Master of Management

Programme Synopsis

The objectives of the Master of Management are to:

  • Identify and develop critical success factors of successfully managed excellent organisations
  • Integrate your managerial knowledge to manage your organisations more efficiently and effectively
  • Develop your analytical and decision-making skills in your professional development.

In the highly competitive business environment, business organisations need people with managerial talents and skills to better manage their organisations more efficiently and effectively.

Managerial competences are prerequisites of successful and excellent organisations today in the knowledge based economy of the information millennium.

The OUM Master of Management programme is designed to provide you with highly commendable managerial skills and competences to enhance your managerial career and professional development.

Programme Director


Name : AP DR NORJAYA BINTI MOHD YASIN
Tel (Office) : 603 89135521
Email : norjaya@oum.edu.my

Normal Entry

Bachelor degree in any field with a minimum CGPA of 2.50 or equivalent as accepted by Senate; OR
Bachelor degree in any field with CGPA less than 2.50, can be accepted with a minimum of 5 years working experience.

OR

APEL Admission

The candidate should be more than 30 years of age in the year of application; AND
STPM / Recognised Diploma / A-Levels / Equivalent; AND
Relevant work experience / prior experiential learning; AND
Pass the APEL Assessment (Aptitude Test, Portfolio & Interview) conducted by OUM

* Registration Fee and Matric Card included into 1st semester

Year 1 Year 2 Grand Total
Sem 1 Sem 2 Sem 3 Sem 4 Sem 5 Sem 6
RM 4,914 RM 4,914 RM 4,914 RM 4,914 RM 1,638 RM 1,638 RM 22,932

(Subject to change)


Discount for Physically Disabled and Senior Citizens

This discount is applicable to:

  • Senior citizen at the age more than 60 years on the registration date - 50%
  • Administration fee will be charged (RM350 for Undergraduate & RM500 for Postgraduate)
  • Physically disabled learners or “Orang Kelainan Upaya” (OKU) – 50%



Note

  • Minimum payment: RM1000 for Any Postgraduate clustermes
  • The University reserves the right to revise the fees without prior notice.
  • An administrative charges of RM250 per semester is applicable for extension of Masters Project.
  • Financial Options: EPF (account 2), Study Loan from commercial banks, Easy and Flexible Installment Scheme (0% interest) , HRDF Fund.
  • Repeat candidate (regardless the status) will have to pay 100% fee per credit except cash discount for early settlement.
  • Payment Modes: Internet Banking, Credit Card, Debit Card, Postal/Money Order.
  • The total fees quoted are based on the minimum expected period to successfully complete the clusterme.
Core Courses
Subject Name Credit Hours
Organization & Business Management
This course is an introduction to key concepts in management and organization theory. Its goal is to enable learners to understand the manager's role, constraints, leverages and opportunities within complex organisations. It stresses the use of behavioural science based on research and the formulation of systematic diagnoses, which in turn will lead to specific courses of action.

The purpose of the course is to introduce the learner to the different aspects of organisational business management as a clear understanding of management approaches is critical to effectively manage an organisation. This course takes the perspective of a manager who needs to plan, organise, lead and control.
3
Information Technology for Managers
This course will discuss on organization and management, elements and infrastructure of Information Technology, Information System, types of computer based Information System and Organizational Information System used in organizational management. The concepts of knowledge management for building an effective Information System for digital firm also will be highlighted.
3
Human Resource Management
This course emphasises a pragmatic approach to the study of managing human resources. Common themes include human resource management potential link to contribute to organisational success and employee well-being and the relationships that exist between employers and employees. This course explores the role of human resource managers and provides a comprehensive foundation to managing human resources for non-human resource managers.
3
Marketing Management
The course will cover the major aspects of marketing decision-making: role of marketing in business organisations; analysis of marketing opportunities; development of marketing strategies; and implementation and control of marketing efforts. The course is interactive in nature, involving discussions, case analysis and assignments.
3
Organisational Behaviour
This course provides an overview in understanding people at their work place. It discusses a systematic approach to understanding the actions and attitudes of people that take place in organizations by using organisational behavior theories and models. This course also discusses on the individual differences and personality, perceptions, motivation and its relationship with rewards, teams and groups, different types of power, conflict and negotiations, organisational design and structure and culture in an organisation.
3
Research Method
This course focuses on the research elements, components, and processes in scientific research, its purpose and importance. Various types of research, characteristics of scientific research, methods of reasoning, and hypothetic-deductive method are discussed. Formulating research problems, research objectives, theoretical framework, hypothesis, research design, data collection methods, scale and measurements, reliability and validity, data analysis methods, report writing and presentation are discussed.
3
Strategic Management
This course focuses on formulating and implanting short and long-term strategies. As in most private and public organizations, policies and strategies are formulates and implanted in a multi-faceted global environment of social, political, economics, and legal entities. The main purpose of this course is to develop a conceptual framework of ?general management?s perspective? on strategic thinking and direction in formulating policies and strategies. Students will be introduced to the latest application managerial tools and techniques that should be utilized in assisting the decision-making process. Focus would also be made to evaluate the impact of situations and implications to the total enterprise.
3
Advanced Corporate Communication
A well-conceived communication strategy will enhance company sales or branding, improve profitability and also help advance the practitioners’ careers. As a sub-discipline of strategic management, this course is designed to prepare learners as communications professionals participating in the development of corporate events, image, the collaborative efforts affecting media strategies and how corporate identity can be managed. Learners will also learn to design communication strategies that are align with the organisation’s goals to meet the expectations of both external clients and internal staff. The course also discusses issues on the relationship between ICT platforms, technology revolutions and its implications on corporate disclosure in the information age.
3
Organizational Development and Change
This course attempts to explain an in-depth study of organization-wide interventions designed to develop the organization and to implement change in the organization. Tools and alternatives for developing and improving the organization from a holistic management approach are discussed in this course. This course also explores the organization development consultant?s role as a change agent.
3
Leadership
The aim of the course is to expose students on managerial leadership in formal organizations. It focuses on the building of necessary skills that are vital for effective leadership. Different types of leadership, their effectiveness and challenges, are discussed. At the end of the course, students will be able to differentiate the different types of leadership characteristics and apply them in different situations in the organization.
3
Ethics for Managers
This course is intended to help managers recognize and think through ethical issues when they arise, and to contribute to their overall knowledge of the management process. The honesty, integrity, and good will of those who manage an organization set the stage for effective and profitable results.
3
International Business Management
This course is designed to give students a fundamental understanding of the environment in which international business operates and of the business practices required to compete successfully in global markets. A secondary goal for this course is for students to develop the basic decision-making skills associated with managing different aspects of international business. In order to facilitate these goals, students will be exposed to a variety of information and experience through readings in the text, articles on international business, international data bases, business cases, and a group project based on a global business situation.
3
Master's Project
Subject Name Credit Hours
Master’s Project 6
TOTAL CREDIT HOURS 42

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