Oxford College of Business 12-Month MBA, most sought after in the country

The MBA offered by Oxford College of Business (OCB) in affiliation with the Australian Institute of Business Administration (AIBA) is designed for those looking to take their career to the next level. People choose the 12 Month MBA at OCB for a variety of reasons. Some are looking for career progression, while others look to change industry or job function. Yet others come in search of the skills that will enable them to put their own business plan into practice. All are looking to position themselves for future advancement and success. Whatever your motivation, the AIBA-MBA at OCB will enhance your professional standing and transform your future. Students opting to join the 12 Month MBA at OCB should be: experienced, intellectually capable, determined and ambitious, culturally aware and possess potential leadership skills.

Class profile
Selection of students to follow the 12 Month MBA is carried out by AIBA's main campus in Adelaide. Once students submit their applications, all applications are scrutinized and assessed after which suitable students are accepted into the programme. Students will be eligible to join the AIBA-MBA at OCB if they possess any of the following criteria:

a. Degree from a recognized University plus 3 years of work experience
b. 5 years of managerial experience
The fact that all students are selected after a careful assessment in Australia has largely contributed to the high quality standards of the MBA offered at OCB.
Class of MBA 2010
Age range 28-55 years
Average managerial experience 5 years
Work experience range 4-18 years
GPA score range 6.5 - 5
Percentage of female students 28%
Nationalities represented 62
Percentage of international students 2%

How will the 12-Month MBA at OCB impact on your career?
MBA students at OCB seek and find careers that take them around the world and transform their working lives. How the programme impacts their career will depend on their past experiences, ambitions and what they want to achieve.

The 12 Month MBA is designed by AIBA with the objective where students at the end of the programme have a pragmatic sense of how they should apply what they learned into their career to reach greater milestones. Furthermore the fact that the faculty at OCB has industry experts from diverse business fields including finance, marketing, consulting, industry specialists, entrepreneurs and CEOs helps students in developing the skills they need to be an exceptional candidate for world-class recruiters. The MBA faculty for the 12 Month MBA at OCB are handpicked by AIBA academic team in Australia, where all facilitators need to have a minimum of an MBA with a high level of industrial experience to be accepted into the elite AIBA-MBA panel of lectures.

Applying what you study to real-life contexts is a key aspect of learning on the AIBA-MBA. This is highlighted by the project work conducted on the programme. While students have 11 modules to complete, they also have to submit their dissertation/thesis. They have to identify an industry related problem and recommend a solution with research work to back their solution. The thesis is tailor made to enable students develop the skill of "logic strategic decision making." The research work would mainly be based on gathering information through interviews, focus groups or surveys, share emerging findings and present a written thesis at the end of the project. The thesis enables students to apply their knowledge and expertise, and demonstrate the value of their MBA learnings. Many students describe this as the most valuable learning experience of the AIBA-MBA.

AIBA-MBA is a UGC Approved MBA in Sri Lanka
The fact that the AIBA MBA offered by Oxford College of Business is approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC) in Sri Lanka adds to the high standards of quality that Oxford College of Business proudly boasts about.

The AIBA-MBA has been rated among the best in the world which is the main reason why the MBA programme offered by AIBA is popular with students worldwide The Australian Institute of Business Administration (AIBA) MBA is a four star Postgraduate degree and recognized by authorities both locally and internationally:

  • UGC (University Grants Commission)- National accreditation body
  • IAU (International Association of Universities) -Worldwide accreditation body
  • AQF (Australian Qualification Framework) - Australian accreditation body
  • CRICOS (Commonwealth Register of Institutions and Courses for Overseas Students) -

Commonwealth/EU accreditation body This is an honour shared by only a few of the world's elite business schools around the world.

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