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California Southern Unviersity – Welcome to Hoang Nghiep Training and Consulting http://en.hoangnghiep.com Tue, 28 Mar 2017 16:42:33 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.6.10 CALSOUTHERN’S Unique Approach to Online Education http://en.hoangnghiep.com/?p=840 Sun, 16 May 2010 10:16:33 +0000 http://en.hoangnghiep.com/?p=840 LEARN MORE ABOUT CALSOUTHERN’S UNIQUE APPROACH TO ONLINE EDUCATION

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California Southern University accepts students on a continuous enrollment basis. Students may submit applications for admission throughout the entire calendar year. When an applicant is accepted, a degree plan will be prepared listing the academic requirements necessary for completion. After admission is finalized, elective courses will be selected and course materials will be made available. Academic Advisors guide every student through the program.Our students are individually advised and counseled through contact with their Faculty Mentor. Students are guided in an orderly manner toward achieving their educational goals in the shortest time possible. While students are ultimately responsible for their own academic journeys, contact with their Faculty Mentors and Academic Advisor will ensure the utmost success.

The focus of active self-learning is to encourage our students to practice newly acquired knowledge in their current careers. Our Faculty Mentors are valuable resources and facilitators in this process. Students demonstrate a mastery of the course material and its personal relevance by completing assignments, term papers and examinations as required. Courses can be completed in 8 or 16 weeks, depending on the degree program.

Students with different learning needs and styles are accommodated in various ways through our outstanding educational process. Our online learning system cultivates active self-learning to promote effective study habits and to help students become more involved in their academic planning. Our students enjoy this unique learning process while they obtain the education necessary to advance in their professions.The goal of California Southern University is to promote an environment of active self-learning with the assistance of Faculty Mentors. As a student, you will be required to obtain a comprehensive set of materials and resources for each course, including a course syllabus, textbooks, and reference materials. Each student has access to the library, and is provided with a Faculty Mentor. As you advance in the course, your Faculty Mentor provides guidance, answers questions, and evaluates your academic performance.

Our academic programs are designed to cultivate lifelong learning patterns which provides for long term career success. Each course you take will focus on specific learning objectives. Your course syllabus will articulate the essential educational requirements, and your Faculty Mentor will be there every step of the way to help you complete the course outcomes.

ONE-ON-ONE FACULTY MENTORING CalSouthern’s Faculty Mentors are experts in successful distance learning methods and encourage each student’s active participation. With personalized one-on-one guidance, our Faculty Mentors understand individual’s learning style and needs. Whether you have questions regarding course material or a certain assignment, your Faculty Mentor collaborates with you every step of the way to ensure your success.At CalSouthern, we choose only the best for our students. Our Faculty Mentors are leaders in business, industry, education, and healthcare professions. Each has been selected for his or her professional expertise, real-world experience, and academic achievements. Through their phenomenal credentials, our Faculty Mentors are able to engage our adult students in active self-learning through our online collaboration environment.

If you are new to the idea of online education, chances are that you may not be sure if online learning is right for you. However, for ambitious and motivated students worldwide, it is the best possible way to complete a degree.Our students quickly become accustomed to the online university environment with CalSouthern. Our distance learning program is much more effective than the correspondence school systems of the past. We are confident in our superiority because we offer:

  • The flexibility to access source material and complete assignments at the convenience on your own schedule.
  • The encouragement and support from Faculty Mentors who provide one-on-one instruction and learning assistance.
  • Online communication with other students to collaborate and discuss the material.
  • Online tools such as the CalSouthern’s Library, which provide our students with reference advice and instruction on conducting research.
  • The opportunity to enhance your written communication skills by shifting the focus from speaking in a traditional classroom, to an online environment based on writing.
  • Personalized, individual attention from the administrative staff and the Faculty Mentors throughout your entire program.

Online distance learning at CalSouthern offers the motivated adult student two key benefits – freedom and convenience. You have the freedom to choose which program you want to pursue, which courses to take, and when you study. You have the convenience to learn at night or on the weekend, and whether you stay in your home, office, or go to a café. In addition, students at CalSouthern are able to explore the many courses that we offer which may help to advance their careers, or simply for their own personal interests.

In a traditional classroom, many students may feel like they are one of hundreds of faces, only a paper for their professor to grade. At CalSouthern, our Faculty Mentors make it a priority to make sure each student receives individualized attention and provide a valuable learning experience for all. Our Mentors understand the complexities of an online classroom and enjoy the rewarding challenge of teaching in an environment that enhances your educational experience.

As an enrolled student, you will have free access to the following subscription databases.

School of Behavioral Sciences
  • PsycARTICLES – American Psychological Association (APA) database
  • PsycEXTRA – American Psychological Association (APA) database
  • ProQuest Psychology Journals Database
  • PsychiatryOnline – Full-text access to the DSM-IV manuals and American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. journals and textbooks
  • Psychology and Behavioral Sciences Collection Database
  • Encyclopedia of Counseling: Master Review and Tutorial for the National Counselor Examination, State Counseling Exams, and the Counselor Preparation Comprehensive Examination
  • ProQuest Dissertations and Theses – Access to over 1 million full text dissertations
  • Nursing & Allied Health Source
  • ProQuest Family Health
  • ProQuest Health and Medical Complete
  • ProQuest Social Science Journals
School of Business
  • Safari Business Books Online – Includes 1,349 professional full-text business eBooks
  • ABI/INFORM Dateline – Contains local and regional business news coverage
  • ABI/INFORM Trade & Industry – Access more than 1200 business periodicals and newsletters
  • ABI/INFORM Global – Access nearly 3000 worldwide business periodicals
  • Entrepreneurship Collection – Content ranges from the scholarly – including videos, business cases, working papers and conference proceedings – to a full toolkit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans, and tips from successful entrepreneurs
  • Green File – Environmental topics and green technology articles
  • MergentOnline – A premier company profile database
  • ProQuest Dissertations and Theses – Access to over 1 million full text dissertations
  • Accounting & Tax
  • Asian Business and Reference
  • Banking Information Source
  • Canadian Business & Current Affairs Complete
  • Criminal Justice Periodicals
  • Hoover’s Company Records
  • OxResearch
  • ProQuest Newsstand – Full text of 300+ U.S. and international newspapers
  • Snapshots Series Market Reports
School of Law
  • LexisNexis
  • WestLaw
  • CALI – Center for Computer Assisted Legal Instruction
  • ProQuest Dissertations and Theses – Access to over 1 million full text dissertations
  • Plus access to all University subscription databases.

Textbooks can be purchased from both traditional and online book suppliers.For your convenience, MBS Direct is committed to providing textbooks for CalSouthern students. Please visit the online bookstore by clinking on the link below.

California Southern University MBS Direct Online Bookstore.

Through MBS Direct, you can:

  • Easily purchase course textbooks by entering your Course ID Number
  • Save up to 25% on a large selection of used books
  • Save up to 40% on over 7,000 eBooks
  • Return books within 14 days for a full refund

Additional resources available for the students in the Schools of Law:

America’s Legal Bookstores

The Law Bookstore

TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS Electronic communication is the preferred method of communication for students, faculty and staff. In order to take advantage of this technology, it is required that learners, faculty and staff acquire and maintain e-mail access with the capability to send and receive attached filesCalSouthern recommends the following hardware requirements:

  • A high speed internet connection.
  • A computer running Windows XP or MAC 10.X or later versions.
  • A webcam with 640 x 480 pixel video resolution.
  • Audio capabilities, either through the webcam or through a stand alone microphone (most webcams come with a built in microphone).
  • Speakers must be connected to the computer and working.

Click here to test the internet speed of your computer.

Click here to check your computer for video conferencing capability.

DBA Program of California Southern University http://en.hoangnghiep.com/?p=838 Sun, 16 May 2010 10:10:05 +0000 http://en.hoangnghiep.com/?p=838 DBA – Doctor of Business Administration

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The Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) program transforms mature learners into leaders. Doctoral candidates learn the most advanced decision-making techniques, while also developing the research and writing skills that accompany high-level responsibility in the academic and business environments. Business executives must be able to perform in a dynamic environment where market expansion is global, where competition presents ever changing decision making frames, and change is the norm. Excellence in leadership, strategic management, and organizational change management are essential to develop effective corporate executives and hence organizational viability.

Objectives of the Doctor of Business Administration Degree are:

  • To encourage the learner to think innovatively by providing an opportunity to integrate theory and practice in decision making that can be utilized in complex organizational environments.
  • To provide learners with a foundation for scholarship and systematic inquiry in order to advance business theory and practice.
  • To enable learners to evaluate the efficacy of recently developed applications in business.
  • To encourage learners in the application of theoretical knowledge to contemporary business problems.
  • To conduct and interpret appropriate research in the field of business and apply the results of this research.
  • To enable learners to integrate behavioral, political, operational, environmental, and global elements to enhance strategy formulation to optimize strategic management for organizational effectiveness.
  • To provide learners with the skills necessary to analyze and evaluate internal and external environmental influences on organizations in order to develop strategic plans for the management of change and development.
  • To encourage the development and application of skills in a broad range of investigative methods, including qualitative methods focused in economic and ethnographic disciplines, and quantitative methods focused in statistical and business disciplines.
  • To demonstrate ethical behavior in regard to information and information technology.


Admission to the doctoral programs requires a Master Degree or its equivalent in the field of study or related field from an appropriately accredited institution. The DBA requires a total of 60 graduate semester credits beyond the Master Degree If coursework is not in the discipline of the degree being sought or if graduate credits have not been completed prior to enrollment, additional graduate level fundamental courses may be required. To enable the evaluation of prior college work, official transcripts must be provided to the University.


The DBA degree requires a total of 60 graduate semester credits beyond a Masters degree and satisfaction of the following criteria:

  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (B) or higher.
  • Official transcripts on file for the Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent and Master’s degree.
  • All financial obligations with the University are satisfied.
  • The program of study must be completed in no less than two years nor more than ten years from the initial date of enrollment.



DBA – Doctor of Business Administration
Business Courses
Required 1st Year Courses
ACT 7515 Financial Statement Analysis | 3 Credits

ECO 7501 Managerial Economics | 3 Credits

MGT 7500 Organizational Development and Design | 3 Credits

MGT 7525 Leadership, Ethics and Corporate Governance | 3 Credits

MIS 7510 Technology Concepts for Managers | 3 Credits

MKT 7505 Consumer Behavior, Theory and Analysis | 3 Credits

Qualifying Exam
BUS 7799 Doctoral Qualifying Examination | 0 Credits

Required 2nd Year Courses
ACT 7530 Management Finance and Control | 3 Credits

BUS 7300 Advanced Measurement and Statistics for Business | 3 Credits

BUS 7305 Ethnography of Corporate Culture | 3 Credits

IB 7516 Global Business Strategic Management | 3 Credits

MGT 7515 Information, Organization and Strategy | 3 Credits

MGT 7520 Business Research Methods | 3 Credits

Required 3rd Year Courses
MGT 7540 Quantitative Research Methods | 3 Credits

MGT 7545 Managing, Organizing & Negotiating for Value | 3 Credits

MKT 7515 Coordinating and Managing Supply Chains | 3 Credits

Comprehensive Exam
BUS 7805 Comprehensive Exam | 1 Credits

Doctoral Project
MGT 7997 Doctoral Project I | 6 Credits

MGT 7998 Doctoral Project II | 6 Credits

MGT 7999 Doctoral Project III | 2 Credits

MBA Program of California Southern University http://en.hoangnghiep.com/?p=834 Sun, 16 May 2010 09:58:47 +0000 http://en.hoangnghiep.com/?p=834 MBA – Master of Business Administration

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The Master of Business Administration (MBA) program provides a broad view of organizational performance from the general management perspective. It offers an innovative curriculum to develop skills needed for effective leadership and management. Learners may select a concentration in Management, Accounting and Financial Management, Human Resources Management, Project Management or International Business. Or, the learner may design a program that is based on prior education and work experience, career goals and individual needs.

California Southern University’s intensive curriculum provides the essential management skills to succeed in any career. Our curriculum focuses on leadership, communication, fundamentals of business and analytical skills.


The Objectives of the Master of Business Administration Degree Are:

  • To provide the MBA learner with the modern advanced theories and concepts related to a dynamic business environment.
  • To promote the incorporation of practical business experience with formal academic learning so that shared experiences can create integrated learning.
  • To foster growth in intellectual accomplishment and an opportunity to develop an executive level perspective on business practices.
  • To provide graduate-level knowledge and skills in the application of current technology for use in research, critical thinking, and problem-solving to collect, analyze, and evaluate business data to arrive at professional conclusions.
  • To encourage learners to develop the ability to use quantitative and qualitative tools to identify and address business problems and opportunities.
  • To encourage learners to gain an appreciation of ethical principles and its application to the business environment.
  • To provide students with the opportunity to develop a global perspective on business operations and to understand how diversity can impact business decisions.
  • To promote the development a high level of proficiency in written and oral communications that support and enhance managerial effectiveness.
  • To encourage the stimulation of the student’s intellectual curiosity and develop their innovative spirit to prepare students for future middle and upper management positions in business, nonprofit, and government organizations both domestic and global.

Admission to the Master’s degree programs requires a Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent completed at an appropriately accredited institution. The MBA degree requires 36 graduate semester credits completed beyond the Bachelor’s degree.

The University may accept a maximum of 6 graduate semester credits in transfer toward the MBA degree for graduate course work completed at an appropriately accredited institution. Credit earned in graduate courses for which a grade of “B” or higher was earned will be considered for transfer. To enable the evaluation of prior college work, official transcripts must be provided to the University.


The MBA degree requires a total of 36 graduate semester credits and satisfaction of the following criteria:

  • Cumulative grade point average of 3.0 (B) or higher.
  • Official transcripts on file for graduate transfer units accepted by the University and for the Bachelor’s degree or its equivalent.
  • All financial obligations to the University paid in full.



MBA – Master of Business Administration
Business Courses
Required Core Courses
MGT 6512 Managerial Accounting for Decision Making | 3 Credits

ECO 6501 Economics for Organizational Management | 3 Credits

MGT 6500 Business Organization and Management | 3 Credits

MGT 6519 Ethics in Business | 3 Credits

MGT 6529 Project Management | 3 Credits

MIS 6510 Applied Data Analysis | 3 Credits

MKT 6502 Marketing Management | 3 Credits

Business Electives
Financial Management
FIN 7513 Investment Management | 3 Credits

FIN 7514 Financial Institutions | 3 Credits

FIN 6505 Corporate Finance | 3 Credits

FIN 7516 Capital Markets | 3 Credits

ACT 6515 Taxes and Business Strategy | 3 Credits

Human Resources Management
HRM 7501 Organizational Staffing Practices | 3 Credits

HRM 7502 Compensation Issues in Human Resources Management | 3 Credits

HRM 7503 Labor Relations | 3 Credits

HRM 7504 Supervisory Concepts and Practices | 3 Credits

HRM 7505 Effective Training and e-Learning | 3 Credits

HRM 6503 Human Resources Management | 3 Credits

International Business
IB 7512 International Economics | 3 Credits

IB 7513 International Marketing | 3 Credits

IB 7514 Cultural Environment of International Business | 3 Credits

IB 7517 International Business Law | 3 Credits

IB 7518 International Financial Management | 3 Credits

MGT 6506 Organizational Behavior | 3 Credits

MGT 6507 Strategic Management | 3 Credits

MGT 6535 Management of Change | 3 Credits

MGT 6536 Cross Cultural Management | 3 Credits

MGT 6537 Management of Information Systems for Managers | 3 Credits

MGT 6575 Current Topics in Management | 3 Credits

MGT 6510 Statistical Analysis | 3 Credits

Project Management
PM 6900 Project Management Concepts and Essentials | 3 Credits

PM 6901 Project Management Strategic Design | 3 Credits

PM 6902 Project Management Organization | 3 Credits

PM 6903 Project Management Integration | 3 Credits

PM 6910 Project Management Capstone | 3 Credits