Degree Requirement for IMBA (1-Year Track)

Minimum requirements are:

      1.  Three-term residence in principle
      2.  A total of at least thirty-eight (38) credits
      3.  An acceptable Research Report or Master’s Thesis (grade of B+ or better)
      4.  Total GPA of at least 3.00
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The MBA 1-Year Track is designed as a full-time, residential program, 12 months (three terms and a summer period) are required for completion of the degree.  Previous study at other institutions does not reduce the 12 month residential requirement for the MBA degree.

The courses are divided into the five categories listed below and students are required to complete a minimum of 38 credits according to each category.  Courses in each category are shown HERE. It is highly intensive and demanding program and the students are expected to have good time management skills to accomplish all the degree requirements within the timeframe.

Category Required Credits
Core Required Courses (Basic) 16
Core Required Courses (Research Seminar)
4
Capstone Courses 4
Core Elective Courses 8
Elective Courses 6
Required Number of Credits for Graduation 38

1. Students are required to take 9 Basic Courses (16 credits) and four summer Capstone Courses for graduation.

2. Research Seminars are designed for guiding students to develop and complete the graduation research report or thesis. These seminar courses are offered in sequence, starting from Research Seminar I (Fall), II (Winter), III (Spring), and IV (Summer). For more details about these seminars, please refer to the Research Seminar section.
3. There are nearly 20 courses listed in the “Core Elective” category. Students are required to choose some of the courses from among them and obtain 8 credits.
4. Any credits earned from the GSIM courses can be counted in the elective category.  If you obtain more than 8 credits from the courses listed in the “Core Elective” category, the exceed number of credits will be counted in the Elective category.
5. Student’s course load must not exceed thirteen (13) credits per term.  Our recommended work load for 1-Year Track students is
    12 (Fall) + 12 (Winter) + 10 (Spring) + 4 (summer)=38 credits



Our Mission


ENGLISH-BASED EDUCATION TO DEVELOP “WISE” INDIVIDUALS FOR GLOBAL BUSINESS AND SOCIAL LEADERSHIPS


Schedule for 1-Year Track MBA Program

TERM CORE REQUIRED COURSES CORE ELECTIVE COURSES
OTHER ELECTIVE COURSES
Fall Term
Oct.-Dec.
10 Weeks
Financial Accounting
Marketing Management
Strategtic Management
Research Seminar I
Business Communication
Corporate Level Strategy
Service Management
Applied Statistics
Computer Based Decision Modeling
and Other GSIM Elective Courses
Winter Term
Jan. – Mar.
10 Weeks
Corporate Finance
Organizational Behavior
Operations Management
Cross-Cultural Management
Business Ethics
Research  Seminar II
Managerial Economics
Corporate Governance
Innovation and New Business Creation
Negotiation Strategy
Transnational Management
Marketing Strategy
and Other GSIM Elective Courses
Spring Term
Apr.-Jun.
10 Weeks
General Management
Research Seminar III
Managerial Accounting
Cross-cultural Communication
Investments
Leadership
Human Resources and General Talent Management
Brand Management
Supply Chain Management
IT Strategy & Policy Planning
and Other GSIM Elective Courses
Summer Term
Jul.-Aug.
8 Weeks
Capstone Courses *
(1 Week Courses with 1 Week Break in between)
Leadership Bootcamp
Strategy Simulation
International Career Development
Competing in Emerging Markets
Research Seminar IV
Late August Graduation: Master of Business Administration (MBA)

You can also find the program structure HERE.