Management and Leadership (4 years, Bachelor of Business Administration)

Description

The Management and Leadership program provides students with a solid grounding in core management subjects, including marketing, finance, human resources, decision-making, and change management, developing the analytical skills required to assess and implement leadership strategies across levels and types of organization. The degree also aims to strengthen abilities in communication, Information Technologies, and the use of qualitative and quantitative methodologies.

 

Employment Opportunities

Retail, Small Business Management, Start-up, Consultancy, Human Resource Management, Government and Semi-Government Organizations, International Organizations.

 

Program Outline



All students pursuing the Bachelor in Business Administration majoring in Management and Leadership must complete the following requirements:

 



Degree Requirements Credits ECTS
General Education Requirements 24 42
Business Core Requirements 45 77
Major Requirements 51 105
Free Electives 9 16
Total Requirements 129 240


General Education Requirements 24 Credits 42 ECTS
English and Communication 9 16
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
COM101 Public Speaking 3 5
ENB220 Writing for Business Studies 3 6
ENB225 Business Communication in English 3 5
Humanities & Social Sciences2 9 16
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
N/A Philosophy, Psychology, Sociology, History, or Political Science 9 16
Mathematics 3 5
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
MAT115 Statistics I 3 5
Computer Science 3 5
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
CSC190 Computer Fundamentals and Applications 3 5


Business Core Requirements 45 Credits 77 ECTS
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
ACC112 Introduction to Financial Accounting 3 5
ACC113 Introduction to Managerial Accounting 3 5
BUS101 Introduction to Business 3 5
BUS111 Finite Mathematics for Business 3 5
BUS195 Business Calculus and Applications 3 5
BUS201 International Business 3 5
BUS360 Innovation and Entrepreneurship 3 5
BUS401 Business Policy and Strategic Management 3 6
ECO101 Principles of Microeconomics 3 5
ECO102 Principles of Macroeconomics 3 5
FIN101 Essentials of Financial Analysis 3 6
LAW101 Business Law I 3 5
MAR101 Introduction to Marketing 3 5
MGT101 Principles of Management 3 5
MGT205 Organizational Behavior 3 5


Major Requirements 51 Credits 105 ECTS
Code Course Title Credits ECTS
BUS215 Business Research 3 6
BUS410 Senior Project 3 10
LDR230 Essentials of Leadership 3 6
LDR365 Contemporary Leadership and Teambuilding 3 6
LDR375 Leading Change 3 6
MGT203 Production and Operations Management 3 6
MGT206 Small Business Management 3 6
MGT240 Human Resource Management 3 5
MGT280 Project Management 3 6
MGT302 Business and Society 3 6
MGT304 International Management 3 6
MGT313 Management Science 3 6
Major Electives 15 30

(Students select seven (5) of the following courses)

Code Course Title Credits ECTS
ECO335 Labour Economics 3 6
FIN231 Topics in Managerial Finance 3 6
FIN361 Mergers and Acquisitions 3 6
LDR260 Leadership Communication 3 6
LDR407 Case Studies in Leadership 3 6
MAR308 Brand Management 3 6
MGT301 Management Consulting 3 6
MGT310 Management of Services 3 6
MGT330 Supply Chain Management 3 5
MGT405 Independent Study in Management 3 8
MGT406 Special Topics in Management 3 6


Free Electives 9 Credits 16 ECTS



1 Students who do not meet the level of English for the course COM101 can alternatively register in the Course COM100-Fundamentals of Speech

2 No more than two courses can be taken from a discipline unless otherwise specified.

 

Previous Degree Requirement

 

Objectives & Outcomes

General Objectives
  • To develop the student’s capacity to think, write and speak effectively and creatively
  • To develop an appreciation of and respect for social, moral, and ethical values as the foundation of one’s relationship to others and one’s responsibilities to the community;
  • To develop the student’s analytical, decision-making and communication competencies together with those qualities of self-reliance, responsibility, integrity and self-awareness which will promote personal achievement and contribution to organizations;
  • To build breadth of perspective through the general education requirements and provide sufficient specialization to meet basic professional and career requirements;
  • To provide the student with the necessary knowledge and tools for a professional and/or academic career

 

Specific Objectives
  • To provide students with a foundation knowledge in Business Administration, Management and Leadership;
  • To facilitate the student’s progression towards becoming an effective leader of modern organizational teams;
  • To prepare students for managerial/leadership positions in business, government or any form of organization including those not for profit;
  • To provide students with the necessary knowledge and tools in order to develop the essential skills to manage and lead in professional organizations;
  • To facilitate students in developing leadership capabilities which can be used in inspiring and motivating people towards achieving organizational goals;
  • To help students develop skills in planning, organizing, leading, and controlling business and organizational human activity systems;

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the program the students should be able to:

  1. Demonstrate their ability to be accepted as leaders by a group by communicating effectively in business situations through speaking, writing, and by use of electronic media (online leadership);
  2. Demonstrate their potential in growing and becoming effective managers/leaders by mastering skills in organizational leadership as well as entrepreneurial leadership;
  3. Demonstrate their ability to build teams and work effectively in self-managed teams and take leadership roles;
  4. Apply manual and computer-based quantitative and qualitative tools and methodologies in identifying and solving problems and making decisions in business situations;
  5. Demonstrate the ability to identify, structure, and solve management problems using relevant theories and methods;
  6. Demonstrate the ability to formulate organizational strategies using internal and external information from the highly changing turbulent business environment.
  7. Analyze organizational and strategy implementation problems and issues using management and leadership techniques.
  8. Develop the leadership skills necessary to manage the economical, social, political/legal, ecological, technological, organizational, and international processes of the modern business environment
  9. Demonstrate understanding and appreciation of the ethical, environmental protection, and legal issues involved in managerial decisions.
  10. Develop specific skills in using modern management styles such as coaching, mentoring, empowering and  team leadership

 

 

 

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Careers & Employment

A Manager is responsible for the operation of the department under his/her control, makes proposals to the management of the company or organization, has to inform regularly the CEO of the company for the full and proper execution of administrative decisions and has duties and responsibility for the everyday management of the organization. The Manager’s activities include the control and organization of the departments of the company, the maintenance of the production and the issuance of orders and decisions.

 

Skills

  • Leadership skills
  • Planning and initiative
  • Stress management
  • Teamwork
  • Communication skills
  • Ability to solve problems
  • Anthropocentric spirit
  • Critical Thinking

 

Employment sectors

  • Bank
  • Insurance
  • Investment
  • Educational
  • Advisory
  • Non profit
  • SME
  • Retail
  • Structural
  • Health
  • Tourism
  • Industrial
  • Advertising
  • Technology
  • Telecommunications

Career choices

  • Administrative Officer
  • Director / Head
  • Assistant Manager
  • CEO
  • Executive of Human Resources Department

 

Graduate / Professional Studies

International organizations may request as additional academic qualifications a Master of Business Administration (MBA) or another post-graduate diploma in Business Administration.

For a career in academic field and in higher education, it is desirable to have a doctorate (PhD) which also offers experience and skills directly linked to research.

 

Work Experience Program - European University Cyprus

The work experience of the Career Center program enables third-year and fourth-year students with high academic achievement to work for three months period in positions appropriate to their field of study. The program enriches the curriculum of each participant, after acquiring work experience and Personal Evaluation of Competence of the organization in which he or she is placed. Some of the companies that participate in the program of Management and Leadership in which students were placed are:

 

  • Abacus Ltd
  • AC Nielsen
  • Airtrans Group Ltd
  • Alico AIG Life
  • Aspen Trust
  • Atlantis Consulting
  • BKR Damianou & Partners
  • Carob Mill Ltd
  • Cyprus Trading Corporation Limited
  • FBME BANK LTD (Federal Bank of the Middle East Ltd)
  • Infocredit Group
  • Lanitis E.C. Holfings Ltd
  • Lanitis Freen Energy Group Ltd
  • Liberty Life Insurance Company
  • N.P. Lanitis Ltd
  • New Nissan Cyprus Ltf
  • TFI Markets
  • Thomson Reuters
  • MTN (Cyprus)
  • GrantXpert Consulting Ltd
  • Cyprus Department of Labour (Employment Market Section)
  • WorkForce Cyprus
  • RTD Talos
  • Penta Marketing Art
  • O. Shambartas LLC

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