Monday, May 30, 2011

IFSU MBA

Earn a Globally Sought After …


Master of Business Administration
Ifugao State University, Philippines
Founded in 1920

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Minimum Duration: 12 months

The minimum credit requirement for a MBA Degree is 40 credits beyond the Bachelor degree, as outlines below. Students are required to attend all of the tutorial seminars and successfully complete all the coursework assignments within a timely manner, achieving a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.

Core Modules (Required: 36 credits)
MB 535: Financial Management (4 credits)
MB 536: Marketing Management (4 credits)
MB 534: Organizational Behavior (4 credits)
MB 546: Project Management (4 credits)
MB 548: Strategic Planning & Implementation (4 credits)
MB 550: Logistics & Supply Chain Management (4 credits)
MB 571: Customer Relationship Management (4 credits)
MB 519: Business Research (4 credits)
MB 583: Strategic Human Resource Management (4 credits)

Plus two of the following modules

Independent Guided Studies (Required: 4 credits)
MB 585: Management Report on Field Study (2 credits)
MB 591: Professional Portfolio Project (2 credits)

ACCREDITATION AND RECOGNITION
~ As to accreditation, 70% of IFSU programs are accredited by the Accrediting Agency of Chartered Colleges and Universities in the Philippines (AACUP). The AACUP is a full member of the:
(i) National Network of Quality Assurance Agencies, Inc. (NNQAA), Philippines
(ii) Asia-Pacific Quality Network (APQN) with AACCUP as member of the Steering Group based in Hong Kong, China. The APQN is a powerful grouping of accrediting agencies across the Asia Pacific. Among the member countries are Australia, New Zealand, China, South Korea, Japan, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Vietnam and many other nations. APQN is an international recognized accreditation association, recognized by Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA-USA).
(iii) International Network of Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE)

~ Ifugao State University was accredited by International Distance Education Accreditation League (IDEAL) in March 18, 2011. IDEAL was a full member of APQN (Asia Pacific Quality Network) with Head Office in Shanghai, China. APQN is a powerful grouping of accrediting agencies across the Asia Pacific.

~ IFSU is listed in the IAU (International Association of Universities) database. IAU is a unit of UNESCO. IFSU is listed under universities in the Philippines. (www.unesco.org/iau/onlinedatabases/list.html)

~ The Vietnam Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) and the Philippines Commissioner of Higher Education (CHED) signed a Memorandum of Agreement on mutual recognition of academic qualifications of both countries in Hanoi on 26 October 2010.

~ All program offerings of the University are recognized and approved by Commission on Higher Education (CHED) of the Republic of the Philippines. CHED is equivalent to Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) in Vietnam; and Ministry of Higher Education in Malaysia.

~ IFSU is accredited by the Bureau of Immigration of the Philippines to accept foreign students.

~ Graduates of IFSU are recognized by institutions abroad – in USA, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Singapore, Middle East, etc.

IFSU INTERNATIONAL LINKAGES and PARTNERS
IFSU Go Global!
IFSU continue to establish International Partnership with reputable higher learning institution, and other agencies to further enhance the recognition of IFSU qualification:

1. KOBE Gakuin University, Japan
2. KOBE International University, Japan
3. SOKA International University, Tokyo
4. EDS Business School, Penang, Malaysia
5. Akamai University, Hilo, Hawaii, USA
6. International Center for Agricultural Studies “Granot Studies”, Israel
7. Universitas Ahmad Dahlan, Indonesia
8. Wroclaw University of Technology, Republic of Poland
9. Guizhou Normal University, China
10. Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam
11. Phu Lam Technical And Economics College, Vietnam
12. Galilee College, Israel
13. International Crops Research Institute for Semi-Arid tropics (ICRISAT)
14. National Federation of UNESCO Association of Japan (NFUAJ)
15. Southeast Asian Network for Agro-forestry Education (SEANAFE)
16. Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO)
17. Japan Embassy- JICC
18. International Tropical Timber Organization
19. Australian Youth Ambassador for Development (AYAD)


IFSU continues to expand its programs, its linkages and partnerships, globally.

TUITION FEES
The IFSU MBA tuition fee is US$6,900 on full payment upon registration; and it is US$7,300 if paid by two installments. Students who opt for the two-payment plan must make their second installment payment before commencement of the 2nd Residential Studies in Penang, Malaysia.

Residential Fees in Penang
MBA students are required to attend three residential studies in Penang, Malaysia. For each residential studies session students need to pay USD690 to cover the cost of hotel accommodation for 9 days and 8 nights in twin-sharing room, breakfast & lunch during the studies session, airport pick-up, welcoming dinner, Penang Heritage City tour and other miscellaneous cost.

FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON:
IFSU MBA Brochure >>> Click Here
IFSU MBA Application Form >>> Click Here


CONTACT

For further information, kindly contact:

DR. BEN LEE
Dean, IFSU Cross-Border Program
C/o: EDS BUSINESS SCHOOL
48 Lorong Kurau 17, Chai Leng Park, 13700 Prai, Penang, Malaysia
Tel: +604-398-4306 Fax: +604-3909766
Email: eds.biz.school@gmail.com

DR. FAITH B. BASILIO
Vice-President for Academic Affairs
IFUGAO STATE UNIVERSITY
Main Campus, Nayon, Lamut, 3605 Ifugao, Philippines
Tel: +63917-5782362
Email: fbbasilio@yahoo.com

IMPORTANT NOTICE! Dr Pete not longer work with EDS

===IMPORTANT NOTICE===


This special notice is to advise the EDS Business School community, our alumni, our students, faculty and global partners that effective 31 May 2011, Dr. Pete Ooi, is no longer working with EDS.
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EDS Business School is appreciative of the long term contributions of Dr. Ooi, and we wish him the very best in his new ventures. It is our wish that we provide Dr. Ooi the full respect of NOT directing EDS business communication to him from this point forward.

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Please address all future communications to Dr Ben Lee, EDS President at eds.biz.school@gmail.com, and as appropriate, to Ms. LK Tan, EDS Administration and Record Manager at lktan.eds@gmail.com.
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Should you require further information regarding this change, please send communication to my attention directly.
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Dr. Ben Lee,

President & Founder,

EDS BUSINESS SCHOOL

Akamai MBA


AKAMAI UNIVERSITY
Hawaii, United States of America

A private non-profit university established in 2002
Accredited by IDEAL
(International Distance Education Accreditation League)

ABOUT MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The Akamai University’s MBA Program has been carefully designed to be convenient, appropriate, integrating and building upon the student’s prior work experience and current professional pursuits. This MBA provides a choice of contemporary learning approaches to suit the student and his employer.

Rather than interrupting a student’s career, Akamai MBA Program is designed to support and enhance it by structuring greater knowledge and understanding, new skills and qualifications, while fully engaged with their current professional pursuits. Students are guided in conducting employment-related scholarly research for the purpose of improving business systems and strategies. This is a highly cost effective way to gain new insights and skills, the latest information and competencies, and valuable qualifications.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
- Bachelor Degree or equivalent professional qualification with two years of working experience,
- In lieu of the Bachelor’s degree, applicants will be considered with a recognized Business Diploma (Associate Degree) and a minimum of five years of working experience. Such applicants will be required to submit appropriate letters of recommendation verifying they have the necessary capability and motivation to successfully complete the program within the allotted time span. Applicants accepted in the absence of the Bachelor's degree will be required by the University to add missing foundational elements to the minimum program, as a condition for admission.
- English ability equivalent to TOEFL 500 points.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
Minimum Duration: 12 months

The minimum credit requirement for a MBA Degree is 40 credits beyond the Bachelor degree, as outlines below. Students are required to attend all of the tutorial seminars and successfully complete all the coursework assignments within a timely manner, achieving a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.

Core Modules (Required: 36 credits)
MB 535: Financial Management (4 credits)
MB 536: Marketing Management (4 credits)
MB 534: Organizational Behavior (4 credits)
MB 546: Project Management (4 credits)
MB 548: Strategic Planning & Implementation (4 credits)
MB 550: Logistics & Supply Chain Management (4 credits)
MB 571: Customer Relationship Management (4 credits)
MB 519: Business Research (4 credits)
MB 583: Strategic Human Resource Management (4 credits)

Plus two of the following modules

Independent Guided Studies (Required: 4 credits)
MB 585: Management Report on Field Study (2 credits)
MB 591: Professional Portfolio Project (2 credits)

ACCREDITATION
Akamai is internationally accredited by the International Distance Education Accreditation League (IDEAL). IDEAL is a member of the National Network of Quality Assurance Agencies (NNQAA), an association of recognized accreditors in the Philippines. Please view the Akamai University certificate of accreditation at:
http://www.akamaiuniversity.us/pdf/Akamai_Accreditation_Certificate.pdf.

IDEAL is the full member of APQN (Asia Pacific Quality Network) with Head Office in Shanghai, China. APQN is a powerful grouping of accrediting agencies across the Asia Pacific. Among the member countries are Australia, New Zealand, China, South Korea, Japan, India, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines and many other nations. Please view the IDEAL member listed with APQN at http://www.apqn.org/membership/members/.

APQN is an international recognized accreditation association, recognized by Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA-USA). http://chea.org/intdb/display1.asp?ID=i2. Therefore the degrees and diplomas granted by Akamai University are internationally recognized awards.

TUITION FEES
The Akamai MBA tuition fee is US$6,900 on full payment upon registration; and it is US$7,300 if paid by two installments. Students who opt for the two-payment plan must make their second installment payment before commencement of the 2nd Residential Studies in Penang, Malaysia.

Residential Fees in Penang
MBA students are required to attend three residential studies in Penang, Malaysia. For each residential studies session students need to pay USD690 to cover the cost of hotel accommodation for 9 days and 8 nights in twin-sharing room, breakfast & lunch during the studies session, airport pick-up, welcoming dinner, Penang Heritage City tour and other miscellaneous cost.


FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON:
Akamai MBA Brochure >>> Click Here
Akamai MBA Application Form >>> Click Here


CONTACT
For further information, kindly contact:

AKAMAI UNIVERSITY, USA
187 Kino`ole Street
Hilo, Hawaii 96720 USA
Tel: 1 (808) 934-8793 (International)
Fax: 1 (808) 443-0445 (International)
Email: dcapogrossi@akamaiuniversity.us
Website: http://www.akamaiuniversity.us/

Dr. Ben Lee,
Vice President for Asia Pacific Business Program
C/o: EDS BUSINESS SCHOOL, Malaysia
48 Lorong Kurau 17, Chai Leng Park,
13700 Prai, Penang, Malaysia
Tel: +604-398-4306 Fax: +604-3909766
Email: eds.biz.school@gmail.com
Website: http://www.eds.my/

Sunday, May 15, 2011

Another milestone achieved by EDS Business School and Ifugao State University

On 5 & 6 May 2011, Professor Dr Ben Lee, President of EDS Business School, Malaysia and Professor Dr Serafin Ngohayon, President of Ifugao State University (IFSU) visited the Thai Nguyen University (TNU) which located in north of Vietnam. While at the main campus of TNU, the Memorandum of Agreement was signed between TNU, IFSU and EDS to offer IFSU Doctor of Business Administration program in Vietnam.


Prof Dr Nguyen Tuan Anh presented the Certificate of Appreciation on behalf of the TNU President to Prof Dr Ben Lee, President of EDS Business School; Prof Dr Serafin Ngohayon, President of Ifugao State University, Philippines; and Dr Jimmy Soria, Executive Director of Philippines Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC).


On 17 March, 2011 under the resolution No. 188a/QD-DHTN the President of Thai Nguyen University has approved the offering of IFSU Doctor of Business Administration program in Vietnam and assigned TNU Center for Research and Educational Cooperation and the Graduate School to coordinate with IFSU to implement the Doctor of Business Administration program. The place of implementation will be at the main campus of TNU or any of its domestic partners and/or campuses in Vietnam.

Professor Dr Ben Lee was appointed as the Dean of IFSU Cross-border program and is responsible to implement all the MBA, DBA and PhD in Educational Management programs in Vietnam and countries in Asia.




While visit the Thai Nguyen University, Vietnam on 4 May 2011, Dr Ben Lee has the opportunity to met his old friend / mentor, Professor Dr Chu Hoang Mau, the Vice President of TNU for a dinner.



Professor Dr Nguyen Tuan Anh, Rector of TNU International College discussed with Professor Dr Serafin Ngohayon about implementation of the IFSU MBA and DBA programs.


Thai Nguyen University is in major expansion. The background is the TNU student hostel. They are now in the midst of contructing 50 block of hostel and to be fully contructed by end of this year.




News by EDS Team @ 15 May 2011.

You are welcome to contact EDS Team at +604-3984306 or email at eds.biz.school@gmail.com for more information about our "tuition free" 7-day International Residential Advanced Management Programs, or seeking international collaboration / affiliation with EDS Business School.

The IFSU & GISM Ladderized MBA Program

The IFSU & GISM
Ladderized MBA Program


Master of Business Administration
Awarded by: Ifugao State University, Philippines
Founded in 1920
Website: http://www.ifsu.edu.ph/


Professional Diploma in Business Administration
Awarded By: Global Institute of Strategic Management, USA
Website: http://www.gism.org/

PROGRAM STRUCTURE

Minimum Duration: 12 months

The minimum credit requirement for a MBA Degree is 40 credits beyond the Bachelor degree, as outlines below. Students are required to attend all of the tutorial seminars and successfully complete all the coursework assignments within a timely manner, achieving a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.

Stage 1:
GISM Professional Diploma in Business Administration
via Flexi-Studies with tutorial seminar support

MB 535: Financial Management (4 credits)
MB 536: Marketing Management (4 credits)
MB 546: Project Management (4 credits)
MB 548: Strategic Planning & Implementation (4 credits)
MB 550: Logistics & Supply Chain Management (4 credits)
MB 571: Customer Relationship Management (4 credits)

Stage 2:
IFSU Master in Business Administration
via Residential Studies in Penang, Malaysia
Select any three modules:
MB 519: Business Research (4 credits)
MB 579: Talent Management (4 credits)
MB 583: Strategic Human Resource Management (4 credits)
MB 584: Creating a Sustainable World Class Organization (4 credits)

Plus two of the following modules
Independent Guided Studies (Required: 4 credits)

MB 585: Management Report on Field Study (2 credits)
MB 591: Professional Portfolio Project (2 credits)

Standard, Minimum-Maximum Degree Periods
The standard degree period is two years for Master program. The minimum required enrollment period for Master program is one full calendar year from the date of initial registration. The maximum periods allowed for program completion is four years for Master program.

Grading System
Ifugao State University awards a letter grade for each module for which grade points are earned based on the four -point scale (A=4.0, B=3.0, C=2.0, D=1.0, F=0). The scaling for these grades is as follows:
A - (Excellent) 91 thru 100
B - (Above Average) 81 thru 90
C - (Average) 71 thru 80
F - (Fail) 70 and below
PR - (Progress) This grade is used to indicate that a thesis or dissertation is in progress but not complete.
W - (Withdrawal) A W grade is used for approved administrative withdrawals.

Grade-Point Average
Student’s academic standing is referred to in terms of grade-point average calculated by dividing the total number of grade points earned at the University by the total number of hours attempted. Courses given a grade of PR or W are excluded in the grade-point average calculation.

TUITION FEES
The IFSU and GISM Ladderized International MBA tuition fees is US$4,900 on full payment upon registration; and it is US$5,300 if paid by two installments. Students who opt for the two-payment plan must make their second installment payment full before attending the Residential Studies in Penang, Malaysia.

Residential Fees in Penang
Students are required to pay USD890 to cover the cost of hotel accommodation for 9 days and 8 nights in twin-sharing room, breakfast & lunch during the studies session, airport pick-up, welcoming dinner, Penang Heritage City tour and other miscellaneous cost.



About Ifugao State University, Philippines
Ifugao State University (IFSU) is a government-funded institution of higher learning established in 1920 and converted into a chartered state university in 2009. Its main campus is located in Nayon, Lamut,

Ifugao Province and occupies an aggregate of 516 hectares of land, spread over six campuses. IFSU has a population of about 5,500 comprised of faculty members, administrators, support staff, and students. IFSU also has an international adjunct campus in Penang, Malaysia, which delivery the MBA and DBA degree programs.

By virtue of its being a premier institution of higher learning in Ifugao, IFSU has become a self-reliant community sharing in the development, growth, success and the amelioration of concomitant problems of the developing Centers of Excellence as it responds to the needs and challenges of a developing Philippine society and economy. For further details on IFSU, please visit http://www.ifsu.edu.ph/.


About Global Institute of Strategic Management, USA
Global Institute of Strategic Management (GISM) are dedicated to advancing the standards of management worldwide, and fostering growth in the ethical character of business and economic cooperation worldwide.

The mission Global Institute of Strategic Management GISM is to improve the standards of management, expand the ethical character of business, and further economic cooperation worldwide. GISM operates as a professional membership association focused upon the advancement of corporate managers, business leaders and entrepreneurs, government and NGO administrators worldwide. For further details on GISM, please visit
http://www.gism.org


FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON:
IFSU MBA Brochure >>> Click Here
IFSU MBA Application Form >>> Click Here
GISM ProfDiploma MBA Application Form >>> Click Here


CONTACT
For further information, kindly contact:

DR. BEN LEE
Dean, IFSU Cross-border Program
C/o: EDS BUSINESS SCHOOL
48 Lorong Kurau 17, Chai Leng Park, 13700 Prai, Penang, Malaysia
Tel: +604-398-4306 Fax: +604-3909766
Email: eds.biz.school@gmail.com

DR. FAITH B. BASILIO
Vice-President for Academic Affairs
IFUGAO STATE UNIVERSITY
Main Campus, Nayon, Lamut, 3605 Ifugao, Philippines
Tel: +63917-5782362
Email: fbbasilio@yahoo.com

MBA

Earn a Globally Sought After …

M B A
American Heritage University
of Southern California


Executive Open Learning Program With Residential Studies
in Penang, Malaysia

Website: http://www.amheritageuniv.net/


MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
American Heritage University of Southern California’s MBA Program has been carefully designed to be convenient, relevant and to build upon the student’s past work experience and current professional pursuits. It provides a choice of learning approaches to suit the student and his employer.

Rather than interrupting a student’s career, the MBA Program is designed to enhance it by providing greater knowledge and understanding, new skills and qualifications, fully engaged with their current professional pursuits. Students are guided in conducting employment related scholarly research for the purpose of improving business systems and strategies. This is a highly cost effective way to gain new insights and skills, the latest information and competencies, and valuable qualifications.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS
 Bachelor Degree or equivalent professional qualification with two years of working experience,
 In lieu of the Bachelor’s degree, applicants will be considered with a recognized Business Diploma (Associate Degree) and a minimum of five years of working experience. Such applicants will be required to submit appropriate letters of recommendation verifying they have the necessary capability and motivation to successfully complete the program within the allotted time span. Applicants accepted in the absence of the Bachelor's degree will be required by the University to add missing elements to the minimum program, as a condition for admission.
 English ability equivalent TOEFL 500 points.

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS
Minimum Duration: 12 months

The minimum credit requirement for a MBA Degree is 40 credits beyond the Bachelor degree. Students are required to attend all of the tutorial seminars and successfully completed all the coursework assignments with cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better, as outlined below:
Stage 1:
Flexi-Studies with tutorial seminar support
MB 535: Financial Management (4 credits)
MB 536: Marketing Management (4 credits)
MB 546: Project Management (4 credits)
MB 548: Strategic Planning & Implementation (4 credits)
MB 550: Logistics & Supply Chain Management (4 credits)
MB 571: Customer Relationship Management (4 credits)

Stage 2:
Residential Studies in Penang, Malaysia
Select any three modules:
MB 519: Business Research (4 credits)
MB 579: Talent Management (4 credits)
MB 583: Strategic Human Resource Management (4 credits)
MB 584: Creating a Sustainable World Class Organization (4 credits)

Plus two of the following modules

Independent Guided Studies (Required: 4 credits)

MB 585: Management Report on Field Study (2 credits)
MB 591: Professional Portfolio Project (2 credits)

SCHOLARLY DOCUMENT REQUIRED
MBA participants complete 40 graduate credits in coursework comprising the foundational competencies in theories, principles, and practices, and the social-cultural implications of the discipline. These courses represent the essential elements, which define the field of study and establish the underlying foundations upon which participants may base their advanced professional development.

Module Grading

Each module will have a five-part grading scheme:
• 5 marks: Class attendance and punctuality
• 15 marks: Scoring for extent of participation in the seminar activities
• 20 marks: Summarize and comment on case studies
• 20 marks: Assigned scholarly readings and submission of essays in reply to questions provided by the course instructor.
• 40 marks: Students prepare a written scholarly paper of 2,000 words on an approved topic for the module and assignment must include full references to that literature.

Attendance Required
Students are required to attend all support seminars and to submit assignments in a timely manner. A maximum 60 days are allowed following the students attendance at the support seminar. Course start date is the date when the student attends the support seminar for that particular module.

Standard, Minimum-Maximum Degree Periods
The standard degree period is two years for Master program. The minimum required enrollment period for Master program is one full calendar year from the date of initial registration. The maximum periods allowed for program completion is four years for Master program.

TUITION FEES
The AHUSC MBA tuition fee is US$4,900 on full payment upon registration; and it is US$5,300 if paid by two installments. Students who opt for the two-payment plan must make their second installment payment before attending the Residential Studies in Penang, Malaysia.

Residential Fees in Penang
Students are required to pay USD890 to cover the cost of hotel accommodation for 9 days and 8 nights in twin-sharing room, breakfast & lunch during the studies session, airport pick-up, welcoming dinner, Penang Heritage City tour and other miscellaneous cost.


FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON:

AHUSC MBA Brochure >>> Click Here
AHUSC MBA Application Form >>> Click Here


CONTACT

AMERICAN HERITAGE UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
AHU Main Campus: 255 North D Street, San Bernardino, CA 92401
Phone: 909.884.9000 Toll Free: 888.484.8689 Fax: 909.885.3000
Email: president@amheritageuniv.net
URL: www.amheritageuniv.net
Bureau of Private Postsecondary Education:
https://app.dca.ca.gov/bppe/view-school.asp?schlcode=81701248

EDS BUSINESS SCHOOL
48 Lorong Kurau 17, Chai Leng Park, 13700 Prai, Penang, Malaysia
Tel: 604-398-4306 Fax: 604-390-9766
Email: ahu.asia@gmail.com
URL: www.eds2u.blogspot.com