Executive British MBA in Tbilisi, at ISB

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- Executive Program delivered by Faculty of Top Business Schools (mostly Harvard) Graduates
- 120 QCF credits Issued
- Fast-track progression to MBA

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Executive British MBA in Tbilisi, at ISB

  1. 1. Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Top-up MBA Program
  2. 2. Key features • UK accredited program • 10 subjects for successful management and leadership • Executive education, convenient course of study and schedule • Faculty all top school (mostly Harvard) graduates and practitioners • Quality controlled by UK Government education system • Fast track to a British MBA • Lectures are held in Tbilisi
  3. 3. Accreditation • Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership • Credit value 120 (QCF) • Qualification regulated by Ofqual, the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation maintaining standards in educational qualifications • Accredited in UK
  4. 4. Who is right for the program • • • • • • • • Has at least 3-years of managerial experience Has a good knowledge of spoken and written English Wants to progress in his/her career and increase earning Wants to get western education and expand horizons Is ready to share experience with students and faculty Wants to be aware of contemporary trends Is ready to study in a dynamic and intensive environment Wants to get all above without leaving current job potential
  5. 5. Subjects • Strategic Human Resource Management • Research Methods for Strategic Managers • Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills - Professional Development for Strategic Managers • Strategic Change Management • Managing Financial Principles and Techniques • Strategic Marketing Management and Corporate Communication Strategies • Project Development and Implementation for Strategic Managers • Strategic Planning
  6. 6. Schedule for 2014 Program Dates2014 Program Dates2014 Mar 08 Strategic Human Resource Management S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S Apr 24 Assignment deadline for SHRM 1 2 3 4 1 1 1 2 3 4 5 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 Apr 25 Research Methods for Strategic Managers 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 May 08 Assignment deadline for RMSM 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 26 27 28 29 30 31 23 24 25 26 27 28 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 27 28 29 30 May 09 Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills 30 31 Jun 12 Assignment deadline forDSML Jun 13 Managing Financial Principles and Techniques S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S Jul 03 Assignment deadline for MFPT 1 2 3 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 5 1 2 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 Jul 04 Strategic Change Management 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 Aug 04 Assignment deadline for SCM 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 25 26 27 28 29 30 31 29 30 27 28 29 30 31 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 Sep 05 Strategic Marketing / Corporate Communications 31 Oct 02 Assignment deadline for SMM Oct 03 Project Development and Implementation S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S S M T W T F S Nov 06 Assignment deadline for PDISM 1 2 3 4 5 6 1 2 3 4 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Nov 07 Strategic Planning 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 Dec 07 Assignment deadline for SP 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30 26 27 28 29 30 31 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 28 29 30 31 Program Dates April May June July August September October November December 2014 January February March
  7. 7. Faculty Dr. Kilian WAWOE VU University in Amsterdam Europe HR Director at ABN-AMRO, Professor at Webster University Yuliya GAB Northwestern University Kellogg Wrigley, Philip Morris International, Consultant, Trainer Priyanka MALHOTRA Harvard, London School of Economics Bank of England , FSA England, JP Morgan Securities, International Monetary Fund, Anders SÖDERGREN IMD, Lausanne, Switzerland 4C Strategies, ÅF Group, Signform Inc., Swedish Trade Office Inc., McKinsey & Co. Arthur DE LA LOZA Golden Gate University Head of Business and Management Department , Webster University Pawan MALHOTRA Harvard, Indian School of Business Unilever, PepsiCo, Dunlop, Mahindra & Mahindra Group, All Futtaim Group Tinatin RUKHADZE Tbilisi State University CEO and Founder of ACT Group, CSB, ESM, CAC Dr. Waltraud SEDOUNIK Harvard, Vienna University Warwick University, Singapore School of Management, Kairo Consulting
  8. 8. Course of study • One month one subject • Learning is conducted once a month through intensive 3-day classes from Friday through Sunday • Showcase learning timetable for a subject: assignment Week 1 2 3 4 Day 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Activity Providing Materials Classes Working on reading materials. Structuring assignment Discussing assignment with a mentor Finalising assignment Submiting
  9. 9. Quality • Program is developed by experienced academics and professionals reflect the latest standards to • Student assignments are reviewed and marked by lecturers • Student assignment review and mark is verified by British representative • Ofqual (The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation, official body under British parliament) controls learning quality in and overseas of British education an UK
  10. 10. Process MBA Diploma1) Class learning (200 hours) 2) Off class learning (1000 hours) 3) Passing on all assignments British Diploma Awarded Program fee: $6,500 4) Choosing University 5) Passing on assignments for MBA MBA Awarded Degree fee varies Partner schools are below Certificate1) Class learning (200 hours) 2) Off class learning (1000 hours) 3) Passing on all assignments British Diploma Awarded Program fee: $6,500 1) Class learning (200 hours) ISB Certificate Awarded Program fee: $5,500
  11. 11. Some Universities for Fast-Track MBA Recognizing Pearson / Edexcel Credits (either fully 120 or partially) 1. University of Northampton - www.northampton.ac.uk/mba-topup-online – English Language Test required -IELTS 6.5 or TOEFL 90 or PTE Academic 61 or Cambridge Advanced Certificate in English with grade B Distance Learning (takes max 1 year) Cost – £2,700 Intakes – January, September – – – 2. University of Worcester - http://www.worcester.ac.uk/documents/edexcel_all_booklet.pdf#page=9 English Language Test required -IELTS 6.5 or Equivalent 3 Weeks On-Campus to cover Research Methods (Approx £200 per week living costs) Plus 1 year for Dissertation, which could be done distantly Cost – £3,620 Intakes – January, March, September https://degreecoursefinder.pearson.com/ - Degree Course Finder
  12. 12. Universities for Fast-Track MBA Recognizing Pearson / Edexcel Credits (either fully 120 or partially) 3. University of Derby - http://www.derby.ac.uk/online/course/mba-top – – – Entry requirements - http://www.derby.ac.uk/online/course/mba-top/entry-requirements On-line study Cost – £4,140 4. London School of Marketing and Anglia-Ruskin University - – – – English Language Test required -IELTS 6.0 or Equivalent 2 modules and Major Project ( Dissertation) Cost – £4,208 Intakes – February, June
  13. 13. Contacts in the Universities • Middlesex University – Myra Perry Pro Vice-Chancellor - Director of International Education and Partnerships, 020 8411 5863, m.perry@mdx.ac.uk • University of Derby - Carleen Osborne, Partnership Manager, 01332 591867, c.osborne@derby.ac.uk • University of Northampton - Delia Heneghan, Director of International, 01604 735500, delia.heneghan@northampton.ac.uk • City Unity College – Katerina Xini, Director of Academic Operations. 0030 210 8899650, kaxini@medcollege.edu.gr • Cardiff Metropolitan University - Owain Llwyd, +44 2920 416027, ollwyd@cardiffmet.ac.uk Adrian Baird, abaird@cardiffmet.ac.uk
  14. 14. ISB Contact Nino Okhanashvili CEO 4, Besiki str. Tbilisi, Georgia Mail: admissions@isb.ge ; n.okhanashvili@isb.ge Phone: 2 18 44 80 (office) 599 57 82 86 (mob.) Web: FB - https://www.facebook.com/isb.tbilisi Web - www.isb.ge
  15. 15. Appendix Learning outcomes for each unit
  16. 16. Learning Outcomes Strategic Human Resource Management • Understand how the strategic management of human resources contributes to the achievement of organisational objectives • Be able to develop human resource plan for an organisation • Understand human resources policy requirements in an organisation • Be able to examine human resources management in an organisation
  17. 17. Learning Outcomes Research Methods for Strategic Managers • Understand how to select a research question • Be able to conduct a literature review • Understand techniques used to interpret data in a research proposal • Be able to choose the appropriate methodology to research the question • Be able to present the findings of a research proposal
  18. 18. Learning Outcomes Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills - Professional Development for Strategic Managers • Understand the relationship between strategic management and leadership • Be able to plan the development of leadership skills • Be able to assess personal and professional skills required to achieve strategic goals • Be able to conduct a skills audit to identify learning style • Be able to implement a personal development plan
  19. 19. Learning Outcomes Strategic Change Management • Understand the background of organisational strategic change • Understand issues relating to strategic change in an organisation • Be able to lead stakeholders in developing a strategy for change • Be able to plan to implement models for ensuring ongoing change
  20. 20. • Be able to apply cost concepts to the decision-making process • Be able to apply forecasting techniques to obtain information for decision making • Be able to participate in the budgetary process of an organisation • Be able to recommend cost reduction and management processes for an organisation • Be able to use financial appraisal techniques to make strategic investment decisions for an organisation • Be able to interpret financial statements for planning and decision making Managing Financial Principles and Techniques Learning Outcomes
  21. 21. Learning Outcomes Strategic Marketing Management and Corporate Communication Strategies • Understand the principles of strategic marketing management • Understand the tools used to develop a strategic marketing strategy • Be able to use strategic marketing techniques • Be able to respond to changes in the marketing environment • Understand the importance of corporate communication • Be able to conduct an internal and external corporate communications audit •Be able to plan the development of a corporate communication strategy
  22. 22. Learning Outcomes Project Development and Implementation for Strategic Managers • Be able to develop a project specification • Be able to plan for the launch of a project to implement a new product, service or process • Be able to implement a project • Be able to evaluate the outcomes of a project
  23. 23. Learning Outcomes Strategic Planning • Understand the external environment affecting an organisation • Be able to review existing business plans and strategies of an organisation • Be able to develop options for strategic planning for an organisation • Be able to construct a strategy plan for an organisation • Be able to examine factors affecting an organisational strategy plan • Be able to plan for the implementation of a strategy plan

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