Master of Business Administration

This programme promotes integrative, innovative thinking that will help you draw on your emotional and spiritual intelligence as much as you do your intellect, developing responsible, ethical leadership in an era when good governance and corporate social responsibility are paramount.
This qualification lays the foundation for continuous professional growth. The curriculum will equip you with advanced understanding of the strategic implications of your organisation’s business environment, both internal and external. You will study leadership, financial management, human resource management, entrepreneurship, innovation, marketing, business research, operations and supply chain management at a strategic level, as well as economics and the cross-cutting disciplines of systems management and ethics. Equipped with theoretical background, models, frameworks and strategic tools, you will emerge able to communicate with a variety of stakeholders across disciplines, and make informed decisions in different business contexts, ensuring that your organisation is sustainable.

Course description

You will, in your MBA projects, apply systematic rational analysis and other interdisciplinary processes designed for effective management, contextualising them for your organisation so that you are able to deal with real-life management and leadership challenges.

You will complete 10 compulsory modules that are prerequisites for business success, two electives that allow you to refine your knowledge in particular areas of interest, and complete a research project that contributes to the body of knowledge on leadership and or management.

Who is it for?

Are you ready to step up and strategically lead your organisation into the future? This degree will equip you with specialised-generalist knowledge that enables you to function effectively in various organisational contexts, fast-tracking your career through strategic and innovative leadership.

Entry requirements

  • A relevant honours degree, postgraduate diploma or a cognate (professional) bachelor’s degree at NQF Level 8 from an accredited institution

Credit

225 credits  at NQF Level 9

Learning outcomes

  • Critique current organisational development and change interventions, and formulate and implement an effective organisational development strategy
  • Critically analyse and interpret financial statements and apply sound financial management and corporate governance
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the research process and its application to resolving business problems
  • Integrate organisational processes, systems, structure and culture in strategic human resource management
  • Critically examine how corporate governance and business ethics are integrated into business strategy

Compulsory modules

  • Business Research
  • Economics
  • Emotional and Spiritual Intelligence
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Financial Management
  • Strategic Management

Electives: choice two 

  • Business Ethics and Corporate Governance
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • International Management
  • Strategic Project Management
  • Strategic IT Management
  • Organisational Development and Change
  • Sales Management
  • Mentoring and Coaching
  • Strategic Performance Management
  • Digital Marketing
  • Trading and Investment

DELIVERY OPTIONS

Overview

This mode of study is suitable for candidates who desire to study online and at their pace, irrespective of their location. The course contents are delivered through prerecorded video and other 5th generation study tools.

Duration
Two years

Course fees
R 19 500

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