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Executive MBA

Universidad Catolica De Murcia, Spain

The Executive MBA program helps you master the skills to navigate complex business situations for organizational survival and excellence.

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60 Credits (ECTS)

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This Executive MBA is completely delivered online, through a combination of pre-recorded lectures followed by well-developed learning materials along with a dedicated Personal Tutor support. The students gain flexibility of learning while maintaining access to face time with the tutors through the synchronous live online sessions.

Highlights of this course are:

  • This is triple certification program, Executive MBA from UCAM, Spain, Diploma from CIQ, UK and a Certified Manager certification from CMI, UK (optional)
  • The program consists of 60 ECTS Credits.
  • Universidad Catolica De Murcia (UCAM) Spain, accredited by Ministry of Education, Spain, is a member of Bologna Process in European Higher Education Area (EHEA) and It is also a NARIC approved university
  • The course delivery and assessments are based on real life situations and application which will directly benefit the learner at their workplace to improve their performance.
  • The course is designed to provide you with a range of knowledge  and skills which is crucial to lead a business organisation. The program aims to provide you with skills and business acumen to be successful in different domains of business.
  • Option to attend the annual convocation conducted by the University at Murcia, Spain.
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$5300 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

9-24 months

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Triple Certification

MBA, PG Diploma & CMI Certification (optional)

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Completely Online

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Accreditations

Ministry of Education, Spain

Course Modules & Fee

Your entire course is divided into several modules followed by project work. We follow a Pay as you go scheme, so you will be paying module wise whenever you are ready to pay for that module.

Module Fee

$3000($500 per module, total of 6 modules)

Dissertation Guidance & Assessment

$1000(to be paid in 2 installments of $500 each)

Diploma Certification Fee

$300(to be paid upon completion of modules)

Degree Certification Fee

$1000(to be paid upon completion of course)

Certified Manager Certification Fees

$300(optional)

Total Fees

$5300

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*ECTS equivalency chart is for comparison purpose only and doesn't reflect the exact mapping information, however, the final Masters awarded by the University will carry 60 ECTS credits. What Is ECTS?

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$5300 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

9-24 months

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Triple Certification

MBA, PG Diploma & CMI Certification (optional)

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Completely Online

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Accreditations

Ministry of Education, Spain

Admission requirement

Academic Route

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university (or academic equivalent) in any subject.

Mature Entry Route

If you don’t have a Bachelor’s degree, you can apply through our mature entry route. You’ll need to provide evidence of 3 years (Minimum) of relevant managerial work experience, along with certificates of your highest diplomas/degrees/professional certifications and an updated resume. Applications are assessed on a case-by-case basis. Please send these details to admissions@athena.edu. Applicants should be 23 years of age or above. Admission through Mature Entry Route will be subject to the discretion of the Athena Global Education and the respective Awarding Bodies/Universities

English Language Proficiency

If you are not a native speaker, you should have an appropriate English proficiency level, e.g. an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent in all bands or possess a bachelor’s degree delivered and assessed in English, or proof of work experience in an English-speaking environment.

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$5300 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

9-24 months

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Triple Certification

MBA, PG Diploma & CMI Certification (optional)

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Completely Online

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Accreditations

Ministry of Education, Spain

Why Athena?

Flexible

At Athena, you are in charge of your learning! You get to decide the pace of your learning based on your financial and time availability. The learning structure is modular, ensuring pace, effectiveness and momentum of your learning journey. With this byte-sized learning format you get to learn anywhere, anytime.

Affordable

With Athena as your learning partner, you follow a ‘Pay as you Go Scheme’ for your program, that means no upfront bulk payment of your fee. Instead, your fee will be divided into small pocket-friendly installments distributed across your program.

Accredited & Globally Accepted

Athena Global Education has partnered with reputed Universities and Awarding bodies, all of which are fully accredited by governmental regulatory bodies in their respective countries. Universities are NARIC Approved and are part of European Higher education, Bologna process, making the programs recognised worldwide.

Stackable

Byte-sized learning formats ensure that each learning item carries tangible value in terms of learning outcome, which allows learners to stack or combine small units into higher education credits toward a degree or diploma. At any point of time during your course, you can claim a certificate/diploma based on the credits you have earned so far.

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$5300 Total Fee

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Flexible Duration

9-24 months

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Triple Certification

MBA, PG Diploma & CMI Certification (optional)

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Completely Online

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Accreditations

Ministry of Education, Spain

Partners of this Programme

Universidad Catolica De Murcia (UCAM), Spain

Universidad Católica De Murcia (UCAM) is a university par excellence based out of Murcia, Spain. Established in 1996, the university is accredited by the Ministry of Education, Spain, ANECA, and is a member of ENQA, Universia, and EUA. UCAM is ranked among the 200 best universities in Europe and the 10 best valued by its students by The Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2021. UCAM has a strategic partnership network with more than 280 universities.

 

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Cambridge International Qualifications, UK

Cambridge International Qualifications (CIQ), UK is a professional awarding body based in the United Kingdom. CIQ is founded on the vision of helping individual learners and employers in attaining quality accredited awards. With centers across the Middle East, Europe, and the African region, CIQ is a proud certification partner for more than 100 organizations and has a progression pathway with some of the leading universities across the world. 

 

 

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Chartered Management Institute, UK

Chartered Management Institute, backed by royal charter is the only Chartered body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence. CMI’s management qualifications are recognized throughout the UK and Europe and provide a progressive framework that enables one to develop and broaden management skills. Their qualifications are designed in consultation with employers to meet today's demands and therefore it is valued by them.


 

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Admission Process

Please find below the detailed steps to be followed as a part of the admission process.

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Step 1 :Register for a free trial

Register for a 7-Day Trial and get complete access to the first module of this program for 7 days without any obligations.

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Step 2 :Submit online enrollment form

For Masters & Doctorate Program, you need to make a quick online application. For Certifications & Diplomas, you can enroll directly by making payment for 1st module.

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Step 3 : Pay & Start

Once your applications is approved, you will be able to start right away by making fee payment from your student portal 

Why this Course ?

1 Comprehensive coursework

This program covers core disciplines in Human Resource Management, Business Operations, Strategic Management and Leadership and Socio-economics through which you will gain the skills to navigate uncertain and complex business situations. You will also get the opportunity to choose from elective disciplines such as Finance, Sustainability, Supply-chain and Project management to further develop critical thinking, collaboration and resilience.

2 Triple certification

Executive MBA, a triple-certification program consisting of an Executive MBA from Universidad Católica de Murcia, Spain, Postgraduate Diploma in Organisational Leadership from Cambridge International Qualifications, UK and ‘Certified Manager’ certification from Chartered Management Institute, UK (optional) will help you to tackle global business challenges.

3 Global recognition

This degree is developed and delivered in partnership with Universidad Católica De Murcia (UCAM), Spain, ranked among the top 10 universities in Europe by Times Higher Education Ranking-2019 for Quality Education and therefore recognized all over the world

Course Resources

For more detailed information about the course, please click on the links below.

What You Learn

This is your expected skill development and learning from the program

Module 1

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International Human Resource Management

Duration: 21 to 60 days

The modules will equip them with knowledge, skill, and competencies to manage human resources in organisation.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS

Module 2

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Operations Management

Duration: 21 to 60 days

The module is designed to help students understand the strategic role of operations management and its competitive advantage for organizational survival.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS

Module 3

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Strategic Management and Leadership

Duration: 21 to 60 days

The module helps students to evaluate the relationship between organizational strategies, performance and stakeholder expectations.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS

Module 4

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Socio-economic and Legal framework

Duration: 21 to 60 days

Module builds understanding of the economic, social, political and legal context affecting the environments in which businesses operate

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS

Module 5

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Finance for Business Leaders (Elective)

Duration: 21 to 60 days

Builds understanding of the aspects of financial statement evaluations, considering the impact of economic factor on the businesses.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS

Module 6

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Sustainability and Business (Elective)

Duration: 21 to 60 days

The module will critically review sustainability challenges and opportunities for organizations in a global context

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS

Module 7

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Strategic Supply Chain and logistics management (Elective)

Duration: 21 to 60 days

This module supports strategic decision-makers as well as operational managers to manage successful logistics across their business.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS

Module 8

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Strategic Project Management and Implementation (Elective)

Duration: 21 to 60 days

Student develops a project in which they plan and implement a new product, service or process employing concepts learnt in the entire program

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 7 ECTS

Module 9

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Research Methods & Final Research

Duration: 3-6 Months

This helps student demonstrate their ability to investigate issues of their own choice over a significant period of time.

Level: EQF Level 7

Credits: 18 ECTS

How You Learn

Scientifically developed learning pedagogy, which ensures quality and effective learning experience for the learners. We ensure a seamless learning experience for students with varying levels of expertise on the subject matter.

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What You Get

You will be receiving the following certificates as specified below:

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Executive MBA issued by Universidad Catolica De Murcia (UCAM) . (view sample)

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Detailed Transcript with 60 ECTS Credits (EMBA) issued by Universidad Catolica De Murcia (UCAM) .

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Postgraduate Diploma In Organisational Leadership issued by Cambridge International Qualifications . (view sample)

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Records of Achievements with Grade issued by Cambridge International Qualifications .

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Certified Manager Certification issued by Chartered Management Institute . (view sample)

All certificate and transcript images are for illustrative purposes only and may be subject to change at the discretion of respective Universities or Awarding Bodies.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Learners wishing to be admitted to Executive-MBA program should satisfy the following requirements
1. Possess a Bachelor's degree in any subject
2. If you are not a native speaker, you should have an appropriate English proficiency level, e.g. an IELTS score of 5.5 or equivalent in all bands or possess a Bachelor's degree delivered and assessed in English, or proof of work experience in an English-speaking environment.
3. Applicants without a bachelor's degree will be considered on a case-by-case basis if they have relevant managerial experience of not less than 3 years.
All applicants are required to upload the following documents in order to be eligible for admissions:

1. Proof of having earned a Bachelor's Degree - such as a Degree Certificate. If the documents are not in English, official translations should be submitted.
2. The final transcript of Bachelor's Degree.
3. A copy of the government-issued photo identity card.
4. If you do not have a Bachelor's degree, you can still apply through the mature entry route. You will have to upload an updated resume along with the relevant work experience letters issued by your employer/s. You may also be contacted by our faculty for a telephone interview in order to ascertain your eligibility for the program.
Once you register for the course, you will have access to the learning resources of the first module (or "course" in the American system) where you can access the learning materials and the e-library. Your access to these learning resources will end after 7 days of registration and you will need to enroll for the program by paying fees for the first module. In order to be eligible for admission, you must upload all the eligibility-related documents on the learning portal and subsequently must have received an 'Offer of Admission' letter.
The core resources of the program are video classes and related reading material. Each module is divided into about 50 easy-to-assimilate videos to make your study easier. The video lessons provide you with adequate knowledge to understand the module content.

Apart from the video classes and reading material, you will be given access to live, interactive online classes where you will be able to attend a virtual classroom and communicate with instructors and your fellow students. This is an opportunity for students to clarify their doubts and get a clear understanding of how to work on the assigned project.

Additionally, you will also be learning from webinars, online library, and participation in the discussion boards, additional learning materials and case studies curated by faculty.
Yes, whenever a student joins, s/he will be assigned a Personal Tutor, whom the student can reach out for any academic assistance. For any non-academic assistance, student can reach out to the Student Experience Officer (see@athena.edu).
Once you move to the dissertation (thesis) stage, you will be assigned a Dissertation guide who will support you through the Research and Dissertation project. The Guide normally has 4 meetings with the student: The proposal meeting, then the first review, a second review, third, and lastly, a final review.

A dissertation will have about 10,000 words. We will be conducting Dissertation guidance classes every month which you need to attend to get a clear understanding of dissertation work and what is expected out of your research. This is in addition to the Dissertation guide meetings. Once you submit the final dissertation, then you may be called for a "viva" to defend your dissertation depending on the decision of the assessor. The result will be published within 30 days of submission of the dissertation; if you fail the dissertation, then you will have an opportunity to resubmit the work as per the feedback provided by the assessor, and the corrected work should be submitted within 30 days of publishing the results.

If you fail on your resubmission, then you may have to pay the dissertation fee again and you will need to start over on a new project.

Once you have enrolled for the Dissertation, you need to submit the final work within 6 months of enrollment. In case of failure of submission, an extension fee will be applicable. The shortest time allocated to submit the dissertation is 90 days.
To be awarded the E-MBA degree, the learners are required to complete all four modules from the CORE section (80 credits) and two modules from the elective section (40 credits). The learner needs to complete the Research Methods and Final Research upon completion of the PG Diploma stage to be eligible for awarding the MBA.

Below is a list of all the modules in the E-MBA program:
1. International Human Resource Management(CORE)
2. Operations Management(CORE)
3. Strategic Management and Leadership (CORE)
4. Socio-economic and Legal Framework(CORE)
5. Finance for Business Leaders(ELECTIVE)
6. Sustainability and Business (ELECTIVE)
7. Strategic Supply Chain and Logistics Management (ELECTIVE)
8. Strategic Project Management and Implementation(ELECTIVE)
9. Research Methods & Final Research (Mandatory)
There are no written exams for this E-MBA program. All the modules are assessed based on the module-specific project. Once you are enrolled in the module, you will be able to access the assignment brief under the 'Project Details' section in the learning portal. Apart from the assessment brief, you will be given the learning outcomes and performance criteria to know what is expected in the project from the learner. If you still have questions concerning the assignments, you can seek the support of the faculty during the live classes for the module. We are here to give you the help you need.

As soon as you are enrolled in a module, you will have 90 days to submit the assignment. However, submissions will be accepted from the 21st day of enrollment. You can choose to submit anytime during this 21-day to the 90-day timeline and immediately proceed to the next module. You can use this time to go through all the videos, read all the case studies and articles, and ask questions as you begin to write your assignment. Once submitted, you will not be able to make any changes.

After you have submitted the assignment, the faculty will evaluate and provide feedback, including results (your grade), within 21 days of your submission. If you fail, you will be given feedback on the assignment stating the reasons for failure. You will have to rework the project according to the feedback provided by the assessor. You will need to rework only the areas where you failed and not on the entire project. You will have to resubmit the assignment within 21 days of the publication of the result (grade). There are no additional fees for the resubmission.

If you fail to submit the assignment within 90 days of the enrollment date, you can request an extension of not more than 60 days and pay a fee of USD 100.00 ($100)

If you do not resubmit the failed assignment within 21 days of the published results, you may request an extension of not more than 60 days by paying USD 100.00 ($100)

If you fail again on your RE-submission, you may apply for a Re-Take by paying USD 150 ($100). You will have another 90 days of access to the resources and will need to submit the assignment within 90 days from the retake date. The process then restarts as mentioned above.
Once you have registered for the E-MBA program, the maximum time allowed to complete the program is 24 months. If you are unable to complete the course within 24 months, you may apply for an extension of 12 months by paying a Course Extension fee of USD 500.00 ($500).

The minimum duration of the course is defined as 9 months though some exceptions may apply.
Each module must be completed within 90 days of the enrollment date. The shortest time allowed for submission of assignment is 21 days from the date of enrollment.

The minimum duration of the course is defined as 9 months though some exceptions may apply.
Yes, the E-MBA is awarded by UCAM, Spain, hence it is globally accepted. However, different countries have different requirements, so they may enforce their own regulations on their educational institutes. Therefore, you are expected to check with the individual university you are interested in further studies before you apply with us.
This Degree is awarded by Universidad Catolica De Murcia, Spain which is accredited by Ministry of Education, Spain. Besides the university is approved by NARIC and is member of European Higher Education Area Bologna Process.
Under any unforeseen circumstances, if you want to withdraw from the program, you may apply for an Early Exit Award. Based on the credit earned and modules completed, you might receive a credit statement or a diploma or an extended diploma by paying the certification fee. You will be able to resume the course at a later date by re-enrolling and may resume from where you stopped, depending on the availability of that particular course at the time of re-enrollment.
Successful learners will be able to attend the annual graduation ceremony conducted in Spain. UCAM will provide an invitation letter to all such learners which can be used for processing your visa for this purpose.