The Program requires the completion of 90 ECTS -European Credit Transfer System - units. Out of these, 45 ECTS are allocated to nine core modules, 15 ECTS are allocated to three electives or one specialization and the remaining 30 ECTS are allocated to the Thesis Modules . Each module is delivered by 3-hour lectures per week.

In summary, the content of theMBA consists of the following components:

Module Group ECTS
Core Modules 45
One Specialization or three Electives 15
Thesis Modules 30
TOTAL 90


Core modules:
The Core MBA curriculum consists of nine courses aiming to cover the essential business disciplines and improve your analytical thinking and decision-making skills to enhance your professional career. The core courses will deal with many challenges facing business managers across different industry sectors.

MBA electives: The MBA elective portfolio offered by the School consists of 9 courses covering various subject areas. The electives will allow you to specialize in areas of specific interest or professional development or to explore new possible avenues. They will be delivered mainly by our experienced faculty but they also include guest lecturers from business or consulting firms who will share with you real-world experience.

The list of electives courses is always updated and subject to change. You will have to choose any three of the available electives to fit your own specific needs and interests.

MBA Specializations: The MBA offers you the opportunity to select one of the following two Specializations which best serves your career development, namely, the ‘Innovation & Entrepreneurship’ specialization and the “Strategic Marketing” Specialization. The specialization is achieved by completing a Final MBA Project on a relevant thematic topic and opting for a specific combination of three electives from the MBA elective portfolio.

Thesis Modules .These include the Final MBA Project and a Research Methods course on the research methodology that can be a employed to carry out the project. The final project offers you a valuable opportunity to put into practice the theory you learnt and knowledge you acquired on the MBA. Working on a real-life business problem, the project consolidates your experience, enables you to develop specialized expertise and exposes you to career enhancing opportunities. The final project can be sponsored either by your current employer or other companies from various industries or government environment. This will give you a great opportunity to approach potential employers or organizations that are of particular interest to you. Examples include companies in sectors, such as, manufacturing, economics and finance, transportation and storage, retail and wholesale, consulting, distribution and logistics, scientific and technical activities.

Core Modules

You must successfully complete 45 ECTS from the following list:

No. Code Name ECTS
1 DLMBA511 MANAGERIAL ACCOUNTING 5
2 DLMBA512 MANAGERIAL ECONOMICS 5
3 DLMBA513 MARKETING PRINCIPLES 5
4 DLMBA514 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT 5
5 DLMBA515 QUANTITATIVE METHODS 5
6 DLMBA516 HRM & LEADERSHIP 5
7 DLMBA517 STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT 5
8 DLMBA518 PROJECT  MANAGEMENT 5
9 DLMBA540 GLOBAL BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT 5

MBA Electives

You must successfully complete 15 ECTS from the following list:

No. Code Name ECTS
1 DLMBA522 INNOVATION AND GROWTH 5
2 DLMBA524 INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS 5
3 DLMBA525 FUNDAMENTALS OF STRATEGIC MARKETING PLANNING 5
4 DLMBA528 ENTREPRENEURSHIP 5
5 DLMBA531 SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT 5
6 DLMBA532 PROJECT TIME, COST AND RISK MANAGEMENT 5
7 DLMBA536 MANAGING INNOVATION 5
8 DLMBA537 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING 5
9 DLMBA538 OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT 5



Alternatively, you must successfully complete 15 ECTS from one of the following:
MBA Specializations

Innovation & Entrepreneurship Specialization
No. Code Name ECTS
1 DLMBA522 INNOVATION AND GROWTH 5
2 DLMBA528 ENTREPRENEURSHIP 5
3 DLMBA536 MANAGING INNOVATION 5

Or

Strategic Marketing Specialization
No. Code Name ECTS
1 DLMBA524 INTEGRATED MARKETING COMMUNICATIONS 5
2 DLMBA525 FUNDAMENTALS OF STRATEGIC MARKETING PLANNING 5
3 DLMBA537 INTERNATIONAL MARKETING 5


Thesis
Modules

You must successfully complete 30 ECTS from the following list:

No. Code Name ECTS
1 DLMBA510 RESEARCH METHODS 5
2 DLMBA519 FINAL MBA PROJECT 25

  

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