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Athabasca University, Australia, Athabasca

Online Executive for Accountants - Accelerated Entry Route, M.B.A.

  • Online Executive for Accountants - Accelerated Entry Route, M.B.A.
  • Online
  • Duration : 1 year,?4 months

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AUD 21

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Course Highlights

Athabasca University offers the MBA Online Executive for Accountants - Accelerated Entry Route program.

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Course Overview

Athabasca University and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada are committed to developing global business leaders who combine solid strategic management skills with superior financial management knowledge and an understanding of sound corporate governance. Your professional accounting designation gives you enhanced access to Athabasca University's online Executive MBA program and a unique opportunity to broaden the scope of your strategic management knowledge. Students can choose between MBA Online Executive for Accountants - Standard Entry Route or Online Executive for Accountants - Accelerated Entry Route. I want to find another Master Course As you work through the program with other talented management professionals from various industries and locations, you will hone and expand your skills in managing information, people, resources, markets and operations, and learn to think in terms of organization-wide strategy from the executive viewpoint. AU acknowledges your financial management background by providing transfer credit in course areas related to professional accounting. Further, if you completed an undergraduate degree in business within the past 10 years, you could qualify for our accelerated admission route, further reducing your program completion time. Depending on your undergraduate studies, you may qualify for either the standard entry route or the accelerated entry route to the online Executive MBA.


Programme Structure This accelerated route to your Executive MBA acknowledges that the academic knowledge you acquired in your undergraduate studies in combination with your accounting knowledge and the experience you have gained in the workplace since graduating provides a solid base from which to advance into senior management study and practice. The accelerated MBA route gives you the flexibility to tailor your master s studies to your own interests and career goals. Once you have completed two mandatory courses, you can design the rest of your program using a combination of online and in-residence electives, international electives and, if you choose, a major research project. Extra Transfer Credit & Time Reduction If you are accepted into the online Executive MBA program via the accelerated entry route and hold an accounting designation, you will realize most of your benefits from the accelerated route itself which reduces overall MBA completion requirements from 48 credits to 30 credits.However, you will also receive additional transfer credit for one, three credit online elective course, meaning you will be able to complete your program even quicker.

Academic Entry Requirement

Academic Requirements To be accepted via the accelerated entry route to the AU online Executive MBA with your accounting designation, you must have the following: a bachelor's degree in business, completed within the past 10 years, with a minimum grade point average of 3.0 at least three years of managerial experience that may include managing people, projects, or budgets or professional experience with management level responsibilities. You must meet all the same admission requirements and construct the same application package as others who apply for the accelerated route to the MBA.

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