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Prospects The Oxford Brookes MBA can boost your career prospects by giving you: confidence to operate across all areas of business enhanced capabilities to lead, think and act strategically insight into your leadership style and your strengths and limitations the ability to apply knowledge to your own organisation and many other situations understanding of other areas of the organisation knowledge and expertise to meet the challenges of senior management skills to continue developing and learning help with launching your career, and an alumni network for life. Employability The Oxford Brookes MBA can benefit your employer by: enhancing your capabilities across a range of areas, eg. marketing, strategic thinking, innovation and change, and people management improving your powers of analysis with the ability to operate at a strategic level and contribute beyond your functional specialism providing a cost-effective management development programme allowing the flexibility to study without regular absence from the workplace presenting the opportunity to gain value for your organisation through your dissertation or consultancy project. This may help you to make a case to your employer for support with funding for the MBA programme. Your MBA journey The programme will also: support you through executive coaching or mentoring, to improve your employability and develop new skills (Full-time and Executive modes only) give you an understanding of the foundations of management and of different functional perspectives provide you with a framework for the analysis of organisational activity and the application of learning develop your understanding of the strategic and integrative nature of business and management prepare you to take a holistic view of the organisation and its environment extend your leadership capabilities broaden or deepen your knowledge through the electives and your dissertation or consultancy project challenge you by participating in intensive international events where you are exposed to the issues facing businesses in different markets. An intensive programme offers the fastest way of gaining the qualification. You can then continue your career, armed with an MBA after just one year. The Full-time MBA is studied over 12 months, commencing in late September with an induction designed to accelerate the process of assimilating you into the programme. Studying full-time may provide you with the time to rethink your career, or to develop the necessary skills to progress. You may have the responsibility of taking over a family business, or perhaps you have an idea for a new business and wish to refine your thinking. Whatever your motivation, completing your MBA with us will increase your knowledge, skills and choices. As a full-time student you can extend your choice of electives, and consider a group consultancy project. To enhance your development, you can receive executive coaching which will help you find and adapt to your next career move. The teaching team uses a range of learning strategies, including case studies, interactive seminars, presentations, guest speakers and purpose-written learning materials. The diversity of the students' backgrounds provides a dynamic environment for all the participants to share experiences. On campus you can network with many other students and alumni. You can participate in international events, including an overseas workshop, which exposes you to a range of challenges facing businesses in different markets. The cost of the overseas workshop is included in your tuition fees. In addition, you can take an elective at one of our partner business schools as an intensive one-week block in another country.

Prospects The Oxford Brookes MBA can boost your career prospects by giving you: confidence to operate across all areas of business enhanced capabilities to lead, think and act strategically insight into your leadership style and your strengths and limitations the ability to apply knowledge to your own organisation and many other situations understanding of other areas of the organisation ...

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