MBA in 1-year MBA in Zambia

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1-year MBA

The MBA is by far and away the most successful degree of the 20th century. Look at the American statistics. The first degree was not given out until the 1900’s. By the end of the 20th century it had a 27% market share of all graduate degrees given out.

A 1-year MBA (Master of Business Administration) allows students to complete the coursework required for an MBA in a shorter amount of time. Classes may include finance, accounting, business operation, management, human resources, and ethics.

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Master of Business Administration (MBA) full-time

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 1 year

The MBA is a full-time career development programme for those with previous management experience. This course focuses on developing the strategic thinking skills needed in today’s global economy. Critical knowledge of organisations and their management, creative and systematic approaches to understanding business issues and developing knowledge of improving business and management practice are all part of this course... [+]

Best MBA Programs in 1-year MBA in Zambia 2017. Master of Business Administration (MBA) full-time The MBA is a full-time career development programme for those with previous management experience. This course focuses on developing the strategic thinking skills needed in today’s global economy. Critical knowledge of organisations and their management, creative and systematic approaches to understanding business issues and developing knowledge of improving business and management practice are all part of this course. Applicants will study full-time over three trimesters, which is a full calendar year. The programme seeks to develop: Intellectual capabilities of research, critique, synthesis and innovation, culminating in a masters’ level dissertation. Academic and professional skills to allow for opportunities for career development and further study. Lifelong learning skills and personal development so as to be able to work with self-direction and originality and to contribute to business and society at large. About the course No matter what part of industry or commerce you work in, the MBA course will assist you in gaining a critical understanding of the problems and challenges facing enterprises and organisations and equip you with the analytical and critical faculties to identify potential solutions. These qualities are sought by prestigious employers. A variety of teaching and learning methods provide access to learning to meet a range of learner needs and are aimed at; widening participation amongst learners, avoiding exclusion and developing learner skills in both academic and workplace arenas. The methods employed include: lectures; workshops; tutorials (group and individual) and guest speakers. However individual tutors are free to introduce techniques that they view as especially suitable in aiding learning in their specialist area. The learning and teaching strategy for each individual module is detailed in the module guides that you will receive at the beginning of each semester. Special features The MBA offers you the chance to join a well established postgraduate community engaged in preparing themselves for a career in executive management. In addition, teaching and supervision is offered by a well qualified and dedicated team of experienced staff drawn from business and academia. The university enjoys excellent libraries, 24/7 IT facilities, WiFi and learning areas. All students studying for the MBA will be provided with access to a research and study skills module which will assist them in their academic studies. What you will learn You will study a contemporary curriculum which focusses on the key functional areas of management: Human Resource Management, Financial Management, Strategic Management and so forth, many of which will be beyond the borders of your current, familiar management responsibilities. The aim is to stretch your management competencies into new areas of potential responsibility. What you will study The MBA programme offers a suite of contemporary modules which allow you to develop your knowledge of organisations and their management in today’s fast-moving global economy, in order to reflect and improve your own management practice. The modules are: - Research and Study Skills; - Leadership Management; - Sales Management and Marketing; - Financial Management and Decision Making; - Human Resource Management; - Change Management; - Strategic Management; - Research Methods; - MBA Dissertation. Each module is worth 20 credits except for the dissertation which is worth 40 credits. Assessment is by essays, case studies, reports and presentations as well as the practically based dissertation. To obtain an MBA you are required to achieve 180 credits. The postgraduate diploma in management studies is an interim award (120 credits). The postgraduate certificate in management is also an interim award (60 credits). Entry requirements You must have both of the following: significant work experience in a business or management capacity; and a UK honours degree/postgraduate degree (or equivalent). If English is not your first language you will also normally need IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent). If you do not have the required English level, you can study English with us from IELTS 4.0 (or equivalent). Click here to find out more about our English Foundation Programme. When applying you must include a reference from your current employer. The reference should clearly state how long you have been employed by them and give a breakdown of your job content and roles and responsibilities. You will normally be interviewed at some point during the application process. This may be by one of the course tutors, one of the University's international officers, or by an agent appointed by the University to assist international students with their application. [-]