Global MBA Executive Option

DEGREE OFFERED

M.B.A. in Global Management

CAMPUS OPTIONS

  • Main Campus (Union, NJ)

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Fall:        June 1
Spring:  December 1

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Kean’s MBA in Global Management program is a specialized MBA degree program that prepares managers to succeed in a global business environment. It offers a wide and deep selection of global-focused courses, experiences, and training in global business issues. In addition, it has an extensive global experience requirement that sets it apart from other programs.

The MBA in Global Management program has six distinctive components that together provide graduates with the specialized knowledge and skills necessary to manage multicultural and multinational workforces effectively in a rapidly changing global business environment:

  1. Prequalification Requirement
  2. Core Knowledge in Key Business Disciplines
  3. Advanced Knowledge in Global Management
  4. Global Experience
  5. Specialized Area (optional)
  6. Global Business Simulation
     

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS

  • Baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university
  • Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 (lower GPAs will be considered based on strength of overall application)
  • 3+ years of managerial work experience
  • Two letters of recommendation (one from current supervisor)
  • Professional Resume/CV
  • Personal essay explaining candidate’s interest in the program
  • Personal interview may be required
  • TOEFL or IELTS scores (for applicants whose native language is not English). Exceptions can be made for students who have completed at least 6 credits of college level English courses from a U.S. institution, or who have submitted SAT or ACT exam scores.

Students holding degrees in disciplines other than business management are encouraged to apply with the understanding that they may be required to successfully complete the undergraduate prerequisites before becoming fully matriculated in the MBA program in Global Management.
 

PREQUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT

Before starting the graduate courses of the MBA in Global Management program, students have to fulfill the prequalification requirement. Students can either:

  • Show that they took these, or similar courses, in their undergraduate studies and received at least a B grade, OR
  • Take these courses at Kean University prior to starting the graduate courses. No credits towards the degree will be given. Students must pass these courses with a B or better grade.
     

PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

  • Between 42-60 credits depending on an applicant’s undergraduate and graduate coursework.

PREQUALIFICATION REQUIREMENT

COMM 3590

Business and Professional Communication

3 credits

ECO 2120

Statistics for Business and Economics

3 credits

MATH 1044

Pre-Calculus for Business

3 credits

MGS 3032

Organizational Behavior

3 credits

MGS 3040

Management Information Systems

3 credits

CORE KNOWLEDGE IN KEY BUSINESS DISCIPLINES – 18 CREDITS

ACCT 5010

Accounting for Managers

3 credits

ECO 5020

Managerial Economics

3 credits

FIN 5300

Business Finance

3 credits

MGS 5010

Strategic Management

3 credits

MGS 5110

Quantitative Methods in Management Science*

3 credits

MKT 5400

Marketing Management

3 credits

*PA 5031 Quantitative Methods for Public Management may be substituted for MGS 5110. 

ADVANCED KNOWLEDGE IN GLOBAL MANAGEMENT
Required Courses – 18 CREDITS

GMBA 5065

Global Marketing Strategy

3 credits

GMBA 5075

International Management

3 credits

GMBA 5660

Ethical and Legal Issues in Operating Globally

3 credits

GMBA 5680

Management and Leadership in the Global Environment

3 credits

GMBA 5785

Advanced Seminar in Cross-cultural Management Issues

3 credits

GMBA 5885

Strategic Management of Global Information Systems

3 credits

SPECIALIZED AREA– 9 CREDITS
Choose three electives from one functional area.  Additional specialization areas can be offered.

ACCT 5140

Managerial and Cost Accounting

3 Credits

ACCT 5190

Law, Ethics and the Professional Accounting Practices

3 Credits

ACCT 5250

International Accounting and Taxation

3 Credits

ACCT 5280

Accounting and Business Strategy

3 Credits

GMBA 5350

Multinational Financial Management

3 Credits

GMBA 5360

Foreign Exchange Markets and Financial Institutions

3 Credits

GMBA 5370

Global Investment Analysis

3 Credits

GMBA 5510 Business Process Innovation and Management 3 Credits
GMBA 5520 Global E-Business Strategies 3 Credits
GMBA 5530 Enterprise-wide Resource Management 3 Credits
GMBA 5540 Knowledge Management in the Global Environment 3 Credits

MGS  5030

Management in Human Resources

3 Credits

MGS  5035

Management and Labor Relations in the Global Environment

3 Credits

MGS  5040

Introduction to E-Business

3 Credits

MGS 5120

Supply Chain Management

3 Credits

MKT 5410

Marketing Research

3 Credits

MKT 5420

Consumer Behavior

3 Credits

MKT 5430

Services Marketing

3 Credits

MKT 5450

Internet Marketing

3 Credits

GMBA 5710

Global Business Experiential Learning

3 Credits

GMBA 5790

Cross-Cultural Immersion

3 Credits

CAPSTONE – 3 CREDITS

GMBA 5900

Global Business Simulation*

3 credits

*This is an integrative course required of all students in their final semester. The course is based on a global business simulation game. The students work in groups and integrate all the knowledge they acquired by making decisions in a simulated global environment in all functional areas. The students compete in a global business game with participants from all over the globe.

Total 48 Credits (Minimum 42 credits)

Program Mission and SLOs

 

FOR INFORMATION REGARDING APPLICATION

grad-adm@kean.edu
908.737.7100

Program coordinator

DR. VEYSEL YUCETEPE
Green Lane 226
T. 908.737.4762      
vyucetep@kean.edu

Updated 8/3/17