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Everything You Need to Know About MDCI Programmes.


Which Courses are MDCI Currently Offering?

These curious times during CoVid-19 have helped focus on the design and the launch of a new-to-market MBA. The Next Generation MBA in Transformational Leadership is awarded by UK’s University of York St John . The MBA is completed in 12 months, over two parts – a half-way professional certificate from Chartered Management Institute called the Certificate in Transformational Leadership (CTL), followed by the next six months of dissertation study and a 12,000-word ‘capstone’ project to be awarded the MBA by the UK’s York St John University.

To find out more about our programmes, visit our programmes page.

Do You Still Offer Other Management Development and Degree Courses?

Our current focus is firmly placed on on-boarding the new cohort of the The Next Generation MBA which starts study in August. You can read more about it here. Meanwhile, we are nimble, flexible and able to open up registration for a myriad of other cutting-edge programmes. Take a look here, and/or please get in touch to discuss what will support you career progression.

How Do I Contact MDCI?

You can request a call back here. Or send an email here. We will be back in touch within a day.

Is MDCI A UK Organisation and Where Is MDCI Based?

Yes, MDCI is a British firm, head-quartered in Castle Eden in the United Kingdom. Since 1993, our regional hub is present in Bahrain. Our affiliates partners, faculty and indeed Alumni are based all over the world. In 1997, MDCI was awarded The Queen’s Award for Export in Education.

Which Universities Is MDCI Affiliated With?

The degree programmes are awarded through several leading universities in the United Kingdom and South Africa, including the Hull, Lincoln, and Reading and the University of South Africa (UNISA). The Next Generation MBA, with Charles Massingham Consulting Group, is awarded by York St John University, one of the UK’s oldest and most respected educational institutions.

What Is MDCI’s Unique Blended Learning Approach?

We have been delivering executive learning experiences for more than thirty years. This has allowed us to define the perfect approach for busy individuals who need to balance study with work and family commitments. Our blended approach includes a combination of weekend seminars delivered live in-person and/or onlune by UK university professors. Learning happens over the weekend, so that your MBA does not disrupt your work/life balance.

Why should I study with MDCI?

We have 5000 graduates. We have been doing this for 30 years. We understand the GCC. We understand MBAs. We truly believe our MBA is superior in quality than any other currently on the market. MDCI Next Generation MBA is taught face to face, without a break in your career in just 12 months, costing only $12,000 and it comes with professional certification from the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), which is the only professional chartered body dedicated to raising the standards for management and leadership.

Why should I study with MDCI rather than other Universities?

This is not a correspondence course where you simply download the materials and then study them in isolation with no immediate feedback or discussion with your class cohort. We know from experience, that some of the most interesting and influential conversations about business only happen in real time with input and combined learning of your class, but just as importantly in the breakout areas with your own peers and class cohorts.

Entrance is via the Professional Certificate in Transformational Leadership delivered in parallel to the MBA, so you will not necessarily require any prior qualifications or management experience. MDCI’s application and acceptance process is quick and easy, and we will help you as much as we can. You will be making life-long friends and become part of the MDCI family and Alumni once you have graduated.

Why should I study now?

There really is no better time than now, given the challenges our businesses and economies are facing. We truly do need educated and professional transformational leadership.

Due to coronavirus, traditional bricks and mortar Universities have suspended their courses, potentially until September 2020. Therefore, MDCI’s Transformational Leadership MBA class of July 2020 will graduate before other MBA graduates, and enter the job market, with expanded knowledge, connections, and when there is increased demand for employees with quality MBAs, but insufficient candidates to meet this demand.

The Next Generation MBA 

Where Can I Find the current MBA Prospectus?

You can download the Transformational Leadership MBA Prospectus and discover more about The Next Generation MBA here.

Do I Need a Degree to Get My MBA With MDCI?

No, we do not require you to have an undergraduate degree in order to gain an MBA with us. Instead, you can take a CTL Level 7 Certification from Chartered Management Institute as your gateway to the MBA awarded by York St John University after completing your 12,000-word ‘capstone’ project.

Do I Have to Pay for My MBA Upfront?

No, we offer flexible payment options and can offer you a conditional place on the MBA course once we receive payment of your deposit. Let’s discuss the payment schedule, which can be made regularly, in instalments.

How Long Does It Take To Complete An MBA With MDCI?

The Next Generation MBA takes one year to complete. During 2020, due to COVID-19, the lectures and study sessions are mostly delivered online, over weekends – usually starting on a Thursday afternoon and ending on Saturday. This allows you to study flexibly around your work and family commitments. You can read more about how long it takes to complete your MBA on our course information page.

Can I Attend My MBA Classes Remotely?

Yes, we provide a completely remote course structure that is delivered live online using Microsoft Teams for Education. Sessions are recorded and available online, with collaborative learning sessions between you and your cohorts scheduled at weekends. As an MDCI student, also have access to an Office 365 ‘bundle’, with cloud storage, access to resources and faculty, as well as your own email address.

What Is The MBA Application Process Like?

Our application process is split into four simple steps:

1. Offer

Following an introductory conversation, a conditional offer is made, alongside a USD250 deposit from you. Then, together we take the steps to check your full compatibility with the entry criteria.

2. Admission

Once the entry criteria are aligned, we must submit your identity documents for checking in accordance with the university guidelines, as well as verify your professional experience and qualifications.

3. Confirmation

You will receive our formal confirmation that you have been accepted onto the CTL programme, as well as the study calendar so you can begin to plan the exciting year ahead!

4. Start

At least seven days before your first module, you will receive a welcome pack from your personal programme coordinator, with a study calendar, an invitation to join Microsoft Teams for Education, and more.

How Much Does It Cost To Get An MBA With MDCI?

The Next Generation MBA fee is USD 12,000, which is up to 60% less than other courses you mighty find. We are able to offer this saving thanks to our unique blended learning approach which combines in-person seminars and remote learning sessions -especially useful to start live, faculty-led study during CoVid-19.

How is MDCI’s MBA accredited and by whom?

The Next Generation MBA is an internationally recognised, fully-accredited British MBA in Transformational Leadership. In just 12 months, earn your MBA from the University of York St John, one of the UK’s leading Universities. Unlike other MBAs, British MBAs are accepted internationally and the British Council will locally attest any MBA certificates from York St John’s University.

Why do I need an MBA?

An MBA will not only accelerate your career and salary, it will help stand your ground in the board room, with your peers, and connect you with other likeminded professionals, and ultimately to help you masterfully enable businesses that you will attract.