International MBA

International Masters of Business Administration, Part Time

The International MBA is an award developed to provide pre-experience applicants with a postgraduate general business qualification which will develop their skills and knowledge in the management of business at local, regional, national and international levels.

LEVEL:
Postgraduate
Study Mode:
Part Time
Course Length:
2 Years
UCAS Code:
Course Specification:
Entry Requirements:

Introduction:

The International MBA is an award developed to provide pre-experience applicants with a postgraduate general business qualification which will develop their skills and knowledge in the management of business at local, regional, national and international levels. This award will develop your knowledge of key business functions and their relationship with the wider strategic and international environment. You will also expand your knowledge and understanding of the current changes in the business environment through the study of strategic management, stakeholder management and corporate social responsibility. The programme is designed so that full time students are able to complete the course in two academic years. By the end of the programme you will have enhanced your knowledge and understanding of Business and Management concepts and principles, theoretical frameworks and applied analysis through a range of learning experiences. You will also develop key skills in formulating and managing basic research, problem solving and organising and managing projects. The International MBA with a placement enables students to gain real work experience in year two in a local company.

Prakash Dahal
Class of 2019

Herald College Kathmandu provided me with an opportunity to pursue my career in Software Engineering right after graduation at Innovate Tech, an IT establishment under ING. Here, I continue to grow and become better every day.

Priya Pradhan
Class of 2020

I realised how much I enjoyed sharing innovative ideas through the workshops and extra activities we had at Herald. Exploring my interest in this dynamic world of international business was the perfect stepping stone for my career in digital marketing.

Roshan Gurung
Class of 2019

I count myself extremely fortunate for having been a part of the AI Shikshya Program which exponentially enhanced my skills and helped me turn them into a professional career.

Module: 7BU027
Credits: 30
Period: 1
Type: Core

Good Global Marketing has been cited by many organisations and governments as key to a thriving economy and growth for individual companies and products. This module will introduce the key stages an organisation has to go through to develop and implement its approach to global marketing and how these factors can be influenced and supported by all aspects of the customer supply chain i.e. logistics, quality and the global marketing mix. It will consider the contemporary approaches to international marketing and how these can be put into practice. Topics covered will include strategy, research, business to business marketing, the use of social networking and e-marketing. Also there will be an element of consumer behaviour at Global marketing level which is an essential component in understanding differences and similarities between societies and how these impact on business.

Module: 7AC009
Credits: 30
Period: 1
Type: Core

Managers in all sectors are required to take account of the financial impact of their decisions, and be able to understand and interpret accounting information. This module covers finance - the sources, uses and management of finance; and looks at the use of accounting and other information systems for managerial applications. This module seeks to enable participants to make well informed decisions based upon a sound knowledge of financial reports, systems and developments in the accounting and financial environment.

Module: 7MG001
Credits: 60
Period: 1
Type:Optional

Effective leaders, managers, citizens and employees need to be capable of basing their decision-making on information and knowledge derived from research. The aim of this module is to contribute to the research knowledge and skills appropriate for a taught master's programme and relevant for careers in professional or management roles. The participant is required to produce a dissertation, at an advanced level, based on independent research. This should demonstrate an understanding of the philosophy and core principles of research (empirical or non-empirical) and show their competence in the design, execution and reporting of a research-based dissertation. In this way the participant’s ability is developed to carry out subsequent research, independently and to commission, manage and evaluate the research activities of others. Therefore, the knowledge and skills acquired in the module and of producing the project, will contribute to the student's effectiveness throughout her/his career.

Module: 7BU021
Credits: 60
Period: 1
Type: Optional

The Professional Project module is an independent study unit. Students will be able to draw together learning from their previous subjects, focusing on their key strengths, in the production of a business artefact, this could be, but is not limited to a Business plan, a policy, marketing plan, work-based issue or consultancy project. Alongside the artefact students will develop a thesis outlining the rationalisation for their chosen artefact encompassing methodological approaches and a written critical reflection, which is designed to explain their rational for choice of artefact and reflect on the process of its production and dissemination

Module: 7HR034
Credits: 30
Period: 1
Type: Core

People and Human Resource Management is an international, contemporary and developing subject which draws on a wide range of disciplines. It will enable you to consider the management of people in an international context and the effects of globalisation on workers, organisations and related employment issues. The topics are approached from a variety of management and critical perspectives and you will be encouraged to join in debates about national culture, employee and managerial behaviour, the employment cycle of international workers as well as new developments related to work. We will also consider contemporary international employment issues related to human rights, diversity and corporate social responsibility. The module is designed to prepare you to work in an international setting as well as considering the employment of international workers in the domestic setting.

Module: 7BU032
Credits: 30
Period: 1
Type: Core

Innovation is vitally important for modern enterprises in the development of products and services. Advances in technologies, changing customer behaviours and globalisation are all providing opportunities for new business models. This module explores ways of managing innovation and entrepreneurship and developing and creating new ventures. The module is concerned with the achievement of organisational objectives whilst making efficient use of its resources. This module will examine a wide range business operations management concepts in the production of goods or services, the module will also look critically at the strategic planning process by assessing both the internal and the external environment of an organisation, followed by selecting a number of strategic options, actions and choices to achieve organisational objectives. The module will help develop skills in identifying, formulating and solving business problems through creative and entrepreneurial processes. The ability to recognise the need for and initiate change will be developed through the use of business cases.

Module: 7MG001
Credits: 60
Period: 1
Type: Optional

Effective leaders, managers, citizens and employees need to be capable of basing their decision-making on information and knowledge derived from research. The aim of this module is to contribute to the research knowledge and skills appropriate for a taught master's programme and relevant for careers in professional or management roles. The participant is required to produce a dissertation, at an advanced level, based on independent research. This should demonstrate an understanding of the philosophy and core principles of research (empirical or non-empirical) and show their competence in the design, execution and reporting of a research-based dissertation. In this way the participant’s ability is developed to carry out subsequent research, independently and to commission, manage and evaluate the research activities of others. Therefore, the knowledge and skills acquired in the module and of producing the project, will contribute to the student's effectiveness throughout her/his career.

Module: 7BU021
Credits: 60
Period: 1
Type: optional

This module provides an overview of various tools, techniques and applications of artificial intelligence. Through a series of lectures and workshops students will have the opportunity to examine the technologies and implement a practical software AI solution. The student's portfolio will also offer the chance to research current innovations in the subject and understand why AI is considered to be a disruptive technology.

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TU equivalency

Entry Requirements

  1. A second class first division- or second class second division and third class undergraduate honours degree from a UK university or Nepalese equivalent Bachelor’s Degree in any stream.
  2. A Letter of Reference from a tutor who has supervised the Applicant’s Undergraduate Studies and/or Employer.
  3. Students may apply for Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) subject to the guidelines set out in the RPL Handbook. RPL includes accreditation of prior certificated learning and /or accreditation of prior experiential learning.
English Proficiency

Applicant must submit an Evidence of English Language Competence i.e. A letter of certification from the previous institute (For e.g. College/University where bachelor’s degree was studied) confirming that the applicant’s undergraduate degree has been delivered and assessed in English medium.

Applicants not meeting the aforementioned criteria for English can demonstrate their English proficiency with any one of the following internationally recognised English Tests:

  • IELTS Overall Score 6 with minimum 5.5 in each component
  • Pearson PTE (Academic) overall minimum 50
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CCAE & CPE) with minimum scores of 162 in Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking
  • TOEFL iBT overall minimum 60

Applications are also welcome from individuals who do not possess the above qualifications but who have significant management experience and are able to demonstrate previous non-certificated learning equivalent to the above. In such cases, admission to the programme will be based on an evaluation of the applicant’s ability to continue to benefit from and achieve the award.

Career Opportunities:

Entrepreneur
International Logistics Coordinator
Global Marketing Manager
International Sales Manager
International Trade Compliance Manager
Global Business Executive

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