Temple_EMBA

Executive Master of Business Administration (TEACH-OUT BY 31 DEC 2020)

Introduction

If you are looking for an Executive MBA degree by just putting in time - look elsewhere.
An EMBA from The Fox School of Business will challenge you to engage in pertinent and timely debate on issues important to you as an executive. You'll see how management theories and research can be put to practical use in guiding your daily decisions. Your cohort will dive into case studies and use problem based learning concepts to best position your organization to meet the challenges of a global business environment.

Paris - Philadelphia - Singapore - Cali - Tokyo
Our students have the choice of taking the entire program in their home city OR choosing to go to one of the other 4 locations. One Program 5 Locations. Classes are taught live and in person by Temple faculty who travel around the world, researching and lecturing. You are assured of the same high standard that earned our EMBA a Top 15 ranking in the US.

The industry and management experience of our students is what sets us apart from the other Executive MBA (EMBA) programs. You'll learn from both faculty who are sought-after consultants and from seasoned business professionals who are your classmates. Small classes allow for maximum interaction with faculty and active study groups encourage collaboration and interaction among students.

The Fox Executive MBA lets you obtain an American degree, with minimal disruption to your work and family life. Our successful and flexible part time EMBA schedule of meeting only two weekends per month allows you to obtain the AACSB-accredited MBA degree within 16 months without missing work.

As a student in the Fox School of Business, you'll receive the personalized attention of a small program, yet the resources and services of a large institution. Our friendly and knowledgeable administrative staff and world renowned faculty will make your academic journey feel like you've become a part of a tight-knit community. At the same time you'll have access to the opportunities and prestige associated with one of the highest ranked, AACSB-accredited executive MBA programs (EMBA) in the world.

In the Fox Executive MBA (EMBA) you'll be challenged in the classroom to engage in pertinent and timely debate and discussion of issues important to your role as an executive. You'll see how management theories and research can guide you in your daily decisions and in best positioning your organization to meet the challenges of a global business environment. As we say, "Engage on Sunday; Apply on Monday." You’ll experience this phenomenon whether you attend our Singapore campus, our flagship in Philadelphia, our Japan campus or our global Executive MBA (EMBA) partner sites (Cali, Colombia or Paris, France).

Established in 1918, the Richard J. Fox School of Business and Management name was conferred in 1999. The School has a long history of innovation in education, introducing new curriculum and programs in advance of current business trends. Accreditation ensures that the school continually meets high standards in admissions policy, curricula, faculty, library and computer facilities, and educational innovation and technology.

The Fox School of Business and Temple University were first accredited to provide undergraduate education by AACSB International – Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business – in 1934. In 1942, the school added an MBA program. By 1970, when the MBA became a vital tool for career development, the program was already well-known in the region. The continued expansion and strengthening of the program led to its accreditation in 1973 by AACSB. The PhD program was established and accredited in 1976; the school now offers two PhD programs – in Business Administration and Statistics. The most recent reaffirmation of accreditation of the School was in 2015.

With over 52,000 graduates, two-thirds of whom live and work in the Philadelphia metropolitan area, the Fox School of Business is the primary source of management talent in the region. This important network of business associates continues to connect with the Fox School by mentoring and advising students; speaking at events; introducing employers to the school, resulting in internship, recruitment and hands-on learning opportunities; and providing financial support.

Course Delivery

This programme is available only in part-time mode and will take 16 months to complete. Students will be required to attend 4 full-day lessons a month over 2 consecutive weekends.

Course Structure:
Foundation Courses
Economic Environment Of The Enterprise (BA 5801)
Financial Information Reporting and Analysis (ACCT 5801)
Statistical Analysis for Management (STAT 5801)

Advanced Managerial Courses
Leading and Managing Teams and Individuals (HRM 5802)
Law and Ethics in the Enterprise (LGLS 5801)
Contemporary Corporate Strategy (GSM 5801)
Managing and Developing Human Capital in the Enterprise (HRM 5804)
Financing the Enterprise (FIN 5801)
Managing Information In The Enterprise (MIS 5801)
Managing Operations in the Enterprise (MSOM 5806)
Marketing Management In The Enterprise (MKTG 5801)
Negotiations (HRM 5113)
Enterprise Financial Management (FIN 5802)
Risk Management (RMI 5890)
Global Enterprise Management (BA 5804)
Strategy Formulation And Administration (Capstone) (BA 5851)
Module Synopses

Analyze real-world business problems as you develop a deeper understanding of micro- and macroeconomic issues. Examine the foundations of economic behavior of enterprises and consumers in such different market environments as open, monopolistic, an oligopolistic markets. Analyze the impact of government monetary and trade policies on business decisions and on economic measures including GNP, employment, and interest and exchange rates.

Learn accounting systems and financial information reporting procedures. Increase your comprehension of financial reports and of the practical applications of accounting theories and concepts through in-depth discussion of real-world situations involving revenue recognition, inventory valuation, intangible assets, and reporting for leases.

Explore the interpersonal dynamics of individuals and groups by learning to manage conflict, to listen effectively, to present yourself and your ideas to others, and to manage virtual employees. Use this knowledge to create cohesive teams collectively invested in reaching goals.

Develop greater confidence in managing situations where legal and ethical questions arise and where the right decision may not be the easy one to make. Discuss and gain insight into resolving complex issues, surveillance technology, environmental protection, workplace safety, whistle blowing and sexual harassment issues in other classical and digital enterprises.

Examine the concepts and analytical tools of strategic management. Enhance your ability to analyze an industry and develop relevant enterprise-level strategies. Focus on the role of the general manager in applying all concepts and tools. And learn to apply the tools of strategy formulation through the use of real-world case studies, individual papers, and group projects. (Prerequisites: Stat 5801, Econ 5801 and Acct 5801)

Increase your ability to manage people and to view human resources as integral to the total enterprise. Address practical issues of human resource management, such as planning and executing staffing strategies, maintaining influence in the organization, managing the multicultural work-force, managing programs for productivity improvement, and planning and managing the human side of organizational change.

Examine the economic and financial systems within which global corporations operate. Learn how recent technological and other changes in commercial banking, investment banking, and other financial institutions impact the corporation and how financial markets for equity, debt, and derivative instruments present opportunities and risks on a global scale. (Prerequisites: Stat 5801, Econ 5801 and Acct 5801)

This course analyzes the financial system within which business firms raise capital and manage assets. The course describes how recent technological and other changes in commercial banking, investment banking and other institutions impact the non-financial corporation; and how financial markets – for equity, and large derivative instruments – present opportunities and risks on a global scale.

Study the decision-making techniques applicable to quality improvement, project management, facilities planning, resource allocation, and the design of manufacturing and service systems. Learn to use software that will help you apply these techniques in areas such as supply chains, quality management, capacity planning, and resource allocation. (Prerequisite: Stat 5801)

Discover the strategic aspects of marketing within the context of the total enterprise. Analyze marketing management practices, organization, and decision-making through traditional and internet-based business case studies involving product development, segmentation, pricing, promotion, distribution, and implementation.

This course looks at how power, influence, and negotiation are related to effective leadership. Ethical and practical issues related to power and influence are discussed. You will also explore strategies for dealing with disputes and conflicts arising in organizations.

Gain an understanding of corporate finance, financial planning, stock and bond valuation, risk, short- and long-term financing, and the cost of capital. Learn to apply these principles by reviewing and integrating contemporary financial issues. (Prerequisite: Fin 5801)

Special topics in risk management and insurance. The course presents issues related to risk management in the international business environment, including current issues and trends.

Learn about multinational businesses and their strategies to gain competitive advantage in international markets. Develop analytical techniques for studying the problems facing multinational firms and for designing systems to manage multinational enterprises.

Participate in an integrative, interactive learning experience that examines the roles, functions, and skills of top-level executives. Focusing primarily on strategy implementation, integrate the knowledge and methods you’ve acquired in prior courses to analyze cases from the perspective of the chief executive. (Prerequisites: all MBA courses listed above).

Learn through case examples how to use statistics to help make better decisions in such areas as marketing, finance and management. Acquire descriptive and inferential techniques, such as regression analysis, and the ability to analyze data and to reach decisions using statistical computer software and Excel.

Course Availability

Intakes for the MBA programme are available once a year. All applications should be submitted to ERCI no later than 1 month before the commencement date.

Accreditation

The Executive Master of Business Administration program is fully accredited by The Association To Advance Collegiate (AACSB).

Entry Requirements

Ideally, you should hold a four-year bachelors degree (or its equivalent) and a minimum of 8 years work and 5 years managerial experience. Our Singapore cohorts have averaged 13 years of working experience.

Admission to the Executive MBA program is a competitive process in which your experience, aptitude, potential, and managerial skills are assessed. Enrollment is limited and participants are chosen based on their ability to bring unique skills and experiences to the cohort learning environment.

Selection Factors include:
  • Bachelor's Degree
  • College transcripts (degree and non-degree)
  • GPA of 3.0 (GMAT score may be submitted if GPA below 3.0)
  • Language proficiency of IETLS 7.5/TOEFL 600 (paper-based), 250 (computer) and 100 (iBT) required if undergraduate or graduate degree earned was not taught in English
  • Minimum age of 25
  • 8 years of working experience with 5 years of management experience preferred
  • Admission interview
  • Resume
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Application
  • Ability and motivation to participate in and contribute to a highly interactive, intense classroom work environment
  • Personal Goal Statement
Application Materials

Your application must include the items listed below. All required materials should be received by ERCi on or before the designated application deadline. The admission committee will not review incomplete applications.

  1. Formal Application
    A formal application will be provided by ERCi.
  2. Certified Transcripts
    Official transcripts from all colleges and universities in which you attended. The transcripts should include all course names and grades. Only transcripts that bear the seal, mark, or signature of an authorized official of the university where you earned your degree or have taken courses are acceptable. Once sealed, the envelopes must not be opened. All transcripts should be sent to the ERCi in Singapore. If your transcripts are not in English, you must submit both the official transcripts written in its original language and an English translation made by a professional translator. The translation must be in the same envelope and must be signed by the translator.
  3. Two Letters of Reference
    Professional references are preferred, though academic references are also acceptable. The person should be able to evaluate or assess the applicant’s on-the-job performance or academic abilities. Their input will be very valuable for the admissions process; therefore we recommend you carefully select individuals who know you well enough. Narrative letters to the admissions committee or Temple University reference forms are accepted. The forms can be requested from us. The letters of recommendation must be sent directly by your referee via email to or by post to the ERCi office in Singapore.
  4. Personal Leadership Essay
    An one-page personal essay is required. Please describe an incident from your personal experiences that typifies your definition of leadership. Specifically address ethics, diversity, collaboration and motivation. Please provide any additional information or material you would like to include, such as discussing any weaknesses or strengths that bear on your application.
  5. Statement of Goals
    Describe how you would expect to change over the course of the program. What personal and professional values and skills do you hope to acquire beyond the academic content? How will obtaining the degree help you achieve your career goals?
  6. Current Professional Resume
  7. Application Fee
  8. Digital passport sized photograph in jpg format
  9. Personal Interview
    Selected candidates will be scheduled for a personal interview with either a senior member of ERCi staff or faculty member of Temple University to complete the application assessment.
Graduation Requirements

Students must meet the attendance requirement of 80% and must successfully complete the stipulated modules.

Course Fees

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Fees Payable for Local Applicants

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