MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION – FINANCE

Application and Registration Closing Date: 11th January, 2019

START:
January 14, 2019
DURATION:
18 Months
ID:
MBF

Address

Dedan Kimathi Road, P.O Box 35243, Lusaka, Zambia.   View map

The past several decades have witnessed significant growth in the demands on, and expectations of, finance professionals – particularly as they have become key in helping their organisations in the private sector navigate an increasingly complex business world. Developing finance professionalism extends to government and public sector organizations, where there is a need for enhanced finance leadership and public financial management to improve the quality of public service accountability and outcomes. The transparency, financial stability, and performance of governments and public sector organizations are closely linked with the quality and professionalisation of persons in executive positions.

 

The aim of this programme is to hone students’ financial theory, knowledge, framework, and competences that are indispensible in undertaking challenging and uncertain financial tasks in both the private and public sectors as well as at local and global level.

 

To qualify for admission to the MBA – Finance degree programme an applicant must have any of the following qualifications:

  • university graduates in finance related fields who wish to enhance their business management competences with a focus in finance;
  • holders of Full professional qualifications such as CIMA, ACCA, ZIM, ZICA, CIM, CILTS, CFA and CIPS, who wish to enhance their business management competences; and
  • at least two years post qualification experience in a managerial or professional capacity.

 

DURATION OF STUDY

The programme runs for one year six months on part time and distance education and not more than two years academic years in case of any eventualities or unforeseen circumstances.

 

Year 1Year 2

 

Year 1 Courses

Semester 1 Semester 2
Course Code Course Title Course Code Course Title
MBF111 Research Methods (15 credits) MBF112 Credit Analysis (15 credits): Aug – Dec
MBF121 Financial Reporting &  Analysis (15 credits): Jan – Jun MBF122 Corporate Governance & Business Ethics (15 credits): Aug – Dec
MBF131 Management Theory (30 credits): Jan – Jun MBF132 Corporate Finance (30 credits): Aug – Dec

 

 

 

Year 2 courses

Semester 1
Course code Course title
MBF211 Operations & Supply Chain Management
MBF271 Dissertation
One elective from:
MBF221 International Business Finance
MBF231 Financial Risk Management
MBF241 Project Management
MBF251 Real Estate Finance & Investment Analysis
MBF261 Public Finance

 

 

 

 

 

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