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MBA-Building High Performing Organisations

£1150.00

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MBA-Building High Performing Organisations
Compulsory on all routes
SCQF level 11, 20 credit.
Through evaluation and analysis, this module explores the strategies and activities organisations use to become high performing organisations, and indeed gain competitive advantage. Focusing on business functions and supply chain management, the module explores the organisation’s ability to meet key objectives whilst adding value to its shareholders, stakeholders and society - without losing sight of the ultimate goal, which is achieving high level performance.
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MBA-Contemporary HRM

£1150.00

Description

This module is only available for students following the MBA (HRM) specialist route. You cannot take this module if you are studying an MBA with any other specialism.
MBA Online modules-Contemporary HRM
SCQF level 11, 20 credit
This module will provide an overview of the key role which Human Resource Management plays in contemporary organisations and will look at the changing role which it has played in firms past and present, with a particular focus on current themes and issues. It will equip you with a critical understanding of the contribution which HRM makes to enabling organisational objectives to be achieved and the role it plays in ensuring the overall success of the firm.
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MBA-Contemporary Issues in Hospitality Management

£1150.00

Description

This module is only available for students following the MBA (Tourism & Hospitality Management) specialist route. You cannot take this module if you are studying for a generalist MBA or an MBA with any other specialism.
MBA-Contemporary Issues in Hospitality Management
SCQF level 11, 20 credit
This module covers all the main areas of international human resource management. The concepts and theories that stem from international human resource management will be illustrated via the use of various case studies and examples, in order to ensure that they can be applied and understood from the receiving end. This module spreads into the models of national culture, dealing with human resources practices, and issues arising from being a national organisation with a multi-cultural workforce
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MBA-Contemporary Issues In Strategic Management.

£1150.00

Description

This module is only available for students following the general MBA. You cannot take this module if you are studying an MBA with a specialism.

MBA Online modules-Contemporary Issues In Strategic Management
SCQF level 11, 20 credit
The modern business environment is extremely challenging, and firms are being put under increasing pressure by shareholders, investors and other stakeholders to deliver exceptional results during challenging times. Firms must operate on a global scale, going up against increasing numbers of rivals. Given that firms are under pressure to perform and deliver results, their organisational strategies must be increasingly effective in terms of their purpose and design, as well being implemented successfully. This module will address these challenges: you will examine how firms can compete in a global marketplace and how they can create successful strategies, and explore the framework and concepts for doing this. You will also gain an understanding of the process of strategic decision making within organisations.
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MBA-Global Finance

£1150.00

Description

This module is only available for students following the MBA (Banking) or MBA (Finance) routes. You cannot take this module if you are studying for a generalist MBA, or an MBA with any other specialism.
MBA-Global Finance
SCQF level 11, 20 credit
Introducing you to the concept of global capital markets, Global Finance defines such markets through the exploration of related strategies, participants and products. Leading you through the life cycle of the financial global marketplace, this module takes you from its establishment to its implications. You will create a toolkit that should allow you to explore, assess and comprehend functions including foreign exchange, bond, money products, equity, and derivative markets. Upon completion you should have the ability to identify all elements of the financial marketplace and analyse and assess its structure.
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MBA-Governance and Accountability in Healthcare

£1150.00

Description

This module is only available for students on the MBA Healthcare route. You cannot take this module if you are studying an MBA with any other specialism.
SCQF level 11, 20 credit
This module will help you to develop an understanding of the background to the development of Clinical Governance and to explore how models are implemented in practice, with particular reference to the UK. It will assist you with the interpretation of quality metrics to enable scrutiny of practice in healthcare and will enable contribution to the support and development of strong leadership within a challenging environment.
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MBA-International Festival and Event Management

£1150.00

Description

This module is only available for students following the MBA (Events Management) specialist route. You cannot take this module if you are studying an MBA with any other specialism.
MBA-International Festival and Event Management
SCQF level 11, 20 credit
This module considers festival and events management, event development and processes, as well as the implications on other organisations, regions and localities. It evaluates current issues and trends within the festival and events market and political economy, and forecasts future demands and the development of festivals and events across the globe. You will get the opportunity to utilise theories and strategies used by organisations to assess the market conditions in which they operate and help them decide which festival or events they should attend.
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MBA-International Sales Management

£1150.00

Description

This module is only available for students following the MBA (Marketing & Sales Management) route. You cannot take this module if you are studying a generalist MBA, or an MBA with any other specialism.
MBA-International Sales Management
SCQF level 11, 20 credit
Today’s complex and vast selling environment hides a lot of challenging issues affecting sales organisations and their managers. This module aims to teach you how to act as a sales manager/ leader, covering the competencies required by the role, and the importance of such a role for the organisational development. A wide range of topics will be covered, such as the relationship between sales management and performance and recruitment, the importance of ethical selling but also the integration between marketing and sales in terms of strategies and procedures.
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MBA-Leading Strategic Decision-Making

£1150.00

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MBA Leading Strategic Decision-Making
SCQF level 11, 20 credit
Compulsory on all Routes
Leading Strategic Decision-Making covers the critical role played by business leaders in the implementation of an appropriate strategic direction and guiding the firm effectively in that route. The module illustrates choosing and adopting a relevant and innovative organisational culture. Furthermore, you will come to understand how to effectively interact with followers, from a leader’s point of view, and explore the depth of the relationship between a leader and followers.
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MBA-Management And Organisational Change

£1150.00

Description

MBA Management And Organisational Change
SCQF level 11, 20 credit
Compulsory on all Routes
This module highlights how the ability to track and evaluate actions plays a role in managing change, and will enhance your appreciation for the role played by employees in change management. The module identifies the significance of the whole organisation within the culture and provides you with the skills and expertise to plan, support and effectively manage sustainable system-wide change programmes that reflect the organisational culture.
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MBA-Managing Innovation

£1150.00

Description

This module is only available for students following the general MBA, or the MBA (Entrepreneurship) or (Leadership & Innovation) specialist routes. You cannot take this module if you are studying an MBA with any other specialism.
MBA-Managing Innovation
SCQF level 11, 20 credit.
This module examines and discusses key issues facing managers in the fast-paced technological environment of today’s businesses. You will be prepared with the theoretical and practical knowledge required to assess and manage innovation. Your ability to critically analyse will be developed through a variety of discussions, intense evaluation of management concepts in relation to fast changing environments, and through assessing case studies of the most innovative corporations in the world.
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MBA-Marketing Within The Global Economy

£1150.00

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MBA-Marketing Within The Global Economy
Compulsory on all routes
SCQF level 11, 20 credit.
Designed to develop your understanding of the global environment and the economic effects on businesses, this module will enhance your skills and broaden your knowledge, preparing you to overcome potential global challenges. You will be equipped with vast cultural knowledge and appreciation for government policies, preparing you to operate productively and successfully on a global scale.
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MBA-New Venture Planning

£1150.00

Description

This module is only available for students following the MBA (Entrepreneurship) specialist route. You cannot take this module if you are studying for a generalist MBA, or an MBA with any other specialism.
MBA-New Venture Planning
SCQF level 11, 20 credit.
New Venture Planning explores the significance of new businesses to a thriving economy, promoting a comprehensive understanding of the key elements of the business planning process. This module takes you from entrepreneurial aspirations, ideas generation, and evaluation, through the business planning process to develop a potential business model for your idea. Through interactive learning, you will work towards the creation of a practical and realistic business plan.
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MBA-Project.

£2300.00

Description

This module is NOT available unless you have successfully completed at ALL 7 compulsory modules (140 Credits)

MBA-Project
SCQF level 11, 40 credit
Compulsory on all routes
Testing all the skills and knowledge you have gained throughout the programme, this project is the final stretch in your professional development, where you apply your new expertise to complete an independent research project.
The MBA project offers you an opportunity to explore an area of interest to you. Through researching the specifics you will become an expert in the subject, standing you on solid ground for your future career development.
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MBA-Skills For Managers.

£1150.00

Description

This module is not available unless you have successfully completed at least six modules.

MBA-Skills For Managers
SCQF level 11, 20 credit
Compulsory on all routes
Providing you with crucial research skills and information, Skills for Managers supports your MBA project, setting the foundation for you to successfully complete an independent applied research project. This module equips you with a vital transferable skill set including problem solving and project management, both of which will enhance your career through supporting and strengthening your management and leadership performance.
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MBA-Global Logistics and Supply Chains

£1150.00

Description

MBA Global Logistics and Supply Chains
Description: SCQF level 11, 20 credit.
This module applies key concepts of logistics and supply chain management to provide you with an understanding of the strategic and operational roles of logistics in the global business environment. Emphasis is placed on global and pan-European systems for materials sourcing and product distribution, to enable you to learn how businesses configure their supply chains to compete in today’s major trading blocs. Early topics identify key issues in global logistics and contrast international and domestic logistics systems. Subsequent topics explore the main components of global supply chains and the logistics activities involved in their management.
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