The MBA course consists of three pathways:
  • MBA General – with mixed electives from both the Management and Procurement pathways
  • MBA with Specialization in Management
  • MBA with Specialization in Public Procurement

Graduates completing any of the above pathways will be awarded the respective MBA Qualification.

The MBA course is designed to:
  • provide a thorough understanding of the core management disciplines, namely organisation theory, the economic and legal environment of a business, accounting and research methods, finance, marketing, information technology and innovation, and the processes and practices of management and procurement;
  • achieve sufficient knowledge and insights into the role of business administration and procurement in enterprise and society in order to function professionally and reflect on societal issues;
  • prepare students with the appropriate academic knowledge and abilities in order to assume or advance to leading roles and responsibilities in the business and public sector, or further their studies;
  • provide students with an overall view of the management of an organization in a changing context;
  • develop the ability to organize complex efforts, integrating the results of diverse studies and analyses and producing the required product according to the established deadlines and specifications;
  • enhance specialized theoretical and practical knowledge and competencies in the field of Planning and Management of Modern Public-Private Procurement.
Upon successful completion of the MBA Programme, graduates will have gained the relevant skills and competences to be able to:
  • develop a thorough understanding of the core management disciplines, namely organisation theory, the economic and legal environment of a business, accounting and research methods, finance, marketing, information technology and innovation, and the processes and practices of management;
  • demonstrate specialized theoretical and practical knowledge and competencies in the field of Planning and Management of Modern Public-Private Procurement;
  • understand and critically appraise theories of organizational behavior and strategy, their management and environment;
  • apply knowledge and gained competences to manage and solve business problems;
  • implement the skills required to work with a group and effectively lead in a team-based environment;
  • operate effectively in cross-cultural settings, understanding the importance of globalization in the economy and the organization;
  • understand ethical issues and dilemmas that firms often face;
  • understand the concepts of change and innovation and reflect on how IT can impact performance;
  • identify and develop business strategies;
  • effectively reflect on their acquired discipline knowledge in a practical manner, through the writing of an independent thesis and the application of their knowledge to real settings;
  • develop leadership skills such as sense making of the future, self-awareness, professionalism, effective communication skills and management of divergent stakeholder interests;
  • commit to scientific standards in accuracy and breadth of the literature located, utilised and cited in assignments and independent projects;
  • secure the necessary level of education for obtaining specialized knowledge and solid competencies in the fields of Procurement and Management, reflect on and apply theories and rules of green procurement, socially responsible procurement and innovation procurement.