IIT offers corporate class MBA from Canterbury Christ Church University, UK

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The I n f o r mat i c s Institute of Technology (IIT), the unmatched pioneer in providing world renowned higher education in Sri Lanka, will be offering a Master of Business Administration ( M BA ) f ro m t h e Canterbury Chr i s t Church University, UK. The Canterbury Christ Church University MBA offered at IIT is a two year programme which is specially tailored to provide both theoretical and practical knowledge needed for experienced corporate professionals and senior managerial personnel. This MBA programme will contribute immensely towards a student’s career development and will prepare students to anticipate senior managerial and organisational leadership positions. Students following this MBA will be empowered with all the professional business administration skills and will be groomed into being tactical and strategic decision makers. One of the most unique features of this MBA is that it is designed to be Industry oriented and provides a futureready course content and structure which will empower a student to handle any senior managerial role.

This MBA will provide students the opportunity to learn General Management skills which will advance career prospects within and outside the organisation. Students following this programme will have the opportunity to learn to be their own boss and develop vital skills in entrepreneurship, finance, marketing, strategic management, organisation behaviour and operations. The MBA is awarded following the successful completion of seven taught modules, and completion of a Management Dissertation. The core modules comprise of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Financial Management, Marketing, O r g a n i s a t i o n a l Behaviour, Research Methods, Strat e g i c Management and finally, the Management Dissertation. The optional modules for the MBA include Business Ethics, Business Simulation, I n t e r n a t i o n a l M a n a g e m e n t a n d Operations and Project Management. This programme will be conducted by a senior panel of lecturers who are selected from academia and industry to ensure a comprehensive and dynamic learning experience which is assured to enhance a student’s knowledge, skills and expertise. This MBA which is exclusively offered at IIT is developed to meet global challenges. Apart from the regular course curriculum, this MBA will also include guest lectures by renowned entrepreneurs, professionals and thought leaders. Interaction with renowned corporate figures will pave the way for students to comprehend real world case studies which will inspire students to take a leap forward towards career progression.

This MBA which is the first of its kind in Sri Lanka will provide value added workshops and courses which will enhance a student’s knowledge in specific subject areas and will also help a student to put to practice the theoretical knowledge gained while following this programme. IIT will organise workshops such as Blue Ocean Strategy which was recently attended by a large gathering of professionals who were representing several industries and organisations. IIT’s MBA students will have the opportunity to attend such workshops and conference which will help a student gain valuable business insight. As one climbs the corporate ladder, it is essential to build a network of industry and corporate contacts. This MBA will also be a platform for students to grow professional networks which will help them grow their business or enhance their career prospects. IIT established in 1990 has produced over 3,000 graduates that have empowered nearly 250 multinational and local blue-chip companies across the globe. IIT is an award winning campus which has won many accolades such as Microsoft Imagine Cup, National Best Quality Software Awards (NBQSA), Google Summer of Code and e-Swabhimani. During the 26 years of excellence, IIT has earned a wide reputation as an institution that grooms innovators, entrepreneurs and business leaders. With its strong international affiliations, outstanding resources and focus on quality higher education,

IIT is without a doubt the ideal place for students to obtain world renowned IT and Business degrees. For further information, do write to “admissions@ iit.ac.lk” or make a call on the hotline 0722 72 72 72. You are welcome to pay a visit and talk to counselors at IIT Main Campus at No. 57, Ramakrishna Rd, Colombo 6.