Master of Business Administration
The MBA programme is designed to update the human, technical, administrative and organizational skills of middle managers and junior managers preparing for upward mobility. The programme provides a sound general management base upon which students build specialized functional skills and knowledge by pursuing four electives in their selected concentration. The concentrations are described in detail later in this catalogue.
- Banking and Finance
- Marketing Management
- International Business
- Human Resource Management
- Management Information Systems
- Sports Management
- General Management
Commencing in May each year, classes are held over a 16-month period. Full-time students are expected to be available for classes and developmental activities for up to approximately forty-five hours weekly, with additional
time for scheduled examinations.
Study group meetings, assignments and private study will require every student to invest additional time in order to ensure success.
The full-time programme does not allow for full-time employment.
Full-time Class Schedules
During the Core courses:
Mondays - Fridays usually two classes per day between 8:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m.
During the Concentration Period:
2-3 evenings per week between 5:30 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.
During the Full time period:
(the final month) weekdays between 8:45 a.m. and 4:45 p.m.
Commencing in May each year, classes are held for approximately 28 months. Though the part-time option is designed for persons who will continue to work, the programme of study is exactly the same as that for full-time students with the exception of the extended completion time. Students should expect to be scheduled for classes and enhancement activities for a minimum of twelve hours per week with additional time needed to sit
MBA applicants must:
• Possess a first degree at the honours level or equivalent qualifications acceptable to the Board for Graduate Studies, University of the West Indies, Mona.
• Have three (3) years post degree work experience.
• Be able to commit themselves to a rigorous 16-month programme for the
• MBA full-time or up to 29 months for the
part-time MBA programme.