Undergraduate Programmes

The undergraduate programs at Mona School of Business and Management provide students with a strong foundation in the broad functional areas of business.

The Mona School of Business and Management offers the Bachelors of Science degree (BSc.) in the following areas:

 

Accounting

The B.Sc. (Accounting) programme is designed to educate students on the theories, principles and practices of accounting. Students who take this major are qualified to commence a career as an accounting professional upon graduation. Courses in this programme include business law, financial management, auditing, taxation and management accounting.

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Banking & Finance

This programme seeks to develop a formally trained cadre of banking and Finance industry, Caribbean Professionals. It targets persons who desire formal academic qualifications to bolster their work experience and advance their technical competencies.

Chemistry and Management

This Major is offered by the Faculty of Science and Technology. Courses in both chemistry and management are taken by students in this programme. Among the management courses offered in this major are organizational behaviour, business law, financial management and business strategy and policy. Students interested in taking this Major should seek information from the Faculty of Science and Technology.

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Entrepreneurship

The Entrepreneurship Major will expose students to the entrepreneurship scholarship, engage them in entrepreneurial thinking and involve them in the best available practices with respect to entrepreneurship and business innovation.
The degree is suited for at least five groups of participants:
  • Those who are planning to establish their own business ventures;
  • Those who have existing business, but wish to equip themselves with the 'cutting edge techniques' for operating in situations of innovation, change and uncertainty.
  • Those who wish to work in existing organization, but hope to drive innovation and change in these entities;
  • Persons in other areas of study who wish to equip themselves with the best practices in entrepreneurship.
  • Those who want to pursue further studies in Entrepreneurship at the graduate level.

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General Management

The General Management Degree offers students a broad-based education in a number of core areas deemed critical to the successful management and operation of private and public sector enterprises. Students who take this major take courses in areas such as organizational behaviour, production and operations management, business communication, management of change, international business management, and management accounting.

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Human Resources Management

The Human Resources Management Programme is designed to educate students on the core theories, principles and practices of managing people in organizations. Students enrolled in this Major sit courses in organizational theory and design, industrial relations, business negotiations, team building, management of change, human resource management, among others.

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Marketing

The B.Sc. (Marketing) degree programme offers students a rigourous exposure to the qualitative and quantitative aspects of marketing. Marketing has always been a very dynamic field and has become even more so with the advent of online businesses. Students in this programme while being taught the latest theories and principles can expect very lively discussions in their marketing strategy, consumer behaviour, international marketing, and marketing research courses, among others.

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Operations

Operations Management is about how a business uses inputs such as labour, machinery and raw material to produce saleable goods and services. For a business to maximize profit, this process of transforming inputs into outputs must be done efficiently. Operations scientists have developed mathematical and scientific theories as to how businesses should operate for optimum outcome. Students in this Major take courses in production and operations management, productivity and quality management, quantitative methods and research principles, production planning and control, and project management, among others.

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Tourism Management

This programme provides students with a well rounded experience. The internship and language requirement will provide students with a unique international experience as well as a competitive advantage when seeking employment in the industry.

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An Option is a defined programme of study as set out in the Regulations and Syllabuses of the Faculty of Social Sciences. All students have a declared OPTION at Registration. An option can be designated as SPECIAL, MAJOR or MINOR. The SPECIAL contains 15 required or core courses, the MAJOR has 10 required or core courses and the MINOR contains 5 required or core courses.

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