Master of Business Administration

James Cook University

Program Description

Master of Business Administration

James Cook University

Master of Business Administration

Business Administration provides responsible managers and business owners with practical skills underpinned by cutting edge theory enabling them to make a difference, and equipping them for success in the twenty-first century.

The content includes financial skills, management practices, globalisation, technology, innovation, career development, corporate governance, sustainability, risk, value creation, entrepreneurship, legislation, strategy and leadership. Students learn how to analyse, plan and implement strategic business decisions.


Majors available

  • General Stream: providing advanced knowledge, understanding and the analytical skills required for modern managing.
  • Conflict Management and Resolution: Valuable for managers and professionals who manage conflict in the workplace on a regular basis. The program is focussed on conflict analysis, conflict resolution processes, ethics and reflective practices.
  • Creativity and Innovation:Focussing on the theory of how creative practice and creativity exists within, contributes to and influences the modern world.

An MBA can also be combined with a Master of Information Technology, a Master of Professtional Accounting or a Master of Conflict Management and Resolution.

Students with a background in business may be able to apply for advanced standing (credit) which will decrease study duration to 18 months. 

Course Structure

Foundation Subjects (12 credits)

LB5202:03 Marketing Management

LB5205:03 People in Organisations

LB5212:03 Accounting and Finance for Managers

LB5236:03 Comparative Global Business Systems

Core Subjects (24 credits)

LB5228:03 The Changing Business Environment

LB5229:03 Economics for a Sustainable World

LB5230:03 Managing Strategic Resources and Operations

LB5231:03 Corporate Responsibility and Governance

LB5232:03 Marketing, Customer Engagement, Social Media and Marketing

LB5233:03 Strategic and Responsible Innovation Management

LB5234:03 Leading and Managing Organisational Change

LB5235:03 Practical or Research Project

Options

1) General stream (12 credits): Select 6 credit points of any level 5 subjects plus 6 credit points of level 5 subjects from: Law/Business (LB), Accounting and Finance (CO), Computer Science (CP), Economics (EC), Tourism (TO) or Creative Arts (CV). Use the course search to choose subjects: www.jcu.edu.au/app/studyfinder


2) Conflict Management and Resolution (12 credits):

LB5525:03 Conflict Analysis

LB5530:03 Conflict Resolution Processes

LB5531:03 Research and Writing in Conflict Management and Resolution

LB5533:03 Ethics and Reflective Practice in Conflict Management and Resolution

3) Creativity and Innovation (12 credits):

To be announced by mid 2014

Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
July 2017
Feb. 2017
Duration
Duration
2 years
Part time
Full time
Price
Price
24,000 AUD
Information
Deadline
Start date July 2017
Place
Australia Townsville, Queensland
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End date Request Info
Australia Cairns, Queensland
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 24,000 AUD
$22,500 AUD per year
Start date Feb. 2017
Place
Australia Townsville, Queensland
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Australia Cairns, Queensland
Application deadline Request Info
End date Request Info
Duration 2 years
Price 24,000 AUD
$22,500 AUD per year