About the course
Today's demanding and evolving business world requires managers who can master advanced management. They must deal with the complexities of an interconnected, international business environment.
The programme is for graduates in non-business subjects without previous managerial experience or those who wish to deepen their understanding of the management process.
You will become a competent and confident professional by fostering the development of key practical skills and academic knowledge.
Throughout the programme you will gain a comprehensive understanding of how organisations operate. You will adopt a range of strategic, up-to-date perspectives and become proficient in marketing, finance, and human resource management. This will enhance your ability to manage change that will benefit the organisation as a whole.
Develop the analytical skills to make informed decisions when dealing with a range of management issues. Learn to consider the wider environment in which organisations operate and the social impact of the choices that you make.
What you'll study
A range of optional modules will provide students with more opportunities to specialise. You will develop key professional and research skills, as well as an understanding of ethical business practice. You will also undertake a final research project, based on which you will need to submit a dissertation.
International Business Context
The module gives an overview of international business context in today's global economy. You'll cover themes including related globalisation and regionalisation, as well as firm internationalisation and institutional environments.
Marketing Management in Action
This module aims to develop the marketing knowledge and skills to manage in any organisation with intercultural contacts. You'll showcase your understanding of marketing management through a marketing plan based on real case studies.
This module considers business strategy and strategic decision making in diverse organisational contexts. You'll learn to use strategic analysis to make choices which create stakeholder value and strategic advantage in the complex business world.
Explore the competing perspectives associated with responsible managing and organising. Topics include globalisation and sustainability; values, ethics and morals in business; and power, politics and corporate responsibility. You'll also consider the impacts, criticisms and future of corporate responsibility.
Corporate Financial Management
This module introduces you to the theory and practice of corporate finance, focusing on the effects of investment and financing decisions on firm value. You'll also develop an understanding of corporate financial management policies.
Sustainable Logistics and Operations Management
Discover the practical and theoretical approaches that companies are adopting in their pursuit of more responsible, sustainable and ethical supply chains and operations to improve their global competitiveness.
Cross Cultural Management
Cultural differences often create barriers to understanding and communication in international business environments. Explore a range of areas in international management including leadership, decision-making, work and motivation, and communicating and negotiating across cultures. The emphasis will be on how individuals, teams and organisations manage these cultural differences.
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