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AKAMAI  UNIVERSITY

Hawaii, United States of America

A private non-profit university established in 2002

Accredited by Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC), UK


ABOUT MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION

The Akamai University’s MBA Program has been carefully designed to be convenient, appropriate, integrating and building upon the student’s prior work experience and current professional pursuits. This MBA provides a choice of contemporary learning approaches to suit the student and his employer.

Rather than interrupting a student’s career, Akamai MBA Program is designed to support and enhance it by structuring greater knowledge and understanding, new skills and qualifications, while fully engaged with their current professional pursuits. Students are guided in conducting employment-related scholarly research for the purpose of improving business systems and strategies. This is a highly cost effective way to gain new insights and skills, the latest information and competencies, and valuable qualifications.

 

ACCREDITATION

Akamai University is internationally accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC), UK. The University has earned Premier status with ASIC for its commendable areas of operation. ASIC is an approved accrediting body for the purposes of compliance by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) is a member of the British Quality Foundation (BQF), sits on the Quality Standards Group of UK NARIC, and is one of a number of international accrediting bodies listed in the international directory by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the USA and is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG).

Akamai University’s premier accredited stature ensures that students receive a world-class education and a degree that is recognized by leading organizations for excellence and achievement. Such institutional classification ensures that student achievements and credentials retain the strong level of "validity" that employers demand. Accredited degrees also guarantee that any credits students earn as part of your accredited degree program will enjoy maximum transferability among most other, credible academic institutions, although such decisions remain at the discretion of the admitting college or university and its correlative programs.

ASIC website: www.asicuk.com/international-directory

ASIC Premier University Certificate of Accreditation



Certificate of Good Standing issued by Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs in the State of Hawaii.

 

GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS

Minimum Duration: 12 months

The minimum credit requirement for a MBA Degree is 40 credits beyond the Bachelor degree, as outlines below. Students are required to attend all of the tutorial seminars and successfully complete all the coursework assignments within a timely manner, achieving a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or better.

Core Modules (Required: 27 credits)

Mastering Strategic Planning and Implementation (9 credits)
MB 548: Strategic Planning & Implementation (3 credits)
MB 584: Creating a Sustainable World Class Organization (3 credits)
MB 550: Logistics & Supply Chain Management (3 credits)

Mastering Essential Management Skills (9 credits)
MB 536: Marketing Management (3 credits)
MB 583: Strategic Human Resource Management (3 credits)
MB 571: Customer Relationship Management (3 credits)

Mastering Business Finance and Investment Skills (9 credits)
MB 535: Financial Management (3 credits)
MB 593: Managing Risk & Investment Strategies (3 credits)
MB 546: Project Management (3 credits)

PLUS: Master Project (Required: 13 credits)
RES 500: Master Project Preparation (2 credits)
RES 885: Master Project Proposal (4 credits)
RES 890: Thesis Project (6 credits)
EXM 895: Oral Review of Project (1 credits)

 

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

● Bachelor Degree or equivalent professional qualification with two years of working experience,
● In lieu of the Bachelor’s degree, applicants will be considered with a recognized Business Diploma (Associate Degree) and a minimum of five years of working experience. Such applicants will be required to submit appropriate letters of recommendation verifying they have the necessary capability and motivation to successfully complete the program within the allotted time span. Applicants accepted in the absence of the Bachelor's degree will be required by the University to add missing foundational elements to the minimum program, as a condition for admission.
● English ability equivalent to TOEFL 500 points.


SCHOLARLY DOCUMENT REQUIRED

MBA participants complete 40 graduate credits in coursework comprising the foundational competencies in theories, principles, and practices, and the social-cultural implications of the discipline. These courses represent the essential elements, which define the field of study and establish the underlying foundations upon which participants may base their advanced professional development.

Module Grading
Each module will have a four-part grading scheme:
• Class Attendance and Participation - 20% marks
• Quiz during the tutorial seminar - 20% marks
• Self-Reflection Log - 30%
• Online Exam - 30% (The online exam will be conducted within 30 days after the Residential Seminar.)


Attendance Required

Students are required to attend all support seminars and to submit assignments in a timely manner. A maximum 60 days is allowed for submission of all assignments following the residential seminars.  Should students experience health problems, work-related issues, or family emergencies, they may request a 30-day extension in writing by email, fax, or post, to be received at EDS within seven days beyond the assignment due dates.

Students receiving approval for extensions must submit completed assignments for the modules, to be received by EDS prior to the expiration of the extension or receive a grade of non-completion (NC) for the module.  Should a student not submit assignments in the 60 day time allotted and fail to submit in writing for the extension as stated, EDS is required to submit a letter of academic probation.  The letter of academic probation shall require the students submit the late assignments within 14 days or receive a grade of non-completion (NC) for the module.  A grade of non-completion (NC) will require the student to re-enroll and retake the module, to remain in good standing toward their degree.


Standard, Minimum-Maximum Degree Periods

The standard degree period is two years for Master program. The minimum required enrollment period for Master program is one full calendar year from the date of initial registration. The maximum periods allowed for program completion is four years for Master program.

TUITION FEES

Tuition and Fees and Financial Assistance

Our tuition and fees are among the lowest in higher education. However, to assure access to students with financial need, we are sincere in providing an effective financial plan for payment of your tuition in installments.

Master’s Level Tuition
Our International MBA tuition is $12.200 (which includes a $200 international student fee), payable through installments arranged with the University with a down payment of $3,200 due at the time of formal registration.


60-DAY MONEY BACK GUARANTEE

Come and experience our Master of Business Administration (MBA) program with risk-free! 
We are giving you “60 days money back guarantee”. If within 60 days from the date of your enrolment, you find that the MBA program does not meet your expectation or that you have not acquired any new knowledge / skills that could enhance your career or business, the tuition fee you has paid will be refunded.


Quality Program Attract Quality Students!

Proven track-record since 2003! Click here to view the list of our hundreds of Akamai graduates from Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore and Philippines.

ASIC Premier University Certificate of Accreditation



ABOUT AKAMAI UNIVERSITY, HAWAII, USA

Akamai is legally established by corporate charter in 2002 and operating in good standing as a non-profit degree-granting institution under the laws and regulations of the United States of America and the State of Hawaii. Akamai operates as a federal and state tax-exempt institution of higher learning for the purpose of providing advanced studies, research and community service worldwide. Akamai is an international university with academic, corporate, and community service affiliations in many nations.

Akamai University is internationally accredited by the Accreditation Service for International Colleges (ASIC). The University has earned Premier status with ASIC for its commendable areas of operation. ASIC is an approved accrediting body for the purposes of compliance by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) is a member of the British Quality Foundation (BQF), sits on the Quality Standards Group of UK NARIC, and is one of a number of international accrediting bodies listed in the international directory by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) in the USA and is a member of the CHEA International Quality Group (CIQG).

For further details on Akamai University, please visit www.akamaiuniversity.us

 

Dr. Douglass Capogrossi
President, Akamai University

Link: Welcome message from the university president

 

CONTACT
For further information, kindly contact:

AKAMAI UNIVERSITY, USA
187 Kino`ole Street
Hilo, Hawaii 96720 USA
Tel: 1 (808) 934-8793 (International)
Fax: 1 (808) 443-0445 (International)
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Website: http://www.akamaiuniversity.us

Dr. Ben Lee,
Vice President for Asia Business Program

C/o: EDS BUSINESS SCHOOL, Malaysia
C-03-49, IOI Boulevard, Jalan Kenari 5,
Bandar Puchong Jaya, 47100 Puchong, Kuala Lumpur
Tel: +604-398-4306 Fax: +604-3909766
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Website: www.eds.my

Associate Prof. Dr. Dung Nguyen, 
Vietnam Representative 
C/o: MBA Institute 78 Thong Tay Hoi,
Ward 10, Go Vap District,
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Mobile: +84947.247.247
Phone: +8422.49.49.49
Website: MBA.org.vn
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