The challenges and problems facing managers in today's complex business environment do not always lend themselves to quick-fix solutions. Consequently, our MBA course develops your ability to unravel problems and conceptualise alternative solutions so essential to the successful strategic development of organisations.
The Executive MBA is designed to develop effective practice at a strategic level. This requires integration of concepts and theory and reflection upon your own practice.
The course is suitable for:
Individuals who want to develop their existing management skills and develop new areas of business interest;
Those seeking fast track career progression opportunities within their organisation;
Managers and directors from public and private sector organisations undergoing change or looking for opportunities to grow and
Owner mangers wishing to consolidate existing opportunities and business practice.
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The unique, robust and specialist Masters level qualification is delivered within the Business School of the University and at partner institutions overseas. It is aimed at any person, with a suitable management background, who would like to develop their capabilities and apply such learning to release such talents in others.
In order to benefit from the degree you will need to have an educational, experiential or professional base that involves working with others in a management capacity. In order to cope with the demands of the course you should have:
Successful completion of this degree will enable you to have the necessary knowledge and research that will underpin your abilities to release enterprise and imagination into your team and company. You will be a strong role model so you will need to be a person who is willing to critically reflect and engage with personal and organisational change. As the degree is rooted in workplace practice and experience it is also essential that you have the support of your line manager and your colleagues, or others with the necessary power and influence. Your success as a student will be dependent on you taking your learning into your organisation and experimenting, challenging and actively reflecting.
Some of these criteria will be a challenge to you. You are probably aware that the degree will be hard work but it will also be fun and will enable you to develop your management and creative ability practically. You may discuss with the Course Director before acceptance for the degree and he will explain more fully to you the implications and intended outcomes of the course and explore with you your ability to engage in the learning requirements of the qualification.
We can advise you on scholarships and bursaries which are available and could be an extra source of income.
The Scholarships & Bursaries team are James Partington and Shajna Begum and can be contacted at SAB@beds.ac.uk
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