The Management & Science University (MSU) is one of Malaysia's top universities. It provides specialised programmes of studies in the areas of medicine, health sciences, business, management, information sciences, engineering, education and hospitality.
MSU gives priority to quality education and the importance of creative teaching methodologies towards producing quality graduates. Besides incorporating international exposure in the students' learning experience, extensive industrial training components are also blended into the programme of study to ensure graduate employability.
As one of Malaysia's top universities, MSU has received much recognition from the Malaysian and international independent bodies. It is rated as an "Excellent University" by the Ministry of Higher Education of Malaysia through a rating system done on all Malaysian universities. MSU is ranked one of the top five private universities in the world through an accreditation exercise by the Accreditation Services for International Colleges (ASIC), UK. It is also ranked as one of Malaysia's top five private universities through an establishment audit done by Ernst & Young.
MSU- MBA offers student an experiential learning in a cross-cultural communications, the opportunity to build a global network and the possibility to create future international career opportunities. In addition, students will have opportunities to develop management skills and techniques, to obtain strategic orientation and implement the strategies formulated. The MSU-MBA programme helps students to develop the skills in leadership, entrepreneurship, strategic management and decision making and trains them to become successful leaders in their area and entrepreneur thinker in the most competitive markets.
MSU-MBA recognises that today's global companies require managers with a broader outlook. Through its internationalization effort MSU attracts top students, employing faculty members with overseas experience and forming effective links with business.
During the MBA Studies you and your colleagues form bonds that will most probably stay forever, the outcome being, on top of everything else: "speaking the same language". This network will be fruitful throughout your working life and beyond, and often you will find your colleagues from the least expected corners of the world.
The MSU- MBA aims to build on the foundations of work experience and, by providing new skills and knowledge, to enable the student to make the transition to a higher level of responsibility.
The MSU- MBA provides sufficient knowledge to the student to understand the various facets of an organization so as to formulate successful strategies. It also instills a great deal of confidence.
The popularity of the MSU- MBA with employers is that it is a recognized 'currency' in the human resources marketplace. Employers know the value of the qualification and what they should be able to expect from an MBA. They also recognize the commitment shown by MSU- MBA students in investing heavily in their careers. Such candidates are likely to be dynamic self-starters who will be an asset to any organization.
There are a multitude of reasons why so many students now consider an MSU- MBA to be an integral step in their career paths. Just having an MSU- MBA can make the difference between a high-paying, high-power job.
Active Learning Exercises act as a basis for verbal analysis and discussion, allowing for a rich learning environment by integrating the "real" world into the classroom. They broaden students' understanding of issues by inviting them to think beyond the text material. New terms and concepts are defined in the margins to facilitate learning.
Thinking strategically, sections following the opening vignettes and cases provide thought-provoking questions and exercises which sharpen student's problem-solving abilities. Opening vignette is designed to illustrate the major issues found in each module with compelling real-world issues.
MSU has established collaborative educational links with a number of top overseas universities in UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand, Korea, Japan, Germany, Russia, China, and others.
The Postgraduate Student Exchange Programme is a means to provide international exposure to our postgraduate students. Through this programme, students will have the opportunity to develop an awareness and appreciation of other cultures, political and economic environments, and approaches of doing business.
Professors of the MSU- MBA are accomplished teachers who have also made significant contributions to the business world, both as academics and working professionals. They conduct research and published articles across a broad range of business and professional areas. They have also taught university-level business courses abroad, thus bringing their rich multi-cultural heritage to our country. Professors at MSU are rigorously selected worldwide from among the best consultants and professionals in their fields.
Until now, MSU graduates remain the popular choice among employers. A graduate tracer study conducted every year shows a ninety five per cent employability rate of graduates entering the working environment. This has, to a large extent, demonstrated the versatility of our programmes of study pursued by these students at MSU.
Students from Sri Lanka will now have the opportunity to savour MSU's quality education through its Colombo Campus. Visit MSU Colombo Campus at 371, R.A. De Mel Mawatha, Colombo 3 or call 257 6900/ 257 6644/ 257 6700/ 257 7266 for further enquiries or visit www.msu.edu.lk.