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The aim of the MBA Engineering Management is to equip students with skills to understand the general principles, theories, issues, and implications of engineering management in a global engineering perspective. The specific objectives of this MBA are to:
1. Equip students with skills to apply strategic management principles to conduct several engineering operations to achieve corporate goals and objectives.
2. Equip students with competencies to integrate management concepts, principles, and methods that are essential to improve the performance of engineers.
3. Build capacity to deploy information technology tools and techniques in the use of divergent digital platforms in contemporary engineering management.
4. Develop an understanding of global perspectives and diversity challenges in the context of global engineering management.
5. Equip students with competencies for change management in organisations
6. Develop an understanding of the economic, social, and/or environmental consequences of firm operations in the communities where they operate.
7. Equip students with skills to deploy the financial and economic principles which promote and enhance the performance of engineering firm managers.

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  • A Bachelors Degree in the relevant subject area; 1st class; 2nd class lower or upper. A 3rd class will be screened on a case-by-case basis.
    GTEC credential approval is required for international students


  • 2 Years of work experience.
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The programme will be completed over 18 months.

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28 June 2023

MBA Engineering Management

The aim of the MBA Engineering Management is to equip students with skills to understand the general principles, theories, issues, and implications of engineering management in a global engineering perspective. The specific objectives of this MBA are to:
1. Equip students with skills to apply strategic management principles to conduct several engineering operations to achieve corporate goals and objectives.
2. Equip students with competencies to integrate management concepts, principles, and methods that are essential to improve the performance of engineers.
3. Build capacity to deploy information technology tools and techniques in the use of divergent digital platforms in contemporary engineering management.
4. Develop an understanding of global perspectives and diversity challenges in the context of global engineering management.
5. Equip students with competencies for change management in organisations
6. Develop an understanding of the economic, social, and/or environmental consequences of firm operations in the communities where they operate.
7. Equip students with skills to deploy the financial and economic principles which promote and enhance the performance of engineering firm managers.

Requirements

  • A Bachelors Degree in the relevant subject area; 1st class; 2nd class lower or upper. A 3rd class will be screened on a case-by-case basis.
    GTEC credential approval is required for international students


  • 2 Years of work experience.

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COURSES & CREDITS

The programme will be completed over 18 months.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

This course focuses on the fundamental principles and concepts of accounting. It delves into the use of financial information, distinguishing between cost, management and financial accounting, the accounting equation, basic ledger postings, the double-entry system for assets and liabilities, expenses and income, assets and depreciation, bad debts, provision for bad debts and discounts, bank reconciliation and control accounts to understand the key concepts and bookkeeping rules. At the end of the course, the student should be able to extract a trial balance as well as prepare and analyse the statement of comprehensive income, statement of financial position, a receipt and payment account, income and expenditure account and reconciliation of bank statements.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

This course provides the basis for understanding what leadership is and assists students to explore the tools they can use immediately to refine strategy, develop their people and maximize stakeholder return. Additionally, it introduces the student to the theory and practice of leadership. Furthermore, the course provides an overview of various philosophical approaches to ethical decision-making and practical applications involving ethical problems that arise in business. The course is designed to equip business leaders to confront ethical issues in contemporary governance and prepare students to identify and analyse ethical issues from a domestic and global perspective. It does this by introducing the theories of ethics that are commonly used in many leadership decisions. Students are expected to apply the theory to a wide range of government policy, business and personal issues. Topics include the major ethical constructs, approaches to self-knowledge, ethical dilemma in leadership and practical leadership skills. Students will be able to find solutions to ethical dilemmas they may confront during a business career.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

This course presents the fundamental ideas of micro and macroeconomics and integrates them from a managerial decision-making perspective. The goal of this course among others includes its applicability in the broad business spectrum. It also examines the role of government in the economy and the effects of government actions on businesses and individuals. Topics such as demand and supply analysis and their applications; elasticity of demand and supply; theories of production and cost, market structures, theories of macroeconomics; national income accounting and determination; effect of monetary and fiscal policies as well as international trade will be some of the issues to be considered.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

This course seeks to equip students with the knowledge of the global scope of businesses. This course is designed to introduce students to the international dimensions of business functions and operations that are offered, with consideration of their global interactions. The course provides an overview of economic, social, cultural and political/legal forces and factors influencing cross-border business. The course exposes students to a global view of businesses, investigating why and how companies go international. It explains the operations and challenges of Multinational Corporations and Enterprises in today's globalized world.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

The course introduces students to legal rules, principles and concepts that regulate business transactions in Ghana, and the ramifications of such interface for business decisions. The course specifically introduces students to the general principles and concepts, concentrating on topics like the Legal System; the Laws of Ghana and their respective sources; the Law of Contract; the Law of Tort; Employment Law and Company Law.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

This course is designed to increase students’ understanding of the use of information technologies to manage information resources in organisations and their implications. The technologies discussed include databases, networking and communications, business information systems as well as current trends such as cloud computing and customer relationship management systems. The course raises students’ awareness of the implications of using information technologies, these include security, ethical and legal issues as well as globalization and the digital divide. The course also introduces how to build information systems. The course features hands-on sessions using popular software applications.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

This course provides a general introduction to marketing and strategic marketing management, an area which plays an important role in all innovation and establishment processes. The main focus of the course is consumer marketing, but specific areas of service and business marketing and purchasing management are covered. The course starts with an introduction to the role of marketing in an organisation and market analysis based on demand, environmental factors and customers' buying behaviours. It delves into the examination of customer satisfaction, the profitability of customers to firms, profits and revenues and marketing research. It further focuses on the development and implementation of market strategies, a task undertaken in most companies at the strategic business unit level which is done through segmentation, targeting and positioning. An introduction to the creative process of developing market plans with product, price, communication and distribution policies is examined. The course provides a systematic framework for understanding marketing management and strategy.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

This course emphasizes the basic application of managerial functions in the day-to-day operations and activities of corporate and business enterprises. It focuses on the concepts of management and examines management principles and functions. The course also discusses motivation and management of stress for effective performance. Furthermore, this course provides a comprehensive analysis of individual and group behaviour in organizations. Its purpose is to provide an understanding of how organizations can be managed more effectively and at the same time enhance the quality of employees' work life. Topics include motivation, rewarding behaviour, stress, individual and group behaviour, conflict, power and politics, leadership, job design, organizational structure, decision-making, communication and organizational change and development.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

This course designed to provide postgraduate students with the foundations needed to undertake scholarly research in business and management. The course also offers students the opportunity to begin research on their final year project by providing clear and holistic guidance on how to generate and refine a research idea into a clear and unmistakable research topic with relevant, specific, measurable and realistic objectives or research questions. Specifically, the course will cover topics such as what is research? Why do we conduct research? How to generate research ideas, how to evaluate research topics, how to plan a research, the sources of knowledge and the process of critically reviewing the relevant literature, the theory of Knowledge, the philosophy and ethics of research. Others topics to be covered in this course shall include: the research process as it relates to conceptualization and design of appropriate research methodology to achieve the desired research objectives, techniques of data collection and analysis, and drafting and writing a research Report.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

This course is designed to provide students with the needed statistical and quantitative techniques for effective decision-making. It involves the study of basic elements of statistics needed for business, accounting, banking, marketing, etc., and their various applications. The course also examines the statistical concepts of some of the theories that students are studying in other related courses. It expounds on the applications of statistics in the theory of demand and supply, data presentation and characterization, time series, correlation and regression, hypothesis testing, and elementary probability among others.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

Strategic management focuses on the concept of strategy formulation and implementation by exploring the functions and nature of general management. The course develops skills for strategic thinking and analysis, leadership, communication, teamwork, and cross-functional integration. It exposes students to corporate as well as business planning, and the implementation of organizational change through structures, systems and people. It seeks to understand the challenges and the environment in which the business operates, the direction the management intends to head, the strategic plans for getting the enterprise moving in the intended direction and the tasks of implementing the chosen strategy successfully. Conceptual case studies are used to deal with Ghanaian conventional private and public sector policy making. It provides students with insights into corporate strategic performance and the use of specialist strategic management techniques designed to improve and correct failing organisations in Ghana and other international corporations.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

This course describes the basis underpinning the study of manufacturing systems. It gives an in-depth knowledge of basic measurement theory, operating principles of modern measurement techniques, capabilities of practical measuring machines and advanced data analysis. This course equips students with the various types of measurement systems and sets them up to perform various experiments according to a given procedure. The course discusses topics that enable learners to make informed judgements and plan strategies for organisations implementing advanced manufacturing methods. It also affords learners the skill to effectively gather, analyse and synthesise technical and business process information from a range of sources.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

This course examines firm investment and distribution decisions in the context of a capital market structure and efficiency. Valuation methods are developed for valuing projects and securities. Basic portfolio theory is discussed to develop simple asset pricing models and used for determining the cost of capital for use in investment evaluation. The implications of different financing options (debt and equity) are considered, and elementary capital structure theorems are presented, in relation to which the dividend decisions are analysed. The question of market efficiency is considered and its implications for trading strategies are discussed.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

This course generally treats issues of energy in the 21st century, energy production and utilization from the biology, engineering, economics, climate science, and social science perspectives. This course covers the current production and utilization of energy, as well as the consequences of energy use. The course also examines finite fossil energy reserves, and how food and energy are linked. The impacts of energy use on the environment and climate. Also looking at the social and economic impacts of our present energy and food production and use, are extensively studied. The course focuses on the emerging field of sustainable energy, fuel and food production, emphasizing the importance of developing energy-efficient and sustainable methods of production, and how these new technologies can contribute to replacing the diminishing supplies of fossil fuels, and reduce the consequences of carbon dioxide release into the environment. The course outlines the importance of creating a sustainable energy future for all societies including those of the developing world.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

This course will describe the market around the Internet of Things (IoT), the technology used to build these kinds of devices, how they communicate, how they store data, and the kinds of distributed systems needed to support them. The course also discusses the importance of IoT in society, the current components of typical IoT devices and trends for the future. IoT design considerations, constraints and interfacing between the physical world and devices will also be covered. The course contains lessons that help learners make design trade-offs between hardware and software. The key components of networking are also covered in this course to ensure that learners understand how to connect their devices to the Internet.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

This course presents learners with the types of manufacturing systems and processes used to create the products we buy every day. It describes important manufacturing processes being industrially used today. The course illustrates how a design is turned into a product and offers a detailed understanding of manufacturing processes used in industry and relates the design requirements of a part to the possible manufacturing processes. The course also includes quality assurance of manufactured parts by inspection and testing. It also discusses how the material properties of a product control the spectrum of manufacturing processes that can be utilized and will highlight major design guidelines for each manufacturing process to be successful.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

The course is designed to introduce students to the processes required for successful completion of projects. It emphasizes project planning, development, integration, and coordination in order to create a consistent, coherent document. The course further aims to provide both basic and some advanced exposure to project managementto develop managers’ skills for successfully completing sophisticated projects within the constraints of capital, time, and other resources.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

This course is designed to help learners develop awareness and understanding of quality management and its importance for individuals, organizations and society. One of the most important issues that businesses have focused on in the last decades has been quality. As markets have become much more competitive – the quality of goods and services and the organization’s management has become widely regarded as a key ingredient for success in business. The course also introduces the main concepts and principles of quality management and presents their implementation in international and local companies.

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  3

TBC

Total Fees:  $65

Credits:  6

Students will be required to undertake a research study on a chosen topic in Corporate Governance and write a project. The project would take a maximum of 6 months for a total of 6 credits.

FEES FOR 2023

Fees are payable at the start of each course and payment must be received by the payment deadline to successfully register and start the course. Payment can be made by EFT or the self-service portal.

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Number of modules: 20

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Programme credits: 63

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Fees per programme credit: $65

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Total tuition fees: $4,100

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