DBA | Doctor of Business Administration

The CalSouthern DBA Program: Online Doctoral Course Listing

Below, please find the online doctoral courses which comprise CalSouthern’s Doctor of Business Administration online degree program. The DBA program consists of an integrated sequence of doctorate courses and a doctoral project that encompasses 60 credits beyond a master’s degree.

Required First Year Courses

ACT 87515 Financial Statement Analysis

Credits : 3

This course shows how accounting information can be used properly. It introduces a basic understanding of generally accepted accounting principles with a traditional assumption of the accounting model. Topics include how accounting information is used for analysis and decision-making by comparing ratios, short and long-term debt paying ability, demand analysis and forecasting, capital budgeting and profitability.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify the economic characteristics of a particular industry and the strategies that a particular firm pursues to gain competitive advantage.
  • Comprehend the financial accounting/reporting principles underlying the financial statements (i.e., balance sheet, income statement, and the statement of cash flows and analyze the impact of GAAP on profitability and risk.
  • Analyze and interpret a company’s efficiency, financial condition, profitability, liquidity, solvency, and risk, etc., using vertical and horizontal common-size analysis, trend analysis, ration analysis, industry comparisons.
  • Examine how managers use financial information to guide decision making.
  • Apply general purpose financial statements and related data to derive estimates and develop inferences useful in business decisions.
  • Analyze a company’s financial statements and write-up a recommendation based on that analysis.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of you understanding of the course concepts.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
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Required Second Year Courses

ACT 87515 Financial Statement Analysis

Credits : 3

This course shows how accounting information can be used properly. It introduces a basic understanding of generally accepted accounting principles with a traditional assumption of the accounting model. Topics include how accounting information is used for analysis and decision-making by comparing ratios, short and long-term debt paying ability, demand analysis and forecasting, capital budgeting and profitability.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify the economic characteristics of a particular industry and the strategies that a particular firm pursues to gain competitive advantage.
  • Comprehend the financial accounting/reporting principles underlying the financial statements (i.e., balance sheet, income statement, and the statement of cash flows and analyze the impact of GAAP on profitability and risk.
  • Analyze and interpret a company’s efficiency, financial condition, profitability, liquidity, solvency, and risk, etc., using vertical and horizontal common-size analysis, trend analysis, ration analysis, industry comparisons.
  • Examine how managers use financial information to guide decision making.
  • Apply general purpose financial statements and related data to derive estimates and develop inferences useful in business decisions.
  • Analyze a company’s financial statements and write-up a recommendation based on that analysis.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of you understanding of the course concepts.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
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Required Third Year Courses

ACT 87515 Financial Statement Analysis

Credits : 3

This course shows how accounting information can be used properly. It introduces a basic understanding of generally accepted accounting principles with a traditional assumption of the accounting model. Topics include how accounting information is used for analysis and decision-making by comparing ratios, short and long-term debt paying ability, demand analysis and forecasting, capital budgeting and profitability.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify the economic characteristics of a particular industry and the strategies that a particular firm pursues to gain competitive advantage.
  • Comprehend the financial accounting/reporting principles underlying the financial statements (i.e., balance sheet, income statement, and the statement of cash flows and analyze the impact of GAAP on profitability and risk.
  • Analyze and interpret a company’s efficiency, financial condition, profitability, liquidity, solvency, and risk, etc., using vertical and horizontal common-size analysis, trend analysis, ration analysis, industry comparisons.
  • Examine how managers use financial information to guide decision making.
  • Apply general purpose financial statements and related data to derive estimates and develop inferences useful in business decisions.
  • Analyze a company’s financial statements and write-up a recommendation based on that analysis.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of you understanding of the course concepts.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
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Required Doctoral Project Courses

ACT 87515 Financial Statement Analysis

Credits : 3

This course shows how accounting information can be used properly. It introduces a basic understanding of generally accepted accounting principles with a traditional assumption of the accounting model. Topics include how accounting information is used for analysis and decision-making by comparing ratios, short and long-term debt paying ability, demand analysis and forecasting, capital budgeting and profitability.

Learning Outcomes:
  • Identify the economic characteristics of a particular industry and the strategies that a particular firm pursues to gain competitive advantage.
  • Comprehend the financial accounting/reporting principles underlying the financial statements (i.e., balance sheet, income statement, and the statement of cash flows and analyze the impact of GAAP on profitability and risk.
  • Analyze and interpret a company’s efficiency, financial condition, profitability, liquidity, solvency, and risk, etc., using vertical and horizontal common-size analysis, trend analysis, ration analysis, industry comparisons.
  • Examine how managers use financial information to guide decision making.
  • Apply general purpose financial statements and related data to derive estimates and develop inferences useful in business decisions.
  • Analyze a company’s financial statements and write-up a recommendation based on that analysis.
  • Demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.
  • Analyze and evaluate your overall comprehension of the course relative to a broad-based evaluation of you understanding of the course concepts.
  • Integrate the course concepts through interaction with other Learners and your Mentor.
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