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Summer VacationUniversity of South CarolinaInternational Negotiations3

semester University subject credit
1 Chonnam National University Organizational Behavior 3
Energy Economics 3
Financial Accounting 3
2 University of South Carolina Quantitative Methods in Business 3
Chonnam National University Energy Business Innovation 3
University of South Carolina Global Marketing 3
3 University of South Carolina Strategic Management 3
Energy Industry System 3
Global Finance 3
Chonnam National University Capstone ProjectⅠ 3
Summer Vacation University of South Carolina International Negotiations 3
Managing MNE 3
Global Supply Chain and Operation Management 3
4 Chonnam National Universit Business Ethics 3
Data Mining and Business Intelligence 3
Chonnam University Capstone ProjectⅡ 3
Total 48

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Subject Introduction
Organizational Behavior The purpose of this course is to expose you to scientific theory and research in the behavioral sciences that will inform your journey into leadership positions. Our study of theory will be punctuated with the perspectives of successful leaders in business settings. You will also have the opportunity to develop specific leadership skills that are of particular interest to you and to practice these skills in exercises and class projects. The emphasis throughout the course will be on applying psychological, social psychological, and sociological concepts to your everyday experiences as leaders, while at the same time looking ahead to your future leadership roles.
Energy Economics The purpose of this course is to explore the perspectives on individual and industrial demand for energy, energy supply, pricing, and public policies affecting energy markets. It discusses aspects of the oil, natural gas, electricity, environmental economics, and nuclear power sectors and examines energy tax, price regulation, energy regulation, energy efficiency and policies for controlling emission.
Financial Accounting This course provides an introduction to the concepts and issues in financial accounting. The course will discuss the preparation and the interpretation of corporate financial statements in conjunction with information uses of investors and creditors in the capital market. In addition, the accounting procedures, underlying theories, and problem solving techniques will be emphasized throughout the course.
Energy Business Innovation This course is devoted to help MBA students better understand how a wide range of energy issuse influence business practices and competitive advantages in the general manufacturing and services sectors as well as the energy sector. Through this course, students improve problem-identifying and problem-solving capabilities that understand the mechanism of how energy issues affects the business circle, identify relevant issues depending on management areas, and develop innovative solutions for the energy-driven value. The main topics to be covered are : 1) institutional energy changes and business competitive landscapes; 2) corporate response to energy issues ; 3) energy-driven technologies and innovation ; 4) energy and market issues ; 5) organizational changes for decarbonization ; 6) energy and finance market issues, and ; 5) energy and supply chains.
Business Ethics The purpose of this course is to understand the theory and processes of business ethics and law as they become important issues for the business community to conceptually and practically deal with. Business ethics and law can be regarded as two intersecting domains, and grasping the relationships between ethics and law can primarily provide insights for students to frame business and society. The content is useful to MBA students since the course is designed to be relevant to the broad spectrum of business ethics and law problems that are faced by the manager and professional.
Data Mining and Business Intelligence This course covers topics of data mining and business intelligence management from a managerial perspective while focusing on the development and execution of architectures, policies, practices, and procedures of the full data life-cycle.
Topics include business analytics, big data technologies, data-warehouse, database and enterprise architecture, and information system project management and governance. The overall goal of the course is to provide executive MBA students with the knowledge and skills necessary for managing data resource as effective as other critical resources (e.g., financial and human resources), and for utilizing methodologies and tools which have evolved in business analytics and IT governance.
Capstone Project Ⅰ Capstone Project provides an opportunity to apply taught materials in a live commercial environment and to work alongside professional business managers in a variety of business settings to create an “inside” experience.
Capstone Project applies models taught throughout the MBA program for business analysis, into a real business environment.
Also, the students will work on a project dealing with the Fourth Industrial Revolution such as Artificial Intelligence, Big Data ,Mobile and so on.
Capstone Project Ⅱ Capstone Project II can improve the previous Capstone Project I with further data collection, providing an opportunity to more deeply apply taught materials in a live technology related commercial environment.
Or students may select a new relevant topic like Capstone Project I.
Quantitative Methods in Business The problems faced by managers in today’s competitive environment are often very complex. Quantitative techniques enable a manager to bring a rigorous approach to the decision making process. This course will provide an introduction to the most commonly used quantitative methods for business, and show how they can be implemented within MS-Excel.
Global Marketing The objective of this course is to provide students with ways of learning about and acting in international markets, both so-called emerging and developed markets with an emphasis marketing planning and action tied to context-sensitive business models. Students may expect to learn what works and what has not worked when companies cross borders, and why. We will explore the nature of cultural differences by linking anthropological and business perspectives. We will use readings from the business press, the academic literature, discussion of international marketing cases, and exploration of emerging issues in contemporary international marketing to guide our inquiry.
Strategic Management This course focuses mainly on the firm level activities and assets that shape the creation and evolution of the firm’s core competencies. To do so, we learn how to analyze the competitive positioning of the firm and how to identify, create and sustain a firm’s competitive advantage. We then push these concepts further as we move the firm into increasingly complex international markets. This course is unique in that it presents and explains the unexpected ways in which international competition unfolds both over time and across countries.
It also arms the manager with systematic analytical tools to profit from different parts of the world as well as help solve major strategic problems.
Energy Industry System This course is to understand the energy terms used in energy system, energy value chain and concept of energy system. This course provides an introduction to the concepts in energy supply and demand system, energy flow, conversion and environmental effect. In addition, it provides overall understanding a great resource for future such as renewable energy relate to climate change and environmental condition.
Global Finance The objective of the course is to develop your ability to understand and analyze major problems of financial management in an international context. Specifically, we will examine, throughout this course, how the business of the multinational corporation (MNC) –compared to that of a purely domestic firm– is affected by the changes in the international financial environment and by the presence of new variables, in particular the exchange rate risk and the political risk. We will also thoroughly examine the theories underlying exchange rate determination, as well as exchange rate risk and political risk measurement and management. Finally, we will analyze how exchange rate risk and country risk affect corporate decisions.
International Negotiations Negotiation is the art and science of securing agreements between two or more parties who are interdependent and who are seeking to maximize their outcomes. Negotiating across countries and cultures adds significant complexity to the process of negotiation; not every culture negotiates from the same strategic perspective. The objective of this course is to learn an effective negotiation framework for doing business in cross-national/cultural contexts.
Global Supply Chain and Operation Management This course is designed to address key operations issues in service and manufacturing organizations. These issues include both strategic and design decisions, and as such make operations management an inter-functional concern that requires cross-functional understanding and coordination. A blend of theory, cases, analytical techniques, business examples, videos, and class discussions will be used to fulfill the following stated objectives.
Managing MNE This course focuses on the management of multinational enterprise(MNEs) for sustained global competitiveness. The main course objectives are:
(1) to discuss specific managerial challenges and opportunities faced by MNEs;
(2) to provide knowledge and conceptual frameworks necessary for understanding and effectively managing MNEs; and
(3) to train and develop skills for effective global leadership