YOUR CURRICULUM Business core During the first half of the year, you’ll study fundamental business knowledge relevant to today’s rapidly changing landscape. Professors with years of industry experience will bring the subject to life in interactive classes, and students from all over the world—all with different professional backgrounds—will give you a fresh, global perspective on the issues raised. Immersion Accounting Organizational Behavior Immersion is a combination of learning academic fundamentals, leadership development, building new relationships, and forging a sense of community, all while orienting yourself with the city and campus. Through the use of dynamic simulations, team-building activities, case studies, role-plays, and lectures, you’ll develop a growth mindset and learn what we describe as “The Hult DNA”—the competencies and skills that the marketplace values most highly for trained business professionals. This will give you an engaging start to the year that will set a firm foundation for your future growth. Examine the framework of accounting principles emphasizing revenue and expense recognition, valuation of assets and liabilities, financial statement analysis, management communication, and the use of accounting to measure, analyze, and report economic events for internal organizational purposes. Explore the psychological and sociological foundations of individual and group behavior in organizations so that you can improve your ability to motivate others, make decisions, design organizations, and navigate national and corporate cultures, with a special focus on multicultural business contexts. “Knowledge and skills are integrated into one very intensive year that transforms you from top to bottom.” Karen Khachatryan Armenian Hedge & PE Funds Accounting Supervisor JP Morgan Chase & Co Class of 2017 Boston campus 34 Managerial Economics Financial Management Study the analytical foundations that are essential to rigorously address key issues in competitive strategy, marketing strategy, and related fields to make better decisions. You’ll review companies’ strategic decision-making problems, their available options, and how the competitive environment affects performance. Develop the financial and logical skills to understand and discuss financial policy in a global economy. Objectives include developing an understanding of the time value of money, using financial statements in decision making, and understanding the nature of financial markets, the cost of capital, and the valuation of stocks and bonds. Leadership Development Operations Management Build on the skills and models introduced during immersion and specifically focus on growth mindset, interpersonal influence, and team collaboration. Through interactive and collaborative learning, you’ll build skills in communication, relationship building, persuasion, negotiation, and conflict resolution. The workshops are a companion to Hult’s peer feedback process and can provide input on your development priorities. One of the major functions of organizations is t he delivery of goods and services to meet customer demand. You’ll develop an understanding of operations management in both service and manufacturing organizations, with an emphasis on international operations.