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Master of Business Administration with a specialism in Supply Chain Management


Duration:
Full time (1+ years)
Part time (2.5-3 years)


Awarded by:
APU, Malaysia


Intakes:
Full Time:
04 Jun 2024 | 18 Sep 2024


Part Time:
22 Mar 2024 | 07 Jun 2024
16 Aug 2024 | 25 Oct 2024

 


MORE THAN JUST A BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION MASTER PROGRAMME

You have the exciting opportunity of enrolling for the APU-CMI Dual Accreditation by registering for a qualification through APU. Students under Master of Business Administration with a specialism in Supply Chain Management will have the option to also opt-in for a CMI L7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice which will be awarded subject to moderation by CMI.


ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS

• Bachelor’s degree in related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.50, or its equivalent qualification as accepted by the Senate.

• Bachelor’s degree in related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 and not meeting a CGPA of 2.50 can be accepted, subject to a rigorous internal assessment.

• Bachelor’s degree in non-related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 as accepted by the Senate and with relevant working experience, subject to a rigorous internal assessment.

​• Bachelor’s degree in non-related fields with a minimum CGPA of 2.00 as accepted by the Senate and without relevant working experience, subject to passing pre-requisite courses.


Note: The above entry requirements may differ for specific programmes based on the latest programme standards published by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA).

 
ENGLISH REQUIREMENTS

INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

• IELTS : 6.0

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Students from English speaking countries and those with qualifications taught in English (previous Bachelor’s/Master’s Degree taught in English) are exempted from English requirements. Applications for exemption must be accompanied by supporting documents.



PROGRAMME OUTLINE

This programme is specifically designed to provide:

  • An opportunity to fulfil the demands of organisation’s operating in today’s dynamic market and addressing the challenges of the modern supply chain landscape, taking advantage of technological improvement and optimise supply chain processes.
  • Ability to provide insights into analytics from a supply chain perspective, facilitating strategic decision-making related to design, sourcing and distribution.
  • An overall awareness of sustainability and ethical considerations within supply chain management, emphasizing responsible sourcing and environmental impact awareness.

THE BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMME

On successful completion of this programme, you will be able to :

  • Streamline and enhance supply chain operations to improve efficiency and reduce cost.
  • Leverage technologies and tools to enhance supply chain visibility and empower organisation to make data-driven decisions.
  • Integrate sustainability and ethical principles into supply chain management, promoting responsible sourcing and environmentally friendly practices.
  • Develop leadership competencies to drive innovation and foster organisational transformation.
  • Implement managerial strategies to ensure business continuity, even in challenging situations.
  • Understand and critically analyse the supply chain challenges and disruptions.
  • Effectively communicate towards different audiences and circumstances via a variety of communication tools and methods.
  • Demonstrate the ability to learn independently and to take responsibility for continuing professional development.
  • Demonstrate innovative problem-solving skills that are capable of tackling business management problems.
  • Demonstrate intellectual, analytical skills and knowledge within the business and supply chain strategic management.
  • Demonstrate the personal effectiveness through effective self-management within the professional environment.

WHO SHOULD ATTEND

This is designed for managers and professionals who want to advance their careers and deepen their expertise in supply chain and business management. This programme is ideal for individuals involved in procurement, sourcing, and vendor management who wish to enhance their skills in supply chain. Additionally, analysts and entrepreneurs who looking to specialise in supply chain data analysis and decisionmaking will benefit significantly. Essentially, this programme is suitable for a wide range of individuals, whether they have existing supply chain experience or are eager to enter this dynamic and challenging field.

MODULES & PROJECT

This programme comprises 10 coursework modules (including Research Methodology module), 3 specialisation modules and a project.

PRE-REQUISITE MODULES (FOR NON-BUSINESS STUDENTS)
Duration: 1 month (Full-time) / 2 months (Part-time)

  • Managing People
  • Understanding Customers
  • Managerial Finance
  • Business Environment & Strategic Planning

CORE MODULES

  • Organisation Behaviour
  • Accounting and Finance for Managers
  • Managerial Economics
  • Technology Management
  • Global Strategic Management
  • Human Resourse Management
  • Statistical Decision Making
  • Research Methodology
  • Entreprenuership
  • Digital Marketing Tools and Trend
  • Project

SPECIALISATION MODULES

  • Green Supply Chain
  • Digital Supply Chain
  • Procurement Management

 

PROJECT

You will be expected to conduct effective research in relation to your area of specialisation (Supply Chain Management) for both academic and industry purposes. Either route will require you to plan and conduct an effective individual research and analysis, leading to a significant academic paper, consultancy report or case history in relation to an aspect of business.


CAREER OPTIONS

  • International Logistics Manager
  • Logistic and Supply Chain Manager
  • Business Development Manager
  • Business Consultant
  • Supply Chain Analyst
  • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
  • Chief Marketing Officer (CMO)
  • Inventory Control Manager
  • Entrepreneur
  • General Manager
  • Procurement Manager
  • Project Manager


COURSE FEES

Malaysian Students

International Students

RM 34,800

RM 38,800 (USD 8,820)

​* Fees stated above do not include Enrolment Fees, Registration Fees and other Miscellaneous Fees. Please refer to Fee Guide for details.


MQA ACCREDITATION

(R/345/7/1061)(06/27)(MQA/FA8762)

All information is correct at the time of publication, but is subject to change in the interest of continuing improvement.

     


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