Master in Business Administration in Economic Studies in Africa

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MBA in Total Quality Management

University Of Professional Studies Accra
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 Ghana Accra

The MBA in Total Quality Management (TQM) Programme is a blended learning programme of the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Professional Studies Accra. The aim of the Programme is to groom effective leaders who can support the development and growth of their organizations through the principles and philosophy of Total Quality Management. [+]

Masters in Business Administration in Economic Studies in Africa 2017/2018. MBA in Total Quality Management The MBA in Total Quality Management (TQM) Programme is a blended learning programme of the School of Graduate Studies of the University of Professional Studies Accra. The aim of the Programme is to groom effective leaders who can support the development and growth of their organizations through the principles and philosophy of Total Quality Management. The Programme was developed with inputs from the Chartered Quality Institute, UK (CQI-UK). The MBA in Total Quality Management is designed to meet high level academic and professional needs of managers in both the public and private sectors. At the end of the programme, graduates will acquire skills that can transform their organisation’s management practices to the standards of international best practices for sustainable excellence and long term success. The programme also seeks to prepare students to assume higher roles in integrating organisational functions and processes to create value to meet changing customer needs that would result in a sustained competitive edge. Programme Content: Using Quality to Improve Business Performance, Quality Planning and Assurance, Quality in Documentation and Information Management, Quality in the Supply Chain, Technology of Quality Management, Quality Management Systems Model (with emphasis on ISO 9001 implementation), Management Systems Audit, Managing People and Work Environment in Quality, Legal Aspects of Business, Financial Management for Leaders, Economics for Managers, Organisational Behaviour and Management, Corporate Governance & Business Ethics, Quantitative Techniques for Management Decisions, Management Information Systems, Production & Operations... [-]

MBA in Petroleum Accounting and Finance

University Of Professional Studies Accra
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 Ghana Accra

The MBA Petroleum Accounting and Finance programme of the University of Professional Studies Accra is designed to meet high level academic and professional needs of the public and private sectors of the economy, particularly, the petroleum and gas sector. [+]

MBA in Petroleum Accounting and Finance The MBA Petroleum Accounting and Finance programme of the University of Professional Studies Accra is designed to meet high level academic and professional needs of the public and private sectors of the economy, particularly, the petroleum and gas sector. The programme will prepare students to assume a larger role in managing their organisations’ operations as well as develop their expertise in the key financial areas of the petroleum industry. The curriculum places much emphasis on the improvement of the business manager’s ability to handle with professionalism the various financial problems confronting businesses in the petroleum and gas industry. Students will be equipped with modules and concepts to effectively deal with financial issues and analyses of opportunities in the petroleum and gas sector. Programme Content: Introduction to Petroleum Finance and Accounting, Fundamentals of Petroleum, Applied Statistics & Energy Economics, Petroleum Finance and Economics, Management Information Systems, Risk Management, Petroleum Policy and Strategic Resource Management, Legal Framework in Oil & Gas Management in Ghana, Environmental Management & Auditing for Oil and Gas Industry, Accounting for Production Activities & Revenue, Corporate Finance, Financial Management for Oil & Gas Operation, Investment and Portfolio Management, Accounting for International Petroleum Operations, Financial Modeling and Petroleum Project Economics, Petroleum Taxation & Fiscal Systems, Research Methods, Management Accounting for Oil & Gas Operations, Total Quality Management and Quality Improvement programme, Corporate Governance and Natural Resource Management, Internship/Seminars/Practitioners’ Forum, Project Work Target Applicants: Corporate accounting executives, managers in petroleum industry, corporate managers, academics,... [-]

MBA in Internal Auditing

University Of Professional Studies Accra
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 Ghana Accra

The Master of Business Administration in Internal Auditing is designed to meet high level academic and professional needs of the public and private sectors of the economy. [+]

Masters in Business Administration in Economic Studies in Africa 2017/2018. MBA in Internal Auditing The Master of Business Administration in Internal Auditing is designed to meet high level academic and professional needs of the public and private sectors of the economy. The curriculum places much emphasis on understanding the concepts and approaches to audit, investigations, assurance services, consulting services and on developing skills to apply to the underlying concepts and approaches to professional services. The purpose of the programme is to equip graduates with practical knowledge in internal auditing to develop, implement, evaluate and improve institutions internal controls to serve as catalyst for checks and balances to maximise the value of firms. The programme will also prepare graduates towards professional Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Certification or its affiliated qualifications. Programme Content: Principles of Internal Auditing, Public Sector Auditing, Conduct of an Audit and Audit Reporting, Information Systems and Fraud, Information Systems Auditing, Managing the Internal Audit Function, Total Quality Management/Quality Improvement Programme, Organisational Behaviour & Management, Fundamentals of Accounting, Information Technology, Corporate Governance, Public Sector Accounting & Regulatory Framework, Financial Management, Communication Skills, Business Statistics and Research Methods, Global Business environment & Managerial Economics, Taxation, Business Process & Enterprise Risk Management, Strategic Management, Internship/Seminar/Practitioners’ Forum, Project Work Target Audience: Corporate accounting executives, practising auditors of private and public institutions, managers of financial institutions, executive and partners of audit agencies, audit consultants, as well as aspiring graduate students who want to be more effective in today’s challenging business environment by acquiring... [-]

MBA in Auditing

University Of Professional Studies Accra
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 Ghana Accra

This Programme is designed to prepare successful applicants to develop an understanding and appreciation of the values of the auditing process and the need to maintain ethical standards in the application of auditing practice. [+]

MBA in Auditing Programme Objectives: This Programme is designed to prepare successful applicants to develop an understanding and appreciation of the values of the auditing process and the need to maintain ethical standards in the application of auditing practice. The programme focuses on knowledge and skills for systems and operations auditing. The uniqueness of the programme lies in its flexibility and practical emphasis without compromising academic research and rigour. The state-of-the-art lecture theatres and facilities coupled with electronic learning materials for simulating real life situations and the use of computer assisted auditing tools and other computer programmes are available to provide graduate students with an exclusive learning environment that facilitates advance hands-on experience in a comfortable setting. Target Applicants: Accounting and finance managers, internal and external auditors and leaders in all sectors as well as aspiring graduate students who want to be more effective in today’s challenging business environment by acquiring an advanced qualification in the field of Auditing, are encouraged to apply. Duration: 24 months Entry Requirements: Applicants seeking admission into the MBA in Auditing programme must: Have a good first degree from a recognized and accredited university/institution preferably second class lower or better with accounting background or, Have relevant recognised full professional qualification (Chartered level) eg. ICAG, ACCA, CIMA, CPA, CIB. International applicants with first degree equivalent and English proficiency can apply for consideration. [-]

MBA in Accounting and Finance

University Of Professional Studies Accra
Campus Full time 24 months September 2017 Ghana Accra

The Programme is designed to prepare successful applicants to strategically manage their organisations’ financial and other key resources. The aim is to develop the graduate students’ knowledge in key financial areas, while developing their business and leadership skills, which can only be acquired by earning an advanced degree at UPSA. [+]

Masters in Business Administration in Economic Studies in Africa 2017/2018. MBA in Accounting and Finance Programme Objectives: The Programme is designed to prepare successful applicants to strategically manage their organisations’ financial and other key resources. The aim is to develop the graduate students’ knowledge in key financial areas, while developing their business and leadership skills, which can only be acquired by earning an advanced degree at UPSA. Accounting and Finance managers and leaders in all sectors as well as aspiring graduate students who want to be more effective in today’s challenging business environment are encouraged to apply. The uniqueness of the Programme lies in its flexibility and practical emphasis without compromising academic research and rigour. The modern state-of-the-art lecture theatres and facilities coupled with electronic learning materials with wireless internet connectivity, as well as electronic library facilities provide students with an exclusive environment that facilitate advanced teaching and learning in a comfortable setting. Target Applicants: These include practising accountants, finance managers, and management accountants in all sectors, national and international organisations staff as well as students. Duration of Programme: 24 months Entry Requirements: Applicants seeking admission into the MBA Accounting and Finance programme must: Have a good first degree from a recognised and accredited university/institution preferably second class lower or better in accounting/ finance or, Have relevant recognized full professional qualification (Chartered level) eg.ICAG, ACCA, CIMA, CPA, CIB or, International applicants with a first degree equivalent and English proficiency can apply for consideration. [-]

MBA in Islamic Banking

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 3 - 6 semesters August 2018 United Kingdom Bolton

The MBA Islamic Banking offers a suite of contemporary modules which allow you to develop the knowledge required to work in the growing and sophisticated Islamic Banking sector. You will gain skills in being effective, in working independently and as part of a team, while critically evaluating and developing good practice in key areas of business management and in the planning and management of general, commercial and Islamic Banking products and... [+]

Islamic Banking (MBA) The MBA Islamic Banking offers a suite of contemporary modules which allow you to develop the knowledge required to work in the growing and sophisticated Islamic Banking sector. You will gain skills in being effective, in working independently and as part of a team, while critically evaluating and developing good practice in key areas of business management and in the planning and management of general, commercial and Islamic Banking products and services. Course overview The MBA Islamic Banking is a new career development programme, offered in full and part time modes of study, for those with previous management experience. The new postgraduate qualification offers a suite of contemporary modules which allow you to develop the knowledge required to work in the growing and sophisticated Islamic Banking sector. You will gain skills in being effective, in working independently and as part of a team, while critically evaluating and developing good practice in key areas of business management and in the planning and management of general, commercial and Islamic Banking products and services. Applicants who opt to study full time over three semesters, which is full calendar year. Applicants who choose to study part time will take a maximum of three years to complete their programme of study. About the course No matter what part of industry or commerce you work in, the new MBA Islamic Banking course will assist you in gaining essential skills to work in Islamic Banking, one of the fastest growing sectors in the financial... [-]