Master of Business Administration (Full Time & Part Time)

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Programme Aims

The Concordia University Chicago MBA offers you the advanced degree needed to move your career forward or switch career paths. You will gain the managerial and analytical skills required to be a confident leader in today’s changing, global business environment. Students learn from our nationally esteemed faculty, who share their business experiences and professional networks during and after the Program.

You will enjoy a practical curriculum grounded in an ethical context that will differentiate you in a competitive marketplace. And, you will thrive from a cohort format establishing bonds with peers and lasting networking relationships.

Learning Outcomes

The Concordia University Chicago MBA curriculum is grounded in an ethical context. The curriculum offers students a foundation in core courses such as marketing, economics, statistics, and accounting. Students leave the program as well-rounded professionals who are ready to address critical issues in today’s changing, complex business climate.

Mode of Delivery

Lectures, Case study, Work project, Discussions and presentations

Course Duration

Full Time: 12 Months

Part Time: 24 Months

Course Intakes

Full Time: Every 2 Months

Entry Requirements

Admission Requirements (full programme):

  • Bachelor’s degree from a recognised university

Minimum English Language Entry Requirement:

  • Achieved a grade C6 or better in English language O level;or
  • Equivalent qualification e.g. IELTS 6.0, TOEFL 550 (iBT 72)

Minimum Age:

  • 20 years or above
Course Fees

S$23,000 (excluding GST)

Course Timetable

Full Time

Semester Course Module
1
Marketing Design and Strategy
1
Financial Accounting & Analysis
1
Seminar in Descriptive Statistics
1
Managerial Economics
2
Macroeconomics Analysis
2
Ethical Strategic Analysis
2
Management of Human Resources
3
Managerial Accounting & Analysis
3
Operations Management
3
Competitive Strategy
4
Global Managerial and Organisational Behaviour
4
Corporate Finance
4
Managers and the Legal Environment
Last Semester
Cases in Financial Analysis

Part Time

Semester 1 Semester 2 Semester 3
Ethical Strategic Analysis
Financial Accounting & Analysis
Marketing Design and Strategy
Macroeconomics Analysis
Seminar in Descriptive Statistics
Managerial Economics
Global Managerial and Organisational Behaviour
Semester 4 Semester 5 Semester 6
Management of Human Resources
Operations Management
Managerial Accounting & Analysis
Corporate Finance
Managers and the Legal environment
Competitive Strategy
Cases in Financial Analysis
Module Details

Global Marketing in a Digital Era
This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and understanding of the global marketing environment through key marketing concepts, digital marketing tools and global marketing strategy.  The course challenges you to think critically about the global marketplace.  Students will hone their approach to global marketing decisions, policies and strategies.  Students will learn to formulate and evaluate a global marketing plan through the use of digital marketing tools and techniques.  

Economics for Management
This course examines key economic concepts critical to managerial decision-making within today’s business environment with an emphasis on national and global, real-world applications.  The course incorporates both microeconomic and macroeconomic principles.

Managing and Leading Effective Organisations
This course is designed to provide students with the skills and knowledge to facilitate innovative leadership and management within different types of organizations.  This course focuses on the impact of leadership and management on organizational effectiveness. Students will hone their critical thinking and problem solving skills. Students will learn attributes of successful leaders and managers, the challenges they face in in a global society, and how they build relationships and impact culture for organizational sustainability and innovations. 

Ethics, Law & Communications in Decision Making
This course introduces the legal and ethical obligations in business. Knowledge of law and ethics must be included into managerial decisions.  Students will learn to apply and communicate ethical frameworks to business decisions, with a lens on social responsibility. Proactive and effective communication can provide a competitive edge to organizations, reducing risk and liability.      

Organizational Behavior
This course focuses on providing students with cutting edge thinking about the topics that are germane to organizational behavior.  It is the people within an organization who create, innovate, and are responsible for keeping a competitive advantage. Knowing how to motivate and mobilize an organization’s human capital is critical to organizational performance. This course will assist students in developing a systematic understanding of why people behave the way they do and understand how to translate that knowledge into organizational applications.

Entrepreneurialism and Innovation
This course challenges students to think about how they can create, build, or change an organization through sound leadership and management theories, personal relationships, creative and critical thinking, as well as how design thinking and innovation principles can be used to create value.

Accounting for Decision Making
This course provides students with an understanding of accounting information critical in planning, control and decision making to achieve stated goals within an organization.  It will incorporate the use of cases that focus on accounting data in directing the decisions and strategy of businesses.  The course will provide students with the skills to analyze financial information through the use of appropriate accounting software in order to make sound managerial decisions.

Managing Human Capital
Organizational managers and leaders must understand how changing technologies, demographics, mergers and acquisitions, and globalization influence the potential of human capital to create and maintain strategic competitive advantage.  This course will focus on how expanding the leadership and talent pool by having a sound diversity strategy can create competitive advantage.  Issues such as immigration, diversity laws, work-life balance, equal opportunity, ageism, and the multigenerational workforce are discussed.

Statistics Applied to Managerial Problems
This course provides students with an understanding of statistical data for the primary purpose of managerial problem solving and decision making.  Topics include probability distributions, estimation and hypothesis testing, quality control and regression analysis. Applications of statistical techniques to issues in marketing, investment analysis and manufacturing are discussed. 

Financial Management
This course provides students with the financial skills and critical thinking necessary to analyze and evaluate financial policy decisions in a global economy. The course focuses on financial statement analysis for decision making and includes time value of money; the cost of capital, valuation of stocks and bonds, management of short-term assets, short-term and long-term financing, capital markets, and multinational financial management. This course also addresses the impact of legal, social, technological, and ethical considerations on efficient economic outcomes.

Global Management
This course focuses on how globalization has opened the world to organizations and provides students the skills and knowledge to perform effectively as a leader within a company with global presence. Topics covered the broader themes about globalization and its implications, as well as multinational business strategies, from exporting to foreign direct investment, as well as economic, political, and cultural influences on the international marketplace.

Capstone Course
This Capstone course requires candidates to integrate and synthesize core course concepts learned throughout the MBA. Students will be challenged to complete case studies and a final project that relate to MBA program outcomes and the College’s Pillars of Knowledge, demonstrating skills needed to be an effective leader in today’s global workplace. The singular purpose of the MBA capstone is to provide students an opportunity to demonstrate their competency in applying the knowledge, concepts, and tools developed during their MBA program through an integrative experience. This is the last opportunity for faculty to assess student competency. 

Attendance Requirements

STP holders: 90%
Non-STP holders: 75%

Assessment and Graduation

A: Assessment

Formative feedback will be provided in seminars and tutorials in addition to that provided through assignment and guided learning. In-course assignments and oral presentations will be based around essays and reports with presentations providing opportunities for both formative and summative feedback. Formal examinations based around case studies and technical questions where appropriate.

The choice of assessment methods is closely related to the module outcomes. Examinations are used sparingly but are appropriate in topic areas where technical competence must be demonstrated.

Details of assessment varies from module and to module, full details are in each of the module descriptors. Click here for the details.


B: Graduating Requirements

Students must complete all modules they do not have advanced standing against.

Teacher-Student Ratio

1 Teacher: 60 Students

Lecturers
Lecturer Module
Ho Kai Joo
Marketing Design and Strategy
Cope Michael Arthur
Managerial Economics
Macroeconomic Analysis
Ong Ah Huat
Ethical Strategic Leadership
Operations Management
Competitive Strategy
Lee Thiam Soon
Management of Human Resources
Ethical Strategic Leadership
Global Managerial and Organizational Behavior
Kohli Nisha
Financial Accounting & Analysis
Managerial Accounting & Analysis
Andrew Goh Chor Eng
Seminar in Descriptive Statistics
Tan Buck Koon
Macroeconomics Analysis
Teoh Teik Toe
Corporate Finance
Cases in Financial Analysis
Allan Yeo Kiat Meng
Managers and the Legal Environment
About Concordia University Chicago

Since its founding in 1864, Concordia University Chicago has strived to empower people to achieve all that they can. Academic excellence and an international perspective are the cornerstones of this historic institution, and this is reflected in its reputation: at home and abroad.

  • Concordia-Chicago has a 150-year history of bringing higher education to the world.
  • ranks 22 out of 7400 US colleges and universities for high-quality bachelor’s and master’s programs in education*
  • the second fastest growing campus among non-profit master’s degree granting institutions in the US for 2004-2009**

1.The College Database’s list of Top U.S. Colleges and Universities for Teaching Education 2013

2. Chronicle of Higher Education, 2011 Almanac Edition

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