Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Milpark Business School’s MBA students will be able to analyse complex issues, think critically and appreciate alternative perspectives related to core business management issues. They are taught to apply, evaluate and synthesise current management theories in the main functional areas of financial management, human resource management, marketing management, ethics, governance, operations management, global economics and leadership.
While developing creative and imaginative, yet credible, solutions to management issues, Milpark students learn to apply theoretical and practical aspects of the strategic development of organisations in an integrated fashion.
The Master of Business Administration programme focuses on key management functions while paying sound attention to the critical skills that make Milpark’s students outstanding performers in the business environment. Future managers and leaders are also provided with insight and skills related to the areas of social responsibility, the environment and corporate citizenship.
Southern Africa has a need for managers and business leaders who can conduct business responsibly and successfully, not only locally but also in the global marketplace. To address this need, Milpark’s MBA degree is a multidisciplinary programme with a practical orientation that provides managers, professionals and graduates with advanced management and business leadership education.
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Command of the English language is a requirement.
Minimum system requirements:
- Reliable broadband Internet access
- Firefox/Internet Explorer/Chrome web browser
- Microsoft Word
- PDF Viewer
- Ability to scan and upload documents
- Email/Cellphone for notification and communication.
ENTRY ROUTE 1
Admission to the qualification is subject to academic selection criteria. The applicant must:
- be at least 25 years old
- have a reco
BUSINESS REPORT WRITING, QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS AND PRESENTATION SKILLS
This module assists the student to improve their skills up to entry level in order to ensure competence in writing and research skills. This will contribute to a higher quality of output on written research assignments, and will ensure a seamless entry into the business research module and dissertation.
GENERAL MANAGEMENT ENVIRONMENT
The framework provided in this module will give the student an understanding of the nature of the principal functions of management, and how they constitute the role of the manager.
BUSINESS ETHICS & CORPORATE GOVERNANCE
This module exposes the student to perspectives and philosophies on moral and business ethics. The student will develop skills to identify and manage issues related to ethical practice and decision-making, and will be exposed to the requirements and practice of good corporate governance.
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY AND ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT
The purpose of this module is to empower students (business executives, managers and leaders) to understand the influence and impact of business enterprises and their responsibilities. The module examines the social, ethical and environmental issues faced by both business and other kinds of organisations, providing business executives, managers and leaders with a theoretically supported analytical perspective of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and enabling them to critically assess CSR issues, initiatives, drivers and responses.
This module is aimed at equipping students as future managers to deal with the most important asset: people. Organisations that acquire, develop and retain high-performing employees with the appropriate skills and competencies are better able to respond to the needs of their stakeholders and to changes in their external environment.
OPERATIONS AND TECHNOLOGY MANAGEMENT
This module examines topical and strategic issues to demonstrate how strategy and tactics at an operational level impact on the development and implementation of corporate strategy. Students are encouraged to explore their own experiences a
New students registering for the first time on a programme (qualification).
Students need to complete the admission process and receive academic acceptance onto the programme before registering for modules (subjects or courses).
*International students: please refer to the admission requirements for international students by clicking here
Before applying, be sure that you:
- meet the minimum entry requirements as per the course programme brochure.
- adhere to the admission closing dates as per the course programme timetable.
- have all required documentation available as set out in the course programme brochure.
Contact our student service centre at 086 999 0001 where a consultant will gladly assist you by completing your admission application on your behalf.
Upon successful admission, you will receive an acceptance letter via email as well as login details to access myMilpark our online student environment.
If you have completed a qualification at another accredited institution, you may be eligible for subject exemptions.
To apply for an Exemption:
- submit the relevant application if any of the modules you have completed previously (no more than 10 years ago) are similar to the modules on the qualification you are applying for.
- submit your original exemption application form together with originally certificated documents via post or hand delivery to Milpark.
On successful admission, you can proceed with the registration of your semester modules.
*International students: please refer to the registration requirements for international students by clicking here
To register, ensure that you:
- have received your login details to access myMilpark.
- adhere to the registration closing dates as per the relevant course programme timetable.
(You will be required to upload your proof of payment — proof of deposit/EFT, bursary letter or credit card.)
Contact our student service centre at 086 999 0001 where a consultant will gladly assist you by completing your registration application on your behalf.
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