Business Process Management

This course provides an overview of the principles, concepts, trends and techniques required to transform businesses from a traditional, functional approach to a process-centric one. The course provides a survey of the various methods for architecture, analysis, design, and specification being used in the Business Process Management field and introduces participants to a simple audit that indicate

OPMG 404

Introduction to Econometrics

The course includes Classical linear regression model and the multiple regression model in matrix form; the criteria for estimators; multicollinearity, serial correlation, heteroscedasticity; identification and estimation of simultaneous equation models and applications. (S.W. Package: E-views is a Must).

ECON 318

Economic Development

This course is an introduction to development economics. It includes topical issues in development, market-oriented reforms, impact of globalization, urbanization and agricultural development; recent experiences in developing countries.

ECON 312

Labor Economics

A survey of the demand for and supply of labor, investment in human capital, market structure and efficiency of labor markets, collective bargaining, income distribution, and unemployment.

ECON 308

Statistics for Economists

It helps the students to identify and implement the appropriate inferential statistical tests to various hypotheses and determine the correct conclusion. (SPSS or Minitab is a Must in this course). Applications in Economics and Business are emphasized.

ECON 304

Intermediate Microeconomic Theory

This is designed as an intermediate course in Microeconomics. Knowledge of basic concepts is assumed, and new tools are developed to analyze individual decision making under constraints. We will look into consumer and firm maximization problems, and the General and Partial equilibrium models, imperfect competition models and some game theory fundamentals at the end of the quarter. Most of the

ECON 303

Monetary Economics

This course aims to provide the students with an introduction to role of money, financial markets, financial institutions, and monetary policy in the economy. It also includes the interaction between banking sector and financial markets in impacting domestic macroeconomic performance and the global economy.

ECON 302

Intermediate Macroeconomic Theory

It is a study of the aggregate approach to economics, including the determination of output, employment, interest rates, and the price level. Inflation and stabilization policies, budget deficits and the national debt, business cycles, theories of consumption, and investment behavior.

ECON 301

Managerial Economics

This course focuses on understanding individual economic behavior, competition, and market characteristics that are relevant to business and management. It includes: Using tools, concepts, and theories from microeconomics in performing demand and supply analysis, Non-strategic decisions, Strategic decisions, and identifying the connection between organization structure/scope and market competition

ECON 203

International Trade

The course helps the students to examine the economic theories of international trade, laws, and the regulations, the ways in which trade benefits nations and modern advancements that affect trade between nations.

ECON 403

Economics of Information

This course study the important economic factors affecting information technology industries. These industries are characterized by economies of scale (high fixed costs and low marginal costs of production), also large switching costs for users, and strong network effects. The very fast pace of advancement in information technology along with the aforementioned characteristics, make it necessary

ECON 450

Middle East Economic Development

This course deals with the ME region as encompassing all countries of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), or the area comprising the Arab States, Iran, Israel, and Turkey. These countries share common heritage as well as uncountable differences. The first half of the course surveys major development theories, and in the second half the application of these theories to different parts of MENA

ECON 440

Research Methodology in Economics

This course introduces the language of research, ethical principles, challenges, and the elements of the research process within quantitative & qualitative and mixed methods approaches.

ECON 430

Institutional and Behavioral Economics

The course includes a range of topics including individual decisions, markets and public choice. It provides an overview of how behavioral principles have been applied to economic problems both in microeconomics and macroeconomics. It also introduces recent approaches to the study of institutions in economics and political science.

ECON 420

Cost-Benefit Analysis

This course provides the conceptual foundations and practical knowledge needed to conduct cost benefit analysis. The course draws on a mixture of economic theory and real-life case studies to examine both the theoretical and practical issues involved in conducting such analysis.

ECON 413

Environmental Economics

The goal of this course is to balance the economic activity and the environmental impacts, by taking into account all the costs benefits. Theories in this regard are designed to take into account: pollution, natural resources, and depletion – which current model of market systems fail to do.

ECON 410