ABS Modular MBA

The blended structure – online and on-campus classes – requires participants to attend classes at our campus for a one-week intensive study every three months. Four intensive weeks in a year. Eight weeks in total.
Each intensive week runs from Saturday through to the next Saturday.
To complete the Modular MBA programme, eight weeks of in-class study, and at least 72 credit hours of coursework is required. There are six semesters in all. The last semester is an elective semester and participants can choose Entrepreneurship Track or Technology Track. Marketing or General Management Track.
There is an optional one-month international module overseas available for MMBA participants which is paid for separately.
Program Calendar”
March: Brush up: Theory of management, Marketing, Economics, Finance, Accounting, Ethics, Communication ( Online)

First Year: March – December

First Semester: March – July

Second semester: July – October

October: Internship for Regular MBA and Consulting for Modular MBA

November – December: Presentation of Field Experience/Exams

Second Year: Jan – June (Elective Period)

First Semester: January -March Elective Period (Local or international)

Second Semester: March – June Capstone Research

Programme Structure

Week of Resumption Online School Campus Items to receive
Orientation Online Possible offline Orientation Materials
Registration Portal register for courses Course outline
Familiarization Joint seminars Joint seminars
Course work Received first semester work materials
Stage I Saturday – Saturday 8 days Assignments Marketing and Business Environment 8 cases
Accounting and Managerial Finance 8 cases
Systems and Operations Management 8 cases
Strategic Management and Leadership 8 cases
Stage II Assignments Received second semester Materials
Elective Module 1 4 cases
Elective Module 2 4 cases
Stage III Integrative Research and Consultancy Project 4 presentations

Electives: You can choose from the three elective tracks on offer in the third semester.

Entrepreneurship Track

  • Entrepreneurial Finance 1.5
  • Family Business Management 1.5
  • Competing with Technology and Innovation 1.5
  • Business of Sports, Media & Entertainment

Technology Track

  • Competing with Technology and Innovation 1.5
  • Business of Sports, Media & Entertainment 1.5
  • E-Commerce & Platform Strategy for Business 1.5

General Management Track

  • Negotiation: Elective 1.5
  • Agri-business Management: Elective 1.5
  • Human Behavior In Organizations 1.5
  • And any other two electives from either the Entrepreneurial track or Technology track.

Marketing and Business Environment

Learn how to interpret and develop marketing strategies in the current and future business environment.
You will study the internationalization of business and marketing strategy, taking into consideration current trends from the marketplace.

Learning outcomes

  • Upon completion of the module, you will be able to:
  • Evaluate the principles of marketing
  • Summarise and critically assess the key factors affecting business performance in international markets
  • Appraise the impact of emerging issues on international marketing activities
  • Analyse and synthesise the different elements of the marketing mix and the role of these elements in achieving marketing objectives
  • Evaluate the response of an organisation to global external forces

Course assessment strategy

The assessment strategy ensures you have gained the relevant knowledge and skills at each stage of your programme. The competencies you acquire are related to both professional contexts, and local and international perspectives.

Assessment profile

The assessment strategy has been designed around authentic contemporary case studies. They will test your research and communication skills, as well as your understanding of central theoretical concepts and core competencies. These include:

  • Identifying the central issue(s) of the case
  • Presenting a critical overview of the tools, models and methods that will be used to help deal with the issue(s)
  • Evaluating and presenting the facts of the case
  • Determining any necessary assumptions along with a justification for making the assumptions
  • Presenting a critical analysis and synthesis of the facts of the case, including the use of the models and tools identified above as applicable
  • Presenting conclusions and recommendations that are realistic and add to the research question

Accounting and Managerial Finance

Understand the importance of investment and financial decisions in creating and capturing value for businesses, as well as in obtaining sustainable competitive advantages. You will learn how to analyse financial statements and corporate finance structure, examine the means used by companies to raise finance and manage financial risk. Graduating with the ability to maximise corporate value and minimise financial risk, you can look forward to an influential role in management.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the module, you will be able to:

  • Summarise key principles, trends and tools in accounting and corporate finance
  • Demonstrate effective approaches to the analysis of corporate finance structure and corporate financial statements, using applicable tools and techniques
  • Assess the practical application of models and theories to decisions on corporate financing
  • Critically evaluate the economic benefits of various types of financing
  • Use internal and external financial information to appraise business performance

Course assessment strategy

The assessment strategy ensures you have gained the relevant knowledge and skills at each stage of your programme. The competencies you acquire are related to both professional contexts, and local and international perspectives.

Assessment profile

The assessment strategy has been designed around authentic contemporary case studies. They will test your research and communication skills, as well as your understanding of central theoretical concepts and core competencies. These include:

  • Identifying the central issue(s) of the case
  • Presenting a critical overview of the tools, models and methods that will be used to help deal with the issue(s)
  • Evaluating and presenting the facts of the case
  • Determining any necessary assumptions along with a justification for making the assumptions
  • Presenting a critical analysis and synthesis of the facts of the case, including the use of the models and tools identified above as applicable
  • Presenting conclusions and recommendations that are realistic and add to the research question

Systems and Operations Management

Enhance your understanding of information management issues affecting modern businesses, and learn how various systems can help to ensure efficiency. You will discover how organisations can gain a competitive edge through good supply chain design and effective use of ICT. The knowledge and skills you acquire during the modules will prove crucial in your future management career.

Learning outcomes

Upon completion of the module, you will be able to:

  • Critically appraise ways in which the operations and information systems functions contribute to an organisation’s competitiveness and strategic direction
  • Evaluate the key factors in the competitive advantage versus necessary cost debate
  • Synthesise and examine complex information on IT related issues
  • Identify and justify the information required to implement effective operational decisions, with particular reference to change management
  • Describe and critically assess organisations – from systems, information and business process perspectives

Assessment profile

The assessment strategy has been designed around authentic contemporary case studies. They will test your research and communication skills, as well as your understanding of central theoretical concepts and core competencies. These include:

  • Identifying the central issue(s) of the case
  • Presenting a critical overview of the tools, models and methods that will be used to help deal with the issue(s)
  • Evaluating and presenting the facts of the case
  • Determining any necessary assumptions along with a justification for making the assumptions
  • Presenting a critical analysis and synthesis of the facts of the case, including the use of the models and tools identified above as applicable
  • Presenting conclusions and recommendations that are realistic and add to the research question

Strategic Management and Leadership

This module explores how strategy is formed and how it impacts upon businesses, as well as the importance of strategic management. You will be introduced to concepts, frameworks and practices in strategic management, in addition to leadership methods. Everything you learn will help you to excel in middle or senior level management.

Learning outcomes

  • Upon completion of the module, you will be able to:
  • Critically evaluate current strategic management tools, techniques and concepts
  • Analyse the strategic planning process
  • Critically examine the complexity of the environment and its implications in the decision-making process
  • Apply and appraise strategic approaches to practical situations in various types of organisation
  • Assess current developments in the organisational environment and alternative responses related strategy

Course assessment strategy

The assessment strategy ensures you have gained the relevant knowledge and skills at each stage of your programme. The competencies you acquire are related to both professional contexts, and local and international perspectives.

Assessment profile

The assessment strategy has been designed around authentic contemporary case studies. They will test your research and communication skills, as well as your understanding of central theoretical concepts and core competencies. These include:

  • Identifying the central issue(s) of the case
  • Presenting a critical overview of the tools, models and methods that will be used to help deal with the issue(s)
  • Evaluating and presenting the facts of the case
  • Determining any necessary assumptions along with a justification for making the assumptions
  • Presenting a critical analysis and synthesis of the facts of the case, including the use of the models and tools identified above as applicable
  • Presenting conclusions and recommendations that are realistic and add to the research question

Modular MBA school Fees: contact us for fee

Class to begin in March for First in-take

Targets are Banker and Busy Executives 1 week in class every 3 months (March, August, and October)

Application will be online:

The following documents are to be attached to the online application:

  1. Three references from three referees who know the applicant in professional capacity. The references may come from the same organisation and may also be sent directly by the referees
  2. Copies of Ordinary level results and university degree certificates ( Statements of result is acceptable)
  3. Official transcript are required after admission ( These should be sent directly by the applicant former school)
  4. Curriculum Vitae
  5. Copy of NYSC certificate or letter of exemption
  6. A recent passport photograph
  7. Evidence of ability to pay ( for self-sponsorship , kindly attach your 3 months bank statement or pay slip)

Admission Requirements

  • Five o level credit including English language and Mathematics
  • Minimum of Second class lower degree from a recognized university or equivalent qualification
  • Minimum of 3 years post-graduation work experience including NYSC
  • Demonstrate intellectual capacity, maturity , professionalism, problem-solving skills and decision making during pre-admission test