ERC Institute

Introduction

ERC Institute (ERCI) was established in 2003 by ERC Holdings (ERC) to provide education with a difference and raise the bar in education services in Singapore. ERC Holdings was founded by a group of successful Asian entrepreneurs in 1999 to cultivate a strong entrepreneurial culture in Asia.

Our primary objective is to groom and mentor a new generation of business leaders equipped with skills to analyze and solve real world business challenges of today.

ERC Holdings and ERCI work closely with government bodies, such as the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA) and Singapore Tourism Board (STB). Up till 2006, ERC Holdings was a “LEAP Partner” of Economic Development Board (EDB) in appreciation of efforts to accelerate the growth of enterprises and industries in Singapore.

We have produced ideas and leaders that shape the world of business. Our hands on, market-based approach to business education transforms our students into confident, effective, respected business leaders equipped to analyze and solve real world business challenges. We bring the market to the classrooms.

We are ERCI.

Mission:

We strive to provide education with a difference by offering our students:

  • Access to globally focused high quality education partners
  • Extracurricular activity sponsorship, lifelong learning opportunities, and career management
  • Socially impactful outreach initiatives

Vision:

To be a premier Asian Institute known for collaborations with high quality global education partners offering industry relevant courses utilizing quality teaching methods.

Values & Culture

We believe that by creating an environment whereby honesty, respect, and responsibility are part of the culture, we are best positioned to embrace and enable our core values of Professional Excellence, Results and Customer Focus.

Professional Excellence – Effective systems and procedures and staff development are fundamental in creating an ecosystem of learning.

Results- We believe in saying what we do and doing what we say. Our goals and objectives can only be achieved through employee empowerment and by selecting collaborative education partners.

Customer Focus – Our commitment to successful learning outcomes for our students starts with a positive learning environment.

This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Master of Arts / Master of Business Administration International Business

Campus Full time Part time 18 months October 2016 Singapore

The University of Greenwich MBA is an internationally recognised Master’s degree in business administration and management. It prepares managers for organisation-wide leadership and decision making by examining each of the functions of business in turn. The programme will help students develop skills in assessing the global environment for business, identifying new international business opportunities and analysing international markets and industries. A particular feature of the programme is commercial relevance and employability, designed to enhance knowledge and skills particularly sought by employers. [+]

Introduction The University of Greenwich MBA is an internationally recognised Master’s degree in business administration and management. It prepares managers for organisation-wide leadership and decision making by examining each of the functions of business in turn. Building on this broad foundation, the MBA focuses on the integrative disciplines of business strategy and the management of change, leading to a real-world consultancy project and an individual piece of business research, submitted as a dissertation. The programme approaches leadership thematically from the starting points of creativity, practicality and social resourcefulness, and focuses strongly on the personal development of participants, including career management. The MBA International Business programme explores the complexity and diversity of business in an increasingly interconnected world and is designed to reflect the increased emphasis on the multidisciplinary and international perspective arising from today’s market developments as well as an employers’ expectation to integrate the theoretical knowledge and applied skills in training modern working force. The programme will help students develop skills in assessing the global environment for business, identifying new international business opportunities and analysing international markets and industries. A particular feature of the programme is commercial relevance and employability, designed to enhance knowledge and skills particularly sought by employers. The University of Greenwich, UK The University of Greenwich has provided career-orientated programmes for over 100 years. Students enrolled in this programme will discover innovative ways to learn as traditional teaching is supported by online resources, within the virtual learning environment and this is also supplemented by business simulation exercises and practical games. The University’s programmes are constantly revised to reflect current business priorities and demands of employers through business forums with local business leaders. This ensures students are trained in relevant business application ERCI runs its classes on a lecture-tutorial system. The average teacher-student ratio for lectures and tutorials are as follows: Lectures – 150 Students to 1 Lecturer Tutorials – 35 Students to 1 Tutor Course Delivery and Duration Students undertaking the MBA International Business programme will be expected to complete 9 modules of academic study (including a 10,000 word Masters thesis), as part of the academic and professional requirements of this course. This programme is available in full and part time modes, and will take 18 months to complete. Students will attend 3 semesters of academic study, and are expected to complete between 45 credits to 60 credits each semester. Full-time students will attend classes 5 days a week on weekdays, while part-time students will attend classes 3-4 times a week on weekdays. Course Availability Intakes for the MBA International Business programme are available 3 times a year. All applications should be submitted to ERCI no later than 1 month before the commencement date. Assessment Framework Courses are assessed by a combination of coursework, practical assignments and examinations. Formative assessments will also be included, as well as self- and peer-assessment and a research project. Remarks Mature candidates above the age of 25 who wish to apply for direct entry into the UOG Master of Arts / Master of Business Administration International Business, who hold at least a Diploma and have a minimum of 5 years of managerial work experience, will be required to undergo an interview conducted by ERCI’s Chief Operating Officer / Academic Director to assess for suitability of entry into the said programme. Upon completion of the interview, a case will be presented to the UoG Programme Leader for assessment. Graduation Requirements Students must successfully complete, or be credited with, at least 180 credits, of which at least 150 must be at a postgraduate level, within the stipulated period of study as set by the University. [-]