BSc (Hons) or Diploma in Business Enterprise with pathways in: Service Management OR Innovation & Entrepreneurship

Duration: BSc (Hons) 8 Semesters (full-time) or 10 Semesters (part-time) Diploma 4 Semesters (full-time) or 6 Semesters (part-time)?

Application period: January to February or August to September
Exit award: 120 or 240 Credits

Two-thirds of the world‘s GDP comes from the service sector. In the current economic and global environment all countries are heavily dependent on the service sector for growth.  The Government of Oman emphasizes the on the development of entrepreneurship, Small and Medium Enterprises, and Innovation to sustain growth within the Sultanate across all industries including Tourism. 

The BSc (Hons) in Business Enterprise is the first programme in Oman to focus on Enterprise education for the Services sector. Graduates will have the skills, knowledge and attribute needed to successfully contribute to the effective management of service sector organizations in a variety of roles and/or to begin to build their own business enterprises.

Programme Aim

The BSc (Hons) in Business Enterprise aims to iinstillin students the mindset and skills required to act creatively and practically in the work place with ean mphasis on organisations in the service sector.  It gives all students the core understanding of   management and organizational growth through practical problem solving and real company case study analysis. Students have the choice of specializing in one of the following 2 areas:

- Service Management or 
- Innovation and entrepreneurship

 

Job Prospects

Career opportunities include entry-level management positions in the service sector in areas such as:

Business/Service Analysts
Innovation Associate
Customer Service Management
Product Management
Commercial Planning
Project Management 
Business Development
Marketing and Sales
General Management
Local Government and Service Consultancy

Graduates will also be equipped to start their own businesses in the service sector.  

Duration

The BSc (Hons) is a four-year programme which may be studied on a full-time or part-time mode.  The full time programme includes 8 semesters. Each semester consists of 13 instructional weeks, one study/reading week with final examinations/assessments conducted in weeks 15-16. Part time students attend classes in the evening. 

While full-time students will normally take a maximum of six modules or 30 credits in a semester, the maximum number of credits for part-time students will normally be 20.  Students may register either for the the BSc (Hons) programme or for the two year Diploma programme.

Programme Structure

YEAR 1
Academic English
Organizations and Management
Accounting for Business
Marketing
Computer Applications
Academic Writing
Facilities Management
Enterprise Skills
YEAR 2
The Effective Organisation
The Service Culture / Innovation in Business
Business Data Analysis
Service Marketing and Customer Care / Business Intrapreneurship Skills
Business Environment
Personal Development and Communication Skills
Professional Internship
YEAR 3
Human Capital and Organizational Behaviour
Operations and Logistics
Service Design and Delivery / Creativity in Organisations
Management Accounting
Quantitative Methods for Decision Making
21st Century Leadership
Research Methods
Service Strategy & Global Perspectives / Business Sustainability
YEAR 4
Entrepreneurship and SME Management 
Marketing Strategy
Retail Management / The Real Estate Business
Innovation in Travel and Transport / Managing the Food & Beverage Business / Strategic Hospitality Operations
E-Business Applications
Project Management / Service Innovation Lab
Dissertation

EXIT AWARD: DIPLOMA IN

BUSINESS ENTERPRISE: 120 CREDITS

Pathway: Service Management OR Innovation & Entrepreneurship

EXIT AWARD: BSc (HONS) IN

BUSINESS ENTERPRISE: 240 CREDITS

Pathway: Service Management OR Innovation & Entrepreneurship

 

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