INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM

Master Degree Program

The International Program at CMMU aims to develop organizational leaders with up-to-date knowledge and skills in management to deal with dynamic global changes through a combination of relevant research and practical learning.

MANAGING FOR SUSTAINABILITY (MFS)

Our world is increasingly facing serious problems, partially due to population growth, increasing life spans, pollution, overconsumption and waste, among other things. Are companies doing enough for their communities, their employees, their country, their world? Have they developed a deep enough understanding to set forth clear and measurable goals and integrate sustainability into their corporate strategy? Today’s companies must learn more about sustainability concepts and how to apply them to improve their business practices.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS SPECIALIZATION?

This program aims to help develop knowledge and skills, which can immediately be applied across a wide range of business settings and help companies improve their capacities as related to sustainability initiatives. Knowledge gained from business practitioners across a wide range of industries, plus findings from CMMU faculty’s research and publications will help students learn about key issues in sustainability and provide valuable knowledge for the businesses they work for, not just for today, but also looking forward to the future.

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

Graduates of the program are prepared for careers in consulting companies with a focus on sustainability and corporate social responsibility. They may work in larger companies with departments focusing on sustainability, corporate social responsibility, and green product development. Or in smaller firms, including new start-ups, that specialize in green products or services. Graduates may also work in government or non-governmental organizations (NGOs) that focus on sustainability issues.

Contact and Enquiries

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  • Open 10.00 - 18.00 Weekday
  • Open 08.30 - 16.30 Weekend
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  • Curriculum Structure

    Plan A
    Thesis Plan
    Plan B
    Thematic Plan
    1. Pre-Courses None Credit None Credit
    2. Required Courses 21 Credits 21 Credits
    3. Elective Courses 9 Credits 18 Credits
    4. Thesis 15 Credits -
    5. Thematic Paper - 6 Credits
    Total Credit 45 Credits 45 Credits
    Required Courses (21 Credits)
    • Strategic Marketing Management
    • Financial Management
    • Asian Economy in the Global Context
    • Managing People in Organizations
    • Managing Business Information and Emerging Technologies
    • Strategic Management
    • Decision Skills (for thematic paper track only)
    • Business and Management Research (for thesis track only)

    Elective Courses

    Plan A: Thesis Plan (Total 9 Credits)
    3 Required Elective Courses
    • Sustainable Leadership in Action
    • Sustainability Strategy
    • Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management

    Thesis (Total 15 Credits)

    Plan B: Thematic Plan (Total 18 Credits)
    3 Required Elective Courses
    • Sustainable Leadership in Action
    • Sustainability Strategy
    • Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management

    + 2 Free Elective Courses within the specialization

    • Knowledge Management for Sustainability
    • Managerial Negotiation Strategy
    • Consulting Tools for Sustainability
    • Soft Skill Development

    + 1 free elective course (from any specialization)

    Consulting Practice Topics (Total 6 Credits)

  • Course Description

    • Strategic Marketing Management

      Marketing, strategic analysis of markets, market research, consumer behavior, customer relationship management, corporate social responsibility, ethics, retailing, logistics, distribution channels, branding, advertising, events, public relations, omni channel and digital marketing, pricing, promotion, environment scanning, competitor analysis, new product development, product adoption, direct marketing, sales force

      Strategic Management

      Strategic management process, company stakeholder and policy, external environment analysis, Internal environment analysis, building competition advantage through function-level strategies, department strategy, competition and industry environment strategy, world environment strategy, organization strategy, vertical integration, diversification and strategic alliances, development, building and restructuring the corporation, designing organization structure, strategic control system design, matching structure & control to strategy, application of strategic change and case study analysis, Integration and of multidisciplinary knowledge

      Asian Economy in Global Context

      Microeconomics, demand and supply, elasticity, government policies, production and output, costs, perfect competition market, monopoly, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, game theory, market failures. Macroeconomic, measuring GDP, economic growth, inflation, unemployment, monetary policy, fiscal policy, business cycle, international trade, and international finance, the examples and cases of real situations happened in Asian economies

      Financial Management

      An overview of the financial management framework of a corporation; financial statement analysis; ethics of financial management; financial planning and forecasting financial statements; working capital management; time value of money; investment decision-making; interest rates and bond valuation; risk, return and the capital asset pricing model; cost of capital; valuation of stocks and firms; capital structure decision-making; distributions to shareholders; cash flow estimation and risk analysis; multinational financial management

      Decision Skills

      Frameworks for effective management decision-making, models and tools for decision makers, use of information for decision making, cultural, organizational, research skills for managers, psychological and ethical factors affecting business decisions

      Managing People in Organizations

      Individual behavior, personality type, values, attitudes and job satisfaction, role of motivation and performance, group behavior, emotional intelligence, communication and decision making, leadership, power and politics, organization structure, organization design, ethics and social responsibility, corporate culture and environment, cross-cultural management, planning and goal setting, organizational development and change

      Managing Business Information and Emerging Technologies

      Information systems from the business viewpoint; understanding of its business activities and information requirement, emerging technology, application systems to support stakeholders needs and enhance business value, information systems development, evaluation and selection

      Business and Management Research (Thesis Plan only)

      The basic structure of a research, the interdependence between research objective, research framework (in terms of variables studied and related hypothesis), and research methodology (in terms of methods of data collection, data measurement and data analysis). Sampling design, questionnaire design, interview, and experiment, Management and analysis for quantitative or qualitative data at basic and intermediate levels
    • Sustainable Leadership in Action

      Organizational sustainability; Anglo/US capitalism; Rhineland capitalism; sustainable leadership; Western and Thai approaches to organizational sustainability; organizational sustainability assessment; organizational sustainability strategy formulation and planning.

      Sustainability Strategy

      Sustainability management frameworks, sustainability strategy, social responsibility, corporate responsibility/corporate social responsibility (CSR), ethics and corporate governance, stakeholder theory and other related sustainable management approaches for well-being, balance and sustainability, UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), Triple Bottom Line to balance people, planet and profits, Sustainability Balance Scorecard, Sustainability reporting, sustainable business applications, business cases for sustainability.

      Sustainable Logistics and Supply Chain Management

      Principles of logistics and supply chain management, trends and issues in modern logistics and supply chain, sustainability and green supply chain, the various kinds of sustainable logistics and supply chain management models, the methods to forecast and analyze the sustainable logistics and supply chain performance, sustainable logistics and supply chain strategy, and best practices of sustainable logistics and supply chain management

      Knowledge Management for Sustainability

      Knowledge as main asset; value stream through knowledge managementprocesses; creation, assimilation, leveraging, sharing and application of knowledge, knowledge management for sustainable communities and all stakeholders, continuous process of collaborative learning

      Managerial Negotiation Strategy

      Negotiation process as a management instrument, influence building to colleague, supervisor, subordinate, supplier, customer, labor union, government, trade association, efficient negotiation strategy and case studies

      Consulting Tools for Sustainability

      Consulting skills, interpersonal skills, analytical skills, emotional intelligence, communication skills, coaching skills, leadership skills, people development skills, change management, team leadership, conflict management, management for sustainability

      Soft Skill Development

      Significance of soft skills in communication, coaching and active listening skills, mentoring, facilitation, handling difficult people, giving constructive feedback, and inquiry skill
  • Graduation Requirements

    Students who have satisfied the general requirements for admission or successfully transferred from Conditional Status will be admitted as Graduate Students. Successful completion of the Master's Program requires students to meet quality standards set by the College.

    • *Students must maintain status as active students during each trimester of study until graduation. Active status requires registration for a minimum of three (3) credit hours in a trimester.
    • Students must earn an overall GPA of at least 3.0 in their Master's degree program.
    • Students must pass a Written Comprehensive Examination to demonstrate their mastery of core material in the CMMU management curriculum.
    • All students must demonstrate English proficiency prior to graduation: TOEFL ITP score of 520 which Is equivalent to TOEFL IBT 68, IELTS 5.0, or MU GRAD TEST 70.

Fee Structure

Item Enrollment Term 1 Term 2 Term 3 Term 4 Term 5 Total
1. Matriculation - 35,000 35,000 35,000 35,000 35,000 175,000
2. Entrance Fee 38,000 - - - - - 38,000
3. Tuition Fee1 - 43,200 43,200 43,200 43,200 43,200 216,200
Total Academic Expenses 38,000 78,200 78,200 78,200 78,200 78,200 429,000

Remark
1. All students are required to achieve at least 45 credits. The fee (excludes textbooks) of 216,000 THB (4,800 THB/credit x 45 credits) charged for the Master of Management (International Program) is considered a "total program fee".

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Why choose the International Program at CMMU?
  • We keep class size small to allow for interaction and practical learning activities
  • We offer flexible study times (evenings and weekends)
  • We provide study abroad opportunities at more than 30 partner universities worldwide
  • We offer double degree and dual degree options in France and Australia
What are the advantages of studying in the International Program at CMMU?
In a nutshell:
  • Practice English, the global language of business, science and culture, while studying business. Five semesters of everyday exposure means, your English ability will improve quickly.
  • Improve your job opportunities with multinational companies. It is increasingly common for MNCs to replace expats with locals. A diploma from the International Program signals that you have an international mindset and English proficiency.
  • Improve your job opportunities with Thai companies seeking to expand abroad.
  • Share classes and make friends with our many exchange students. In many of the elective courses, a third of the students are from abroad, leading to a stimulating, multi-cultural classroom environment.
  • Have the experience of a lifetime studying abroad for one or two semesters at one of our nearly 40 partner schools around the world.
  • Earn a dual degree with our affiliated schools: With one or two semesters abroad, you can earn a second Master’s degree from three prestigious universities: UTS (Australia), Macquarie University (Australia), and Toulouse University (France).
  • Have a chance to attend a business project competition with our company partners such as Unilever and have an opportunity to work with them as a management trainee.
  • Our international team of faculty members come from a variety of countries such as Austria, Belgium, Germany, the Netherlands, Thailand and the U.S. They have PhD degrees from well-known universities in Europe, the US and Australia, and actively publish in high-quality journals. Many have also taught at foreign universities and have industry experience.
  • For those of you considering further studies or working abroad in the future, having a diploma from an English-language program improves your chance of admission.
I intend to work for a Thai company serving mainly the Thai market after graduation. Do I lose anything in terms of learning how to do business in Thailand if I study in the International Program?
No. Even though the language of instruction is English, our faculty use a mix of local and international examples. Using Thai examples can be useful to make the class topics more relevant. It should be said, however, that most of the frameworks, theories and best practices of business are universal. Our primary goal is to change the way you think and how you approach business problems, not to teach you details of the local market. There are also situations where international examples are preferable, for instance, to illustrate cutting edge management thinking from innovative companies around the world.
I’m not sure if my English is good enough. Will I have a problem doing the course work?

As part of our admissions process, you will take a language test and also come for a face to face admissions interview. We are not looking for perfect English but we want to ensure that English will not be an obstacle to your successful completion of the program. If we think that your level of English is not sufficient we will recommend that you take English classes.

Which should I choose: CI, IS, CP/Thematic Paper or Thesis?
Independent Study (IS)
Can be a study of a specific company or case, or it can be broader, such as exploring a business opportunity or trying to understand motivations or satisfaction.

Each of these options (CP, CI, IS) add up to six credits, whereas a thesis is 15 credits, and is expected to be a more comprehensive project.

Thesis

A thesis requires a literature review of past relevant work, and then original research is conducted by the student and presented to an academic committee. Anyone potentially interested in Ph.D. study should consider either the IS or thesis option. Students with a full scholarship are required to write a thesis.

When can I consider going on exchange at one of CMMU’s partner universities?

Students should pass the comprehensive exam before they consider going on an exchange program. The best time for exchange would be term 4 or term 5.

My job does not allow me to go on exchange abroad for a full term. Are there any short-term exchange opportunities?

Yes. Several of our partner universities offer short-term exchange opportunities for one week, or two weeks, or 1 month. CMMU also offers an international study trip as part of a CP Course on International Business

Why a double degree?
  1. Earn two degrees.
  2. Get a competitive edge and a better job when you graduate
  3. Obtain two degrees in only 5 terms (depending on the institution)
  4. Study in an international environment that will provide you the soft skills you need to boost your career
  5. Enjoy studying and living in a different environment.

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