Executive MBA (EMBA) Academics

Temple University Singapore EMBA AcademicsWith a high-impact curriculum delivered by world-renowned faculty, the Executive MBA (EMBA) program at Temple University’s Fox School of Business is the natural choice for seasoned business professionals who want to take their career to that next step.

Through the Executive MBA (EMBA) program at the Fox School of Business in Singapore, you'll expand your knowledge of business strategy, study real-world issues affecting multiple industries, and gain exposure to leading organizations in the United States and abroad. All while interacting with a vibrant network of executives who represent some of the most prestigious organizations in the world.

During the first part of the program, the focus is on enhancing students expertise in analyzing and solving business problems. Pertinent coursework includes:

  • Foundation courses in accounting, economics and statistics
  • Strategic management and leadership
  • Cost analysis, information management and finance

Within the second half, students build upon what they have already learned with course work that focuses on marketing, operations management and global strategic planning.

The Fox School of Business' Executive MBA (EMBA) Academics

Our courses combine business fundamentals, best practices and the diverse experience of participants with the broad perspective of our faculty. Our distinguished faculty use what they have learned from their ongoing research and diverse consulting projects to keep course content updated. They also make a special effort to deal with current issues and practices in information technology and e-business, and to address the unique challenges of doing business in Asia.

Foundation courses in areas such as accounting, statistics and economics help you to recognize, analyze and solve business problems.

• Economic Environment Of The Enterprise (BA 5801)
• Financial Information Reporting and Analysis (ACCT 5801)
• Statistical Analysis For Management (STAT 5801)

Advanced Managerial Courses challenge you to use the knowledge gained in the foundation courses to develop the critical management skills for strategic decision making in the global business environment. The program culminates in a Capstone course that lets you integrate your new skills in all functional areas. No thesis is required.
Please note that some of the Advanced Managerial courses noted with an asterisk have prerequisites which must be completed before these courses can be taken.

• Leading and Managing Teams and Individuals (HRM 5802)
• Law and Ethics in the Enterprise (LGLS 5801)
• Contemporary Corporate Strategy (GSM 5801)*
• Managing and Developing Human Capital in the Enterprise (HRM 5804)
• Financing the Enterprise (FIN 5801)*
• Managing Information In The Enterprise (MIS 5801)
• Managing Operations in the Enterprise (MSOM 5806) *
• Marketing Management In The Enterprise (MKTG 5801)
• Negotiations (HRM 5113)
• Enterprise Financial Management (FIN 5802) *
• Risk Management (RMI 5890)
• Global Enterprise Management (BA 5804)
• Strategy Formulation And Administration (Capstone) (BA 5851) *


Economic Environment Of The Enterprise (BA 5801)

Analyze real-world business problems as you develop a deeper understanding of micro- and macroeconomic issues. Examine the foundations of economic behavior of enterprises and consumers in such different market environments as open, monopolistic, an oligopolistic markets. Analyze the impact of government monetary and trade policies on business decisions and on economic measures including GNP, employment, and interest and exchange rates.

Financial Information Reporting and Analysis (ACCT 5801)
Learn accounting systems and financial information reporting procedures. Increase your comprehension of financial reports and of the practical applications of accounting theories and concepts through in-depth discussion of real-world situations involving revenue recognition, inventory valuation, intangible assets, and reporting for leases.

Statistical Analysis for Management (STAT 5801)
Learn through case examples how to use statistics to help make better decisions in such areas as marketing, finance and management. Acquire descriptive and inferential techniques, such as regression analysis, and the ability to analyze data and to reach decisions using statistical computer software and Excel.


Leading and Managing Teams and Individuals (HRA 5802)
Explore the interpersonal dynamics of individuals and groups by learning to manage conflict, to listen effectively, to present yourself and your ideas to others, and to manage virtual employees. Use this knowledge to create cohesive teams collectively invested in reaching goals.

Law and Ethics in the Enterprise (LGLS 5801)
Develop greater confidence in managing situations where legal and ethical questions arise and where the right decision may not be the easy one to make. Discuss and gain insight into resolving complex issues, surveillance technology, environmental protection, workplace safety, whistle blowing and sexual harassment issues in other classical and digital enterprises.

Contemporary Corporate Strategy (SGM 5801)*
Examine the concepts and analytical tools of strategic management. Enhance your ability to analyze an industry and develop relevant enterprise-level strategies. Focus on the role of the general manager in applying all concepts and tools. And learn to apply the tools of strategy formulation through the use of real-world case studies, individual papers, and group projects. (Prerequisites: Stat 5801, Econ 5801 and Acct 5801)

Managing and Developing Human Capital in the Enterprise (HRM 5804)
Increase your ability to manage people and to view human resources as integral to the total enterprise. Address practical issues of human resource management, such as planning and executing staffing strategies, maintaining influence in the organization, managing the multicultural work-force, managing programs for productivity improvement, and planning and managing the human side of organizational change.

Financing the Enterprise (FIN 5801)*
Examine the economic and financial systems within which global corporations operate. Learn how recent technological and other changes in commercial banking, investment banking, and other financial institutions impact the corporation and how financial markets for equity, debt, and derivative instruments present opportunities and risks on a global scale. (Prerequisites: Stat 5801, Econ 5801 and Acct 5801)

Managing Information In The Enterprise (MIS 5801)
This course analyzes the financial system within which business firms raise capital and manage assets. The course describes how recent technological and other changes in commercial banking, investment banking and other institutions impact the non-financial corporation; and how financial markets – for equity, and large derivative instruments – present opportunities and risks on a global scale.

Managing Operations in the Enterprise (MSOM 5806)*
Study the decision-making techniques applicable to quality improvement, project management, facilities planning, resource allocation, and the design of manufacturing and service systems. Learn to use software that will help you apply these techniques in areas such as supply chains, quality management, capacity planning, and resource allocation. (Prerequisite: Stat 5801)

Marketing Management In The Enterprise (MKTG 5801)
Discover the strategic aspects of marketing within the context of the total enterprise. Analyze marketing management practices, organization, and decision-making through traditional and internet-based business case studies involving product development, segmentation, pricing, promotion, distribution, and implementation.

Negotiations (HRM 5113)
This course looks at how power, influence, and negotiation are related to effective leadership. Ethical and practical issues related to power and influence are discussed. You will also explore strategies for dealing with disputes and conflicts arising in organizations.

Enterprise Financial Management (FIN 5802)*
Gain an understanding of corporate finance, financial planning, stock and bond valuation, risk, short- and long-term financing, and the cost of capital. Learn to apply these principles by reviewing and integrating contemporary financial issues. (Prerequisite: Fin 5801)

Risk Management (RMI 5890)
Special topics in risk management and insurance. The course presents issues related to risk management in the international business environment, including current issues and trends.

Global Enterprise Management (BA 5804)
Learn about multinational businesses and their strategies to gain competitive advantage in international markets. Develop analytical techniques for studying the problems facing multinational firms and for designing systems to manage multinational enterprises.

Strategy Formulation And Administration (Capstone) (BA 5851)*
Participate in an integrative, interactive learning experience that examines the roles, functions, and skills of top-level executives. Focusing primarily on strategy implementation, integrate the knowledge and methods you’ve acquired in prior courses to analyze cases from the perspective of the chief executive. (Prerequisites: all MBA courses listed above)

Strategic Cost Analysis For Enterprise Management (ACCT 5802)*
(to be conducted if Negotiations is not offered in that semester)
Learn to utilize accounting principles and concepts to make business decisions as you examine cost behavior, variable margin, cost-volume-profit relationships, budgeting, and break-even and incremental analyses. In addition, learn to use capital budgeting and discounted cash flows to determine the acceptability of investment alternatives from a cost/resource perspective. Projects incorporate spreadsheet analyses. (Prerequisite: Acct 5801)

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