MBA in General Management- FastTrack

60 Credits (ECTS)

MBA in General Management- FastTrack

The MBA General Management program will help you to develop the core skills and professional competencies to take on senior management or leadership roles in the public or private sector. 

  • 60 ECTS MBA in General Management degree from Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU), Italy.

  • GMU, accredited by the Ministry of Education, Italy, is a member of the Bologna Process in the European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and a NARIC-approved and WES-accepted university.

  • Additional certifications- PG Diploma in Organisational Leadership from Cambridge International Qualifications, UK and Certified Manager Certification from Chartered Management Institute, UK (Optional).

  • Duration  9-12 Months. (Fast-tracked)

  • 100% Online with Personal Tutor support.

  • Flexible Payment scheme- No Upfront Payment, Monthly Instalments.

Course Module & Fee

Enroll in a 100% online course consisting of 6 modules and a dissertation. Opt for a pay-as-you-go scheme to learn without any financial burden.

Fastrack Plan

Registration Fees

$500 (To start with the course)

Course Fee

$3150 (To be paid upon a Monthly basis, $450 Per Month, Total 7 Installments)

PGD-CIQ Certification Fee

$300 (On completion of course modules)

Degree Certification Fee

$1000 (To be paid upon successful completion of the program)

Total Fee

$4950

CMI Certification Fee

$300 (Optional)

Admission Requirement

Academic Route

A bachelor’s degree from an accredited university (or academic equivalent) in any subject.

Mature Entry Route

If you don’t have a Bachelor’s degree, you can apply through our mature entry route. You’ll need to provide evidence of 5 years (Minimum) of relevant managerial work experience, along with certificates of your highest diplomas/degrees/professional certifications and an updated resume. Applications are assessed on a case-by-case basis. Please send these details to admissions@uniathena.com. Applicants should be 23 years of age or above. Admission through Mature Entry Route will be subject to the discretion of the Athena Global Education and the respective Awarding Bodies/Universities.
Applicants admitted to the program via the Mature Entry Route are required to obtain their Postgraduate Diploma Certificates as a mandatory step.

English Language Proficiency

If you are not a native speaker, you should have an appropriate English proficiency level, e.g. an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent in all bands or possess a bachelor’s degree delivered and assessed in English, or proof of work experience in an English-speaking environment.

Why UniAthena?

Flexible

At UniAthena, you are in charge of your learning! You get to decide the pace of your learning based on your financial and time availability. The learning structure is modular, ensuring pace, effectiveness and momentum of your learning journey. With this byte-sized learning format you get to learn anywhere, anytime.

Affordable

With UniAthena as your learning partner, you follow a ‘Pay as you Go Scheme’ for your program, that means no upfront bulk payment of your fee. Instead, your fee will be divided into small pocket-friendly installments distributed across your program.

Accredited & Globally Accepted

UniAthena has partnered with reputed Universities and Awarding bodies, all of which are fully accredited by governmental regulatory bodies in their respective countries. Universities are NARIC Approved and are part of European Higher education, Bologna process, making the programs recognised worldwide.

Stackable

Byte-sized learning formats ensure that each learning item carries tangible value in terms of learning outcome, which allows learners to stack or combine small units into higher education credits toward a degree or diploma. At any point of time during your course, you can claim a certificate/diploma based on the credits you have earned so far.

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Certifications

MBA in General Management- FastTrack, PG Diploma in Organisational Leadership, Certified Manager
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Awarding Body Accredited By

Ministry of Education, Italy
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Learning

Online

Course Fees

Fastrack Plan

(12 Months)

$4950

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What You Learn

Module 1

Sustainability and Business

Sustainability and Business

Duration: 30 Days

The module will critically review sustainability challenges and opportunities for organizations in a global context

30 Days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 2

Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management

Duration: 30 Days

This module discusses the importance of HRM practices, the concept of organizational behavior, and its impact on the global organization.

30 Days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 3

International Marketing Management

International Marketing Management

Duration: 30 Days

This module helps to develop knowledge and understanding of contemporary theories and their applications in international marketing and management.

30 Days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 4

Strategic Management And Leadership

Strategic Management And Leadership

Duration: 30 Days

The module develop skills for strategic thinking and analysis, leadership, communication, teamwork, and cross-functional integration.

30 Days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 5

Finance For Business

Finance For Business

Duration: 30 Days

Builds understanding of the aspects of financial statement evaluations, considering the impact of economic factor on the businesses.

30 Days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 6

Strategic Supply Chain And Logistics Management

Strategic Supply Chain And Logistics Management

Duration: 30 Days

This module supports strategic decision-makers as well as operational managers to manage successful logistics across their business.

30 Days

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 8 ECTS

Module 7

Research Methods and Dissertation

Research Methods And Dissertation

Duration: 3 - 6 Months

The dissertation is an opportunity for learners to demonstrate their ability to investigate issues of their own choice over a significant period of time.

3 - 6 Months

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 12 ECTS

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Students would Recommend this Course 

96.00%

Students Observed Improvement in Performance at Work 

Partners of this Programme

Guglielmo Marconi University (GMU) is based in Rome, Italy and it is the first Italian Open University recognized by the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR). It appears among the 25 top performers worldwide in the categories of the U-Multirank ranking system for open-access publications, international joint publications, and regional joint publications.


Cambridge International Qualifications (CIQ), UK is a professional awarding body based in the United Kingdom. CIQ is founded on the vision of helping individual learners and employers in attaining quality accredited awards. With centers across the Middle East, Europe, and the African region, CIQ is a proud certification partner for more than 100 organizations and has a progression pathway with some of the leading universities across the world.


Chartered Management Institute, backed by royal charter is the only Chartered body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. CMI’s management qualifications are recognized throughout the UK and Europe and provide a progressive framework that enables one to develop and broaden management skills. Their qualifications are designed in consultation with employers to meet today's demands and therefore it is valued by them.


Message from Rector

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We welcome the learners of Athena Global Education to our qualifications and wish them the very best on their future endeavours.

Prof. Alessandra Briganti

Guglielmo Marconi University, modelled around education and research, promotes innovative ICT-based educational methodologies, stimulating learners to develop high cognitive and practical competencies. The strong point of this educational system is the focus on the current educational demands required by the ever-changing working environment. By considering these developments, GMU offers learners high-quality market-oriented courses. We have been continuously growing our presence around the world through many strategic partnerships during past years and the Westford Education Group was the one of the major partnerships which has been very successful since 2015.

Athena Global Education is a new venture of Westford Education Group. A future-ready education solution, Athena Global Education utilizes the latest technology aimed at improving the learners experience. We are happy to have partnered for this new project and are eager to expand our partnership into different domains. The association with Westford Group has produced hundreds of graduates in past years and we look forward to enhancing the portfolio and providing accessibility to education around the world.

We welcome the learners of Athena Global Education to our qualifications and wish them the very best on their future endeavours.

Message from Dean

We believe in developing highest standard of education for all our students.

Dean

Dr. Rainer Masera

GMU Business School, Italy

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Admission Process

Please find below the detailed steps to be followed as a part of the admission process.

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Why This Course ?

Course Resources

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Why This Course ?

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Develops Core Skills

The MBA General Management program will help you to develop the core skills and professional competencies within 9 months to add value to an organization in the public or private sector. The course focuses on the theories, functions and implications of management techniques, as well as the principles and ethics of good management.

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Make Practical Decisions

This course considers a range of scientific approaches to decision-making based on quantitative, economic and operational considerations, and provides you with the tools to develop, assess and implement strategic initiatives to boost competitive advantage.

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Sharpens Leadership Acumen

This course will also help sharpen your leadership acumen and give you the practical skills and appropriate mind-set to develop in a constantly changing global landscape. The curriculum goes beyond the basics of management to prepare you for senior management positions, enabling you to effectively lead an organization with integrity and responsibility.

How You Learn ?

Engage with a scientifically developed learning pedagogy that ensures a quality and effective journey for the learners. Enjoy a seamless learning experience tailored to your level of expertise on the subject matter.

What You Receive ?

You will be receiving the following certificates as specified below:

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MBA in General Management issued by

Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy
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60 ECTS Master Degree Transcript issued by

Guglielmo Marconi University, Italy
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Postgraduate Diploma in Organisational Leadership issued by

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK
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Postgraduate Diploma Transcript issued by

Cambridge International Qualifications, UK
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Certified Manager Certification (Optional) issued by

Chartered Management Institute, UK

All certificate and transcript images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of respective Universities or Awarding Bodies.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Follow these steps to formally enroll into the MBA in General Management program:

1. Register on Athena Global Education for a free 7-day trial.
2. Upload all the documents as required under the 'Eligibility Criteria' to the learning portal by clicking on 'Enroll Now' on the learning dashboard.
3. The academic panel will then review your documents and if found to be eligible, send you an 'Admission Offer Letter'.
4. On receiving the 'Admission Offer Letter', you can start your payment.
5. You will be given access to subsequent module content only after completing the previous module.
Once your payment is confirmed, you will be sent an official 'Admission Letter' along with a receipt for the amount paid. You will also get access to the Assignment related documents in the 'Project Details' section.

If you are unsure about your eligibility or if you do not have a Bachelor's degree, then contact us at admissions@uniathena.com and attach the relevant documents in your email. You won't be asked to make a payment until we determine you are eligible to be admitted.

All applicants are required to upload the following documents in order to be eligible for admission:

1. Proof of having earned a Bachelor’s Degree - such as a Degree Certificate. If the documents are not in English, official translations should be submitted.
2. The final transcript of Bachelor’s Degree.
3. A copy of the government-issued photo identity card.
4. If you do not have a Bachelor’s degree, you can still apply through the mature entry route. You will have to upload an updated resume along with the relevant work experience letters issued by your employer/s. You may also be contacted by our faculty for a telephone interview in order to ascertain your eligibility for the program.

Yes, learners can apply for credit exemptions for the program based on previous work experience or educational qualification under Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APCL) and Accreditation of Prior Certified Learning (APEL) respectively.

Learners wishing to be admitted to the MBA-GM program should satisfy the following requirements:

1. Possess a Bachelor’s degree in any subject.
2. If you are not a native speaker, you should have an appropriate English proficiency level, e.g. an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent in all bands or possess a bachelor’s degree delivered and assessed in English, or proof of work experience in an English-speaking environment.
3. Applicants without a Bachelor’s degree will be considered on a case-by-case basis if they have relevant managerial experience of not less than 5 years.
4. Applicants admitted to the program via the Mature Entry Route are required to obtain their Postgraduate Diploma Certificates as a mandatory step.

We have two different payment methods fast-track and flexible plans. Both  are meticulously designed to provide learners with seamless and convenient learning experience according to their budget plans. The fast-track plan comes with monthly payment options, propelling learners to fast-forward their learning journeys and offering substantial savings on module fees. It will serve as an ideal choice for those seeking to optimize both their time and budget. In contrast, the flexible plan is tailored to work around the hectic schedules of professionals, enabling them to progress and eliminate monthly financial obligations.

After enrolling in a particular program or receiving the admission letter, we are unable to offer refunds as per our policy. However, prior to enrollment, all learners have the option to utilize the free trial period, which lasts between 3 to 7 days.

The Referral Policy is a UniAthena initiative to make our degree programs more  affordable to the learners. Learners can  share programs with  friends, family or even peers. If the Invitee enrolls for the suggested program, the next module is made free of charge.

The core resources of the program are video classes and related reading material. Each module is divided into smaller units to add momentum to your progress. Each unit has four levels (Video, Essential readings, Reference Material and Additional Resources) to build your understanding of the subject from Basic to Expert.

In addition, you will be learning from webinars and online library. Additional learning materials and case studies are curated by faculty.

Each learner will be provided with a Personal Tutor for each module to whom he/she can connect for any academic assistance for that module. For pastoral (non-academic)support, you can connect with your learners experience executive on call/whatsapp or mail(see@uniathena.com) and get your issue resolved.

To be awarded the MBA Degree, the learners are required to complete 6 modules followed by Dissertation. Once the 6 modules are completed, the learner will be eligible for a Post Graduate Diploma in Organisational Leadership. Learners can start with their dissertation once s/he has completed at least 3 modules. After completion of the Research Methods and Final Research, the learner is eligible for an MBA Degree.

Below is a list of all the modules in the MBA-GM program:

Course Details    Credits    Period
Sustainability and Business    8 ECTS    1 Month
Human Resource Management    8 ECTS    1 Month
International Marketing Management    8 ECTS    1 Month
Strategic Management And Leadership    8 ECTS    1 Month
Finance For Business    8 ECTS    1 Month
Strategic Supply Chain And Logistics Management    8 ECTS    1 Month
Research Methods & Dissertation    12 ECTS    3 Month

Each module will be assessed through a combination of formative and summative assessments. Formative assessment will follow a continuous assessment strategy which will include weekly assessments, business case presentations, group discussions and others, followed by a final project for each module (to be submitted in the last week of a module period). Research methods and dissertation will be supported by a guide appointed by Athena Global Education and the student is expected to submit an extensive report of 12,000 words. At this stage, learners will have an option to choose a business project instead of a dissertation.

Formative and summative assessments will carry 50% weightage each and there will be a minimum score requirement in Summative assessment to pass the module.

Once you have completed at least 3 modules, you can start with your dissertation. You will be assigned a Dissertation guide who will support you through the Research and Dissertation project.

A dissertation will have about 10,000 words. We will be conducting Dissertation guidance classes every month which you need to attend to get a clear understanding of dissertation work and what is expected out of your research. This is in addition to the Dissertation guide meetings. Once you submit the final dissertation, then you may be called for a “viva” to defend your dissertation depending on the decision of the assessor. The result will be published within 30 days of submission of the dissertation; if you fail the dissertation, then you will have an opportunity to resubmit the work as per the feedback provided by the assessor and the corrected work should be submitted within 30 days of publishing the results.

If you fail on your resubmission, then you may have to pay the dissertation fee again and you will need to start over on a new project.

Once you have enrolled for the Dissertation, you need to submit the final work within 6 months of enrollment. In case of failure of submission, an extension fee will be applicable. The shortest time allocated to submit the dissertation is 90 days.

Yes, the MBA-GM is awarded by GMU, Italy, hence it is globally accepted. However, different countries have different requirements, so they may enforce their own regulations on their educational institutes. Therefore, you are expected to check with the individual university you are interested in for further studies before you apply with us.

Under any unforeseen circumstances, if you want to withdraw from the program, you may apply for an Early Exit Award. Based on the credits earned and modules completed, you might receive a credit statement or a diploma or an extended diploma by paying the certification fee. You will be able to resume the course at a later date by re-enrolling and may resume from where you stopped, depending on the availability of that particular course at the time of re-enrollment.

Successful learners will be able to attend the annual graduation ceremony conducted in Italy. GMU will provide an invitation letter to all such learners which can be used for processing your visa for this purpose.

On successful completion of all the modules and Dissertation, learners can claim for a certificate by making the payment for certification fees. Upon claiming the certificate, it will take a maximum of 3 months for the learners to receive the certificate from the awarding body.
Extra Courier charges of $50 has to be paid for receiving the hardcopy of the certificate.

GMU certificate will be issued within 3 months of the declaration of result and payment of certification fee whichever comes latest.

We are following the ‘Pay as you go scheme for our learners. Learners can select how to proceed by choosing either flexible or fixed payment, learners have to complete each module within 21 to 60 days from the enrollment date based on the chosen payment method.