Course Catalog (Graduate)


This course is designed to familiarize beginners with the Arabic alphabet system and Arabic writing as well as provide the basis for limited conversation.


AB5020 seeks to give students grammar basics with which they can start to structure their knowledge and practice and make comparisons with other linguistic systems they know. The two conjugations, the two kind of sentences and other material allows the students to go further and to progress in organizing the new lexicon in order to produce sentences in Standard Arabic. The domain covered by the course starts from everyday life and aims to reach fundamental description vocabulary for all kind of documents : dialogs, texts, songs, maps, school documents, proverbs, etc.


After studying the principles of morphological derivation which makes the students able to structure their understanding of the vocabulary production system, the course focuses on producing small texts expressing the students’ opinion and description of the material seen during the sessions. AB 530 gives the opportunity to go beyond simple contact and to interact in Arabic within the fields covered by the different documents. The field covered by the didactic documents broadens out to short authentic texts, short articles and literary production, as well as authentic documents such as letters, cards, advertisings, announcements…


Starting from the acquired grammar knowledge (especially the morphological derivation), AB 5040 works on going into more specialized vocabulary in vaious fields such as intellectual conversation, objective description, expressing one’s opinion, etc. Besides, this course pursues production skills, so the students can grow linguistically in handling of Arabic and acquiring a more detailed lexical mass.


Overview of management control, managerial accounting, as well as financial and performance reporting, management by exception, balanced scorecard, cost accounting, etc. Takes a critical approach to using accounting and performance management tools in managerial decision making. The course focuses on how conventional management tools can inform decision-making, and how to consider financial, strategic, and ethical mitigating factors in more ambiguous and nuanced contexts.


Throughout this course students will explore, critique and utilize various methods of sustainable investment including socially responsible investing and shareholder activism, green bonds, microfinance, and impact investing.


This course covers theoretical and pragmatic approaches to business practices as a starting point for an on-going exploration into contemporary and critical management concepts. Students will explore the ethical issues that arise as organizations operate in a globalized and inter-connected economy. We will apply general management theory, ethical analysis, and critical approaches to a variety of case studies across different industries and global regions.


This course on International Business Law focuses on those areas of law most likely to be encountered by persons (whether in traditional business, public service, or non-governmental organizations) engaged in the practice of International Business, namely torts, contracts, and recent developments in ethics and corporate criminal liability.


This course engages students with advanced themes and methods in management consultancy, both in theory and in practice. We will take a critical approach to understand how theory influences practice and how our perceptions of management consultancy evolve over time and circumstance. Students will examine management consultancy in terms of specific cultural, international and organizational elements given specific consulting frameworks.


This course offers an in-depth overview of Organizational Behavior concepts and practices. We will cover conventional management theories and critical approaches, as well as sociological and psychological approaches. We will also explore individual, group and organizational dimensions within business and mission-driven organizations. Further, the course aims to facilitate the effective experiential learning of students through activities and problem-solving exercises based on real world examples.