The Monarch Professional MBA program is designed to address the critical dimensions of effective management. The program provides a platform that enables the participant to focus on their areas of development and grow their strengths to become a highly effective manager. Participants will develop insight, skills and the confidence to mature into more effective managers within their own workplace environment.
The program employs a blended learning methodology that includes one-to-one coaching, practical workplace application, current management scholarship and individual reflection. Success in the program is defined as higher managerial performance and effectiveness in the real world of the participant’s existing workplace. The program covers material considered to be essential to applied management and the practicing manager. Contemporary themes covered include: Management Performance, Authentic Leadership, Innovation & Change, The Importance of Culture, Social Issues in Management and Strategic Thinking.
- Innovation & Change
- Managerial Performance
- Marketing In The Digital Era
- Authentic Leadership
- Social Issues In Management
- Culture & Organizations
- End of Program Thesis Work
Approximately 100 page thesis focusing on
an applied management issue.
Monarch Business School is the first distance-learning business school in the world to achieve triple accreditation by the International Standards Association (9001, 14001, 18001) and is accredited by the Swiss Federation of Private Business Schools. Monarch Business School is a member of ACBSP-the Association For Collegiate Business Schools & Programs, CEEMAN-The Central and Eastern European Management Association and ACUNS-The Academic Council of the United Nations System. See our accreditation page.
The program is completed through the Monarch Learning Platform in a remote study, distance learning environment enabling practicing managers to continue working during completion of the coursework and to apply their new knowledge immediately back to their working environments. The program is capped with the completion of a Thesis that focuses on an applied managerial issue.
MBA graduates are eligible to enter any of the Doctoral programs at Monarch upon successful completion of the MBA program. Automatic entry is valid for a period of 5 years.
All MBA students are eligible to attend the Monarch workshops held at various times. Workshops focus on the skills required to complete thesis work. The workshops are voluntary.
Program Start Date
The program has a rolling admission and be started at any time.
The standard Full-time duration of the program is 12 months of coursework and 6 month thesis work. Part-time duration is 24 months of course work and 9 months thesis work. Participants may take up to 48 months to complete.
The program is completed online using the Monarch Learning Management System.
Program Open To
The program is designed for the working professional with practical work experience. The typical age within the Professional MBA program is above 30 years old. Exceptions may be made at the discretion of the Dean.
- Graduates from accredited Bachelor programs.
- Candidates lacking the above with substantial managerial experience may be admitted to the program at the discretion of the Dean.
Please see the current tuition fees on the main tuition fee page.
The Master of Business Administration program has enabled me to start studying while continuing to work. This is exactly what I was looking for. The program is affordable and I have been able to continue working throughout my study time. I’ve been able to take the study materials and apply them within my own job responsibilities and that’s made me a more effective manager. The benefits have also been clear for my employer helping to solidify my position in the company.
Doug Kukura – Master of Business Administration Candidate
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