The MBA programme at Yangon Institute of Economics
The MBA Programme at Yangon Institute of Economics
the first MBA Programme in Myanmar launched in June 1995 is an important element
of the infrastructure that is being developed to make the country’s commitment to
a market economy a successful reality. The Yangon MBA Programme ensures a steady
stream of men and women trained to meet challenges managing modern businesses in
an increasingly competitive environment. Creating a pool of managerial skills by
training Myanmar managers in modern management practices, the Yangon MBA Programme
ensures a leading role for Myanmar managers in the economic transformation and modernization
of the country.
The main objectives of the MBA Programme are:
* To select graduates from various fields and train them in modern management and
problem solving skills and techniques that can be applied to business management.
* To expose the candidates to all the functional areas of management and their interrelatedness
through lectures, case discussions and field work.
* To broaden the participants’ managerial perspectives in changing international
economic environment especially of developing nations.
* To provide participants the opportunity to interact with each other and work in
groups. With the effort of Department of Management
Studies and cooperating faculties, the three types of MBA Programme
Full-time MBA Programme
,Executive MBA Programme
,Online MBA Programme has been offered.
Full-time MBA Programme was launched in 1995
and soon it would be having the 185h intakes of MBAs. In 2002, the department introduced
again Executive MBA Programme which will carry 11th bathes of participants in this
year 2012. After an experience of 12 years with MBA and that of 4 years with EMBA,
the Online MBA Programme was introduced in 2007 and has been in progress. Up to
now, 125 online MBA participants have enrolled and visit the website daily for submitting
assignments for their e-learning and discussion with professors and co-learners.
Until 2012, the Yangon MBA Programme successfully turned out 1,250 MBA graduates
who have been very high appreciated placed in mid-and high-managerial positions
both in private and public sectors. The collective participation of all MBA candidates
together with the enthusiastic contribution from faculty members and other experienced
knowledge providers, Yangon MBA Programme significantly expands its capacity building
so as to adapt it to the rapidly changing environment. Yangon MBA Programme ensures
the MBA candidates with not only the skills in managing business sharpen but also
have an excellent opportunities of good networking locally, regionally, and then