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The course builds on the skills and strategies introduced in courses ENGL 152 and ENGL 153. Specifically, the course provides students with realistic opportunities for extended communication and more advanced presentation and public speaking skills in a variety of academic and social contexts.




The course of study skills helps students to improve their academic skills and practice in using English as a language of instruction. Students can improve their self-study habits and practice effective time management, study and organization skills. The purpose is to help students utilize these skills in order to enhance success in other courses and the workplace. Therefore, the course deals with topics such as using an English dictionary, improving reading efficiency, writing skills, writing a research paper, giving a presentation, using a library, and preparing for examinations.


يتضمن هذا المساق التعريف بالمفاهيم و المبادئ الأساسية للتسويق و العملية التسويقية من خلال فهم دقيق للسوق و الحاجات الأساسية للزبائن و رغباتهم مرورا بتصميم استراتيجيات ( يحددها الزبون) و برامج تسويقية       ( مزيج أو أدوات تسويقية)  ذات كفاءة عالية  و فعالية يتم من خلالها خلق ميزة تنافسية للشركات و المؤسسات المختلفة في عالم الاعمال المعاصر الذي يتسم بالمنافسة المتزايدة الناجمة عن العولمة و تكنولوجيا الاتصالات و المعلومات.


  

This course focuses on how to measure and analyze costs for management decision making. It covers how the environment and strategy of a company influence the design of its cost measurement system and the resulting cost information may or may not use for managerial decisions and for cost management. It includes cost concepts and classification, cost accounting cycle, accounting of materials, job order costing, process costing, inventory management, cost reports; direct costing.

This course is a continuation of the three fold course.  Topics covered include revenue recognition, Current and Non-Current Liabilities, Stockholders Equity, leases Investments, Franchises and other financial reporting issues. 

This course emphasizes the auditor’s decision-making process. Focuses on audits of domestic and multinational corporations for financial reporting purposes. Topics include attention theory, the theory of evidence, auditing standards, auditing reports, ethics, control structure and environment, risk assessment, sampling, analytical procedures, audit planning, and documentation.

The course introduces basic theory and techniques of contemporary financial accounting, including the accounting cycle and the preparation of financial statements for single-owner business organizations that operate as service companies or merchandisers. This course gives the student a basic understanding of how debit and credit entries affect the five basic accounts (assets, liabilities, equity, revenues, and expenses) and demonstrate how financial statements are created and used in the business environment, particularly the service and merchandising industries. Topics also include adjusting entries and completing the accounting cycle. The student will also study the role of internal control and accounting for receivables.

This course provides a base for the students to know the importance of law in the business world. The purpose of this course is to inculcate knowledge to understand how to operate business legally. This course covers the many sources of law that create rights, duties and obligations, law of contracts. Also a significant emphasis is put on Oman Legal structure, Oman companies’ law and Oman labor law.

This course provides the principle of measuring the economy, interest rate determination, the money market, prices, output, business cycles and economic growth. Also the basic concepts, and issues of contemporary economic theory, with an emphasis on macroeconomics.

This course includes the following topics:

1. Introduction to economics for managers

2. Production Organization

3. Production Analysis

4. Costs, Revenues and Profits

5. Demand Theory

6. Market Structure

This course provides a common-sense approach to economics, covering basic economic laws and how they apply to our world and everyday life. The course is designed to give students a basic grounding in the terminology, basic concepts, and issues of contemporary economic theory, with an emphasis on microeconomics.


The objective of this course is to highlight international marketing conditions and constant changes. Topics include:  foreign market research ,trade promotion, cultural , political, legal , and economic environments , product and service adaptability and multinational competition.

 


This course introduces the key concepts, tools, and principles of strategy formulation implementation and evaluation

The course focuses on providing knowledge of International Business Management basics notions and concepts and the identification of different factors affecting these business organizations and their performance. The learners will understand the different types of strategies adopted by the international business organization and specific attention to the regional strategies. Emphasis is on learning how to evaluate markets and opportunities, understand the world of international business and the economic blocs such as NAFTA, ASEAN, EU, and the GCC. Also, the impact of WTO, GATT and the World Bank on the economic growth is emphasized.

The course provides the students with a thorough knowledge about the change process, types of change and factors affecting change. It highlights the concept of Organizational Development and it main role in making change happen in the organizations. Different models of OD and covered in detail with the steps. The five key elements in successful change management are covered. Focus is also on how to become a successful OD practitioner. Various steps in OD such as Entering, Contracting, diagnosis, collection of data, feedback and diagnostic information are also covered in detail. Various OD interventions are covered and evaluated.


Analysis of the procedures involved in the human resource function in light of the legal and socio-demographic environment. Why and how employees are recruited and retained is evaluated as current issues and trends.

The syllabus is organized into six parts, of which first part focuses on foundations of organizational behavior, second part introduces the individual perspective of organizational behavior, third part discusses the group perspective of organizational behavior, fourth and fifth parts together discuss the organizational perspective of organizational behavior, and the last part focuses on international organizational behavior.

 


This course provides an introductory overview of the theory and practices of human resource management in the organization to help people and manage changing environment. This course also provides future human resource manager with an understanding of managerial activities such as: Human resource planning, job analysis, staffing, developing, evaluating, disciplining and maintain a qualified workforce in ways that contribute to an organization's effectiveness.


This course provides both descriptive and inferential statistical methods in a clear, concise and accurate manner. Dealing with the difficulty in analyzing many phenomena, related with business, economic, and banking. Studying the basic concepts of statistics which includes measure the central tendencies, normal distributions, counting techniques. In addition, understand the essential concept of probability of an event occurring to help make decisions in situations of uncertainty. Recognize the relationship between variables in terms of co-efficeint of correlation. Moreover, carry out hypothesis tests for a variety of statistical problems.


Course Description

 

This course provides both descriptive and inferential statistical methods in a clear, concise and accurate manner. Dealing with the difficulty in analyzing many phenomena, be they business, economic, social or otherwise. In addition, understand the essential concept of probability of an event occurring to help make decisions in situations of uncertainty. Recognize the relationship between variables and precision of an estimate derived from it. Moreover, carry out hypothesis tests for a variety of statistical problems.


This course covers basic mathematical operations, applications of straight line equation in business and economics. Topics include: linear equations and their solution by various mathematical methods, matrices, percentages, derivatives and the evaluation of various methods of calculation of interest adopted by business organizations on regular basis.


Course Description

 

This course covers basic mathematical operations, applications of straight line equation in business and economics. Topics include: linear equations and their solution by various mathematical methods, matrices, percentages, derivatives and the evaluation of various methods of calculation of interest adopted by business organizations on regular basis.


This course explains the principles of risk management. The course provides the foundation of the risk management application in terms of defining risk and uncertainty, explaining the objectives and goals of risk management. Analysis of the methods and procedures of dealing with risk in the firm, including the theoretical basis of insurance and self-insurance mechanisms. Consideration of the commercial insurance industry, its structure, and regulation. Moreover, this course enables the students to understand the risk management process in general.

This course builds on the previous Money and Banking course and aims to link the concepts and principles of bank management to the actual Omani banking practices. The course focuses on operations, regulations, and risk structure of the commercial banks and other financial institutions. Topics covered are: financial analysis of the banks and other financial institutions, managing deposit and non-deposit accounts, investment management, capital adequacy, credit management, risk management, and liquidity and reserves management. The focus will be on Omani context.


This course provides the students knowledge about the evolution of money, functions of money in the economy and the role of commercial banks in the development of a country. Topics covered include demand and supply money. Emphasis is placed on banking, monetary policy, central banks and its functions, money creation and the role of central bank in this regard. The monetary system in Oman is covered throughout chapters.


·         This course is designed to examine:

§  Labor markets, focusing on the determination of labor demand and labor supply, and the resulting equilibrium wages and employment levels.

§  The effect of job characteristics and investments in human capital, such as education, on wages.

§  The effects of different compensation schemes on productivity, labor market discrimination based on gender and race, and unemployment will also.

·         This course will study these issues both theoretically and empirically. The course will stress the application of economic theory to important policy issues such as minimum wage laws, manpower policies, welfare policies, occupational health and safety standards, immigration laws, and anti-discrimination policies.



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