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THE University of Strathclyde Business School’s full- time Master’s in business administration ( MBA) programme has been ranked 63rd in the Financial Times Global MBA Rankings 2016 of top global 100 programmes.
Strathclyde’s MBA was also ranked seventh in the world under the Employment and Best Value for Money categories.
Executive dean Prof David Hillier says, “We are delighted to have such a good showing in the Financial Times ranking, particularly this year when we celebrate 50 years of running our full- time MBA programme and 40 years of running our part- time MBA programme.
“Our standings confirm Strathclyde as a university that has real impact not only in Scotland but throughout the world.”
The Strathclyde Business School ( SBS) is internationally respected as one of the most innovative business schools in Europe with one of the largest academic faculties.
Strathclyde is accredited by the international accrediting bodies such as AMBA ( Association of MBAs), EQUIS ( European Quality Improvement System) and AACSB ( Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business).
SBS also has a reputation for research excellence. In the most recent Research Assessment Exercise, it was rated seventh in the UK for its world- leading and internationally excellent research.
The Strathclyde MBA allows its participants to have the flexibility of switching between different modes of study, depending on their location and lifestyles.
The programme is designed for ambitious, talented and well- qualified individuals with solid business experience.
It is based on collaborative learning where work experience, knowledge, understanding and applicable skills are shared, worked with and reflected on.
The integrated programme comprises compulsory modules supported by a selection of optional in- depth functions, allowing students to tailor the MBA to their career aspirations.
Students spend time working on and building a corporate strategy. Strategic analysis and strategic thinking are central to the programme and run throughout the modules.
The programme seeks to help students develop ways of grappling with opportunities and problems in the practice of management by becoming reflective, open- thinking, adaptive learners.
The teamwork approach fostered at Strathclyde is an important aspect of the course and ensures that people from different backgrounds are encouraged to engage in a diverse working environment.
Strathclyde academic staff have a multidisciplinary outlook and build on the extensive expertise of academic staff from other business faculty departments.
Its academics have particular expertise in the areas of strategic management, leadership and scenario planning.
For more information, visit www. cdc. edu. my or call 03- 7660 8950 ext 109.