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ICI is tasked with the mission of inspiring the next generation of leaders. Our MBA program prepares students to become outstanding business leaders in our fast-changing world.

The program provides core knowledge in the fields of Accounting, Analytics, Entrepreneurship, Leadership, Markets, Marketing, Finance, Management and Strategy. Our curriculum will help you gain key skills and the competitive edge you need to succeed.

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Why Study With Us?

  • 100% Online

    Study anywhere, anytime. Online study will give you control over where and when you study. Get ahead faster, without putting your life on hold.

  • Accredited

    The ICI MBA is jointly awarded and accredited by the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC).

  • Best Value

    Our MBA is the most competitively priced program. Pay upfront and receive a 10% discount or select the interest-free instalments.

  • Flexible and Accelerated

    MBA programs can be completed in 1 year. Study at your own pace whether you’re at home or work-without leaving your front door.

  • Course Outline

    • 1
    • Accounting
    • MBA101
    This course is designed to give students a level of understanding of accounting and accounting principles that is necessary to effectively manage businesses. Prior knowledge is not required. The course won’t make students technical accounting experts, but at the end of it, participants will be able to interpret balance sheets, income statements, and other financial documents. It will equip students to confidently engage with accounting experts.
    • 2
    • Analytics (Business Statistics)
    • MBA102
    The course aims to enhance each student’s ability to apply modern statistical methodologies to decision-making. It is a practical course that will involve the use of Excel to illustrate how to apply the methodologies that will be taught. The course is multidisciplinary with links to accounting, economics, finance, marketing, and operations management. The course will teach you how to forecasts trends, how to understand statistical principles, and how to predict the risks that are associated with taking different managerial actions.
    • 3
    • Fundamentals of Leadership
    • MBA103
    The aim of this course to prepare students to become responsible leaders capable of effectively leading in a variety of organizations. The course will teach students how to influence with and without formal authority. The course will include some reflection exercises along with readings that will enlighten students on they can become more responsible and effective as leaders.
    • 4
    • Corporations and Markets
    • MBA104
    The aim of this course is to teach the fundamentals of microeconomics, and the develop students’ understandings of the importance of economics to business. The course will help students build a very important understanding of how corporations and markets interact. Students will learn about supply and demand, the nature of competition, pricing methodologies, and other economic concepts.
    • 5
    • Entrepreneurship
    • MBA105
    This course will familiarize students with the concepts that are foundational to understanding modern entrepreneurship. The main objective of the course is to demystify the entrepreneurial process and to provide students with tools to understand and effectively engage with the world of entrepreneurship. This course teaches a multi-disciplinary approach to entrepreneurship in order to prepare students to lead modern organizations. The social considerations that are important in modern entrepreneurship will be a key aspect of this course.
    • 6
    • Marketing
    • MBA201
    The aim of this course is to familiarize students with strategic concepts central to marketing. The course is designed to further familiarize students with the importance of marketing when trying to increase demand for a business’ goods and services. We will explore how the role of marketers and the methodologies that marketers employ are changing and how technology is changing the way markets work. We will also explore the effectiveness of different marketing channels.
    • 7
    • Business Finance
    • MBA202
    This course is designed to improve each student’s ability to understand the finances of firms. This will help students to interact with senior management, make decisions as senior managers, or even start their own firms. This course will get all its participants more familiar with the central and fundamental concepts in finance.
    • 8
    • Operations Management
    • MBA203
    The aim of this course is to familiarize students with the principles and methodologies central to the management of operations in the modern world. We will explore the importance of operations on efficiency, effectiveness, and organizational success.
    • 9
    • Strategy
    • MBA204
    This course is designed to enlighten students on the immense importance of strategy in the overall success of firms. The course will explore the causes of different levels of organizational performance. We will explore how strategic considerations differ and should differ between different types of organizations. We will also look at how those considerations contribute in varying degrees to success. This overall aim of this course to teach students the importance of looking at the bigger picture and how to do just that.
    • 10
    • Entrepreneurial Finance
    • MBA205
    The aim of this course is to familiarize students with concepts central to entrepreneurial finance. The course will explore the considerations that must be made by entrepreneurs seeking funding and parties interested in supporting entrepreneurial ventures.
    • 11
    • Business and Politics
    • MBA301
    This aim of this course is to familiarize students with the nonmarket considerations that must be made by individuals in more senior positions. The course is designed to teach students how to effectively navigate the politically complex environments in which businesses find themselves.
    • 12
    • Project Management
    • MBA302
    This aim of this course is to introduce students to the fundamental principles of project management. The course will prepare students to lead projects and deal with the challenges associated with managing projects and teams.
    • 13
    • Sustainability and Circularity in Business
    • MBA303
    The aim of this course is to expose students to the key principles and considerations for businesses prioritizing sustainability in the modern world. The course is designed to show students the importance of considering the environment and society at large when making strategic decisions as business leaders.
    • 14
    • Reputations, Presentations and Leadership
    • MBA304
    This course is designed to help students develop a deeper understanding of the importance of reputations and presentations to personal, professional and corporate success. We will explore how reputations are made, how they can contribute to competitive advantage, and how they can be can be affected over time.
    • 15
    • The Entrepreneurship Project
    • MBA305
    This course is designed to give you an opportunity to go through the ideation and exploration process of developing an entrepreneurial idea. The course will allow you to learn to navigate the early stages of the entrepreneurial process. You will explore ideas, hypothesize, test your hypotheses, and develop a pitch deck.
  • How Will You Benefit?

    1. Develop priceless managerial skills
    2. Maintain your current job while studying 100% online
    3. Complete your MBA in 1 year or at your own pace
    4. Learn from an integrated curriculum teaching you the most valuable and sought-after skills with access to your own tutor
    5. Gain credit for prior learning or experience
    6. Save money with the most competitively priced MBA program
    7. Take advantage of an interest-free payment plan
    8. Increase your chances for a higher salary
    9. Fast track your career opportunities
    10. Take a tax deduction, if directly related to your current work. Always confirm with your tax adviser
    11. Graduate with the most sought-after business degree in the corporate world and enhance your personal brand

    Graduates typically receive a full return on investment within a year of graduation. This may result from a new position or promotion that recognizes the achievement of becoming an MBA graduate or an offer of higher remuneration.

    The compounded return over the length of your career is what really makes an MBA so valuable. It is an investment that should return significant lifelong dividends over the course of your career. MBA’s are key to career progression and acquiring valuable new skills and abilities which are highly valued in the business world.

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  • Career Prospects

    Typical career opportunities include:

    • Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
    • Senior Manager
    • Executive or Leadership Role
    • Company Director
    • Business Consultant
    • Senior Government Leader
    • Entrepreneur

    MBA program graduates are commonly seen as candidates for leadership roles and those destined for the senior echelons of the business world. MBA graduates are recognized as having problem-solving skills and a level of aptitude necessary to manage companies and organizations.

    A survey conducted by the Graduate Management Admissions Council found that:

    • 96% of employers agree that hiring business school graduates creates value for their companies.
    • 68% of employers agree that recruiting graduates MBA programs is a priority in their company’s hiring plans.
    • The average annual salaries for MBA graduates are between $71,300 to $199,000.
  • Prerequisites

    Applicants who wish to undertake the MBA degree are required to hold a bachelors degree in any field or 2 years of work experience.

  • Course Length

    MBA degrees can be completed in 1 year or at your own pace. This means that you determine the pace of the course and within which time period you will complete your studies in. The maximum time given to complete a program is three years.

  • Recognition & Accreditation

    The ICI MBA is a private Swiss degree accredited and granted jointly with the International Association of Private Career Colleges (IAPCC). IAPCC is an independent not-for-profit peak industry education body based in Geneva, Switzerland, as defined by Articles 60 to 79 of the Swiss Civil Code.

    IAPCC accreditation ensures that the Institute has met set benchmarks in the areas of course content, course delivery, student assessments, administration and tutorial faculty.

    ICI is a member of the European Association for Distance Learning (EADL) and has agreed to abide by its Code of Conduct and conform to its Quality Standards. EADL represents private and non-governmental European education providers offering high quality and educationally sound distance learning.

  • What Do I Get?

    All materials essential for course completion are included in the cost of the course fee. Upon enrolment, students receive:

    • All required study materials and course notes
    • Assessment projects
    • Qualified faculty who will provide tutorial support.

    On successful completion of the course, you will receive:

    • A Master of Business Administration (MBA) degree officially recognizing your successful completion of studies
    • Transcripts indicating units completed
    • Letter of recommendation and validation for current and future employers
    • Post-nominal letters placed after your name which indicates that you hold an MBA degree. For example: John Smith, MBA
    • Career counselling and job search assistance: Graduate Career Services Program
  • Cut Off Date

    Friday, 22nd September 2023 is the next enrolment cut off date. Places are limited, in demand and entry into the course is on a first come first served basis.

    Your enrolment is processed and acknowledged within 24 hours of the Institute receiving your application. You can expect to receive your course within days of enrolling. When you start the MBA degree, it’s at your own pace and you determine when you finish.

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How Does Online Studying Work?

As an ICI student, you’ll be able to train at home in your spare time, learning in the easiest possible way. There are no classes or lectures to attend, and no need to leave your job or change your schedule.

How does it work?
Enrol, Study at Home, and Graduate

ICI is committed to the successful completion of your course. The typical ICI student experience goes like this:

  1. The Enrolment Process
  2. Begin Your Studies
  3. Getting Help When You Need It
  4. Getting Assessed
  5. Graduation
1The Enrolment Process

Select the course that interests you. The International Career Institute website offers course overviews, course outlines, course fees, student testimonials, and information on career services for graduates.

When you are ready to enrol in a program, simply complete the online enrolment form, or call our toll-free number to speak with an enrolment adviser.

2Begin Your Studies

On enrolment students receive a welcome email and letter with instructions on how to login into your course and access your course and tutorial support. You will not be required to purchase any further materials. Courses are divided into modules with assessments located at the end of these modules. Assessments (written assignments) are based on what you have been learning about. No exams are involved.

Study at your own pace

One of the many great benefits of our courses is their modular format creates an easier and more effective way for you to learn. And with no need to follow a fixed timetable, you get to study and submit assignment for each module at your own pace.

3Getting Help When You Need It

Your courses are designed so that you can study independently. However, if you have a question about anything in your course, just contact one of our industry based tutors. Contact details are provided in your welcome email and letter. Your tutors are industry professionals who are ready to answer any questions about the course, assessments and industry for which you are training for.

4Get Assessed

At the end of modules you are asked to complete assignments. With no fixed assessment dates ICI students can submit their assessments at any time. This allows students to progress through the course at a pace that suits their needs. Assignments can be submitted via the student portal or email directly to the tutor.

Your assignments and projects will be graded on the following scale:

Grading scale
Lesson Grade (%)Letter EquivalentRating
100 - 80AOutstanding level of achievement
79 - 60BHigh level of achievement
59 - 50CSatisfactory level of achievement
49 - 40DMarginal level of achievement
0 - 39FFailed to complete course requirements

You must pass all modules and achieve a minimum of a C or higher in all studies to graduate. Should you not pass an assignment you are able to retake assessments as many times as you need (free of charge) in order to improve your results. Full tutorial support is available to guide you towards successfully completing your course.


Graduates of the Institute are eligible for assistance under the Graduate Career Services Program which includes assistance in job searches (by career and region), preparing cover letters, tips on interviewing, and much more. As part of your graduation package, we offer a Certified Professional Resume Writer free of charge to help you compose your resume. All graduates receive a certificate of completion at the relevant level (Certificate, Diploma or Advanced Diploma / Executive Diploma), transcripts and a letter of recommendation.