iMBA

Panyapiwat Institute of Management

Program Description

iMBA

Panyapiwat Institute of Management

PANYAPIWAT INSTITUTE O F MANAGEMENT (PIM) IS THAILAND'S FIRST AND LARGEST CORPORATE UNIVERSITY.

It was established in 2007, under the flagship of CP ALL Public Company Limited, a member of the CHAROEN POKPHAND GROUP, Asia’s largest conglomerate.

PIM aims to fill the divide between conventional education and the demands of corporations. It does this by sourcing the knowledge and experience of its vast corporate network and its professionals and delivering it directly to its students. Its mission is to "Create Professionals by Professionals".

STRATEGY:

PIM’s strategy is to integrate classroom and workplace learning, and believes that real learning happens in these work environments hence the course work is designed for students to be at real life work environments more often than in a classroom. Graduates who have a substantial amount of hands on experience are coveted in the employment market.

“Experience the real Business Education” is one of PIM key mottos.

THE DIFFERENCE: AEC STANCE, CHINA CONNECTION, GLOBAL WISDOM.

The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) takes off in 2015, it is quintessential that assemble and impart the knowledge of market leaders who envisioned, executed and excelled in the ASEAN and world economy. iMBA at PIM builds the capacity for analysis, assessment and action in this unique economic environment. China drives transformative economic innovation in Asia today. Its importance as a production giant and a consumer hub makes it an economic powerhouse that the rest of the world is paying close attention to. iMBA at PIM makes conscious effort to relate to China and its role in the global business environment.

9 BENEFITS OF IMBA

1. 18 Company Visits

iMBA Students get the opportunity to understand the application of the classroom knowledge in real business for each of the eighteen subjects they study. In addition they get an opportunity to interact with senior executives of these companies.

2. Corporate Mentors

iMBA provides students with corporate mentors who are senior managers or business owners with proven track record in selected industry. They are individuals willing and able to contribute to the business education and career advancement of younger generation. In addition to inspiring the iMBA students, they also play a key role in assisting students for Thesis or Independent Study (IS) preparation.

3. China ASEAN Module

iMBA China ASEAN courses are uniquely designed to provide practical knowledge in China-ASEAN business philosophy. There are 6 course modules focused on the business context of ASEAN and China.

4. Integration Lab

Students are allowed to choose one of the four integration labs or design their own integration lab to work for a period of one month with professionals and make a real change in an organization.

5. High Job Placement

This is an exclusive opportunity provided for iMBA students to learn CP ALL's front and back office operations as well as the roles various subsidiaries play in CP ALL's Marketing and Retailing business. By choosing to take part in this internship programs students widen their horizon for future opportunities as well as extend their business network. Students are allowed to choose from various fields in business and education depending on their interest.

6. Oversea Immersion

Students have the opportunity to travel and live in a foreign country for a month with a partner university for project and networking purposes.

7. In cooperation with UIBE

UIBE is one of the TOP 10 universities in China offering EMBA, and is a national key university jointly-sponsored by the Ministry of Education (China), and the Ministry of Commerce of China.

8. Free Language Classes

iMBA offers free language courses for Chinese, Japanese, English and Thai languages to enhance regional language skills and to make students ready for global business opportunities. Proficiency certificate is provided upon completion of the course.

9. Flexible Schedule

Most course work be conducted on the weekends and selected Fridays.

Duration and Price:

Academic Schedule for iMBA program

1st Intake

  • Application Period: February-June
  • Intensive English Course (Based on TOEFL/IELTS Score): July
  • Classes for iMBA Starts: August
  • Course Work Duration + Corporate Mentor: 12 Months
  • Independent Study (IS) or Thesis: 6-12 Months

2nd Intake

  • Application Period: August-November
  • Intensive English Course (Based on TOEFL/IELTS Score): December
  • Classes for iMBA Starts: January
  • Course Work Duration + Corporate Mentor: 12 Months
  • Independent Study (IS) or Thesis: 6-12 Months

Tuition Fee

Plan A (Thesis)

  • Cost of Total Credit (THB 6500/Credit): 8,400 USD
  • Fee for thesis proposal and examination: 2,400 USD
  • Total Cost: 10,800 USD

Plan B (Non-Thesis)

  • Cost of Total Credit (THB 6500/Credit): 8,400 USD
  • Fee for independent study: 2,400 USD
  • Total Cost: 10,800 USD

*The payment of tuition fees are made in total of 4 installments.

*Conversion Rates as of March, 2015.

Note: The items above do not include:

Application Fees 1000 THB (30 USD)

Text books

Expenses for oversea immersion

Miscellaneous fees in case of retaking a course/exam or semester leave.

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated October 14, 2015
Duration & Price
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Start date
Aug. 2016
Jan. 2017
Duration
Duration
18 - 24 months
Full time
Price
Price
10,800 USD
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Thailand Nonthaburi
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Duration 18 - 24 months
Price 10,800 USD
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Start date Jan. 2017
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Duration 18 - 24 months
Price 10,800 USD
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