MBA (Blue Ocean Strategy)

Approval Code R/340/7/0720; 01/2022
Accreditation Code MQA/FA1320
Classification MBA
Subject Area MBA (Blue Ocean Strategy)
Course Mode Full-time
Course Duration 1.5 Years
Course Location Kuala Lumpur
Intakes January, May and September


The MBA (Blue Ocean Strategy) is designed to nurture and empower leaders and managers of the future who will make a significant difference in the marketplace. Delivered by UCSI in collaboration with the Blue Ocean Strategy Regional Centre, the programme emphasises the Blue Ocean Strategy framework, which has been incorporated into both the curriculum and pedagogy.

It is the only one-of-its-kind in the region with Blue Ocean Strategy specialisation that will lead to two awards - an MBA and a Blue Ocean Strategy Practitioner Certification.

The programme adopts the praxis model where academic rigour is combined with hands-on experience within the authentic context of a business consultancy environment of a praxis centre: The UCSI Blue Ocean Strategy Regional Centre. Each course is taught by dedicated lecturers and is supported by adjunct practice professors and practitioners who have vast business experience. Learners will acquire sound knowledge and skills of the core business disciplines as well as develop a deep appreciation of how to apply the knowledge in actual hands-on consulting projects for real-life clients, guided by our practitioners.

The curriculum is designed to give learners a broad and holistic view of business. They will learn how to compete within the existing business environment and also acquire the knowledge and skills to transcend competition and create uncontested marketspace.

This programme is designed to equip learners with the essentials to succeed in a broad range of business environments such as SMEs, MNCs, start-ups and the public sector, among others.

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Academic Qualifications
Other Requirements
A recognised bachelor’s degree with minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent.
Minimum of five (5) years working experience in a relevant field.

 

English Language Requirements

  • IELTS minimum Band 6.0
  • TOEFL  (Internet-based) minimum 60
  • Cambridge English Qualification and Test minimum score of 169
  • Pearson Test of English minimum score 59
  • MUET minimum Band 4

 

BOS Framework
Code
Courses
Value Proposition

GM535

Marketing Management
Value Proposition

GM539

Research Design & Analysis
Value Proposition

GM540

Consumer Behaviour (elective)
 
Profit Proposition

GM530

Business Accounting for Decision Making
Profit Proposition

GM533

Economics for Strategic Planning
Profit Proposition

GM543

Financial Management and Policy (elective)
 
People Proposition

GM534

Leadership
People Proposition

GM531

Business Communication & Negotiation
People Proposition

GM548

Human Resource Management (elective)
 
Strategic Alignment

GM532

Corporate Strategic Management
Strategic Alignment

GM552

Entrepreneurship (elective)
 
Blue Ocean Strategy Specialisation

GM536

Blue Ocean Strategy
Blue Ocean Strategy Specialisation

GM537

Blue Ocean Strategy Consulting Practice
Blue Ocean Strategy Specialisation

GM538

Applied Blue Ocean Case Study

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