Executive MBA
MBA Program Structure
MBA Programs Structure
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Program Structure
The SBS MBA curriculum consists of thirteen compulsory core foundational course units to be taken and passed by all candidates. Students must take a further three compulsory leadership enhancement course units and at least another two elective units, after which they will be eligible to undertake research work leading to the preparation and presentation of a dissertation.
MBA Structure
Methodological and Analytical Courses Leadership Courses
MBA 8101 Financial and Managerial Accounting MBA 8105 Organisational Behaviour
MBA 8202 Marketing Management MBA 8106 Managing People and Performance
MBA 8103 Information Systems Management MBA 8204 Management Communications and Media Relations
MBA 8104 Quantitative Analysis for Business
Management
MBA 8206 Managing Change
MBA 8201 Financial Management MBA 8207 Leadership and Business Ethics
MBA 8102 Entrepreneurship and New Venture
Management
MBA 8503 Corporate Governance and Board Relations
MBA 8108 Global Economics MBA 8701 Management of People in Different International Locations
MBA 8109 Research Methods
MBA 8205 Decision Analysis
The Key Elective Areas
Finance and Banking Strategic Management
MBA 8301 Financial Statements Analysis MBA 8402 Cluster and Global Strategies
MBA 8302 Investment Analysis MBA 8203 Operations Management Strategy
MBA 8303 Financial Economics MBA 8401 Corporate Entrepreneurship and
Innovations
MBA 8304 Social Cost Benefit Analysis MBA 8403 Competitive Strategy and Game Theory
MBA 8305 Private Equity and Venture Capital MBA 8107 Strategic Management
MBA 8306 International Finance MBA 8703 Business Opportunities in Emerging
Markets
Integrative Courses
As part of our MBA Program, participants also undertake a research project, a capstone week at the end of their MBA as well as a one-week international module at IESE Business School (Barcelona,Spain) whereby the theme is Managing Globally. This adds to the world-class insights relevant to you as you apply this acquired knowledge.
In order to develop the students' global business management skills and perspective they also travel to one of our partner top international business schools for a one-week intensive course in Global Business. Aspects covered during the module include Global Business Strategy, Global Marketing, Cross-cultural Management, and Mergers and Acquisitions.
Costs
Total tuition fee for the two year program (2012/2013) amounts to KShs 962, 500. Additional costs include: An international module which is an integral part of the program that takes one week at IESE Business School, for an estimated cost of KShs 350,000 (* Subject to market rates). Text books: KShs 45,000 per year.
Timetable
Classes run on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday evenings from 5:30 pm to 8:30 pm and Saturday mornings from 8:15 am to 1:30 pm.
MBA admission
Applicants should have a minimum of two years’ managerial work experience. We administer our own aptitude test called the Graduate Entrance Exam (GEE). In lieu of this, a candidate may present their GMAT results if they are less than four years old. The application fee is KShs 5,000 payable upon registration for the entrance exam or upon submission of GMAT results. In addition, candidates must meet one of the following academic qualifications:
  • Holders of First Class or Upper Second Class honours degrees in the relevant academic fields from recognized universities.
  • Holders of other related qualifications from recognized universities, considered by the Academic Council as equivalent to a First Class or Upper Second Class degree.
  • Holders of the Lower Second Class Degrees, plus post graduate diplomas or certificates of diploma level or equivalent.
How to Apply
Application forms are availble at the SBS office or can be downloaded from www.sbs.ac.ke. Send the completed application form with your CV, two reference letters (one official and one personal/academic), copies of your degree certificates and transcripts and a passport size photograph to info@sbs.ac.ke. You may also drop your fully completed application form at our offices.