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Framingham State College

  1. 1. Framingham State College MBA Virtual Open House Welcome!!! March 12, 2009
  2. 2. Agenda <ul><li>Housekeeping Rules </li></ul><ul><li>Introductions </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Faculty </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Participants </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Overview of the Program </li></ul><ul><li>Benefits </li></ul><ul><li>Details </li></ul><ul><li>Questions? </li></ul><ul><li>Getting Started </li></ul>
  3. 3. Housekeeping <ul><li>*6 mutes the call, especially if you are on a cellular or VOIP. </li></ul><ul><li>The bulletin board/chat function. </li></ul><ul><li>Who I am </li></ul>
  4. 4. Brief Introductions <ul><li>Dr. Andrew Hall </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Mary Rogers </li></ul><ul><li>Other Faculty </li></ul><ul><li>Dr. Janet Castleman </li></ul><ul><li>Advisor X </li></ul><ul><li>Who are you? </li></ul>
  5. 5. Overview of the Program <ul><li>Why the Framingham State College MBA? </li></ul><ul><li>Who is it for? </li></ul><ul><li>Why did we build it? </li></ul>
  6. 6. Benefits of the Program <ul><li>The Framingham MBA is Affordable , outstanding value for the money </li></ul><ul><li>The Program is Driven by the needs of local and global companies in Massachusetts </li></ul><ul><li>It is Designed to be convenient for busy, working adults like you </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Part-time, with a blend of class meetings and on-line instruction </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>No more than one evening a week on campus </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>One or two courses a semester </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Small Classes typically less than twenty five on Campus and twenty Online </li></ul><ul><li>Created to develop lasting business and personal relationships with your class mates from Greater Boston </li></ul><ul><li>Focused on the knowledge, capacities and skills you need to succeed </li></ul><ul><li>Utilizing effective workplace technology in instruction, learning and assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Located in a Convenient MetroWest location: close to work and/or home </li></ul>
  7. 7. Course Structure <ul><li>Year One </li></ul><ul><li>MGMT 911 - Organization Behavior and Theory </li></ul><ul><li>ECON 923 - The Economics of Organizational Design - Fall Semester. </li></ul><ul><li>QUAN 905 - Management Science - Spring Semester. </li></ul><ul><li>MRKT 917 - Strategic Marketing - Spring Semester. </li></ul><ul><li>MGMT 935 - Operations Management - Summer Semester. </li></ul><ul><li>MGMT 940 - Business and Its Environment - Summer Semester. </li></ul><ul><li>Year Two </li></ul><ul><li>FINA 929 - Financial Management - Fall Semester </li></ul><ul><li>MGMT 951 - Human Resource Management - Fall Semester. </li></ul><ul><li>BUIS 933 - Enterprise Information Technology - Spring Semester. </li></ul><ul><li>First Elective - Spring Semester. Supply Chain Management, Labor Management Relations OR Investments. </li></ul><ul><li>MGMT 989 - Professional Project and Capstone in Strategic Management - Summer Semester. </li></ul><ul><li>Second Elective - Summer Semester. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Foundation Courses … if you need them <ul><li>MGMT 638 - Leadership, Teamwork and the Organization - Fall Semester. </li></ul><ul><li>BADM 280 - Applied Organizational Theory and Management - may be substituted when necessary. </li></ul><ul><li>QUAN 676 - Statistical Analysis for Managers - Fall Semester. </li></ul><ul><li>ACCT 621 - Financial Accounting - Spring Semester. </li></ul><ul><li>ACCT 120 - Introduction to Financial Accounting - may be substituted when necessary. </li></ul><ul><li>ECON 610 - Economic Analysis - Spring Semester. </li></ul><ul><li>MRKT 643 - Foundations of Marketing - Summer Semester. </li></ul><ul><li>MRKT 271 - Marketing Principles - may be substituted when necessary. </li></ul><ul><li>ACCT 632 - Managerial Accounting - Summer Semester </li></ul>
  9. 9. Cost of the Program <ul><li>Tuition Total Cost </li></ul><ul><ul><li>If you need all the Foundation Courses tuition would cost you $16,434. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>If you can waive the Foundation Courses tuition would cost you $11,940. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Prices will increase over time and so the overall cost to you will depend on when you enter the program, whether or not you need Foundation Courses and how quickly you complete your MBA. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Tuition Per Course </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Each Foundation Course costs $749. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Each MBA Core and Elective Course costs $995. </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Books </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Books etc... typically cost from $100 to $150 per course. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Cost of the Program
  11. 11. Discounts <ul><li>A member of </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The MetroWest Chamber of Commerce or </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The Marlborough Regional Chamber of Commerce </li></ul></ul><ul><li>or you are an employee of one of the </li></ul><ul><ul><li>MBA Business Advisory Council companies: </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>You may be eligible for a $100 per course discount. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>To apply for the discount, please provide a letter from the Chamber or Employer that verifies active membership or employment status when registering for classes. </li></ul>
  12. 12. FSC MBA Companies <ul><li>Bose, Inc. </li></ul><ul><li>Boston Scientific Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>Genzyme Corporation </li></ul><ul><li>MetroWest Chamber of Commerce </li></ul><ul><li>MetroWest Medical Center </li></ul><ul><li>Middlesex Savings Bank </li></ul><ul><li>Staples, Inc. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Questions?
  14. 14. Getting Started <ul><li>You need to take your GMAT. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The test is given year round during normal business hours. There is often one week during each month in which the test is not offered.   </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>For your convenience, GMATs in the Massachusetts area will be offered at the following dates and places: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Boston, MA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pearson Professional Centers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>295 Devonshire Street 2nd Floor Boston, MA 02110 United StatesTelephone:617-423-9297 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Springfield, MA </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pearson Professional Centers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>One Monarch Place Monarch Place Suite 1110 Springfield, MA 01144 United StatesTelephone:413-747-5327 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Call xxxx </li></ul><ul><li>You can apply online at: </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Waltham, MA, </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pearson Professional Centers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>470 Totten Pond Road Waltham Office Center, 2nd Floor Waltham, MA 02451 Telephone:781-290-0967 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Worcester, MA, United States </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pearson Professional Centers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>255 Park Avenue Suite 604 Worcester, MA 01609 Telephone:508-757-9547 </li></ul></ul></ul>