Detailed info on MBA, MM & MPA

The Master Degree Courses

UC Course Code Course Name
723AL Master of Business Administration
734 AB Master of Management
737 AC Master of Public Administration
COVOCATION PICS WITH HM

His Majesty the King and Her Majesty the Queen with the Master’s Graduates (First Cohort during the 17th Convocation; 26th August, 2013)

IMPORTANT NOTE: Applications will be processed as and when received. Late applicants may not be entertained if the course intake is fulfilled before the last deadline. SO, HURRY UP!!!

IMPORTANT DEADLINE FOR THE RGoB scholarship APPLICANTS FROM THE CIVIL SERVICE:

  1. Applications to reach Agency-2nd January, 2014
  2. Agency to submit to RCSC-9th January, 2014
  3. Shortlist announcement (RCSC website)-14th January, 2014
  4. Viva Voce-22nd January, 2013

(1) Master of Business Administration

The Master of Business Administration will be based on coursework where University of Canberra Professors will present intensive lectures at RIM. It is designed to enable practicing managers and other professionals to transfer learning immediately to the workplace. The broad aim of the course is to offer individuals aspiring general management or senior functional management roles the opportunity to develop competencies of enterprises.

ELIGIBILITY & ADMISSION CRITERIA

Applicants must have a degree or equivalent as approved by the University of Canberra Admissions Committee and at least 2 years of relevant work experience or equivalent prior to admission. Applicants must also have English Language Standard of IELTS score of 6.0 across all band levels.

Applicants with RIM PG diploma or equivalent will be given credit for stage I.

THE COURSE WILL BE CONDUCTED AT Royal Institute of Management, Thimphu, BHUTAN

COURSE STRUCTURE

STAGE I

PG Diploma – 6 Units= 12 credit points

STAGE II

Masters – 8 Units = 24 credit points

MASTER OF BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION COURSE OUTLINE

Stage I

  1. Introduction to Management
  2. Economics for Managers
  3. Politics and Democracy
  4. Human Resource Management
  5. Public Financial Management
  6. Research Methodology
Royal Institute of Management Postgraduate certificate in management or Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration or Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management
Stage II

  1. International Business
  2. Marketing
  3. Statistical Analysis and Decision Making
  4. Strategic Management
  5. Business Finance
  6. Gross National Happiness (GNH)
  7. Organization Behaviour
  8. Accounting for Managers
  9. Economics for Managers
  10. Policy report
  11. Elective
University of Canberra course

(2) Master of Management

The Master of Management is designed to provide managers and those who will become managers with the necessary skills to be effective in the rapidly changing context of work and organisations. It allows for a solid theoretical and professional foundation in strategically managing human and physical resources. The course expands on professional development in key areas, including marketing, human resource management, strategic planning, finance systems and leadership and areas of interest or professional need. The course is suitable for managers or intending managers seeking an upgrade of their managerial skills for improved efficiency or promotion.

Stage I

  1. Introduction to Public Administration
  2. Organization Behaviour
  3. Economic Principles
  4. Politics and democracy
  5. Human resource Management
  6. Public Financial Management
Royal Institute of Management Postgraduate certificate in management or Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration or Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management
Stage II

  1. 6261 Marketing G (3cp)
  2. 6277 Strategic Management PG (3cp)
  3. 6267 Managing Change and Innovation PG(3cp)
  4. 6426 Governance in Business and Government PG (3cp)
  5. 7777 Organisational Performance G (3cp)
  6. 8557 Policy Report PG (6 cr pts)
  7. 8993 Gross National Happiness G
University of Canberra Course

(3) Master of Public Administration

The Master of Public Administration focuses on the effective leadership of public organisations. Given current trends in government, the focus is increasingly placed on the role of the manager. This course will develop core skills in the theory and practice of modern public management; in critical thinking, interpreting data, communication, leadership and teamwork.

The Programme Structure

The Programme structure for the Master of Management and Master of Public Administration is as following:

Stage I

  1. Introduction to Public Administration
  2. Organization Behaviour
  3. Economic Principles
  4. Politics and democracy
  5. Human resource Management
  6. Public Financial Management
Royal Institute of Management Postgraduate certificate in management or Postgraduate Diploma in Public Administration or Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Management
Stage II

  1. 8558 Public Administration at the Interface PG (3cp)
  2. 6268 Public Policy PG (3cp)
  3. 6267 Managing Change and Innovation PG(3cp)
  4. 6426 Governance in Business and Government PG (3cp)
  5. 7777 Organisational Performance G (3cp)
  6. 8557 Policy Report PG (6cp)
  7. 8993 Gross National Happiness G
University of Canberra Course

 

Duration of the Programs

All MBA, MPA and MM Stage II can be completed within a year. PGDM Foundation Course (Stage I) can be completed within twelve months.

Programme Details:

Further details of the programmes is available at the University of Canberra website: http://www.canberra.edu.au/courses/index.cfm

Unit Details:

Unit details for the stage II is also available at the University of Canberra website:http://www.canberra.edu.au/courses/index.cfm

Policies:Unless otherwise stated, the policies guiding the programmes will be those of the University of Canberra. The UC Policy Documents Database is available at: http://www.canberra.edu.au/uc/policies/acad/acpol.html/

Eligibility

Direct Entry to Stage II:

  • A Bachelors Degree with at-least two years of work experience for MM and MPA; or
  • RIM Postgraduate (PG) Diploma or equivalent

Pathway for Fresh Graduates

  • (Tentative) PGDM Foundation Course (Stage I, 12months duration) leading to Master Degree Entry (Stage II)

Applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency. IELTS score of 6.0 or certificate of language proficiency will be necessary.

Student Exchange/Credit Transfer

Opportunity exists for a certain number of students to study in either location (UC Bruce Campus or RIM/ Bhutan) to enter an Exchange Program to study up to a maximum of 3 units at the partner institution. However, such candidates will have to bear the costs of travel and their stay in either places. Any additional candidates exceeding the “certain number” will have to bear the tuition cost prevalent at UC.

Academic Standard

Both MPA and MM Degrees are awarded by University of Canberra (UC), Australia. The quality and standards of the MBA, MPA and MM programs delivered in the RIM will be the same as offered in UC campus in Australia.

Further information

For inquiries on the programs, please contact the following officials:

  1. Information relating to MBA, MM & MPA programs: Chandra Kumar, Focal Person
    Telephone No. +975-2-351013/14 (Ext.168); Mobile: +975-17588485
    e-mail:
    mpa@rim.edu.bt or mm@rim.edu.bt o
    r chandra_kumar_karariya@rim.edu.bt
  2. Information relating to admissions:
    Thinley Namgyal, Registrar
    Telephone No. +975-2-351013/14; mobile: +975-17681660
    e-mail: registration@rim.edu.bt or thinley_namgyal@rim.edu.bt