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YANGON UNIVERSITY OF ECONOMICS
DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT STUDIES
ONLINE MBA PROGRAMME

VISION

       To be an internationally recognized programme in business education and research for helping to create a better Myanmar business society.

MISSION

       To develop socially responsible and competent business leaders who possess integrated skills, knowledge, and experience with global vision and local commitment.

OBJECTIVES
  • To select graduates from various fields and train them in modern management and problem solving skills and techniques that can be applied to business management;

  • To expose the candidates to all the functional areas of management and their interrelatedness through lectures, case discussions and field work;

  • To broaden the participants’ managerial perspectives with global thinking while remaining anchored in local socioeconomic and cultural realities, through local and international case studies, experiential projects, international exchanges, and study tours;

  • To transform the participants to be an engaged and inclusive team players through developing communication and networking skills;

  • To nurture the participants to be an ethical and socially responsible business leaders in promoting sustainable development of the economy.

EXPECTED OUTCOMES

       Our graduates should have demonstrated abilities to:

  • Establish professional development and personal effectiveness goals to continuously demonstrate creativity and innovation;

  • Utilize appropriate procedures, frameworks, models, and experience to make better decisions in various business and managerial situations that lead to organizational success;

  • Be authentic leaders who can inspire and motivate people to achieve organizational goals;

  • Enhance integrative skills and knowledge in solving environmental and social problems of the society.

PROGRAMMES DESIGN & STRUCTURE

       The Department of Management Studies, Yangon University of Economics offered (3) types of graduate courses: Full-time MBA, Executive MBA and Online MBA. These programmes are an important element of the infrastructure of Myanmar that is being developed to make the country's commitment to a market economy a successful reality. The MBA Programme will ensure a steady stream of people trained to meet the challenges of managing modern businesses in an increasingly competitive environment.

       To complete the MBA, the participants must take 18 courses and write a thesis paper to obtain the required 72 credit units, in which each course is earned 3 credit units and 18 credit units are allocated for the thesis. The 18 courses include 12 compulsory or core courses and 6 elective courses.

TEACHING AND LEARNING METHOD

       The courses will be mainly offered through online lectures, case analysis, and independent research. In the functional areas of business management, the case study method will be primarily used since it is an effective mean of developing the power of analysis and judgment essential to the managers. Wherever appropriate, case material that reflects the problems, habits, customs and tradition of doing business peculiar to Myanmar will be used. The participant has to complete all assignments required for each subject before sitting the examination. The participant may enroll for a maximum of 4 subjects parallelly at any point of the time. Elective courses can be registered after completion of all core courses.

EXAMINATION AND GRADING SYSTEM

       The special feature of the Online MBA course is that participants can fix their own time for the examination after completion of the assignments for each subject assigned by the respective lecturer. Upon the request of the participant, Department of Management Studies will arrange the examination for each subject

       The grades from each course, a few of which can also be non-examination accumulate towards the total credit requirement for MBA, which is set at 72 credits.

GRADING SYSTEM
Letter Point Grade
A+ 5 Excellent
A 5 Distinction
A- 5
B+ 4.5 Pass
B 4
B- 3.5 Fill with Assignment
C 3
D 2 Fail
F 1
I - Incomplete

       Participants are required to obtain an overall minimum of B in the programme. Participants who have scored one F grade and two D grades (or) two F grades at any stage in the programme may be asked to withdraw from the programme.

       The duration for the Online MBA course is three years. The length of the course depends on the students themselves. However, course requirement must be completed within five years.


PARTICIPANTS

       Participants from a broad spectrum of disciplines, diverse backgrounds with varying aims and career objectives are admitted to the programme. However, they must be highly motivated and be able to work in a co-operative environment. An important criterion for participant selection is their potential and aspirations for top management position and business leadership.

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

       Applicants seeking admission to the Online MBA Programme have to fulfill the following requirements:

  • A Bachelor Degree from any recognized university

  • The candidate must have five years-experience as gazette officers if government servants or as executives if employed by companies.

  • The candidate must have above 25 years of age

  • A Pass in Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) like examination conducted by Yangon University of Economics, and the candidates have to possess high skill in computer application and Internet operation.

  • Recommendation from Two Referees

COURSE DESCRIPTION
Core Courses Elective Courses
  • MBA-111 General Management
  • MBA-112 Management Accounting
  • MBA-113 Macroeconomic Environment
  • MBA-114 Legal Framework for Business
  • MBA-121 Production & Operations Management
  • MBA-122 Financial Management
  • MBA-123 Mathematics & Statistics for Management
  • MBA-124 Marketing Management
  • MBA-131 Strategic Management
  • MBA-132 Entrepreneurship & Small Business Management
  • MBA-133 Management Information Systems & EBusiness
  • MBA-134 Human Resource Management
  • MBA-211 International Business Management
  • MBA-212 Banking & Financial Institutions
  • MBA-213 Service Management
  • MBA-214 Managerial Economics
  • MBA-215 Organization Behavior
  • MBA-216 Consumer Behavior
  • MBA-217 Business Communication
  • MBA-221 Business Ethics
  • MBA-222 Change Management
  • MBA-223 Logistics & Supply Chain Management
  • MBA-224 Customer Relationship Management
  • MBA-225 Capital Markets
  • MBA-226 Organizational Design & Development
  • MBA-227 Marketing Research
  • MBA-228 Insurance