Master of Business Administration

The Master of Business Administration

The purpose of the MBA program is to train highly capable professionals in business so they can deliver sustained value in organizations with an open mind to the world and without compromising ethics. The emphasis of the program is on value creation, ethics, innovation, and leadership. The intent of the university’s leadership is to create an environment that entices our students to achieve the best for themselves, their families, and their community.  We are training high potential business leaders who will be able to add value to organizations, grow, and take the highest responsibilities with confidence. Our graduates get confidences because of the depth and breadth of our MBA program. Our aim is to have this program become renowned worldwide.

Admission Requirements

  1. Applicants must have one of the following a bachelor degree or an equivalent from an accredited or an authorized university
  2. A resume (or a curriculum vitae) detailing work experiences, skills, and education
  3. An essay/letter describing the reasons why the candidate has decided to apply for admission into the program (one to two pages)
  4. Applicants who did not previously study in English must complete language requirements described in II.9.3 of this catalog by taking one of the following tests TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, Cambridge Exam, and CEFR.

Curriculum

Core of the MBA Program (36 credits)

FIN 701 Accounting for Managers (3 cr)

ECO 701 Economic for Managers (3 cr)

MGT 732 Organization behaviors: Leadership, Ethics, and Human Resources (3 cr)

FIN 703 Personal Finance and Investment (1 cr)

MGT 704 Negotiation (1 cr)

MGT 705 Managerial Communication (1 cr)

OSM 708 Operation Management (3 cr)

MIS 715 Management of Information Technologies and Systems (3 cr)

OSM 716 Quantitative and Qualitative Analyses for Business (3 cr)

FIN 707 Financial Management and Decision Making (3 cr)

MGT 710 Domestic and International Business Law (3 cr)

MKT 711 Marketing Management (3 cr)

MGT 713 Entrepreneurship: Starting New Ventures (3 cr)

MGT 718 Strategic Management (3 cr)

Electives

Students may select three to six electives and can claim any of the certification/concentration offered in the MBA program.  Students may take any other class within the core of the MBA program as elective.

Total: 45 to 54 Credits

 

Schedule for the Full-time Two-Year MBA

Year 1

Fall

Fall Term1

Accounting for Managers (3cr), Management Communication (1cr), Management of IT &Res (3cr)

Fall Term 2

Leadership and Ethics, Financial Mgmt & DM (3cr), Negotiation (1cr)

Winter

Term1

Value Driven Marketing (3cr), Operation Management (3cr)

Term 2

Strategic Management (3cr), Quant & Qual Analyses for Decision Making (3cr), Pers Finance & Investment (1cr)

Summer

Term 1

Managing Value in Supply Chain (3 cr),   Elective 1

Term 2

Elective 2, Elective 3

International students may apply for internship in the summer while taking the class online.

 

Year 2

Fall

Fall Term1

Economics for Managers (3cr), Managing and Leading Human Resources (3 cr)

Fall Term 2

Elective 4 (3 cr). Elective 5 (3cr)

Winter

Term1

Dom. and Int. Bus Law (3cr), Entrepreneurship (3cr)

Term 2

Innovation for Value and Sustainability (3cr), Elective 6 (3cr)

Graduation

Duration: 20 months.

Summer

Note: Full-time students, based on their academic standing may add an elective to a term following the approval of their advisors.

Part-time students may take one or two courses per term and complete the programs in two to three years

 

Schedule for the One-Year MBA

Fall

Fall Term1

Accounting and Economic foundations for Managers (3 cr), Management Communication (1 cr), Management of IT &Res (3cr)

Fall Term 2

Human Resources management (3cr), Financial Mgmt & DM (3cr), Negotiation (1 cr)

Winter

Term1

Operation Management (3cr), Value Driven Marketing (3cr), Dom. &Int. Bus Law (3cr)

Term 2

Strategic Management (3cr), Quant & Qual Analyses for Decision Making (3 cr), Pers Finance & Investment (1 cr)

Summer

Term 1

Entrepreneurship (3 cr), Elective 1 (3cr), Elective 2 (3cr)

Term 2

Innovation for Value and Sustainability (3cr), Elective 3 (3cr)

 

Area of Emphasis – Tentative Electives

Entrepreneurship

Entrepreneurship: Starting New Ventures (3 cr)

New Venture Finance (3 cr)

New Business Development: Managing the early growth (3 cr)

Innovation and Technology Management (3cr) 

Finance

Financial Management and Decision Making (3 cr)

International Finance (3 cr)

Mergers and Acquisitions (3 cr)

Venture Capital and Private Equity (3cr)

Human Resource Management

Human Resources Management (3 cr)

Staffing Planning and Development (3 cr)

Employee Performance and Compensation (3 cr)

Management of Staffing Services (3cr)

International Business

International Business Management (3 cr)

International Finance (3 cr)

Procurement Management (3 cr)

International Marketing (3 cr)

Lean Manufacturing Management

Management of Manufacturing Operations (3cr)

Quality Control and Management (3 cr)

Lean Enterprise: Lean Manufacturing (3 cr)

Six Sigma Black Belt: DMAIC (3 cr)

Lean Product Development   

Fundamental of Advanced Quality Planning (3 cr)

Design Verification and Manufacturing Validation (3 cr)

Lean Enterprise: Lean Product Development Focus (3 cr)

Six Sigma Black Belt: Design for Six Sigma (3 cr)

Lean Services

Fundamentals of Service Quality (3 cr)

Management of Service Operations (3 cr)

Lean Enterprise: Service Operations Focus (3 cr)

Six Sigma Black Belt : DMAIC (3 cr)

Lean Manufacturing Engineering Management

Total Productive Maintenance (3 cr)

Managing Capital Equipment Projects (3 cr)

Lean Enterprise (3 cr)

Six Sigma Black Belt: DMAIC (3 cr)

Management Information System

Management of Information Technology and Resources (3 cr)

Database Management (3 cr)

Enterprise Network Management (3 cr)

Enterprise Resources Planning

Manufacturing Engineering

Engineering Material (3 cr)

Manufacturing Processes (3 cr)

Manufacturing Systems (3 cr)

Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (3 cr) 

Marketing

Marketing Management (3 cr)

Marketing Research (3 cr)

Product Management (3 cr)

Brand Management (3 cr)

Project Management

Fundamental of Project management (3 cr)

Project Planning (3 cr)

Project Execution and Closure (3 cr)

Cases in project management (3 cr)

Operation Management

Operation Strategy (3 cr)

Management of Manufacturing Operations (3 cr) or

Management of Service Operations (3 cr)

Operation Management (3 cr)

Lean Enterprise (3cr)

Quality Management

Lean Enterprise (3 cr) (3 cr)

Fundamental of Quality Control and Management (3 cr)

Advanced Product Quality Planning (3 cr)

Quality Regulations (3 cr)

Sport Management

Introduction to the Business of Sport (3 cr)

Sport Marketing (3 cr)

Sport Finance (3 cr)

Sport Ethics, Regulations, and Governance (3 cr)

Strategic Management

Strategic Management (3 cr)

Competitive Strategy (3 cr)

Operation Strategy (3 cr)

Corporate Governance (3 cr)

Supply Chain Management
Supply Chains (3 cr)

Management and Control of Logistics Operations (3 cr)

Procurement Management (3 cr)

Quality in Supply Chains (3 cr)


Reasons why you should join this program
1. You receive a graduate business education as good as the ones offered by the best business schools in the world at a cost which is a fraction as low as one fifth of the cost of many master of management programs. The tuition for our master of management program is quite low at $160 per credit while student living in developing countries receive a sizable discount to adjust for their lower level of income compared to other countries.
2. You can apply the learning in projects that make the difference in your host organization
3.You receive a learning that corresponds to the learning you may acquire for dozens years of work

4. You are marketable and have a solid foundation in general management and may deepen your knowledge with elective courses.

Apply today!

Apply by downloading the application form, and following the instructions. You can download the application form by clicking on the link below in blue scripts.

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