MBA in Information Technology & Systems

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION (M.B.A.) in Information Technology & Systems

Overview

If we look at the global MBA scenario, IT-related opportunities make up almost as much as 13 percent of business administrative jobs. An MBA in IT & Systems Management can make one eligible in handling administrative problems and tasks related to information technology. The scope of this arena is huge given the demand in this field created by the growing IT industry. This programme explores the technical and informational sides of technology, and how it is used to improve efficiency and increase value. The ethics of technology usage will be explored and cross-cultural implications will be examined. This programme also examines the consequences of change through case studies

Core modules

  • MGT510: Managerial Accounting
  • MGT520: Managing Business Strategy
  • MGT530: Human Capital Management
  • MGT540: Marketing Management
  • MGT550: Managing Operations
  • MGT560: Leading Organization
  • MGT570: Financial Management
  • MGT580: Project Management

Entry requirements

  1. Recognized Bachelor Degree in any field
  2. Sufficient English language proficiency (IELTS 6.0 or its equivalent)
  3. At least 3 years of working experience in the managerial position

Action research paper

This requirement of the MBA programme will enable the student to prepare a research paper that applies managerial concepts and research techniques to a significant organizational issue or problem, within the context of his/her chosen specialization area. After completing the action research the student should be able to:

  • Select, evaluate and apply critical management thinking to an organizational issue or problem.
  • Critically evaluate the techniques and processes used to investigate an important organizational issue or problem.
  • Synthesize information to arrive at a coherent conclusion.
  • Critically evaluate the implications for the recommendations presented.
  • Critically reflect on his or her development of knowledge, skills and techniques used during the preparation of the action research paper.

Programme benefits

  • To enable the advanced study of organizations, their management and the changing external context in which they operate.
  • Equip individuals for and/or development of a career in business and management by developing skills at a professional or equivalent level to assume senior managerial and leadership positions in business.
  • Development of the ability to apply knowledge and understanding of business and management to complex issues, both systematically and creatively, to improve business and management leadership and practice.
  • Enhancement of lifelong learning and personal development so as to be able to work with self-direction and originality and to contribute to business and society at large.

Learning materials

Personalized, easy to understand text-based (reading materials) interactive resources that progressively and systematically takes the learner through various areas of competencies required at the workplace, in a specialized field of study.

Assessment of learning

Personalized exercises, assignments and/or quizzes are utilized throughout the course/programme to measure progress in learning. such comprehensive assessment procedure is characterized by being diagnostic, formative (intervention-oriented), and summative

Completion requirements

100% completion of courses and assessment therein is required to be able to get certified in the said course and/or programme

Grading Scheme

The grading system is defined as follows:

Pass:

Higher Distinction: 90-100%

Distinction       : 80-89%

First Division   : 70-79%

Second Division: 60-69%

Satisfactory      : 50-59%

Fail:

Unsatisfactory  : 49 % and below

Fees €1,499