Shaping Futures, Developing Leaders
The University of Strathclyde
Located in the centre of Glasgow, the largest city and industrial capital of Scotland, the
i...
The University of Strathclyde Business School
What is the role of the USBS within the University?

•   Post graduate, post...
Evolution of the Strathclyde MBA
1966   First 1 year Full-Time MBA degree in the UK
                    Full-
1976   First...
Study Options
•   Full-time – 12 months (UK)
•   Part-time– 24 months (UK)
•   Open/ Flexible learning – 24 months (Intern...
The Strathclyde MBA Model
          180-credit programme
          Four stages:-
          • The Reflective
            Pr...
Learning Support
• Specially published Open Learning Packs by the Business School
• All essential text books provided
• Lo...
Reputation in the Media
2009   FT 1st in Scotland
       FT 3rd best in the World for “Corporate Strategy”
               ...
Proven Academic Excellence
• AMBA accreditation for all routes

• Top rating for teaching quality.

• 2008 Research Assess...
MBA Checklist
The University/Business School:                                        Yes
•   a ‘Royal Charter’ University?...
Contact CDC Management Development
To find out more about the Strathclyde MBA in Malaysia:

Ms. Cynthia Raj/ Ms.Cristina M...
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University of Strathclyde

  1. 1. Shaping Futures, Developing Leaders
  2. 2. The University of Strathclyde Located in the centre of Glasgow, the largest city and industrial capital of Scotland, the institution traces its origins back to 1796 as ANDERSON’S INSTITUTE For the first 150 years the institution developed as a degree awarding Technological College under several names and in 1964 the institution was granted a Royal Charter. 5 faculties – Arts & Social Sciences, Education, Engineering, Science and Business
  3. 3. The University of Strathclyde Business School What is the role of the USBS within the University? • Post graduate, post-experience management education & training • Applied management research & consultancy What are the aims of the USBS? • confidence to offer global & local employers, graduates who can ‘hit the ground running’ and immediately add value as change agents
  4. 4. Evolution of the Strathclyde MBA 1966 First 1 year Full-Time MBA degree in the UK Full- 1976 First Part-Time MBA programme in the UK Part- 1983 First Distance Learning MBA in the UK 1988 International MBA launched in - Hong Kong/Malaysia/Singapore 1990 Euro-MBA launched Euro- 1991 New International Centre - Poland 1993 New International Centre - Turkey 1995 First 60 Credit MBA Programme in the UK New International Centers - The Gulf States 1996 Mixed Mode MBA launched New International Centers - Greece/India/Switzerland 2000 Launch of the first municipally approved UK MBA in Shanghai 2003 International MBA launched in Oman 2007 First in the UK to be awarded an official accreditation to operate in the UAE. One of only two operate universities in Europe to achieve the UAE accreditation.
  5. 5. Study Options • Full-time – 12 months (UK) • Part-time– 24 months (UK) • Open/ Flexible learning – 24 months (International Centers) SEVERAL ROUTES BUT ONLY ONE MBA DEGREE • Same high standard entry criteria • Same teaching materials and lecturers • Same rigorous assessment criteria • Elective UK summer school open to all • Completion of studies cross routes/centres
  6. 6. The Strathclyde MBA Model 180-credit programme Four stages:- • The Reflective Practitioner • Making the Business Work • Strategic Management for Sustainable Success • Personal Development
  7. 7. Learning Support • Specially published Open Learning Packs by the Business School • All essential text books provided • Local Counselling contact • UK Academic contact • 2½ days live case study workshop • 6 days of skill building workshops • Selected range of face-to-face taught electives at centres in addition to existing ‘open-learning’ electives • Access to Strathclyde’s Info Trac library
  8. 8. Reputation in the Media 2009 FT 1st in Scotland FT 3rd best in the World for “Corporate Strategy” Strategy” th FT 10 in the UK FT 17th in Europe FT 41st in the Top 100 Global MBAs 2008 FT 1st - Value for Money; FT 7th in UK; FT 13th in Europe; FT 30th in the Top 100 Global MBAs 2007 Economist Intelligent Unit Top 20 UK Business School 2006 FT 32nd European Business Schools 2005 FT Top 40 European Business Schools; FT Top 50 Executive MBAs Worldwide Worldwide 2004 Top 100 Which MBA? Economist Intelligent Unit 2003 FT Top 100 MBA Worldwide 2002 FT Top 100 MBA Worldwide 2001 Top 50 Executive MBA Worldwide and Top 10 in the UK by FT 2000 Times - Strathclyde in the top 10 selection of British schools 1999 Guardian - Strathclyde - top selection of European schools 1998 World Exec. Digest/CEA - ‘top 20 European Business School’; The Times - 8th best university School’ 1997 World Exec. Digest/CEA - ‘top 20 European Business School’; HR magazine - one of UK ‘blue School’ chip B/Schools’ B/Schools’ 1996 Time Magazine’s ‘10 Best European MBA providers’ - ranked 10th Magazine’ providers’ 1995 Business Age magazine - ‘top 10 MBA in UK’UK’
  9. 9. Proven Academic Excellence • AMBA accreditation for all routes • Top rating for teaching quality. • 2008 Research Assessment Exercise - Top in Scotland - Leader for quot;world leading and internationally excellentquot; research - Top 10 in UK (placing Strathclyde in a band with Lancaster, Warwick, Manchester & Oxford, all of whom are regularly cited as being among the best in class) • Only Scottish school, and one of only 12 UK Business Schools with this combination • One of only 20 UK schools to have EQUIS accreditation • One of only 12 UK schools to have AACSB accreditation Less than 1% of the Business Schools in the world are internationally recognised
  10. 10. MBA Checklist The University/Business School: Yes • a ‘Royal Charter’ University? • a ‘Leader’ in Research Rating? • an ‘Excellent’ Teaching Quality Rating? • a range of academics of international reputation who also teach? The Programme: • AMBA, EQUIS and AACSB Accredited? • taught face-to-face by the same academics who teach at home? • an integrated & intellectually rigorous but practical programme? • ‘strategic orientation’ with unique material? • the same entry criteria/assessment as the full-time programme • the same quality/content & degree as the full-time programme? • flexibility - able to tailor the programme to your schedule?
  11. 11. Contact CDC Management Development To find out more about the Strathclyde MBA in Malaysia: Ms. Cynthia Raj/ Ms.Cristina Magat/ Mr.Pravin Unit 501, Block F,Phileo Damansara 1, No.9, Jalan 16/11, 46350 Petaling Jaya, Selangor, Malaysia. Tel : +603 76608950 (ext: 111/109/110) Email : enquiries@cdc.edu.my Web : www.cdc.edu.my

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