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The University Of Georgia
Program name: Business Administration
Study Level: Undergraduate
Program leader: Eka Gegeshidze
Study language: English
Qualification: Bachelor of Business Administration
Program capacity: 240
Program permission: English language B1 level (70%) and other legislative requirements. namely citizens of Georgia should successfully pass Unified National Entrance Examinations. Foreign high-school graduates who received complete general education abroad or its equivalent and the last two years of complete general education had studied abroad or students who lived abroad for the last two or more years and who are currently studying abroad in higher educational institutions recognized by the legislation of the host countries will be able to enter the program without passing Uniform National Entrance Examinations according to Order №224/N of the Minister of Education and Science of Georgia (December 29, 2011). International certificates will be recognized to confirm English level: • TOEFL IBT – at least score 70. • IELTS – at least score 4.5. • PTE General – at least level B1. • FCE – at least level B. • CPE – satisfactory pass. • CAE – satisfactory pass. The University of Georgia will conduct the B1 level test, where 70% of the test will be considered as confirmation of the competence, for the students who do not have the English language competence certificates.
Program goals:

The program aims to deliver latest knowledge in modern business administration and to prepare highly qualified, competitive, professional specialists in the major directions of business - management, marketing, finance and accounting. Upon completion of the program the student will develop basic entrepreneurial skills, will receive the knowledge and experience needed for lower and middle level managers for local and international markets. Graduates will have knowledge of general methods for evaluating strategic alternatives, developing competitive business strategies, organizing functional subsystems of management and optimizing business operations considering strategic, industrial, financial, administrative, international, social-psychological, cultural-ethical aspects of management and skills to Identify business environmental factors, develop strategic plan for an organization evolving marketing strategies and implement it to achieve organization’s mission, set managerial plans and goals, select effective work force, participate in decision making process about planning operations based on predetermined directions; Graduates will consider responsibilities toward the community and state expressed as respect to the law and business ethics and readiness to establish these values to contribute to the development of the field. Graduates will also be able to disclose their professional interests and improve their knowledge at higher level of teaching.

Methods for Attaining Learning Outcomes:
  • Lecture-seminars
  • Explanatory method
  • Demonstration method
  • Interactive lectures
  • News analysis
  • Practical work
  • Team work
  • Critical analysis
  • Problem solving exercises
  • Case study
  • Literature analysis
  • Workbook methods
  • Relevant material search out from various electronic and paper-based resources
  • Written work methods
  • Verbal/oral method
  • Discussion
Learning outcomes:
Knowledge and understanding
Graduate will be able to:
    • Know main principles and theories of economics;
    • Understand participants of market, market forces, role of competition for product pricing;
    • Know mathematical and statistical theories related to business and economics;
    • Understand ethical-legal environment of business
    • Know critical methods of analysis of an organization and environment, organizational culture and methods for assessment organizational development;
    • Know the communication process, regularities, verbal and nonverbal communication, issues related to diverse cultures;
    • Know general methods for evaluating strategic alternatives, developing competitive business strategies, organizing functional subsystems of management and optimizing business operations considering strategic, industrial, financial, administrative, international, social-psychological, cultural-ethical aspects of management;
    • Understand notions of marketing and managerial concepts for creation and management effective network for cooperation between customers and the rest of the participants who creates the value;
    • Understand role of project management during the effective implementation of the organizational goal;
    • Understand internationally accepted accounting principles, basic steps of preparation of financial statements, methodologies for assessing financial position of the company, estimated cost management systems for different types of business;
    • Understand the role of financial managers in construction of financial portfolio, risk management and analysis;

  • Applying knowledge
    Graduate will be able to:
    • Plan, motivate, control, implement based on predetermined directions;
    • Identify business environmental factors, develop strategic plan for an organization evolving marketing strategies and implement it to achieve organization’s mission, set managerial plans and goals, select effective work force, participate in decision making process about planning operations based on predetermined directions;
    • Use mathematical and statistical application for solving business related problems;
    • Participate in elaboration and implementation of effective marketing strategies based on results of market research and competitors’ analysis;
    • Compile budgets based on information about the company's expenditures; use financial accounting frameworks, principles and procedures in preparation of financial statements; also process and interpret the financial statements of the company;
    • Calculate profitability and risk for investment projects in the process of formation of investment portfolio;

  • Making judgments
    Graduate will be able to:
    • Analyze quantitative and qualitative results of a research;
    • Analyze market and environment forces; evaluate competitors; analyze strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threads (SWOT analysis) of the business;
    • Analyze financial statements of the organization and make decisions regarding its financial position;
    • establish reasonable conclusions regarding the investment project assessment;
    • Make substantiated conclusions based on the analysis of material needed to make various business documents;
    • Formulate substantiated conclusions about strategy generation and selection process, current challenges in managing operations and work force, marketing strategies based on economic, legal, political and socio-cultural environment analysis;

  • Communications skills
    Graduate will be able to:
    • Present own vision in writing as well as to make presentation using modern technology
    • Use appropriate terminology during communication
    • Explain or tell appropriate information, describe the problem and express ones opinion about the solution of the problem to the specialists as well as other interested individuals
    • Participate in discussion
    • Present detailed analysis of the result in writing

  • Learning skills
    Graduate will be able to:
    • State its own professional interests and independently identify preferable continuation of study at next level of education or progress knowledge by new certified courses;
    • Search required literature electronically and in library;

  • Values
    Graduate will be able to:
    • Consider liberal-democratic attitudes expressed by respecting individual and property
    • Consider correct attitude towards physical and intellectual properties. Consider personal and collective responsibilities
    • Consider responsibilities toward the community and state expressed as respect to the law and business ethics
  • Date of approval: 06-13-2012
    Approval protocol number: 21-12
    Date of program update:
    Update protocol number: 20-18
    Program details:

    In order to earn a bachelor's degree in Business Administration, student is required to collect 240 ECTS, which includes: the program core courses - 162 ECTS in total and 78 ECTS from the rest of the Bachelor's Program in Business Administration (program elective subjects, as well as subjects from different blocks) In order to deepen knowledge in concentration the student should take the core subjects of the program - 162 ECTS. The remaining credits can be filled from the elective courses of Business Administration Program or courses of concentrations.

    Teaching Process Characteristics:

    Program Core

    Code Subject ECTS Semester
    BUSN1210EBasics of Business and Economics6 1
    INFO1133EMS office6 1
    LAWB4310EBusiness Law6 1
    MATH1220EMathematical Methods I6 1
    MGMT1515EBusiness Ethics6 1
    ECON1290EPrinciples of Microeconomics6 2
    HIST1118ECivilizations and Developments of Humankind6 2
    MATH1218EMathematical Methods II6 2
    MGMT2110EBasics of Management6 2
    MKTG2210EBasics of Marketing6 2
    ACCT2122EFinancial Accounting I (basics, Part I)6 3
    ECON2190EPrinciples of Macroeconomics6 3
    ECON3210EBasics of International Business and economics6 3
    MGMT3211EHuman Resource Management6 3
    STAT2218EBusiness Statistics6 3
    ACCT2221EFinancial Accounting I (basics, Part II)6 4
    MGMT2210EFundamentals of the Strategic Management6 4
    MGMT3110EBasics of Operation Management6 4
    MGMT3221EBusiness-communications6 4
    MGMT4220EProject Management6 4
    ACCT2210EBasics of Managerial Accounting6 5
    FINA3115EPrinciples of Finance6 5
    BUSN4250EProject and Thesis in Business Adminsitration30 8

    Credits sum:

    162

    Program Elective

    Code Subject ECTS
    ENGL1110EGeneral English I6
    KART1141Georgian, as a second language I6
    MGMT5797ESociology6
    ECON2160EMicroeconomics I6
    ENGL1120EGeneral English II6
    HOST3215EPrinciples of Tourism6
    KART1241Georgian, as a second language II6
    MATH1413EMathematical Methods III6
    ECON2260EMicroeconomics II6
    ECON3110EHistory of Economic Thought6
    INTR4210EInternship in Business12
    INTR4309EInternship in Economics and Business administration6
    PSYC1275ESocial Psychology6

    Credits sum:

    84

    Finance -

    CodeSubjectECTSSemester
    FINA2211EBasics of Insurance65
    FINA3220EFundamentals of the Investment65
    FINA2212EIntroduction to Banking65
    INFO3212EDecision Modeling in MS Excel66
    ACCT3216EFinancial Accounting (Intermediate Level)66
    FINA4250EInternational Finance66
    ACCT4230EThe Principles of Audit66
    FINA4260ETrading on financial Markets66
    BUSN3210EBasics of Business and Economics Forecast67
    FINA4115ECorporative Finances (intermediate)67
    ACCT4212EInternational Standards of Financial Accounting67
    FINA2210ERisk Management67

    Credits sum:

    72

    Marketing -

    CodeSubjectECTSSemester
    MKTG3210EBasics of customers Behavior65
    MKTG4230EGlobal Marketing Strategies65
    MKTG4550ESocial Media Marketing65
    MKTG4110EBrand Management66
    MKTG4220EElectronic Commerce And Online Marketing66
    MKTG2609EMarketing Communications66
    MKTG3279EService Marketing66
    STAT1122ESPSS Information Systems for Statistical Data Processing66
    COMM4130EBasics of Advertising67
    COMM4120EIntroduction to Public Relations67
    MKTG3220EMarketing Researches67
    MKTG4190ESupply Chain Management67

    Credits sum:

    72

    Management -

    CodeSubjectECTSSemester
    FINA2211EBasics of Insurance65
    MGMT3121EBasics of Organizational Behavior65
    FINA2212EIntroduction to Banking65
    BUSN3210EBasics of Business and Economics Forecast66
    INFO3212EDecision Modeling in MS Excel66
    MGMT2111EInternational Business66
    MGMT2213EISO and TQM66
    MGMT2121ELeadership66
    MGMT2212EEntrepreneurship67
    COMM4120EIntroduction to Public Relations67
    FINA2210ERisk Management67
    MKTG4190ESupply Chain Management67

    Credits sum:

    72

    Accounting -

    CodeSubjectECTSSemester
    FINA2211EBasics of Insurance65
    ACCT3216EFinancial Accounting (Intermediate Level)65
    FINA2212EIntroduction to Banking65
    FINA4115ECorporative Finances (intermediate)66
    INFO3212EDecision Modeling in MS Excel66
    FINA3220EFundamentals of the Investment66
    ACCT4230EThe Principles of Audit66
    ACCT4212EInternational Standards of Financial Accounting67
    FINA2210ERisk Management67
    FINA4260ETrading on financial Markets67

    Credits sum:

    60









    Matrix Of Privequisites


    Point GPA The university assessment   The general assessment in Georgia
    97-100 4,00 A+ A Excellent
    94-96 3,75 A
    91-93 3,50 A-
    87-90 3,25 B+   Very good
    84-86 3,00 B B
    81-83 2,75 B-  
    77-80 2,50 C+   C good
    74-76 2,25 C
    71-73 2,00 C-
    67-70 1,75 D+   D Satisfactory
    64-66 1,50 D
    61-63 1,25 D-
    51-60 1,00 E E Sufficient
    Not passed
    41-50   FX FX Insufficient
    <40   F F Failed



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