Executive Masters of Business Administration

Global MBA for Global Leaders

This Online Executive MBA Program has an internationally recognized, practice-based and integrated approach to management development. It directs the learners towards improving their management capabilities and develop interpersonal, strategic and decision making skills to emerge effective thought leaders.

LAST DATE TO APPLY - 5th APRIL 2019

Key Programme Highlights

Duration:

1 Year

Programme Format :

Blended Learning-Online-PCP ( Personal Contact Programme)

Payment Options :

One Time Payment Option
Flexi EMI Option available
Card less EMIs

Unique Features:

  • International MBA Degree from The Open University, UK
  • Additional Certification from IVY League university, USA
  • Two Weeks’ Global Immersion Program in Amity International Campus
  • The Open University's Triple accredited (AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS) course curriculum
  • Flexible Admission Eligibility criteria for Working Professionals
  • Dedicated Success Manager — to help you with the Program journey and successful completion

Programme Overview

Amity Online Global Executive MBA is a unique qualification designed for practicing senior and middle-level managers. It is designed to develop strategic analysis, interdisciplinary skills, creativity and innovation in professionals. With international emphasis and global reputation, our program is highly beneficial for all executives looking to further their career by climbing the corporate ladder to success. Explore the Amity Online Executive MBA Program: offered in a format tailored to the varying needs of today’s working professionals.

Degree awarded by The Open University, UK

Amity is offering materials and curriculum from the UK’s Open University Business School MBA which is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB), the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and EFMD Quality Improvement System (EQUIS). The Open University’s triple accredited status puts it in the top one per cent of business schools in the world.

Educational Aim

Amity’s Online Executive MBA is a career development generalist Program for students with significant relevant work experience on which the learning process should build. The main emphasis of the Program is on leadership through strategic management. While the academic level is Masters, there is a strong practical and professional orientation to the curriculum.

As an MBA graduate, you should be able to ground your new knowledge within the base of your professional experience. You will be able to integrate new knowledge with that experience and apply it to new situations, and challenge preconceptions and remove subject and functional boundaries so as to handle complex situations holistically. Besides, you inculcate useful strengths to analyze, synthesize and solve complex and unstructured business problems. In addition to being able to communicate your findings, you develop the skills to implement agreed solutions effectively and efficiently. The Program is also designed to strongly develop interpersonal skills for interacting effectively with a range of specialists.

Programme Outcomes

The qualification provides opportunities for you to develop and demonstrate knowledge, understanding, qualities, skills and other attributes in a range of different areas.

Knowledge and Understanding

You will be able to collect relevant information across a range of areas pertaining to a current situation. Within the broad framework of organizations, their external context and management, you will be able to use knowledge to analyze (by classifying, contrasting, discriminating, examining), to synthesize (by constructing, creating, formulating, hypothesizing, negotiating, planning, validating) and to evaluate (by appraising, concluding, judging, measuring, prioritizing, recommending) cases in the following areas:

  • The impact of contextual forces on organizations, including legal systems
  • Ethical, economic, environmental, social and technological change issues
  • International developments
  • Corporate governance markets and customers
  • The development and operation of markets for resources, goods and services
  • Expectations of customers and equivalent stakeholders, service and orientation
  • The concepts, processes and institutions in the production and marketing of goods and/or services
  • The management of resources and operations
  • The financing of the business enterprise or other forms of organizations: sources, uses and management of

    finance

  • Use of accounting for managerial and financial reporting applications
  • The management and development of people within organizations: organizational theory, behaviour,

    industrial/employee relations, human resource management, and change management

  • The development of appropriate business policies and strategies within a changing context to meet stakeholder

    interests

  • Cognitive Skills

    After completion of the Online Executive MBA Program, you will effectively be able to:

  • Think critically and creatively: manage creative processes in yourself and others
  • Organize, analyze, and critically appraise thought, including identifying assumptions
  • Evaluate statements in terms of evidence
  • Detect false logic or reasoning
  • Identify implicit values
  • Define terms adequately
  • Appropriately tackle situations by establishing criteria
  • Formulate potential courses of action by implementing and controlling selected courses of action
  • Evaluate results
  • Review processes exercise and develop relevant personal and interactive skills
  • Practical and/or Professional Skills

    You will be able to imbibe the following interpersonal and professional skills after successfully completing your module of study:

  • Select appropriate leadership style for different situations
  • Set Targets
  • Coach and mentor resources to continuously improve performance, activities, operations and units
  • Recognize situations in which unusual ethical matters arise
  • Apply ethical, societal and organizational values to situations and choices
  • Conduct research into business and management issues and explore different frameworks of analysis
  • Learn through reflection on practice and experience
  • Key Organizational Skills

    A few organizational skills that you master after completion of the Program are as follows:

  • Scan and organize data
  • Abstract meaning from information and share knowledge
  • Perform everyday mathematical tasks in relation to quantitative data, including using models of business

    situations

  • Exercise basic qualitative research skills
  • Use communication and information technology proficiently, including word processing and

    spreadsheet software

  • Communicate effectively verbally and in writing, using a range of media
  • Prepare and appraise business reports
  • Listen to, negotiate with, and persuade and influence others
  • Exercise self-awareness and self-management
  • Perform time management
  • Exercise sensitivity to diversity in people and different situations
  • Continue learning
  • Perform effectively within a team environment
  • Recognize and utilize other people’s contributions in group processes
  • Perform team selection, delegation, and development and management
  • Program Structure

    The structure of the program is categorized in two modules:

    Teaching, learning and assessment methods

    You learn through two inter-related methods. First, using a range of specially-written study materials, case studies, original texts, study guides and assignments and through a range of multi-media material and activities. Secondly, your learning is supported through an allocated tutor. This tutor is your first and main point of contact. The tutor answers queries on the materials, grades and comments on your work and arranges and runs tutorials, face to face or online.

    Samples of tutors’ marking and comments are monitored by members of the central module team or experienced tutors who provide feedback to generate comments intended to support and develop tutors’ assessment and grading of assignments.

    In some cases the assignments may be formative (for example at the beginning of a module to enable you to develop your confidence), but usually they are summative, i.e. they count towards your module result. Modules may also include computer-marked assignments or examination papers.

    Formative assessment in the form of informal self-assessed questions allow you progressively to assess your own progress and understanding. Formal assessment of knowledge and understanding components of the Program is achieved by a series of tutor-marked assignments (TMAs). These assignments are marked and assessed by the module tutor. They are central to the teaching of the module since they allow you an opportunity to display your knowledge and understanding – and in consequence any issues concerning either – and so enable tutors to identify and comment on your knowledge and understanding. Tutors receive detailed marking guidance from the module team.

    Online forums

    You are also encouraged to participate in online forums at both national and local levels. This gives you a chance to share and resolve issues with fellow students as well as tutors and the module team.

    Examinations

    Most modules also include a three-hour written examination but may involve an end-of-module assessment which could include an investigation-based report.

    Course Curriculum

    Unit 1: Exploring management
    • Discovering management
    • The manager’s environment
    • Changing perspectives
    Unit 2: Managing people and organisations
    • Understanding organisations and culture
    • Motivation and identities
    • Issues of HRM and diversity
    Unit 3: Managing financial resources and performance
    • Accounting for managers
    • Disclosing information on performance
    • Analysing an organisation’s performance
    Unit 4: Managing marketing
    • Understanding your customers
    • Competing for customers
    • Building relationships with customers
    Unit 5: Managing operations
    • Understanding operations
    • Managing operations in context
    • Improving operations
    Unit 1: Return on investment
    • Return on investment
    • Time value of money
    • The market and investor context
    Unit 2: Financing the organisation
    • Estimating risk and return for an individual share
    • Portfolio theory
    • Estimating the cost of equity
    • Capital structure and the weighted average cost of capital
    • Dividend policy
    Unit 3: Investment appraisal
    • Investment appraisal techniques
    • Strategic investment process
    • Issues in investment appraisal
    • Project discount rate
    • Issues in project financing
    Unit 4: Company valuation
    • Valuing the assets
    • Market multiples
    • Discounted cash flow
    • Valuation in context
    Unit 1: What is strategy?
    Unit 2: Outside the organisation – analysing the external environment
    Unit 3: Inside the organisation – analysing resources and capabilities
    Unit 4: Relating the inside to the outside – stakeholders, ethics and risk
    Unit 5: Developing strategy: Strategic options and strategic choice
    Unit 6: Making strategy happen in organisations
    Unit 7: Thinking and acting strategically
    Unit 1- Introduction to marketing
    Unit 2- Who is the customer?
    Unit 3 Understanding the environment
    Unit 4 Information systems and customer insights
    Unit 5 Understanding and engaging with customers
    Unit 6 Marketing segmentation and targeting customers
    Unit 7 Building competitive advantage
    Unit 8 Developing brands and communities
    Unit 9 Communicating interactively
    Unit 10 Marketing in challenging times
    1. Understanding and managing risk
    • Introduction
    • A helicopter overview of risk
    • Operational risk
    • Behavioural finance and risk management
    2. Liquidity risk and raising finance
    • Introduction
    • Liquidity risk
    • Raising finance
    3. Market risk
    • Interest rate risk
    • Measuring sensitivity to interest rate changes
    • Measuring and managing aggregate interest rate exposure
    • Short-term interest rate risk management
    • Long-term interest rate risk management: swaps and options
    • Foreign currency risk – an overview
    • The market for foreign currency
    • The mechanics of foreign currency markets
    • Forecasting foreign currency rates
    • Techniques for foreign currency exposure management
    • Share options
    4. Credit risk and enterprise risk management
    • Credit risk
    • Credit lines
    • Credit risk management
    • Enterprise risk management
    Unit 1: Strategic human resource management – what is it?
    Unit 2: Performance management
    Unit 3: Employee engagement
    Unit 4: The ethics of SHRM
    Unit 5: Evaluating SHRM
    Unit 6: SHRM in an international context
    Unit 7 Current trends and issues in SHRM
    Unit 1 - Defining supply chain management
    Unit 2 - Supply chain performance
    Unit 3 - Supply chain design
    Unit 4 - The supply chain game
    Unit 5 - Supplier relationships
    Unit 6 - Supply chain sustainability
    Unit 7 - Supply chain risk
    Unit 8 - Supply chain cost and financial issues
    Unit 9 - Sectoral studies

    Making a difference: your management initiative is the final module of masters-level management learning and it’s designed to build upon all the studying that you’ve done in other modules.

    This is the module where you take out one or more of the management theories that have intrigued you or made you think ‘if only we did that at our place...’ and try it out in the day-to-day reality of trying to make things happen in organisations.

    This module is a chance for you to demonstrate the skills and knowledge that you have acquired as you progressed through the MBA. As such it should be viewed as a ‘showcase’ for your ability as a critical practitioner, able to fully engage with theory and its application in a real world context.

    Eligibility


  • Bachelor’s Degree (Preferred) + 5 Years of Managerial Work Experience
  • Candidates, (Non Graduates) with exceptional Managerial Work Experience can also apply for the program via

    screening process

  • Faculty

    Dr Anna K. Zarkada

    27+ years’ experience, author of 5 Books and 100+ research papers, winner of 4 Corporate Awards, 8 Research Fundings PhD, Queensland University of Technology (QUT), Australia

    Associations: University of Manchester, UK; Copenhagen Business School, Denmark; SDA Bocconi, Italy; Athens University of Economics and Business, Greece

    Specialization: General Management, Marketing

    MATTHEW A. GILBERT

    20+ years experience in teaching, consulting and research, author of 1 Book and 30+ research artcles.

    Associations: American University in the Emirates, Dubai; University of California and Woodbury University, California, USA; University of Phoenix, Arizona, USA

    Specialization: General Management, Leadership, Marketing, HR and OB, Business Communication

    Dr Fern Harris

    8+ years’ experience, winner of 5 Awards, PhD, Capella University, Minneapolis

    Associations: Michigan University, ATcicJ Ministries, Co-founder, NAFTA, U.S. Customs Compliance

    Specialization: General Management, HR and OB

    VIPUL MEHTA

    IIM Kozikode; IIT, Delhi

    Associations: JP Morgan, Deloitte Consulting, Gaadi Web Pvt. Ltd.

    Founder, Agastya Maurya, Co-Founder at Sun Photonics Pvt. Ltd.

    Specialization: General Management, SoftSkills, Finance and Accounting

    Dr. Kanika Gupta

    Dean and Programe Director, AGV

    Associations: Professor and Quality Control Specialist at European Business School, Barcelona; European Business University of Luxemburg; ISM, Germany Pedagogy Specialist Certification by Ukeiri Funded, UK

    Specialization: Finance and Accounting, General Management, Research Methodology

    Dr. Sandhya Aggarwal

    27+ years in the field of academics and corporate

    Associations: Stratford University USA, ICFAI , McGraw Hill Education, CMC Ltd, Bharat Steel Tube Company

    Specialization: General Management, HR and OB

    Dr. Anju Gulla

    Professor, Princeton Noorah University

    Co-Founder - DigiGYAN

    17+ Years of experience in teaching, research, training and industry

    Specialization: Marketing & Digital Marketing

    Dr. John Byrom

    External Examiner, AGV

    12+ years experience in teaching, research and consulting. PhD, Retail Marketing, The Manchester Metropolitan University

    Associations: Manchester Business School, University of Tasmania,

    Dr. Rebecca Lees

    External Examiner, AGV

    18+ years' experience teaching, research and consulting PhD Educational Research, Lancaster University

    Associate Professor, Kingston University, UK

    Maryam Herin

    External Examiner, AGV

    Senior Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University

    Associations: Co-operative Financial Services Group, United Utilities Plc, Barclays Bank