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MBA On-campus Calendar

 

Key Dates for 2017 / 2018 Intakes (Phase 1)

 

2017 Intake

2018 Intake

Orientation

March 2017

March 2018

Term 1

6 March - 16 April 2017

Organisational Leadership
Economics

5 March - 15 April 2018

Organisational Leadership
Economics

Term 2

24 April - 2 June 2017

Statistics
Marketing

23 April - 3 June 2018

Statistics
Marketing

Term 3

12 June - 23 July 2017

Accounting
Human Resources Management

11 June - 22 July 2018

Accounting
Human Resources Management

Term 4

27 July - 8 September 2017

Finance
Sustainable Enterprises

30 July - 9 September 2018

Finance
Sustainable Enterprises

Term 5

18 September - 29 October 2017

Strategic Planning
Operational Excellence

17 September - 28 October 2018

Strategic Planning
Operational Excellence

Term 6

2 November - 16 December 2017

Strategy Implementation
International Business

5 November - 16 December 2018

Strategy Implementation
International Business

Term 1-6

Term 4-6

Professional Development Programme

Live Case Study

Professional Development Programme

Live Case Study

Otago MBA Curriculum


Phase 1: On-campus in Dunedin (12 core papers x 15 points = 180 points)

  • Marketing (BMBA 502)
  • Organisational Leadership (BMBA 503)
  • Economics (BMBA 505)
  • Human Resource Management (BMBA 506)
  • Accounting (BMBA 507)
  • Investment & Global Financial Markets (BMBA 508)
  • Strategic Planning for International Markets (BMBA 509)
  • Leading Sustainable Enterprises (BMBA 510)
  • Operational Excellence (BMBA 511)
  • International Business (BMBA 512)
  • Strategy Implementation (BMBA 513)
     
  • Terms 4-6: Live Case Study
     
  • Terms 1-6:
  • Otago MBA Career Development Programme
  • Otago MBA Mentor Programme
  • Guest speakers, networking and social events
     

Phase 2: INTERNATIONAL EXCHANGE, ELECTIVE SPECIALISATIONS or a BUSINESS PROJECT:

You can choose to complete Phase 2 through international exchange, on-campus semester, summer electives, a business project or a combination of these. Schedule and location depend on your choice.

1. International Exchange (EXCH000): there is a list of about 20 world renowned universities in US, Europe or Asia you can choose from.

2. Otago Semester Electives (Mar - Oct) (BMBA550): If you choose to stay on campus, you can choose from one of the following elective options run by the University of Otago Business School:

  • Accounting and Finance
  • Advanced Management
  • Marketing
  • Tourism
  • Healthcare Management
  • Entrepreneurship

3. Otago Summer Electives (Jan - Feb) (BMBA550):

  • Marketing
  • Entrepreneurship

OR

4. MBA Business Project (BUSI 540) 60 points

  • Major in-company consultancy project
  • Can be undertaken anywhere in the world
  • At least 3 months full-time effort