MBA (CORPORATE GOVERNANCE)

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MALAYSIAN INSTITUTE OF CHARTERED SECRETARIES AND ADMINISTRATORS (MAICSA)

The Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (MAICSA) was founded in 1959 as an affiliated body to Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators (ICSA). It is now one of the nine Divisions of ICSA worldwide, having achieved a Division status in 2001. Membership of the Institute is limited only to members and students of the Institute residing in Malaysia. At present the Institute has about 4,000 members (comprising Fellows, Associates) and Graduates, 2,100 students and 600 Affiliates.

In tandem with its mission of developing good corporate professionals, MAICSA is committed to maintaining the highest standard of integrity and ethical values within the profession. MAICSA also acts as a change catalyst in the corporate arena, participating actively in the enhancement of corporate governance. It has been championing best practices in corporate governance and educating the Malaysian corporate sector on its importance.

 

INTRODUCTION

PBS presents this programme to cater to the needs of top managers focusing on corporate governance and business management.

With this programme, Putra Business School (PBS) graduates will be awarded a PBS MBA degree and are also eligible to become graduate members of MAICSA (Malaysian Institute of Chartered Secretaries and Administrators), subject to terms and conditions. (N/345/7/1055)(MQA/FA8639)(05/22)

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ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must possess one of the following qualifications:

  • recognised Bachelor’s degree [Level 6, Malaysian Qualifications Framework (MQF)] with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or its equivalent as accepted by the PBS senate; or
  • A recognised Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA below 2.75 but not lower than 2.50 will only be considered based on a strict internal assessment (including test, interview or portfolio); or
  • recognised Bachelor’s degree (Level 6, MQF) or equivalent not meeting CGPA of 2.50, can be accepted subject to minimum 5 years of working experience in relevant field; or
  • A recognised Postgraduate Certificate’s degree or its equivalent; or
  • Other qualifications approved by the PBS Senate.

All international candidates graduated from degree programmes whereby English is not the medium of instruction must have obtained a minimum of 550 for the TOEFL Paper-based test or 80 for the Internet-based test, or IELTS Band 6.0, or MUET Band 5.0.

    DELIVERY OF COURSES

    FULL-TIME STUDENTS

    Trimester No of Courses
    4
     2  4
    4
    4 3
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    • Lectures are conducted on alternate weekdays morning or evening, or weekends (Saturdays and Sundays).
    • There will be 1 – 2 weeks of inter trimester break.
    • Study duration is 1 year 4 months – 2 years.

    PART-TIME STUDENTS

    Trimester No of Courses
    1 2
     2 2
    3 2
    4 2
    5 2
    6 2
    7 2
    8 Project Paper
    • Lectures are conducted on alternate weekends (Saturdays and Sundays).
    • There will be 1 – 2 weeks of inter trimester break.
    • Study duration is 2 years 8 months – 3 years.
    PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
    The structure of the MBA (Corporate Governance) programme is as follows:

    Total courses of 15 (14 x 3 credits + 1 x 6 credits) 48 credit hours
    7 core courses (7 x 3 credits) 21 credit hours
    5 specialisation courses (5 x 3 credits) 15 credit hours
    2 elective courses (2 x 3 credits) 6 credit hours
    Project paper 6 credit hours

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     Specialisation
    GOV7201 Corporate Governance
    GOV7202 Corporate Administration
    GOV7203 Corporate Secretaryship
    GOV7204 Corporate Social Responsibility
    ITB7201 Cross Cultural Management
     Elective – Choose 2 only
    MGT7101 Managing Operations of Business
    FIN7101 Financing Business
    MGT7104 Knowledge Management
    MGT7105 Business Intelligence and Analytics Systems
    MGT7106 Digital Business and Entrepreneurship
    FIN7205 Islamic Finance
    FIN7208 Financial Technology (FINTECH)
    MGT7201 Digital Transformation
    FEES
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    *ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE     **UPDATED 23 FEBRUARY 2021

    PBS-MAICSA COLLOQUIUM PUBLICATIONS

    On the 27th December 2020, PBS and MAICSA had the 1st PBS-MAICSA Colloquium to showcase Corporate Governance related research by our MBA students.

    If you would like to read the research papers presented during the inaugural colloquium , you can do so at the MAICSA website at the link below:

    Research Papers by PBS MBA (Corporate Governance) students