MBA

Graduate Master of Business Administration

Teaching & Learning

 

What you'll learn

Take a strategic approach to harnessing both traditional and digital based marketing concepts and activities. You'll take an integrated approach to identifying a range of challenges and opportunities. You'll develop the contemporary marketing knowledge and skills required for being a professional in the competitive digital world of the 21st century.
Study a range of operations and logistics management techniques. You'll take a comprehensive approach to managing operational resources and associated supply chain management principles. You'll develop critical thinking and decision making for operational and logistical aspects of an enterprise. This module will enable you to understand strategies for planning and co-ordination in a supply chain.
This module has been developed around Quinn and Rohrbaugh's Competing Values Framework. You'll study the major indicators of effective organisations and the two major dimensions underlying conceptions of effectiveness: organisational focus and organisational preference for structure. You'll learn how to use the framework to critique leadership effectiveness.
Gain an insight into the unique problems and opportunities that both individual and corporate entrepreneurs face in translating innovative ideas into successful results, from opportunity recognition to new venture creation.
Evaluate decisions that managers are faced with in complex and dynamic environments, combining multiple perspectives of business and management (leadership, creativity and human capital, finance and environmental analytics, creativity and strategic thinking approaches).
This module will enable you to develop key decision-making skills by applying accounting and financial techniques to assist in control and planning at management level. You'll study a range of financial and management accounting concepts and techniques and how they can be used by leaders to evaluate a company’s financial performance. You'll explore the main principles of financial and management accounting. Your studies will have a strong practical emphasis on how accounting information can be used to improve to quality of decision-making by managers and business leaders.
Take a strategic approach to harnessing both traditional and digital based marketing concepts and activities. You'll take an integrated approach to identifying a range of challenges and opportunities. You'll develop the contemporary marketing knowledge and skills required for being a professional in the competitive digital world of the 21st century.
Study a range of operations and logistics management techniques. You'll take a comprehensive approach to managing operational resources and associated supply chain management principles. You'll develop critical thinking and decision making for operational and logistical aspects of an enterprise. This module will enable you to understand strategies for planning and co-ordination in a supply chain.
This module has been developed around Quinn and Rohrbaugh's Competing Values Framework. You'll study the major indicators of effective organisations and the two major dimensions underlying conceptions of effectiveness: organisational focus and organisational preference for structure. You'll learn how to use the framework to critique leadership effectiveness.
Gain an insight into the unique problems and opportunities that both individual and corporate entrepreneurs face in translating innovative ideas into successful results, from opportunity recognition to new venture creation.
Evaluate decisions that managers are faced with in complex and dynamic environments, combining multiple perspectives of business and management (leadership, creativity and human capital, finance and environmental analytics, creativity and strategic thinking approaches).
This module will enable you to develop key decision-making skills by applying accounting and financial techniques to assist in control and planning at management level. You'll study a range of financial and management accounting concepts and techniques and how they can be used by leaders to evaluate a company’s financial performance. You'll explore the main principles of financial and management accounting. Your studies will have a strong practical emphasis on how accounting information can be used to improve to quality of decision-making by managers and business leaders.

What you'll learn

Apply your learning to an organisational issue over a 3-6 month placement. You'll be encouraged to work independently, supported by a business mentor, and also manage an employee-manager relationship.
Apply your learning to an organisational issue over a 3-6 month placement. You'll be encouraged to work independently, supported by a business mentor, and also manage an employee-manager relationship.
Apply your learning to an organisational issue over a 3-6 month placement. You'll be encouraged to work independently, supported by a business mentor, and also manage an employee-manager relationship.
Apply your learning to an organisational issue over a 3-6 month placement. You'll be encouraged to work independently, supported by a business mentor, and also manage an employee-manager relationship.

What you'll learn

This module will explore the special characteristics of human resource management (HRM) in the multinational corporations. You'll consider convergence and continuing divergence in the HRM structures, policies and practices of different countries. You'll focus on applying theory and principles in dealing with the complexities of international HRM issues.
Learn to evaluate and explain the need for, and role of, corporate governance in the business environment. You'll also study the role of IT in forensic accounting and fraud detection and the types and incidences of fraud.
Examine global business strategy perspectives for organisations and key actors. This module will address the strategic and management issues that multinational, global and other organisations face whilst operating across borders. You'll review the main aspects of operating globally, from strategic analysis to issues of formulation and implementation in the various business functions. You'll also analyse the key strategic and managerial challenges for firms. You'll gain the knowledge and skills to develop and implement business strategies within a variety of organisational and geographical settings. To achieve this, you'll study how managers can use a variety of analytical tools to craft a strategy to help the organisation gain and maintain its competitive advantage and achieve its objectives. You'll be introduced to the language, analytical tools, frameworks and normative models of strategic management. You'll consider strategy from various organisational settings, including public and not-for-profit. You'll understand the 'why', 'what', 'where' and 'how' of strategy.
Study the inter-relationships of uncontrollable, macro, environmental factors in the context of international business environments. You'll examine the impact of these external environments on the international operation of enterprises.
Identify, understand, evaluate and compare types of investment for the personal market, including tools, methods and strategies. This module will take a practical approach reinforced by observations from a practising portfolio manager.
Examine the elements, processes and techniques involved in the development and implementation of professional practices for managing for sustainability, responsibility and ethics. You'll evaluate decision-making in complex and dynamic environments and explore the concepts of professional management in a critical way. This module focuses on the practical application of conceptual frameworks for professional management to gain optimum effect.
Understand the role branding and brand management play in today’s dynamic and highly competitive marketing environment. You'll study branding, consumer relationships with brands and the brand management process in a dynamic and global operating environment.
Study the concepts, theories and models of strategic leadership and decision making. You'll examine the elements, processes and techniques involved in the development and implementation of organisational strategy. This module will enable you to develop the concepts of strategic management in a critical way and focus on applying your learning.
This module will explore the special characteristics of human resource management (HRM) in the multinational corporations. You'll consider convergence and continuing divergence in the HRM structures, policies and practices of different countries. You'll focus on applying theory and principles in dealing with the complexities of international HRM issues.
Learn to evaluate and explain the need for, and role of, corporate governance in the business environment. You'll also study the role of IT in forensic accounting and fraud detection and the types and incidences of fraud.
Examine global business strategy perspectives for organisations and key actors. This module will address the strategic and management issues that multinational, global and other organisations face whilst operating across borders. You'll review the main aspects of operating globally, from strategic analysis to issues of formulation and implementation in the various business functions. You'll also analyse the key strategic and managerial challenges for firms. You'll gain the knowledge and skills to develop and implement business strategies within a variety of organisational and geographical settings. To achieve this, you'll study how managers can use a variety of analytical tools to craft a strategy to help the organisation gain and maintain its competitive advantage and achieve its objectives. You'll be introduced to the language, analytical tools, frameworks and normative models of strategic management. You'll consider strategy from various organisational settings, including public and not-for-profit. You'll understand the 'why', 'what', 'where' and 'how' of strategy.
Study the inter-relationships of uncontrollable, macro, environmental factors in the context of international business environments. You'll examine the impact of these external environments on the international operation of enterprises.
Identify, understand, evaluate and compare types of investment for the personal market, including tools, methods and strategies. This module will take a practical approach reinforced by observations from a practising portfolio manager.
Examine the elements, processes and techniques involved in the development and implementation of professional practices for managing for sustainability, responsibility and ethics. You'll evaluate decision-making in complex and dynamic environments and explore the concepts of professional management in a critical way. This module focuses on the practical application of conceptual frameworks for professional management to gain optimum effect.
Understand the role branding and brand management play in today’s dynamic and highly competitive marketing environment. You'll study branding, consumer relationships with brands and the brand management process in a dynamic and global operating environment.
Study the concepts, theories and models of strategic leadership and decision making. You'll examine the elements, processes and techniques involved in the development and implementation of organisational strategy. This module will enable you to develop the concepts of strategic management in a critical way and focus on applying your learning.