Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Ifugao Akamai Dual MBA-in-HRM

Earn Two International
MBA-HRM Degrees in one program …

Degree Awarded By:


Ifugao State University
Ifugao Province, Philippines
A Philippines government funded public university establish in 1920
Website: http://www.ifsu.edu.ph/


Akamai University
Hawaii, United States of America

A private non-profit university established in 2002
Website: http://www.akamaiuniversity.us/

GLOBAL ALLIANCE
EDS Business School, Malaysia, an international award winning executive development school is proud to offer the Dual MBA in Human Resource Management program. Participants in the Dual MBA-HRM program will graduate with two degrees: one each from Ifugao State University (IFSU), Philippines and Akamai University (AU), Hawaii, USA.

The collaborative Akamai University, USA, and Ifugao State University programs combine three key elements of success for business, academic, and nonprofit executives, facing the ever-changing competitive global environment:

• The traditions of academic excellence of Ifugao State University, founded in 1920.
• The strength of Akamai University's recognized leadership in contemporary cross-border education and practical non-traditional executive open learning programs, and
• The award-winning support of EDS Business School's world-class faculty team who offer a blend of academic excellence, rigorous scholarship, real-world relevance, and practical application that provides learners with unparalleled opportunities to expand their horizons.

The Advantages of a Dual Degree Program
Globalization has changed the career market forever. People are increasingly being employed to work anywhere in the world, requiring international competencies, familiarity with global markets, and a capacity to function in a cross-cultural global community. Graduates with the dual MBA-HRM degrees from Asia and USA will have these great advantages, demonstrating superior cross-cultural business aptitude, which assures career competitiveness across the contemporary global market.

MBA IN HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT
The Dual IFSU and AU’s MBA-HRM 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, this Dual 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 program requirement for a MBA-HRM Degree is 40 credits beyond the Bachelor degree, including the comprehensive review, and thesis project activities. Further, the participant MUST complete that modules that reflect the major concentration in Human Resource Management. 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:

Core Modules (Required: 24 credits)
Select any six modules:
MB 519: Business Research (4 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 584: Creating a Sustainable World Class Organization (4 credits)

Specialization Modules In HRM (Required: 12 credits)
Select any three modules:
MB 577: Human Capital Assessment & Development (4 credits)
MB 579: Talent Management and Succession Planning (4 credits)
MB 583: Strategic Human Resource Management (4 credits)
MB 592: Performance Management (4 credits)

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

Attendance Required
Students are required to attend all support seminars and to submit assignments in a timely manner. A maximum 60 days is allowed for submission of all assignments following the residential seminars. Should students experience health problems, work-related issues, or family emergencies, they may request a 30-day extension in writing by email, fax, or post, to be received at EDS within seven days beyond the assignment due dates.

Students receiving approval for extensions must submit completed assignments for the modules, to be received by EDS prior to the expiration of the extension or receive a grade of non-completion (NC) for the module. Should a student not submit assignments in the 60 day time allotted and fail to submit in writing for the extension as stated, EDS is required to submit a letter of academic probation. The letter of academic probation shall require the students submit the late assignments within 14 days or receive a grade of non-completion (NC) for the module. A grade of non-completion (NC) will require the student to re-enroll and retake the module, to remain in good standing toward their degree.

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.

SPECIAL DUAL MBA IN HRM TUITION FEES
In cooperation with Akamai University and Ifugao State University, EDS Business School is offering a special tuition fee for the first 50 applicants who successfully enroll in the Dual MBA in HRM Program.

The Dual MBA in HRM tuition fee is US$4,600 on full payment upon registration; and it is US$4,900 if paid by two installments. Students who opt for the two-payment plan must make their second payment of the balance in full before attending the 2nd residential studies in Penang, Malaysia.

PENANG RESIDENTIAL FEES
Core Modules – Residential Fees
For the Core Modules participants required to attend two residential studies in Penang, Malaysia. Each residential session consist of 6 days of studies and 1 day of field studies. The fee for each residential is USD690 for twin-sharing accommodation and USD860 for single occupancy accommodation.

Specialization Modules – Residential Fees
For the Specialization Modules participants required to attend one residential study in Penang, Malaysia. Each residential session consist of 6 days of studies and 1 day of field studies. The fee for each residential is USD690 for twin-sharing accommodation and USD860 for single occupancy accommodation.

FOR FURTHER DETAILS ON:
Dual MBA-HRM Brochure >>> Click Here
IFSU MBA-HRM Application Form >>> Click Here
Akamai MBA-HRM Application Form >>> Click Here


CONTACT
For further information, kindly contact:

IFUGAO STATE UNIVERSITY
Main Campus, Nayon, Lamut, 3605 Ifugao, Philippines
Tel: +63917-5782362
Email: sngohayon@yahoo.com
Website: http://www.ifsu.edu.ph/

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/

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.eds2u.blogspot.com/

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