Business Administration

1. Program’s purpose and objectives:

The purpose of this program is to provide students with the knowledge and skills underpinning the administration of a business which includes the performance of management of business operations and decision making, along with efficient organization of people and other resources, enabling them to direct their activities toward common goals and objectives. The degree provides students with practical business skills in accounting, finance, human resource management, strategy, law, marketing, management information systems and economics.

Taking into consideration the general objectives are to:

  • Develop the student’s capacity to think, analyse and process information in an innovative and creative way
  • Develop the students analytical, critical thinking, decision-making and communication competencies that will enable them promote their personal/professional achievement and contribution to different types of business
  • Build breath of perspective through the general business requirements and provide sufficient specialization to meet basic professional and career requirements
  • Provide students with the necessary requirements for future academic and/or career prospects

The specific objectives of the program are to:

  • Provide students with a solid foundation in Business Administration in terms of theory and practical skills
  • Assist students in developing leadership skills which can be used to motivate employees

Enhance analytical skills and decision making in reaching solutions to problems relating to any type of a business.

Demonstrate their skills in developing a holistic perspective of the interconnected internal and external factors and make critical assessment of their impact on business

2. Intended learning outcomes:

Upon successful completion of the Business Administration program, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate their ability to communicate effectively in business through speaking, writing, and electronic means
  • Demonstrate their ability to work in teams and work effectively within them.
  • Illustrate their awareness and capability to analyse of environmental, economic, social, political, legal, and ethical nature including their impact on individuals and businesses.
  • Critically evaluate and apply concepts, techniques, strategies, and theories from any appropriate discipline in business contexts.
  • Differentiate between contexts of various sectors of business and adapt to them models and techniques of analysis, planning and decision making.
  • Demonstrate awareness of the major functions of business and their contribution to value creation.
  • Demonstrate their ability to analyze competitors and formulate strategies and tactics to build competitive advantage.
  • Describe ways to initiate and implement innovation and change programs working in interdisciplinary teams.

3. Course Distribution Per Semester

 

Α/Α Course Type Course Name Course Code Periods per week Period duration Number of weeks/

Academic semester

Total periods/

Academic semester

Number of ECTS
Α’ Semester
1. Compulsory Introduction to Management MGT 101 3 55 13 39 6
2. Compulsory Maths MTH 102 3 55 13 39 6
3. Compulsory Accounting I ACC 103 3 55 13 39 6
4. Compulsory Microeconomics ECO 104 3 55 13 39 6
5. Compulsory Computers Introduction CSC 105 3 55 13 39 6
Β’ Semester
1. Compulsory Business Environment BUS 201 3 55 13 39 6
2. Compulsory Organisations and Behaviour MGT 202 3 55 13 39 6
3. Compulsory Accounting II ACC 203 3 55 13 39 6
4. Compulsory Statistics MTH 204 3 55 13 39 6
5. Compulsory Macroeconomics ECO 205 3 55 13 39 6

Α/Α Course Type Course Name Course Code Periods per week Period duration Number of weeks/

Academic semester

Total periods/

Academic semester

Number of ECTS
C’ Semester
1. Compulsory Operation Management MGT 301 3 55 13 39 6
2. Compulsory Introduction to E-Business CSC 302 3 55 13 39 6
3. Compulsory Marketing MKT 303 3 55 13 39 6
4. Compulsory Financial Reporting FIN 304 3 55 13 39 6
5. Compulsory Human Resources Management HRM 305 3 55 13 39 6
D’ Semester
1. Compulsory European Law LAW 401 3 55 13 39 6
2. Compulsory Employee Relations HRM 402 3 55 13 39 6
3. Compulsory Financial Systems & Auditing FIN 403 3 55 13 39 6
4. Compulsory Business Strategy BUS 404 3 55 13 39 6
5. Compulsory Advertising and Promotion MKT 405 3 55 13 39 6

 

 

 

Α/Α Course Type Course Name Course Code Periods per week Period duration Number of weeks/

Academic semester

Total periods/

Academic semester

Number of ECTS
ESemester
1. Compulsory Marketing Intelligence MKT 501 3 55 13 39 6
2. Compulsory Entrepreneurship: New Venture Development BUS 502 3 55 13 39 6
3. Compulsory Research Project BUS 503 3 55 13 39 6
4. Compulsory Business and Society BUS 504 3 55 13 39 6
5. Compulsory Understanding Social Change SOC 505 3 55 13 39 6
F’ Semester
1. Compulsory Social Marketing MKT 601 3 55 13 39 6
2. Compulsory International Business BUS 602 3 55 13 39 6
3. Compulsory Money and Banking ECO 603 3 55 13 39 6
4. Compulsory Change and Creativity in Organisations BUS 604 3 55 13 39 6
5. Compulsory Development Economics and Policy ECO 605 3 55 13 39 6

 

 



Α/Α
Course Type Course Name Course Code Periods per week Period duration Number of weeks/

Academic semester

Total periods/

Academic semester

Number of ECTS
G’ Semester
1. Compulsory International Political Economy ECO 701 3 55 13 39 6
2. Compulsory International Marketing Strategy MKT 702 3 55 13 39 6
3. Compulsory Consumer Behaviour MKT 703 3 55 13 39 6
4. Compulsory Management Information System MIS 704 3 55 13 39 6
5. Compulsory European History HST 705 3 55 13 39 6
H’ Semester
1. Compulsory Global Marketing MKT 801 3 55 13 39 6
2. Compulsory Business Policy & Corporate Strategy BUS 802 3 55 13 39 6
3. Compulsory International Law in contemporary society LAW 803 3 55 13 39 6
4. Compulsory Human Rights and the International Order LAW 804 3 55 13 39 6
5. Compulsory Issues in European Integration BUS 805 3 55 13 39 6