1.What is the duration of the Executive MBA Program?
There will be eight semesters spread over Two years.
2.How many courses I have to complete?
You have to complete 15 courses totaling 45 credits. There are 6 Foundation courses, 6 Core courses and 3 Electives.
3.What is the medium of instruction?
English is the only medium of instruction.
4.Where to apply?
As a first step, you have to open EMBA page by clicking the tab on the top right side of YIC web site and fill the attached Electronic Application form. Within one week we will inform you whether you are eligible for admission or not. You can also fill this form and submit it in person along with the required documents mentioned in the checklist, before the stipulated date. If you are not eligible, we will send you a mail explaining the reasons and possible remedial measures to rectify the shortcomings.
5.What are the specializations you offer?
You can choose specializations in Finance, Marketing, Global Supply Chain Management, Technology Management or Organizational leadership. You can even opt for a general specialization by mixing courses from any specialization cluster. However, a minimum number of students should opt for a particular specialization for the course to be offered.
6.Which institution is awarding the degree?
The degree is awarded by University of Indianapolis, USA. All admitted students will belong to University of Indianapolis, will be issued student IDs and get access to all resources of the University available to a student studying in the home campus in United States.
7.Who will teach the courses?
Courses are delivered in three modes. Some courses are taught by YIC faculty members, some are taught by visiting faculty from University of Indianapolis, Athens Campus and some will be offered at Athens during summer.
8.When and where the classes are conducted?
The MBA Classes will be conducted at Yanbu Technical Institute (YIT) campus. For the first semester, there will be three sessions in a week- one session from 6pm to 9 pm on Wednesdays and two sessions on Thursdays, one each in the morning and afternoon. There will be a tutorial session on Tuesdays from 8 pm to 10 pm where the students can come and discuss matters related to the subject areas and the program with the teaching faculty and the coordinator. There will be no classes on weekdays.
9.What are the arrangements for study materials?
There will be prescribed text books for each course. The books can be purchased, though limited copies will be made available in the library. Cost of study material is not included in the program fee structure.
The tuition fee will be SR 69,000 for the whole program and a one-time admission fee of SR 750 payable along with the first semester fees.
The fee is payable every semester depending on the number of courses offered per semester. Detailed course offering plan and semester-wise fee are given in the website, www.yic.edu.sa
Yes, subject to a maximum of 9 hours from another accredited program. Please see the program brochure for details.
Yes, you can. However, you have to complete the program within five years from the date of registration. Also, if there is a hike in the course fee you may have to bear the cost after two years from registration.
A student who has paid the fees but drops out before commencement of the classes will be refunded in full. A student drops out during the first week of classes will be refunded up to a limit of (75%) of the fees paid. If he drops out during the second week of classes, he will be refunded up to a limit of (50%) of the fees paid. Dropping out after this period will not entitle the student for any cash refund.
Please visit the web pages of EMBA from YIC’s website and look for Course & Fee structure
You have pay an Administration and processing fee of SR 750 along with the first semester fee.
A cumulative Bachelor degree GPA of 2.50 out of 4 (3.30 out of 5) is preferred. (See item No: 22 below). However students with lower Bachelor degree GPA can be admitted without GMAT if they have Masters Degree or possess Professional certification such as Chartered Engineer, Chartered Accountant, Registered Pharmacist etc.
No. If you have studied your Bachelor Program in English there is no need of TOEFL. If your qualifying degree is taught in Arabic or any language other than English, a good TOEFL score is necessary for admission in to the program.
If you do not have 5 years working experience, you can compensate the shortfall by providing GMAT score. The lesser the experience, you need higher scores. Also applicants who do not have a Bachelor degree GPA of 2.80 out of 4 (3.50 out of 5) are advised to write GMAT.
You have to submit two recommendation letters, one from your educational institution and one from the current employer. If you have left your educational institution long time ago, two recommendation letters can be from different supervisors from the employing organization. These letters must be original.
No and Yes. We need only true copies (Photocopy with original stamp of the university) of your transcripts and Degree Certificates. Yes, we require original recommendations and original experience certificates.
As you are a student of University of Indianapolis, you can opt to learn from any campus, subject to the availability and timing of the course.
You can visit www.yic.edu.sa . If you want to have a conversation with one of our team members, dial 0500910399.
If you follow the normal schedule and complete all courses with the stipulated grades you will graduate in the month of June 2015..