MBA

PROGRAMME TITLE :    
Master of Business Administration (MBA)

BRIEF HISTORICAL BACKGROUND
The MBA programme of Wisconsin International University College, Ghana, was introduced in the year 2000, to address the business challenges of a world becoming a “global” village and therefore needing “global” managers.

The programme run into difficulties on issues of accreditation and affiliation which have since been resolved.
 
The programme is now accredited by the National Accreditation Board and affiliated to the University of Ghana Business School.

The degree of MBA is awarded by the University of Ghana.
     
PROGRAMME PHILOSOPHY AND OBJECTIVES

The MBA programme is especially designed to address the training needs of middle level personnel in organizations, both public and private.
 The rapid technology changes in our modern world demand new managerial skills and creativity to fashion out best practices and new orientations in today’s managers who need to understand the dynamics and complexities of modern business in the context of developing countries like Ghana.

The programme is the outcome of the college’s determination to provide high level skills and competencies to today’s professional business executives seeking global partnerships.  It is expected that by the end of the programme, students will be able to:

  1. apply skills and concepts learned in their understanding and practice of business
  2. analyze strategic business problems and provide solutions
  3. develop and implement successful business plans and ideas

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS
Entry into MBA programme shall be according to one of the following categories:

Category A
A good first degree with, at least, a 2nd class lower and at least two (2) years of post qualification experience.

 

All applicants shall undergo a selection interview.

PROGRAMME COMPONENT/STRUCTURE
The MBA programme is run on a modular basis over a period of 24 months.  Two modules are taught concurrently, one over a period of six weeks of teaching followed by two weeks of revision and Examination.  Students attend two-three hour lectures per week.

The other module is taught over 12 weeks. Students attend one three-hour lecture per week.
The two modules being taught concurrently enable students to complete three modules in three months each time.

NUMBER OF MODULES TO BE TAKEN
Students take twelve (12) core modules, at least, five of which should have been completed and passed before they enter into their areas of specialization.

AREA OF SPECIALISATION
Students entering unto their areas of specialization take three (3) core courses and one elective course in one of the following areas of specialisation;

  1. Human Resource Management
  2. Marketing
  3. Finance
  4. Accounting
  5. Project Management
  6. Entrepreneurial  Management
  7. Management Information Systems

PROJECT WORK
There is a project work  which attracts six (6) credits and is compulsory for all students, students are assigned to supervisors who provide guidance in writing and presenting their project work.

RESIT EXAMINATIONS
These will be taken at the end of every quarter, ie. After every three modules taken.

COURSES TITLES LISTED BY SEMESTERS
1st Year 1st Semester (Core Courses)
WMBA 601 Business Economics    3 credits
WMBA 602 Mgt. & Organizational Behaviour     3 credits
WMBA 603 Management Information Systems  3 credits
WMBA 604 Financial Management     3 credits

1st Year 2nd Semester (Core Courses)
WMBA 605 Accounting for Managerial Decision Making                   3 credits
WMBA 606 Strategic Management      3 credits
WMBA 607 Human Resource Mgt.       3 credits
WMBA 608 Marketing Management    3 credits

2nd Year 1st Semester (Core Courses)
WMBA 609  Business Law    3 credits   
WMBA 610  Quantitative Methods   3 credits
WMBA 611  Research Methods (Seminar )  3 credits
WMBA 612  Business Ethics and values  3 credits

2nd Year 2nd Semester (Specialization Courses)
Human Resource Management

WMBA 613 Labour Law& Industrial Relations (Core) 3credits
WMBA 614  Int’l Human Resource Mgt.  (Core)   3 credits
WMBA 615  Strategic Human Res. Mgt. (Core)     3 credits
WMBA 616 Human Relations in Organizations(Elective)  3    
WMBA 617  Management of Change And Organisational Development (Elective)         3 credits
WMBA 618 Insurance and Risk Management (Elective) 3
WMBA 646  Project Work                6 credits

Marketing
WMBA 619  International Marketing (Core)    3 credits
WMBA 620  Marketing Communication (Core)   3 credits
WMBA 621  Marketing Research (Core)      3 credits
WMBA 622 Consumer Behaviour Management(Elective)  3      
WMBA 623 Service Marketing (Elective)    3 credits
WMBA 618 Insurance and Risk Management(Elective)  3  
WMBA 646       Project Work    6 credits

Entrepreneurial Management
WMBA 624 Entrepreneurial Management (Core)    3 credits
WMBA 625  Innovation Management (Core)      3 credits
WMBA 626  Business Planning (Core)     3 credits
WMBA 627  Business Environment (Elective)    3 credits
WMBA 628 Investment & Portfolio Analysis(Elective) 3
WMBA 618 Insurance and Risk Management(Elective) 3   WMBA 646    Dissertation   6 credits

Management Information Systems
WMBA 629   Computer and Internet Applications (Core) 3
WMBA 630 O. O. Language Programming (Core) 3 credits
WMBA 631  Systems Analysis and Design (Core)  3 credits
WMBA 632   Database Management (Elective)   3 credits
WMBA 633 Networking and Systems Administration (Elective)   3 credits
WMBA 618  Insurance and Risk Management (Elective) 3
WMBA 646       Project Work    6 credits

 

Accounting
WMBA 634 Corporate Financial Reporting (Core) 3 credits
WMBA 635 Auditing and Assurance (Core)     3 credits
WMBA 636  Management Accounting (Core)  3 credits
WMBA 637 Taxation Policy and Planning (Elective) 3 credits
WMBA 638  Public Sector Accounting (Elective)    3 credits
WMBA 618 Insurance and Risk Management (Elective)   3
WMBA 646      Project Work     6 credits

Finance
WMBA 639  Financial Markets and Institutions (Core)  3
WMBA 618 Insurance and Risk Management (Core)     3
WMBA 640 Corporate Finance (Core)  3 credits
WMBA 641 Monetary Economics (Elective)       3 credits
WMBA 628  Investment & Portfolio Analysis (Elective)   3
WMBA 647 International Finance (Elective)     3  
WMBA 646 Project Work  6 credits      
     
Project Management
WMBA 642 Project Evaluation &Impact Assessment(Core) 3  
WMBA 643 Project Profile (Core)           3 credits
WMBA 644 Managing Projects (Core)    3 credits
WMBA 645 Total Quality Control Management (Elective) 3   WMBA 618  Insurance and Risk Management   3 credits
WMBA 626  Business Planning (Elective)    3 credits
WMBA 646     Project Work    6 credits

 

GRADING SYSTEM DEFINITION

The grading system used is the some as the University of Ghana’s Grading system for Graduate programmes.


GRADE

NUMERICAL INTERPRETATION

MARKS(%)

MEANING

POINT

A

70 -100

Excellent

4.00

B+

60 - 69

Very Good

3.50

B

50 - 59

Good

2.50

F

BELOW 50

Fail

0.00

           
     

REQUIREMENTS FOR GRADUATION
Award of Degree
A Master of Business Administration degree shall be conferred on a candidate who has satisfied all examination requirements and has passed in his/her project work. Students shall be eligible for graduation on successful completion at least 54 credits hours, including all core courses. A student’s overall grade point average shall not fall below 3.00

 

Transcript of Academic Records

A transcript of each passed or failed module will be issued free to all students at the end of the module.
Transcripts of academic records will be issued to all students at the end of their programme upon the payment of the appropriate fees.

REGULATIONS GOVERNING ASSESSMENT
Students shall submit themselves to continuous assessment through participation in seminars, discussions and other forms of class work.
     

Eligibility for Examination

An MBA student who makes less than 30 contact hours of lectures and seminars in any module will not be eligible to sit for the end-of-module examination.

Student in Good Standing
A student in good standing shall be one whose Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is at least 3.000 (Grade B).

Scheme of End of Module Examination

The Examination shall consist of

  1. A written paper at the end of a module
  2. Project Work at the end of the course work.

MBA students are required to submit proposals for their Project work at the end of the first semester of the second year for the approval of their supervisors.

 

FACILITIES:

Well stocked library with internet connectivity; overhead projector for teaching; air conditioned Lecture Theatre.

 FEES:

  1. Fees for the Progrmme                $6,000
  2. Fees to be paid upon admission   $1,125
  3. Rate per module                          $375
  4. Registration on admission             GH¢50
  5. Registration for each course          GH¢20

Mode of Payment:

  1. By Bank Draft
  2. By Cheque (students who issue Dud Cheques will be surcharged an amount of GH¢50.00.

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