MASTER OF MANAGEMENT

International Program

The International Program mission at CMMU is to produce students who are more self-confident to work in a complex global business world.

CORPORATE FINANCE (CF)

Fundamental knowledge in financial management is vital for successfully running a corporation. CMMU’s Master of Management in Corporate Finance (CF) responds to opportunities and challenges of the exciting and complex world of finance in a new era of globalization. The changing global context of the 21st century is demanding higher levels of profound expertise for corporate financial managers in Thailand and the Asia-Pacific Region.

Financing a corporation is the pre-requisite of all of its business activities. Managing new strategies for increasing the rate of return of investments (assets), and for being aware of the cost of capital of all financing decisions are taking on major importance. This equally applies in Thailand, where expertise in financial management in the corporate and public sectors needs to be strengthened. Furthermore, new financial tools such as options and derivatives are increasingly causing decisions to be made swiftly without the luxury of errors.

WHO SHOULD TAKE THIS MAJOR?

The aim of this program is to train students for a role of Chief Financial Officer (CFO) or a top executive who needs to make, implement and monitor financial decisions. The program would be ideal for any applicants who would like to pursue a career in financial management. Backgrounds in accounting are not required, as CMMU provides basic financial accounting courses as well as advanced management accounting classes. Quantitative analysis with the use of appropriate software like Excel or @Risk would be emphasized. However, there is no need for a strong mathematical background to study in the program, as we apply mathematical methods, and not develop or prove them.

CAREER OPPORTUNITY

  • Chief Financial Officer (CFO)
  • Finance manager
  • Top executive who needs to make financial decisions
  • Credit officer of Loan officer

DUAL DEGREE OPTION



CF students have the opportunity to study 3 terms at CMMU and then continue their studies at Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia for 1 year. They will receive a Master in Management from CMMU and a Master of Commerce with a specialization in Finance from Macquarie University. A scholarship of 10,000 AUD is available from Macquarie University for this program.

Contact and Enquiries

CMMU regular business hours
  • Open 10.00 - 18.00 Weekday
  • Open 08.30 - 16.30 Weekend
Tel: (66) 02 206 2000 Ext.3201
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  • *Note: This structure is the normal curriculum structure. It may change without prior notice. Please check with the program educator.

    Thesis Plan (Plan A)
    Thematic Plan (Plan B)
    Core Course
    (Total 21 Credits)
    • Strategic Marketing Management
    • Strategic Management
    • Financial Management
    • Asian Economy in Global Context
    • Managing People in Organizations
    • Managing Business Information and Emerging Technologies
    • Business and Management Research

    Specialization Course
    (Select 3 subjects Total 9 Credits)

    Thesis
    (Total 15 Credits)
    Core Course
    (Total 21 Credits)
    • Strategic Marketing Management
    • Strategic Management
    • Financial Management
    • Asian Economy in Global Context
    • Decision Skills
    • Managing People in Organizations
    • Managing Business Information and Emerging Technologies

    Specialization Course
    (Select 6 subjects Total 18 Credits)

    Thematic
    (Total 6 Credits)

    Total 45 credits
    • Strategic Marketing Management

      Marketing, strategic analysis of markets, market research, consumer behavior, customer relationship management, corporate social responsibility, ethics, retailing, logistics, distribution channels, branding, advertising, events, public relations, omni channel and digital marketing, pricing, promotion, environment scanning, competitor analysis, new product development, product adoption, direct marketing, sales force


      Strategic Management

      Strategic management process, company stakeholder and policy, external environment analysis, Internal environment analysis, building competition advantage through function-level strategies, department strategy, competition and industry environment strategy, world environment strategy, organization strategy, vertical integration, diversification and strategic alliances, development, building and restructuring the corporation, designing organization structure, strategic control system design, matching structure & control to strategy, application of strategic change and case study analysis, Integration and of multidisciplinary knowledge


      Asian Economy in Global Context

      Microeconomics, demand and supply, elasticity, government policies, production and output, costs, perfect competition market, monopoly, monopolistic competition, oligopoly, game theory, market failures. Macroeconomic, measuring GDP, economic growth, inflation, unemployment, monetary policy, fiscal policy, business cycle, international trade, and international finance, the examples and cases of real situations happened in Asian economies


      Financial Management

      An overview of the financial management framework of a corporation; financial statement analysis; ethics of financial management; financial planning and forecasting financial statements; working capital management; time value of money; investment decision-making; interest rates and bond valuation; risk, return and the capital asset pricing model; cost of capital; valuation of stocks and firms; capital structure decision-making; distributions to shareholders; cash flow estimation and risk analysis; multinational financial management


      Decision Skills

      Frameworks for effective management decision-making, models and tools for decision makers, use of information for decision making, cultural, organizational, research skills for managers, psychological and ethical factors affecting business decisions


      Managing People in Organizations

      Individual behavior, personality type, values, attitudes and job satisfaction, role of motivation and performance, group behavior, emotional intelligence, communication and decision making, leadership, power and politics, organization structure, organization design, ethics and social responsibility, corporate culture and environment, cross-cultural management, planning and goal setting, organizational development and change


      Managing Business Information and Emerging Technologies

      Information systems from the business viewpoint; understanding of its business activities and information requirement, emerging technology, application systems to support stakeholders needs and enhance business value, information systems development, evaluation and selection


      Business and Management Research

      The basic structure of a research, the interdependence between research objective, research framework (in terms of variables studied and related hypothesis), and research methodology (in terms of methods of data collection, data measurement and data analysis). Sampling design, questionnaire design, interview, and experiment, Management and analysis for quantitative or qualitative data at basic and intermediate levels

    • Mergers and Acquisitions

      Objectives, events, and benefits of the mergers and acquisitions. To value the intrinsic value of the companies after merged or acquired. The valuation methods, The mergers and acquisitions financing decision, tax-related effects, accounting-related effects and laws, M&A strategies and the financial instruments.

      International Finance

      The international financial management, capital flows between countries, international financial markets, foreign exchange rates, foreign exchange market instruments, and arbitraging on foreign exchange currencies, the relationship between the countries’ inflation rates, interest rates, and exchange rates, the future exchange rates forecasting, managing any potential loss from the foreign exchange risk exposure, the financing in short-term source of fund, international cash management, international capital structure and cost of capital, foreign direct investments, country risk analysis and international banking.

      Management Accounting

      Introduction to managerial accounting, cost management concepts and cost behavior, product costing: job costing, activity-based cost systems, activity analysis and cost behavior, cost-volume-profit analysis, budgeting and behavioral aspects of control, decision making: relevant costs and benefits, pricing, standard costing, operational performance measurement and the balanced scorecard, responsibility accounting and transfer pricing performance evaluation and financial control.

      Value Based Management

      The purpose of the course is to enhance participants’ knowledge, insights, and analytical skills related to the way corporate managers’ design, and utilize planning and management control systems to implement strategies. Techniques of the management control process are studied and behavioral considerations involved in the use of these techniques are discussed. Value Based Management (VBM) serves the purpose of driving all activities of organizations toward value creation for shareholders.


      Specifically, VBM provides management the information on value-creation performance of organization/business units, derives the value drivers, as well as structures incentive system that aligns self interests of management with long-term shareholder wealth.


      Valuation

      Using the valuation models to value financial assets, real assets, and the firm value, applying valuation in financial planning and performance measurements, analysis of the cost of capital of the company to be used as the discounted rate in the valuation model. Free cashflow valuation including both the free cashflow to firm and the free cashflow to equity.

      Wealth Management

      Client goals and constraints, risk analysis, risk management and tools, data analysis and data gathering, investment theory, asset allocation, investment policy
  • Item Pre-Course
    Period
    1st Year 2nd Year Total
    Term1
    Term2
    Term3
    Term4
    Term5
    1. Matriculation - 35,000 35,000 35,000 35,000 35,000 175,000
    2. Entrance Fee 38,000 - - - - - 38,000
    3. Tuition Fee(1) (4,800 Baht/credit) - 43,200 43,200 43,200 43,200 43,200 216,000
    Total Academic Expenses 38,000 78,200 78,200 78,200 78,200 78,200 429,000

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    Remark

    1. All students are required to achieve at least 45-credits program of study. The fee (exclude text book) of 216,000 THB (4,800 THB/credit x 45 credits) charged for the Master of Management (International Program) is considered a "total program fee".
  • Successful completion of the Masters Program requires students to meet several quality standards set by the College. Students must register to maintain their status as active students during every trimester of study until they graduate. In order for students to do this, they must register for a minimum of three (3) credit hours per trimester. As noted earlier, the maximum number of credits that a student may take in one trimester is twelve hours. The Program Chair and the Director of Academic Programs must approve exceptions to the above policy.

    Students who have satisfied the general requirements for admission or successfully transferred from Conditional Status will be admitted as Graduate Students. To retain Graduate Status in the Master program, a student must maintain an overall GPA of 3.00 or higher.

    Overall GPA
    Students must earn an overall GPA of at least 3.0 in their Masters program.

    Pass Written Comprehensive Examination
    The purpose of the Written Comprehensive Exam is for students to demonstrate their mastery of core material drawn from the CMMU management curriculum.

    TOEFL ITP score of 520+ prior to graduation
    (Equivalent to TOEFL IBT 68, IELTS 5.0 or MU GRAD TEST 70)

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