The Master of Business Administration (MBA) includes five required courses, which are common for all students, the dissertation, the business game, the seminar management skills and four electives that allow students to specialize in their chosen field.
- Human Resource Management
- Management of Financial Resources
- Business Process Management
- Purchasing and Marketing Management
- Business Strategy
The Dissertation of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an important part of our pedagogical philosophy and provides an opportunity for students to develop independent and critical approach to the analysis of business situations.
Students of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) also participate in the business game. As part of this process, students formulate a business problem, which simulates reality, and devise a business plan to solve it by developing their capacity for decision-making.
Administrative Skills Seminar
It consists of a series of workshops providing basic administrative skills to students of the Master of Business Administration (MBA).
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) includes the following directions:
- MBA in Financial Management
- MBA in Tourism Management
- MBA in Property Management
- MBA in Construction Projects Management
- MBA in General Administration
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is offered either in intensive form (one year duration), or for weekend courses, so it can be accessible to those who work, and is supported by an electronic management system – the Moodle.
The graduates of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) may:
- Be deployed in the public sector, wider and private sector
- Improve their prospects for career advancement in Business Administration
- Contribute to the development and management of private enterprises
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) prepares students for the business environment with multiple specializations in high-demand sectors.
Duration of studies
The Master of Business Administration (MBA) lasts four semesters and courses are taught in Greek and English.
The Specialization of Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Tourism Management provides the student with expertise in hotel management, economics of tourism, the tourism marketing and tourism communication strategies. This specialization of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) analyzes the economic structure of the tourism industry and the prospects of the tourism industry. The course of quantitative analysis helps the student to understand the different statistical analysis methods and how they are applied in examining problems of the Tourist Industry. The course of Development and Management of Tourist Destinations Resorts is an innovative course as it is done in conjunction with practice in large hotels, where the student passes all stages of specialization. One of the advantages of the programme is the use of new technologies, since now the traditional tour operator is converted to a digital agent. At this point are introduced courses of tourism marketing and the tour planning, as the internet and tourists trends play an important role in shaping tourism communication policy. The Specializations lessons are:
- Financial Structures of Tourism Industry
- Quantitative Methods in Business Analysis
- Development of Tourist Destinations and Resorts Management
- Marketing in the Tourism Industry
- Travel Tourism
The direction in Financial Management provides students with the knowledge and tools necessary for financial decision making in businesses and organizations who require specialized knowledge of financial analysis and financial systems. Students, through the Master of Business Administration (MBA), practice in the design and implementation of financial strategies, including investment projects and strategic acquisitions and mergers. The knowledge acquired by students in finance will help them develop personal and professional skills and to meet their professional expectations. The Specializations lessons are:
- Economic Analysis of Financial Markets
- Mathematical and Statistical Techniques in Finance
- Financial Theory
- Corporate Finance
The construction industry is one of the key sectors of the Cyprus economy in which many businesses operate. The MBA in Management of Construction is a unique programme in Cyprus aiming to supply businesses with management, which not only is well-trained in business management, but also have very good knowledge of the peculiarities of the construction industry and construction projects. Within this framework, the programme provides graduates of all the skills needed to effectively handle the daily challenges facing the construction industry in a highly competitive environment. The Specializations of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) lessons are:
- Construction Projects Management
- Construction Work Schedule
- Construction Company Management
The Specialization in Real Estate of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) provides general education in business administration, and expertise in the property sector, thus preparing graduates of the Programme for senior management positions in a wide range of companies that are active in real estate and land development. Within this context, the Programme provides analytical and research skills, which are necessary for the efficient handling of daily challenges faced by a company that operates in this area. It also deepens the basic dimensions of the housing market, such as the economics of real estate, investment aspects of real estate, the main methods of valuation and the process of land development. The Specializations lessons are:
- Quantitative Tools for the Analysis of Real Estate Market
- International Economics of Property
- The Theory and Practice of Property Valuation
- Property Investment
- Land Development