Comprehensive MBA online
- March, June & October
- Standard: Two years
- Fast-track: One year
- Bursaries are available, please fill out the enquiry form for more details.
Designed for those looking for a rigorous yet flexible postgraduate qualification, the online Comprehensive MBA delivers far-reaching business and leadership skills. Plus, if you’re looking to fast-track your career progression, you can take advantage of our accelerated one-year route.
The programme syllabus has been developed by experienced academics and business professionals, so you can rest assured that you’ll graduate with relevant, up-to-date, and applicable knowledge. After completing the programme you’ll receive an MBA degree awarded by Concordia University Chicago, a respected North American university.
The Comprehensive MBA is available 100% online at the location, time and pace of your choice. You’ll receive an outstanding level of tutorship and academic guidance – without the need to relocate or put your current career pathway on hold.
The Comprehensive MBA syllabus provides you with the competencies sought by leading employers worldwide. You will graduate with advanced skills and knowledge in core business disciplines such as finance, marketing, leadership, management, strategy and more.
Comprehensive MBA Online – Content Overview
This graduate course examines globalisation, global managerial competencies, interpersonal behaviours and their impact on organisation performance. The studies will explore key concepts in behavioural science, motivation, social perception, group decision-making, ethical leadership and multicultural behaviours. Consideration will be given to managerial and organisational behaviours and performance in the context of the global business environment.
The ability to read and understand financial statements is a critical skill for any line of business. More important is the ability to discern what financial information is needed to make sound business decisions. This course will provide a solid overview of all the elements that comprise financial statements and how to analyse the financial statements using a variety of tools and perspectives. Using these key financial accounting concepts students will be able to translate those concepts into an analysis of a firms historical, current and prospective financial condition and performance. Decision making will be emphasised throughout the course.
To understand the role marketing serves as the basis for general management decisionmaking and to provide appropriate frameworks for market analysis. Course covers marketing concepts, strategies, and techniques that support the planning and execution of functions and includes frameworks for assessing opportunities, building a value proposition, and positioning the brand.
Statistical concepts and analytical tools for data driven decision making. Basic statistics terminology and applications. Data collection and presentation methods. Measures of central tendency and variability. Probability distributions. Introduction to regression and correlations.
Essential microeconomic concepts such as supply, demand, costs and optimal pricing. Study of how firms behave in the environments of competitive through monopolistic markets. Focus on applications. How economists think about business problems and the ability to apply economic tools to these problems.
This graduate course explores the strategic role that Human Resources Management has in diverse organisations. The course focuses on how managers follow best practices in evaluating, selecting, hiring, training, managing, leading employees to achieve organisational objectives. MBA students study and discuss the impact of globalization, diversity, economic events, and legal issues on human resource management in the workplace.
Primary focus is on the management of the operations portion of the business, including process design, analysis, and management; quality programs; forecasting; productivity; and inventory control and materials management. The course also addresses how to scope, plan, resource, and manage business projects.
Ethical Strategic Leadership examines leadership skills as they impact and direct the achievement of corporate goals. Topics include theories of leadership behaviour, effective communication, the impact of culture on leadership style, strategy, group dynamics, organisational communication processes, negotiation processes, team building, and organisational development.
This course will focus on the use of accounting information to effectively plan and control company operation. There will also be emphasis on the use of financial information to make good business decisions, as well as cost concepts, measurement, allocation and analysis. Students will also look at budgeting and control functions cost of quality and capital investment decisions.
Students will develop a framework for analysing a firm’s investment and financing decisions. Topics covered include discounted cash flow, capital budgeting techniques, portfolio analysis and the Capital Asset Pricing Model, security market efficiency, corporate financing and optimal capital structure; familiarity with accounting and statistical tools.
The course builds on the foundation established in the completed 27 hours of MBA coursework, (a prerequisite of the course). Competitive Strategy explores the objectives and policies that collectively determine how a business positions itself to create economic value. Central to the course is a study of strategy models, competitive advantage, above average returns and the strategic management process. Through an online simulation, students will analyse an industry’s competitive landscape and the influence of globalisation and technological changes.
Legal, political and ethical dimensions of business introduce students to the legal, political and regulatory controls that define, promote and limit business practice opportunities. The fundamental interaction of law, politics, ethics and corporate social responsibility is emphasised. Topics include: Business and the Legal System; Foundation of Business Ethics;
The Constitution and Business; Regulatory and Administrative Agencies; Regulation of Private Business; Antitrust, Trade Practices and Consumer Protection; Land-use and Environmental Protection, and The Legal Environment of International Business.
Integrate knowledge and skills gained from the MBA program and apply them in a real business environment. Utilise teamwork to solve authentic business challenges.
Prerequisites: Student must have completed 30 hours of MBA coursework.
Each module is assessed with a formal assignment, either a report or case study.