The Master of Business Administration Executive (EMBA) delivers an integrated suite of sophisticated theoretical and professional capabilities for executives, those aspiring to executive positions, and entrepreneurs.
The program develops the skills needed to respond to the dynamic business environment through identifying, implementing and managing best business practices through all stages of business and professional life cycles.
Leadership skills and approaches are enhanced to enable effective responses to the management of all business models. Graduates are equipped to be innovative, visionary and strategic in the delivery of customer-driven outcomes.
To allow senior managers to manage their work and study commitments, the program is taught in an intensive mode over long weekends, including a residential weekend and an intensive offshore study tour.
In exceptional cases, candidates who do not have a Bachelor degree but can demonstrate senior executive work experience will be considered for admission to the program on an individual basis.
Course Learning Outcomes
Course Learning Outcomes are statements of learning achievement that are expressed in terms of what the learner is expected to know, understand and be able to do upon completion of a course.
||Critically analyze and integrate advanced theoretical and practical knowledge of recent developments in business disciplines and professional practice.
||Propose innovative, sustainable and judicious solutions to complex real-world business challenges.
||Collaborate responsibly to achieve individual and collective outcomes.
||Effectively communicate complex concepts and information, through a range of media.
||Critically reflect on personal ideas, practices, and feedback from stakeholders.
||Plan and execute a Strategic Business Project, drawing on relevant research principles and methods.
Candidates are required to complete twelve (12) subjects (72 credit points). There are ten (10) compulsory subjects (60 credit points) plus two (2) elective subjects (12 credit points) chosen from 900 level subjects offered by the Faculty of Business.
Recognised Bachelor degree with an equivalent average mark of 50%, plus a minimum of three years’ relevant full-time professional or managerial experience and a one-page Statement of Motivation*. Other tertiary qualifications combined with extensive professional work experience will be considered.
Or, a recognized Graduate Diploma or Graduate Certificate, together with five years' full-time relevant professional or managerial experience, or part-time equivalent, and a Statement of Motivation*.
Or, full membership of a qualifying professional body.
Applicants with other relevant tertiary qualifications and/ or substantial relevant professional or managerial experience will also be considered for entry.
* The Statement of Motivation should be no more than one page, written in English, and address: your motivation for studying the MBA with the Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong; and how the degree will help achieve your career goals and aspirations.
Why choose this course
Our courses are continually developed, informed by research, structured on applied outcomes, recognized by industry, delivered by highly qualified academics and supported through additional specialized student learning and development resources.
Our dedicated student support services are built around your individual needs. Our student advisors, academic staff and careers consultant are available each week for consultation. Study skills workshops are also run weekly to ensure your success. We provide a number of social and semi-formal events that give you the opportunity to network with your peers, members of the local business community and alumni.
International students can choose to take up the option of selecting the elective subject, Global Workplace Practice, which includes practical job seeking activities and access to the Australian workforce either through an internship, industry-based project or part-time employment.
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