Master of Business Administration


Aim of the Programme

  • Equip students with the knowledge, techniques and competencies to operate as effective managers.
  • Broaden and deepen students' understanding of business and management functions and processes.
  • Encourage critical and rigorous analysis of literature and research evidence relating to management practices.
  • Foster the skills of business research, analysis, synthesis and creativity so as to enhance decision-making and promote organizational well-being within the context of a continually changing and competitive business environment.
  • Develop awareness of ethical, social, environmental, and global issues affecting management decisions.
  • Foster students' personal development, a commitment to life long learning, a reflective style of management and a responsibility towards self-learning.
  • Ensure students are aware of the international dimensions of managerial activities.


Objectives of the Programme

  • Disseminate knowledge of core areas of managerial theory and their practical application in the work place.
  • Understand the complex nature of organizations and the interrelationship between policy, behaviour and structure.
  • Use evidence to evaluate the theory-practice relationship.
  • Use appropriate methods to collect data about business and management activities.
  • Understand the process of change, its management, and appropriate responses to uncertainty.
  • Develop innovative and practical solutions to business problems.
  • Make business decisions in a socially responsible manner.


Teaching Methods and Evaluation Criteria

The teaching pedagogies adopted by the MBA faculty consist of the following methods.

  • Lectures
  • Seminars and Workshops
  • Simulation
  • Case study analysis and discussions
  • Research Paper analysis and discussions
  • Research Proposal Development
  • Field visits to businesses in international destinations  


Evaluation Procedure

The student evaluation methods consist of the following methods.

  • Classroom participation
  • Individual and group assignments and projects
  • Simulation presentation and reports
  • Mid semester examinations
  • End-semester examinations
  • Case study analysis presentation and report
  • Case study development, presentation, and report
  • Research paper analysis presentation and report
  • Research proposal presentation and report



Program Type : Onsite


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