MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (MBA)
The curriculum of MBA program at ILMA University provides students with a comprehensive management education of globally recognized best practices with flexibility of their adaptation to indigenous entrepreneurial and societal contexts. The curriculum of the program ranges from general management education to specialization in diverse business fields. General management skills like oral and written communication, decision-making, leadership, and teamwork developed among the students at the initial level of the program provides them with a solid foundation for more advanced studies at the elective level during the progressive stages. Core courses taught integrate information and theories from various disciplines, including communication, economics, financial accounting, quantitative methods, business strategy, marketing, finance, organizational structure and strategic management and prepare the students to think critically about business issues. To enable them to develop strategic level understanding and demonstrate comprehension of complex theoretical constructs in the major business disciplines and technologies.
The fundamental rationale behind the design of MBA program is to provide students with a combination of workplace experience and formal learning. The curriculum for the MBA program is in line with Higher Education Commission (HEC) approved curricula and accredited by National Business Education & Accreditation Council (NBEAC).
The common feature of the MBA program is university-workplace integrated learning. These programs are based on identified industry needs and expectations of graduates and employees which are integrated into the curriculum. Accordingly, the Faculty of Management Sciences is working aggressively in enhancing its partnership with the industry. Major statutory bodies of the university namely Board of Governors and Academic Council are widely represented by the industry and professional clusters.
Industry partners of the department are playing a pivotal role in providing advice on curriculum design. They also extend support in providing internships for students to gain experience. The Faculty of Management Sciences is pulling back from courses that do not add value to the range of industry or professional clusters. Thus, there seems to be an enthusiastic and growing willingness to share expertise in the hopes of grooming a more competent workforce.
The curriculum for the MBA program is particularly designed and organized to achieve the program’s objectives and outcomes. Beginning with an analysis of industry and competition, students develop the concepts, tools, and techniques that are essential for accurately diagnosing and enhancing the competitive performances of an international enterprise. Core courses and advanced elective courses are offered that permit students to tailor the program to specific career objectives or specializations. These subjects contribute to making the graduates able to utilize a balanced educational experience with an appropriate combination of theoretical knowledge and practical skills that are likely to make their entrance and advancement in the profession of management science and enable them to design and implement solutions for rapidly changing computing problems and information system environments. These subjects also make the graduates able to apply their management science knowledge and skills to develop a career in business or industry and to foster among the students the need for professional development, and life-long learning.
Faculty of Management Sciences is working very closely with the industry. Accordingly, this remains policy of the Faculty to invite at least 10% of its total faculty members as visiting faculty so that they bring with them the latest information of the market and current expectations of the employer. The MBA students also get a chance to interact with key industry people and are encouraged to establish lasting linkages between the academia and industry. Internships and research activities also expose them to the industry and give them a unique point of view from where they are able to instigate a meaningful positive change. This curriculum provides integration between theoretical and practical aspects of business administration required in most of the industry areas today. It has the potential to enable the graduates to work in a variety of industrial, educational, business, scientific, and engineering settings. It develops managerial skills of the graduates as well as problem-solving, and communication skills as they work with or manage multidisciplinary teams.
Minimum 16 Years of Business Schooling with Min Second Division
MBA program provides learning opportunities for students interested in mastering the skills and knowledge required for entering in today’s workforce. The program has the following objectives:
Graduates who accomplished the Masters of Business Administration degree will be qualified to
|No. of Courses||10|
|Total Credit Hours||30 Cr Hrs|