Global Executive MBA

Awarded by KNUST

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OVERVIEW

Whether you’re looking to move up in your current company, expand your career opportunities, or just find a clearer direction in life, Accra Business School’s  Global Executive Master of Business Administration (GEMBA) will help you achieve your goals as easily as possible.

The strength of the Global Executive MBA at Accra Business School relies on a hybrid faculty of accomplished industry professionals who bring industry to the classroom, astute academicians who take the classroom to industry and attended by high calibre individuals who merge the real world of business and the classroom.

About the Programme

The Accra Business School’s Global Executive Master of Business Administration (GE MBA) course is designed for experienced managers seeking advancement to executive-level positions within or beyond their organisations, professions, or sectors.It provides an advanced framework of analytical and strategic problem-solving models and develops the leadership mindset and executive competencies of participants.

The course aims to develop graduates who are global in orientation and who can lead organisations at a senior level. The course architecture involves intensive, executive-level modules in Accra and international modules that may be undertaken in Asia, Africa, and Europe, and features applied projects and direct engagement with businesses and industry leaders.

Flexible

The degree is designed for maximum flexibility, allowing busy professionals to upgrade their skills and build a powerful network, without disruptions to their commitments at work and at home. Classes are held one full weekend in a month.

Accreditation & Collaboration

Accelerated degree is a joint undertaking between Accra Business School and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) and accredited by the National Accreditation Board of Ghana. Accra Business School provides academic direction whiles Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology (KNUST) Awards the degree.

Affordable

As a social enterprise initiative in education, Accra Business School believes that Masters Education should not be the preserve of the privileged few. Our MSc therefore, is one of the most affordable MSc’s in Ghana. Our flexible payment plan also ensures that you pay as you go. 

Unique Opportunities

During these 12 months, students will experience a number of unique opportunities to help strengthen their individual talents, challenge their mental models and preconceived limits, and build a powerful new network.

These opportunities include:

Executive coaching delivered both in teams and individually to accelerate learning and personal growth.

• Executive conversations with current and former CEOs from globally recognized companies who share their experiences in intimate, informal dialogues with students.

• Expanded network of meaningful relationships are built within the select and highly accomplished group of students, faculty, executive mentors, and coaches.

Programme Content

  • Leadership and Multicultural Management
  • People, Work & Organisation
  • Financial Decision Making
  • Contemporary Project Management
  • Corporate Strategy
  • Economics for Business
  • Management Principles & Organisational
  • Business and Corporate Law
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Governance and Ethics
  • Business Digitization
  • Doing Business in Africa
  • Doing Business in Asia
  • Doing Business in Europe
  • Multi-Cultural Management
  • Research Methods

Executive Residences and Online Engagement

Students will attend 4, 6-day on-campus residencies. During these residencies there will be face-to-face classroom instructions, seminars and networking events. In between the on-campus residencies, students will remain engaged through online web lectures.

Assessment: Case Study Examination

 The case study examination aims to test the application of the knowledge acquired on the programme in real life business scenario and, in so doing, tests the higher-level skills of application, analysis and evaluation.

 The case study exam is set to mirror a real business environment. It simulates what Managers do in the workplace. The cases relate to a fictionalized organization, based on real business or industry.

 Passing the case study exam will demonstrate that you can apply the technical, business, people and leadership skills from the learning outcomes in the 11 subjects in a business context. We test a variety of skills in the case study exams including research and analysis, how to present information and communication skills.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Admission requirements for students to enrol on the GEMBA programme can be any of the following:

Option 1 or

• A bachelor’s degree or an equivalent qualification with a substantial work and continuous practice, with minimum of two (2) years’ experience in management.

Option 2 or

• Holders of professional qualification conducted at a standard equivalent to a bachelor’s degree plus a substantial work and continuous practice, with minimum of two (2) years’ experience in management.

Option 3 or

  • • Entry requirement for applicants with third class bachelor’s degree can be considered subject to rigorous interview.

REQUIRED DOCUMENTS

For entry unto the Global Executive MBA , applicants should provide the following documents

  • Copy of Original University certificate (1st Degree)
  • Copy of Original Transcript
  • Copy of any National ID card e.g. Passport, Voter ID etc
  • Current CV showing at least 2 years working experience.
  • Two passport photographs

 FEES :  GHC25,000

PROSPECTIVE START DATE :    JANUARY 2023

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