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Welcome to the MBA program at MUM. As Director of this program, I am proud to be associated with this unique, high value-added academic program. We are dedicated to preparing students for the practical world of organizational management and entrepreneurial ventures. I look forward to meeting you sometime soon.
— Dr. Andrew Bargerstock, Director, MBA Programs


Masters in Business Administration (MBA)

creating leaders in environmental and social responsibility

Our MBA program embraces Lean management and sustainable business practices, including Triple Bottom Line and the Balanced Scorecard. When you join our MBA program, you will be preparing yourself to compete effectively in the job markets and to participate in high-level operational and strategic management teams. While learning these skills, you will also experience significant growth in personal creativity, intelligence, and health through Consciousness-Based Education.
 
Our MBA students learn the foundational subjects in business (marketing, accounting, finance, operations, human resources, and business law) and choose from a specialization listed below. Please also see below for information about our MBA for Accounting Professionals, and our optional evening-weekend schedule and online program.
 

MBA: Sustainable Business Specialization

put humanity back on track

Because society increasingly recognizes the importance of sustainability, new opportunities abound, but an entrepreneurial approach is necessary to recognize and implement them. The curriculum of Maharishi University of Management offers a range of business courses to train students to create new businesses that offer life-sustaining products and services. Maharishi University of Management embraces the vision that business can be “green both ways,” making money and operating in harmony with Nature.
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MBA: Business Process Improvement Specialization

lean management for success

The recessionary environment of the last several years has taught all firms the importance of reducing waste and adding value. That is the theme of “lean management,” which forms the core of a specialization in business process improvement. Companies need managers who can improve their operations and enhance the quality of their products. This specialty is sure to be in demand, now and into the future. Learn More >
 

MBA: Accounting Specialization

become a professional accountant

The MBA with Accounting Specialization at MUM has three tracks to accommodate your level of knowledge and experience. Identify the track that fits you best!
    •    Fresh Start Track
    •    Strong Background Track
    •    Accounting Professionals Track
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MBA for Accounting Professionals

plus practical training

Our MBA for Accounting Professionals is a unique program for experienced accountants worldwide to come to the USA for seven months of on-campus study and two years of distance learning and practicum while working at a full-paying job as an accountant.
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Evening - Weekend MBA

earn while you learn

Earn your MBA in 2.5 to 3 years, studying two evenings and Saturday afternoons each week. Our evening-weekend program gives the advantage of living in the MUM/Fairfield community to participants who want to get their MBA while working. An MUM Internship option is open to participants who have already taken advanced training in the Transcendental Meditation TM-Sidhi program.
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MBA Online

study in the comfort of your own home

Our MBA Online program follows the same schedule of classes as our Evening - Weekend MBA schedule, but offers the advantage of learning at home for participants who cannot leave their jobs or travel internationally to come to MUM.
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Special Features of our Program    

Project-Based Learning

encouraging entrepreneurship


The programs and courses of the Business Department are oriented around real-world and/or active-learning projects. Undergraduate majors write business plans for their own entrepreneurial ventures. Students in the MBA program consult with local businesses and organizations to improve their business processes and measure and improve their sustainability.

One Course at a Time

go deep and focus

block system

At MUM you take one full-time course each month, instead of juggling 4-5 subjects at once. This helps you do the following: give your full attention to each class, and go deeper into knowledge and projects. It also allows for more study abroad opportunities, as well as internship opportunites, since they can be completed one month at a time.

Learn from professionals

start your career


Our Business Department faculty are experienced and active in their fields - including accounting, LEAN management, statistics, law, and more. They draw on this experience in each course to help students achieve their own career goals, including helping students launch their own businesses.

TM Practice Helps

water the root to enjoy the fruit


At the core of our Business programs is the practice of the most widely-researched program for personal development, the Transcendental Meditation program. Hundreds of peer-reviewed research studies have documented the effects of the Transcendental Meditation program on learning ability, academic achievement, creativity, ego development, health, and interpersonal behavior. 

International Community

come and join us


Students at MUM come from countries all over the world, including China, India, many European countries, South Africa and other African countries, Mexico, Central America, and North and South America. International friends that you make while a student are culturally-enriching and career-enhancing.

Internships

in the USA or abroad


The MUM block system is ideal for internships, since students can fully immerse themselves in a real-world job environment for a month at a time, or several months in a row. International internship opportunities are also available.

Deep Sustainability & Ethics

becoming stewards of the earth


The curriculum explores issues of ethical integrity, social responsibility, and environmental sustainability to prepare business leaders to be stewards of society and the environment. Deep Green Business and Deep Sustainability refers to the transformation of consciousness necessary to truly embed sustainability in our companies and our society.

 

Natural Law & World Peace

exploring the organization of nature


Maharishi University of Management is the leading university in the world specializing in development of human consciousness. It is an ideal place to learn how to create and study the transformation of organizations and society through developing and utilizing full human potential. All organizations best serve their stakeholders by developing the creativity, intelligence, emotional maturity, and ethical sensitivity of their own employees.


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Director, MBA Programs
Andrew Bargerstock,
Ph.D., CPA
641-472-1128
abargerstock@mum.edu
AndyB's Blog: Latest News from the MBA Program
Consistent High Rankings in the CAPSIM Foundation Simulation!
 
The CAPSIM Foundation simulation, an online business simulation with participating teams from the top business colleges and universities throughout North America, is a popular event among the accounting students. Students have the opportunity to exercise their skills in executive decision-making and small group dynamics.
MBA Teams in Top 10
2013: 1st and 2nd place winners plus 2 more in top 10
2012: All 4 MUM teams
2011: 1st place winner
2010: 1 MUM team
 
 
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