CORE MODULES

Covers financial accounting and primary financial statements; purpose, content, form and their use to extract information about business operations. Also includes topics from management accounting: cost concepts, product costing techniques and processes used to generate information for management planning and control to support decision-making (CVP, budgeting and decision-making). This module ends with a look at alternative sources of finance as well as an overview of strategy implementation and the BSC.

This module is designed to provide knowledge essential for HR practitioner to work in
an international context. It enables candidates to develop a global mind-set and
cultural sensitivity, and enhances skills in global talent management, compensation and benefits, employees’ relations and mobility management.

This module is designed to provide knowledge essential for HR practitioner to work in
an international context. It enables candidates to develop a global mind-set and
cultural sensitivity, and enhances skills in global talent management, compensation and benefits, employees’ relations and mobility management.

Big data analytics is critical for effective operations management. This module equips students with the necessary skills, methods and strategies to handle different operational management areas such as forecasting, inventory management, supply change management and risk analysis. Students will learn analytical skills necessary to evaluate and understand complex process behaviour and to make performance improving decisions using case studies of companies that operate in a complex and data-rich environment.

This course is a broad based and concise study on the key concepts and practical
aspects of financing and investment decisions focusing on core issues in finance and
their relationship to the business world from the working executive’s perspective.

This module provides students the skills to design and undertake a research project for two purposes: first, by learning how to collect, manage, analyse, and interpret data to answer research questions, students will hone their research skills to become adept producers of knowledge; second, through readings from the business and management literature, students will learn how to critically evaluate research, thus becoming confident consumers of research.

Entrepreneurs and managers encounter moral controversies or ethical dilemmas in their business careers. The recent outburst of corporate scandals around the world indicates the urgency and need to inculcate an ethical outlook into both business practices and practitioners. This course has been designed to provide students with the guidance and tools they need to deal with the most relevant ethical issues involved in contemporary business practices.

This unit introduces the concepts of leadership and organization behaviour and equips candidates with an understanding of human behaviour in organizations
and develops their leadership abilities by exposing
them to forms of behaviour, organizational structure, human resource management, career management, diversity and leadership for organizational change. It
will cover progressively through individual, group, and organizational levels of behaviour drawing on concepts and practices from the field of OB and the interrelationship of behavioural phenomena across the different levels in the organization.

Students will learn to evaluate, assess the internal and external environment and deploy the necessary processes to formulate and implement strategic decisions to increase the organization’s long-term growth and sustainability. Students will develop skills needed to analyse, create
and implement strategy as a business owner or strategic planner in any organization looking to navigate the complex environment of modern business.

This course is designed to explore a range of perspectives on entrepreneurship and the activities of entrepreneurs. Upon completion of this module, students will be able to demonstrate a critical understanding of entrepreneurship and entrepreneurs and critically appraise the mechanisms for growing and exiting from an entrepreneurial venture. Students will also be able to examine legal issues from start-up to IPO, in order to make good business decisions and appreciate the managerial concerns associated with growing venture.

This intensive introduction to economic principles enables a business person to understand the fundamental economic problems of the firm and the society in which that firm operates. A mix of both business and economics necessary for a career in business will be studied. A strong grounding in economic theory and applications will offer us tools of analysis which can then be applied to business related modules. Candidates will learn the process of strategic analysis, pricing, company organization and structure, competitive advantage and innovation

The project paper is the capstone of the MBA programme. Students will conduct a 3-stage research project on a topic related to the management of an organisation- based business problem. Students will explore business questions as they relate to the real life setting of industries, business climate and business practices.

ELECTIVES

The carefully chosen electives are a significant part of our MBA curriculum. They extend the scope for individual specialization and multidisciplinary learning. This helps students strengthen their grasp of general management together with a deeper understanding of a particular functional area of business management.

Supportive Modules

There are two supportive modules which complement the core and elective courses. They are offered as:

• Distinguished Guest Lecture Series

Distinguished individuals – artistes, authors, academics, professionals and statesmen – who are authorities in their respective calling or discipline will be invited to speak on key themes on global and national matters that are vital to business success. The objective of this is to enhance the personal leadership quality of the MBA participants.

• Leadership Seminars These are short training seminars focusing on upgrading the skills of MBA participants. The topics include:

• Thinking About Strategy

• The Role of the GM/CEO

• Collaborative Team Leadership

• Emotional Intelligence and Personal Success

• The Quality of Leadership