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Master of Business Studies (MBS) and Master of Business Administration (MBA)
Post Graduate Programme

The MBS/ MBA programme is designed with a clear idea that this should not be merely another MBS/ MBA but should make a tangible value addition so that the programme produces useful Managers, who are capable of contributing to sustainability of the business, which they are involved in. Accordingly, the design of the programme emphasizes intended qualities of the graduates it produces;

  • an effective negotiator
  • an innovative thinker
  • technically an expert in the area of managerial work
  • an effective leader
ENTRY QUALIFICATIONS

No person shall be registered for the Programme of study leading to the Degree of Master of Business Studies or Master of Business Administration unless candidate possesses any one of the following qualifications:

  • A Degree in the field of Commerce, Economics, Management, Business or Accounting or in a related field, awarded by a recognized institution;
  • A Degree in any other field other than those mentioned in (a) above, awarded by any recognized institution and a minimum of one year’s executive experience in a field acceptable to the Board of Studies for Postgraduate Programmes.
  • A Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management, which satisfies the criteria for a level 8 programme as specified in the Sri Lanka Qualification Framework, awarded by an institution acceptable to the NSBM and a minimum of two years’ experience at executive level in the field of business management in an institution acceptable to the NSBM.
  • Any recognized professional qualification that is acceptable, on a case by case basis, to the Academic Governing Council of the University as an equivalent qualification to any of the above mentioned requirements and a minimum of  two years’ work experience in a managerial capacity in an institution acceptable to the NSBM
  • A good working knowledge of English.
STRUCTURE AND DELIVERY OF COURSES
Term Course Cluster Course Code Courses Offered Credits per Course Credits per Term Hours per Course Hours per Term Total Credits Total Hours
Semester 1.1 Foundation  

MBS

 

MASTER OF BUSINESS STUDIES

5101 Accounting for Decision Makers 2 30
5102 Business Economics 2 30
5103 Enterprise Management 2 30
5104 Quantitative Methods for Management 2 8 30 120
5105 Business Communication

(Residential Workshop 1)

1 1 15 15 9 135
Semester 1.2  Functional Expertise 5106 Human Resources Management 2 30
5107 Marketing Management 2 30
5108 Managing Operations in Business 2 30
5109 Managing Finance 2 8 30 120 8 120
Semester 2.1 5110  International Business Management 2 30
5111  Legal Aspects for Managers 1 15
5112  Strategic Management 2 15
5113  Managing Information Systems 2 30
5114  Organizational Behavior 1 8 30 120 8 120
Semester 2.2 5115 Business Ethics and Sustainability 2 30 30
5116 Problem Analysis Methodology

(Residential Workshop 2)

1 15
5117 Independent Study 5 8 75 120 8 120
Total for the Year 1 – MBS 33 495
MBA MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Semester 3.1 Concentration Electives 6201 Research Workshop 2 30
Any three courses of the following
For specialty in operations
6202 Logistics and Supply Chain Management 2
6203 Strategic Cost Analysis 2
6204 Innovation and Technology Management 2
6205 Strategies for products and Service Development 2 6 90 120 8 120
For specialty in Managing People
6206 Cross Cultural Management 2
6207 Industry and competitive analysis 2
6208 Managing Corporate Turnarounds 2
6209 Organizational Leadership and culture 2 6 90 120
For specialty in Tourism Management
31053 Hotel Operations & Consumer Services Development 2
31054 Tourism Marketing and Destination Promotion 2
31055 Tourism Operations & Destination Development 2
31056 Human Resource Development for Tourism 2 6 90 120
                                               Semester 3.2 6999 Research Report 5 5 75
Any two courses of the following for 3 credits
For specialty in operations
6213 Managing Service operations 2
6214 Big Data Analytics 2
6215 Process Engineering and Quality Management 2
6216 Project Management 1 3 45 120 8 120
For specialty in Tourism Management
31057 Tourism Economics 2
31058 Statistical Analysis and Accountancy 2
31059 Application of E-Tourism and GIS 2
31060 Managing Small Scale Enterprises in Tourism 1 3 45 120
For specialty in Entrepreneurship
6220 Management Consultancy Skills 2
6221 Managing Service Operations 2
6222 Big Data Analytics 2
6216 Project Management 1 3 45 120
Semester 4.1 Application Competencies 6999 Research Project 6
6223 Business Negotiating Skills 2 8 120 8 120
Semester 4.2 International Exposure 6999 Research Report 4
6224 International Business Practice – Case study 5 9 135 135 9 135
Total for Year 02 33 495
Total for MBA 66 990

 

Course Fee
AMOUNT (LKR)
MBS - 1 Year (Part Time) 300,000
MBA - 2 Years (Part Time) 600,000
TOTAL 600,000 LKR
Registration Fee -
10,000 LKR
Library Fee -
5000 LKR

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