MBA – Master in Business administration. Business Administration is defined as the process of managing a business, so that it remains stable and continues to grow. Business administration is a wide field that incorporates many different types of management. From corporations to independent businesses, every task needs skilled administrators.

Master in Business Administration (MBA)

MBA - Masters in Business Administration. Angielski dla administracji OpoleUsually a MBA course focuses on a particular industry, such as health, tourism, finance or fashion. Many professionals add this qualification to their curriculum vitae in order to become more competitive on the job market. MBA programs offer scientific approaches to management. Courses can familiarise students with crucial areas of business such as finance, marketing, human resources and accounting etc.

Graduates from these programs usually make excellent negotiators, strategists and analysts. They are adept at international relations in the growing global economy. MBA courses usually have a practical element – so students may be required to:

  • Use business technology
  • Create, use and produce spreadsheets
  • Contribute to the health & safety of others
  • Implement workplace safety requirements
  • Design & produce text documents
  • Create electronic presentations
  • Organise schedules
  • Process payroll
  • Process accounts payable & receivable
  • Maintain financial journal systems such as preparing bank reconciliation, maintaining accounts payable and accounts receivable systems, follow up outstanding accounts etc.
  • Deliver & monitor a service to customers
  • Developing keyboard speed & accuracy
  • Maintaining financial records
  • Creating electronic presentations
  • Organising schedules
  • Keyboard speed and accuracy
  • Producing business documents

Specific ICT skills include the use of Microsoft Excel for data processing and analysis

  • Using Excel functions: IF(), AND(), OR(), VLOOKUP() etc
  • Formatting data and worksheets
  • Page setup and printing workbooks
  • Sorting and filtering data
  • Data management tools: data validation, consolidation, what-if analysis, etc
  • Creating charts
  • Analysing data with Pivot Tables and Pivot Charts

It can also involve managing business data with Microsoft Access

  • Designing and creating a database
  • Designing database relationships
  • Inputting data and working with records
  • Retrieving, sorting, and filtering data and records
  • Working with tables and fields
  • Creating queries
  • Creating forms
  • Creating reports
  • Importing and exporting data between Access and Excel

When students gain an MBA, they may be required to:

  • Establish and carry out departmental or organisational goals, policies and procedures
  • Direct and oversee an organisation’s financial and budgetary activities
  • Manage general activities related to making products and providing services
  • Innovate by applying new technologies in the workplace
  • Consult with other executives, staff and board members about operations
  • Negotiate or approve contracts and agreements
  • Appoint department heads and managers
  • Analyze financial statements, sales reports and other performance indicators
  • Identify places to cut costs and to improve performance, policies and programs

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Piers Midwinter

Piers Midwinter

Director and Freelance Teacher at Best Language
I am a director and a friendly Native English Speaking Teacher. I teach all kinds of English. I have organised Business English Courses for companies in the Opolskie region. I have been employed by TU Dresden to teach Business English to Masters students since October 2014.
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I am a sole trader and freelancer. My company: Best Language is a registered Language School. I have thus been able to work with Companies in Poland, Germany and England. Regon: 161579995 NIP: 5213439515 Registered address: Konsularna 1/34, Opole 45-089, Poland