About the course
The objective of the Professional Master in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification is to develop strategic management and leadership skills for Corporate Executives and Managers who have the authority and personal attributes to translate organisational strategy into effective operational performance. This qualification reflects current practice in Strategic Management and Leadership and allows learners to develop and expand high-level understanding of strategic management and leadership in the workplace. This qualification has a clear work related emphasis on practical skills development alongside theoretical fundamentals. Successful completion of the Professional Master in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification will equip learners with the key skills and competencies to become effective strategic managers.
At the end of the programme, graduates would be able to:-
• Objectively analyse and critically review various issues facing the organization.
• Apply the principles of strategic management & leadership to resolve issues and achieve organizational objectives.
• Demonstrate leadership qualities and skills to spearhead their respective departments and steer their subordinates towards a valued vision.
1. Strategic Management
2. Strategic Human Resources Management
3. Strategic Leadership
4. Applied Business Research Methods
5. Entrepreneurship and Innovation
6. Strategic Financial Management
7. Supply Chain & Operations Management
8. Strategic Change Management
Candidates coming into the programme are required to fulfill both the requirements of the Graduate School of Business, Universiti Sains Malaysia which is as follows:-
● Working adults aged 25 years and above with formal academic qualification i.e. Executive / Professional Bachelors Degree, Bachelors Degree; or a
● Diploma / Professional Diploma with eight (8) years working experience in related field and must be 30 years and above at time of application; or
● STPM / A – Levels / Foundation level programme with ten (10) years working experience in related field and must be 30 years old and above at time of application. This will be considered on a case to case basis by GSB.