Online Master of Business Administration (MBA)


Program Description

Professionals with an EBU MBA degree are able to enhance their personal portfolio. The options of an online education fit well into an already busy schedule. In addition, the best business degrees are lived or shared experiences. The real-world experience presented by serious academics begins in year one as you build your general management knowledge and gain valuable experience from colleagues and Professors. Dive into complex managerial issues with this series of elective courses and gain insight into the perspectives of a senior manager or leader while understanding the larger context of management. Develop managerial skills including management in a global context.

The courses presented here offer a menu of choices in each required discipline, calibrated to your skills, experience, and future goals. As an applied branch of Business Management, the Master of Business Administration explores specializations such as Operations and Management, Financial Accounting and Reporting, Human Resource Management, Global Economics, Managerial Accounting, and International Marketing. Business institutions constantly seek MBA trained personnel and these courses are designed to guarantee that you meet the demands.

The Master of Business Administration is a one-year degree program specifically designed to prepare graduates as the next generation of Managers.

Students completing this Master pursue careers in:

  • Consultant
  • Finance Manager
  • Marketing Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Financial Analyst
  • Healthcare Administrator
  • Information Systems Manager


MBA Program Learning Outcomes

EBU learning goals are intended to enhance student learning in the following areas: communication, ethical reasoning, analytical skills, information technology, global outlook, critical thinking, and understanding of synergy. Upon completion of the MBA Program, graduates will among others:

  • Demonstrate professionalism and leadership.
  • Demonstrate a global perspective.
  • Understand innovation and IT issues that shape and frame competition.
  • Possess the skills to integrate business concepts from various disciplines.
  • Apply knowledge and skills to solve multiple and varied business problems.
  • Have an appreciation for ethical decision-making.

Program Structure

Term I (October - December)

Marketing Management (4 ECTS)

  • Marketing Analysis & Research
  • Internet Marketing and ICT
  • Customer Relations Management

Human Resource Management (4 ECTS)

  • Recruitment & Selection
  • Performance and Management
  • Employee Relations and Labour laws

Financial Accounting and Reporting (4 ECTS)

  • Recording of Financial Transactions
  • Bookkeeping, T-Accounting and Journal entries
  • Profits, Cash Flow, Assets, and Liabilities

Corporate Policy and Ethics (4 ECTS)

  • Business Problems and Issues
  • Corporate Strategy and Objectives
  • CSR, CER, and Public stakeholders

Statistics and Data Analysis (4 ECTS)

  • Methods of Forecasting
  • Time Series Analysis
  • Distribution and Analysis of Variance

Business Law Seminar (2 ECTS) – Seminar

  • Elements of Contract law
  • Disputes, Arbitration, and Settlement

Term II (January - March)

International Marketing (4 ECTS)

  • Competitive Advantage
  • Global Advertising/Promotion
  • Brand and Product Decisions

Entrepreneurship (4 ECTS)

  • Foundations of Entrepreneurship
  • Creativity & Risk
  • Human Capital Management

Advanced Managerial Accounting (4 ECTS)

  • Job Order Costing
  • Activity-Based Costing
  • Segment Reporting

The Global Economy (4 ECTS)

  • International Trade
  • Exchange Rates, Interest Rates
  • Balance of Trade

Global Strategic Management (4 ECTS)

  • Forces of Globalisation
  • Personal Values and Ethics
  • Multiple Stakeholders

Communication Skills (1 ECTS) – Seminar

  • Communication Theories
  • Effective Presentations
  • Developing Listening Skills

Term III (April - June)

Operations Management (4 ECTS)

  • Supply Chain Management
  • Logistics Management
  • Product Design and Development

Strategic Leadership in Organizations (4 ECTS)

  • Strategic Thought and Planning
  • Organizational Change
  • Design for Results

Corporate Finance (4 ECTS)

  • Capital Asset Pricing Model
  • Stock and Bond Valuations
  • Debt Management

Information Technology and Strategy (4 ECTS)

  • Technology Management
  • Diffusion and Absorption
  • Innovation and Management

Negotiation (1 ECTS) – Seminar

  • Effective Negotiation
  • Appropriate Tactics
  • Confidence in Negotiation

Final Project/Capstone (6 ECTS)

Case studies and a comprehensive Capstone Project - Mandatory Campus Week One Term: Networking, Final Exams

Last updated Jul 2020

About the School

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