Master of Business Administration

in Strategic Management

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Rushford Business School, Switzerland

This MBA is also awarded with a UK Ofqual regulated Level 7 Diploma in Executive Management

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Program Overview

Strategy is an integral part of every organization’s management model. It is through the implementation of strategy, organizations can achieve their vision, mission, goals, and objectives. Rushford brings to you 100% online MBA in Strategic Management to help you achieve more in your organizations.

Strategic Management is the utilization of key knowledge, skills, techniques, and tools to achieve the organizations’ goals. The aim of strategic management is to provide the organization a well-researched, documented blueprint for the management of the strategic planning cycle. Organizations that perform with the best outcomes usually have strong strategic planning processes, and the management is well trained and experienced in ensuring strategic planning and implementation are in place.

Strategic management involves the processes that are needed to reach the strategic planning phase. It ensures that management has the best information to develop a strategic plan that has the most likelihood of success. Risk management, dynamic planning, change management, milestone measurements, action plans, gap reviews, etc. are some important aspects to be kept in mind when developing a strategic plan.

The Rushford MBA in Strategic Management has been developed to suit experienced professionals as well as new graduates who would like to gain knowledge and skills in Strategic Management. The aim of the program is to inculcate strategic thinking, critical analyses, big picture view, line of sight, and business acumen.

Next Start Date:
01 Jul 2024
25 Jun 2024
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Program Curriculum

MBA - Strategic Management (Online)

1. 12 MBA Core Courses & 3 Electives (Total 60 Credits)

Average Course Length: 3 weeks

2. Strategic Management Specialization Courses (16 Credits)

3. Strategic Management Capstone Project (14 Credits)



You are required to hold at minimum a recognised bachelor’s degree with a minimum overall score of 55% (GPA 2.0 on a 4.0 point scale) or higher.

In some instances, you may also require relevant work experience and/or research experience. If applicable, you may demonstrate this through submission of a CV, portfolio, and/or a personal statement.

English Language Proficiency:

Our programs are conducted in English language. As such, you must demonstrate proficiency in English language by submitting one of the following test scores during the application process:

IELTS Overall: 5.5
TOEFL (iBT: 58+; PBT: 490+; CBT: 167+)
TOEIC Overall: 555+
PTE Overall: 50+
Duolingo Overall: 90+

English Proficiency Waivers: 

The English proficiency test is not required for the following candidates:
– Native English Speakers, OR;
– Applicants having completed their schooling in English (i.e. High School Diploma or IB), OR;
– Applicants having completed their undergraduate or graduate studies in English, OR;
– 2 years of work experience in an organization where English is the primary language of communication.

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The Rushford MBA in Strategic Management puts an intense focus on ensuring that the student receives comprehensive exposure to training in strategy. Students who aspire to be part of teams that look at the big picture must look at this MBA as an excellent choice to pick the knowledge and skills needed to be successful. Strategy is a skill-based science that is based on fundamentals that when used appropriately impact the organization in a highly positive manner. In that context, this MBA is for all seasoned professionals who aspire to grow into strong business leaders. For new graduates, this MBA provides a steppingstone to demonstrate keen interest and knowledge in strategy.

This MBA puts emphasis on business and market fundamentals that build on the concepts that have been taught in the core MBA before embarking on this specialization. Most of this specialization is taught through real case studies and students are guided to critically analyze the case studies. This MBA provides you with the edge that is needed to perform at the highest level with the organizations’ vision and mission in focus. Students of this MBA assume a more holistic view of the business and are thus able to derive insights that are usually unlikely at a business unit level.

After completing this MBA, you can expect to make a positive impact to your current role and demonstrate a visible talent in strategy for your peers and management to visualize. This is usually the first step in the positive direction for your upward career progression.

Rushford offers avenues for networking, internships, industry mentors, site visits and other opportunities for overall student experience and learning.

To apply for this program kindly follow the application process as described in the following link:

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Career Support

All students at Rushford Business School are provided career support in the form of resume development, interview preparation, job search guidance etc.

Application Tracking

Kindly submit your application using our online application portal. You will be able to track the various stages of your application.

We focus on your development!

Real World Simulations

Various courses are accompanied by simulations in which you are given a situation that you must resolve based on what you learnt in the program and your experience. There are usually no right or wrong answers in simulations. They are to make you understand how a situation may unfold in the real world and prepare you to make the right decisions.

Personality Assessment

As an incoming student at Rushford you will undergo a personality assessment using a validated tool for MBTI® (Myers-Briggs Type Indicator) to help you unlock the potential of personal growth. It is a groundbreaking framework that empowers you to hone your skills, identify strengths and differences, and lay the groundwork for an enriching journey of self improvement.

Networking Events

We understand the importance of networking in building a successful career. That's why we offer a range of networking events to help our students connect with industry professionals and build the relationships that can lead to new opportunities.

People & Tech Skills

Both people and technology skills are essential for success in today's world. We have entered in a new era of business and management wherein the paradigm of interaction between people and machines is changing and evolving at a rapid pace. What was relevant 5 years ago is not as relevant today. At Rushford, we offer you an ungraded skillset of both people skills and technology skills so that you can better appreciate how to operate in this new paradigm and be prepared for the landscape change that is inevitable in the coming years.