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Master of Business Administration

A unique MBA degree program with its exceptional curriculum, built-in professional development and international perspective, promises a transformative journey for the learner who is ready to take their career to the next level.

Program Overview

Business has gone global. The stakes are high and the scope is international. This calls for a new set of managers equipped with a holistic outlook, integrated technique and skills and a culturally sensitive approach. The SQA-USW MBA program is thus designed to develop internationally experienced business professionals who will make far reaching contributions to their organization as well as the well-being of the society.

Global management and leadership standards warrant technically sound people with the resolve and mettle to fashion the destiny and direction of their organizations. The leaders are expected to comprehend the theory of management and business and to apply this in the real world while also navigating new challenges as 2020 showcased. The onus of creating and materializing opportunities for sustainable growth and the well-being of the workforce and the general productivity of the society lies with them.

This SQA USW advanced entry UK MBA program helps develop a comprehensive understanding of business management skills to become a well-rounded manager in a dynamic global business environment. The course provides an understanding of strategic business models, contemporary global issues along with the values of sustainable leadership.

In this distinctive dual certification program from SQA, UK and University of South Wales, UK, the learners undertake SCQF Level 11 Postgraduate Extended Diploma in Global Business Management, awarded by Scottish Qualifications Authority, UK and upon successful completion, they will progress to the MBA Top-up stage awarded by the University of South Wales.

Fee Structure

AED 40,000

  • Avail of 10% OFF if you wish to pay your fees in one lump sum.
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  • You can opt for a 12-month installment plan.

Course Duration​

12 months

Awarding Body

PART A - Postgraduate Extended Diploma in Global Business Management, awarded by Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA), UK. 

PART B - Master of Business Administration from University of South Wales (USW), UK

Study Mode

Lectures will be delivered through Learning Management System (LMS), an online integrated software used for creating, delivering, tracking, and reporting educational courses and outcomes.

Remote Learning:

You can participate in classes from anywhere in the world, provided you have a computer and internet connection.

Hybrid Learning: 

Hybrid learning takes a comprehensive approach to combining the best parts of face-to-face and online learning to create the ideal learning experience, where it is most convenient for the learners.

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Modules

Program Outline – Part A

  • Critically evaluate the relationship between strategy, stakeholder expectations and organizational performance.
  • Evaluate the impact of current and emerging Economic, Political and Cultural factors on the strategic management of an organization.
  • Formulate innovative business strategies designed to contribute to the success of an organization.
  • Critically assess different leadership styles in developing corporate values, social responsibilities and managing strategic change.
  • Appraise the multiple dimensions of sustainability for business in the context of global challenges
  • Critically review, evaluate and develop sustainability strategies of organizations
  • Critically analyze the strategy alignment of the business functions to sustainability
  • Critically analyze an organization’s global sustainability and your contribution to the impact on global sustainability.
  • Analyze the changing business environment(s) globally and how they pose challenges to marketing management functions in organizations.
  • Develop marketing plans with application of appropriate marketing models, tools and techniques.
  • Evaluate the processes involved in brand management and how they influence consumer behavior.
  • Decide how to launch new products/services in a dynamic global marketplace.
  • Critically analyze the significance of Strategic Human Resources Management and its changing landscape in organizations.
  • Critically discuss the impact of Human Resources Management activities on organizational performance.
  • Evaluate various leadership styles and practices in organizations.
  • Plan how to implement change in an organization.
  • Critically analyze cross functional drivers of supply chain in a globally competitive context.
  • Critically analyze and review multi-model logistics systems, warehousing and inventory management in a global context.
  • Demonstrate critical understanding of supply chain management system models and techniques.
  • Analyze financial agreements within supply chain management systems.
  • Critically analyze business problems and discuss the opportunities for organizations to become more analytical and data driven to solve such problems.
  • Evaluate different categories of analytics.
  • Critically analyze the importance of analytics in social media functions.

The Extended Diploma is awarded by Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) – the executive public body of the Scottish Government responsible for accrediting educational awards. The program is a Level 11 program under the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) and has 120 credits. This is equivalent to European Qualifications Framework (EQF) Level 7.

Program Outline – Part B

This module aims to develop students’ understanding and skills of research in a management subject discipline.

  • Critically review a range of research methodologies and select one most appropriate to address a research need and design.
  • Equip students with the skills required for the practical aspects of planning, conducting and producing a Masters

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    Modules

    Program Outline – Part A

    • Critically evaluate the relationship between strategy, stakeholder expectations and organizational performance.
    • Evaluate the impact of current and emerging Economic, Political and Cultural factors on the strategic management of an organization.
    • Formulate innovative business strategies designed to contribute to the success of an organization.
    • Critically assess different leadership styles in developing corporate values, social responsibilities and managing strategic change.
    • Appraise the multiple dimensions of sustainability for business in the context of global challenges
    • Critically review, evaluate and develop sustainability strategies of organizations
    • Critically analyze the strategy alignment of the business functions to sustainability
    • Critically analyze an organization’s global sustainability and your contribution to the impact on global sustainability.
    • Analyze the changing business environment(s) globally and how they pose challenges to marketing management functions in organizations.
    • Develop marketing plans with application of appropriate marketing models, tools and techniques.
    • Evaluate the processes involved in brand management and how they influence consumer behavior.
    • Decide how to launch new products/services in a dynamic global marketplace.
    • Critically analyze the significance of Strategic Human Resources Management and its changing landscape in organizations.
    • Critically discuss the impact of Human Resources Management activities on organizational performance.
    • Evaluate various leadership styles and practices in organizations.
    • Plan how to implement change in an organization.
    • Critically analyze cross functional drivers of supply chain in a globally competitive context.
    • Critically analyze and review multi-model logistics systems, warehousing and inventory management in a global context.
    • Demonstrate critical understanding of supply chain management system models and techniques.
    • Analyze financial agreements within supply chain management systems.
    • Critically analyze business problems and discuss the opportunities for organizations to become more analytical and data driven to solve such problems.
    • Evaluate different categories of analytics.
    • Critically analyze the importance of analytics in social media functions.

    The Extended Diploma is awarded by Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) – the executive public body of the Scottish Government responsible for accrediting educational awards. The program is a Level 11 program under the Scottish Credit and Qualifications Framework (SCQF) and has 120 credits. This is equivalent to European Qualifications Framework (EQF) Level 7.

    Program Outline – Part B

    This module aims to develop students’ understanding and skills of research in a management subject discipline.

    • Critically review a range of research methodologies and select one most appropriate to address a research need and design.
    • Equip students with the skills required for the practical aspects of planning, conducting and producing a Masters

    Learning Resources

    Live & interactive lectures by expert faculties

    Recorded session for offline viewing

    World-class curriculum by eminent faculty

    Regular webinars by industry leaders

    Assignments for module assessments

    Easy-to-use LMS accessible anywhere

    Online library to further enhance your knowledge

    Dissertation on your area of research work

    What our learners have to say

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    Program Faculty

    Dr. Noor un Nisa Shahani

    Faculty

    Dr. Noor un Nisa Shahani
    Dr. Noor holds the degree of PhD in Commerce (Management Sciences) from University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan. Her research interest includes Organizational Behavior, Business Creativity, HR Practices and General Management. She has 10 years of teaching experience at University Level. She also holds a high reputation due to her extraordinary contribution in Research and got award for outstanding research contribution in 2021 by Bath Spa University, UAE. As a trainer Dr. Noor has conducted professional trainings on Research methods Quantitative and Qualitative Analysis. Where she has had the opportunity to train, interact and learn from highly qualified faculty. She has around 30 national and International research publications.

    Shahid Wani

    Senior Faculty

    Shahid Wani
    Shahid holds 8 years of experience in Business and Finance, both industrial and academic. For the first 3 years of his working career, he worked for the British Civil Service in the financial domain. He has also been an active volunteer for an NGO in India, specifically working on social issues like women’s empowerment, child education, child labour, and dowry. Shahid started his teaching career as a lecturer in India and has accomplished himself as a valuable faculty in various domains of business management, especially in the areas of Accounting, Finance, Risk, and Banking. He is also well equipped and experienced in business areas like HR, Supply Chain, Operations, sustainability, and so on. Besides he is also an established Trainer with years of experience in the Education & Corporate sector in the UAE & India. He earned his Master’s degree in Accounting & Finance from the University of Huddersfield, United Kingdom. Currently, he is pursuing his certification from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) body, UK. He is also a successful diploma holder in the areas of Leadership and Conflict Management. Being a sports enthusiast, Shahid is a State level cricket player and has played across many states in India and local clubs in the United Kingdom. He has won many certifications and awards in various other sports including basketball and hockey.

    Salma Yehia

    Faculty

    Salma Yehia
    Salma Yehia is a lecturer and research analyst in the areas of Marketing and Business Studies with extensive 7-year experience in academia. She started her teaching career as a lecturer in Egypt at the German University in Cairo (GUC) and has proved herself as a valuable faculty in various domains especially Marketing and Strategic Management. She is also experienced in other business studies as Human Resource Management, International Business, Strategic Leadership, and Business Sustainability. Alongside Salma has professional research experience and has excelled as a Research Assistant on numerous fieldwork research projects in Egypt, Germany, and UAE. Salma holds an MSc in Business Administration with a specialization in Marketing from the GUC. And is currently pursuing her PhD degree at Phillips-University in Marburg; with a thesis titled “The effect of living in a sustainable city on sustainable consumption: a comparative analysis between Germany and UAE”. Her research interests lie in the areas of international marketing, sustainability, consumer psychology, and corporate social responsibility. She has published and presented proceedings at international conferences in Egypt, Germany, and Turkey. In addition to academia, Salma practices Pilates and is passionate about travelling, exploring new destinations, and experiencing diversified cultures.

    Dr. Rekha Shewakramani

    Faculty

    Dr. Rekha Shewakramani
    Dr Rekha Shewakramani has a Doctorate in Management with a specialization in Human Resource Management. Her research focuses on organizational behaviour which associates with a performance at work and contentment in an organization. Rekha has been awarded various accolades in the field of research and management in human resources. Her key achievement was to receive the title of the researcher of the year in 2019 for her presentations and publications in the research field. Rekha started her teaching career in UAE in the year 2020 and has successfully trained various professionals for the certification and courses that have accreditation from the UK. Her hands-on experience in teaching undergraduate and post-graduate students in India is now serving as an encouragement to serve and train professionals about the practices of management across different nations. She has recently become an Associate member of CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development, UK) in the year 2022. Being a gold medallist in Master of Business Administration, her research work has been chosen and published in some of the UGC Listed Journals in India. She has always been a part of the education industry by serving as a counsellor, trainer, and research fellow which has helped her in attaining the confidence in developing content and imparting knowledge using a combination of practical and theoretical tools.

    Maria Monica

    Faculty and Course Leader

    Maria Monica
    Maria is an academician with over seven years of teaching experience for Postgraduate and Undergraduate programs. Areas of expertise and research interests include the field of accounting, finance, taxation, banking & education. Published several articles in national and international journals. She is currently pursuing her PhD. Other Qualifications – M. Com (Accounting & Taxation), B. Com (Finance), PGDBI (Banking & Insurance), B.Ed. (Pedagogy Commerce) and UGC NET.

    Rajashree K.N

    Senior Faculty and Course Leader

    Rajashree K.N
    Rajshree’s qualification entails MBA in Human Resources, Bachelor’s in Science, and BA in Arts. Prior to her 8-year stint in education, she had the privilege to work as human resource personnel in organizations like GE, Nissan, Fullerton India, and Standard Chartered Bank for a span of 8 years.

    Mohamed Irfan Shaikh

    Program Head – MBA Courses

    Mohamed Irfan Shaikh
    Irfan brings with him a prosperous ten years of academic and industry experience. After leading a packaging plant for three years, he shifted to academics and never left. He has taught in the business and management departments of the UK, European, and Indian-based universities and even contributed as an internal verifier for SQA briefly. He is also a content creator for Blockchain and Analytics-based programs under the business domain. He has completed many successful projects for the RAK Recycles initiative of the Ras al Khaimah government and is still associated with sustainable projects. He is pursuing a PhD in Management and holds a Master’s in Management Studies and Bachelor of Engineering while achieving AFHEA from HEA, UK. His areas of interest are Business Analytics, Blockchain Applications, Multivariate Analysis, Quantitative Methods, Decision Science and Operations Research.

    Dr. Vivek Mohan

    Dean – Academic and Student Affairs

    Dr. Vivek Mohan
    Dr Vivek is an award-winning researcher with several years of experience leading the design, delivery and digital transformation of programs in higher education in the UK, Europe and the Middle East. He had previously taken up Faculty and Researcher positions at Sheffield Business School, UK, and Leeds Business School, UK. His corporate training and consulting portfolio includes firms such as PricewaterhouseCoopers, International Cricket Council, WJ Ground Water and Petrofac. Dr Vivek holds a PhD in Business Management and an MSc in International Business from the UK and is certified in education design for higher education from Sydney (UNSW), blockchain essentials (UCLA), blended learning essentials from the UK (UCL-Leeds), and in Project Management from CMI, UK. He is also a certified member of the British Academy of Management and served as the editorial board member of the International Journal of Family Business and Management in the US. He is also a sports enthusiast and plays competitive badminton and basketball.

    If you’d like to gain the complete skill set to succeed in today’s business world, this is the area for you.

    Assignment and Assessment

    USW-Exeed College follows an assignment-based assessment approach, and the student needs to submit an assignment after each module.

    Entry Requirements

    Applicants must have attained the following qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized University
    • Mature Entry Route based on work experience (minimum 5 years)

    Documents Needed

    • Duly filled application form
    • Academic documents (High School / Diploma and Bachelor degree with transcripts)
    • Resume
    • A copy of your passport
    • A photograph
    • Statement of purpose
    • Experience/Employment letter

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    FAQs

    University of South Wales is ranked 66th as per the Guardian UK rankings and Top 10 in UK as per student’s choice awards. It is listed under the World Higher Education Database (WHED) in association with UNESCO for the internationally recognized universities.

    It holds some of the major accreditations such as ACCA, RICS, CIPS, IOSH, etc. which is    related to the majority of the specializations in demand.

    Ministry of Education attestation is only given for the universities which have the physical campus in the respective country. And so, the universities which do not have a campus are attested through MoFA (Ministry of Foreign Affairs).

    Note: The Ministry accreditation/attestation policies are subjected to change upon which the university holds no control.

    The certificate will be attested by the MOFA UAE and will have UK Apostille attestation.

    SQA is an OFQUAL regulated accrediting body which accredits the qualifications as per the UK education standards. This accreditation is recognized in the UK and internationally for all the organizations.

    The Extended Diploma course content is from Cambridge International Qualification (CIQ), which is accredited by SQA and so the certificate will have both the logos.

    SCQF Level-11 is equal to UK Level-7. Both extended Diploma and MBA fall under Level-7 as per the UK as well as International Education System.

    The “Letter of Concentration” will be provided by the University stating the topic of Research, which will be regarded as the specialization/majors done in the MBA.

    The specialisation mentioned is MBA General program. Also, UK universities mostly offer MBA in General Management and with the “Letter of Concentration” it will be regarded as specialization/majors done in MBA.

    The classes will be delivered online through the university portal “Blackboard”. There will be 8 Live classes for the “Research Methods” module, which will take 2 months to complete, and the remaining 4 months will be utilized for the “Management Project”.

    There will be a free graduation ceremony for our students which covers the basic charges such as the ceremony, gala dinner, etc. The expenses such as visa, airfare, travel, food, accommodation is to be arranged by the students as per their preference. The course administrator will assist you with the arrangements to attend the Graduation ceremony.

    The Part-B can be done directly from the university on-site which has double the charges than what we offer for the course online. Also, the duration in doing the course directly onsite from the university is more than that of online.

    No, the certificate will not mention anything as ‘online’ or ‘distance learning’, which is an added advantage when it comes to certificate evaluation.

    Yes, the Doctorate can be done from any other University or UK University after completing this program.

    There are 4 intakes in a year for Part-B in the months of January, April, July, and October. In whichever month Part-A is completed, you will be enrolled with the subsequent intake for Part-B.