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Master of Business Administration (Global) MBA

This course is focused on enhancing your employability skills, and will help you to develop excellent business inter-personal skills and commercial confidence.
Our MBA (Global) programme is a very distinctive early career MBA, delivered by leading academics and industry you outstanding thought, leadership, to transform your global career.
Each module provides you with an advanced and applied understanding of key aspects of international businessand aims to produce a master’s graduate who is fully conversant with global business through practical applicationand leading-edge theory.
The course is focused specifically on employabillity and enhancing employability skills. The course will also help you develop a personal development portfolio for use in future CV/resume and job applications by enabling you tobetter articulate your skills, abilities and achievements.

 
Progression Pathway
Master of Business Administration (Global) MBA
Mode & Duration
Full-time: 12 mths
Part-time: 12 mths
Intakes
Jan / May / Jul / Oct

Registration

One Month Prior to Intake Dates
Average Teacher-Student Ratio
1:25
Assessment
Each module is assessed by academic work comprising written assignments, case study reports, essays, examination as determined by the subject profile. The assessment criterion varies from module to module and level to level. The typical assessment consists of a 40% coursework component and a 60% close book examination.
Modules
  • 1. Developing Enterprise
    • This module demonstrates that being enterprising and entrepreneurial is about taking calculated risks, creating change, making a difference, and having a positive impact across society and communities.
  • 2. Leadership and Culture in Organisational Contexts
    • This module introduces students to the principal issues facing organizations in the twenty first century in respect of leading, managing and developing talent. It aims to develop the critical people management skills and knowledge considered to be necessary for existing and aspiring managers to nurture talent effectively. Attention is paid to key features of the internal and external operating environments which shape leadership practice and talent management strategies in organizations.
  • 3. Principles of Business Finance
    • This module aims to develop decision-making ability based on business finance theory. It will introduce cardinal business and personal finance concepts, time value of money, financial markets and institutions, risk and return, capital structure, elements of investments and small business finance. It further examines the theoretical concepts and models of finance and how they can be applied to realistic situations. Prior knowledge gained in corporate finance and valuation on investment would be ideal but not required. However, you are expected to be motivated, open-minded and actively engaging. This module places a strong emphasis on analytical and numerical skills. Presentation and discussion skills are also essential for you to explain your positions or arguments to each other and try to argue for the implementation of your recommendations.
  • 4. Knowing and Developing Yourself for Professional Success
    • The objective of this module is to encourage and raise your self-awareness in a constructive and supportive environment. In the leadership literature you will encounter terms such as “authentic leadership”, “responsible leadership” and others, and as they progress in their careers you will be encouraged to “show up as your true self” and to “have the courage to be yourself”, and yet none of this will be possible without a deep understanding of who you really are - for this you need to know yourself. Knowing yourself is a lifelong endeavour. This module will support you through your individual learning journey, providing you with tools, frameworks and core skills to develop self-awareness throughout the module, the programme and beyond. The module will oer a safe and supportive environment where you can explore, investigate and plan for your future.
  • 5. Project (Entrepreneurship)
    • The Entrepreneurship Project offers students the opportunity to turn a business idea into a business plan, to conduct research on the viability of the plan and receive feedback from experts. In completing the project, students will apply theoretical knowledge gained on their programme and link theory with real life practical issues and decisions. The Entrepreneurship Project also allows students to engage with parties external to the University who can assist the development of skills relevant to future career enhancement. The Entrepreneurship Project may be pursued by students who are considering starting their own business or any student who wants to develop entrepreneurial skills, which are highly valued in companies and organisations. This project will be supported by a project tutor, and a mentor with entrepreneurial experience. Students are expected to prepare a report in the form of a business plan; an executive summary of their business idea, the remedy proposed by the business proposal, a full market and financial analysis, as well as a summary presentation Students will be expected to apply theories and concepts from their models in the project. The Entrepreneurship Project is independent, supported by the student’s tutor and mentor. At the end of the Entrepreneurship Project, students will present their plan to a panel of 'mock investors' and will receive feedback that will be valuable if the student decides to take their business plan further.
  • 6. Project (Consulting)
    • Students will be supported to complete a 3 month consultancy project on a live business case. This project oers students the opportunity to critical apply knowledge gained over the period of their study and have a real impact on a local company/employer. Companies to which students are given access are dependent on availability. Several students will visit the same organization, but work independently on their analysis and devising of recommendations. Following an arranged visit, students will complete an interim report on their. This will serve as a formative assessment before the nal report. The nal assessment is a 5,000 word report containing an executive summary and recommendations page – which will be provided to the employer. Assignments will be marked by the supervisor and a sample of the marking internally moderated. The Consulting Project allows students to act as “consultants” on a live challenge faced by the business. The project also assists in the development of skills relevant to future career enhancement. Additional academic guidelines will support the operationalisation of the module. The Consulting Project will be completed o-site however students will be given the opportunity to visit local businesses/employers. The Consulting Project may be proposed by any kind of organisation, including companies of various sizes and not-for-prot organisations.
  • 7. Project (Executive Company)
    • The Executive Company Project (ECP) o ers an opportunity for students to gain experience working with a British or international organisation. For three months, students on the ECP will work to complete a research or practical project for a host organisation which aligns with their area of ​​study, allowing them to apply theoretical knowledge gained on the course and be able to link theory with real life practical issues The ECP will allow students to engage with parties external to the University and assists in the development of skills relevant to future career enhancement. The ECP will require students to be exible to the needs of the host organisation and may require working inside The business or remotely. Projects can be given to either individual o groups of students depending on the needs of the host organisation. Students may be required to communicate professionally and regularly with their host organisation throughout the duration of the project ECPs may be proposed by any kind of organisation, including companies of various sizes and not-for-pro t organisations. Students can also selfsource their own Projects Please note all students will be required take part in a recruitment selection process.
  • 8. Global Supply Chain Management
    • Increasingly effective global supply chain management is seen as a 'strategic asset' which can improve eciency, customer satisfaction and nancial results and is, therefore, a key aspect of an organisation's broader goals and strategy. The topic raises many contemporary issues and the content will include: • The development of Management Accounting (Mechanistic to post-mechanistic) • Managing intangibles in a changing environment - such as global supply chain relationships • Managing information, knowledge management, learning organisations. The mechanics of the value chain through Porter in depth consideration of procurement, logistics etc. and links to secondary functions - IT, HR, Finance etc.- leading to enhanced customer value • Contingency Theory and Institutional Theory related to the design of processes and systems. Leading to Continuous improvement, Lean Thinking, JIT, TQM • Outsourcing of elements, or all, of the supply chain - supply chain management as a service • Link to M & A activity - backward and forward integration in the Supply Chain (also links to Porters Five Forces) the consideration of the internalising of transactions • Measuring supply chain costs and performance • Risk Management of the supply chain - need to create a resilient, sustainable, yet agile and fiexible, supply chain
  • 9. Project Management
    • This module considers the scope and definition of a project, its significance as an instrument of change and the roles and responsibilities of people within it. Organisational issues are explored and the application of a range of project management tools is critically evaluated for the execution, management and control of project management throughout all its phases.
  • 10. Strategic Management
    • This module is designed to strengthen students' understanding of fundamental marketing concepts by investigating marketing strategy theory and practice. Students will progress from application of essential marketing concepts to applying strategic marketing analysis frameworks / models / theories in contemporary contexts
  • 11. Business Across Cultures
    • This module will introduce you to the principal challenges facing international organisations in the 21st century in respect of intercultural issues. It will offer an in-depth insight into cultural dimensions in the workplace, drawing on and critically evaluating the work of Hofstede, Minkov and Trompenaars. Lectures will be contributed to this module by an academic with intercultural expertise and two senior executives with extensive experience in intercultural problems and intercultural training. We will guide you through the demands and complexities of intercultural interactions, negotiations and conicts in organisations, using actual examples, scenarios and case studies from multi-national business organisations. A central focus of the module will be on building your own analytical and problem solving skills in studying these cases and developing critical awareness of your own personal cultural dimensions and practices.
 

 

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