers in their fields, and they are the go-to experts in the analytic and economics-based approach that helps make Simon one of the world’s top business schools. The Simon curriculum offers in-depth analysis of recent developments in the world of business, as well as time-tested standards for problemsolving that offer a professional toolkit you will use throughout your career and professional path.

It all starts with the core.

Full-Time MBA Core Curriculum- students in class-340x225At the heart of our academics are nine required core courses, as well as MGC and GBA 401 course sequences, that act as building blocks for the rest of your education. The core curriculum informs on all aspects of business including, but not limited to: finance and economics, marketing, management, communication, and analysis. It defines the Simon MBA and makes our graduates distinct from the rest. As professionals, our students are well informed and astute in their decision-making and organizational management. The Simon academic core becomes an enduring framework that helps our graduates distill and analyze complex business challenges and opportunities, act with clarity of thought, and communicate with precision. The influence of Simon’s core curriculum has been recognized and appreciated by employers of all sizes, from small startups to large multinational corporations.

Core Curriculum

  • Managerial Economics
  • Data Analytics
  • Corporate Financial Accounting
  • Marketing Management
  • Capital Budgeting and Corporate Objectives
  • Professional Communication
  • Communicating Analytics
  • Interpersonal Persuasion and Influence
  • Structured Problem Solving in Teams I and II
  • Business Modeling
  • Operations Management
  • Information Systems for Management
  • Organization and Strategy
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