The University of the West Indies - Mona School of Business & Management

Introduction

ABOUT MSBM

Mona School of Business and Management (MSBM), University of West Indies, Mona, is the premier Business School in the Caribbean, producing graduates that are ready to make an impactful contribution to Caribbean development. Through its innovative research and contribution to social and economic policy formation, MSBM is actively engaged in addressing the critical priorities of the nation and the wider Caribbean region.

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OUR MISSION

Our mission is “To be a solution-oriented school of business and management which produces internationally competent and capable professionals and leaders through teaching, research and service.”

The School complements its unique academic programmes with cutting edge consultancy services and public policy research, the principal business objective being to provide decision makers with expert advice for handling their most critical strategic issues.

OUR GRADUATE PROGRAMMES

  • Master in Business Administration
  • Master in Business Management (MBM)
  • Diploma in Business Administration
  • MSc. Accounting
  • MSc. Computer Based Management Information Systems
  • MSc. Enterprise Risk Management
  • MSc. National Security & Strategic Studies
  • MSc. Taxation

* 5 NEW MSc PROGRAMMES:

MSBM continues to be Forward Thinking. Apply for our new and in demand MSc programmes that were developed from benchmarking exercises with other top universities and stakeholders.
  • MSc. Corporate Finance
  • MSc. Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • MSc. Marketing and Data Analytics
  • MSc. Procurement Management
  • MSc. Services and Retail Management
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DON'T JUST SURVIVE, THRIVE!

GET YOUR INTERNATIONALLY ACCREDITED MBA FROM MSBM

The world of business is changing and so should your knowledge of it. You, therefore, need a business education that prepares you to compete in a borderless world as you work to achieve your dreams. Our MBA programme is AMBA accredited and is guaranteed to stand the test of time. Our MBA programme targets management professionals who are aspiring to higher executive management roles or to take their business to the next level. The programme provides a sound general management base upon which students build specialized functional skills and knowledge. Our internationally accredited MBA programme is the degree to take you from where you are now, to your destination.

Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking - 2017

Master of Science in Accounting
  • TOP 200 - Regional ranking within the 9 geographical zones
  • Ranked N°11 in Accounting and Auditing, Latin America
Master in Business Management
  • TOP 200 - Regional ranking within the 9 geographical zones
  • Ranked N°15 in General Management, Latin America
Computer Based Management Information System (CBMIS)
  • TOP 200 - Regional ranking within the 9 geographical zones
  • Ranked N°10 in Information Systems Management, Latin America
Master of Business Administration - Full Time
  • TOP 200 - Regional ranking within the 9 geographical zones
  • Ranked N°18 in MBA full time, Latin America
Enterprise Risk Management
  • TOP 50 - Global ranking
  • Ranked N°49 in Insurance, Worldwide
This school offers programs in:
  • English

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Programs

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MSc

MSc in Accounting

Campus Full time Part time 18 - 24 months September 2017 Jamaica Kingston + 1 more

The MSc Accounting programme continues to be one of the sources for the provision of Chartered accountants in Jamaica. The MSc (Accounting) degree is accepted as the final professional examination for admission to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica. [+]

The Mona School of Business and Management is the premier provider of academically-oriented accounting education within the Caribbean region. The School is committed to producing masters accounting graduates with well-developed analytical and technical capabilities, intellectually adaptive thought processes and an orientation toward lifelong learning, enabling them to become effective accounting and management practitioners and researchers. The MSc Accounting programme continues to be one of the sources for the provision of Chartered accountants in Jamaica. The MSc (Accounting) degree is accepted as the final professional examination for admission to the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica. The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica on its 40th anniversary in 2005, signed a Cooperation Agreement with the University of the West Indies for the continued recognition of the degree as an appropriate programme for the recognition of Chartered Accountants in Jamaica. Entry Requirements Applicants must: Hold an undergraduate degree in Accounting or related field with at least a Lower Second Class Honours (GPA 2.00 – 2.99 or above). There are special pre-requisites for students with non UWI, non-Faculty of Social Sciences and non-programme specific degrees Duration 18 months full-time or 24 months part-time Structure 11 Core courses 1 Research project 1 Co-op in Accounting Programme 47 Credits Core Courses Accounting and Related Theory Advanced Auditing Advanced Financial Accounting Advanced Financial Reporting Advanced Management Accounting Advanced Taxation Corporate Environment and Strategy Corporate Finance Financial Markets and Investment Legal Environment of Business Management Information Systems [-]

MSc in Logistics and Supply Chain Management

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 Jamaica Kingston + 1 more

The MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme is geared towards developing a cadre of professionals capable of executing and managing efficient operations in goods and services across the supply chain. [+]

As Jamaica and the wider Caribbean prepare to compete in the new global economy of services and knowledge, it is imperative that they have sufficient human resources to compete in a global marketplace. The MSc Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme is geared towards developing a cadre of professionals capable of executing and managing efficient operations in goods and services across the supply chain. The programme will cover principles and tools that can be employed to help to achieve these outcomes; especially in the context of the peculiarities of Jamaica and the Caribbean. Areas of focus in this programme include: logistics management strategy, operations management and business analytics and inventory management. The MSc. in Logistics and Supply Chain Management programme seeks to: provide students with a graduate education that will enhance their leadership careers in the field of Logistics and Supply Chain Management. develop managers and professionals with knowledge and expertise in logistics, operations management and supply chain management to design and manage efficient and effective supply chains provide students with relevant insights in market needs, planning and controlling flows, required to analyse logistical performances and the implementation of new logistical approaches Entry Requirements Applicants must: Hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent from a university or college acceptable to the University of the West Indies, with GPA of 2.5 or higher Have professional experience in a management, economics or engineering (example - operations manager) related field with a minimum of 3 years work experience; and Pass a departmental interview conducted... [-]

MSc in National Security and Strategic Studies

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 Jamaica Kingston + 1 more

The Master in National Security and Strategic Studies serves, not only to complement the professional training of the senior managers of the security sector, but in many instances, provides them with the opportunity of exposure to the rigours of Graduate Studies in a field very applicable to their day to day activities. [+]

The Master in National Security and Strategic Studies serves, not only to complement the professional training of the senior managers of the security sector, but in many instances, provides them with the opportunity of exposure to the rigours of Graduate Studies in a field very applicable to their day to day activities. 

The educational emphasis is placed on a policy oriented approach, as well as on critical examination of the theories and concepts that have influenced regional strategic, defence and anti-crime policies. Particular attention is paid to emerging strategic trends that pose long-term challenges to Caribbean security as a region and individual countries, and raise complex trade-offs for policy makers. Entry Requirements Applicants must: Hold a Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university at the level of Lower Second Class Honours or above. Hold (or have held) a position at mid-management level in the security forces, government or private security firm. This translates to the rank of Superintendent in the Police Service and Major in the Military. Have a minimum of 10 years’ service in the security forces, government or private security firm. Under exceptional circumstances, members of the Security Services who do not have First Degree but have completed substantial senior military and police courses at recognized International and Caribbean Institutions will be considered for admission. Duration 12 months full-time or 24 months part-time Structure 10 Core courses 1 Research paper 36 Credits Core Courses Caribbean Security Perspective Social Management Contemporary Governance External and Internal Threats to Hemispheric Security International... [-]

MSc in Taxation

Campus Full time Part time 12 - 24 months September 2017 Jamaica Kingston + 1 more

The Master of Science in Taxation is designed to create a core of tax professionals in the Caribbean with the expertise to help businesses navigate the technical issues of tax planning, policy and accounting. [+]

The Master of Science in Taxation is designed to create a core of tax professionals in the Caribbean with the expertise to help businesses navigate the technical issues of tax planning, policy and accounting. The programme provides an extensive overview of theoretical, technical, functional and managerial aspects of taxation, and contemporary issues impacting the discipline. It is designed to appeal to those students who are seeking to pursue a specialisation in the area of taxation. The content of the programme is also ideally suited for practitioners, from both the private and public sectors, who are seeking to upgrade their skills and expand their knowledge base in taxation. The programme is comparable to what obtains in reputable Universities in Canada and Australia. The courses are lectured by a cadre of local and international experts from within academia, and practitioners from both the private and public sectors. Entry Requirements Applicants must: Hold an undergraduate degree in Accounting, Law, Economics, Banking and Finance, Public Administration, Business Administration and Management Studies with First Class or Upper Second Class Honours degrees. Have a minimum of two years working experience. Duration 12 months full-time or 24 months part-time Structure 11 Core courses 1 Research paper 36 Credits Core Courses Current Issues in Tax and Tax Administration Fiscal Policy and Public Financing International Tax Management Skills Research Methods and Tax Research Tax Administration Tax Auditing and Tax Accounting Tax Planning and Management Tax Regimes in CARICOM Taxation of Business Organizations Theory of History of Tax [-]

Master

Master in Business Management

Campus Full time 18 months September 2017 Jamaica Kingston

The Master in Business Management emphasizes both core business concepts and practical dimensions of business management. It is specifically designed to deliver value to the candidate through an experiential learning approach anchored in a sound academic base with an option for either and entrepreneurship or an internship track. [+]

The Master in Business Management emphasizes both core business concepts and practical dimensions of business management. It is specifically designed to deliver value to the candidate through an experiential learning approach anchored in a sound academic base with an option for either and entrepreneurship or an internship track. The programme caters to two groups of students. The first group will be made up of those students who want to pursue a Master’s degree but have little work experience and want to gain some directed experience by doing internship. The second group will be made up of those students who are interested in entrepreneurship. Entry Requirements Applicants must: Possess first degrees at honours level or equivalent qualifications acceptable to the Board for Graduate Studies, The University of the West Indies, Mona. Duration 18 months full-time Structure 13 Core courses 8 Non-credit courses 4 Elective courses 51 Credits Core Courses Business in a Global Environment Business Policy & Strategy Business Research Economics for Managers Financial & Managerial Accounting Financial Management Legal and Regulatory Framework for Business Management Information Systems Marketing for Managers New Venture Creation & Entrepreneurship Operations Management Qualitative & Statistical Techniques Transformational Leadership & Management [-]

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