The Master of Business Administration (M.B.A) program offers you the flexibility of combining your job responsibilities and/or family obligations while studying. The format of the program offers you the opportunity to study wherever you want and whenever it suits your schedule. At CMU, we strive to continuously improve to raising the standards of business and management studies, for an impact in your local workplaces in both knowledge and practical aspects. Our members gain industry recognition and academic acknowledgment for their desire to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the practices relevant to their profession." We are ready to guide you throughout each step of your educational journey with us. If you have any questions, please contact us to request more information and we will be happy to assist you to take the next step in your personal and professional life.

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What i will learn?

    A combination of video lessons, reading and reference materials for each module are provided in your online learning portal which you can  access anytime. You may also access online library (Perlego) available throughout the study duration to search additional reference materials.

    Each module is assessed by an assignment of minimum 2500 – 3500 words

    The dissertation word count must be minimum 25,000 to 40,000 words


    • It provides opportunity for students to learn, practice and demonstrate they have achieved the learning goals.
    • The assignment can focus on a product as output (e.g. research report, design, prototype, etc.) and/or a process (e.g. research process, group process) and/or the performance of individual skills or competences (e.g. professional skills, communications skills).
    • Used to test higher cognitive abilities and the application of specific skills or knowledge. It can mirror the future professional practice. It can be used to assess the integration of knowledge, skills and attitudes (competences).

    Stage 1

    1. Applicants must complete all the courses to proceed to stage 2
    2. Accounting & Finance
    3. Business
    4. Entrepreneurship
    5. Human Resource Management
    6. Management
    7. Marketing
    8. Sales
    9. Leadership
    10. Change Management  

    Stage 2 - choose any two (2)

    1. Individual Consultancy Project 
    2. Business Start-Up
    3. Project Management
    4. Operations & Supply Chain Management


    1. Decision Making for Maritime Operations and Investments
    2. Employability and Entrepreneurship 
    3. Introduction to Maritime Law
    4. Maritime Economics
    5. Maritime Management and Shipping Markets
    6. International Trade of Goods by Sea
    7. Maritime Policy and Strategy
    8. Ship Broking
    9. Ship Risks and Crisis Management
    10. Maritime Shipping and Ports Operations
    11. Final Project

    The assignment marking and grading process will take at least 4 weeks from your submission date. The result will be notified to you personally via email

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    Completed a two-year Diploma in the related field with 2.50 GPA and above
    Sufficient English language proficiency
    3 years working experience

    Minimum 5 years of working experience in the related field
    26 years old and above
    Sufficient English language proficiency


    Education Certificates

    Latest CV / Résumé

    Passport Copy

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    Two (2) Reference Letters (past or current employer(s) or not a family member

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Course Objective

You will have no exams but to keep you focused and on track you will submit assignments for each course. These assignments are very practice-oriented, focused on current developments in business and immediately applicable to your own organization and personal aspects of life.

Please note that this program is available only to members of the International Alliance of Business Professionals (IABP). If you are not a member, you can become a member at the application stage.

You can start anytime. This is a distance learning self – study program which allows you to set the pace of your study within the duration set for IABP members ONLY. 

The Course Duration is 6-12 MONTHS, which can also be completed early at your own pace.

 SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION: You will receive a high-resolution electronic version of your award for FREE.

You can also get a printed copy together with the transcript and we can send them to your address.

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SPONSORSInternational Alliance of Business Professionals (IABP), US

California Metropolitan University (CMU) is sponsored by the International Alliance of Business Professionals (IABP), US.

IABP is a membership-based non-profit professional organization headquartered in California. IABP has international offices in Europe and Southeast Asia providing industrial training and career development services to fresh graduates and young professionals.

To study at CMU, an individual must be an IABP member in good standing. Visit to know more about IABP membership. IABP entity number in California is C4596382.

INTERNATIONAL PARTNERSHIPSEuropean International University (EIU) - Paris, France

Incorporated in Paris, France, (Registration at RCS No.: 839 980 851 R.C.S. Paris on 29 May 2018), the European International University (EIU) – Paris is a private, independent higher education provider. EIU – Paris offers higher education programs that are different from the French National Curricula and Programmes leading to French Government accredited university qualifications, which falls under the French Public Higher Education sector.

PROFESIONAL AND INDUSTRY BODIESInstitute of Commercial Management (ICM), UK

The Institute of Commercial Management (ICM), founded in 1979, is a professional body for Commercial and Business Development Managers. ICM is an examination and awarding body for business and management students. It is a not-for-profit organization and a registered educational charity. Its international headquarters are in Ringwood, Hampshire, England, UK. 

ICM is a recognized awarding organization at The Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual), the UK regulatory body for public examinations and publicly funded qualifications.

AWARD APOSTILLATION AND LEGALIZATION: The apostille certificate is issued by the California Secretary of State to authenticate the document to be recognized in a foreign country that is a member of the 1961 Hague Convention Treaty.

Click here to know the member countries of the Hague Apostille Convention.

Legalization process is applied to the countries that are not members of the Hague Apostille Convention.

CMU awards can be apostilled and legalized. For more information and confirmation of which process may apply for you, write to

At CMU, we strive to continuously improve to raising the standards of business and management studies, for an impact in your local workplaces in both knowledge and practical aspects.

Our members gain industry recognition and academic acknowledgment for their desire to enhance their knowledge and understanding of the practices relevant to their profession." 

Dr. Roy Virgen. Jr, President

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