Master in Business Administration

General

Program Description

Master of Business Administration

The Master in Business Administration is a non-thesis graduate program intended for business professionals, practitioners, entrepreneurs, employees in public and private institutions, and senior undergraduate students, regardless of their field of study. This program prepares them for management roles in the fields of Human Resource Management, Strategic Marketing Management, or in Innovation Management. It is designed to develop practitioner-oriented skills that enable would-be managers to contribute to strategic decisions necessary for the organization’s viability and sustainability.

Specialization Tracks

Strategic Marketing Management

This track focuses on decision-making capabilities to deal with the strategic complexities and challenges of a wide range of commercial and not-for-profit organizations and functions. Students will be able to critically audit the complexity of the marketing environment and prepare/recommend integrated and creative strategic, functional and operational plans for the organization’s marketing efforts to realize its vision, mission, and goals.

Strategic Human Resource Management

The Strategic Human Resource Management track prepares you with the necessary skills in dealing with the complexities and challenges of managing today’s workforce regardless of industry. You will learn how to balance the interests of all affected parties in carrying out HR activities, establish a work plan that uses effective steps to achieve desired HR practices, develop team-based interventions designed to improve team effectiveness and recommend changes to improve existing HR policies, procedures, programs, and systems.

Innovation Management

The Innovation Management track will develop your innovation management capabilities through external knowledge, advanced skills, collaboration and application of new technological combinations aligned with the fast-evolving needs of businesses. You will learn:

  • successful marketing of novel products and services using design thinking, co-creation, engagement, observation, and prototyping techniques in designing
  • development of innovative solutions to complex business problems, applying knowledge, interventions, and analytical techniques
  • Strategic decision-making that enables organizations to relate to its market, resources, objectives, and environment.

Career

An MBA degree prepares our students for many types of careers. As an MBA holder, they can opt to become leaders in their chosen field and become:

  • Business analyst or strategist
  • Professors in Business
  • Business development analyst, associate, or manager
  • Entrepreneur/founder
  • Operations Manager
  • Training and Development Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Management consultant
  • Marketing or Financial associate, analyst, or manager
  • The project, product, or program manager
  • Advertising/Promotions Manager
  • Business Operation Manager
  • Sales Manager

Last updated May 2018

About the School

The story of Miriam College dates back to 1926 when the Archbishop of Manila, then Reverend Michael O’ Doherty, requested the Sisters of the Maryknoll Congregation in New York to initiate a teacher-tr ... Read More

The story of Miriam College dates back to 1926 when the Archbishop of Manila, then Reverend Michael O’ Doherty, requested the Sisters of the Maryknoll Congregation in New York to initiate a teacher-training program for women in the Philippines. Read less