Global MBA in Impact Entrepreneurship - Accra (Ghana)

Admissions


QUALIFICATION

Attendance is compulsory and it is a condition for obtaining the University’s Master’s Degree. The minimum attendance required in order to receive the Degree is 90% of scheduled teaching hours.
All those who complete the course and passes required examinations are awarded the Master’s degree in “Impact Entrepreneurship” by Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore (Milan), Italy.


REQUIREMENTS

Candidates must be strongly oriented to being an entrepreneur. Specifically, prospective applicants must have:

  • A business idea (to start-up or scale-up a business or non-profit) with strong social/environmental impact
  • A three-year University degree
  • English Proficiency
  • Computer and internet literacy
  • Regular access to IT resources.

Candidates with no Bachelor Degree but extensive business experience and a strong business project, may be admitted to the MBA under exceptional circumstance. In such a case, the participant will not be awarded the Degree, but a certificate of attendance.


APPLICATION PROCESS 

All candidates who wish to apply for the MBA must follow two-step processes:

  1. Selection phase, aimed at evaluating candidate’s eligibility
  2. Administrative admission process, aimed at completing the administrative procedure.


STEP 1 - SELECTION PHASE

Applicants are required to produce the following documents:

1. Application Form (provided by CIBT)
2. Curriculum vitae
3. Business idea (2-3 pages) describing the characteristics of a new business or the development of an existing one. Business summaries should include:

  • Business idea or concept and Social mission
  • Target customers and Target market and size
  • Competitors, barriers to overcome and Competitive advantage
  • Estimated social/environmental/economic impact
  • Why my personal profile suits my business project

4. Letter of reference (minimum 1) either academic or professional.
5. GMAT or GRE certificate (not mandatory).
6. Copy of Transcript of grades and Bachelor Degree Certificate.

All documents must be written in English and forwarded to: graduateschool@cibtghana.net or CIBT, Accra, Ghana.

When
The deadline for the submission of application pack for the 4th edition of the MBA is August 1, 2016.

Acceptance
Qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview and, once accepted, will be given a pre-admission letter.

Admitted participants are required to sign the  MBA rules and regulations and to pay a deposit fee of GHS 800 (Eight Hundred Ghana Cedis) as confirmation of participation. The deposit fee will be deducted from the MBA’s campus fee.


STEP 2 - ADMINISTRATIVE ADMISSION PROCESS

Successful applicants will also be required to complete the second step of the application process. Selected Applicants will be required to submit the following documents:

  1. Two passport-size photos
  2. Copy of passport or Voter’s ID or National Identity Card
  3. “Dichiarazione di Valore”*.


* “Dichiarazione di Valore” is a certificate issued by the Italian Embassy that authenticates a foreign degree certificate. To obtain it the Applicant must apply to the Italian Embassy of the country where the Applicant completed his/her university studies and provide them with a notarized translation of the diploma in the Italian language. In some countries, obtaining the “Dichiarazione di Valore” may take up to two  months or longer.
The Universit Cattolica’s Masters Division can assist the applicants in their effort to obtain the “Dichiarazione di Valore”.

When
Participants admitted to the 3rd edition of the MBA will deliver the above mentioned documents to Catholic Institute of Business and Technology by October 1, 2016.

Class
In order to ensure excellence of training, no more than 50 participants will be admitted. The MBA staff will adopt the “first come, first serve” principle. The first 50 admitted participants who have paid the deposit fee after admission will be matriculated.


 

FEES AND SCHOLARSHIPS

The campus fee for the MBA is EURO 4,000 (Ghana Cedi equivalence).

Scholarships will be available to admitted students during the Business Idea Competition.

The MBA staffs are willing to develop individualized payment plans. For more information on payment plans, please contact us at:

For more information on payment plans, please contact us at:
Catholic Institute of Business and Technology, P. O. Box GP 765 Accra, Ghana
Email: graduateschool@cibtghana.net
Mobile: +233 (0) 57 55 34 432
Tel: +233 (0) 30-33-539
Website: http://altis.unicatt.it/mba-set-accra

Anno accademico
2016/2017
Sede proponente
Milano
Sede didattica
Accra (Ghana)
Data di inizio
01 ottobre 2016
Divisione
Impact entrepreneurship