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MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

In today's business world, the need to incorporate information technology into the organization is a must in order to survive and succeed. The Future University recognizes the need to be responsive according to these changes and demands, both locally and internationally. It is hereby the mission of the Faculty of Postgraduate Studies in collaboration with the Faculty of Information Technology through Master of Business Administration (MBA) program to assist and prepare students to meet the challenges that lay ahead as they embark on the challenge of managing the ever changing business world.

The MBA program seeks to provide valuable knowledge to the students in business and administration and all its related aspects. It seeks to extend both the knowledge of students and their ability to effectively utilize their knowledge in a collaborative business work environment.

The Faculty of Information Technology has developed a diversified portfolio of MBA programs to tailor every business organization needs:

  • With specialization courses in General Management
  • With specialization courses in Engineering Management
  • With specialization courses in Telecommunication Management

 

The MBA program gives such an advantage by preparing the graduate students to manage their business needs. The MBA program will provide graduate students with a unique blend of managerial, technological and communications skills essential for success in the exciting field of business, marketing and telecommunication world.

Whether the student is looking to advance one's career in the business, nonprofit, or government sector, the program can help prepare to successfully manage business projects and processes and direct people, gain the knowledge, skills, and confidence to become a more effective manager by learning to integrate and align organizational processes and systems, and motivate people to meet today's critical challenges and goals.

Phlosophy Of The Program

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) of Future University is distinctive in design. The curriculum sequence is carefully crafted to create classes grounded in traditional management theory as well as relevant to problems and trends facing business leaders today. It offers an integrated course sequence that promotes understanding of the whole organization rather than the traditional, discipline-specific method.

Because the latest management techniques quickly become obsolete, the program focuses on developing versatility through critical thinking, intellectual flexibility, analytical and applied research skills, creativity, and high standards for professional integrity and ethics. The courses include communication, leadership, organizational behavior, and project management to develop the specific social skills needed in a team-based organizational environment.

Aims Of The Program

The MBA degree at Future University is designed to cultivate the leadership and the decision making skills necessary to tackle the challenges of today's global businesses.

More importantly, it aims for the following:

  • To provide students with the required tools for decision-making and data analysis and to teach students how to use statistical methodology in applying these techniques to actual business situations.
  • To improve students' marketing skills through the use of case studies which help students identify and evaluate the diversity of marketing strategies employed by successful firms.
  • To teach students the techniques and tools useful for financial analysis and control in today's business climate.
  • To give students the skills and the knowledge set necessary to ethically manage today's business operations for productivity and performance.
  • To engender a global perspective in all students.
  • To develop each student's strategic thinking.

 

Career Opportunities

The MBA prepares career-oriented adults and professionals in the wide areas of business and administration. The degree program equips students with the skills and knowledge and practical experience needed to facilitate these changes and to build a solid foundation for their career development.

After satisfactorily completing all the requirements leading to a MBA degree, students may qualify for but not limited to the following fields:

  • Management Consulting
  • Financial Services
  • Marketing
  • Advertising
  • Public Relations
  • Investment Banking
  • Investment Management
  • Non-profit Management
  • Engineering Management
  • Production Management
  • Telecommunications Management
  • E-commerce
  • Retail
  • Consumer Goods
  • Global Marketing
  • Multimedia Marketing
  • Project manager Liaison between IT and Business Functions
  • Entrepreneur Ph.D. program leading to teaching/research
  • Graduates with a BS degree with a major in Information Technology, Computer Science or Engineering

 

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

The MBA program is structured into 3 components where the core part is comprised of eight (8) courses, the specialization part is comprised of five (5) courses and the last semester devoted solely to the capstone project part. The courses are designed over a semester basis.

A total of four (4) semesters is required for the graduation of MBA program with specialization in General Management or Telecommunications Management or Engineering Management. The required 36 credit hours are distributed over 4 semesters.

However, for the non-business undergraduate takers, an additional of five (5) courses are required to be taken prior to taking the above mentioned course types. The additional 5 courses will be distributed over the first two (2) semesters.

 

Code of Block Course Nature No. of Courses Total No of Credits Required

MBACO

Core Courses

8

24

MBAGM/ MBAEM/ MBATC

General Management/ Engineering Management/ Telecommunication Management Specialization Courses

5

15

MBACP

Capstone Project

1

6

 

Total

14

45

For non-business majors, additional 15 units would be required for the students to undertake.

Code of Block Course Nature No. of Courses Total No of Credits Required

MBAFO

Foundation Courses

(5)

(15)

MBACO

Core Courses

8

24

MBAGM/ MBAEM/ MBATC

General Management/ Engineering Management/ Telecommunication Management Specialization Courses

5

15

MBACP

Capstone Project

1

6

 

Total

14 (19)

45 (60)