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MSc Business Management Online modules

MSc Business Management Online modules

MSc Business Management Online modules

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MSc- Contemporary Issues in Strategic Management

£770.00

Description

This module is only available for students following the general MSc Business Management route. You cannot take this module if you are studying an MSc Business Management with a specialism.
MSc 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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MSc-Sustaining Organisational Performance

£770.00

Description

MSc Sustaining Organisational Performance
Compulsory on all routes
SCQF level 11, 20 credit.
Exploring a variety of organisational activities, this module highlights the ways in which businesses achieve, or even surpass, their desired performance level. Focus is placed on the integration of specialist functions through supply chain management and how it facilitates achievement of the organisation’s overall aims and objectives, adding value for shareholders, stakeholders and society
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MSc- International Sales Management

£770.00

Description

This module is only available for students following the MSc Business Management (Marketing & Sales) specialist route. You cannot take this module if you are studying a generalist MSc Business Management or an MSc Business Management with any other specialism..
MSc 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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MSc-Global Logistics and Supply Chains

£770.00

Description

MSc 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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MSc- Contemporary HRM

£770.00

Description

This module is only available for students following the MSc Business Management (HRM) route. You cannot take this module if you are studying an MSc Business Management with any other specialism.
MSc 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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MSc- Contemporary Issues In Hospitality Management

£770.00

Description

This module is only available for students following the MSc Business Management (Hospitality & Tourism) specialist route. You cannot take this module if you are studying for a generalist MSc Business Management or an MSc Business Management with any other specialism.
MSc Contemporary Issues In Hospitality Management
SCQF level 11, 20 credit.
This module will enable you to fully understand and appreciate the extensive range of contemporary issues facing the hospitality industry across the world. Through examination of issues including industry structure and supply, demographic trends and demand, business environments and sustainability, and implications of emerging technology, you will gain a broad knowledge and the ability to critically review such impacts and trends on the international hospitality business.
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MSc- Global Finance

£770.00

Description

This module is only available for students following the MSc Business Management (Banking) or (Finance) routes. You cannot take this module if you are studying an MSc Business Management with any other specialism.
MSc 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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MSc- International Festival and Event Management

£770.00

Description

This module is only available for students following the MSc Business Management (Events) specialist route. You cannot take this module if you are studying for a generalist MSc Business Management or an MSc Business Management with any other specialism.
MSc 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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MSc- Leadership Strategy & Innovation

£770.00

Description

MSc Leadership, Strategy & Innovation
Compulsory on all routes
SCQF level 11, 20 credit.
Leadership, Strategy and Innovation requires critical examination of leaders’ roles in developing and adopting strategies and achieving innovation and creativity within an organisation. You will explore the key theoretical models which underpin strategy and innovation development, and evaluate the functionality of ‘hard’ and ‘soft’ leadership components. As a result you should develop a broad understanding of the steps and measures leaders implement when developing the strategic direction of their organisation.
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MSc- Managing Innovation

£770.00

Description

This module is only available for students following the general MSc Business Management, or MSc Business Management (Entrepreneurship) route. You cannot take this module if you are studying an MSc Business Management with any other specialism.
MSc 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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MSc- New Venture Planning

£770.00

Description

This module is only available for students following the MSc Business Management (Entrepreneurship) specialist route. You cannot take this module if you are studying a generalist MSc Business Management or an MSc Business Management with any other specialism.
MSc 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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MSc- Research Methods

£770.00

Description

This module is NOT available unless you have successfully completed six compulsory modules.
MSc Research Methods
Compulsory on all routes
SCQF level 11, 20 credit.
Research Methods aims to support you in developing necessary skills, including research, analysis and presentation, required to successfully complete your master’s level dissertation. You will explore essential areas and tools including problem solving, critical thinking, effective writing and communication, project management, and management research. This skill set is transferable, assisting your future management and leadership career as well as your dissertation at the end of your programme.
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MSc-Dissertation

£1540.00

Description

This module is NOT available unless you have successfully completed at ALL 7 compulsory modules (140 Credits)
MSc Dissertation
Compulsory on all routes
SCQF level 11, 40 credit.
The Dissertation assesses all the skills and knowledge you have gained throughout your masters’ programme and provides an opportunity to research and explore a topic of specific interest to you and your future career. You will use the tools and advice gained from the Research Methods module and witness first-hand how it all ties together to produce a successful thesis
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MSc-Global Economic Environment And Marketing 

£770.00

Description

MSc Global Economic Environment And Marketing
Compulsory on all routes 
SCQF level 11, 20 credit.
This module leads you through a detailed analysis of economic policies and marketing strategies on a global scale, and their relationship with global organisations. You will acquire the necessary skills and knowledge to allow you to understand and asses both the national and international environments in which businesses operate.
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MSc-Organisational Change & Management

£770.00

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MSc-Organisational Change & Management
Compulsory on all routes
SCQF level 11, 20 credit
In today’s complex business environment it is essential to understand how organisations behave. Organisational Change and Management emphasises the evaluation and analysis of organisational change, and implementing change as a leader and manager in a way that ensures a smooth transition for the organisation and its stakeholders. Completion of this module should result in the ability to determine the different types of change and the route to implementing successful changes within an organisation.
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