Program Mission Statement:

Herguan University’s Master Degree in Business Administration is dedicated to providing a professional and practical business education to qualified students at the graduate level. Students learn research-based theory and practical applications in business administration and project management aimed at enhancing students’ career options.

Master of Business Administration Program, Administration Concentration Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with an MBA with a concentration in Administration are expected to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of business operations from a systems perspective including human resources, finance, marketing, information technology, and management.
  • Analyze complex business problems and apply effective decision-making and problem-solving models as an individual or part of a team.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing, demonstrating advanced communication competence in devising strategic messages, in working effectively on a team, in making presentations, and in writing routine and special business-related documents, recognizing context, goal, and audience.
  • Collect, interpret and analyze existing and/or original research, using quantitative tools, and apply in the decision making process.
  • Use technology and appropriate applications to collect, compile, analyze and present data to support planning and decision-making.
  • Demonstrate integrity and responsibility consistent with American business legal and ethical standards
  • Demonstrate an understanding of diverse perspectives and analyze the impact of individual and cultural differences in the business environment.
  • Analyze financial reports, risk management strategies and their impact on the decision making process.
  • Analyze the interrelatedness of market, economic, social and political trends, and their impact on a global business environment.
  • Apply satisfactorily classroom learning concurrently with practical experience in a volunteer or paid workplace setting.

Master of Business Administration, Project Management Concentration Learning Outcomes

Students graduating with an MBA, with a concentration in Project Management are expected to:

  • Manage business projects effectively and efficiently using advanced techniques and technology
  • Demonstrate team development and planning skills in the execution of a project
  • Develop a project plan using industry-standard tools and project management methodologies.
  • Forecast time, resource, and budgeting requirements for the project to coordinate the work of the project team.
  • Evaluate various risk analyses techniques and apply them to assess and mitigate the risks within a project.
  • Apply procurement management tools and techniques to the process of solicitation, contract administration, and cost reimbursement.
  • Define customer and business requirements to identify project scope.
  • Communicate effectively orally and in writing, demonstrating advanced communication competence in devising strategic messages, in working effectively on a team, in making presentations, and in writing routine and special business-related documents, recognizing context, goal, and audience.
  • Use technology and appropriate applications to collect, compile, analyze and present data to support planning and decision-making.
  • Demonstrate integrity and responsibility consistent with American business legal and ethical
  • Demonstrate an understanding of diverse perspectives and analyze the impact of individual and cultural differences in the business environment.
  • Analyze the interrelatedness of market, economic, social and political trends, and their impact on a global business environment.
  • Collect, interpret and analyze existing and/or original research, using quantitative tools, and apply in the decision making process.
  • Apply satisfactorily classroom learning concurrently with practical experience in a volunteer or paid workplace

Curricular Graduation Requirements

A minimum of 36 credits of graduate-level coursework is required for the Master Degree in Business Administration. Additional basic coursework such as English, Algebra as well as business preparatory courses may be required for a student with a non-business undergraduate preparation.

Preparatory Courses include:

PCB301 Business Law & Management Ethics 3 credits

PCB302 Business Statistics &Information Technology 3 credits

PCB303 Finance & Accounting 3 credits

PCB304 Economics & Marketing 3 credits

Basic Requirements

All MBA students must complete coursework in required courses and electives courses. Students entering with background deficiencies should clear the deficiencies in the first two semesters after joining HGU. A grade of “B“ or better must be earned in all foundation and concentration courses. A cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better is required to graduate, and students must be in good standings with the University.

Practicum Requirement

Herguan University’s courses expect students to be engaged in work experience concurrent with their studies Practicum, therefore, is a required supervised practical work experience, if students qualify, that applies classroom learning in a work setting, and informs classroom learning. The Practicum course is under the supervision of a faculty member, operates with a written agreement that specifies the arrangement between the institution and the practicum site, includes specific student learning objectives, course requirements, and evaluation criteria. Details of the qualifications are delineated in the application process for the student. The supervising faculty member is responsible for checking the student’s qualifications, monitoring student attention to learning objectives, and coordinating the employer evaluation of student interns.

MBA Curriculum

MBA Foundation Courses (9 credits required)

HRM501 Human Resource Management 3 credits

FIN500 Managerial Finance 3 credits

MGT510 Management Communication 3 credits

Concentration Courses (15 credits required)

Concentration Courses in Administration

MKT500 Marketing Management 3 credits

MGT515 Human Behavior in Organizations 3 credits

MIS526 Management Information Systems 3 credits

MGT530 Production and Operations Management 3 credits

MGT602 Strategic Management 3 credits

Concentration Courses in Project Management

PJM505 Quantitative Methods in Project Management 3 credits

PJM520 Project Management Systems 3 credits

PJM525 Quality Management 3 credits

PJM530 Project Schedule and Cost Control 3 credits

PJM535 Project Risk Management 3 credits

Capstone Course (Required for all MBA students)

BUS555 Capstone - Business, Technology 3 credits & Society

Electives (9 credits)

Students can choose their electives from the elective courses scheduled each term in the MBA curriculum, or CS curriculum, with the approval of the faculty advisor.

Program taught in:
  • English
This course is Campus based
Start Date
Sep 2020
Duration
2 years
Full-time
Price
2,911 USD
per semester
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Sep 2020
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Sep 2020

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