Robert Robertson, Ph.D.

Dr. Robertson Robert Robertson, Ph.D.

Dean, Akio Morita School of Business

Dr. Robert Robertson holds a Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan School of Management Executive Certificate in Innovation and Strategy, Ph.D. in Management and Organization (Stirling University, Scotland); Post-Doctoral Professional Certificate, International Business and Leadership (Argosy University); Post Graduate Diploma in International Management-China (University of London); Master of Studies in Law (Vermont Law School); Master of Public Administration (Dalhousie University, Canada); a Master of Arts (Eastern Kentucky University) and a Bachelor of Science (East Tennesse...

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Kwok Shum, Ph.D.

Kwok Shum, Ph.D.Kwok Shum, Ph.D.

Associate Dean, Akio Morita School of Business
Director, Kisho Kurokawa Green Institute
Professor

After earning a Stanford University Master of Science in Engineering degree, Dr. Kwok Shum received his Ph.D. in Management of Technology from the Tokyo Institute of Technology. Dr. Shum’s research and teaching interests lie in new technologies, renewable energy industry and deployment, the business of renewable energy and clean technologies. Dr. Shum has taught at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and conducted workshops for the Clinton Foundation’s C40 Large Cities Climate Summit, Tokyo Institute of Technology and Hong Kong Baptist University. He has served as a Reviewer for...

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Andrew E. Honeycutt, DBA

Andrew E. Honeycutt, DBA Andrew E. Honeycutt, DBA

President, Anaheim University
Professor

Dr. Andrew E. Honeycutt, President of Anaheim University, is the recipient of a Harvard University Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree in Marketing and a Boston University Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree in Organizational Behavior. Dr. Honeycutt has served as Dean of the College of Business and Technology of Argosy University Atlanta, Distinguished Fellow in Business Management at Shorter University, Vice Chairman of Edgenics, Inc. and Senior Partner of the Center fo...

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William Hartley Ph.D.

William Hartley, Ph.D.William Hartley, Ph.D.

President Emeritus
Professor

Holding a bachelor's degree, three master's degrees, and a Ph.D. from the University of Colorado, University of California at Berkeley and University of Wisconsin respectively, Dr. Hartley's background is a combination of education, private sector work, teaching and consulting. Dr. Hartley has had a variety of jobs from administrative manager of the R&D division of a Fortune 500 company to the executive training program of Ford Motor Company in Detroit, Michigan, as well as owning and operating an art gallery for a period of 12 years. In addition to many years teaching at the undergradu...

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Caryn Callahan, Ph.D.

Caryn Callahan, Ph.D.Caryn Callahan, Ph.D.

Senior Professor

Holding a Harvard University Ph.D. in East Asian Languages in Civilizations with a specialization in Japan and an MBA specializing in Finance-Accounting from the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA), Dr. Caryn Callahan is a former Vice President and International Equity Analyst for Merrill Lynch Japan as well as Financial Analyst for W.R. Grace & Co.. A professor of Anaheim University's Akio Morita School of Business, Dr. Callahan has also taught courses in Corporate Finance, International Business, Organizational Behavior, and Management at Chaminade University in Hawaii. Dr. Ca...

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Carlos Aquino, Ph.D.

Dr. Carlos AquinoDr. Carlos Aquino

Professor

Holding a George Washington University MS in Structural Engineering and a University of Sao Paolo Ph.D. in Sciences and Technology, Dr. Carlos Tasso Eira De Aquino is an accomplished senior executive and educator combining over 25 years of experience in leadership and scholarship in Business, Education, IT, and Engineering. In his executive career, he has been strategically building, managing and guiding diverse teams to solve complex, systemic problems. As an educator, he has taught, developed and supervised, and published relevant research and scholarship. In that area, he is adept at dev...

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Michael Aubry, DBA

Dr. Michael AubryMichael Aubry, DBA

Professor

Holding a Doctor of Business Administration with a specialization in International Marketing from Alliant International University, an MBA from National University and a Bachelor of Science degree from San Diego State University, Dr. Michael Aubry has held a number of accounting positions and has taught accounting, entrepreneurship, economics, management and business-related courses. He has also served on the Business Education Statewide Advisory Committee for the Academic Senate for California Community Colleges, and the State of California’s Business Industry Collaborative.

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Bari Courts, Ph.D.

Dr. Bari Courts Dr. Bari Courts

Professor

Dr. Bari Courts holds an MBA in Management from the University of Cincinnati and a Ph.D. in Organizational Management from Capella University. He has spent time in the insurance industry and  held the position of project manager for a major ERP software implementation. Dr. Courts has enjoyed teaching abroad, especially various courses in International Business, including e-Commerce, Economics, Management, Organizational Behavior, Research Methodology, and Statistics. Locally Dr. Courts is also a business owner of a small self-storage business in Cincinnati.

 

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Robert Diotalevi, J.D.

Dr. Robert DiotaleviRobert Diotalevi, J.D.

Professor

Dr. Robert Diotalevi, Esq., LL.M., is serving in his 17th year as Associate Professor of Legal Studies at Florida Gulf Coast University in Fort Myers, Florida. He was the founding Legal Studies Program coordinator. He has been a lawyer for 33 years as a member of the Massachusetts and Florida bars. He possesses 4 degrees and has been internationally published with over 80 manuscripts in print. In 2009 Dr. Diotalevi had a book published by Cengage. It is entitled “The Florida Paralegal.” As an academician since 1985 he has instructed over 400 courses. Dr. Diotalevi was a professional broadca...

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Howard Frederick, Ph.D.

Dr. Howard FrederickDr. Howard Frederick

Professor

After earning his bachelors degree at Stanford University, Dr. Howard Fredrick received his master's degree from San Francisco State University and his Ph.D. in International Economics and Relations from The American University. A recognized multilingual authority in the fields of business entrepreneurship and innovation, economic development, new technologies and sustainability, Prof. Frederick researches and teaches entrepreneurship, incubation, social development, climate change entrepreneurship, and strategy at Plymouth State University. He is the author of 197 journal articles and book...

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Mariah Jeffery, Ph.D., CSCP

Dr. Mariah JeffreyMariah Jeffery, Ph.D.

Professor

Dr. Mariah Jeffery holds a Ph.D. in Operations Research and a Master of Science in Industrial Engineering from the University of Central Florida, and is an APICS Certified Supply Chain Practitioner. She has extensive industry experience, consulting on supply chain management and data analytics for Fortune 500 clients, including IBM, Coca-Cola, General Motors, and the United States Postal Service. Dr. Jeffery has expertise in decision analysis, inventory management, predictive analytics, supply chain management and design, logistics, data analytics, operational research and forecasting, stat...

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Craig Mayberry, Ph.D.

Dr. Craig MayberryCraig Mayberry, Ph.D.

Craig Mayberry holds a Ph.D. in Resource Management and Environmental Studies from the University of British Columbia, and an MBA and bachelor degree in Economics from Brigham Young University.  He spent 9 years working in the corporate finance departments of Chrysler Corporation and Intel Corporation.  His dissertation research was on social entrepreneurship and the relationship between entrepreneurial orientation, leadership and performance of non-profit organizations.  He has been teaching for the past 12 years in entrepreneurship, social entrepreneurship, management, and corporate socia...

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Tamara Myatt, Ph.D.

Dr. Tamara Myatt
Tamara Myatt, Ph.D.

Professor

Holding a Ph.D. and Masters in Human and Organizational Systems from Fielding Graduate University, Tamara Myatt has spent more than a decade transforming the professional and educational lives of young and disadvantaged people in some of the poorest and most dangerous regions of the world, championing the causes of women, and orchestrating locally and globally scaled initiatives in the business sphere. The specialized focus of her Ph.D. in Human and Organizational Development was in in women’s entrepreneurship in regions of war. She is currently pursuing advanced studies/research in entrepr...

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Patricia Ray, J.D.

Patricia Ray, J.D.Patricia Ray, J.D.

Professor

An international educator and business lawyer, Dr. Patricia Ray received two law degrees: a Juris Doctor from Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and the LLM from the National University of Singapore, as well as a Master of Arts degree in Economics from the University of Pittsburgh and a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University. Dr. Ray has worked as a lawyer for the U.S. International Trade Commission litigating international trade claims and later worked as a private corporate lawyer in New York City and Dallas Texas. From 1991 to 1998, Dr. ...

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Stavros Sindakis, Ph.D.

Dr. Stavros SindakisDr. Stavros Sindakis

Professor

With both a Ph.D. and MBA in Strategy, Enterprise & Innovation from the University of Portsmouth, Dr. Stavros Sindakis has made significant contributions to these fields through his research and publications on entrepreneurship and business innovation including his books Entrepreneurial Rise in Southeast Asia, and Analytics, Innovation and Excellence-Driven Enterprise Sustainability, with his third in progress. Dr. Stavros Sindakis is an educator, advisor, mentor and innovator in the fields of business innovation, management, entrepreneurship, and service design and development. As an educator, he has taught in several different countries at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels and held a variety of advisory and mentoring positions for students and faculty at numerous schools including the Institute of Enterprise and Entrepreneurs and Laureate Online Education. 

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Barbara Son, Ph.D.

Barbara Son, Ph.D.Barbara Son, Ph.D.

Professor

Holding a Ph.D. in Urban Business Economics from Portland State University, and a Masters in Urban Affairs with a concentration in Technology, Business, Economics and Public Administration from Boston University, Dr. Barbara Son is well-experienced in the field of online education and has held faculty positions at California State University, Los Angeles, University of Sarasota/Argosy University, National University and DeVry University, as well as served as a site reviewer for the California Bureau for Private Post-Secondary and Vocational Education. Professor Barbara Son has taught online...

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Michael Sutton, Ph.D.

Dr. Michael SuttonMichael Sutton, Ph.D.

Professor

Holding a Ph.D. from McGill University and a Bachelors in Management Sciences from the University of Waterloo, Dr. Michael Sutton has been recognized with numerous academic awards, including Westminster College's Faculty & Staff Peer Award, the Gore School of Business - Excellence in Scholarship, and Kent State University's Assoc. Provost, Faculty Affairs & Curriculum - Teaching Excellence. He is widely published in both the academic and practitioner community and has been invited to judge numerous International Game Competitions because of his specialty in experiential and game-bas...

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John Wang, Ph.D.

John Wang, Ph.D.John Wang, Ph.D.

Professor

Dr. John Wang received a scholarship award to completed his Ph.D. in Business Administration at Temple University in 1990, after earning his M.S. in Systems Engineering from Harbin Institute of Technology. In addition to serving as a professor in the Anaheim University Akio Morita School of Business, Dr. John Wang is a professor in the Department of Information and Decision Sciences at Montclair State University. Dr. Wang received his tenure in 1997 and was promoted to full professor in 2000. Professor Wang has published over 100 refereed papers and six books. He has served as session chair...

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Sara Willox, Ph.D.

Dr. Garski Dr. Sara Willox

Professor

Dr. Sara Willox has earned an MLA degree in Sustainability from Harvard University, an MBA from Upper Iowa University and a Ph.D. in Organization and Management from Capella University. She also completed two BS degrees from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Dr. Willox has been teaching online courses and face to face courses in business, leadership, and psychology since 2010, and served as the department chair in business and technology for Edgewood High School. She publishes and presents at professional and academic conferences. Dr. Willox has professional experience in nonprofit manag...

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Jim Carland, Ph.D.

Jim Carland Dr. Jim Carland

Carland Entrepreneurship Institute Director Emeritus

Dr. Jim Carland holds a Ph.D. in Management Policy and Systems from the University of Georgia as well as an MBA from Western Carolina University. He has held Certified Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA) and Certified Valuation Analyst (CVA) qualifications. He has published more than 70 articles in scholarly journals, 200 articles in conference proceedings, and a dozen books. He is among the best known scholars in the entrepreneurship discipline in the world, and in the surest form of scholarly recognition, a current Google Scholar search will reveal more than 3,5...

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JoAnn Carland, Ph.D. (1946-2013)

JoAnn CarlandJoAnn Carland, Ph.D.

Carland Entrepreneurship Institute Director Emeritus

Dr. JoAnn Carland was a writer, entrepreneur, scholar and educator. She earned a Ph.D. in Educational Psychology with a concentration in Computer Systems from the University of Georgia, and an M.Ed. from Western Carolina University. Her writing career produced more than a dozen books and 200 articles, as well as five novels. In a 1997 article by Ratnatunga and Romano, she was noted as one of the most frequently cited authors in the world in leading entrepreneurship journals during the period 1975 through 1992. Using what she learned in the field, she had a great deal of success in entrepren...

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"Studying online is way too underrated. It can be efficient and productive in so many ways that traditional universities cannot keep up with. It was definitely worth the experience."- International MBA Graduate Thanh-Phong Huynh

 

In the Anaheim University Akio Morita School of Business Online International Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree program, you will take 12 courses: six core courses, four specialized courses in international business (including the required International Business Capstone Course at the end of your program), and two elective courses in sustainable management and entrepreneurship.

Courses are taught in an accelerated semester format. Each term is 6 weeks in length, and you may enroll in new courses every 6 weeks. You have the option of enrolling in 1 course, several courses, or the entire MBA program. Students completing the 12 courses will be conferred the Master of Business Administration degree by Anaheim University.

 

3 units

Core Courses*
BUS 510 International Economics 3 units
BUS 520 International Human Resource Mgmt 3 units
BUS 530 International Accounting 3 units
BUS 540 International Marketing 3 units
BUS 550 International Management 3 units
BUS 560 International Finance 3 units
Specialized Courses (choose 3 of 4, plus the required International Business Capstone course)
BUS 570 Intercultural Communications 3 units
BUS 575 Supply Chain Management 3 units
BUS 542 International Business Law 3 units
BUS 572 Seminar in International Business 3 units
BUS 610 International Business Capstone Course 3 units
Elective Course (Choose 1 Sustainable Management course)
BUS 535 Triple Bottom Line Accountability and Management 3 units
BUS 545 Green Marketing and Environmental Product Design / Recycling 3 units
BUS 555 Corporate Social Responsibility and Ethics 3 units
BUS 565 Sustainable Enterprise Development and Leadership 3 units
Elective Course (Choose 1 Entrepreneurship course)
ENT 500 Entrepreneurial Innovation 3 units
ENT 540 Entrepreneurial Forecasting and Planning 3 units
ENT 560 Intellectual Property 3 units
ENT 580 Entrepreneurial Strategy 3 units
  TOTAL UNITS 36 units

MBA Graduate Don WangAnaheim University has good lecturers and the program structure is great. All the faculty are of course very knowledgeable, but what's more, they are supportive of the students and often go out of their way to help when needed. There are lots of world-class professors. One of Anaheim University's slogans that I like very much is "Students first. Always." And what’s more, there is a bonus that comes with studying at Anaheim University which is the community of other students. It is a very learner-centered environment at Anaheim University.” - JCU SHANGHAI (Ebara-Udylite Co., Ltd.) General Manager Haoyang (Don) Wang

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About the Online International MBA

By completing 12 courses (6 core courses in business administration, 4 specialized courses in international business, including a final capstone course at the end of the program, and 2 elective courses in sustainable management and entrepreneurship), you can earn an international MBA online in 18 months.

  • Enroll in 1 course, several courses, or complete the entire Online MBA program in approximately 18 months
  • Complete all 12 courses and earn your International Master of Business Administration degree through the Anaheim University Akio Morita School of Business.
  • Each term is 6 weeks in length, and you may enroll in new courses every 6 weeks.
  • During each 6-week term you will be evaluated on your participation in the daily online discussion forum, 2 x 90 minute live online webcam seminars, an Internet Research Assignment, a team project, and a final individual project
    • Through the Online Discussion Forum, discuss questions regarding your readings with your professor and fellow students around the world in your free time
    • At the end of the 2nd and 5th weeks, join two live 90-minute online webcam seminars
    • Develop valuable teamwork skills through a collaborative team project
  • The final course of the MBA in International Business program is the International Business capstone, which serves as the culmination of the program. For this capstone requirement, MBA students will conduct a detailed case study based on a real-world challenge.
  • Discussion questions and assignments can be tailored to your personal project or work situation
  • What you learn today can be used in your job tomorrow

MBA Graduate Eric Duchment "The online solution was perfect for me. Anaheim University provides the benefit of bringing in high-end faculty even though you may be located in a remote area and for a very reasonable tuition fee. I like to model systems and their functional mechanisms. The MBA helped me to model the organization and put relations in all parts. This is very effective when it comes to optimizing the organization itself and all its processes.” – Hachette Collections Japan President Eric

 

MBA in International Business Course Schedule 2020

Live online webcam seminars are 120 minutes; the first hour is led by an expert speaker and the final hour is for professor-led discussion. All times are California/Pacific Time. Please note the schedule is subject to change.

Graduate Certificate students choose any 3 out of the 10 courses offered in the International Business program.

Term Term Dates Courses Offered Live Online Webcam Seminar Dates
1 January 6 -
Feb 16, 2020
BUS 560 International Finance Fridays TBA
February 17 -
March 29, 2020
BUS 520 International Human Resources Management Fridays TBA
April 5 -
May 17, 2020
BUS 535 Triple Bottom Line Accountability and Management<a? Fridays TBA 
May 18 -
June 28, 2020
BUS 570 Intercultural Communications Fridays TBA 
June 29 -
August 9, 2020
BUS 540 International Marketing
ENT 540 Entrepreneurial Forecasting and Planning
Fridays TBA 
August 10 -
September 20, 2020
BUS 565 Sustainable Enterprise Development and Leadership
BUS 610 International Business Capstone
Fridays TBA
September 21 -
November 1, 2020
BUS 550 International Management Fridays TBA 
November 2 -
December 13, 2020
BUS 520 International Human Resource Management TBA  

All online class times are California/Pacific Time. Please note that California observes Daylight Savings Time each year from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November.

An application for a International MBA must include the following:

    • Application form
    • Application fee ($75)
    • One recent color photograph (digital is okay)
    • A scan of a current, government-issued photo ID
    • Current resume
    • Official undergraduate transcripts from an accredited institution recognized by the US Department of Education and/or CHEA, or by the government of the country in which the degree was awarded, in a sealed envelope from the awarding institution with an overall GPA of no less than 3.0 on a 4.0 scale, or equivalent from non-USA Institutions. 
      ( Note:  If the university does not routinely issue transcripts in English, original language records must be submitted with official English translations. We will accept translations issued by the university or by the following professional translation services: Accredited Language Services; Berlitz; Liaison Linguistics; Josef Silny & Associates; American Evaluation & Translation Services (AETS); and Education Evaluators International. Translations must be exact and complete versions of the original records.)

 

Non-native English speakers must demonstrate college-level proficiency in one of the following ways:

  • Degree from an accredited institution where English is the primary language of instruction.
  • Transcript from an accredited institution indicating completion of at least 30 semester hours of credit where the language of instruction was English (“B” average)
  • Transcript from an accredited institution indicating a “B” or higher in an English composition class.
  • A minimum TOEFL score of 530 PBT / 197 CBT/ 71 iBT.
  • A minimum TOEIC score of 800.
  • A minimum IELTS score of 6.5.
  • A minimum PTE (Pearson Test of English Academic Score Report) of 50.
  • A minimum BULATS Level 3 (60), accepted only for Cultura Inglesa in Brazil.
  • A minimum grade of Level 3 on the ACT COMPASS’s English as a Second Language Placement Test.
  • A minimum grade of Pre-1 on the Eiken English Proficiency Exam.
  • A minimum B2 English proficiency level identified within the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) Standards and assessed through various ESOL examinations, including the University of Cambridge.

Once your application materials have been approved, you will need to submit an Enrollment Agreement and tuition payment to complete the enrollment process.

Internet Access: All students are required to have access to a computer equipped with Internet access capabilities.

Entrance Examination: There is no entrance examination required for admission to Anaheim University.

Transfer Credits: Anaheim University will accept up to two graduate semester classes or 6 units awarded by another institution toward a Masters in Entrepreneurship; International MBA, Diploma or Certificate; and Sustainable Management MBA, Diploma or Certificate at Anaheim University. The entering student will be required to clearly demonstrate the equivalency of a transfer course through relevant documents (syllabus, catalog, course outline) and justify its acceptance through petition. No course will be considered for transfer with a grade lower than a “B” or its equivalent. Petitions are directed to the specific Dean for the affected program. There is a fee of $75 per course of credit transferred, and the overall program cost will be adjusted to reflect credit for the approved class(es). All petitions for transfer credit must be submitted as part of the student’s initial application to the University. Credits awarded as part of another degree will not be accepted for transfer.

Prior Experiential Credit: Anaheim University will not extend experiential credit to any student.

We currently do not accept students who reside in Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia, Indiana, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Montana, New York, Oregon, Pennsylvania, and Rhode Island due to regulatory matters. For more information, please call our Vice President of Administrative Affairs at 714-772-3330.