Create your own customized MBA program specifically tailored to your needs. The Custom MBA is the ideal study program for you to acquire the exact skills you need to advance your professional career: you can choose your own courses and complete the courses at the master’s level that interest you most and that you require to further enhance your professional career.
For each completed course you will receive a certificate, the CAS (Certificate of Advance Studies) after passing each course examination and another certificate, the DAS (Diploma of Advanced Studies) after successfully completing three courses and the relevant examinations.
If you then feel like studying further and broaden your knowledge, you can then complete another three courses and receive the official MBA diploma (Master of Business Administration).
If you then want to apply for the extensive MBA (accredited by AAC) at the highest level in order to be able to enter a doctoral program at a later stage, you will have to complete another three courses and redact a master thesis.
Are you looking for better career opportunities? Do you want to earn a higher salary? Do you want to sharpen your skills and acquire more knowledge to help you in your current job but don't have the time to undertake a regular master’s program? The Global Humanistic University is committed to developing professionals, business leaders, and managers that will be prepared for all the challenges of the global marketplace.
You can study for free and boost your career opportunities as a guest student of the GHU.
However, if you want to challenge yourself and test your knowledge at the GHU and earn your certificate, you will have to pay a fee of $990 to request the assessment for each course and pass the examination.
Here are the currently offered courses. The list of courses will be growing continuously, offering courses in english, spanish and portuguese.
To understand the principles, and concepts of international corporate finance. This module emphasises economic principles like parity conditions and the puzzle effect on carry trade.
To extend corporate finance into the global context by studying the economic, fiscal currency and political environment in which international companies operate and the methods and techniques they use to manage their operations
An in-depth understanding of the specific issues in international corporate finance
Based on the text book by Hill this module introduces global business. I use consulting projects that I completed for multinational companies to see if students can get the basic information from internet sources. These case studies are real world case studies, not artificially sanitised case studies. Students might even find information that I missed when I did this for a multinational company.
The objective of the module is to provide appropriate exposure to international business management to persons already involved in or considering international business with the aim of enhancing the international managerial capability and competitiveness of business organisations.
This module emphasises the relationship between sustainable return and risk. Measurement of these variables and introducing the probability concepts underlying this relationship. How do you calculate the probability that a listed company trades below intrinsic value? Standard text books covering the core concepts are available.
This module assumes that students have some basic knowledge of Statistics. Students must understand at least the concepts:Regression and the normal distribution.This is a Master’s level course:On a masters level students must show that they can add value. It is not enough to merely repeat what is in the prescribed study material.
A basic statistical / numerical literacy is assumed for this course.
Typically it would be beneficial if you had an understanding of the following:
• Descriptive Statistics - Calculate mean, standard deviation, correlation and regression with a calculator.
• Use the normal distribution tables to read off probabilities or use a calculator.
• Monte Carlo simulation (“Monte Carlo simulation” on the Microsoft online help)
• The equation of a straight line: y - y1 = m (x - x1).
• Changing the subject of a formula.
Basic research methods
This is a basic statistics course designed for students that need to revise their knowledge of statistics.
This module is designed mostly for students that intend doing research in the broader financial management discipline. The module is very flexible and allows students to specialize in various areas of financial management. The assignment are:
•An in depth review and analysis of an article
•A literature review
There are examples of article reviews and a literature review that students can folow as a guideline.
This course is designed mostly for students that intend doing research in the broader area of philosophy of science and research methods. The module is very flexible and allows students to specialize in various areas of financial management. The assignment are:
•An in depth review and analysis of an article
•A literature review
There are examples of article reviews and a literature review that students can follow as a guideline.
This module is designed either for doctoral candidates or students preparing to study a doctorate.
"Organizational behavior is the study of how individuals and groups act within the confines of a larger system. Classes in this subject train students to apply psychological principles to communications, organizational planning and personnel management"
Will explore theoretically and study the organizations world-wide, such as, multi-nationals and non-profit organizations, how the governance matters are practiced, in the area of corporate structure of rules, practices, and processes, to direct and manage.
Corporate social responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability course explores organization social practices, and strategies used to sustain resources to enhance shareholders value over the long-term period. Will also explore CSR models that will demonstrate the nature and extent of organization involvement in social practices and the relationship with stakeholders and the public. The emphasis will be how the CSR can influence society in the area of economic, social, and environmental and thereby assisting in improving brand name of the organization.
"Introduces the student to the business concepts and methods used to report managerial performance information to internal users and managers, to assist in making sound business decisions in managing the firm."
Fourth industrial evolution encompasses newer technologies that improve productivity.
•This is a fast changing field
•Many of the tasks that humans perform today will be replaced by computers, robots and artificial intelligence. This will drastically improve productivity and reduce cost of goods to the consumer
•It is influenced by innovative technology companies that disrupt everyday life with new technologies that are:
•either successful or fail.
•Successful technologies often get disrupted by even newer technologies.
Crypto Currency (Mining, Blockchain, Wallets, Crypto Banking, etc.).
This course introduces students to Crypto currency. There are thousands of crypto currencies, running an a variety of platforms. The platforms are not necessarily interoperable. We start with atomic loans (crypto currency debt), Investing in crypto currency, investigating crypto currency bubbles, tail risk with crypto currency, crypto currency compared to Forex, comparing bandwidth and storage requirement of some crypto currencies and crypto currency mining.
Bitcoin as a decentralized currency attracted public interest due to its dis-inflationary nature, when compared to fiat currency.
This course is designed to teach the theoretical aspects of strategy making to achieve consistent corporate growth and smart business decision making. Study internal corporate resources and capabilities and external environment to direct the strategy formation. Explore the concept of competitive advantage, and types of corporate strategies as important options in strategic decision making.
The course will explore theories, techniques, and psychological behaviors that will make a person a successful leader, in the current age of high technological complexity, that demand to face challenges and continuous skills development, and to be able to inspire, motivate, and lead others. Ethical and strategic leadership will also be explored beside core leadership required practices.
This course will assist students to understand the concepts, techniques, and writing research report or thesis for the graduate or post-graduate degree or any corporate research project requirement. Students will journey the research phases and will learn the research requirements and research adoptions, in particular, research paradigms, methods, and processes. The end goal of this course is to equip students to conduct research scientifically using various research tools and approaches and motivate to become a good researcher.
Es un curso de la tecnología a distancia empleando elementos tecnológicos avanzados para el aprendizaje autogestionado, que combina elementos técnicos y técnicos requeridos para la gestión de proyectos, desde una visión gerencial estratégica. En él los participantes, una vez recibimos los conocimientos técnicos realizados en una investigación sobre las experiencias reales de proyectos en la Organización a la cual están vinculados, e irán afectados durante el curso un Plan de un Proyecto significativo concreto, abordado con un enfoque metodológico sistemático estratégico. El proceso teórico - práctico del curso, pone al estudiante en capacidad de desarrollar progresivamente en el complejo campo de la gerencia de Proyectos exitosos.
Es un curso de la modalidad a distancia, empleando avanzados elementos tecnológicos para el aprendizaje autogestionado, que combina elementos teóricos y prácticos requeridos para elaboración de planes estratégicos y la acción gerencial previa a su realización, así como su ejecución y control. En orden de ideas los participantes, una vez obtenidos los conocimientos teóricos realizarán la elaboración y formulación de los elementos que comprenden el proceso de planificación estratégica, desde la perspectiva de casos reales.
Es un curso de la modalidad a distancia, empleando avanzados elementos tecnológicos para el aprendizaje autogestionado donde se explora el papel de la Gerencia de Operaciones en el Sistema Gerencial Total, desde una perspectiva estratégica, que implica el proceso de diagnóstico de la producción y establecimiento de los eslabones logísticos que permiten colocar el producto en manos del cliente, atendiendo a las necesidades de éste y la organización
Mergers and Acquisitions, “big boys” strategic games in action, will examine the processes involve and techniques apply in conducting due diligence in unique quantitative and qualitative perspectives encompassing wide range of areas from acquisition search to complex specialist valuations to negotiating deal. Accordingly, merger or acquisition team becomes the advisory role to senior management and board in strategic decision making.
Basic module on Research methods
This module provides a foundational understanding of how businesses operate from financial, organizational, and strategic standpoints. However, rather than providing you with only a list of terminologies or a toolbox of frameworks, the goal of this course is to help participants gain an intuition around how to think like a business – especially when coming from a social science background and practice.
Strategic planning is the process to formulate, implement and evaluate strategies to support cross functional decision of the company. Everything is changing with unexpected speed. Competition, Innovation, polices, environment, technology and human resource are some major concerns of the company. Companies follow the traditional ad-hoc, forecasting methods to compete in the market will not work for long term. Strategic planning is now become mandatory process to clearly define company objectives, goals, internal resources, external factors and to evaluate overall cycle for eliminating bottlenecks.
The course is a detailed finance and financial management initiative. It covers the foundations of finance, intermediate finance, and advanced financial management concepts.
The course is for learners to understand elements of financial accounting, and be able to analyze the financial statements of persons, businesses, not-for-profit, and government organizations; to make inform decisions on success of the organizations.
Regardless of the growth of technology these days, organisations still require human input to ensure growth and survival in this environment. The Human Resources Management function will remain an important skill and requirement for all managers in order to ensure the right people occupy the right positions all the time.
This is the main course introducing students to the world of business Management and its constituents. Students are advised to take this course first because, without a fundamental understanding of the business environment's scope, it will be hard to cope with changes and challenges in future.
One of the most important tasks of a manager is making decisions for and on behalf of an organisation. This requires knowledge of the proper and accurate financial position of the business. Accounting is the process of gathering and recording financial information that helps managers and various business stakeholders to make viable financial decisions for the business. While this course does not intend to make you an accountant, you should, however, understand the duties performed by these professionals in order to be able to supervise them better and use their reports more productively.