MBA (General Management)

INTRODUCTION

PBS aims to nurture future leaders that practise human governance values and principles. PBS also engages in research, consulting, and business development activities.

This programme caters to top managers who would like to have an in-depth understanding of the business world. It is designed to equip students with the ability to effectively and efficiently manage people and ideas, as well as to train them to think strategically to move their organisations forward in the rapidly changing and challenging environment. (N/345/7/1056)(MQA/PA8638)(05/22)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Applicants must possess one of the following qualifications:

  • A recognised Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA of at least 2.75 or its equivalent (i).
  • A recognised Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA below 2.75 but not lower than 2.50 will be considered based on a strict internal assessment (including test, interview or portfolio);or
  • A recognised Bachelor’s degree with a CGPA below 2.50 will be considered if he/she has had a minimum 5 years of working experience; or
  • A professional qualification that is recognised as being equivalent to (i) above; or
  • A pass at Level 7 Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) assessment by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA); 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 TOEFL 550 or IELTS Band 6.0 or MUET Band 5.0.

    DELIVERY OF COURSES

    FULL-TIME STUDENTS

    Trimester No of Courses
    4
     2  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 20 months.

    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 32 months.
    PROGRAMME STRUCTURE

    The structure of the MBA (General Management) 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
    2 elective courses (2 x 3 credits) 6 credit hours
    5 specialisation courses (5 x 3 credits) 15 credit hours
    Project paper 6 credit hours

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    Choose five (5) courses from the following specialisations:

     Human Potential Management Specialisation
    HPM7201 Business Environment and Human Resource Management
    HPM7202 Workforce Planning Management
    HPM7203 Human Resource Development
    HPM7205 Total Rewards Management
    HPM7206 Strategic Human Resource Management
     Marketing Specialisation
    MGT7204 Business and Marketing in Asia
    MGT7202 Marketing Communication
    MGT7203 Marketing Strategy
    MGT7206 Consumer Behaviour
    MGT7205 Asia Marketing Management
     Finance Specialisation
    FIN7201 International Finance
    FIN7202 Investment Analysis
    FIN7203 Current Issues in Finance
    FIN7204 Financial Planning
    FIN7206 Security Analysis & Portfolio Theory
    FIN7207 Corporate Finance
     Corporate Governance Specialisation
    GOV7201 Corporate Governance
    GOV7202 Corporate Administration
    GOV7203 Corporate Secretaryship
    GOV7204 Corporate Social Responsibility
    ITB7201 Cross Cultural Management
     International Business Specialisation
    ITB7201 Cross Cultural Management
    ITB7202 International Business Management and Policy
    ITB7203 International Marketing
    ITB7204 International Trade
    FIN7201 International Finance
     Elective – Choose two (2) courses from the following elective
    MGT7101 Managing Operations of Business
    FIN7101 Financing Businesses
    MGT7104 Knowledge Management
    MGT7105 Business Intelligence and Analytics Systems
    MGT7106 Digital Business and Entrepreneurship
    FIN7205 Islamic Finance
    HPM7204 Strategic Human Resource Business Leadership
    FEES

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    *ALL FEES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE     **UPDATED 29 MAY 2020