POSTGRADUATE
PROGRAMMES
CONTENTS
1
Status of the Programmes
2
Programme Structure
3
Core Courses
4
Elective Courses
5
A recommended Progression Pathway
6
Student Support
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CONTENTS
7
Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs)
8
Final Examination
9
Project Course
10
Residential School cum Project Workshop
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1
Status of the Programmes
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Commonwealth Executive Master of Business Administration (CeMBA)
Commonwealth Executive Master of Public Administration (CeMPA)
Master of Business Administration in Construction Management
Master of Business Administration in Manufacturing & Production
Management
o Post-Graduate Diploma in Education
The above programmes (CEMBA,CEMPA, MBACM , MBAMPM & PGDE) are
MOHE & MQA approved programmes.
Meanwhile, the CEMBA & CEMPA are fully accredited programmes by MQA.
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2 Programme Structure
Programme Coursework
CeMBA
CeMPA
MBACM
MBAPM
PGDE
42 Credits
42 Credits
41 Credits
41Credits
33 Credits
Project
Total
6 Credits
6 Credits
6 Credits
6 Credits
Nil
48 Credits
48 Credits
47 Credits
47 Credits
33 Credits
• Minimum duration – 3 (for PGDE) and 5 (for Masters) semesters (with
students taking a maximum of three courses per semester).
• Minimum CGPA 2.0 (for PGDE) and 3.0 (for Masters) to satisfy
requirements for graduation.
• Time for completion is flexible depending on the learners’ time and pace.
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Core Courses
Commonwealth Executive Master
of Business Administration
(CeMBA)
Commonwealth Executive Master
of Public Administration
(CeMPA)
Managing Information Systems
Managing Information Systems
Management in Organisations
Management in Organisations
Quantitative Techniques
Quantitative Techniques
Managing Human Resources
Managing Human Resources
Economic Environment of Business
Economic Environment of Business
Research Methods
Research Methods
Accounting and Finance
Public Systems Management
Operations Management
Public Policy
Strategic Management
Policy Analysis and Implementation
Quality Management
Development Planning and Administration
Marketing Management
Contemporary Administrative Systems
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Common
Core
Courses
3
Core Courses
MBA in Construction
Management (MBACM)
MBA in Manufacturing
Management (MBAPM)
7 Core Courses
7 Core Courses
Managing Human Resources
Managing Human Resources
Accounting & Finance
Accounting & Finance
Quality Management
Quality Management
Strategic Management
Strategic Management
Corporate Governance & Ethics
Corporate Governance & Ethics
Research Methods
Research Methods
Risk and Crisis Management
Risk and Crisis Management
4 Construction Specialist Courses
4 Manufacturing Specialist Courses
Procurement Management
Supply Chain Management
Advanced Construction Management
Advanced Manufacturing
Negotiation and Dispute Resolution
Total Quality Techniques
Sustainability, Health, Safety and
Environmental Issues
Sustainability, Health, Safety and
Environmental Issues
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Core Courses
Post-Graduate Diploma in Education (PGDE)
Medium level course
Foundations in Education (1)
Foundations in Education (2)
Co-Curriculum In Educational Institutions
Introduction to Pedagogy
Management and Leadership in Education
Teacher for E-Learning
High level course
Teaching Practicum
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Elective Courses
CeMBA
CeMPA
MBACM
MBAMPM
Electronic Commerce
Electronic Commerce
Business Law
Business Law
Disaster Management
Disaster Management
Economic Environment
of Business
Project Management
Project Management
Project Management
Operation Research
Operations
Management
International Marketing
Accounting and Finance
Strategic Information
Enterprise Resource
System for Construction Planning
Business Law
Marketing
Management
Corporate Governance
and Ethics
Corporate Governance
and Ethics
For CeMBA & CeMPA you are required to choose 3 out of 6 elective courses.
Whereas MBACM & MBAMPM you are required to choose 2 out of 4 elective courses.
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A Recommended Progression Pathway
Core or elective courses
Year 1
Year 2
Year 3
CeMBA &
CeMPA
MBACM &
MBAMPM
PGDE
Semester 1
3
3
3
Semester 2
3 or 4 *
3
3
Semester 3
3 or 4 *
3
1+Internship
Semester 4
3 or 4 *
2 + project
Semester 5
1 + project
2 + project
(continued)
* required to take 4 courses in only ONE of the semesters.
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Student Support
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Self-learning course materials
F2F tutorials (5 x 2 hours / semester)
Telephone tutoring
On-line tutoring
( through WawasanLearn, your Learning
Management System)
• Video-conferencing
• Digital Library
• Regional Offices (library and Internet access)
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Student Support
• Access to ‘Turnitin’ software to check your
own written work for possible indications of
plagiarism and for self correction to improve
these assignments and project reports.
• Access to statistical analysis using the SPSS
software.
• Regional Offices (library and Internet access)
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Tutor Marked Assignments (TMAs)
TMAs may comprise:
• Case Study analysis
• Application exercises (for PGDE programme)
• Scenario analysis
• Organisational diagnosis
• Field work, data collection and analysis
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Final Examination
CeMBA, CeMPA, MBACM & MBAMPM
• Three hour, proctored, close book examination
• Covers all the units of the course
• Would have a minimum of 2 sections
– Comprises case study, application problems or situation analysis
– Questions are essay type, testing you on the concepts learnt and their
applications to the world of business and management
(Please refer to individual course study guide)
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Final Examination
Post-Graduate Diploma in Education
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Three hour, proctored, close book examination
Covers all the units of the course
Will have 3 sections
Section A with a weightage of 30% is compulsory: application
problems
• Section B with a weightage of 30%, will comprise up to 3
questions.
• Section C with a weightage of 40%.
• Questions are essay type, testing you on the concepts learnt and
their applications to the real world.
(Please refer to individual course study guide)
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Project Course
Objective of the Project Course
The main objective of the Project Course is to help you to
a. develop and demonstrate your ability to apply
multidisciplinary or inter-disciplinary concepts, tools and
techniques which you have acquired through all the
courses you have taken (including your own work
experiences) to solve or resolve an interesting or
significant organisational and managerial problem or
issue.
b. enhance your ‘soft’ skills such as analytical, logical and
communication skills and creativity
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Project Course
• The Project Course is a capstone course of the CEMBA /
CEMPA / MBACM & MBAMPM programmes.
• It is essentially an independent study to be undertaken by you
on an organisational or management issue.
• As the Project Course carries 6 credits, a workload of 240
hours is expected to be undertaken by you for this course.
• Once you have registered for the Project Course, you are
required to send a Project Proposal and you can only begin
work on the project when approval of the proposal is received
from the University.
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Project Course
• To ensure that you receive adequate training to handle the
preparation of the Project Proposal, conduct the study and
write the Project Report successfully, the University has
allocated considerable time in the Residential School cum
Project Workshop (RSPW) for this project course activity.
• All students taking the Project Course are strongly
encouraged to attend the RSPW, prior to enrolling for the
Project Course.
• Once you have been enrolled in the Project Course, you will
be assigned a suitable Project Supervisor to supervise your
chosen topic of research and you are expected to work closely
with your Project Supervisor during the period in your
preparation of the Project Report.
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Residential School cum Project
Workshop (RSPW)
• Those of you who wish to take up the Project Course are
strongly advised to attend the RSPW prior to taking up the
Project Course.
• The RSPW is planned to be held once during each semester.
• Detailed sessions on the preparation of the Project Proposal,
on practical issues of conducting research relevant to the
Project Course, and on the preparation of the Project Report
will be conducted during the event.
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You Are Expected To …
• Apply the concepts learnt in the programme in
the context of your own organization ,to enable
you to question, analyze and compare business
and public sector practices.
• Share your own experiences with your peers and
tutors and contribute to the discussions at the
tutorials.
• Participate in all learner support activities as best
as possible.
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You Are Expected To …
• Have access to an Internet connection, preferably
Broadband.
• Keep abreast of the business and public systems
scenario in the country and abroad by regularly
accessing print and electronic media.
• Be an active participant on WawasanLearn, your
Learning Management System.
• Pace your studies by setting aside time per week
as per your convenience.
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For more information:
Please refer to your Student Handbook
or
Visit our website at www.wou.edu.my
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THANK YOU!