Department Chair: Frank Aguilera

Core Courses: 

  1. MGT 503 Organizational Leadership Theories

  2. FIN 534 Financial and Economic Analysis

  3. MIS 527 Technology and Operations Management: Creating Value; OR BUA 500 Principles of Business Analytics (Required for Business Analytics, and Financial Analysis and Risk Management Concentrations, instead of MIS 527)

BIO: Dr. Frank Aguilera is a senior engineer at NASA. His 40 plus year career has included positions in private industry and the Department of Defense. His varied assignments have been as a researcher for technology developments and as manager of various state-of-the-art technologies and aircraft developments. Early in his career, he worked in wind tunnel and flight test experiments of various advanced aircraft. In his mid-career, he conducted operational testing of GPS receivers during initial constellation deployment. And he managed the development of an experimental aircraft. Most recently he has been involved in drone developments and associated autonomy research. One of his responsibilities at NASA includes overseeing aircraft airworthiness and flight safety. Dr. Aguilera has been teaching at ITU for several years in both the DBA and MBA programs. Dr. Aguilera is a member of the following professional associations, the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA) and the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE).