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Nigeria’s first private open university launches MBA programme

Nigeria’s first private open university launches MBA programme

… offers early bird tuition fee of ₦850,000, with flexible payment options

Miva Open University, a leading Nigerian private online university licensed by the National Universities Commission (NUC) has launched its Master of Business Administration (MBA) programme designed to prepare African business leaders for the new global economy.

Sim Shagaya, the chancellor of Miva Open University made this known recently when he explained that the Miva MBA programme is tailored to use case studies from local and global leading businesses authored by the leading institutions of the world.

“Spanning strategic frameworks like disruption theory, evolving global geopolitics, entrepreneurial finance, supply chain and business analytics, the Miva MBA uses case studies from local and global leading businesses authored by the leading schools of the world,” Shagaya said.

“It encourages collaboration and trains managers to think analytically. It’s going to be great, and it’s affordable. And because it’s from Miva Open University, it’s flexible and available remotely,” he added.

According to the founder of uLessonapp, a popular digital learning platform, in addition to the academic curriculum, students can engage in master classes taught by seasoned industry professionals.

“These master classes provide invaluable insights directly applicable to real-world business scenarios, further enhancing students’ practical skills and industry readiness,” he noted.

The MBA programme offers students a truly enriching and globally relevant educational experience with its innovative curriculum that goes beyond traditional classroom learning by seamlessly integrating interactive online modules, immersive classroom sessions, dedicated success advisors for careers and academic support, and experiential learning derived from insightful business case studies featuring industry titans.

This multifaceted approach equips students with theoretical knowledge and empowers them to apply learning theories to real-life business challenges.

With businesses facing unprecedented skill gaps and talent shortages resulting in the demand for innovative leaders, the Miva MBA addresses a critical need for professionals seeking to upskill themselves and propel their careers forward while arming companies with talents to address their business needs.

Shagaya urged employers to invest in employees in the MBA programme as it offers them a platform for future success in their firms.

“For employers, investing in employees enrolled in the Miva MBA programme is an investment in the future success of their organisations. Equipped with advanced business acumen and practical skills, graduates emerge as valuable assets, capable of driving innovation, leading teams, and navigating the complexities of today’s business environment with confidence,” he said.

For aspiring professionals seeking to elevate their careers and unlock new opportunities, he reiterated that the Miva MBA offers a transformative educational experience that is both accessible and impactful.

“With its global perspective, practical orientation, and unmatched affordability, the programme equips students with the tools they need to succeed in a competitive global marketplace,” Shagaya noted.

The serial tech entrepreneur promised that early birds will pay a tuition fee of ₦850,000, accompanied by flexible payment options such as monthly and per semester, the programme opens doors to career advancement and enhanced earning potential without imposing financial strain.