POST GRADUATE

MASTER OF
BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
(WITH SPECIALIZATION)

A flexible online programme that earns
you an international MBA with Specialization in just 16 months

CAMPUS: Online

DURATION:16 Months

CREDITS: 90 ECTS

ABOUT MBA

The Rushford Master of Business Administration (MBA) program in multiple areas of specialization is designed for graduates and working professionals who have the passion and commitment to succeed in the business world. Rushford Business School offers a self-paced learning environment that is built on the latest technology to bring students, faculty, mentors, and a variety of knowledge sourced together for a world-class learning experience. The Rushford MBA is a hands-on program in which a student is not only expected to master core fundamentals of business and management but also to develop key skills along the way that can be applied at the workplace in real-time. The different streams of specializations offered allows student to pursue courses that imparts knowledge and skills in a chosen area contributing directly to the student’s career development goals.

The Rushford MBA in multiple areas of specialization allows our graduates to specialize in a specific domain or industry and accelerate their professional aspirations through sheer knowledge, skills and wisdom building throughout the program.


Key Program Information

Cohort Commencement

01 May 2024

Last Date for Application Submission

18th July, 2024

Mode of Delivery

Online

Average Course Length

3 weeks

Commitment

12-15 hrs per week.

Programme Highlights

5 Days On-Campus Immersion Session

Leverage the opportunity to meet and interact with your fellow coursemates and Rushford faculty and also experience Rushford’s modern campus at Paris, France during the 5 day on-campus immersion.

Internationally Recognized MBA Degree

A Masters in Business Administration is considered a worthy investment for professionals in management domains seeking to fortify their business skills and get ahead in their career. An MBA is amongst the most sought after educational qualification across the world. This 16-month MBA in a chosen area of specialization, is conducted fully online and is awarded by Rushford Business School. By default, this MBA is also awarded with a WES approved, UK Ofqual regulated Level 7 Diploma in Executive Management.

Choice of Multiple Areas of Specialization

Students have the option to choose from up to 12 areas of specialization to pursue their MBA in, depending upon individual interest and scope for career progression. These include Marketing, Finance, Human Resource Management, Logistics & Supply Chain Management, Strategic Management, Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Real Estate Management, Hospitality & Tourism Management, Health Economics, Healthcare Leadership, Clinical Research Management and Sustainability, Energy and Environment.

Opportunity to Work on a Capstone Project

Regardless of the area of specialization every student is required to work on a Capstone project that forms an integral part of the program curriculum. The Capstone project is a practicum component requiring students to develop practical solutions to real-world business problems in their chosen area of specialization.

Practical Exposure Through Hands-on Learning

Various courses are accompanied by case reviews and simulations in which students are given a situation that they must resolve based on what is learnt in the program and individual experience. This helps students understand how a situation may unfold in the real world and prepares them to make the right decisions.

Alumni Status of an International Business School

Upon successful completion of the program, get awarded with the same MBA and gain the same Alumni status as Rushford’s regular on-campus students.

Flexible and Engaging Pedagogy

Learn from a variety of resources such as video lectures, reading materials, podcasts, simulations, and multiple choice test questions that are designed to impart a deep understanding of the material. While students can consume the learning materials at their own pace, students are also offered assignments and projects to help apply the learnings and deepen their understanding of the subject matter.

CURRICULUM

CORE COURSES - 48 ECTS ( 4 ECTS per Course )

  • Managerial Economics
  • Managerial Skills
  • Accounting for Financial Reporting
  • Accounting for Managerial Decisions
  • Cutting Edge Leadership
  • Financial Management
  • Operations Management: Productivity & Quality
  • International Business Environment
  • Leadership and Managing Human Capital
  • Marketing Management
  • Business Statistics
  • Sales Management

CORE ELECTIVES (Choose any 3) - 12 ECTS ( 4 ECTS per Course )

  • Business Law
  • Business Analytics
  • Strategic Management: Integrating the Enterprise
  • Organisational Behaviour

SPECIALIZATION AREA AND COURSES - 16 ECTS

Clinical Research Management

  • Introduction to Clinical Trialsies
  • Roles & Responsibilities
  • Conduct of a Clinical Trial
  • Project Management (Based on PMBOK)
  • Clinical Project Management Overview
  • Business Development

Entrepreneurship and Innovation

  • Open Innovation and its Impact on Business and Society
  • Venture Capital Financing
  • Pricing on Value
  • Strategic Management (Entrepreneurship & Innovation)
  • Creating a Successful New Venture
  • Attributes of the Professional Director

Finance

  • Investments
  • Corporate Investment Management
  • Securities Analysis
  • Hedge Fund Management
  • Capital Markets Personalized
  • International Banking
  • Portfolio Management

Health Economics

  • Introduction to Health Economics
  • Economics and Health Policy Analysis
  • Economic Evaluation in Healthcare
  • Globalisation and Healthcare
  • Economic and Business Decision Techniques
  • Econometrics
  • Financial Management and Decision making in Healthcare
  • Econometrics for Healthcare (Data Envelopment Analysis)
  • Health Expenditure and Economic Performance
  • Big Data and Machine Learning in Health Economics

Healthcare Leadership

  • Introduction to Health Economics
  • Economics and Health Policy Analysis
  • Globalisation and Healthcare
  • Global Population Health
  • Health Protection & Promotion
  • Digitisation in Healthcare (e-Health)
  • Economic & Business Decision Techniques
  • Econometrics for Healthcare (Data Envelopment Analysis)
  • Big Data and Machine Learning in Health Economics
  • Financial Management & Decision Making in Healthcare

Hospitality and Tourism Management

  • Hotel Management Fundamentals
  • Marketing Hotels
  • Event Management
  • Tourism Marketing
  • Tourism and Hospitality Operations Management
  • Branding and Product Specialization in Hotels
  • Practical Pricing & Revenue Management
  • Hospitality and Gastronomy
  • Tourism, Hospitality and Law

Human Resource Management

  • Principles of Human Resource Management
  • Human Resource in International Business
  • Performance Management and Reward
  • Managing People
  • Business Ethics
  • Talent Management
  • Change Management
  • Leadership Management
  • Negotiation and Bargaining
  • Diversity Management

Logistics and Supply Chain Management

  • Fundamentals of Logistics and Supply Chain
  • International Logistics
  • Distribution and Freight Logistics
  • Supply Chain Modelling and Design
  • Risk Analysis and Assessment
  • Procurement Management
  • Humanitarian Logistics Personalized
  • Lean Logistics

Marketing

  • Marketing Strategy
  • Global Branding Strategies
  • Role of Salesperson
  • Pricing
  • Marketing Research
  • Consumer Behaviour

Real Estate Management

  • Real Estate Economics
  • Sustainability in Real Estate
  • Capital Markets
  • Investment Property Valuation
  • Property Transactions
  • Property Performance Analysis
  • Retail Real Estate Investment

Strategic Management

  • The Nature of Strategic Management
  • Strategic Formulation
  • Strategy Implementation
  • Global Strategies
  • Innovation and Strategy
  • Global Branding Strategies

Sustainability, Energy and Environment

  • Economic Analysis of Energy Sector
  • Energy and Sustainable Business
  • Enterprise & Circular Economy
  • Sustainability Entrepreneurship & Innovation
  • Government and Environmental Policy

CAPSTONE PROJECT (IN AREA OF SPECIALIZATION) - 14 ECTS

PROGRAMME INFORMATION

ELIGIBILITY

  • Bachelors’s or an equivalent academic title in any discipline from a recognized College/University with a minimum overall score of 55% (GPA 2.0 on a 4.0 point scale) or higher.
  • English Proficiency - Medium of instruction in during school and graduation should be English

Application Process

  • Speak to our academic counsellors to gain a deeper understanding of the program and how it could contribute to your career aspirations.
  • Ensure that your documents, specifically pertaining to educational qualifications and professional work experience as applicable is validated by our counsellors.
  • Complete the Online Application Form.
  • Confirm your Admission by making a Down Payment or remitting the applicable program fee. Making a Down Payment allows you to confirm your offer acceptance while you seek financial assistance from loan partners.

FEES

TOTAL PROGRAM FEE – INR 4,00,000 (all inclusive) / USD 4800
Total Fee
(for 16 months)
Instalment Structure
(Payable per 6 months)
Downpayment
Programme Fee INR 4,00,000 / USD 4800 Inst 1 - INR 2,50,000 / USD 3000
Inst 2 - INR 1,50,000 / USD 1800
INR 25,000
Upfront Payment Discount INR 40,000 / USD 450 -- --
Net Payable Total Fee INR 3,60,000 / USD 4350 INR 4,00,000 / USD 4800 INR 25,000

Upon successfully submitting the online Application form, make a downpayment of INR 25000 to confirm your admission and call +91 81300 38548 to know more potential loan/financial assistance options that you may want to consider!

Upon successful completion of the evaluation requirements of the program, candidates will be conferred with 'Master of Business Administration' by Rushford Business School.

Accreditations & Memberships

EduQua Certified

Rushford is certified by EduQua, which is an agency of the Swiss government that monitors the quality of higher education institutions in Switzerland.

AACSB Member

AACSB International is a global association of leaders in education and business dedicated to supporting and advancing quality

5 Star QS Rating

Rushford has received an overall rating of 4 stars in the QS Stars rating system, with 5 stars in online learning and teaching.

UN PRME Member

PRME equips today's business students with the understanding and ability to deliver change tomorrow.

Member of Accreditation Council for Business Schools & programmes

Member of Business Graduates Association

Educational Member of International Accreditation Council for Business Education

My mentor helped me see new perspectives in solving business problems and rightly guided me all along until the completion of my program.

Santosh Shreshta
MBA Finance

The experience, training and knowledge I gained was key to improving my personal skills and enriching my professional and training project.

Sol Vega Maria Farfan
MBA Real Est. Mgmt.

Half of my learning was a result of my mentor helping me to see the contrasts and similarities between what I was studying in class versus what happened in the real world.

Giridhara N.
MBA - Real Est. Mgmt.

I am working as joint managing director in Aquatek Sanitary Fittings Pvt Ltd. I have learnt a lot about the market flow and it helps me to understand the need of the market.

Deepak Kumar
MBA - Marketing

The contents and curriculum are at par with the global reputed universities like Oxford and Cambridge. Joining Rushford was the best decision for me.

Rohit Panish
MBA

ABOUT RUSHFORD

Rushford Business School is an EduQua certified business school in Switzerland. The b-school houses students from over 45 countries across its 2 campuses. Founded with a vision to truly partner with students in their learning journey, Rushford has adopted three key strategies to enable its vision: modern governance, contemporary and research-oriented education, and skill building. The school’s main language of instruction in English, with regional language taught to help integrate learners in local workforce. With its modern infrastructure, strategic campus locations and pragmatic outlook, the School is committed to build socially responsible and creative future leaders with global mindset and internationally employable future skillsets.

FAQ

The admissions are purely based on merit substantiated by the transcripts of Bachelor’s degree and there are no entrance exams to qualify for admissions into the MBA program.

  • Copy of highest qualification (e.g., degree certificate)
  • Copy of transcripts/marks sheets
  • Copy of Experience Certificates as Applicable
  • Curriculum Vitae (CV)
  • Proof of identity/citizenship, e.g., copy of passport or national ID card
  • Scanned passport size photo
  • English language test results (if applicable)

The certificate awarded only will mention the program of study and is of the similar content and format as the certificate being awarded to the regular on campus students.

Study time differs from candidate to candidate, depending upon individual’s academic ability and learning style. As a general guide, it is recommended to provision for about 12 to 15 hours of study per week, especially in the first year which involves coursework. Students who develop an effective learning style may require less effort to complete the prescribed curriculum. In the subsequent years the effort requirement would be commensurate with the extent of research being pursued.

Candidates will be provided access to the learning management system where all relevant study materials, tests and assignments will be posted. In addition, based on the chosen program of study there may be additional resources available.

To participate in our online learning program, all you need is a device with an internet connection such as a laptop, desktop, or tablet. As long as you have access to the internet, you can log in to our platform from anywhere and participate in the course material at your own pace.

The program fee includes your academic content and delivery including all live and synchronous sessions, online learning materials, videos, case studies, class exercises, simulations, assessment charges and the 5 Days On-Campus Immersion at Paris, France.

You may choose to opt out of this program and request for a refund any time before commencement vide an email. Your refund will be processed after deduction of processing charges. No refund request will be considered or processed, once the cohort commences and any amount paid will be forfeited.

5 days of on-campus immersion is an integral part of this programme. While the academic component including related sessions and activities are included in the program fee, the actual travel-related expense as well as the lodging and boarding charges during your period of stay as applicable, will need to be borne by you.

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