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Course - OUM Master of Management (MM) @ Kuala Lumpur

OUM Master of Management (MM) @ Kuala Lumpur

The OUM Master of Management programme is designed to provide you with highly commendable managerial skills and competences to enhance your managerial career and professional development.

Class conducted at: Open University Malaysia (OUM)

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RM22,932

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Description

What’s special about this MM programme

Degree that is Recognised and Respected Worldwide
Programme cover a wide range of disciplines and accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). Many of the programmes are also offered by international universities to their students – further proof of the OUM quality.

Easy-Friendly Learning System
The virtual learning environment that is managed by the OUM Learning Management System (myINSPIRE) provides learners with learning experience almost similar to a normal classroom. Learners can interact with their peers, tutors and facilitators as well as to access course materials and the digital library. They can also access key information such as academic records, timetable and latest information.

The Very Best Learning Resources
Learners can study from printed modules or access our learning resources online. Some examples of online resources include interactive study materials, quizzes, video lectures and discussion forums.

Feature Highlights

  • Class: Weekend Class (Part-Time) (Once in a month)
  • Accreditation: Accredited by MQA, MOHE and KPT
  • Assessment: Coursework Based + Written Examinations
Flexible
88%
Coursework
60%
Affordable
86%
Size of Class
25%
  •  Rated by STUDYMASTERS Consultants 

FLEXIBLE MBA FOR WORKING PROFESSIONALS
You can obtain a Master Degree with minimal disruption to your work and family life.
AFFORDABLE COURSE FEES
Big on value and light on fees, this MBA programme allows you to save your money for crucial living and studying expenses.
HIGH LEARNING STANDARD FROM UNIVERSITY
MBA graduates are well equipped with up-to-date skills and knowledge to head their organisations or drive their business to the next level.

Why choose this OUM Master of Management (MM) programme?

The objectives of the Master of Management are to:

  • Identify and develop critical success factors of successfully managed excellent organisations.
  • Integrate your managerial knowledge to manage your organisations more efficiently and effectively.
  • Develop your analytical and decision-making skills in your professional development.

Award & Recognition

  • Best Paper Award (20Th Asian Association of Open University (AAOU) Annual Conference, Kunming, China
  • Award of Excellence for Distance Education Materials, Learning Skills for open and Distance Learning, the Commonwealth of Learning
  • Multimedia Super Corridor Asia Pacific ICT Awards – Best of Education and Training
  • (SETARA’11) has rated OUM as a Tier 5 (Excellent) institution.
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Master of Management (MM) awarded by Open University Malaysia
(MQA/A10726)

Introduction

In the highly competitive business environment, business organisations need people with managerial talents and skills to better manage their organisations more efficiently and effectively. Managerial competences are prerequisites of successful and excellent organisations today in the knowledge based economy of the information millennium. So, this programme is designed to meet that requirements and demands.


Programme Modules

Core Subjects

(1) Organization & Business Management
This course is an introduction to key concepts in management and organization theory. Its goal is to enable learners to understand the manager's role, constraints, leverages and opportunities within complex organisations. It stresses the use of behavioural science based on research and the formulation of systematic diagnoses, which in turn will lead to specific courses of action.

The purpose of the course is to introduce the learner to the different aspects of organisational business management as a clear understanding of management approaches is critical to effectively manage an organisation. This course takes the perspective of a manager who needs to plan, organise, lead and control.

(2) Information Technology for Managers
This course will discuss on organization and management, elements and infrastructure of Information Technology, Information System, types of computer based Information System and Organizational Information System used in organizational management. The concepts of knowledge management for building an effective Information System for digital firm also will be highlighted.

(3) Human Resource Management
This course emphasises a pragmatic approach to the study of managing human resources. Common themes include human resource management potential link to contribute to organisational success and employee well-being and the relationships that exist between employers and employees. This course explores the role of human resource managers and provides a comprehensive foundation to managing human resources for non-human resource managers.

(4) Marketing Management
The course will cover the major aspects of marketing decision-making: role of marketing in business organisations; analysis of marketing opportunities; development of marketing strategies; and implementation and control of marketing efforts. The course is interactive in nature, involving discussions, case analysis and assignments.

(5) Organisational Behaviour
This course provides an overview in understanding people at their work place. It discusses a systematic approach to understanding the actions and attitudes of people that take place in organizations by using organisational behavior theories and models. This course also discusses on the individual differences and personality, perceptions, motivation and its relationship with rewards, teams and groups, different types of power, conflict and negotiations, organisational design and structure and culture in an organisation.

(6) Research Method
This course focuses on the research elements, components, and processes in scientific research, its purpose and importance. Various types of research, characteristics of scientific research, methods of reasoning, and hypothetic-deductive method are discussed. Formulating research problems, research objectives, theoretical framework, hypothesis, research design, data collection methods, scale and measurements, reliability and validity, data analysis methods, report writing and presentation are discussed.

(7) Strategic Management
This course focuses on formulating and implanting short and long-term strategies. As in most private and public organizations, policies and strategies are formulates and implanted in a multi-faceted global environment of social, political, economics, and legal entities. The main purpose of this course is to develop a conceptual framework of ?general management?s perspective? on strategic thinking and direction in formulating policies and strategies. Students will be introduced to the latest application managerial tools and techniques that should be utilized in assisting the decision-making process. Focus would also be made to evaluate the impact of situations and implications to the total enterprise.

(8) Advanced Corporate Communication
A well-conceived communication strategy will enhance company sales or branding, improve profitability and also help advance the practitioners’ careers. As a sub-discipline of strategic management, this course is designed to prepare learners as communications professionals participating in the development of corporate events, image, the collaborative efforts affecting media strategies and how corporate identity can be managed. Learners will also learn to design communication strategies that are align with the organisation’s goals to meet the expectations of both external clients and internal staff. The course also discusses issues on the relationship between ICT platforms, technology revolutions and its implications on corporate disclosure in the information age.

(9) Organizational Development and Change
This course attempts to explain an in-depth study of organization-wide interventions designed to develop the organization and to implement change in the organization. Tools and alternatives for developing and improving the organization from a holistic management approach are discussed in this course. This course also explores the organization development consultant?s role as a change agent.

(10) Leadership
The aim of the course is to expose students on managerial leadership in formal organizations. It focuses on the building of necessary skills that are vital for effective leadership. Different types of leadership, their effectiveness and challenges, are discussed. At the end of the course, students will be able to differentiate the different types of leadership characteristics and apply them in different situations in the organization.

(11) Ethics for Managers
This course is intended to help managers recognize and think through ethical issues when they arise, and to contribute to their overall knowledge of the management process. The honesty, integrity, and good will of those who manage an organization set the stage for effective and profitable results.

(12) International Business Management
This course is designed to give students a fundamental understanding of the environment in which international business operates and of the business practices required to compete successfully in global markets. A secondary goal for this course is for students to develop the basic decision-making skills associated with managing different aspects of international business. In order to facilitate these goals, students will be exposed to a variety of information and experience through readings in the text, articles on international business, international data bases, business cases, and a group project based on a global business situation.

Master's Project

  • Master's Project

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Open University Malaysia (OUM)


Open University Malaysia (OUM) is the seventh private university in Malaysia. Although incorporated as a private university under the Private Higher Education Institutions Act 1996, the University leverages on the quality, prestige and capabilities of its strategic partners - a consortium of the 11 public universities. OUM adopts the motto "University for All" which is consistent with its philosophy on democratisation of education. This philosophy underlies the belief that education should be made available to all, regardless of time, place, age and social economic background. The open and distance learning (ODL) mode is specifically targeted at working adults who need to take care of their families as well as manage their careers while pursuing higher education.

The programmes in here cover a wide range of disciplines and all are accredited by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA). Many of the programmes are also offered by international universities to their students – further proof of the OUM quality.

OUM aims to be the Leading Provider of Flexible Learning and mission to widen access to quality education and provide lifelong learning opportunities by leveraging on technology, adopting flexible mode of learning, and providing a conducive and engaging learning environment at competitive and affordable cost.

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Student Testimonials

OUM offers the most flexible learning method to cater for busy working adults like me.

Nazatul Najahah bte. Ismail

Nazatul Najahah bte. IsmailDiploma in Management

With its blended pedagogy of online, seminars and modules, OUM is truly appealing. I am able to draw up my own learning routine without getting it entangled with my personal or social commitments.

Walter Sandosam

Walter SandosamMaster of Management

Studying in OUM gives me the opportunity for career advancement and promotions.

Tan Liam Sing

Tan Liam SingBachelor Of Business Administration

I was driven to continue learning but at the same time, I wasn’t willing to leave my job. So, I searched for an institution which would be able to provide me with a flexible learning environment. I came to know about OUM through newspapers and after making a familiarization trip, I was convinced. Five years have passed and I am proud to be a degree holder.

Felix Desmond

Felix DesmondBachelor (Hons) in Business Administration

Open University, with its flexible learning system, supported by committed staff, was definitely the right choice to pursue my doctoral Studies.

Ian Murray Mackechnie

Ian Murray MackechniePhD (Business Administration)

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Why Study MBA at Open University Malaysia?

University Profile
In August 1999, the Minister of Education invited Multimedia Technology Enhancement Operations Sdn Bhd (METEOR), a consortium of 11 public universities in the country, to set up an open university.

This led to the establishment of OUM in August 2000 followed by its launch on 26 August 2002 by the then Prime Minister of Malaysia, YAB Dato' Seri Dr Mahathir Mohamad. With the motto "University for All", OUM believes in the democratisation of education, giving everyone a chance at self-actualisation and fulfilling their potential.

Logo

The OUM logo is derived from a combination of the letters "O" and "U". These letters have been creatively styled in a round dynamic graphic form to express the concept of globalisation of knowledge through the open and distance learning (ODL) mode. The University's corporate colours of blue and silver portray a modern and progressive institution of higher learning. The slant in the logo illustrates the University's continuous progress as one of the premier ODL universities in the world.

Why OUM?

Modern and up-to-date learning centre in every state

OUM have learning centres throughout the country, with the exception of Perlis. They are well-equipped with computer labs, tutorial rooms and Internet facilities and Wifi as well as meeting rooms and reading areas. The learning centres have been designed to provide learners with a friendly and conducive learning environment.

Extensive digital collection

  • OUM digital library has a collection of close to 100,000 e-books and an extensive collection of academic journals.

Flexible entry

  • At OUM, working adults may leverage on their prior learning experiences to gain admission into a university programme.

Student centredness

  • OUM provide dedicated support services manned by experienced staff who understand learner's needs. Learners can call our helpdesk during normal office hours or use our online support service, the e-CRM. All queries through the e-CRM will be responded to within 48 hours.

Choice and flexibility

  • Learners may have their own commitments so at OUM learners choose what and when they want to learn according to their own schedule.

Academic excellence

  • OUM is owned by a consortium of the first eleven Malaysian public universities and as such we have access to renowned subject-matter-experts (SMEs) to develop our learning materials, to supervise and where appropriate to serve as tutors and facilitators.

Read the full institution profile at: Open University Malaysia (OUM)

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Entry Requirements

Normal Entry

  • Bachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
  • Bachelor degree in any field with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience

APEL Admission

  • The candidate should be more than 30 years of age in the year of application; AND
  • STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
  • Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
  • Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

Payment Plan Options

Official Course Fee: RM 22,932
Promotion Course Fee: RM 100 voucher is given for December 2017 intake + 5 % discount for full semester payment before 31 December 2017
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Discount for Physically Disabled and Senior Citizens:

  • Senior citizen at the age more than 60 years on the registration date - 50%
  • Administration fee will be charged (RM350 for Undergraduate & RM500 for Postgraduate)
  • Physically disabled learners or “Orang Kelainan Upaya” (OKU) - 50%

Instalment Plan Breakdown: 

  • 1st Sem: RM 4,914
  • 2nd Sem: RM 4,914
  • 3rd Sem: RM 4,914
  • 4th Sem: RM 4,914
  • 5th Sem: RM 1,638
  • 6th Sem: RM 1,638
    Total: RM 22,932

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Additional information

Awarding Body

Open University Malaysia (OUM)

Campus Location

Kuala Lumpur

Duration

24 Months

Mode of Study

Part-Time, Weekend Class

Schedule System

Semester System

Intakes

Jan, May, Sep

Class Size

5-25 Students

Lecturer

Locally

Graduation

Conducted in Malaysia

MQA Accredited

Yes – Accredited

Subjects

12 Core Subjects + 1 Masters Project

Assessment

60% Coursework & 40% Written Examination

EPF Withdrawal

Yes, Available

Installment Plan

Yes, Available (6 Installments)

Discount

RM 100 voucher is given for December 2017 intake + 5 % discount for full semester payment before 31 December 2017 * T&C Apply