The Monarch 10-month, Executive MBA In Global Management is an innovative program that allows participants to complete a fully online MBA Program in a sequential manner with a great deal of flexibility while remaining in the workforce. Participants progress independently through the program on a module-by-module basis. Each module focuses on a key managerial knowledge domain. The overall orientation of the program is global management.
The program employs a blended learning methodology that includes current management scholarship, real world case studies 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: Communication, Authentic Leadership, Crisis Management, Judgement & Decision Making, Working in Teams, Production Management, CSR & Ethics, Marketing Strategy, Innovation and Global Strategy.
The Monarch 10-month, Executive MBA program is truly innovative in structure. Many working professionals are prevented from following MBA studies due to the requirement to be within an on-campus cohort. The Monarch Executive MBA is fully online and the asynchronous nature of the study enables Candidates to participate from anywhere at anytime as long as they have an internet connection. With the ability to take breaks between modules and progress within modules at your own speed there is really no other MBA program available that reaches the flexibility of what Monarch has to offer.
The program contain 10 modules based on specific learning around important managerial knowledge domains. The program is capped with a Global Strategy module. Participants begin with the first module of Effective Communication and move sequentially through the curriculum. Modules are of varying duration which creates the opportunity for quick progression between modules.
The 10 month, fully online Executive MBA in Global Management program is designed around varying length modules that introduce managerial concepts using different leaning methods and approaches. This maintains a high interest level and improves the retention of the material.
The 10 month, fully online Executive MBA is designed for working professionals. The structure and knowledge gained is directed at mid-level managers presently active or seeking to enter the professional arena. Graduation from the program requires the successful completion of all modules. There is no thesis component, or group work in the program. There are no exams as assessment is completed by various types of assignments and short essays. Candidates have a maximum of 36 months to complete the program.
This 3 week module provides candidates with a better understanding of the various aspects of Business Communications. The course objectives are achieved through a focus on Writing, Non-Verbal Communication and Speaking and Presentation Skills. Furthermore, it is crucial for managers to understand the importance of communication as it incorporates lessons learned across a wide spectrum of human knowledge.
This 6 week module provides candidates with a better understanding of the various aspects of modern-day Management Essentials. The course will focus learning on practical applications of modern management techniques. The course objectives are achieved through written assignments. Upon completion of this module, you will be able to effectively utilize corporate assets to achieve success.
This 3 week module presents candidates with a self-analysis in order to develop and apply personal strengths to effectively lead others in an organizational setting. The candidate will also learn why and how leadership competencies are important in achieving organizational success. The module follows the Monarch Personal Developmental Model of Learning (MPDML). The MPDML places emphasis on critical thinking and reflective practice for candidates to be held accountable for demonstrating leadership, applying and actively participating within their own development.
This 2 week module presents candidates with an overview of the critical aspects and concepts of crisis management. Crisis Management crosses the boundaries of multiple management domains (communication theory, corporate strategy, marketing, business law, organizational behaviour, change management, psychology, and leadership) and is a critical skill required of managers, particularly those at senior ranks. Being able to adequately contain and manage a crisis without making major errors in communication takes planning and a high level understanding of the situation, the organization, its environment and stakeholders. Being able to manage a crisis situation and turn it in to a positive for the company is the ideal outcome. The understanding that legal responsibility must be considered in relation to moral and ethical responsibility is of critical importance. Theory and module knowledge will be demonstrated through the analysis of a Monarch Crisis Management Case Study.
This 3-week course is designed to examine issues surrounding judgment and decision making (JDM) in an accounting setting. JDM considerations are found throughout all accounting environments and require a synthesis of both psychology and accounting literature and research. Judgment and Decision Making in Accounting is structured around an innovative framework that provides a unique way of thinking about JDM projects and organizing JDM research. Developed based on many years of teaching and research on accounting JDM, this unique framework succinctly describes the key issues in accounting JDM research, enabling readers to more quickly assimilate the vast material related to those issues. The framework also provides a basis to help readers evaluate their own current JDM research ideas, as well as generate further research questions.
This 4-week Production Management course is designed to introduce a student to the issues and approaches of managerial decision making that is critical to the success of a business operation. The course is structured to demonstrate a logical and rational development of the methods, models, and techniques of efficient and effective management of aspects of the production and delivery of manufactured and service products consistent with objective of achieving competitive advantage in a global environment. The topics covered in this course include strategy, product design, quality management and control, inventory management, lean and agile production, supply chain management, forecasting capacity management, aggregate planning, resource management, and other relevant areas, to enable a future manager or entrepreneur to make effective and competitive decisions for business success.
This 3 week module provides a contemporary perspective about the effect that the growing CSR, Sustainability and Ethics movement in business has on corporate performance and the unpredictable influences that outside forces have on the enterprise. The course examines the role that ethics have on business leaders and corporate cultures and the steps necessary to deal with alterations in the business environment and society. It also touches on transformation of CSR into social innovation.
This 6 week module is designed to enable students to analyze business situations from the point of view of the general manager, but more specifically with know-how understanding and confidence, to properly address the strategy of Management. Managers have responsibility for making strategic decisions and ensuring the long-term health of the entire firm or major division. The key tasks involved in general management include the detection of and adaptation to environmental change, the procurement and allocation of critical resources, the integration of activities across sub-parts of the organization, and, at the most senior levels, the determination of corporate purpose and direction. This module will also specifically focus on the role of change, its variables and deliverables and its intrinsic force to delegate and empower the entire concept of Management. The course makes use of an in-depth, multi-submission case study in order to provide an applied, hands-on application of strategy theory.
The 10 month, fully online Executive MBA in Global Management program may be extended to include an additional 6 months thesis period for the supplementary award of Master of Science (MSc) in Administration. The thesis represents an academic examination of a business problem from a theoretical perspective. It seeks to review existing theories and models to determine the best fit solution of a management problem facing contemporary business.
I found the MBA program to be interesting and challenging. The professors and staff stayed with me through the entire program giving me added motivation. I really appreciated this. Also, I was able to take my time through the program, even though I made slower progress, I was able to ultimately complete the program. This helped me tremendously.”
MBA Graduate, Christant Munyao, Rwanda
The Monarch MBA program suited me very well. I required a fully online program which had a a lot of flexibility. I found that at Monarch. The content of the program was interesting and I leaned a lot that I now bring forward in career. The experience was rewarding and as a result I continue with Monarch as a representative within the Alumni Association.”
MBA Graduate, Amal Jawad, Canada
The program is open to professionals with a Bachelor or Master degree from a recognized institution.
Participant progress is assessed through the submission of various assignments per module. There are no exams within the program.
There is no thesis requirement in the program.
Candidates complete the program via the Monarch Digital Campus (MDC). This enables completion of the program 24 x 7 from anywhere. Asynchronous completion means you are not required to be on the platform at any specific time. Complete the program to fit your schedule.
Please see the main tuition page for further information.
Candidates from OECD developing nations are automatically provided a 50% discount on the standard tuition rate.
The program has rolling admission and may be started on the 1st of each month.
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