Degree Requirement for IMBA (1-Year Track)

Minimum requirements are:

  1. Three terms of enrollment
  2. Acquisition of at least 32 credits
  3. Submission of a master’s thesis or research report
  4. Passing the thesis/research report evaluation and final examination
  5. Acquisition of total GPA of at least 2.5
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The MBA 1-Year Track is designed as a full-time, 12 months (three terms and a summer period) are required for completion of the degree.

The courses are divided into the five categories listed below and students are required to complete a minimum of 32 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
(Research Report Option)
Required Credits
(Thesis Option)
Core Required Courses (Basic) 13 13
Core Required Courses (Advanced Seminars)
6 6
Capstone Courses 3 3
Core Elective Courses 12 8
Elective Courses 2 2
Required Number of Credits for Graduation 36 32
  1. Students are required to take 7 Basic Courses (13 credits) and 3 Capstone Courses for graduation.
  2. Advanced 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 Advanced Seminar I (Fall), II (Winter), and III (Spring). For more details about these seminars, please refer to the Research Seminar section.
  3. There are about 50 courses listed in the “Core Elective” category. Students are required to choose some of the courses from among them and obtain 8-12 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. It is recommended that students evenly distribute their course load over their terms. When this recommendation cannot be followed, a student’s course load must not exceed twelve (12) credits per term nor can a student take less than two (2) credits per term. Credits from Advanced Seminars and language courses are excluded in these maximum/minimum term credit limits.



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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.

Financial Accounting
International Management
Marketing Management
Organizational Behavior
Strategic Management
Advanced Seminar I
All courses offered by the university, except for IMBA Core Required Courses and language courses, can be counted as Elective Courses.
Winter Term
Jan. – Mar.
Corporate Finance
Corporate Social Responsibility
Advanced  Seminar II
All courses offered by the university, except for IMBA Core Required Courses and language courses, can be counted as Elective Courses.
Spring Term
Apr.-Jun.
Advanced Seminar III All courses offered by the university, except for IMBA Core Required Courses and language courses, can be counted as Elective Courses.
Spring (Special) Term
Jul.-Aug.
Leadership Bootcamp
Strategy Simulation
International Career Development
Late August Graduation: Master of Business Administration (MBA)

You can also find the program structure HERE.