Postgraduate
Programme Code:
09EMBA
Duration:
2.00
Mode of Study:
Part Time
Accreditation:
NQF Level 9, Credits 240

Executive Master of Business Administration

Course Overview

The Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA) is registered at level 9 of the NQF. The programme specifically targets experienced and senior management professionals, or senior business specialists, and builds on the competencies of qualifying degrees at NQF level 8, or equivalent. This Master’s programme will provide students with competencies that will enable them to lead innovative business growth and administrative reforms. The programme adds value by capacitating students to demonstrate an integrated, critical awareness and understanding of the management of organisations in an international environment.

Statutes and Regulations
The programme shall be offered within the University’s Statutes, general rules and guidelines. Thus, the rules in this Yearbook must be interpreted in line with the University’s General Academic Regulations for Master degrees by coursework and thesis or mini-thesis.

Qualification Outcomes
Upon completing this programme, students will be able to:
• Organise and manage activities responsibly and effectively as individuals and as members of a team, group, organisation and community through personal planning and use of appropriate Information and
Communication Technologies (ICTs);
• Demonstrate deepened knowledge of the world as a set of socially, psychologically, biologically and physically related systems and the nexus between such social systems and managerial challenges;
• Appraise and apply market based and resource based concepts of strategic management and executive action within their social and legal framework;
• Evaluate and demonstrate social and conceptual leadership capabilities towards innovation and organisational effectiveness;
• Apply advanced leadership and management skills in cultural and ethical responsiveness across a range of social contexts;
• Reason critically and holistically using qualitative and quantitative methods, as well as philosophical enquiry in decision making;
• Develop and implement innovative solutions to organisational challenges, including sustainable growth, by drawing on leadership and management theories and methodologies;
• Plan and carry out a substantial piece of original research to internationally recognised standards involving a high order of skill in analysis and critical evaluation aimed at solving real world problems.

Admissions Requirements

In order to be considered for admission to this programme, applicants must: • Hold a recognised four-year Bachelor degree from a recognised institution, or an equivalent qualification at NQF Level 8, which shall include a component of supervised research, or a recognised graduate degree with a research component; • Have at least five (5) years’ appropriate managerial experience and is working at senior / executive level or has a successful record in ambitious, growth-oriented entrepreneurship; • Be employed or self-employed, at the required level, for the duration of the programme. An evaluation of the applicant’s academic record and a personal letter providing reasons for wishing to enroll for the EMBA will be used for selection purposes. The HP-GSB will introduce additional criteria in compliance with internationally recognised Admission Tests to Graduate Management Education, e.g. GMAT® or computer based tests and interviews with similar predictive attributes concerning the applicant’s aptitude. A simplified analytical skill test modeled according to the GMAT® will be used in the selection process. Additionally, proficiency in English language should be demonstrated at the appropriate level through written assessments under controlled conditions, while applicants may also be required to take part in an interview.

Career Opportunities

Some of the Subjects You Will Study

Semester 1

Course Code

Course Title

Prerequisite

NQF Level

NQF Credits

GMW910M

General Management and Work Environment

None

9

15

SMC910M

Strategic Management and Corporate Social Responsibility

None

9

15

SMS910M

Strategic Marketing and Sales Management

None

9

15

 

And any one of the following Elective Courses

IME910M

International Management and Leadership

None

9

15

 

(Euro-African Context)

 

 

 

IMS910M

International Management and Leadership

None

9

15

 

(SADC Context)

 

 

 

Semester 2

IMA920M

Information Management and Analysis

None

9

15

IPM920M

Innovation and Project Management

None

9

15

FME920M

Financial Management for Executives (EMBA)

None

9

15

LHR920M

Leadership, Communication and Human Resources Management

None

9

15

Semester 3

ETH911S

Thesis

None

9

120

Semester 4

ETH912X

Thesis Extension

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