Master of Management

The Masters of Management (MMgt) programme was created to develop managerial skills among those seeking to begin or launch their career in management. The MMgt is essentially an advanced specialist degree. The emphasis is on providing the latest know-how in management. Students are trained to think critically in analyzing business issues. The range of skills developed in this programme includes the analytical, interpersonal and behavioral skills needed for managers. The MMgt programme can be taken as a full-time or part-time study.

Admission Requirements

  • A good bachelor’s degree from IIUM or any other institutions of higher learning approved by the University Senate. A professional qualification which is certified equivalent to a degree under Malaysian laws and approved by the University Senate can also be considered.
  • Working experience in a management or executive position would be an advantage.
  • Proficiency in English language (where necessary candidates may be required to sit for an English language proficiency test).
  • A minimum score of 550 (PBT-TOEFL), 213 (CBT-TOEFL), 79 (IBT-TOEFL), 6.0 (IELTS) or 6.0 (EPT) is required for international applicants.Note:
  • PBT-TOEFL = Paper based test TOEFL
  • CBT-TOEFL = Computer based test TOEFL
  • IBT-TOEFL = Internet Based Test TOEFL
  • EPT = English Placement Test

The total duration of study is 16 months or 4 semesters. Each semester has duration of 12 weeks. There will be three such semesters within an academic year. Courses will generally be conducted on weekday evenings (6.30 p.m. – 10.15 p.m.) with each course having a 3 hours and 45 minutes (including breaks).

Exams will be conducted at the end of each semester and will be followed by inter-semester breaks. Students are expected to take 4 courses per semester in the first 2 semesters. In the final two semesters, students are required to take 3 core courses per semester and they have the option either to complete a project paper (3 credit hours) or to take 1 elective courses in lieu of the project paper.

The project paper will be in the area of management, and will be supervised by a member of the teaching faculty.

Candidates will be expected to submit a short written proposal of their intended research topic towards the end of the first semester. The final project paper will be due for submission at the end of the final semester or a subsequent date as determined by the Project Paper Committee.

YEAR 1 SEMESTER1
MGT 6600 MANAGEMENT POLICIES
ACC 6600 ACCOUNTING ANALYSIS FOR DECISION MAKING
ECON 6640 ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS
INFO 6600 INFORMATION SYSTEM FOR MANAGERS
YEAR 1 SEMESTER2
MKTG 6120 MARKETING MANAGEMENT
FIN 6600 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT
MGT 6610 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND THEORY
MGT 6620 MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
YEAR 1 SEMESTER3
MGT 6630 ETHICS AND VALUES IN MANAGERS
MGT 6630 ORGANIZATIONAL POLICY AND STRATEGIES
MGT 6998 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY OR
MGT 6798 CASE METHODOLOGY

 

YEAR 2 SEMESTER 4
MGT 6650 TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT
MGT 6660 KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
MGT 6999 RESEARCH PAPER OR
MGT 6799 CASE STUDY OR
1 ELECTIVE SUBJECT


Accounting and Finance for Managers
An introduction to the collection of business data, the interpretation of financial statements, and the limitations inherent in them. An introduction to cost accounting techniques and preparation for managerial decision-making. This course will also include a survey of governmental and other public sector accounting.


Management Policies
Analysis of management functions and processes as applied to organizations, including fundamentals of line and staff, management principles and techniques and their applications. Particular attention will be given to the interactions of motivation, authority dynamics, and organizational structure with human behavior and to the consequent effect on organizational efficiency and effectiveness.


Knowledge Management
With the increasing interest in the subject of Knowledge Management in the currently challenging market environment, this course provides an introduction into the various facets of KM and its elements. The types of knowledge and discussions on knowledge workers are touched upon as well as how organisations can manage the knowledge assets within their companies. By managing knowledge, this course discusses how organisations can recognise knowledge as an asset, how knowledge can be utilised or shared and more importantly, retained within the company. Moreover, some issues regarding KM strategies, the need for creativity and innovation as well as managing the knowledge of various disciplines will also be raised during this course, offering students the opportunity to discover potential knowledge assets within themselves and their workplace.


Financial Management
Finance is one of the major functional areas in business. This course is designed to equip management students with investment and financing decision tools. Specifically, this course will be dealing in the following areas: The importance of cost of capital to businesses, cash flow estimation, applying capital budgeting decision criterion and analysis, impact of leverage on the firms’ capital structure, capital structure theories, dividend policy and other financing alternatives and working capital management.


Organizational Behavior and Theory
A study of concepts and research findings pertaining to individual and group behavior in organizations; nature and importance of communications, employee motivations, group dynamics; development of greater effectiveness in organizations through an understanding of managerial philosophies, procedures and techniques.


Total Quality Management
The present course will discuss the important principles and tools of managing and improving quality of products and services. Real world quality management learning experiences will encapsulated through case studies. The content of this course will include Quality Gurus, 5-S, Kaizen, 6-Sigma Quality, ISO 9000 QMS and Quality Function Deployment.


Management of Human Resources
An in-depth study of the field of human resource management and an overview of basic functions and processes. The course will address challenges faced by contemporary organizations, and will examine suggested approaches to dealing with them.


Ethics and Values in Management
This course provides an opportunity for examining the broad spectrum of the role of management, the linking mechanism between the organization and the social environment especially with respect to its internal and external culture, the social system, and its environment. Issues that will be examined include corporate power and responsibility, social policy of management, social auditing, managerial ethics, and development of honesty and integrity as fundamental values of managerial development.


Organizational Policy and Strategy
The final integrating course for the analytical applications of business functions and administration skills. To develop analytical skills and attitudes of top management in administering the organization as a whole, and the interrelationships of all problems in the organization. Setting strategic objectives, analysis of changing environments, developing corporate strategies, formulating organizational policies, and analysis of problems in management functions.


Economics for Managers
This course will survey the fundamental concepts involved in business and industrial analysis and policy. Concepts, tools and methods of economic analysis relevant to a broad cross section of decisions within the business firm, analysis of market demand and supply, cost relevant to various decisions; capital budgeting; and interrelationship between price policy, costs and financing in the short and long run. Emphasis will also be placed on national income theory and policy, determination of income, employment, prices and interest rates.


Information Systems for Managers
An introduction to managerial uses and applications of the computer. Topics include computer and society, routine data processing applications, computer-assisted decision-making application, the manager and information systems, the computer’s impact upon management and the organization, and computer planning, selection and implementation.

Marketing Policies
This course examines the principles and practices of the marketing functions in the organization with an emphasis on the tools of marketing: product, pricing, promotion and policies. Distribution, channel building and consumer behavior will also be covered.

LIST OF ELECTIVE COURSES

  1. Global Trade Issues (ECON 6140)
    This course evaluates and analyzes issues on the international trade and development with the hope that students will be prepared to face future complexities of the world economy.
  2. International Business (MGT 6252)
    The course examines how the social, economic and political environments in different countries can affect the international competitiveness of a firm. It will examine how these will impact appropriate business strategy, and how to anticipate and minimize the impact of adverse changes in international conditions. Related topics like the formation of regional blocks and their potential impact on global trade dynamics will also be addressed.
  3. Managerial Communication (MGT 6277)
    Managerial Communication applies to all levels and types of managers or supervisors who are responsible for effectively managing personal, interpersonal, and organizational operations. The course shall provide inputs to the participants for developing knowledge of various concepts related to communication and their managerial application and an opportunity to learn skills and strategies necessary for successful and effective business communication.
  4. Business Law (MGT 6241)
    The structure of the course will consist of the legal environment in which businesses operates. It will begin by acquainting the student with the Legal System including dispute settlement by litigation and alternative dispute resolution methods. The students will be grounded in the fundamental principles of contract law, after which he will be exposed the essential elements of business torts, including Tort of negligence and premises liability. They will thereafter be grounded further in the law, especially relevant to their occupations, namely sale of the goods, including international trade, hire-purchase, insurance, agency partnership, and negotiable instruments including cheques. The will also be briefly exposed to the principles of intellectual property and cyber law under economic torts.

Course structure

The programme comprises 7 semesters spanning 28 months to be covered on a part-time basis. Each semester will be 12 weeks long and there will be 3 such semesters in a calendar year. Courses will be conducted on weekday evenings (6.30 p.m. – 10.15 p.m.).

Each course will have a 3 hours and 45 minutes (including breaks) lecture each week. Exams will be conducted in between semesters and will be followed by inter semester breaks. Students are required to complete 13 core courses. In fourth semester, they can decide either to complete a dissertation (3 credit hours) or to take 1 elective course in lieu of the dissertation. The dissertation will be in the area of management, and will be supervised by a member of the teaching faculty. Students will be expected to submit a short written proposal of their intended research topic towards the end of the fourth semester. The final dissertation will be due for submission at the end of the final semester or a subsequent date as determined by the Project Paper Committee.

 

YEAR 1 SEMESTER 1
ACC 6600 ACCOUNTING ANALYSIS FOR DECISION MAKING
MGT 6600 MANAGEMENT POLICIES
YEAR 1 SEMESTER 2
ECON 6640 ECONOMICS FOR MANAGERS
INFO 6600 INFORMATION SYSTEMS FOR MANAGERS
YEAR 1 SEMESTER 3
MKTG 6120 MARKETING MANAGEMENT
FIN 6600 FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

 

YEAR 2 SEMESTER 4
MGT 6610 ORGANIZATIONAL BEHAVIOR AND THEORY
MGT 6620 MANAGEMENT OF HUMAN RESOURCES
YEAR 2 SEMESTER 5
MGT 6630 ETHICS AND VALUES IN MANAGERS
MGT 6630 ORGANIZATIONAL POLICY AND STRATEGIES
YEAR 2 SEMESTER 6
MGT 6998 RESEARCH METHODOLOGY OR
MGT 6798 CASE METHODOLOGY
MGT 6650 TOTAL QUALITY MANAGEMENT
YEAR 2 SEMESTER 7
MGT 6660 KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
MGT 6999 RESEARCH PAPER OR
MGT 6799 CASE STUDY OR

Accounting and Finance for Managers
An introduction to the collection of business data, the interpretation of financial statements, and the limitations inherent in them. An introduction to cost accounting techniques and preparation for managerial decision-making. This course will also include a survey of governmental and other public sector accounting.


Organizational Behaviour and Theory
A study of concepts and research findings pertaining to individual and group behavior in organizations; nature and importance of communications, employee motivations, group dynamics; development of greater effectiveness in organizations through an understanding of managerial philosophies, procedures and techniques.


Total Quality Management
The present course will discuss the important principles and tools of managing and improving quality of products and services. Real world quality management learning experiences will encapsulated through case studies. The content of this course will include Quality Gurus, 5-S, Kaizen, 6-Sigma Quality, ISO 9000 QMS and Quality Function Deployment.


Management of Human Resources
An in-depth study of the field of human resource management and an overview of basic functions and processes. The course will address challenges faced by contemporary organizations, and will examine suggested approaches to dealing with them.


Ethics and Values in Management
This course provides an opportunity for examining the broad spectrum of the role of management, the linking mechanism between the organization and the social environment especially with respect to its internal and external culture, the social system, and its environment. Issues that will be examined include corporate power and responsibility, social policy of management, social auditing, managerial ethics, and development of honesty and integrity as fundamental values of managerial development.


Organizational Policy and Strategy
The final integrating course for the analytical applications of business functions and administration skills. To develop analytical skills and attitudes of top management in administering the organization as a whole, and the interrelationships of all problems in the organization. Setting strategic objectives, analysis of changing environments, developing corporate strategies, formulating organizational policies, and analysis of problems in management functions.


Knowledge Management
With the increasing interest in the subject of Knowledge Management in the currently challenging market environment, this course provides an introduction into the various facets of KM and its elements. The types of knowledge and discussions on knowledge workers are touched upon as well as how organisations can manage the knowledge assets within their companies. By managing knowledge, this course discusses how organisations can recognise knowledge as an asset, how knowledge can be utilised or shared and more importantly, retained within the company. Moreover, some issues regarding KM strategies, the need for creativity and innovation as well as managing the knowledge of various disciplines will also be raised during this course, offering students the opportunity to discover potential knowledge assets within themselves and their workplace.


Information Systems for Managers
An introduction to managerial uses and applications of the computer. Topics include computer and society, routine data processing applications, computer-assisted decision-making application, the manager and information systems, the computer’s impact upon management and the organization, and computer planning, selection and implementation.

Marketing Policies
This course examines the principles and practices of the marketing functions in the organization with an emphasis on the tools of marketing: product, pricing, promotion and policies. Distribution, channel building and consumer behavior will also be covered.


Economics for Managers
This course will survey the fundamental concepts involved in business and industrial analysis and policy. Concepts, tools and methods of economic analysis relevant to a broad cross section of decisions within the business firm, analysis of market demand and supply, cost relevant to various decisions; capital budgeting; and interrelationship between price policy, costs and financing in the short and long run. Emphasis will also be placed on national income theory and policy, determination of income, employment, prices and interest rates.

LIST OF ELECTIVE COURSES

  1. Global Trade Issues (ECON 6140)
    This course evaluates and analyzes issues on the international trade and development with the hope that students will be prepared to face future complexities of the world economy.
  2. International Business (MGT 6252)
    The course examines how the social, economic and political environments in different countries can affect the international competitiveness of a firm. It will examine how these will impact appropriate business strategy, and how to anticipate and minimize the impact of adverse changes in international conditions. Related topics like the formation of regional blocks and their potential impact on global trade dynamics will also be addressed.
  3. Managerial Communication (MGT 6277)
    Managerial Communication applies to all levels and types of managers or supervisors who are responsible for effectively managing personal, interpersonal, and organizational operations. The course shall provide inputs to the participants for developing knowledge of various concepts related to communication and their managerial application and an opportunity to learn skills and strategies necessary for successful and effective business communication.
  4. Business Law (MGT 6241)
    The structure of the course will consist of the legal environment in which businesses operates. It will begin by acquainting the student with the Legal System including dispute settlement by litigation and alternative dispute resolution methods. The students will be grounded in the fundamental principles of contract law, after which he will be exposed the essential elements of business torts, including Tort of negligence and premises liability. They will thereafter be grounded further in the law, especially relevant to their occupations, namely sale of the goods, including international trade, hire-purchase, insurance, agency partnership, and negotiable instruments including cheques. The will also be briefly exposed to the principles of intellectual property and cyber law under economic torts.
MALAYSIAN PART TIME MALAYSIAN FULL TIME INTERNATIONAL
PROCESSING FEE (non-refundable) RM50.00 RM50.00 USD25
REGISTRATION FEE* (non-refundable) RM3,850.00 RM3,850.00 RM5,060.00
TUITION FEE – PER COURSE RM825.00 RM825.00 RM1,045.00
TOTAL TUITION FEES (14 courses) RM11,550.00 RM11,550.00 RM14,630.00
MATRICULATION CARD RM35.00 RM35.00 RM35.00
ALUMNI FEE RM150.00 RM150.00 RM150.00
INSURANCE MEDICAL CARD (yearly) RM300.00
RECURRENT FEE (yearly) RM590.00 RM590.00 RM585.00
TOTAL RM16,175.00 RM16,175.00 RM20,760.00

*Registration fee is a one time fee paid at the time of registration in the programme and is non – refundable

**The total programme fee covers the tuition fee, exam fee, and other University facilities which are subject to change.

* 30% Discount (off tuition fee) for IIUM and IIUM Holdings Staff

* 10 % Discount (off tuition fee) for IIUM Graduates with CGPA 3.00 and above

Fee Structure
 Download the brochure:
Download