The Commonwealth of Learning (COL) was inspired by the vision that the peoples of the Commonwealth must and can have access to knowledge, regardless of where they live and whether they are rich or poor. It was created by Commonwealth Heads of Government in late 1987 and became operational in early 1989.
The Commonwealth of Learning is an intergovernmental organisation, with headquarters in Vancouver, with a mandate to widen opportunities for learning in the Commonwealth member states by promoting the development and sharing of ODL resources and communications technologies.
The CEMBA/CEMPA Programme is designed to help busy practicing professionals, managers and public service officers gain a higher level of competency and develop an international perspective and global outlook. The Programme is flexible – offered via distance education while using a learner-centred system so students can continue to work while accessing higher education.
The Programme provides comprehensive and in-depth coverage of challenging issues through core, elective and project courses in Management and Public Administration.
The Programme significantly benefits from the excellent learning materials developed by individuals from top Commonwealth universities and institutions.
The Programme is modular and allows for multiple exit points, in response to the requirements of working managers and administrators. The terminal certification for the two streams is the Executive MBA and Executive MPA degree, respectively.
This programme is for you if you are:
Desiring to gain a higher level of competency and develop an international perspective and global outlook on Business or Public Administration.
The CEMBA/CEMPA Programme consist of four components:
(1) Core Courses
(2) Specialist Compulsory Courses
(3) Elective Course
(4) Required Courses
In order to complete the programme, the candidates will need to take 15 courses in total, comprising of 8 core courses, 2 specialist compulsory courses, 3 elective courses and 2 required courses.
The CEMBA and CEMPA streams share the following core courses:
Each stream has two (2) specialist compulsory courses.
(1) Strategic Management
(2) Quality Management
(1) Public Policy
(2) Development Planning and Administration
These electives are SHARED between the CEMBA and CEMPA streams:
There are two required courses:
(1) Research Methods
In general, admission to the CEMBA/CEMPA Programme requires the following:
2 Years Part-Time (Students may set their own pace for the Programme and must complete it within five (5) years)
SCR75,000 per year x 2 years = SCR150,000/=
Head of Department
P.O. Box 1348