Course - Wawasan Open University (WoU) CeMBA Part-Time @ George Town

Wawasan Open University (WoU) CeMBA Part-Time @ George Town

Developed as a collaborative programme by the Commonwealth of Learning (COL), Vancouver, and a consortium of four participating universities in Asia, this programme is designed to help professionals working as managers and supervisors in Malaysian organisations, to get an in-depth grasp of management principles and develop skills and capabilities required to function as effective executives in the highly competitive global business environment.


Class conducted at: Wawasan Open University (WOU) 

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  • Description
  • Course Profile
  • Entry Requirements & Payment Plan
  • Additional information


What’s special about this CeMBA programme

Video conferencing support 

  • The video conferencing facility is available for conducting tutorials occasionally. It may also be utilised for conducting Viva Voce for student research projects under the programme. For the benefit of the students, public lectures by eminent academicians and industry experts may be organized through video conferencing.

Discussion room for Learner interaction as part of the Wawasan

  • This is an interactive environment in which the students can have discussions and post questions among themselves, organise case discussions, experience sharing and other peer interaction. Students are encouraged to form learning communities to enhance their learning through sharing other’s experiences as well as learning about diverse applications of management concepts in different organisations.

Residential School cum Project Workshop (RSPW)

  • A Residential School cum Project Workshop, spread over a weekend, will be organised once in each semester to provide intensive interaction with industry experts to enhance their knowledge and assist in completing their project work. In addition, the Residential School will provide a platform for learners to share experiences and establish useful networks.

Feature Highlights

  • Class: Weekends Class (Part-Time)
  • Accreditation: Accredited by MQA, MOHE and KPT
  • Assessment: Coursework Based + Written Examinations
Size of Class
  •  Rated by STUDYMASTERS Consultants 

You can obtain a Master Degree, with minimal disruption to your work and family life.
Classes are held either on weekends so you are free to spend the rest of the week working or resting.
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 WOU’s CeMBA?

Programme offered as an ODL (Open Distance Learning) mode of education with attendability access and flexibility elements suited to the requirements of working adults in Malaysia.

  • Content developed collaboratively through participation of COL (Commonwealth of Learning) and leading open universities in Asia.
  • Effective learning supported by highly interactive and well designed learning support system, including face to face tutorials, online and telephonic tutoring, video conferencing support, threaded discussions and possible interaction with industry leaders.
  • High level of application orientation through the use of case studies and project work component.

Award & Recognition

  • Award of Excellence for Institutional Achievement
  • Award of Excellence for Distance Education Materials
  • Tier-5 or “Excellent” rating by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE)

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Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration (CeMBA) awarded by Wawasan Open University
(R/345/7/0200) (MQA/A8342) 09/17


This CeMBA program provide the presentation of course content in the Open Distance Learning (ODL) ensures that the learners do not have to dislocate from their workplace. The contemporary and highly relevant programme content is supported by online and face-to-face tutor support, video conference based interaction and Residential School cum Project Workshop. Management graduates of the programme can position themselves for middle and senior level executive positions in national and international organisations, aspire for upward mobility in their own organisations or take up challenging assignments in senior positions in industry or the services sector.

Programme Modules

Core Subjects

  • Managing Information Systems
  • Management in Organisations
  • Managing Human Resources
  • Operations Management
  • Economic Environment of Business
  • Quantitative Techniques
  • Marketing Management
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Strategic Management
  • Research Methods

Elective Subjects (Choose Any 2)

  • Electronic Commerce
  • Disaster Management
  • International Marketing
  • Quality Management
  • Project Management
  • Business Law
  • Corporate Governance and Ethics
  • Islamic Banking Practices
  • Islamic Capital Market 3
  • Risk Management and Islamic Financial Institutions

Project Paper

  • Project Course

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Entry Requirements

Regular Entry

  • Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA of at least 2.5; OR
  • Bachelor’s Degree with CGPA of less than 2.5 with a minimum of 5 years working experience in the relevant field; OR
  • Any other equivalent qualification recognised by the Malaysian Government and approved by the Senate of the University

Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL)
Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) provides an opportunity for individuals with working experience but lack of formal academic qualifications to pursue their tertiary studies. APEL involves the identification, documentation and assessment of prior experiential learning to determine the extent to which an individual has achieved the desired learning outcomes, for access to a programme of study.

Applicants should comply with the following admission criteria stipulated by the Ministry of Higher Education (MOHE) and Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA):

  • The candidate should be at least 30 years of age in the year of application and possess at least STPM / Diploma / equivalent (e.g. foundation) with relevant work experience.

Payment Plan Options

Official Course Fee: RM 25,000 (Inclusive Processing and Administration Fee + Resource and Services Fee)

Instalment Plan Breakdown:

  • 1st Sem: RM 5,355
  • 2nd Sem: RM 7,140
  • 3rd Sem: RM 7,140
  • 4th Sem: RM 5,355
    Total: RM 25,000

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Additional information

Awarding Body

Wawasan Open University (WOU)

Campus Location



24 Months

Mode of Study

Part-Time, Weekend Class

Schedule System

Semester System


Jan, Apr, Jul, Sep

Class Size

15-25 Students




Conducted in Malaysia

MQA Accredited

Yes – Accredited


10 Core Subjects + 2 Elective Subjects + 1 Project Paper


50% Coursework & 50% Written Examination

EPF Withdrawal

Yes, Available

Installment Plan

Yes, Available (4 Installments)

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