UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION
Through COLBS, students have the chance to complete a three-year Bachelor Degree Programme (BA Hons), preparing them for a successful career in a wide range of industries. The first two levels in Business - are provided in-class in Chiang Mai and awarded Level 4 & 5 Diplomas by ABE (Ofqual). The final year - L6 top-up year - is delivered online or onsite by one of our UK university top-up partners. Students have the choice between studying their final year with any of our partner universitties ( either online or in-class in the UK).
All three years of study are taught entirely in English and will equip you with the theory and practical skills necessary to distinguish yourself in a competitive international jobs markets. Upon completion of the L6 top-up year, students receive an internationally recognised bachelor's degree diploma from one of these official UK universities.
As a graduate, you will also qualify for a wide range of master’s degrees and postgraduate qualifications in the UK and in other universities and institutions around the world. You will learn from tutors and professors with many years’ experience in business and entrepreneurship.
The first year consists of a combination of 8 short courses taking you to the Diploma in Business Management (L4ABE), the second year is a combination of 6 courses taking you to the Diploma Business Management Level 5 (L5ABE) and in the final year the Bachelor degree is undertaken with the British University chosen.
The program is specifically designed to help you combine studying with other opportunities in Chiang Mai and the wider world.
Dynamic Business Environments
Employability and Self Development
Finance for Managers
Introduction to Entrepreneurship
Introduction to Quantitative Methods
Dynamic and Collaborative Teams
Managing Agile Organizations.
Innovation and Business Performance.
Effective Financial Managemt
International Business Economics and Markets
Analytical Decison Making
Business Ethics and Sustainability
Business Strategy and Decision Making
Developing International Markets
Leading Strategic Change
Strategic Stakeholder Relationships
ELECTIVE PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATE NEW YORK INSTITUTE OF FINANCE
M&A Concepts and Theories
M&A Advanced Concepts and Theories
M&A Structuring the Deal
M&A Free Cash Flow Modeling
Accounting Principles for M&A
M&A Professional Certificate Examination
The New York Institute of Finance (NYIF) is an American Education Company that was founded by the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in 1922. Important note: this program is elective and it is subject to an extra academic fee of approximately 1600 USD.
Jump into a new future, Study for your British Bachelor Degree.
We offer to students from all over the world the possibility to study with us in Thailand in a State-of-the Art institute.
The programs can be completed in 3 or 4 years time depending on the qualification.
Option 1. THREE YEARS IN THAILAND LEADING TO THE GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT or GRADUATE DIPLOMA IN LOGISTICS AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT. (3 year program equivalent to Bachelor Degree in the UK).
Students study in Colbs Institute of Business Administration during years 1,2 and 3 and obtain a UNDERGRADUATE DIPLOMA LEVEL 6. This program is equivalent under the British laws and higher educational system to a Bachelor Degree of any UK university of 360 UK credits (180 ECTS). For more information see our accreditation and validity of the qualifications here. Awarding Bodies are regulated by Ofqual. Awarding Centre: Colbs Institute of International Management.
Option 2. TWO YEARS IN THAILAND (Years 1+2) and 3rd and last year at the UK partner University. (online or in-class).
Students study in Colbs Institute during years 1 and 2 only. They will obtain Level 5 with an accumulated 240 credits. Then students move to a UK University to study in-class or online to finalize in 1 more year their Degree in a British University*
*British Universities: Through our awarding bodies in the UK we have special agreements with Chichester University and Arden University.
So, what can a business degree do for you? In short, everything! By covering a breadth of topics, you’ll have your pick as to which career path to choose upon graduating. Whilst studying you’ll:
Gain an in-depth understanding of all business functions
Develop an analytical eye for important detail and sharp critical thinking abilities
Become an expert problem solver and a confident communicator in business scenarios
Understand all levels of organisational structure and how to evaluate the positives and negatives of these with real-life case studies
Begin to form a clearer idea of which aspects of business you enjoy learning about the most, and develop ideas about where your career path might lie
What can I do after Colbs Institute?
As mentioned above, you can do almost anything! Business degrees open up a world of opportunity across all aspects of the business sector. Here are some of the professions our previous graduates have gone on to explore:
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