Non Graduating Program

Overview
Program Structure
  Admission Requirements
Fee Policy

As a center of excellence, IBS offers numerous programs that are specifically designed for the individuals or organisations towards knowledge enhancement, which is deemed important to improve their performance and increase productivity. Besides the MBA programs, IBS also offers Non-Graduating program.

Non-graduating program is a package of training program consisting of courses taught by lecturers from local and foreign universities. This program is specially designed for participants who are not ready to join the MBA but keen to gain the knowledge in management. The participants, however, are allowed to transfer their credits on the courses they have taken once they are ready to pursue the MBA, after fulfilling the necessary entry requirements.

Program Objectives

  • Be able to enquire useful knowledge on various aspects of management;
  • Be able to formulate and implement competitive strategies;
  • Be able to make effective decisions involving their business; and
  • Become more optimistic and confident of their job performance.

MBA CORE

This course places the concept of technology and technology management in perspective and deals with the strategies to manage innovation. This includes how to create product innovation and understanding its process. The course also discusses technology transfer.

Technology Management & Innovation

This course places the concept of technology and technology management in perspective and deals with the strategies to manage innovation. This includes how to create product innovation and understanding its process. The course also discusses technology transfer.

CODE: MRC 1043 
CREDIT VALUE: 3 Credits

Management & Cost Accounting

Accounting and cost constitute the bases upon which all internal and external financial transactions are conducted. A thorough knowledge of accounting, its concept and practices therefore, is necessary for an effective financial control of any business. Financial, Management and Cost Accounting will be discussed in this course with implications on decision making.

CODE: MRC 1023
CREDIT VALUE: 3 Credits

Financial Management

The module covers the depth of business-critical understanding and skills necessary for effective financial management of modern enterprises. Students are required to prepare the cash forecast, financial statements, enterprises evaluation, capital project evaluation, and others.

CODE: MRC 2013
CREDIT VALUE: 3 Credits

Marketing Management

Focus will be centered on the short term and long term marketing consideration by examining the role of marketing in a business operation and for corporate success. Students will learn how marketing can help an organization gain and sustain competitive advantages, the various techniques for monitoring marketing performance and customer satisfaction, how marketing mix decisions are made and implemented, and how to develop and implement marketing plans.

CODE: MRC 2023
CREDIT VALUE: 3 Credits

Economic Analysis

The course provides an understanding of the macroeconomics environment affecting management decision-making in the public and private sectors. It focuses on factors determining national income and output; inflation and unemployment; fiscal and monetary policy; balance of payments and exchange rates; and international aspects of economic policy with special reference to Malaysia.

CODE: MRC 1013
CREDIT VALUE: 3 Credits

MANAGEMENT SKILLS

These courses will help you to apply both experiential learning and problem solving and analytical and decision–making skills to real everyday situations through project and case studies.

Strategic Management

This course will give students a foundation of basic strategic concepts for application at both the corporate and business unit levels. The emphasis is on developing strategic thinking to enable students to approach complex multi-disciplinary problems and opportunities confidently. Students will be able to forecast and evaluate the effects of major business decision; assess the benefits and problems of integrating corporate and functional strategies; and to formulate approaches for managing strategic change.

CODE: MRC 3013
CREDIT VALUE: 3 Credits

Human Resource Management

This course focuses on the importance of managing people in organizations. It is recognized that changes in the environment have great impact on people in organizations particularly when organizations need to sustain competitive advantage. Successful and effective management of human resources is as important for corporate success as any other management activity. This course will help students to link their personal situation and experience to general principles of human resources. Case studies will enable students to link theory and practice in human resource management.

CODE: MRC 2033
CREDIT VALUE: 3 Credits

Action Research in Organisation

The module covers the depth of business-critical understanding and skills necessary for effective financial management of modern enterprises. Students are required to prepare the cash forecast, financial statements, enterprises evaluation, capital project evaluation, and others.

CODE: MRC 1033
CREDIT VALUE: 3 Credits

PROGRAM SPECIALIZATION

Social Entrepreneurship

This course will touch on the process of entrepreneurship, the characteristics of an entrepreneur, the process of business registration, the scientific process of idea formation and the current business issues and problems faced by SMIs.

CODE: MRA 3023
CREDIT VALUE: 3 Credits

Tax & Business Strategy

This course explores the holistic perspective of taxation as an economic instrument that exists in the business environment.  It also looks at the practices of taxation in Malaysia from the perspective of every aspect of taxpayer in the economy.  The course explores the overall perspective of tax planning and strategies by outlining the basic approach to tax planning, tax planning and strategies as an important tool in personal and corporate financial planning and finally focuses on making distinction between planning, avoidance and evasion in view of the legal limit to tax planning.

CODE: MRA 4013
CREDIT VALUE: 3 Credits

Operation & Project Management

Business organizations are torn between effective business service for consumers and organizational profitability.  This is pertinent in view of the need to strategize their operations within the competitive business market, especially for private businesses. The objective of this course is to equip participants with a comprehensive under3standing of financial management as it relates to the overall strategy of business organizations. Among others, this involves identification of financial decisions, evaluation of problems and deriving effective strategic financial moves

CODE: MRA 3073
CREDIT VALUE: 3 Credits

Designing Strategic Plans

The course is designed to develop participants with the critical skills in designing competitive strategic plans consistent with a company or a firm's overall strategy towards fulfilling stakeholders' expectations. The course focuses on how to develop and implement corporate, business and marketing plans, budgets, HR Plan, etc for their organizations. Prior to developing the plan, the objective of the course is to review the state of the economy and the business condition.

CODE: MRB 3063
CREDIT VALUE: 3 Credits

Quality & Change Management

Quality will continue to be the most critical issue for businesses which aspire for excellence. This course will look at all aspects of quality in organizations and deals with the continuous change programs to achieve organizational performance through appropriate change management strategies and implementation. This module treats QUALITY as the economic achievement of customer satisfaction and as such is a fundamental management objective.

CODE: MRB 3123
CREDIT VALUE: 3 Credits

IT Strategy

Information Technology is becoming increasingly important in the business industry. Through this course, students will develop an understanding of the critical role in that information technology plays in generating and sustaining a competitive edge. It also develops personal competence in the management of an information system, strategies and processes that are currently required to manage modern organizations.

CODE: MRB 1053
CREDIT VALUE: 3 Credits

UNIVERSITY GENERAL ELECTIVE (UGE)

IT Project Management

This course offered by the Center for Advanced Software Engineering (CASE) deals with the application information technology in managing projects. In the present business environment, projects are  planned and executed with the use of information technology to gain speed and efficiency. The widespread use of information technology in business started when managers could organize their business operation strategy in a better fashion.

CODE: UCM 1233
CREDIT VALUE: 3 Credits

Organisation Behaviour & Development

This is a course that covers both organizational and group behavior in organizations. The scientific approach to behavior deals along the changing organizational paradigms within the context of organizational purpose, mission and strategies. In the same mannner, the organizational culture and diversity will be discussed along with the behavior of individuals and groups within the organization.

CODE: UDE 1123
CREDIT VALUE: 3 Credits

MBA ELECTIVE (ME) - SELECTION

Student can choose the subject

These courses will allow students to broaden their knowledge in specific business areas by cultivating critical business competencies. Other electives are Creativity and Innovation, Global Business Environment, The Legal Aspects of Business, Economics of Governmental Activities, Venture Capital Management Quantitative Analysis, Presentation and Communication Skills, Negotiation Skills and others.

CREDIT VALUE: 3 Credits

MASTER PROJECT

Case Study

The objective of this project is to provide a realistic environment for the students to synthesize materials drawn from different modules and to apply them within a project that has real business value. The project should reflect the target of the performance and will pass through a number of stages for approval. This course is intended to after a framework for managing a project, including presentation and guidelines on project research methods.

CODE: MRA/MRB 4046
CREDIT VALUE: 6 Credits


An MBA constitutes a major investment in terms of cost and time since students have to balance the responsibilities of a demanding position with the need to master management competencies. Their choice of an appropriate MBA program must therefore be correct in order that the incidence of opportunity loss may be obviated.

Whilst there are indeed many MBA programs available today, these programs are precisely geared to garner maximum gains for the students with quality courses.

The minimum entry requirement is as follows;

  • An honours degree from UTM or other recognized universities or an equivalent academic qualification from an overseas establishment approved by the university Senate. Certain professional qualifications will also be considered.


 
REGISTRATION FEE

RM950

To be paid on Registration Day



PROGRAM FEE

RM2,000 (per course)
To be paid on Registration Day based on the method of payment chosen