Master of Business Administration
The program is made up of 30 modules, each module consisting of approximately 40 guided learning hours. While completing the online MBA program students will have access to various study resources, such as tutor support and webinars, a social learning forum, and additional materials to help in the completion of their graduate business course.
On completion of this course students will achieve RQF / EQF Level 7 Qualification Diploma in Strategic Business Management and also the full MBA Degree from Northampton University.
Upon successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management and final year of an accredited postgraduate degree program, students will have the skills to execute a professional managerial role in marketing, accounting, business consultancy, and more.
A business management Qualification and MBA develop key cognitive skills such as: critical thinking, analysis, evaluation, and writing while also establishing presentation and numeracy skills to enhance knowledge and experience. These skills are critical in helping you advance your career.
Your management technique and competence will be significantly improved on completion of the MBA, giving you the skills and confidence to progress into higher level management positions and other employment opportunities.
- Lectures 302
- Quizzes 302
- Duration 15 Months, part time
- Skill level RQF / EQF LVL 7
- Language English
- Students 157
- Assessments Yes
1st Year of MBA studies, Level 7 Qualification Diploma
Master in Strategic Management
QUALITIES OF EFFECTIVE LEADERSHIP
Learners will explore the making and developing of powerful leaders.
DEVELOPING INTERPERSONAL SKILLS
Connecting and bonding with people within commercial sectors is extremely important for good business. This module trains learners in skills to improve and enhance communication techniques to create strong bonds.
MOTIVATING AND INFLUENCING PEOPLE
Inspiring people to create a unity of direction within business.
Doing the right things in the right ways at the right times. Learners will look at the process of making a good decision.
CREATIVITY AND PROBLEM SOLVING
Do problems pose a threat or are they an opportunity to improve? Here, learners will figure out how to turn a problem into an advantage.
STUDYING AND USING MANAGEMENT THEORIES
There are many theories concerned with management and the various models developed from these theories. This module looks over these theories with real life examples.
THE EXTERNAL OPERATING ENVIRONMENT OF BUSINESS
Planning for influences on the business outside your control.
IMPACT OF TECHNOLOGY ON BUSINESS
Analyze and exploit the role of e-business within a business sector.
GOVERNANCE AND DIRECTORSHIPS
Structuring and controlling a business the professional way.
ANALYSING THE COMPETITION
What are my competitors doing, how are they doing it, why are they doing it? Reviewing and analyzing competitor actions to enhance managerial roles.
Creating an effective and successful market presence. Looking at the development of marketing strategies to create successful marketing campaigns.
HIGH PERFORMANCE SALES
Learners will grasp the key elements of successful selling.
Understanding and using effective electronic messages to market.
CUSTOMERS AND THEIR NEEDS
Ensuring that your customers are recognized and valued.
Human Resource Management must play a central role in the strategy of any organization. It is concerned with people as an asset of the business.
RECRUITMENT AND CPD
Getting the best people. Developing the best people. Keeping the best people.
MEASURING AND REWARDING PERFORMANCE
Knowing and measuring how your people are performing.
INTERPRETING BUSINESS ACCOUNTS
Using and understanding the litmus tests of business health.
TOOLS OF FINANCIAL ANALYSIS
Resources, tools, and techniques to keep a finger on the pulse of the business.
MANAGING CASH AND WORKING CAPITAL
Cash, cash flow and working capital. The lifeblood of business.
EXERCISES IN QUANTITATIVE ANALYSIS
How to use and understand key figures.
CULTURE AND ETHICS
The Culture and ethics involved in the business world today.
INNOVATION AND R&D
Creating commercial advantage from innovation and research.
STRATEGIC AND SYSTEMS MANAGEMENT
Options for strategic direction. Making the right choices for your business.
IMPLEMENTING AND MANAGING QUALITY SYSTEMS
Right first time, right every time. The place of quality in business strategy.
STRATEGIC PLANNING TOOLS
Resources, tools, and ideas to help create an effective business strategy.
STRATEGIES FOR GROWTH
This module explores the different ideas of growth and the various tools, measures, and controls at a manager’s disposal in planning for growth
THE BUSINESS PLAN
Creating a plan that targets the stated aims and objectives of a business.
DEVELOPING HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAMS
Cohesion and teamwork that enhances business performance.
Getting things done. Using the right tools to run projects.
2nd Year, part time 2 modules + Master Theses
Master of Business Administration (Executive) Top-Up MBA
Distance Learning Course from Northampton University
Critical issues in Business (10 credits)
- Module code: STRM042
- Core module Y
Business Research Project (50 credits)
- Module code: STRM044
- Core module Y
This module is compulsory for Distance Learning students.