Asia Co-operation Dialogue

Asia Cooporation Dialogue

The Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) was created in 2002 to promote Asian cooperation at a continental level, helping to integrate the previously separate regional organizations of political or economical cooperation such as ASEAN, SAARC or the Gulf Cooperation Council. A few individuals see it as a precursor to an "Asian Union".

ACD comprises of 31 countries : Bahrain, Bangladesh, Brunei Darussalam, Bhutan, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Republic of Korea, Kuwait, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Mongolia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Oman, Qatar, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates and Vietnam, Tajikistan and Uzbekistan.

Member countries have proposed to be prime movers in 19 areas of cooperation and e-Education prime mover is assigned to Malaysia.

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Asia e Univesity

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Major step towards ACD cooperation is the establishment of Asia e University (AeU), an initiative of Malaysia, as prime mover for e-education. With the support of the 31 ACD member countries as confirmed by the Islamabad, Doha and Seoul ministerial meetings, AeU works in collaboration with Asian Institutions of Higher Learning in providing academic programmes drawing on the collective expertise and prestige of member institutions through collective and strategic links.

Besides focusing on providing programmes and products that are of quality, affordable, accessible, and marketable; AeU is also proposing to be a facilitator for the mutual accreditation and recognition of degrees and academic programmes among Asian HEIs.

The university already operates more than 60 active learning centers in India and runs programmes in Vietnam, Indonesia, Saudi Arabia and Bahrain in addition to Malaysia.

AeU is accredited by The Association of Commonwealth Universities.

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AeU School of Management

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The School of Management has the vision to be the innovative School of Management Through Asian-Global Business Education Initiatives and Networked Learning.

SOM offers undergraduate, graduate and post graduate programmes in business and management, carefully designed with professional bodies and industry players in response to the dynamic business, economic, social and technology environment particularly in the Asian Region.

As a result, SOM’s programmes overwhelmingly attract the middle and senior managers of various major industries including the Banking and Financial services, Automobile, Oil and Gas, Logistics, Information and Communication, Business Consultancies and Entrepreneurs.

School of Management

Master of Business Administration (MBA)

The AeU MBA enhances management and critical decision making skills that managers need to function effectively in an organization. This is key in handling current volatile economic conditions that requires agility and strategic problem solving. This programme's core subjects and specialisation areas will guide aspiring managers through rapid career growth.

  • One of the few fully accredited MBA part time programmes in the region.
  • The flexible schedule and supportive environment provides the ideal platform for busy professionals to complete the MBA.
  • Can opt to do the core subjects with 4 electives or with 1 specialisation area.
  • Modular programme structure which facilitates the new entrants at the beginning of each new module.

MBA is fully accredited programme by Malaysian Qualifications Agency (MQA), Ministry of Higher Education.

MQA Accreditation Malaysian Qualification Register

AeU MBA with Asian College of Management

Asian College of Management established with The vision of offering superior knowledge enhancement opportunities by blending theory with practicality at an affordable price is the exclusive partner for the fully accredited MBA programme.

Learning Objectives

  • Prepare students for advancement to take in senior management and leadership roles.
  • Successfully apply advanced tools for intelligent & rational decision making in a variety of settings.
  • Provide students with content thereby building competencies that will support their development as effective managers.
  • Promote overall understanding and ability to apply skills on complex problem-solving, decision- making and in the application of modern strategic management methods.

Asia e University is recognized by the University Grants Commission of Sri Lanka.

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Programme Facts - Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Full Time

x

Part Time

Nature

Modular Form

Duration

18 Months

Nature of Delivery

Ten to fifteen interactive sessions supplemented by original text books & e-learning

No of subjects

11 + Project Paper

Assessments

Assignments x 2

60%

Examination

40%

Credits

Core subjects

21

Electives

15

Project Paper

6

Total Credits

42

Programme Facts - Executive Master of Business Administration (EMBA)

Full Time

x

Part Time

Nature

Modular Form

Duration

12 Months

Nature of Delivery

Ten interactive sessions supplemented by original text books & e-learning

No of subjects

10

Assessments

Assignments x 2

60%

Examination

40%

MBA

Executive MBA

Core Subjects

Core Subjects

Marketing Management

Marketing Management

International Business

International Business

Managerial Economics

Managerial Economics

Accounting and Finance for Managers

Managerial Accounting

Managing People in Organizations

Organisational Behaviour

Strategic Management-Asian Business

Strategic Management

Supply Chain Management

Supply Chain Management

Project Management

Project Management

Business Statistics

Quantitative Methods and Decision Analysis

Business Informatics

Financial Management

Quality and Change Management

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Project Paper

Managing People in Organisations

This subject aims to enhance students’ understanding of the context and the dynamics of running a business organization in the current global, competitive and changing environment. It seeks to address organizational management issues and roles managers and entrepreneurs should play. The focus is to understand the dynamics of organizational functioning and comprehend the impacts it has on organizational behaviour, corporate culture, psychology of its people and how best these should be managed to derive desired synergy.

Marketing Management

This subject is designed to make students familiar with the range of decisions in strategic marketing management and planning and to develop skills in using a variety of analytical framework for making decision. It is also expected to develop the students skills in planning a variety of marketing management tools, ranging from new product entry strategy to international market product life cycle management and strategy.

Accounting and Finance for Managers

This subject is a combined module on basic topics in Management Accounting and Corporate Finance. It seeks to expose students to the functions and principles accounting and finance and their applications in managerial decisions. It focuses on understanding basic but major issues related to concepts, theories, techniques and practical problems of management accounting and corporate finance – from entrepreneurial perspective. Topics include costing and cost control, budgeting, short term financial decision making, financial markets, financial statement analysis, financial planning and forecasting, concepts and application of risk and return and time value of money in assets valuation and capital budgeting.

Managerial Economics

This subject is designed to enable students to understand a range of models and concepts for analysis of business activity and decision making pertaining to the operations of market economy. The subject provides understanding of both microeconomics and macroeconomics environment which affect business decision making by managers.

Business Statics

This subject seeks to expose students to statistical knowledge which can aid managers solve real business problems. It focuses on gathering and processing of data, analysis and interpretation of information on problems related to businesses, industries, employees and consumers. Students will learn the concepts, how to apply techniques to collect and process data and interpret results of statistical analysis.

Business Informatics

This course aims to provide students with a broader knowledge and management background on ICT for business organizations and society. Topics are designed to assist students developing a concrete knowledge foundation in ICT, state-of-the-art methods and supporting technologies as well as to demonstrate to learners the applicability of ICT in daily management activities. The course will also cover some concepts, framework on ICT management that is currently available in the industry.

Supply Chain Management

The objective of this subject is to develop an understanding of key drivers of supply chain performance and their inter-relationships with strategy and other functions of the company such as marketing, manufacturing and accounting. The subject covers the major issues in SCM, including definition of a supply chain, role of inventory, advanced production-inventory models, supply contracts, bullwhip effect and information sharing, vendor-managed inventories and other distribution strategies, third-party logistics providers, managing product variety, information technology, SCM and international business.

Financial Management

This subject will expose students to the basic principles of financial management and its application in managerial financial decisions. Its structure will emphasize on the scope of corporate finance which include financial markets, financial statement analysis, financial planning and forecasting, profile of risk and return, time value of money, valuation of shares and bonds, capital budgeting and risk management.

Project Management

Objectives of this subject is to provide the student with greater understanding of analytical skills for solving problems in project management, to learn mathematical models which aid in decision making process and to develop critical thinking and knowledge in project management's theory and practices. Student also will learn how to use software packages in project management practices.

Quality and Change Management

In the midst of uncertainty in today's business environment, organizations are continuously implementing change that would yield benefits. Companies have to learn how to change and sustain change in their organizations as part of a continuous process of improvement, renewal and transformation. In recent years, many companies began introducing new initiatives in areas such as Total Quality, Business Process Re-engineering (BPR) and Continuous Improvement in bringing about change in order to provide product or service and business performance.

International Business

This subject discusses the overall global environment impacting on businesses and the strategies used by companies around the globe in encountering the situation and dynamic changes faced. Discussion also includes topics like industry analysis, strategy formulation, and strategy implementation.

Strategic Management – Asian Business

This subject discusses the overall global business environment (macro level) and factors impacting on competition and strategies used by companies around the globe to cope with the situation especially in the context of doing business in Asia and the Pacific Region. It is specifically focused on the analysis of internal and external environmental factors and how these factors influence the analysis, formulation, development, adoption and execution of strategies to maintain competitive advantage especially those doing business in Asian countries. Discussion also includes topics such as industry analysis, strategy formulation, and strategy implementation with specific reference to managing business operations in Asian countries.

Project Paper

All participants upon successfully completing all subjects are required to use all the knowledge gained and submit a research proposal which after approval will enable them to write a dissertation. The dissertation will be up to 10,000 words and equivalent to two subjects. It is expected to be completed within a maximum period of three months. A supervisor will be assigned to each candidate depending on the area selected.

All participants upon successfully completing all subjects are required to use all the knowledge gained and submit a research proposal which after approval will enable them to write a dissertation. The dissertation will be up to 10,000 words and equivalent to two subjects. It is expected to be completed within a maximum period of three months.

A supervisor will be assigned to each candidate depending on the area selected.

Asia e University MQA fully accredited MBA programme is delivered in Sri Lanka by the Asian College of Management (Private) Limited under the exclusivity agreement with AeU through Phoenix School of Business (Private) Limited.

Each subject will be completed within a minimum of 30 contact hours in approximately ten three hour lectures. The students will be completing two subjects in approximately eight weeks followed by the examination in the nineth week. Students can enroll every two months according to this rolling model.

Day

Saturday, and on Mercantile Holidays

Time

8.00am to 2.30pm

Assesments

Assignment 1

30%

Assignment 2

30%

Final Examination

40%

Each assignment can be an individual assignment, group assignment, computer simulated exercise (based on Microsoft Project, SPSS) or a class room based time constrained business simulation or a case study.

Final examination is a time constrained three hour assessment and the nature of questions and the choice could vary depending on the subject.

Grading System

Grade Points

A student's performance in a subject is reflected by the grade received.

Passing Grade

The general passing grade in all subjects is a B and above.

Accumulating Point

The points are counted by taking the total credit hours for a particular subject and multiplying it with the grade received for a particular subject.

The total point is the total of all points accumulated by a student from all subjects taken.

Calculating the GPA and CGPA

The Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) is defined as the total grade point accumulated divided by the total credit hours counted.

Repeating Failed Subjects

A student who obtained F in any subject is required to repeat the subject. For the purpose of calculating the CGPA, the new grade will be counted.

Repeating Subjects for Grade Improvement

A student is allowed to improve his / her grade by repeating the subject in the programme of their study. For CGPA calculation the better grade will be counted.

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MBA Program

  • University Degree, IBSL, ICASL, CIM(UK), IESL, IPM, CIMA(UK), ACCA(UK), BSC(UK), ABE(UK), CMA(AUS), CPM, LLB

  • Candidate over 35 years of age with working experience acceptable to the University Senate

Executive MBA

  • Be at least 25 years old

  • Possess a Diploma or its equivalent

MBA

Up Front Payment

Up Front Payment

Rs.398,500

Monthly Installment Plan

Registration

Rs 50,000

Monthly Installment

Rs 26,500.00

x

15

Total Investment

Rs 447,500

Quarterly Instalment Plan

Initial Payment

Rs 100,000

Quarterly Instalment

Rs 65,000.00

x

5

Total Investment

Rs 425,000

3/6 Months instalments available for Sampath Bank credit card holders.

Executive MBA

Up Front Payment

Rs.240,000

Monthly Installment Plan

Registration

Rs 30,000

Monthly Installment

Rs 19,000.00

x

12

Total Investment

Rs 258,000

3/6 Months instalments available for Sampath Bank credit card holders.

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