The AGSB graduate program is designed for the successful undergraduate with some significant work experience so that the successful participant will gain the necessary skills and experience to successfully contribute to any business organisation in a mid-level general management position.
The university considers a general manager as being one who applies academic and practical concepts in order to analyse a variety of business situations on a global perspective and who works both individually and in teams to formulate ethical and reasoned judgements that are logical, supported by facts and effectively communicated.
The following are the stated Intended Student Learning Outcomes of the MIBA program:
1. The successful MIBA participant will be able to analyze and evaluate the performance of a business in the functional areas of general management (accounting, economics, finance and marketing).
2. The successful MIBA participant will be able to analyse and evaluate decision alternatives using business theories, tools and techniques for internal and external analysis of a business or industry situation and be able to support and defend their recommendations.
3. The successful MIBA participant will be able to create, design and present advanced oral and written business presentations and basic scholarly papers.
4. The successful MIBA participant will set an example to other students by exhibiting the behaviours and skills to conduct their affairs in a businesslike manner with respect to their appearance, timeliness and preparation, as well as demonstrating the ability to work cooperatively in mixed teams towards a common goal.