Curriculum

Flexible
Schedule Options

Weeknights, Saturdays or Flex.
Fast-Track
Accelerate your schedule
and finish in 27 months.
FEMBA Flex
An innovative in-class and online learning combination.
Global Access Program
Six-month field project with an international company.
International Electives
Travel the world and earn credit.
Certificate Programs
Specialize in a specific field.

Curriculum

Summer
Fall
Winter
Spring
year
June - August
September - December
January - March
April - June
1st
26 units

Leadership Foundations

Mandatory 1-week on-campus intensive typically held the last week of August

Data & Decisions

Organizational Behavior

Managerial Economics

Financial Accounting

Marketing Management

Foundations of Finance

2nd
24 units

Operations & Technology Management

Business Strategy

Elective

Elective

Elective

Elective

3rd
30 units

Global Access Program

Global Access Program

Elective

Fast-track completion

Elective

Elective

Elective

Elective

The UCLA Registrar’s Calendar provides academic and holiday schedules for
upcoming years, which can help you with your long-term planning.

Core Course Requirements

Year/QtrUnitCourse IDDescription
1/Fall 2 414A Leadership Foundations
Five-day residential format. Managing and working with people, with emphasis on motivation and development of individuals, leadership and interpersonal relationships, and group dynamics in complex organizational settings.
1/Fall 4 402 Data & Decisions
Lecture, three hours per week. Topics include probabilities, random variables (expectation, variance, covariance, normal random variables), decision trees, estimation, hypothesis testing, and multiple regression models. Emphasis on actual business problems and data.
1/Fall 4 409 Organizational Behavior
Lecture, three hours per week. Introduction to human resource management function and management of human behavior in organizations. Emphasis on relationships among individuals, groups, and organizational units as they influence managerial process and development of prospective general managers. Letter grading.
1/Winter 4 405 Managerial Economics
Lecture, three hours per week. Designed for graduate students. Analysis of consumer, producer, and market behavior. Market structure, pricing, and resource allocation. Applications to managerial strategy and public policy, with emphasis on competition, market power, and externalities.
1/Winter 4 403 Financial Accounting
Lecture, three hours per week. Designed for graduate students. Introduction to fundamental financial accounting methods and procedures, with emphasis on financial statements. Provides basis for firm understanding of "language of business" -- accounting.
1/Spring 4 408 Marketing Management
Lecture, three hours per week. Principles of market-driven managerial decision making: consumer, competitor, and company analysis, market segmentation, definition of target markets, and product positioning.
1/Spring 4 411 Foundations of Finance
Lecture, three hours per week. Introduction to managerial finance. Topics include time value of money, discounting and present values, valuation of bonds and stocks, risk and return, construction of optimal portfolios, capital budgeting, and weighted average cost of capital.
2/Fall 4 410 Operations & Technology Management
Lecture, three hours per week. Requisites: courses 402, 403. Principles and decision analysis related to effective utilization of factors of production in manufacturing and non-manufacturing activities for both intermittent and continuous systems.
2/Fall 4 420 Business Strategy
Lecture, three hours per week. Evaluation and formulation of organization's overall policies and strategies. Economic, heuristic, and social process approaches to policy formulation, environmental analysis, and organizational appraisal.
3/Summer &
3/Fall
10 414B
&
427
Global Access Program
Faculty-guided consulting project with international company or U.S. company with international project focus. Establishment of client relationships, identification of problems or strategic questions, design of study, collection and analysis of secondary and primary research data, development of comprehensive business plan, and formal presentation of findings and recommendations.

Electives

Optimize your learning curve

Elective courses let you customize almost 50% of your curriculum to reflect your career goals. Classes follow various schedules and formats, including block and international options.

Additional Options

Participate in the same electives as Full-Time MBA & Executive MBA programs, and take up to two electives at one of UCLA’s other top graduate schools.

  • 220
    Corporate Financial Reporting

  • 228
    Financial Statement Analysis

  • 231D
    Take Overs, Restructuring, Governance

  • 231E
    Managing and Financing the Emerging Enterprise

  • 232D
    Option Markets

  • 234A
    International Financial Markets

  • 231C
    Corporate Valuation

  • 406
    Global Economy

  • 407
    Managerial Model Building

  • 215/286
    Negotiation Analysis or Negotiations Behavior

  • 235
    Venture Capital & Private Equity

  • 240F
    Supply Chain Management

  • 285A
    Leadership, Motivation and Power

  • 295D
    Business Plan Development

  • 297E
    Business & Economy in Emerging Markets

  • 413A
    Personal Computing for Managers

  • 215/286
    Negotiation Analysis or Negotiations Behavior

  • 228
    Financial Statement Analysis

  • 231E
    Managing Finance and Financing the Emerging Enterprise

  • 295D
    Business Plan Development

  • 297B
    International Business Strategy

  • 407
    Managerial Model Building

  • 220
    Corporate Financial Reporting

  • 222
    Management Accounting

  • 240F
    Supply Chain Management

  • 241B
    Project Management

  • 253
    International Political Economy

  • 265A
    Brand Management

  • 266A
    New Product Development

  • 285A
    New Product Development

  • 285B
    Leadership, Motivation and Power

  • 406
    Managerial Interpersonal Communications

  • 406
    Global Economy

  • 413A
    Personal Computing for Managers

  • 261A
    Management in the Distribution Channels

  • 261B
    Global Marketing Management

  • 262
    Price Policies

  • 264A
    Marketing Research: Design & Evaluation

  • 407
    Managerial Model Building

  • 228
    Financial Statement Analysis

  • 240F
    Supply Chain Management

  • 266A
    New Product Development

  • 285B
    Managerial Interpersonal Communications

  • 253
    International Political Economy

  • 295D
    Business Plan Development

  • 406
    Global Economy

  • 240F
    Supply Chain Management

  • 240G
    Global Operations Strategy

  • 241A
    Technology Management

  • 407
    Managerial Model Building

  • 228
    Financial Statement Analysis

  • 220
    Corporate Financial Reporting

  • 228
    Financial Statement Analysis

  • 231C
    Corporate Valuation

  • 232B
    Fixed Income Markets

  • 232D
    Option Markets

  • 235
    Venture Capital & Private Equity

  • 232F
    Behavioral Finance

  • 278A
    Urban Real Estate Financing & Investment

  • 278B
    Real Estate Securitization: Debt

  • 406
    Global Economy

  • 457
    Student Investment Fund

  • 231D
    Take Overs, Restructuring, Governance

  • 231E
    Managing and Financing the Emerging Enterprise

  • 234A
    International Financial Markets

  • 297E
    Business & Economy in Emerging Markets

  • 407
    Managerial Model Building

  • 220
    Corporate Financial Reporting

  • 227
    Taxation and Management Decisions

  • 228
    Financial Statement Analysis

  • 295D
    Business Plan Development

  • 231D
    Take Overs, Restructuring, Governance

  • 231E
    Managing Finance and Financing the Emerging Enterprise

  • 231C
    Corporate Valuation

  • 406
    Global Economy

  • 232B
    Fixed Income Markets

  • 232D
    Option Markets

  • 235
    Venture Capital & Private Equity

  • 407
    Managerial Model Building

  • 228
    Financial Statement Analysis

  • 231C
    Corporate Valuation

  • 231D
    Take Overs, Restructuring, Governance

  • 231E
    Managing Finance and Financing the Emerging Enterprise

  • 232D
    Option Markets

  • 295A
    Entrepreneurship and Venture Initiation

  • 295D
    Business Plan Development

  • 265A
    Brand Management

  • 263A
    Consumer Behavior

  • 266A
    New Product Development

  • 266B
    Advertising and Marketing Communications

  • 261A
    Management in the Distribution Channel

  • 264A
    Marketing Research: Design & Evaluation

  • 228
    Financial Statement Analysis

  • 262
    Price Policies

  • 295D
    Business Plan Development

  • 261A
    Management in the Distribution Channel

  • 262
    Price Policies

  • 264A
    Marketing Research: Design & Evaluation

  • 266A
    New Product Development

  • 267
    One-to-One Marketing

  • 228
    Financial Statement Analysis

  • 240F
    Supply Chain Management

  • 241A
    Technology Management

  • 295D
    Business Plan Development

  • 220
    Corporate Financial Reporting

  • 222
    Management Accounting

  • 228
    Financial Statement Analysis

  • 240F
    Supply Chain Management

  • 285A
    Leadership, Motivation and Power

  • 215 or 286
    Negotiation Analysis or Negotiations Behavior

  • 298D
    General Management

  • 407
    Managerial Model Building

  • 224
    Topics in Business Law

  • 227
    Taxation and Management Decisions

  • 265A
    Brand Management

  • 266A
    New Product Development

  • 285B
    Managerial Interpersonal Communications

  • 406
    Global Economy

  • 413A
    Personal Computing for Managers

  • 205
    International Business Economics

  • 234A
    International Financial Markets

  • 240G
    Global Operations Strategy

  • 253
    International Political Economy

  • 297B
    International Business Strategy

  • 297E
    Business & Economy in Emerging Markets

  • 406
    Global Economy

  • (Chinese, Spanish)
    Anderson Language Electives

  • 220
    Corporate Financial Reporting

  • 222
    Management Accounting

  • 227
    Taxation and Mgmt. Decisions

  • 228
    Financial Statement Analysis

  • UCLA (Non-Anderson) electives

  • International Institutions & Globalization (Political Sciences)

  • Integrated Markets (Economics)

  • International Geography

Technology Leader

  • Required

  • 241A
    Technology Management

  • At least one Personal Development Course from list of Easton Electives

  • Personal Development Electives

  • 281B
    People in Organizations for Easton Scholars

  • 285A
    Managerial Interpersonal Communication

  • 286
    Negotiations Behavior

  • 215A
    Negotiations Analysis

  • 298D
    The Emotionally Intelligent Leader

  • 250D
    Patterns of Problem Solving

  • Other Electives

  • 275
    Current Topics in Emerging Technologies and Markets: Healthcare Technology

  • 295C
    Corporate Entrepreneurship

  • 298D
    Entrepreneurial Perspectives on Biotechnology

  • 217A
    Decision Analysis

  • 240F
    Global Supply Chain Management

  • 407
    Spreadsheet Modeling

  • 266A
    New Product Development

  • M292B
    Growth, Science, and Technology

Technology Leader

  • Required

  • 241A
    Technology Management

  • At least one Personal Development Course from list of Easton Electives

  • Personal Development Electives

  • 281B
    People in Organizations for Easton Scholars

  • 285A
    Managerial Interpersonal Communication

  • 286
    Negotiations Behavior

  • 215A
    Negotiations Analysis

  • 298D
    The Emotionally Intelligent Leader

  • 250D
    Patterns of Problem Solving

  • Other Electives

  • 275
    Current Topics in Emerging Technologies and Markets: Healthcare Technology

  • 240F
    Global Supply Chain Management

  • 298D
    Social Entrepreneurship

  • 235
    Venture Capital and Private Equity

  • 295B
    Small Business Management

  • 264A
    Market Research

  • 407
    Spreadsheet Modeling

  • 298D
    Entrepreneurial Perspectives on Biotechnology

  • 231E
    Managing and Financing the Emerging Enterprise

  • 295A
    Entrepreneurship and Venture Initiation

  • 295D
    Business Plan Development

  • 284C
    Managing Entrepreneurial Organizations

  • 245
    Managing in the Global Digital Economy

  • M292B
    Growth, Science, and Technology

  • 278A
    Urban Real Estate Financing and Investment

  • 278B
    Real Estate Securitization: Debt

  • 279A
    Cases in Real Estate Investments

  • 279B
    Entrepreneurial Real Estate Development

  • 266A
    New Product Development

  • 298D
    Advanced Strategy: Non-Market Competition

  • Law 438
    Public Policy Clinic: Land Use, the Environment and Local Gov.

  • 224
    Topics in Business Law

  • 232B
    Fixed Income Markets

  • 232D
    Option Markets

  • 262
    Price Policies

  • 264A
    Mktg. Research: Design & Eval.

  • 224
    Topics in Business Law

  • 231E
    Managing & Financing the Emerging Enterprise

  • 240E
    Managing Entrepreneurial Operations

  • 284C
    Managing Entrepreneurial Organizations

  • 295A
    Entrepreneurship & Venture Initiation

  • 295D
    Business Plan Development

  • 406
    Global Economy

  • 454
    Internship in Organizations

  • 209
    Selected Topics in Business Econ.: Doing Deals

  • 228
    Financial Statement Analysis

  • 235
    Venture Capital & Private Equity

  • 264A
    Marketing Research: Design & Evaluation

  • 266A
    New Product Development

  • 285A
    Leadership, Motivation & Power

  • 285B
    Managerial Interpersonal Communications

  • 295B
    Small Business Management

  • 295C
    Corporate Entrepreneurship