Business Administration and Management
Saudi Arabia’s labor market shows a high demand for well qualified professionals in the field of Business Administration. Therefore graduates of our new study program ‘Business Administration’ will have excellent career opportunities as a teacher in one of the Colleges of Excellence (CoE) or as an employee in the private sector. The study program will provide our students with knowledge and skills that enable them to start their professional career successfully.
The 3 year study program is divided into 3 main parts. The first year is the foundation year. It lays a solid and common basis in various fields of business administration and enlarges student’s content background. The second year builds on the foundation year and tackles various fields in business administration, e.g. accounting, marketing, human resources, operative controlling, on a higher complexity level. Furthermore it gives the students a general understanding in economics and entrepreneurship. In the third academic year our students choose their specialization from different fields in business administration.
During their time at TTC, our students experience hands on training and become familiar with state of the art software applications. Our students are guided by a team of international lecturers and apply their knowledge in student run training companies. In addition, 21st century skills, such as teamwork, problem solving or communicating in English language are integrated within the entire study program.
Students choosing the specialization Logistics will be taught in Procurement Processes, Storage Management and Supply Chain Management. In Procurement Processes, students will learn the main steps of each procurement process such as identification of need, supplier identification and communication, negotiations and contracting as well as logistic management, accounting control and payment. Storage Management focuses on the storage and efficient movement of goods and materials and deals with different warehouse layout designs as well as the benchmarking and measuring of warehouse performance. How to manage complex networks of suppliers and customers is part of the course Supply Chain Management with an emphasis on logistics and inventory.
Students choosing the specialization Finance Accounting will be taught in Financial Management and International Accounting respectively Governmental Accounting. Within the scope of Financial Management students will develop a substantial degree of understanding on budgeting, cash flow projections and its monitoring. Furthermore it provides significant insight into Financial Statement Analysis. International Accounting puts emphasis on the IFRS accounting standards and its multiple evaluation options, meanwhile Governmental Accounting introduces to accounting procedures inside the governmental sector.
Marketing & Sales Management
Students choosing the specialization Marketing & Sales Management will be taught in Sales Management, Marketing Management and Sales Processes. In Sales Management students will focus on the practical application of sales techniques, complemented by the management of a firm's sales operations as resulting profits drive most commercial businesses.
Marketing Management is a business discipline which provides the students with a substantial understanding of the practical application of marketing techniques and the management of a company's marketing resources based on Globalization, which has led firms to market their products & services worldwide.
Reasons for having a well-thought-out sales process including seller and buyer risk management, standardized customer interaction during sales and scalable revenue generation are some features being covered in the, course Sales Processes.
Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management (HRM), students develop a substantial degree of understanding both on the practical and the macro level of HRM. Practically, in HRM 1, they will learn about the entire employment lifecycle including attracting employees, the recruitment process, training and development, performance criteria and payroll, to name but a few. HRM 2 focuses more on the macro level, addressing features such as organizational leadership, employment and labor laws and potential consequences of mergers and acquisitions on HRM.