MBA@UNC Electives

The core content of MBA@UNC’s curriculum is further complemented by a series of electives. A list of the MBA@UNC electives is shown below. Electives offered each semester will vary.

Business Modeling

The purpose of this course is to provide exposure to a number of different modeling techniques that are used in operations management.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Business Modeling course overview.



This course is designed to provide you with immediately usable tools for any team problem-solving situation.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Consulting course overview.


Corporate Financial Strategy

The aim of the course is to rigorously analyze the major issues affecting the financial policy of a modern corporation.
(4 Credit Hours)

View the Corporate Financial Strategy course overview.


Corporate Strategy

This course covers the fundamentals of corporate-level strategy, examining how companies create value through the selection of a portfolio of businesses.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Corporate Strategy course overview.


Data Analytics

This course introduces tools, software and approaches for harnessing data and information to drive effective managerial decision making.
(4 Credit Hours)

View the Data Analytics course overview.



This course will cover the basics of how options, futures and forward contracts are structured and valued.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Derivatives course overview.


Digital Marketing: Executive Approach

The objective of this course is to provide the core concepts and skills to enable you to diagnose and recommend digital marketing strategies and tactics.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Digital Marketing: Executive Approach course overview.


Financial Statement Analysis

This course offers an applied perspective on analyzing financial statements, focusing on earnings management, profitability analysis and statement analysis.
(4 Credit Hours)

View the Financial Statement Analysis course overview.


Global Brand Strategy

This course examines specific issues involved in building and managing global brands in such a way that they contribute to shareholder value.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Global Brand Strategy course overview.


Global Finance & Emerging Markets

This course helps students develop the foundations for financial decisions in a global economic environment, concentrating on markets, tools, investments and corporations.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Global Finance & Emerging Markets course overview.


Global Marketing

This course examines specific issues involved in developing and executing marketing strategies on a global scale as opposed to a domestic scale.
(4 Credit Hours)

View the Global Marketing course overview.


Global Supply Chain Management

This course considers management of a supply chain in a global environment from a managerial perspective.
(4 Credit Hours)

View the Global Supply Chain Management course overview.


Information for Decision-Making, Incentives, and Strategy

This course explores fundamental concepts and the strategic importance of accounting data to managerial activity.
(4 Credit Hours)

View the Information for Decision-Making, Incentives and Strategy course overview.


Information, Technology and Analytics

This course examines the technologies, information and analytics that are important for the effective management and control of modern firms.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Information, Technology, Analytics course overview.


Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies

This course explores how innovation and entrepreneurship create individual and social wealth in developing country settings.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Developing Economies course overview.


Introduction to Entrepreneurship

This course is designed to prepare you with the skills to start and nurture your own businesses.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Introduction to Entrepreneurship course overview.


Leading in the Middle

This course is about improving your ability to get things done as a middle manager as you work your way to the top of an organization.
(4 Credit Hours)

View the Leading in the Middle course overview.


Managing Innovation

This course introduces you to management models and helps you think deeply about how to manage innovations in 21st-century organizations.
(4 Credit Hours)

View the Managing Innovation course overview.


Managing Modern Customers and Markets

This course prepares executives to manage modern customers and markets to improve customer satisfaction and loyalty, customer- and market-focused innovation, growth, and long-term profitability.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Managing Modern Customers and Markets course overview.


Mergers and Acquisitions

This course provides an overview of the strategic, financial and organizational aspects of merger-related challenges while providing depth in the area of valuation.
(4 Credit Hours)

View the Mergers and Acquisitions course overview.



This course develops your capabilities in analyzing your negotiation style, planning for negotiations and employing “principled” negotiation techniques.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Negotiations course overview.


New Ventures Discovery

The course is designed to simulate the real-life activities of entrepreneurs in the start-up stage of a new venture.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the New Ventures Discovery course overview.



This course addresses strategic and tactical pricing issues and identifies profit-boosting changes in pricing practices across a range of professional contexts.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Pricing course overview.


Project Management

This course is designed for general managers and teaches basic qualitative and quantitative skills you can apply throughout your career.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Project Management course overview.


Real Estate Finance and Investments

This course is designed to introduce students with an interest in real estate to the complexities of the field, as well as some important aspects of real estate analysis.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Real Estate Finance and Investments course overview.



This course explores the essentials of selling in modern business, through topics like changing customer needs, new technologies and assessing sales opportunities.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Sales course overview.


Services Marketing

This course teaches you to market deeds, processes and performances provided by firms and individuals to create customer experiences.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Services Marketing course overview.


Sustainable Enterprise

This course examines the origins, evolution, and current schools of thought around sustainable business practices.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Sustainable Enterprise course overview.


Taxes and Business Strategy

This course will give you a fundamental understanding of tax planning over the life cycle of a firm.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Taxes and Business Strategy course overview.


Technology Strategy and Business Innovation

This course provides a strategic perspective of technology/innovation management and its impact on the competitive positioning of the firm.
(2 Credit Hours)

View the Technology Strategy and Business Innovation course overview..