Master of Business Administration - (12 Months Online Accelerated MBA)

General

Program Description

The Rushford 100% online Accelerated MBA program is designed for graduates and working professionals who have the passion and commitment to succeed in the business world. Rushford Business School offers a self-paced learning environment that is built on the latest technology to bring students, faculty, mentors, and a variety of knowledge sourced together for a world-class learning experience. The Rushford MBA is a hands-on program in which a student is not only expected to master core fundamentals of business and management but also to develop key skills along the way that can be applied at the workplace in real-time.

 Rushford offers Recognition of Prior Experience (RPE) and thus a formal bachelor’s degree is not mandatory for entering this program.

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Courses Overview

The Rushford Online MBA program is comprised of a total of 17 courses and each course lasts approximately 3 weeks. Each course is comprised of 4 ECTS credits. Students must complete 12 Core courses and 3 out of the 5 Elective courses to earn a total of 60 ECTS for becoming eligible for the MBA award.

  • Managerial Economics 
  • Managerial Skills 
  • Accounting for Financial Reporting 
  • Accounting for Managerial Decisions 
  • Cutting Edge Leadership 
  • Financial Management 
  • Operations Management: Productivity & Quality 
  • International Business Environment 
  • Leadership and Managing Human Capital 
  • Marketing Management 
  • Financial Statement Analysis 
  • Corporate Social Responsibility, Ethics & Law 
  • Strategic Management: Integrating the Enterprise (Elective) 
  • Sales Management (Elective) 
  • Organizational Behaviour (Elective) 
  • Business Communications (Elective) 
  • Business Law (Elective) 
  • Business Analytics (Elective) 

Careers & Outcomes

The Rushford MBA allows our graduates to accelerate their career aspirations through sheer knowledge, skills, and wisdom building throughout the program. We ensure that the program exposes students to hands-on business and management learning. The Rushford MBA provides our students with the competitive advantage of a reputed European MBA degree that is taught by Industry experts who solve business challenges in their work-life daily.

Each student at Rushford Business School is matched with an Industry mentor, preferably in the same industry in which the student is working or has aspirations to enter. The mentor guides the student through the course and provides the student with real-life experiential learning along with core learning taking place in the program.

After completing the program, the career path will be influenced by what stage the student is. For working professional students, the positive impact of the program happens from the first day since the student can apply the knowledge and skills right away at work. For graduates, the knowledge and skills developed during the MBA program provide them the competitive edge needed to secure their desired role.

Eligibility

Rushford maintains very high standards for students who enter our academic programs. For all MBA programs, the following criteria need to be met before admission is offered to a prospective student.

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree or an equivalent recognized academic title in any discipline

Qualifications Waiver

For students who don’t have a Bachelor’s Degree, Rushford uses Recognition of Prior Experience (RPE). Rushford generally utilizes over 3 years of relevant experience in a significant role for waiver of Bachelor’s Degree. Please contact us at rushford@jliedu.ch

Proficiency in English

Evidence of Proficiency in English

  • IELTS 6.0+ or
  • PTE 50+ or
  • TOEFL 550+ or
  • Any other proficiency test that was taken in the last 2 years

English Proficiency Waiver

The English proficiency test is waived for the following candidates:

  • Native English Speakers or
  • Applicants having completed their schooling in English (i.e. High School Diploma or IB) or
  • Applicants having completed their undergraduate degree in English in an English speaking country or
  • 2 Years of work experience in a setting in which English is the primary language of work

Accreditation

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EduQua Certified Swiss Institution

Rushford Business School through its parent school (James Lind Institute) is certified by EduQua, a Swiss quality label for further education institutions.  EduQua is an accreditation body recognized and supported by the Swiss Confederate Government.

EduQua is the first quality certification for public and private educational institutions in Switzerland and is recognized, supported, and endorsed by the following organizations:

• Swiss Federal Government
• Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education (EDK)
• State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO)
• Swiss Conference for Professional Training department (SBBK)
• Swiss Association of Employment Departments (VSAA)
• Swiss Federation for Adult Learning (SVEB)

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Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs

Rushford Business School through its parent school (James Lind Institute) is a member of the “Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)

ACBSP is the only global accrediting body, which accredits business programs at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate degree levels worldwide since 1988. Rushford Business School is part of a membership that extends to more than 60 countries. ACBSP members are amongst the best educators in their respective fields, interested in learning innovative teaching methods, improving the delivery of business education programs, and creative value for their students.

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Swiss Higher Educational Institution

James Lind Institute is an approved post-secondary higher educational Institution with the authority to award private degrees in Switzerland. The institute is registered in the Canton of Geneva, Switzerland under the UID CHE-255.747.977.

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International Council For Open & Distance Education (ICDE), Norway

James Lind Institute is a proud member of the prestigious International Council for Open & Distance Education. ICDE has consultative partner status with UNESCO and shares UNESCO’s key value – the universal right to education for all. ICDE further derives its position from the unique knowledge and experience of its members throughout the world in the development and use of new methodologies and emerging technologies.

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International Organization For Standardization (ISO) 9001:2015 Certified

James Lind Institute (JLI) is fully accredited by the AMERICAN BOARD OF ACCREDITATION SERVICES (ABAS) as per ISO 9001:2015 standards for providing Training & Education Programs related to healthcare and allied sectors.

Last updated Oct 2020

About the School

Rushford Business School is the official name of the Business School of James Lind Institute, Gevena, Switzerland. The school offers higher degree programs in Business and Management. We are also uniq ... Read More

Rushford Business School is the official name of the Business School of James Lind Institute, Gevena, Switzerland. The school offers higher degree programs in Business and Management. We are also unique in our offering of several MBA programs with technical specializations and we continue to add more technical specializations as we keep growing. Our 100% online programs are well suited to students from all over the world who would like to receive a high-quality education from a premier European Business School at an affordable tuition fee. As part of the JLI global institution, we leverage the networks, knowledge, experience and geographic spread to the advantage of our students. Read less