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Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak Campus

Masterclass In Business Strategy, Governance & Leadership


Facing the Challenges of Globalization, Rapid Changes in Technology and Innovation

This specially designed Masterclass, built on the Swinburne University of Technology’s MBA program, aims to upskill and develop Malaysian Managers and Executives to meet the challenges of globalization and the rapid changes in technology and innovation. Satisfactory completion of the Masterclass provides eligible participants an accelerated pathway to the prestigious Australian MBA, which will elevate participants’ career to the top of business leadership hierarchy.

Successful participants shall receive certification from Swinburne University of Technology Sarawak and MEF Academy.

Duration

  • Jun-Oct 2019 (8 weekends)

Fees

  • RM11,800 per person (MEF Members)
  • RM12,800 per person (Non-Members)
  • HRDF claimable
  • HRDF Industry Certification (INDCERT) Scheme support

Dates and Venue

  • 15-16 Jun 2019
  • MEF ACADEMY, PJ

Course details

– Course objectives and course content.

Course objectives

Upon completion of the programme, you will be able to:

  • gain advance knowledge and skills in management and organizational behaviour
  • Understand theories and apply models in areas of communication, group dynamics, power and politics, ethics and social responsibility
  • exposed to business etiquettes, similarities and differences from cross-cultural perspectives

Course content

The course will be delivered using a combination of online engagement and face-to-face sessions. Each Unit provides 36-hours of face-to-face session over 4 days, spread over 8 weeks with lectures, discussions and assignments. The sessions will be held at MEF Academy in Kuala Lumpur. Participants will also be enrolled into Swinburne MBA program as single unit of study student. Qualified participants may use the Masterclass unit as exemption into the MBA program.

The Masterclass is consists of 4 units:

  • Behaviour in Organisations
  • Ethics and Governance
  • Leadership for Innovation
  • Management Analysis and Problem Solving

Course Duration

Total of 4 units will take about three and a half months.

Each Unit provides 36-hours of face-to-face session over 4 days, spread over 8 weeks with lectures, discussions and assignments as below:

Modules

Proposed dates

Lecturer

Module 1:
Behavior in Organisations

15-16 June 2019
29-30 June 2019
Swinburne

Module 2:
Ethics and Governance

13-14 July 2019
27-28 July 2019

MEFA

Module 3:
Management Analysis and Problem Solving

17-18 Aug 2019
7-8 Sept 2019

Swinburne

Module 4:
Leadership and Innovation

5-6 Oct 2019
12-13 Oct 2019

MEFA

Details of  course

  1. Unit – Behaviour in Organisations (36 hours / Face to Face Lectures & Tutorials by E-Learning)

In this module, the participants will learn:

  • Introduction to organisational behaviour
  • Applications of organisational behaviour theories
  • The politics and ethics of managerial and employee behaviour
  • Organisational problems and issues
  • Models in areas of communication
  1. Unit- Ethics and Governance (36 hours/(36 hours / Face to Face Lectures & Tutorials by E- Learning)

In this module, the participants will learn:

  • Ethics Theories and Frameworks
  • Ethics and Sustainable HRM Practices
  • Ethical and Sustainable Organisations
  • Governance
  • Organizational Governance
  • Governance and HRM practices
  1. Management Analysis and Problem Solving (36 hours/(36 hours / Face to Face Lectures & Tutorials by E-Learning)

In this module, the participants will learn:

  • Creating opportunities by understanding problems/issues differently
  • Introduction to different ways of framing/re-framing an issue
  • Metaphor as a tool for understanding organisational issues
  • Taking a ‘systems thinking’ approach
  • Gap analysis
  • Developing a range of solutions to a real client problem
  • Presenting and justifying an option to a real client
  1. Leadership and Innovation (36 hours/Face to Face Lectures & Tutorials by E-Learning)

In this module, the participants will learn:

  • Overview of leadership issues in relation to innovation in the context of established organisations
  • Leadership capability self-assessment
  • Creating energy in self and teams for innovation and change
  • Holding and managing the tension of competing corporate mind-sets
  • Influencing culture to innovate
  • Strategic relationship management
  • Ethical and sustainable leadership

How to register

– Entry requirement and application process.

Entry requirement

For admission to the Masters Degree, you must have the Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent.

Candidates who have completed their Advanced ILO/MEFA Diplomas in Human Resource Management or Industrial Relations, or have attended some of the MEFA Certification courses will be considered but subject to approval by the Selection Committee.

In addition, you must have the relevant working experience.

Application process

To apply for this course, please fax or email the registration form to

Lim Chan How
Tel : 03- 7955 7778
Fax: 03-7955 1945
Email : chanhow_lim@mef.org.my

Bella Liu Ke Wen
Tel : 082-260636
Email : bkwliu@swinburne.edu.my

Download an application form below.
http://www.swinburne.edu.my/MEF-masterclass-registration-form.pdf