Master Program in Business in Asia

Best Masters in Business in Asia 2017

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A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Master in Business programs provide students with a foundational understanding of business principles that prepare them for careers in small business, multinational corporations, or government organizations.

Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.

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MRes Management

Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Campus Full time 18  September 2017 China Suzhou

The MRes in Management programme develops a systematic understanding and critical appreciation of alternative approaches, methodologies and paradigms of research in the field of business and management. [+]

Top Master Programs in Business in Asia 2017. Overview The MRes Management programme helps you develop a systematic understanding and critical appreciation of alternative approaches, methodologies and paradigms of research in the field of business and management. It will equip you with an understanding of what constitutes quality research, and acquaint you with the research processes involved from the point of inception to project completion. You will be registered as an off-site University of Liverpool postgraduate research student, while studying at XJTLU in China. The overall goal of the programme is to develop fully trained and competent management researchers who are able to understand and use research techniques appropriate to their subject area. Unique selling points • This programme is both a stand-alone masters programme as well as a prerequisite to those who wish to earn a PhD degree in management, economics or financial economics • Graduates of this programme, as with all XJTLU masters degrees, earn a University of Liverpool degree that is recognised by the Chinese Ministry of Education. Knowledge and skills The MRes Management programme will equip you to: • review systematically, and evaluate critically, research paradigms, and demonstrate how they inform research projects • analyse business and management processes and their environment using a multitude of conceptual approaches • understand how the examination of different aspects in business and management research can be integrated • demonstrate comprehensive understanding and critical reflection of literature in the field of study • demonstrate self-direction and originality in the design of quality research projects in a range of managerial and organisational settings • understand and systematically apply research skills in quantitative, qualitative and mixed-method data collection and analysis relative to business and management research • appreciate how the organisational context affects the design, conduct, analysis, and interpretation in business and management • advance your knowledge and understanding through the completion and comprehensive write-up of independently conducted research projects. Modules MRes Management students are required to take the following core modules, followed by a research project (dissertation): • Business and management as a social science • Quantitative methods • Qualitative methods • Advanced methods. Co-registration onto the PhD programme is possible after 12 months subject to satisfactory performance. Additional learning activity modules Careers Industry opportunities may manifest themselves in the form of research posts in private and public sector organisations. The programme has a substantial theoretical and methodological core that provides an essential basis for students moving on to doctoral level study. Fees RMB 90,000 for the entire 18 month full-time programme. University tuition fees cover the cost of your study with us. Entry requirements: academic background An undergraduate degree (UK 2:1 or equivalent) in finance, accounting, economics, management, science or engineering. English language requirements • IELTS: 6.5 (minimum of 5.5 in all sections) • TOEFL iBT: 90 (minimum of 21 in any skill) [-]

Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis

Asia Pacific University of Technology & Innovation (APU)
Campus Full time Part time 16  September 2017 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur + 1 more

This programme of Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis is designed to provide a progressive, challenging and stimulating framework of study that will equip you with knowledge and skills required in this field. [+]

Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis This programme of Master of Accounting in Forensic Analysis is designed to provide a progressive, challenging and stimulating framework of study that will equip you with knowledge and skills required in this field. With the corporate financial scandals of the 1990s and the economic crisis that looms today, forensic accountants are becoming more and more vital for ensuring that financial transactions are done legally and ethically. Thus, forensic accounting and fraud investigation is one of the fastest growing areas of accounting, and there is an increasing global demand for specialists with forensic accounting knowledge and skills. Admission Requirements Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field with minimum CGPA of 2.75 or equivalent as acceptable by the Senate; OR Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in a relevant field but for CGPA below 2.75; can be accepted provided that the candidates must have 5 years working experience in relevant field. Graduates of equivalent qualifications who have several years of relevant industry experience. Evidence of satisfactory English language skills is required for candidates where English is not their first language, such as IELTS 6.0 or above or TOEFL 550 or above. Who should attend This progamme is ideal for any fresh graduate interested in pursuing a career in the dynamic and growing field of forensic accounting and fraud examination as well as those accountants and auditors who wish to pursue or enhance their career as forensic accountants. This programme integrates the accounting, auditing and investigative skills used to yield analysis and results suitable for use by the courts as the basis for resolution. The Benefits of This Programme On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to : Demonstrate an advanced understanding of the concepts, principles of forensic accounting theory, familiar with the legal framework of forensic accounting services and understand the roles and responsibilities of the forensic accountant. Recognize and appropriately respond to ethical issues in the practice of accounting by incorporating appropriate professional codes of conduct and social responsibility. Conduct successful investigations and communicate effectively in writing and orally both in and out of the courtroom with respect to a variety of criminal and civil financial matters. Develop a mindset of professional scepticism, using critical thinking and creative approaches to complex problem solving. Gather and analyze quantitative and non-quantitative evidence, plan and conduct a research project in a professional and ethical manner which requires familiarity with a range of data, research sources and appropriate methodologies. Create, evaluate and assess a range of options together with developing the capacity to apply ideas and knowledge to a range of situations. Programme Modules & Project / Dissertation The modules of this programme will provide the knowledge and analytical skill to identify and apply the law, the rules of procedure and evidence and ethics that relate to forensic accounting. Core Modules Optional Modules* Quantitative Methods For Decision Making Managerial Finance Management Accounting for Decision Making Management Control and Audit Financial Accounting and Reporting Forensic Accounting and Fraud Examination Forensic Accounting Engagement Financial Statement Fraud Accounting Information Systems Research Methodology Dissertation OR Anti-Money Laundering Cybercrime and Investigation Criminology & Legal Framework Project Paper/Case Study Dissertation Training in research methods, through the Research Methodology Module, in addition to close supervision, will encourage you to develop your research skills so that you can complete your dissertation or project paper efficiently. The dissertation helps you to develop the kind of skills you will need for work in a variety of careers, as well as to develop your specific ability to research and analyse academic problems. The research will enable you to exercise critical judgment and demonstrate professionalism and compliance to ethical standards. The main purpose of this dissertation/project undertaking is to allow you to explore your area of interest such as fraud examination, litigation consulting or expert witnessing and to apply the right approach or methodology and again to arrive at the rightful solutions that best suit or solve the problems at hands. You will be expected to deal with your chosen topic in a competent and scholarly manner, and to display critical discrimination and a sense of proportion in evaluating evidence and the opinions of others. Dual Degree Award: APU, Malaysia & Staffordshire University, UK [-]

Master of International Business (MIB)

RMIT University Vietnam
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 Vietnam Hanoi + 1 more

Designed for recent graduates seeking international careers in private, public or not-for-profit organisations, the Master of International Business (MIB) equips you with the ability to investigate and manage complex problems and address the important challenges of sustainable international business. [+]

Top Master Programs in Business in Asia 2017. Designed for recent graduates seeking international careers in private, public or not-for-profit organisations, the Master of International Business (MIB) equips you with the ability to investigate and manage complex problems and address the important challenges of sustainable international business. As Vietnam and other ASEAN countries continue to open their doors to the world, there is increasing demand for skilled practitioners ready to do business on a global scale. New free trade agreements, ongoing mergers and acquisitions and the internationalisation of ASEAN firms all present unique challenges and opportunities. The MIB gives you the tools you need to become a leader in this exciting stage of economic development. You will learn to effectively communicate across cultures and develop an understanding of international business practices as you build on your skills in research, governance, management, analysis and problem-solving. Opportunities to study abroad take your MIB experience to the next-level, and give you real experience living and working as a truly global citizen. Our partner universities in Denmark, France, Germany and Korea offer a variety of courses delivered intensively or over a full semester. You also have the option of going on exchange or transfer to RMIT Melbourne. Career prospects Graduates of the MIB will possess attributes valuable to multinational corporations, joint ventures, government, financial institutions, law firms, NGOs, consulting firms and manufacturers of both goods and services for whom catering to a global clientele is core business. Recent growth in the global marketplace has created demand for employees with technical skills, foreign language facility, cultural sensitivity, experience, and/or formal education in international business. While the opportunities are broad, the following are some of the most common positions available in the international business field: Foreign sales representative Import/export agent International business development manager International foreign policy advisor International investment and operations manager International management consultant International marketing manager International mergers and acquisitions specialist International trade and customs manager Multinational manager Entry requirements Academic requirements A bachelor degree in business (or a related discipline) If you graduated from a non-business degree, or do not hold a bachelor degree but have 8-10 years’ work experience, please contact the RMIT Vietnam Student Recruitment team for pathway solutions. Note: An interview with the Program Manager or Head of Postgraduate Programs may also be requested English requirements You must have one of the following: Successfully completed a bachelor degree at a university where English is the language of teaching and assessment within the past five years Successfully completed RMIT English Advanced Plus IELTS (Academic) 6.5+ (no band below 6.0) TOEFL iBT 92+ (no band below 20) Pearson Test of English (Academic) 58+ (no communication band below 50) Cambridge English: Advanced (CAE) or Proficiency (CPE) 176+ (no band below 169) Note: IELTS, TOEFL, Pearson and Cambridge results are recognised for two years from the test date. RMIT English results are recognised for one year from the test date. [-]

Master In Management

ESA Business School - Ecole Supérieure des Affaires
Campus Full time October 2017 Lebanon Beirut

The Master in Management of ESA, only Grande Ecole program in Lebanon, as future managers for easily evolve in competitive, international and multicultural environments. [+]

Master in Management

The Master in Management of ESA, only Grande Ecole program in Lebanon, as future managers for Easily evolve in competitive, international and multicultural environments.

AN INNOVATIVE PROGRAM SPONSOR YOUR AMBITIONS

A race Allowing students to Deepen and master the theories and tools for a successful integration in the professional world. Coaching students in the definition and formalization of a credible professional project meeting Their aspirations and needs of Lebanese and international business community. A strategic business vision, operational skills and Ability to make decisions and drive change to enable students to Become Effective employed in Their respective fields.... [-]


Master of Professional Accounting - Master of Business Administration

James Cook University Singapore
Campus Full time 16  March 2017 Singapore

This Master of Professional Accounting - Master of Business Administration allows graduates to distinguish themselves to future employers with a dual Master degree and deliver comprehensive training in accounting and finance while exposing students to key management areas including human relations, marketing, business law, taxation, economics and business information systems. [+]

Top Master Programs in Business in Asia 2017. The Master of Professional Accounting – Master of Business Administration allows graduates to distinguish themselves to future employers with a joint degree and delivers comprehensive training in accounting and finance while exposing students to key management areas including human relations, marketing, business law, taxation, economics and business information systems. Subjects Management Accounting Corporate Finance Introduction to Accounting Auditing and Assurance Services Business Law Taxation Law Law of Business Organisations Accounting for Corporations Advanced Issues in Accounting Data Analysis and Decision Modelling The Changing Business Environment Economics for a Sustainable World Managing Strategic Resources and Operations Leading and Managing Organisational Change Practical or Research Project PLUS one elective subject Career Outcomes Registered graduates have gained employment in various sectors including but not limited to the following: Schools, Private practice, Queensland Health, Relationships Australia, Drug and alcohol services, Commonwealth rehabilitation services, Hospitals, Counselling services, Correctional Services, Child safety. Tuition Fees Domestic* S$43,674 International S$44,940 *Fees apply to all Singapore residents (Singapore Citizens, Permanent Residents and all pass holders excluding Student's Pass).Note: All course fees include prevailing 7% Goods and Services Tax (GST) [-]

Master of Science (MSc) in Global Hospitality Business

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University - School of Hotel and Tourism Management
Campus Full time 1.5  September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon

Hospitality is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic sectors of global business and industry professionals require a 21st century skill set to stay competitive. In a world that has [+]

Hospitality is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic sectors of global business and industry professionals require a 21st century skill set to stay competitive. In a world that has become very connected, it is vital for future leaders to have strong international perspectives and an in-depth understanding of the cultural immersion key to holistic approach to the global hospitality business. At the forefront of the industry, the SHTM has anticipated this demand and formed a unique alliance with two world-class centres of educational excellence: Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne and Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, University of Houston, to establish the tripartite MSc in Global Hospitality Business programme. This is the first time that these three institutions, representing the best of the East and the best of the West, have joined hands to help define the future of global hospitality development. This innovative educational strategy allows students from Europe, Asia and North America to spend one semester in each of the three continents, capitalising on three outstanding faculties and campuses. It provides students with exposure to three distinct markets and three diverse cultures as well as access to three alumni networks. Awarded with three professional certificates, students will be groomed to become the next generation of business leaders who can truly “think global, act local”. [-]

International Master in International Business Development

Peter the Great St. Petersburg Polytechnic University
Campus Full time September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

The focus of the programme is to impart practical skills of management actions in business development in international markets — by case study, working in cross-cultural teams, business games and computer business simulation, experts’ workshops, visits on enterprises. [+]

International Master Degree Programme: International Business Development

The 5 best reasons to participate in the program

1. World-class professors from SPbSPU and leading European business schools.

2. Unique opportunities for international mobility. Possible semester abroad at academic partners of SPbSPU.

3. Double degree options with European universities.

4. Wide range of elective courses for building individual track based on personal interests. Our capabilities are to provide experience in international management not only of consumer goods, but also products for industrial use and high-tech goods.

5. The programme represents principles of business education with the content based on the current real-world experience.... [-]


Master in International Business Development

Centennial College
Campus Full time 14 - 18  October 2017 Canada Toronto India Bangalore Italy Milan + 4 more

Master in International Business Development (MAIB) is a truly global education program, offered by three leading international institutions; University of Milano-Bicocca (Milan, Italy), Centennial College (Toronto, Canada) and Alliance University (Bangalore, India). [+]

Master in International Business Development (MAIB) is a truly global education program, offered by three leading international institutions; University of Milano-Bicocca (Milan, Italy), Centennial College (Toronto, Canada) and Alliance University (Bangalore, India). Travel the world in 15 months and earn global business expertise, work experience and credentials: First level Master Degree from University of Milano-Bicocca Ontario College Graduate Certificate from Centennial College Opportunity to work part-time while you study in Toronto Opportunity for a Canadian Post-Graduation Work Permit “To join the MAIB program is a choice that will change your life” - Miriam Hubbard, MAIB Student.
 a) MAIB + IBM – 14 months Two simultaneous degrees: First Level Master from University of Milano-Bicocca + Ontario College Graduate Certificate from Centennial College, Toronto – achieved in 14 months with a total of 90 credits. Program includes 3 months internship at no additional cost anywhere in the world, but in Canada (see point b). b) MAIB + IBM + Internship period in Canada – 15 months Opportunity to work in Canada by enrolling at Centennial College for the Internship period of 15 weeks: a must in order to comply with the work visa norms of Canadian Government. Additional costs apply. c) MAIB + IBM + MBA – 18 months MBA Degree from Alliance School of Business, Bangalore, India can be achieved with an additional study period of 4 months with a total of 30 credits. Additional costs apply. Scholarships (Open to International and Domestic Students)  5 Scholarships of € 7.600,00 granted by Fondazione Cariplo to participants 5 Scholarships of € 5.000,00 granted by Fondazione Cariplo to participants *The amounts stated are gross and are subject to taxation, based on Italian laws. Please note the scholarships awarded are not entrance scholarships and will be reimbursed to the recipient during the course of the Master period. [-]

Master in Business Management Top Up

Universal Business Academy
Online 4 - 6  Open Enrolment Malaysia Johor Bahru

Top up your current qualification to an MBA, awarded by the University of Northampton. Our online learning platform offers multiplatform accessibility. Therefore, we delivers the course straight to your smart phone, tablet, laptop or desktop and students can choose to study whenever or wherever they prefer. [+]

Top Master Programs in Business in Asia 2017. Study duration: 4 - 6 months Our online learning platform offers multiplatform accessibility. Therefore, we delivers the course straight to your smart phone, tablet, laptop or desktop and students can choose to study whenever or wherever they prefer. Modules in the Master in Business Management Top Up programme: Module Aims: Critical Issues in Business (10 credits) The module aims to develop learning in the following ways: To develop a critical understanding of the thematic nature of the study of organisations and the business environment. To enable participants to critically evaluate the tasks and responsibilities of business leaders from an integration perspective; through the introduction of contemporary and pervasive issues. Module Aims: Business Research Project (50 credits). The module aims to enable the learner in the following ways: To facilitate the development of advanced level independent working and critical problem solving skills in a largely unstructured framework. Participants will be asked to define both the business problem and select the most appropriate data sources. This will include development of an appreciation of the case study technique as a vehicle for understanding managerial problems and issues. In particular, participants should be able to comprehend the complimentary nature of various research approaches and methodologies and the value of triangulation in research design. To develop participant knowledge of and proficiency with, a range of management research methodologies including quantitative and qualitative interventions, including data gathering, synthesising, analysing and consultancy skills alongside capabilities in report writing skills. The module aims not just to develop an academic writing style but to also enable participants to cultivate a professional corporate style. [-]

Master of Management Studies

Duke Kunshan University
Campus Full time 10  July 2017 China Kunshan

The Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program offers students the best of two worlds. The core curriculum is delivered in English by The Fuqua School of Business’s top-ranked faculty at both Duke University in Durham, NC, and at Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China. In both locations, you’ll enjoy world-class educational facilities and rigorous, engaging business education. [+]

The Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program offers students the best of two worlds. The core curriculum is delivered in English by The Fuqua School of Business’s top-ranked faculty at both Duke University in Durham, NC, and at Duke Kunshan University in Kunshan, China. In both locations, you’ll enjoy world-class educational facilities and rigorous, engaging business education. Pursue a Hands-On Business Education with the MMS: Duke Kunshan Program Duke Kunshan University is pioneering a new model of education, training students to rethink the boundaries of global business through active experiential learning for a business education like no other. From our team-based structure, which mimics a collaborative corporate environment, to our instructional design and advanced curriculum, we teach you how to not only thrive in, but also help reinvent, the business world. Both inside and outside of the classroom, the MMS: Duke Kunshan program challenges students to become active thinkers, learners, teammates and leaders. Create the business career you want using the valuable resources a Duke Kunshan University business education has to offer. MMS: Duke Kunshan Academic Courses & Curriculum The business world is booming, and you have 10 months to prepare. Beginning in July each year and running through mid-May, the Master of Management Studies: Duke Kunshan University program is organized into multiple 6- and 2-week terms, with a total of 15 courses. All courses are conducted in English, and Mandarin proficiency is not needed to attend the MMS: Duke Kunshan program. The streamlined MMS: Duke Kunshan curriculum and course structure is designed to immerse you in business as quickly as possible, without sacrificing substance and quality. MMS: Duke Kunshan classes give you the tools, framework and vocabulary you need to enter the world of business with a solid foundation. Our extensive curriculum features quantitatively rigorous courses, as well as thought-provoking classes that challenge you to apply course material to real-world business. This combination of courses challenges students to apply their previous knowledge and strong business education background in order to analytically, creatively and intelligently find solutions to complex problems. Below are descriptions of the courses you will take throughout the MMS: Duke Kunshan program. Please note that the actual course sequence is subject to change from one academic year to the next. Introduction to Financial Accounting Business Communication I Quantitative Business Analysis Fundamentals of Business Economics Introduction to Marketing Analysis Foundations of Capital Markets Principles of Strategy Foundations of Corporate Finance Fundamentals of Market Intelligence Principles of Cost & Managerial Accounting Spreadsheet Modeling & Decision Analysis Foundations of Management & Organizations Fundamentals of Financial Analysis Introduction to Operations & Supply Chain Management Business Communications II Career Exploration Trips & Corporate Visits On career exploration trips, you’ll have the opportunity to visit companies in China to meet with executives and Duke University alumni, and learn about potential employment opportunities. Corporate visits involve on-site meetings with executives, discussing everything from entry-level employment opportunities to in-depth processes and challenges of specific industries and companies. Shanghai is conveniently accessible from Kunshan by high-speed train, so you'll have frequent opportunities to visit this city that is a popular destination for corporate headquarters of multinational companies. MMS: Duke Kunshan Program Admissions Criteria In order to apply for the MMS: Duke Kunshan program, at a minimum, you must have earned or expect to earn a bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university by the time the program starts. Students from any academic background can apply. A typical MMS student has less than 2 years’ work experience. If you already have an MBA or equivalent, you are not eligible for the MMS: Duke Kunshan program. If you have more than 2 years of full-time, post-graduate work experience, please contact the admissions office to talk about how your unique situation fits our admissions criteria. All applications are evaluated holistically based on multiple criteria. Outlined below are the ways in which we evaluate the components of applications to determine if students fit our selection criteria. Academic Aptitude & Quantitative Proficiency The MMS: Duke Kunshan academic environment is rigorous, fast-paced and requires strong quantitative and analytical skills. We utilize standardized test scores, transcripts and any applicable work experience to ensure that our admitted students will be successful in the program. The Admissions Committee pays particular attention to the quantitative segment of your test score to ensure that you can handle the rigor of the program. There are no prerequisite courses for the program, but if you do not have a strong quantitative background, we recommend that you take courses such as statistics, calculus or finance. This will provide another measure of your quantitative ability. Professional Experience & Career Potential Our admissions criteria does not indicate a required minimum work experience; however, you should have no more than two years of full-time, post-graduate work experience. We evaluate paid and unpaid work engagements — including volunteer positions, part-time work, student clubs and activities, and internships — to provide insight into your initiative, experience working in a team environment, and other skills that would translate well into potential career paths after the MMS: Duke Kunshan program. Reflect on your experiences and ensure that they are well-represented in your application. How have they helped you mature and develop leadership and teamwork skills? How will they enable you to be an active contributor to the learning environment? How will you leverage your experiences to achieve your career goals? English Proficiency Applicants for whom English is a second language are encouraged to submit a score from an English proficiency test (TOEFL, IELTS, or PTE), but these scores are not required to complete your application. Visit the International Applicants page for further information. [-]

MBS - Master in Business Studies

United International Business Schools
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 Spain Madrid Switzerland Zurich Lausanne Belgium Antwerp Netherlands Amsterdam Brussels Japan Tokyo Barcelona + 12 more

The MBS - Master in Business Studies program consists of 60 European credits and take 1 academic year of 9 months of full-time studies to complete (up to 3 quarters). Total contact hours ... [+]

Top Master Programs in Business in Asia 2017. MBS - Master in Business Studies (without optional specialization) Total 60 credits Electives 52 credits/26 courses Thesis 8 credits MBS - Master in Business Studies (with optional specialization) Total 60 credits Courses (core) 24 credits/12 courses Courses (specialization) 6 credits/3 courses Electives 22 credits/11 courses Thesis 8 credits Admission requirements proficiency in the English language (refer to the admission section for further details) Bachelor degree (or equivalent) No distinction is made between academic or professional Bachelor degrees. Degrees with 180 European credits or 120 American semester credits are considered equivalent. Students who do not hold a business-related Bachelor degree or equivalent may be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in leveling courses from the Pre-Master program in order to be fully prepared for our graduate programs. Students who do not hold a Bachelor degree or equivalent should apply for a Bachelor degree program, or for the Undergraduate Diploma top-up program. Refer to the undergraduate admissions catalog for further details. Students who have 15 or more years of relevant work experience may apply directly for the Pre-Master program and will be required to complete an inbound assessment test prior to starting the graduate program, and, depending on the results, earn an additional number of credits in specific undergraduate courses. e.g. Students who wish to earn a Master degree and who are required to complete the full Pre-Master program will need to earn 30 + 60 credits. CAREER PERSPECTIVES Our study programs and courses are career-oriented in nature and provide students with a high level of flexibility throughout their graduate studies. Focusing on a broad range of specialized subject matters, students are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to be successful in today’s global economy, and are prepared for a wide variety of professional development and career opportunities. Graduate programs are an excellent choice for recent college and university graduates who would like to see their employability in today's job market increase by engaging in rigorous and academically challenging graduate studies to obtain a relevant academic qualification in the field of business and management. Upon graduation, students mainly start or advance their careers with mid to upper-level management positions in national and multinational companies and organizations in various economic sectors. Others decide to launch a new business venture or join an existing family business. Students can also choose to continue their studies without interruption in almost any of our other graduate and postgraduate programs to further enhance their career prospects. [-]

Master in Economics (Dual Degree with Keio University)

Sciences Po
Campus Full time September 2017 France Paris Japan Tokyo + 2 more

Sciences Po has signed dual degree agreements with leading universities around the world, in order to allow Master students to do a dual degree in two years. [+]

Master in Economics (Dual Degree with Keio University) Dual Degree Master: Sciences Po Department of Economics & Keio University (Japan) General Presentation Sciences Po has signed dual degree agreements with leading universities around the world, in order to allow Master students to do a dual degree in two years. The accomplishment of studying in two countries, gaining experience and speaking different languages adds to the prestige of the degrees, and is of very high value to the employers of today. Sciences Po's Department of Economics is proud to offer with its Master in Economics a dual degree with Keio University's Master in Economics. Made of courses at Sciences Po, Paris, France in Master 1 (Master Economics) and at Keio, Tokyo, Japan in Master Year 2, this program entirely taught in English offers great opportunities in the public, private and research sectors. Fees Students will pay tuition fees for Year 1 to Sciences Po; and tuition fees for Year 2 to Keio. Fees for each year of the programme will be set by Sciences Po and Keio and published in their normal way. Sciences Po fees will be equivalent to those charged for one regular year at Master's level at Sciences Po. Keio fees will be equivalent to those charge for Master of Arts in Economics at Keio. Applications The requirements for an application are as follows: Candidates should have a good degree in social sciences or humanities and have a strong background in economics as a formal entry requirement. The acceptable English language tests are IELTS at a minimum score of 7.0 and TOEFL with a minimum score of 600 in the paper test or 263 in the computer based test. Please note You cannot apply for two dual degree programmes. However, you may apply for a dual degree programme as well as a Master's programme. In this case you will need to put the dual degree programme down as your first choice in your application, and the Master's as your second choice. Furthermore, if deadlines for these two programmes differ, you must have submitted your application by the earliest deadline. Students must take up their place on a dual degree course at the beginning of the academic year following admission. It is not possible to defer entry. The admissions decision for dual degree programmes is made only after all applications have been received and the relevant programme deadline has expired. Candidates are then notified as to the outcome of their application two to three months after the selected programme's application deadline. This is a dual degree with Keio University. [-]

MPhil in Business

Lingnan University
Campus Full time September 2017 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

Lingnan excels not only in teaching but also in research. According to the most recent Research Assessment Exercise conducted by University Grants Committee of the Hong Kong SAR, the [+]

Top Master Programs in Business in Asia 2017. MPhil in Business Duration: 2 years (Full-time) Place: Hong Kong Faculty of Business Department of Accountancy By topical area, the Accountancy Department at Lingnan in the last 6 years ranks 21st worldwide in taxation research according to a comprehensive survey “Accounting Rankings for Universities 2014” by Brigham Young University (www.byuaccounting.net) and is the leader in taxation research in Hong Kong. The Department has published tax research in top-tier academic journals, including The Accounting Review; Journal of Accounting and Economics; and Journal of the American Taxation Association. The Department also ranks highly in auditing research according to the same study, and has published auditing research in the leading journals such as Contemporary Accounting Research; Review of Accounting Studies; Accounting, Organization and Society; Auditing: A Journal of Practice and Theory; and Journal of International Accounting Research. The accounting faculty also has an interest in corporate governance and ethics research. Our faculty members’ membership in the Editorial Review Board of leading research journals such as The Accounting Review, Contemporary Accounting Research and Journal of the American Taxation Association is clear recognition of our research standing. Our research contributes to accounting theory and practice that offers significant insights to the accountancy profession in the Mainland and Hong Kong. Department of Computing and Decision Sciences The Department of Computing and Decision Sciences Department is one of the five departments in the Faculty of Business, specialising in teaching and research in Information Systems Management (ISM) and Operations Management (OM). It has a small group of faculty members who are among the most active researchers in Hong Kong in their specialised research areas (http://cptra.ln.edu.hk/), and who are well recognised by peers with competitive research grants and publications in high quality journals (e.g., Management Science, Operations Research, Production and Operations Management, European Journal of Operational Research, Communications of the ACM, Decision Support Systems, IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetic, and Information and Management). The Department offers MPhil and PhD degree programmes in Business with a special focus on ISM and OM. We welcome motivated applicants and are fully committed to offering the best possible learning and research environment for our MPhil and PhD students. Qualified applicants are also encouraged to consider the Hong Kong PhD Fellowship Scheme (HKPFS), a highly competitive and prestigious programme established by the Research Grants Council (RGC) of Hong Kong. Department of Finance and Insurance The Department of Finance and Insurance has seven faculty members who are active in research. Our research interests are wide ranging and use theoretical, empirical, and applied approaches. Faculty have recently completed studies on credit ratings, securities volatility and derivatives, bank lending decisions, corporate finance, and theoretical models of insurance and risk management. The findings from these studies have been published in prestigious international journals. The research students work closely with their supervisors. In addition to their theses, the students have the opportunity to work with faculty members on other research projects. Students do relevant coursework at Lingnan and at other local universities. One characteristic of our approach is that students start to work on research projects from their first term. Department of Management Lingnan’s Department of Management has developed research strengths in such major areas as conflict management, organisation studies, business ethics, cross-cultural management, and China business studies and is also exploring emerging research issues. Our research supports Lingnan University’s liberal arts mission of developing and applying knowledge for public service. We seek motivated, capable students who are committed to developing their research competence through our postgraduate programmes. Department of Marketing and International Business Our faculty received their doctoral degrees in Australia, Canada, Hong Kong, or the United States. Over the years, the graduates of our programme have been gainfully employed by organisations in Hong Kong, the Mainland and overseas. Some continue to pursue advanced studies in other prestigious universities, including Georgia State University, McGill University, Rutgers University, York University, University of Connecticut, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and University of Alberta. Our graduates have presented their research findings at international academic conferences such as the Academy of International Business Conference and Marketing Science Conference. Some of them have won such awards as “Best Graduate Student Paper” or “Best Conference Paper” at international conferences. Application for Admission Applicants who are interested in seeking admission to the MPhil programme should apply to the University directly. Successful applicants will normally be provided with a Postgraduate Studentship with a monthly stipend of HK$15,540* (US$1 = HK$7.8). *rate subject to review Application Period The University invites applications from 1 November 2016 to 27 January 2017. Late applications will be considered on an individual basis, subject to the availability of places. General Admission Requirements An applicant for admission to candidature for the degree of MPhil should normally: a. hold a relevant bachelor's degree with first or second class honours or at an equivalent standard awarded by a tertiary education institution recognised for this purpose by the University; or b. have obtained an equivalent qualification; or c. have provided satisfactory evidence of academic and professional attainment. In addition to the above, an applicant whose degree is not from a tertiary institution in Hong Kong or an English-speaking country should obtain a minimum score of 550 (paper-based test) or 213 (computer-based test) or 79 (internet-based test) in the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), or a band score of 6.5 or above in the International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or an equivalent score in a recognised test, or an equivalent qualification to prove his/her language proficiency which will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Applicants are required to fulfill additional requirements, if any, set by the programmes to which they apply for admission. Programme Specific Admission Requirements ... [-]

M.Des. in Design led Innovation

Srishti Institute of Art, Design and Technology
Campus Full time July 2017 India Bangalore

The Design-Led Innovation program is designed as a better alternative compared to an MBA and is focused on the implementation of design practices as a management capability that drives innovation and business model design in organizations. It is an emerging approach that drives global competitiveness through deep understanding of the context and the ecosystem. [+]

M.Des. in Design led Innovation The Design-Led Innovation program is designed as a better alternative compared to an MBA and is focused on the implementation of design practices as a management capability that drives innovation and business model design in organizations. It is an emerging approach that drives global competitiveness through deep understanding of the context and the ecosystem. If you want to create innovations that users did not expect and are so different from those that dominate the market that people eventually like and are passionate to use; If you want to create solutions that are not only desired but also viable and responsible, then the Design-Led-Innovation program is for you. The vision of this program is to create innovators who will explore and apply the understanding of human behavior, context, business strategy and technology towards the creation of innovative and sustainable products and services with the potential to drive positive change individually as well as at a larger social level. At Srishti, Design-Led Innovation concentrates on innovative physical-digital User Experience. We think of Design-Led Innovation not just as “Design Driven” in its traditional sense, but more about “designing for emerging usages and technologies” to project and foresee what can be. We take the best practices from several disciplines and promote creative art and design thinking grounded in Humanities to push the boundaries of both the technological and business aspects of innovation. We define innovation as a product or service that is not only desirable, but is also sustainable, viable and feasible. The postgraduate studies in Design-Led Innovation is rooted in the historical evolution of the field of Innovation, from the early versions of technology-driven innovation to the current understanding of innovating for the emotional and socially-situated humans, with their own needs, desires and aspirations. However, we also make the students capable of exploring the emerging understandings of humans in transition, and explore and construct a future that seems to go beyond human-centered innovation Disciplines The program is informed by the following learning disciplines: Humanities Anthropology Cognitive Psychology Cultural Studies Entrepreneurship Furniture Design Information Technology Product Design Service Design Sociology System Design User Experience Design Research and Collaboration The students under this program will have the opportunity to work with the following centers and labs at Srishti. Center for Education, Research, Training and Development (CERTAD) Design+Environment+Law Laboratory (DEL Laboratory) Frugal Design Studio (GRIDS) Impact Edge Srishti Labs (S.Labs) Course Structure Studios encourage active, contextual learning where students develop core disciplinary skills and knowledge. Studios facilitate collaborative and creative design solutions to complex, open-ended problems Workshops provide intense learning experiences in making and doing, across the different disciplines. Internship with an industry or a design studio is compulsory for students at the end of 1st year for M.Des. Self Initiated Project is an end of the semester challenge that allows the student to engage in research / enquiry or design based projects. Students begin by writing their project proposal and defining the scope of their project and they are mentored by faculty / design professionals. Electives are liberal arts courses aimed to cultivate intellectual and reflective abilities in students and motivate them to probe deeper and approach their design process in a holistic manner. Capstone Project is the culmination of the research, capabilities and knowledge gained over the last three semesters. Students are required to submit their design output and a mandated thesis document. Students are mentored during this final project and go through seminars to get feedback from faculty and peer groups Learning Approach As technology pervades everyday life, and ordinary objects become ‘smarter’ and more complex, product innovation has moved out of the sole proprietorship of technology and business. Increasingly, business and technology experts have embraced and adopted design as a way of facilitating innovation for greater impact. Innovators in the 21st Century will be required to empathetically explore and apply understanding of human behavior, context, ecology, business realities and technology towards creation of digital products and services that enhance the users lives. This approach fosters a combination of creative art and design thinking, grounded in the critical thinking of the Humanities to push the boundaries of both the technological and business aspects of innovation, and in turn develop a Product-Service System (PSS) that not only is desirable, viable and feasible but is also responsible. Design in the traditional sense has focused on creating practical, experiential, affective, meaningful, valuable & efficient product, system or service leveraging peoples’ emotions and attitudes. As it does today, design greatly contributes to the current consumerist society by crafting experiences that help sell products and services. But in doing so, it has ignored the significant role it should play in acting as a change agent and an ‘early warning system’, that is truly centered on human values and the matters of people, society & the world as a whole. Due to deteriorating ecological conditions, changing population dynamics, changing behaviors, and rapid technology advances; we posit that a more sustainable, inclusive, transitionary framework for design is required. This course not only covers the traditional reductive aspects of design-driven innovation such as: Historical Frameworks & models of product and service innovation User, Design and Market Research Design Elements (visibility, accessibility, legibility & language) Creative Design (Ideation & brainstorming, concept development) Analysis tools (persona, scenarios) Economics & Business modeling Quantitative Modeling, Data science and analytics but also covers aspects such as: Emotions, aesthetics & pleasure Cross-cultural and trans-cultural influences Trends around transitions in behaviors, cultures, societies and markets Trends in technology and interaction modalities Methods and frameworks for creative thinking and innovation, such as participatory enactment, alpha ideation, vision-driven design, etc Social innovation and transition innovation frameworks Systems innovation and design frameworks This Masters-level program offers an opportunity for students to engage with a rich mixture of artistic and design thinking theories and methods to drive strategic innovation across use-domains. The innovation could be in the form of a technology, a product, or a service, but the end goal is to design something that is meaningful, desirable, feasible, and sustainable. The program will cover human centered experience design, creative coding and entrepreneurship. The Human Centered Design component’s mission is to understand human behavior and use technology as an enabler to enhance it. The program is meant for both practitioners and fresh graduates who want to create solutions that make a significant and positive impact on society. Graduates from design, business, engineering, architecture or related disciplines can apply for the program. The program is driven by an inter-disciplinary engagement with theories, methodologies and advanced skills of Design Thinking and Innovation. The Creative Coding component explores the issues at the intersection of technology, and design. The entrepreneurship component of the program will help design-driven leaders to see the world from a sustainable business perspective and re-imagine what is possible. Discussion-based Learning, Learning by Teaching and project-based learning are some of pedagogy tools employed to create insights into real-life situations and industry needs. The learning approach will encompass hands-on design thinking, business strategy, foresight & forecasting, and creative thinking. The program prepares the students to participate and function in the business world by training and exposing them to various skills such as but not limited to Design Thinking & Processes, Collaborative projects, Leadership Skills & Entrepreneurial Skills, Social Concerns, and Technical & Written Communication. Capability Sets Upon successful completion of the course, graduates will have following capabilities: Understand and unearth multi-stakeholder’s respective needs and desires Develop the ability to be empathetic and use it to innovate Understand trends and forecasts. Conduct primary and secondary research methodologies and derive actionable insights from research for design solutions Understand current behaviors and scenarios, and develop the skill of anticipating future scenarios. Develop and be fluent in the creative process of sketching and modeling as a way of problem solving Understand and command design processes in order to be able to apply it in problem solving and innovation scenarios. Focus on continuing development of new knowledge: helping learners to manage knowledge - how to find, analyze, evaluate, and apply knowledge as it constantly shifts and grows in the field of user experience design Meet the demands of 21st century society, skills such as critical thinking, independent learning, knowing how to use relevant information technology, software, and data for user experience design. Develop collaborative approaches to the construction of knowledge/building communities of practice Use technology where appropriate to help them learn, develop essential information and technology literacy skills, and master the technology fluency necessary. Manage their own learning throughout life, so they can continue to learn after graduation Opportunities Graduates of the Design-Led-Innovation at Srishti will be able to contribute in the areas of strategic user experience design, systems design, new service innovation and business design. They could also shape the emerging markets through designing new digital products and services in the areas of smart and sustainable living. This course enables the development of Strategic Design thinkers and Innovators who have an important role to play in societies of the future as facilitators of positive change and growth. Enquiries Course Leader: Girish Prabhu For further information, kindly email Girish Prabhu at girish@srishti.ac.in [-]

Master of International Business (in English)

Ocean University of China
Campus Full time September 2017 China Qingdao

Ocean University of China (OUC) is a comprehensive university with its strength in oceanography and fisheries science. OUC offers courses in Science, Engineering, Agronomy (Fisheries), Economics, Liberal Arts, Pharmaceutics, Management, Law, and Education. OUC has been approved as one of the national key universities with “Project 985” and “Project 211”. [+]

Top Master Programs in Business in Asia 2017. Ocean University of China (OUC) is a comprehensive university with its strength in oceanography and fisheries science. OUC offers courses in Science, Engineering, Agronomy (Fisheries), Economics, Liberal Arts, Pharmaceutics, Management, Law, and Education. OUC has been approved as one of the national key universities with “Project 985” and “Project 211”. I. Program Scheme The main courses of this program include: Accounting, Applied Statistics, Management Economics, Organizational Behavior, Management Information System, Marketing, Operation Management, Financial Management, Strategic Management, Business Negotiation, Human Resource Management, Series of Guest Lecture, Logistics Management &Supply Chain Management, Finance,ect. II. Main Courses: Accounting Management Economics Management Information System Operation Management Strategic Management Human Resource Management Logistics Management & Supply Chain Management Applied Statistics Organizational Behavior Marketing Financial Management Business Negotiation Series of Guest Lecture Finance Entry Requirements Applicants must be Non-Chinese citizens, under the age of 35,university graduates with bachelor’s degree, good English proficiency which meets the requirements of degree courses;in good health;with reliable financial support and custody. [-]