An MBA is an advanced general management degree designed for managers who wish to develop a solid business foundation, as well as skills and knowledge of cutting-edge business practices for the 21st century. At Griffith we offer two MBA programs, both are focused around our values of responsible leadership; sustainable business practices; and a global perspective with the aim of making you an effective globally responsible business leader. The two programs we offer differ in their delivery style; one is fully flexible and can be studied online or face to face in a standard semester. This program has 9 core courses and 3 options. The other program is online only, it has twelve set courses and each course is delivered over a 6 week period. These two delivery styles allow you to choose the method of study that suits you best and both programs are assessed authentically meaning that you can apply what you learn to your workplace with immediate benefit. In both programs you will study courses in sustainability, accounting and reporting, finance, people management, strategy and innovation and managing change through responsible leadership. Thus you will through study be equipped with an understanding of the key functional areas within a business and the challenges facing businesses. If you choose the fully flexible option you can choose to focus your electives in a particular area for example, finance, marketing, supply network management, or even architecture. Griffith University offers a number of study options for Business Administration. Find out more about the Business Administration programs we offer here http://www.griffith.edu.au/business-government/master-business-administration/what-can-i-study .
Course available at Gold Coast campus, South Bank campus and Online
Academic qualifications are proven via Academic Transcripts for all previous education. Evidence of work experience is proven through a: Curriculum vitae or professional LinkedIn profile. The form of evidence must cover a detailed work history (roles, responsibilities and achievements). The level of detail required is as follows: *position title *start/end dates of employment *organisation and *primary duties, responsibilities and achievements.
[[Upon request/case-by-case basis]] *Applicant Statement of Leadership Experience (maximum 750 words). To demonstrate relevance of work experience, applicants will need to provide a statement detailing examples of applied leadership skills and how their experiences will be complemented by the MBA along with a sound knowledge of the Griffith Business School values. A rubric for assessing this statement will be available. *An applicant may also be asked to participate in an interview with the Program Director.
[[Language requirements]] English language requirements apply to International applicants and other applicants whose previous study was undertaken in a language other than English. The minimum English language requirements for such applicants for entry to this program are as follows: *A minimum score of 575 on TOEFL *OR an internet-based (iBT) TOEFL score of 79 (no sub-score less than 19) *OR a minimum overall band score of 6.5 on IELTS (Academic) with no sub-score of less than 6.0 *OR no score less than 3+ in each skill of the ISLPR (conducted by ISLPR Language Services only) *OR a minimum grade of C on the Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English (CAE) *OR a minimum grade of C on the Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English (CPE) *OR an overall score of 61 in the Pearson Test of English (Academic) with a minimum of 54 in all Communicative Skills.
English test results must be no more than two years old.
[[My career opportunities]] You will be prepared for senior management positions in a wide range of industries and in all sectors. You will also have the skills needed to start your own business.
An applicant must: hold a Bachelor degree in any discipline from a recognised University (or another tertiary education institution of equivalent standing) and have achieved the equivalent of a minimum GPA of 4.5 (using a 7.0 point scale) and have a minimum of three years equivalent full-time work experience post-degree including two years of relevant work experience and one year in a role requiring leadership skills; OR hold a Graduate Certificate in Business Administration from Griffith University (or an equivalent qualification) with a minimum GPA of 4.5
Recipient: Griffith University
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