The Online Master of Business Administration program seeks to develop competent, well-trained, and ethically upright managers and leaders to serve in public, private and not-for-profit organizations. The program is designed to be offered online within 5 semesters (approximately 18 months) to give students the flexibility that does not require them to leave their workstations, or other personal engagements. The management courses are designed with a strong emphasis on social science theory and practice relevant to student experiences, as well as the local and global environment. The learning experiences and outcomes from each course will provide students with knowledge and understanding of a wide range of issues in global management.
Program learning outcomes
Graduates of the Online MBA program will be able to:
• Analyze and interpret financial information for decision making • Formulate, implement, and evaluate firm strategies • Demonstrate leadership and ethical behavior in a diverse environment • Conduct research for managerial planning and decision making • Employ global management practices
Mode of delivery
The Online MBA is designed for those executives and others who prefer to learn at the convenience of their homes and offices and would like to access course materials on a 24/7 basis. Delivery will be online using the Learning Management System, Blackboard Learn, as the default platform for asynchronous teaching and learning. Zoom conferencing tool will be used for asynchronous teaching and learning. Learning resources will include e-books, e-journals and other e-resources from the online library. Virtual examinations will be administered via the Respondus Lockdown System.
Whatever your leadership ambitions, you need to understand how markets work and how to build a thriving organization. But to make a deep impact in coming decades, you also need to be able to navigate the complexity that exists where sectors, regions, and cultures intersect in an increasingly connected world.
The USIU-Africa MBA one and half year program provides knowledge and skills in selected business and management disciplines, through practical experience, case studies, guest speakers, simulations and research issues. The students are enabled to demonstrate the application of these knowledge and skills in the context of an overall dynamic environment through assignments and projects. Further, the students demonstrate functionality in dynamic organizations; as change managers and change agents in various employee positions. It is expected that students demonstrate abilities in working as a member of a multicultural team; collecting, analyzing and critically evaluating data as well as other information so as to arrive at reasoned conclusions. They have to also demonstrate an ability to evaluate the environments of organizations and develop responsive strategies for organizations; an advanced competence in interpersonal, oral, written, quantitative, and technology management skills. The program prepares students for positions in management or consulting, or entry into doctoral programs.
Business is evolving more rapidly than ever before. The challenges are more complex, the stakes higher, and the players are increasingly global. The only constant today is change and USIU-Africa Chandaria School of Business prepares its students not just to navigate change, but to use it to create new opportunities.
MOD is a one year program for middle and senior managers who want to deepen their understanding of the most complex management issues facing leaders worldwide. The program targets students with work experience background from local and international NGOs, public and private educational institutions, health institutions, faith-based organizations and community based organizations.
Across sectors, the world needs broad-minded leaders with extended lines of sight to seize opportunities and lead change in times of escalating complexity. The MBA (Global Business Management) program is a rigorous one year course of study that focuses on globalization, entrepreneurship and applicability.
The MBA (Global Business Management) program at the Chandaria School of Business is intense and challenging. Through coursework, interactions with academic experts and leading practitioners, and a network of classmates and alumni in your field, you will build a foundation for genuine success. Students bond during intensive course sessions forming relationships that continue long after graduation. Rely ON USIU-Africa alumni community as a resource and be inspired by your peers’ accomplishments.
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Undergraduate degree from an accredited university.
Minimum GPA 2.5 on a scale of 4 or Upper Second Class Honors
Have a minimum of two years of relevant managerial experience
Application forms are available from the admissions office or can be downloaded from our website. (www.usiu.ac.ke/mba). Completed forms must be submitted with the following:
Certified copies of academic and professional certificates
Copies of national identity card or passport
Two passport-size photographs
Payment of a KES 3000 application processing fee
TARGET: Senior or high potential executives at a global organization or in a company organization planning to expand into global markets
Solbridge International Business School (South Korea)
Symbiosis International University (India)
8. 00am- 6.00pm (Monday to Saturday)
Day time option 9.00am – 6.00pm ( 7 sessions of 2 weeks each spread throughout the year)
Frankfurt School of Finance and Management (Germany)
Evening Option 5.40pm – 9.00p.m (Monday-Thursday)
1 year program divided into 3 semesters of 13 weeks each
The Health Leadership & Management concentration will specifically equip graduates with a range of competencies, knowledge, skills, attitudes and problem-solving abilities to enable graduates respond to the need for successful management and leadership of health systems.
The concentration has been developed for managers who need professional development and progression in the within dynamic health organizations. Thus graduates are equipped with the art and science of managing and leading health systems in a dynamic environment. This is expected to improve health care and bring about a lasting change in health of all the people of Africa.
It also provides an opportunity for medical personnel to upgrade their management and leadership skills without necessarily travelling outside Kenya to pursue such studies.
World-class faculty from USIU-Africa;
Designed with executives’ schedules in mind;
30 students per year;
Global Study Tour of key health management institutions around the world;
Offers participants the opportunity to pursue an executive MBA in a cohort of fast-tracked peers from around the region.
9.00am – 6.00pm (Monday - Saturday);
1 Year program divided into 6 sessions of 2 weeks each spread throughout the year;.