The program is made up of eight 13-credit modules, each of which requires an average of 150 hours of study, including lectures, seminars, workshops and private study. The program is designed to further develop your career in management, it covers a wide range of contemporary issues and develops the critical, analytical and technical skills needed by senior management staff. The program will also develop the academic skills required for further study at a postgraduate level.
The 8 core modules, taught in the classroom, account for a combined total of 120 credits (15 credits each) while the second stage modules account for 60 credits. The 8 taught courses are as follows:
Provides the essential skills and knowledge required for studying at postgraduate level. The module is designed to support study in the program’s other modules and to develop transferable skills useful at managerial level.
Coverage of a wide range of contemporary issues in strategic marketing with a particular focus on the international cultural dimension.
Examines some of the contemporary themes associated with managing people. A thematic approach to the subject develops an awareness of the concepts and theories that underpin organizational behavior and Human Resources management.
Develops an understanding and an ability to critically appraise decision making relating to operations management in both the manufacturing and services sectors
Considers the effective use of information and knowledge by managers in organizations and the technology used to manage, capture and derive information and knowledge.
Focuses upon strategic analysis by utilizing a set of analytical techniques for better understanding, helping to influencing a company’s position in its actual and potential marketplaces.
Develops the knowledge and skills needed for senior management and for further academic research, including critical and creative thinking, complex problem solving and decision-making.
Considers the responsibility of managers for the financial resources under their control and introduces control and management techniques.
On successful completion of the Stage 1 courses, students can proceed to top-up courses(research methods and dissertation projects) at any one of the following universities to be aware a Masters of Business Administration (MBA):