MBA Program

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Program Description

Overview

The MBA is an internationally recognized and respected qualification for managers. Applicants are from both the public and private sectors. The teaching program is aimed at those who are looking to develop their careers and at ‘high flyers’ that need an understanding of all the major functions of business providing general knowledge for prospective leaders. In addition to enhancing successful students’ career prospects, the course aims to encourage independent and creative thinking. Following the UK Quality Assurance Agency guidelines in giving students a strong practical and professional orientation, differentiating it from other master programs.

All students complete seven taught modules (five compulsory core modules and two optional modules) together with a final dissertation/project.

Curriculum

1. Core Modules

  • Module 1.1 The core modules are designed to expose participants to state of the art thinking in the key management disciplines and provide opportunity throughout to apply theory to real-life management situations.
  • Strategic Management
  • Operations Management
  • Accounting for Decision-Makers
  • People and Organizations
  • Marketing

2. Elective Modules

  • Each MBA Pathway has special elective modules; participants are allowed to choose the suitable pathway that fits their career development, these elective modules are related to the following topics:
  • Project Management Theory and Practice
  • Managing Mega Complex Projects
  • Operations Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Finance for Decision Makers
  • Human Resources Management

3. MBA Dissertation/Business Project

  • The dissertation or business project is a double module. Whether an academic piece of research or an investigation into the launching of a business project; it is designed to be an intellectually challenging piece of individual management research. It will equip successful students with the knowledge, capabilities, and skills required of today’s managers, in a world in which the ability to research new information is increasingly important.
  • Students are allocated a supervisor, who will provide constructive comment on their work as it develops. Students have access to online as well as standard library facilities. The entire process, from developing a draft research proposal and schedule, through selecting methods and drafting chapters, is supported by the Cardiff School of Management supervisors but managed and implemented by the student.
Last updated Apr 2020

About the School

SIST is the first British Education Institute based in Morocco, delivering programs from the University of Cardiff Metropolitan University leading to internationally recognized British degrees. SIST i ... Read More

SIST is the first British Education Institute based in Morocco, delivering programs from the University of Cardiff Metropolitan University leading to internationally recognized British degrees. SIST is also the only school in Morocco to deliver complete, internationally accredited, British degree with an addition to the Moroccan degree accredited by the Ministry of Higher Education. Read less
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