Course summary

Businesses and organisations are facing new and emerging challenges in a volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) world and leaders must be equipped to respond. This programme is designed to develop your strategic leadership skills and equip you with the requisite knowledge and skills to enhance and embrace your role in leadership within ever-changing environments.

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Key facts


Award

Masters

Duration

24 Months

Mode of study

Part-time blended

Start date

September

Awarding institution

Bishop Grosseteste University

Course details

About this course

This programme places you and your personal development and career aspirations at its core. You will have the power to shape your learning journey through your studies, work, and associated experiences. You will study via a blended strategy undertaking your study in two-day blocks equal to two weekends per module.

Furthermore, you will be supported by designated module tutors and will become an integral part of the BGU Business community through your attendance at bespoke business breakfasts, guest lectures and through your attendance at CMI events. Through joining the Business community at BGU you are joining a community that cares about how they do business and who they do business with. In addition, you are immersed into the wider university community and will be challenged to make a positive impact on the societies in which we live and work.

This MBA has been specifically designed for individuals with at least two to three years’ business and management experience and is well suited to individuals who wish to formalise and build upon their existing business, management and leadership knowledge and expertise. This is a generalist programme that provides a broad, analytical and integrated study of business and management.

MBA learners will be supported by the Programme Team and the Centre for Enhancement in Learning and Teaching (CELT) to develop the requisite study and academic skills needed for success. Furthermore, you will be encouraged to take advantage of the business facilities and services offered by Lincolnshire Open Research and Innovation Centre (LORIC) and BG Futures, BGUs onsite Business and Enterprise Centre and Careers, Employability and Enterprise Team.

This course is subject to validation, to register your interest and receive more information please fill out the form below.

What will you study

Students on this course currently study some or all of the following modules

The ability to enhance organisational performance through the dynamic and effectual leadership and development of people is fundamental for Leaders who wish to achieve and maximise organisational success. The aim of this module is to equip learners with the requisite knowledge to develop the skills and occupational competence needed to effectively lead and develop people in pursuit of organisational excellence.

The aim of this module is to equip learners with the requisite knowledge to develop the skills needed to effectively and proactively develop an entrepreneurial response to complex organisational challenges in volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) environments. Furthermore, learners will explore how to set and deliver sustainable strategic goals.

Learners will explore how to critically assess methods for analysing financial data and information required to make strategic decisions. Learners will also develop their understanding and knowledge of financial governance and legislative requirements.

Learners will critique the factors which drive the development of organisational strategy and appraise approaches to successfully develop strategy. The module culminates in learners developing an organisational strategy to achieve a business goal. To complement this activity, learners will propose an approach to implement and monitor the strategy developed to ensure its sustained success.

This module provides learners with the opportunity to initiate, plan and produce a unique and independent piece of work that showcases and further builds on the knowledge, skills and mindset developed throughout the programme to date.

Learners are encouraged to self-select a format for their final project that best suits their career ambitions and overarching goals for their MBA. Learners may opt to complete a business dissertation, applied corporate project, or produce a business plan.

Entry requirements

Learners may be graduates with an honour’s degree at 2:2 or above. Consideration will also be given to accepting students who can demonstrate relevant business, management and leadership experience and the ability and commitment to study at master’s level. In all instances learners must demonstrate a minimum of 3 years of business and management experience.

Fees & Finance

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