The BINUS BUSINESS SCHOOL MM in Professional Business Management is a master’s-level program designed for professional who are preparing to be strategic business leaders. This program is designed for those who want to better understand and acquire skills and competencies for managing businesses.
This program recruits students of various backgrounds and helps them become generalists: business leaders with effective decision-making abilities. General managers must master every facet of business and must be able to lead the enterprise holistically, and to emphasize how key decisions affect each business function.
The MM in Professional Business Management consists of subjects that walk you through various functional areas. This program is designed to guide you through your personal transformation and development. You will be equipped with analytical skills needed to identify, frame, and solve complex business problems, and with confidence to make important business decisions for rapid changes in organizations or industries.
A capstone course in strategic management integrates all courses and allows you to practice skills for running a sustainable, successful business. The program emphasizes rigorous analytical and strategic thinking, which is essential for business leaders. You will be challenged to understand the theoretical underpinnings of the courses and to use your understanding to solve real-world business problems.
Each student should be able to critically identify problems/issues in management, create innovative solutions, and develop recommendations and implementation plans.
Each student should be able to develop the required understandings and prioritize suitable leadership concepts.
Each student should be able to build effective communication skills using appropriate ICT tools.
Each student should be able to propose responsible decision with enhanced sensitivity to various stakeholders which are affected by management decision.
Teaching and Learning Method
The teaching, learning, and assessment methods used in the program, such as case studies, in-class exercises, simulations, group project assignments, and presentations are designed to enhance the students’ capabilities in problem identification and analysis, in developing strategic recommendations and exchanges of ideas. Students learn theories, concepts, and best practices from faculty members with strong academic backgrounds and 15 years of business experience on average. On occasions, the program also invites visiting professionals as guest lecturers to give broad and practical overviews and challenges of various industries. These experiences support the students’ individual career objectives and in addition may provide enhanced social and professional networks. Furthermore, the regularly-held CEO, CFO, and CMO guest seminar events also enrich students with new perspectives on how to relate the theoretical foundations they learned with current business practices and the corporate challenges they face.
Innovation will be developed through course assessments that put emphasis on content comprehension and innovation. Innovation thinking, commonly referred to as ‘Design Thinking’, will be developed through courses in the program. Students are required to translate selected innovative ideas into a visible design to comprehend the end-to-end innovation process. This innovation thinking approach is implemented in the teaching, learning, and assessment process of several courses throughout the program.
At the end of the program, students will be required to complete a final thesis that will assess students’ comprehensive understanding of the business management concepts learned in the program. With English as the formal language of instruction, the program is expected to ensure that our graduates are ready to enter the international workplace.
Employability and Career Support
A wide range of career opportunities in business and management in services and manufacturing industries, as well as in private and public enterprises, will be available to students after successful completion of this eighteen-month program. The integrated curriculum is designed, developed, and prepared to support students in building their technical and non-technical skills to face industry challenges.