MBA Emphasis on Strategic Management & Leadership

The MBA with Emphasis on Strategic Management and Leadership focuses on providing knowledge, skills and competencies to become a strategic leader in corporate, private or government organizations.

MBA EMPHASIS ON STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP​

 

INTRODUCTION

MBA Emphasis in Strategic Management and Leadership focuses on providing knowledge, skills and competencies to become a strategic leader in corporate, private or government organizations. The focus is on developing leadership skills that enables students to craft, execute, and lead a defined strategy that sustains the business or organization in the dynamic changing scenario. The emphasis provides an understanding about strategic risks and risk management to lead organizations proactively. The emphasis equips the student to drive innovation and creativity in organizations, as well as plan and direct incremental and transformational changes for organizational excellence.

PROGRAM SUMMARY

Goals

  • Develop understanding of the concepts and theories of strategic management and leadership
  • Develop an understanding of leadership strategies related to innovation and creativity in organizations
  • Expose students to leadership strategies and experiences in leading and managing change
  • Equip students with knowledge, concepts and techniques related to strategic risk management

Learning Outcomes
Student will be able to:

  • Compare and contrast roles in strategic management and leadership
  • Develop strategies of creating culture of innovation in an organization to solve complex issues
  • Critically analyze risk and formulate effective organizational Strategies
  • Demonstrate ability to plan and lead change in organization

Duration

  • Total credits required for graduation – 36
  • 18 Months (1 year 6 months), Program Provided that the
    student meets the CGPA requirements.
  • The program will run in the evening time 6:50 PM - 10:10 PM, three days a week.
  • Weekend classes run between 9:00 AM - 2:30 PM on Friday and Saturday.

Recognition

  • At the end of duration of the program, students are awarded a Master of Business Administration degree mentioning their area of specialization.
  • Degrees are recognized and stamped by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, UAE.

Intakes

  • There are three admission intakes for the MBA program namely May, September and January each year.

Intakes

  • Evening Class – 1900 – 2200 Hrs.
  • Weekend program timing (1000 HRS to 1530 HRS).​

COURSE CURRICULUM

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION - CORE COURSES

CODE COURSE CREDITS PREREQUISITE COURSE TYPE
FIA6001 Managerial Accounting 3 None Core course
MAT6001 Research Methods for Business Decision Making(P) 3 None Core and Protected course
BUS6001 International Business(P) 3 None Core and Protected course
CIS6001 Corporate Information Strategy & Management 3 None Core course
ECO6001 Managerial Economics 3 None Core course
FIA6002 Financial Management(P) 3 None Core and Protected course
ORB6001  Organizational Behaviour 3 None Core course
MKT6101 Marketing Management 3 Managerial Economics Core course
MGM7102 Strategic Management('C') 3 Successful completion of 6000 level Course Capstone Course
Total Credits required in Core Courses 27    

 

EMPHASIS ON STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT & LEADERSHIP

CODE COURSE PREREQUISITE CREDITS COURSE TYPE
SML 7012 Strategic Leadership(P,E) None 3 Protected and compulsory course
Electives – Choose Any Two
SML 7010 Leading Through Creativity & Innovation (P,E) None 3 Elective and Protected course
SML 7011 Strategic Risk Management(P,E) None 3 Elective and Protected course
SML 7013 Managing Strategic Change (P,E) None 3 Elective and Protected course
Total Credits required in Emphasis in Strategic Management & Leadership 9  

*Student needs to complete any three courses out of the four courses of the Emphasis areas​

MBA with Emphasis on Strategic Management & Leadership

There are important skills required in order to be an effective leader in an organization. MBA with Emphasis on Strategic Management and Leadership equips students with the knowledge of promoting innovation within the organization and creates substantial changes for the betterment of the company.

Possible Careers:

Entrepreneurial Start-Ups
Family-Owned or Self-Launched Businesses
Governmental and Regulatory Agencies
Management Consultancies
Multinational Enterprises
Non-Profit Organizations
Private and Public Firms
Account Manager
Alliance Manager

 

 

 

Business Analyst
Customer Insights Advisor
Entrepreneur
Business Unit Manager
General Manager
Innovation Manager
Junior/Senior Consultant
Planning Specialist
Project Manager
Strategy Advisor
Venture Manager

GOALS

A. Develop an understanding about the basic concepts and constructs of modern management theories and its applications
B. Instill analytical thinking that enhances problem solving and decision making.
C. Develop understanding of successful management techniques and practices

LEARNING OUTCOMES

Student will be able to:
A. Integrate knowledge in the fields of managerial economics, finance & accounting, human resource management, marketing management & business management systems for managing business operations
B. Assess ethical values and practices for conducting business
C. Analyze business problems and take strategic decisions
D. Evaluate business scenarios with help of appropriate tools and techniques

 

  1. Develop knowledge and skills in Human Resource Management processes, tools, systems and techniques
  2. Develop skills in planning Human Resource activities within the organization
  3. Equip students with the tools and techniques in analyzing and evaluating issues related to diversity and equal employment opportunity
  4. Expose students to new trends in Human Resource Information Technology
  1. Demonstrate an understanding of contemporary issues in Human Resource Management
  2. Analyze legal and diversity issues in Human Resource Management.
  3. Design systems, tools & techniques of human capital management.
  4. Demonstrate ability to evaluate strategies of compensation and training in improving organizational performance

 

Part-Time MBA Programs

Featuring the same faculty and flexible curriculum as the full-time and weekend programs, the Evening MBA Program allows students to build their skills without interrupting their careers. The Evening MBA Program is an attractive option for individuals who live and work full time in Dubai UAE.

The Weekend MBA Program allows students to build their skills without interrupting their careers, while offering the same faculty and flexible curriculum as the full-time and evening programs. The convenient Friday and Saturday formats allow students to earn an MBA degree in Sharjah UAE without putting their careers on hold. Beneficial for both Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Ajman based professionals with heavy travel schedules and nonresidents, the Weekend MBA Program draws many of its students from outside of Sharjah.

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