MBA Global Business/Global Finance

MBA Global Business/Global Finance

This programme is a joint undertaking between CASS Europe and Ghana Technology University College. It has a strong international orientation and is designed to prepare participants for management challenges of the 21st century where business is being increasingly shaped by the information and communication technology (ICT) revolution, globalization of markets, and enhanced competition. It is a one (1) year (i.e. two-semester) programme which provides participants with a good choice of specialization areas consistent with their personal interests and career plans. The programme will take you out of your comfort zone by opening your mind and extending your capabilities. You will be introduced to a range of new tools, while developing the flair necessary to successfully manage and motivate people. Programme participants are offered the opportunity of specializing in one of the following areas: Global Business, Global Finance, Marketing in the Digital Age, Human Resources Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Supply Chain & Operations Management, ICT Management.

Programme Structure

Modules / Courses
1st Semester: Core Courses in Business Management
  • Strategic Management
  • Marketing Management
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Organizational Behaviour & HRM
  • Operations Management
2nd Semester: Concentration Areas

During the 2nd Semester, students branch out into their chosen areas of concentration (note that only oneconcentration area is allowed per programme participant) and complete all the five courses. These concentration areas (together with the courses in each) are as follows:

Concentration Areas

Global Business

  • Global Business Strategy
  • Global Marketing
  • Global Investments
  • Global Supply Chain Management
  • Management of Innovation and Change

Global Finance

  • Global Corporate Finance I
  • Global Corporate Finance II
  • Financial Markets
  • Global Investments
  • Portfolio & Financial Risk Management

Marketing In the Digital Age

  • Strategic Marketing in the Digital Age
  • Social Media & Marketing
  • Global Marketing
  • Multichannel Marketing
  • Marketing Research

Human Resources Management

  • Leadership Development and Competency Management
  • Performance, Compensation, & Total Rewards Management
  • Global Diversity and Cross Cultural Management
  • Human Resources Information Systems
  • Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

Entrepreneurship & Innovation

  • Foundations of Entrepreneurship
  • Creating and Sustaining a Successful Business
  • Management of Innovation and Change
  • Entrepreneurship in the Global Market
  • Entrepreneurship Business Plan

Supply Chain and Operations Management

  • Supply Chain Planning & Management
  • Global Operations Strategy
  • Total Quality Management
  • Operations Facilities & Systems Design
  • Global Supply Chain Optimization

ICT Management

  • ICT Project Management
  • Information Systems & Business Intelligence
  • Value Chains, Networks, and Knowledge Management
  • Enterprise Resource Planning
  • Innovation and Technology Management

Note: following successful completion of the courses in their chosen area of concentration programme participants will then focus their full attention on preparing and orally defending the MBA thesis.

Entry Requirements
  • The CASS MBA is a one (1) year (i.e. two-semester) program for those who hold a four-year Bachelor’s degree (or a three-year Bachelor’s degree with Honor’s in the British system) with a minimum Second Class Lower Division. Applicants with a Higher National Diploma (minimum second class lower) and post qualification work experience of at least six (6) years will also be considered for admission.
  • Have a minimum of two years professional work experience. Applicants who do not have the requisite professional work experience but on the other hand show strong evidence of academic promise (as demonstrated by the level of grades obtained in their undergraduate and/or postgraduate degree programs) will also be considered for admission.
  • A very good oral and written command of the English language.
  • Applicants who are not native speakers of English or who do not hold a university level qualification taught in the English language will be required to undergo an English language test before a final decision could be made about the outcome of their application. Alternatively, applicants will be required to show proof of one of the following English language tests: TOEFL (minimum 550), TOEIC, IELTS (6.0), or other similar tests.
  • Two letters of recommendation.
  • A completed and signed application form
Programme Fees

Ghanaians – UK £4000.00

International Students – UK £6,000.00

Why Choose this Programme
  • Students obtain excellent and varied career prospects
  • The program has an appropriate mix of theory and practical applications
  • It offers a variety of specialization options that are at the cutting-edge of today’s global market environment, and as such
  • It significantly enhances the employability of students after graduation
Career Prospects

After a successful completion of the program, a graduate should be able to perform in local and/or international career fields such as:

  • Management positions in local and international companies
  • Management positions in public sector organizations
  • Management positions in non-profit organizations
  • Independent consultants to private and public sector organizations
  • Financial controller positions in industry and the financial sector
  • Many other fields consistent with the student’s area of specialization.