MBA: Information Security Management (Coming Soon)

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MBA: Information Security Management (Coming Soon)

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COMING SOON

PROGRAM SNAPSHOT 

 

Credits: 48 

Duration: between 12 and 36 months 

Work experience: A minimum of 2 years of relevant working experience. Although you are not required to have previous experience in business administration, you are expected to have a background on the field in which you are pursuing the MBA program. 

Delivery mode: Face- to-Face, online instructor led sessions, online self-paced 

Language: English 

Audience: Designed for candidates seeking managerial or executive positions in Information Security 

 

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION 

 

The MBA program in Information Security Management prepares you to strategically manage information security challenges in a business context. Developing technical skills in computer systems and gaining knowledge in business management equips you with the necessary competencies to draw conclusions based on information security and business risks. 

By gaining both technical and leadership skills, you become fully prepared to implement security solutions in an organization. The courses within this program equip you with the required expertise to detect information security threats, assess risks, choose reliable risk management practices and develop innovative methods to make the organization more resistant to threats and disruptions. 

 

PROGRAM LEARNING OUTCOMES 

 

Interconnect business management and technology in a collaborative approach to information security. 

Manage the development, acquisition, and progress of an information security infrastructure. 

Design and implement networks, software, and distributed systems from an information security perspective. 

Create information security policies in an organization and demonstrate how to enforce compliance. 

Develop security plans and conduct gap analyses for comparison of various systems. 

In today’s dynamic world a degree with no specialization can hardly yield well-rounded qualifications and serve as a substantial baggage for climbing the career ladder. Taking control over your own future and leading others toward triumphant fronts requires qualifications of significant value that place you in a superior position amongst others, Fachs International College of Business & Technology, through its higher education opportunities, is committed to preparing you to face the increasing challenges of a given occupation while getting a handle on best field specific and business-related practices. In a world of vast uncertainties and complexities, we prepare you how to apply analytical skills in solving real-world problems. We aim to develop you into a competent field expert and a smart business decision maker. We guide you through expertise by serving competency-based and career-focused education. The core of our interest is to make our programs available to people of all demographics and dismantle the barriers of time and distance by taking advantage of technology. We offer to help you gain a primed mindset that allows you to confront challenges, adapt to changes, and apply the newfound skills to incite a positive impact in your organisation.

  • Career-focused and competency-based programs that promote job-related skills and boost career advancement prospects;
  • Dynamic and convenient virtual environment that fosters abundant learning opportunities through computer-mediated instruction;
  • Unlimited accessibility to education and the opportunity to fit education into your existing style;
  • Convenient online learning options that fit with your specific learning styles;
  • Classes with individuals from diverse backgrounds, profiles, and locations that prompt increased
  • international encounters and collaborations;
  • Faculty who are specialists in their respective fields and who act as mentors in broadening your perspectives and introducing you to hands-on expertise;

Our MBA Degree Programs provide a combination of business management fundamentals with field specific expertise that prepare you to seek managerial roles, switch careers, or advance in your field of work. The skills acquired from our MBA programs are easily transferable to different roles.

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Minimum Credits: 48

Duration:between 12 and 36 months

Work Experience:A minimum of 2 years of relevant working experience. Although you are not required to have previous experience in business administration, you are expected to have a background on the field in which you are pursuing the MBA program.

NB: More information can be provided upon request

Course Requirements

  • Business administration core
  • Specialization
  • Elective
  • Research and project activities

There are four pillars in our program structure: 1 – BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION CORE (6 CREDITS) 

Business Administration courses provide the broad business knowledge necessary for applying field-specific skills in a business setting. These courses are the same for every MBA track. 

Course Requirements (3 credits each): 

• 3 Leadership and Organizational Behavior 

• 3 Project Management 

2 – SPECIALISATION (12 CREDITS) 

Specialisation courses provide the necessary expertise in Information Security. 

Course Requirements (3 credits each): 

3 Information Security MS Implementation

• 3 Cybersecurity Management 

3 Information Security MS Audit

• 3 Incident Management 

3 – ELECTIVE (SELECT 2 COURSES) 

Elective courses provide additional insights in the area of Information Security that help ample up your field expertise. 

Course Requirements (3 credits each): 3 courses from the list below: 

3 Information Security Risk Management

• 3 Penetration Testing 

3 Information Security Controls

• 3 Ethical Hacking 

3 Application Security Implementation

• 3 Data Protection 

3 Application Security Audit

• 3 SCADA Security Management 

3 Computer Forensics

• 3 Information Security in Health Management 

RESEARCH AND PROJECT ACTIVITIES (24 CREDITS) 

3 Business Communications & Presentation Skills 

• 3 Research Methodology 

3 Qualitative Methods in Social Sciences 

• 3 Statistics for Managers

• 6 Capstone Project 1 (2nd semester)

• 6 Capstone Project 2 (4th semester)

Delivery Model

Delivery mode: Face- to-Face, online instructor led sessions, online self-paced

Language: English

Audience: Designed for candidates seeking managerial or executive positions in Risk Management

Fachs International College of Business & Technology aims to attract the brightest students who demonstrate academic excellence and motivation to benefit from our educational offerings. Fachs International College of Business & Technology welcomes applicants of all backgrounds. Admissions selection criteria have been set on the principle of fairness and equal opportunity by assessing applicants solely on personal merits.

 

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution;

Cumulative grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or above;

At least two years of relevant professional experience.

English competency demonstrated through previous studies

 

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED

Completed online application form

Diploma and official grade transcripts

2 Reference letters

Resume/Curriculum Vitae

Personal statement

Copy of an identification document (passport or similar)

Application fee

 

SELECTION CRITERIA

Academic excellence and potential

Motivation and suitability for the program of interest

Previous experience

Personal qualities and competencies

Commitment and interest

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Careers

Chief Information Security, Information Security, Information Assurance, Cyber Security, Senior Information Technology, Forensics Cybersecurity, Data Protection