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MBA - Business Risk & Resilience


The MBA in Business Risk & Resilience is a specialized MBA, meaning that it contains some of the foundations of a general MBA (economics, finance, managing change) and includes courses that provide an in-depth understanding of how different types of risk (organizational, financial, technological and regulatory) impacting companies can be identified and addressed. Whilst the majority of programs focus on financial risk management, the AIT MBA differentiates itself by focusing primarily on organizational risk although there will be significant focus on financial risk (up to three courses in finance), technological risk (one core course and 3+ electives relating to digital transformation) and regulatory risk (in the risk and finance in ASEAN core course).  


School of Management students are members of and  have access to a unique, and richly diverse international community that enables our students to learn from cross-cultural and multiple disciplinary faculty. They study, live, and work alongside students from across Asia and around the world. The level of teamwork and collaboration  fostered in this type of community prepares them to take these skill sets with them, as they join the extensive Asian Institute of Technology global alumni network.

Program Structure

An MBA study is expected to take a minimum of 36 credits (1 year MBA) or up to  48 credits (2 year MBA).  The Masters of Business Administration (MBA) is designed to equip students with effective, practical tools to tackle complex, real-life business challenges.

Program Curriculum

The MBA Curriculum is a comprehensive general management program designed to provide conceptual, analytical and soft-skills to help prepare participants to be effective managers in an international business environment.

Elective Courses

Students can choose between 6-12  elective credits (depending on the program plan).

Research Study

The MBA project or research thesis focuses on managerial planning, decision-making and problem solving in organizational contexts

Entry Requirements
  • Hold a Bachelor degree* or its equivalent with minimum 2.75 GPA out of 4.

  • Preference given to the applicants with 2+ years full-time working Experience.

  • English proficiency*: IELTS 6; TOEFL CBT 213; TOEFL IBT 80; if English is not your native language.

  • GMAT or GRE score is recommended.

* Those with IELTS 5 or 5.5 (or equivalent) can also be admitted and they will be expected to take additional English language classes during the  program.

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