Master in Business Administration (MBA)
What is the MBA degree?
The MBA program provides a learning environment that shapes potential influential leaders and managers ready to take on managerial and leadership responsibilities. It is suited for professional operating in a complex and rapidly changing global and local environments. The graduates of the program are capable of inducing positive change in their professions and communities.
Who benefits from the MBA degree?
The MBA degree is particularly suited for professionals ready to take on leadership and managerial responsibilities in a complex and dynamic marketplace with no borders. The objective of the MBA program is to develop leadership and managerial skills yielding positive results through creative visions and effective executions. An MBA, with its wide portfolio of hard and soft skills, is a highly respected degree in the marketplace. Regardless of your profession (a finance manager, a medical doctor, an engineer, a lawyer, a government employee etc.), an MBA can accelerate your career growth because of its perceived high market values.
How long does it take to complete the MBA degree?
The MBA consists of 39 credits. Its duration spans over a period of one and a half to two years.
What is the curriculum of the MBA degree?
The core MBA courses consist of 21 credits, and the remaining 18 credits may be met through one of the following tracks:
- Five elective courses (15 credits) + Field Project ( 3 credits).
- Four elective courses (12 credits) + Master's Thesis (6 credits).
What concentrations could you take in the MBA program?
The MBA program in the Department of Business Administration offers a concentration track in Accounting, Finance, Human Resources Management, Management, and Marketing.
A student needs to take a minimum of three courses in a specific discipline to have a concentration.
Are concentrations compulsory in the MBA program?
The beauty of the MBA degree is its broad exposure to various disciplines. Accordingly, students may opt not to pursue a concentration track and select any 15 credits offered from MBA elective courses that would suit their needs.
What are the admissions criteria for the MBA program?
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Core Competency Goals of the MBA Program
- PLG1: Holistic Business Knowledge
- PLO1.1: Integrate business knowledge and current management and leadership tools and techniques in key business areas.
- PLG2: Critical Thinking and Decision-Making
- PLO2.1: Critically analyze problems based on collected data.
- PLO2.2: Elaborate viable and flexible strategies in a constantly changing business environment.
- PLO2.3: Integrate appropriate and current technologies and techniques for decision-making and problem solving.
- PLG3: Global Perspectives
- PLO3.1: Analyze global factors that influence local, regional, and international contexts and business situations.
- PLO3.2: Formulate solutions to cross-cultural challenges arising in global business contexts.
- PLG 4: Effective Teamwork and Communication Skills
- PLO4.1: Communicate a clearly articulated position through oral presentations.
- PLO4.2: Communicate a clearly articulated position in writing using appropriate media
- PLO4.3: Collaborate effectively and inclusively in teams.
- PLG 5: Ethical Behavior and Social Responsibility.
- PLO5.1: Design innovative solutions to ethical dilemmas, social responsibility, and sustainability issues that involve different stakeholders.
- PLG 6: Research Skills
- PLO 6.1: Carry out applied research in business that reflects quality, relevance, and currency using qualitative and/or quantitative methods and technologies.
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