MBA Programme Details

Modular Course Structure
A combination of core and elective courses. Courses are of variable length depending on their ECTS credits and students attend one course at a time.

Flexible Selection of Courses
Students can take courses in any sequence throughout the programme to fit their own schedule as long as they have the necessary prerequisites.

ECTS Composition
To graduate, students are required to earn 120 ECTS credits: 78 ECTS from taught core courses, 12 ECTS from taught elective courses, 30 ECTS from a final project work

Rolling Admissions
Students can join CIIM MBA/MPSM any time of the year and start taking courses right away. The Admissions Committee makes recommendations on student admissions to the Programme Committee.

Duration
Students can choose to complete their coursework at a rapid pace in 18 months or at a more relaxed pace taking up to a maximum of three years.

Time
Courses are taught during evenings and weekends leaving weekdays free for work.

Admission Requirement

We seek to select highly qualified candidates who are motivated and who will make a positive contribution at CIIM. Our students share a demonstrated capacity for leadership and a desire to affect positive change.

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited programme
  • A minimum of three years postgraduate work experience
  • Proficiency in English (graduation from an English speaking institution, TOEFL, IELTS or similar standardised test)
  • Successful personal interview

Programme Table

Core Courses: Total 78 ECTS

Course Code ECTS
Basic Functional Skills
Corporate Finance MB405 6
Financial Accounting MB450 6
Managerial Economics MB420 6
Marketing Management MB430 6
Quantitative & Qualitative Methods MB730 6
Operations Management & Supply Chain Management MB675 6
Leadership & People Skills
Communication & Negotiation Skills MB680 6
Ethics, CSR & Sustainability MB540 6
Leading & Managing People & Organisations MB685 6
Professional and Career Development Workshop MB395 0
Strategic Thinking & Practice
Market Research & Competitive Analysis MB790 9
Final Project Workshop MB525 0
International Business MB630 3
Managing Strategic Change MB515 6
Strategic Marketing MB510 6
Total ECTS Credits (Core Courses) 78

 

Elective Courses: Total 12 ECTS

Course Code ECTS
Digital Business Track
Digital Marketing MB745 6
Digital Marketing – Group Project MB651 6
Entrepreneurship Track
Business Ventures – From Idea to Execution MB725 6
Planning & Starting a New Business MB750 6
Financing of New Ventures OR
Entrepreneurship & Innovation
FB585
MB615
3
3
Other Electives
Cost Benefit Analysis MB505 6
E-Government MP420 4.5
Innovation, Value Creation & Value Capturing MA215 6
Public Finance & Public Policy MP515 6
Special Topics in Management MB685 4.5
Finance Track
At least 12 ECTS credits from the MSc Financial Services programme
Human Resource Management Track
At least 12 ECTS credits from the MSc HRM & OB programme

Final Year Project: 30 ECTS

Programme Total: 120 ECTS

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