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Executive Master of Business Administration

  • Course Level Masters
  • Credits60 ECTS
  • Next intakeMay 2018
  • Duration12 months
  • Study modeOnsite/Online
  • LanguageEnglish

Introduction

The complexity in business challenges in today’s hyper connected world requires organizations turning to exceptional general managers who can take on greater cross-functional responsibilities and contribute to the corporate growth on a more strategic level. It is equally challenging to move out of one’s comfort zone/expertise. The Executive MBA program is designed to help you accelerate this leadership transformation and play a greater and more strategic role in your company’s success. Our state-of-the-art Online Live Interactive classes is ideally suited to the executives who constantly travel as well as the busy working professionals. The modular delivery pattern and the recorded option of these modules helps the learner to focus on one subject at a time and provides them the flexibility to imbibe the key concepts, with least downtime from your personal and professional life and maximizes your learning investment. Learning with the EBS faculties and a diverse peer group, expands your leadership skills, mindset and network – and emerge with a personal action plan for taking your career and your company to the next stage of performance and growth.

Aims

The following are the aims of the program:

  • To provide an opportunity for students to develop a general grasp of business related knowledge in organizational management.
  • To prepare students intellectually and practically for effective performance in their place of work / employment.
  • To develop in students an understanding of the issues of management and business processes including the interrelationship between the core functional areas of an organisations, relative to particular sectors whether public or private.
  • To develop an awareness of the problems confronted by organisations and businesses and to equip them with the means to solve problems.
  • To prepare and nurture the learners in all fields of business administration to manage the various organizations on a scientific basis and to hold leading managerial positions.

Structure & Modules

  1. International Human Resource Management :

Learning Outcomes :

  • Critically review and analyse the importance of HRM and its practices in an organisation, and how it can be linked with organisational behaviour activities in overcoming business issues and challenges for a better performance of the organisation.
  • Critically review and analyse the framework of leadership and consider the nature, strengths and weaknesses of the various approaches: traits; functional; behavioural; style; contingency. The continuum of leadership behaviour should be explored in some depth with consideration of the factors determining the chosen leadership style.
  • Discuss the concept of organisational behaviour and its interface with management. Review and critically synthesize the various influences on behaviour in organisations and the interface with management in integrating and balancing these.
  • Asses the role of IHRM and its impact on global organisation. Identify some of the key HRM challenges facing organisations working internationally. Discuss the prevalent HRM practices and integrating the best practices in global organisation.
  1. Operation Management:

Learning Outcomes :

Know the various tools, techniques and apply suitable tools and techniques in different alternative scenarios of Operations Management.

  • Know the various tools, techniques and apply suitable tools and techniques in different alternative scenarios of Operations Management.
  • Apply information management techniques and evaluate them in context of operational functions to achieve competitive advantage and make the organization globally competitive.
  • Apply and critically evaluate the importance of project management to given business situations (Using PERT / CPM).
  • Demonstrate operations strategy in domestic and global context, and evaluate how the use of technology has impacted the operational functions.

3.Strategic Change Management:

Learning Outcomes :

  • Identify and analyse the implications for managing strategic change in supporting organisational transformation.
  • Analyse the organisational management challenges faced during the transformation and changes experienced by the organisation.
  • Analyse and evaluate the significance of strategy employed in trying to bring about an effective change management in an organisation. How does this impact leadership and human behaviour in the organisation.
  • Evaluate different change management theories propounded on management and leadership attributes which leads to enhanced contribution by managers and the employees.

4.International Marketing Management:

Learning Outcomes :

  • Analyse the changing business environment(s) globally and how they pose challenges to marketing management functions in organisations.
  • Develop marketing plans with application of appropriate marketing models, tools and techniques.
  • Evaluate the processes involved in brand management and how they influence consumer behaviour.
  • Evaluate the skills set needed as a creative marketer to launch new products/services in a dynamic global marketplace.

5. Business Sustainability Management:

Learning Outcomes :

Upon successful completion of this module the student should be able to:

  • LO1: Assess the numerous dimensions of sustainability requirements for businesses in the context of global challenges
  • LO2: Appraise, assess and develop strategies of organisations which will be sustainable in the long run
  • LO3: Strategic integration of business functions with sustainability processes
  • LO4: Effect of sustainability on supply chain management operations

6. Strategic Management and Leadership:

Learning Outcomes :

Upon successful completion of this module the student should be able to:

  • Analyse the concepts and theories of strategic management and critically evaluate the relationship between strategy, stakeholder expectations and organizational performance.
  • Evaluate the impact of current and emerging Economic, Political and Cultural factors on strategic management in an International context.
  • Formulate business strategies under challenging circumstances of Innovation and Change and evaluate those that contribute to the success of a particular organization.
  • Develop plans for the implementation of business strategies and enhance Stakeholder Expectations

Dissertation (Research Project)

Indicative Syllabus

Dissertation is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your ability to investigate an issue of your own choice over a significant period of time. Essentially this is an individual effort but it is carried out with the guidance and advice of your supervisor. Research is a creative and investigative process which only you can develop fully.

A supervisor/dissertation guide will be appointed to each students and the role of the supervisor is to act as a learning resource for the student. It is the student’s responsibility to make use of that opportunity, in consultation with the supervisor. The student is therefore expected to accept responsibility for the management of his/her learning.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must have attained the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University
  • English Proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 and above
  • Minimum 20 years of age
  • Candidates with minimum 2 years of work experience preferred.

Documents Required for Application:

  • Duly Filled Application form
  • Academic documents (High School and Bachelor degree with transcripts)
  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • A copy of your passport
  • A photograph
  • Statement of purpose

Career Progression

Completing an EMBA degree opens the doors for a series of career opportunities. Here is a list with the most common careers Management graduates pursue:

PROFESSIONAL PROGRESSION

  • Marketing Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Management Analyst
  • Executive Manager
  • Administration Manager
  • Executive positions.

The EMBA is renowned for providing successful candidates with career progression and an immediate return on their professional investment. An EMBA develops students’ commitment to creativity, innovation, and a tolerance for ambiguity in planning and problem solving. Many candidates find the EMBA a great resource to have alongside their previous skill-specific education. But it is this ability to see the “big picture” that you will develop throughout your EMBA studies that will really help to project you up the career ladder.

Academic Progression

A scholar holding an EMBA degree is always at a strategic advantage of his career to progress onto Doctorate degree: DBA or PhD in Business or Management (Level 8) of academic carrier path, provided the learner has displayed excellence in academic performance at EMBA level.

GMU 

Guglielmo Marconi University is the only Italian University to have Dual Accreditation advantage; by the Italian Ministry of Education and is also accredited by ACICS – Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), the largest US accrediting institution linked to the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).This means that GMU EMBA degree is very well accepted by government agencies across the countries. University at present is home to more than 16000 students enrolled onto its graduate and postgraduate programs, 300 faculty members and an academic advising team made of more than 200 experts.
Special Features of this Course:

CIQ

Cambridge International Qualifications (CIQ) is a professional awarding organisation based in the UK. CIQ develops and accredits qualifications designed to meet the needs of learners and the industry sectors in order to provide individuals with opportunities for personal and professional development. CIQ has gained the reputation for high quality support and services to the educational sector.

At CIQ , we are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life. Cambridge International Qualification has developed an internal Qualification Framework (CIQ Credit Framework) which consists of different levels and qualifications such as Certificates and Diplomas in line with the International standards.

CIQ is accredited by nationally recognised awarding organisations such as NCFE and TQUK.

NCFE, previously the Northern Council for Further Education, has designed, developed and certified over 500 nationally regulated qualifications.  TQUK, also known as Training Qualifications, UK, offers world class support and service to over 200 approved centres with a wide range of qualifications recognised by the Office of Qualifications and examinations Regulation England (Ofqual) and can be adapted to suit the learners needs.

  • Accredited by ACICS, CHEA, Ministry of Education (Italy)
  • Dual Certification Program – Students get an EMBA & PG Advanced Diploma
  • Onsite Evening-Weekend classes-Friday’s Only
  • Flexible installment option
  • Robust learning management system containing case studies, HD-quality video lectures
  • On-line Library Access
  • Leadership session in London.
  • Guglielmo Marconi University Alumni Status
  • Option to attend University Convocation in Rome

Introduction

The complexity in business challenges in today’s hyper connected world requires organizations turning to exceptional general managers who can take on greater cross-functional responsibilities and contribute to the corporate growth on a more strategic level. It is equally challenging to move out of one’s comfort zone/expertise. The Executive MBA program is designed to help you accelerate this leadership transformation and play a greater and more strategic role in your company’s success. Our state-of-the-art Online Live Interactive classes is ideally suited to the executives who constantly travel as well as the busy working professionals. The modular delivery pattern and the recorded option of these modules helps the learner to focus on one subject at a time and provides them the flexibility to imbibe the key concepts, with least downtime from your personal and professional life and maximizes your learning investment. Learning with the EBS faculties and a diverse peer group, expands your leadership skills, mindset and network – and emerge with a personal action plan for taking your career and your company to the next stage of performance and growth.

Aims

The following are the aims of the program:

  • To provide an opportunity for students to develop a general grasp of business related knowledge in organizational management.
  • To prepare students intellectually and practically for effective performance in their place of work / employment.
  • To develop in students an understanding of the issues of management and business processes including the interrelationship between the core functional areas of an organisations, relative to particular sectors whether public or private.
  • To develop an awareness of the problems confronted by organisations and businesses and to equip them with the means to solve problems.
  • To prepare and nurture the learners in all fields of business administration to manage the various organizations on a scientific basis and to hold leading managerial positions.

Structure & Modules

1. International Human Resource Management:

Learning Outcomes:

  • Critically review and analyse the importance of HRM and its practices in an organisation, and how it can be linked with organisational behaviour activities in overcoming business issues and challenges for a better performance of the organisation.
  • Critically review and analyse the framework of leadership and consider the nature, strengths and weaknesses of the various approaches: traits; functional; behavioural; style; contingency. The continuum of leadership behaviour should be explored in some depth with consideration of the factors determining the chosen leadership style.
  • Discuss the concept of organisational behaviour and its interface with management. Review and critically synthesize the various influences on behaviour in organisations and the interface with management in integrating and balancing these.
  • Asses the role of IHRM and its impact on global organisation. Identify some of the key HRM challenges facing organisations working internationally. Discuss the prevalent HRM practices and integrating the best practices in global organisation.

2. Operation Management:

Learning Outcomes:

Know the various tools, techniques and apply suitable tools and techniques in different alternative scenarios of Operations Management.

  • Know the various tools, techniques and apply suitable tools and techniques in different alternative scenarios of Operations Management.
  • Apply information management techniques and evaluate them in context of operational functions to achieve competitive advantage and make the organization globally competitive.
  • Apply and critically evaluate the importance of project management to given business situations (Using PERT / CPM).
  • Demonstrate operations strategy in domestic and global context, and evaluate how the use of technology has impacted the operational functions.

3.Strategic Change Management:

Learning Outcomes:

  • Identify and analyse the implications for managing strategic change in supporting organisational transformation.
  • Analyse the organisational management challenges faced during the transformation and changes experienced by the organisation.
  • Analyse and evaluate the significance of strategy employed in trying to bring about an effective change management in an organisation. How does this impact leadership and human behaviour in the organisation.
  • Evaluate different change management theories propounded on management and leadership attributes which leads to enhanced contribution by managers and the employees.

4.International Marketing Management:

Learning Outcomes:

  • Analyse the changing business environment(s) globally and how they pose challenges to marketing management functions in organisations.
  • Develop marketing plans with application of appropriate marketing models, tools and techniques.
  • Evaluate the processes involved in brand management and how they influence consumer behaviour.
  • Evaluate the skills set needed as a creative marketer to launch new products/services in a dynamic global marketplace.

5. Business Sustainability Management:

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this module the student should be able to:

  • LO1: Assess the numerous dimensions of sustainability requirements for businesses in the context of global challenges
  • LO2: Appraise, assess and develop strategies of organisations which will be sustainable in the long run
  • LO3: Strategic integration of business functions with sustainability processes
  • LO4: Effect of sustainability on supply chain management operations

6. Strategic Management and Leadership:

Learning Outcomes:

Upon successful completion of this module the student should be able to:

  • Analyse the concepts and theories of strategic management and critically evaluate the relationship between strategy, stakeholder expectations and organizational performance.
  • Evaluate the impact of current and emerging Economic, Political and Cultural factors on strategic management in an International context.
  • Formulate business strategies under challenging circumstances of Innovation and Change and evaluate those that contribute to the success of a particular organization.
  • Develop plans for the implementation of business strategies and enhance Stakeholder Expectations

Dissertation (Research Project)

Indicative Syllabus

Dissertation is an opportunity for you to demonstrate your ability to investigate an issue of your own choice over a significant period of time. Essentially this is an individual effort but it is carried out with the guidance and advice of your supervisor. Research is a creative and investigative process which only you can develop fully.

A supervisor/dissertation guide will be appointed to each students and the role of the supervisor is to act as a learning resource for the student. It is the student’s responsibility to make use of that opportunity, in consultation with the supervisor. The student is therefore expected to accept responsibility for the management of his/her learning.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must have attained the following qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognised University
  • English Proficiency equivalent to IELTS 5.5 and above
  • Minimum 20 years of age
  • Candidates with minimum 2 years of work experience preferred.

Documents Required for Application:

  • Duly Filled Application form
  • Academic documents (High School and Bachelor degree with transcripts)
  • A Curriculum Vitae
  • A copy of your passport
  • A photograph
  • Statement of purpose

Career Progression

Completing an EMBA degree opens the doors for a series of career opportunities. Here is a list with the most common careers Management graduates pursue:

PROFESSIONAL PROGRESSION

  • Marketing Manager
  • Sales Manager
  • Human Resources Manager
  • Management Analyst
  • Executive Manager
  • Administration Manager
  • Executive positions.

The EMBA is renowned for providing successful candidates with career progression and an immediate return on their professional investment. An EMBA develops students’ commitment to creativity, innovation, and a tolerance for ambiguity in planning and problem solving. Many candidates find the EMBA a great resource to have alongside their previous skill-specific education. But it is this ability to see the “big picture” that you will develop throughout your EMBA studies that will really help to project you up the career ladder.

Academic Progression

A scholar holding an EMBA degree is always at a strategic advantage of his career to progress onto Doctorate degree: DBA or PhD in Business or Management (Level 8) of academic carrier path, provided the learner has displayed excellence in academic performance at EMBA level.

GMU

Guglielmo Marconi University is the only Italian University to have Dual Accreditation advantage; by the Italian Ministry of Education and is also accredited by ACICS – Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS), the largest US accrediting institution linked to the U.S. Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).This means that GMU EMBA degree is very well accepted by government agencies across the countries. University at present is home to more than 16000 students enrolled onto its graduate and postgraduate programs, 300 faculty members and an academic advising team made of more than 200 experts.
Special Features of this Course:

CIQ

Cambridge International Qualifications (CIQ) is a professional awarding organisation based in the UK. CIQ develops and accredits qualifications designed to meet the needs of learners and the industry sectors in order to provide individuals with opportunities for personal and professional development. CIQ has gained the reputation for high quality support and services to the educational sector.

At CIQ , we are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life. Cambridge International Qualification has developed an internal Qualification Framework (CIQ Credit Framework) which consists of different levels and qualifications such as Certificates and Diplomas in line with the International standards.

CIQ is accredited by nationally recognised awarding organisations such as NCFE and TQUK.

NCFE, previously the Northern Council for Further Education, has designed, developed and certified over 500 nationally regulated qualifications.  TQUK, also known as Training Qualifications, UK, offers world class support and service to over 200 approved centres with a wide range of qualifications recognised by the Office of Qualifications and examinations Regulation England (Ofqual) and can be adapted to suit the learners needs.

  • Accredited by ACICS, CHEA, Ministry of Education (Italy)
  • Dual Certification Program – Students get an EMBA & PG Advanced Diploma
  • Onsite Evening-Weekend classes-Friday’s Only
  • Flexible installment option
  • Robust learning management system containing case studies, HD-quality video lectures
  • On-line Library Access
  • Leadership session in London.
  • Guglielmo Marconi University Alumni Status
  • Option to attend University Convocation in Rome

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