Master of Business Administration
- Course plan
The aim of this unit is to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to develop an organisational strategic plan.
Finance for Strategic Development
The learners will develop knowledge, understanding and skills that will enable them to analyse internal and publicly available financial information. This will help to enhance strategic decision making.
Research for Strategic Development
The aim of this unit is to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required to carry out research to meet the needs of strategic business management.
The aim of this unit is to help learners develop an understanding of how organisational behaviour, structure, culture, motivation, creativity and leadership impact an organisation’s effectiveness and efficiency.
Personal Development for Leadership and Strategic Management
This unit aims to help learners develop their own personal leadership and management skills in the context of the creation and achievement of organisational vision and strategic direction.
International Business Environment
The unit will enable learners to explore the changing international business environment and develop knowledge and understanding of how organisations respond to changes.
Developing Organisational Vision and Strategic Direction
To enable learners to improve their knowledge and understanding of how organisations develop vision and strategic direction. The unit may be of particular interest for learners aiming for leadership roles in either private or public sector organisations.
To enable learners to gain an understanding of the role of an international corporate financial manager. The unit will allow learners to consider the importance of International Accounting Standards and the international financial environment for decision making within businesses and organisations. Particular attention is focused on analysing the role of international financial markets in creating opportunities and risks for organisations, especially those operating in a multinational context. Learners will gain experience in assessing strategic options and making appropriate recommendations.
This unit will enable learners to further develop understanding and skills in the application of quantitative methods appropriate to support decision-making in organisations.
This unit enables learners to develop knowledge and understanding of marketing at a strategic level and how this is applied in practice including developing a marketing strategy.
This unit enables learners to understand the requirements of international marketing and in particular, the financial considerations to be taken into account in entering and operating in international markets. Learners will also be able to develop an international marketing strategy and understand the implications and requirements of international marketing communications.
Corporate Communication Strategies
This unit will enable learners to develop knowledge and understanding of the importance of corporate communications and the link with corporate objectives. Learners will have the opportunity to develop skills in auditing corporate communications and planning a corporate communication strategy.
Strategic Human Resource Management
The aim of this unit is to help learners acquire knowledge and understanding of human resource management strategy and its impact on the efficiency of an organisation.
Managing Continuous Organisational Improvement
To enable learners to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required to create a culture of continuous improvement in an organisation. The learners will have the opportunity to develop the skills required to plan for organisational change and improvement.