Full Time MBA Master of Business Administration

In Pontypridd

£ 10,500 + VAT

Description

  • Typology

    MBA

  • Location

    Pontypridd (Wales)

  • Duration

    1 Year

Description

It aims to develop the knowledge and skills necessary for successful strategic leadership performance. You will learn how to integrate cutting-edge strategic research and practice to achieve business transformation, whether you work in a public or private sector organisation.
Suitable for: This challenging and dynamic course will be of interest if you are in or aspire to a senior managerial position.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Pontypridd (Vale of Glamorgan)
University Of Glamorgan, CF37 1DL

Starts

On request

To take into account

Admission to the MBA programme will normally require a undergraduate degree at second-class honours or higher or equivalent professional qualification. Applicants will also require a minimum of three years of significant personnel, general management or comparable experience

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Course programme

Course Content The MBA provides you with an understanding of theoretical and conceptual bases of strategic leadership, and of the emerging social, political and economic themes that impact upon it. Beyond the acquisition of knowledge and technical skills, the curriculum puts theory into practice by focusing on the personal development of participants through such competencies as decision-making, team work, leadership skills, entrepreneurial potential and presentation skills.
Summary of Modules Typically you will study three modules around the core business functions:
  • Economies, Markets and Strategic Decisions
  • Strategic Marketing and Planning
  • Strategic Financial Management
These will be followed by two strategy in action modules:
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Strategy as Practice
Students will also be able to choose between a number of option modules:
  • Advanced Marketing Communications
  • Developing Human Potential
  • Corporate Governance
  • Developing the Entrepreneurial Organisation
  • Strategic Supply Chain Management
Finally, you will complete a thesis which consists of two elements:
  • Research Methods
  • Dissertation
How To Study You will spend about 400 hours in lectures, seminars or individually supervised by a tutor. You will also complete reading and assignments such as group projects, strategic analysis of organisations, preparation for presentations, case study analysis and the preparation of marketing and business plans. Group work is encouraged and visits are arranged to relevant organisations. Students are also encouraged to attend specialist guest lectures.
You will be assessed through written assignments, examinations and/or project work. The MBA involves the completion of a dissertation.

Full Time MBA Master of Business Administration

£ 10,500 + VAT