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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. Convenient weekend study blocks give you many of the advantages of full-time study while you test your ideas in the workplace and continue to draw a salary. The Executive MBA is studied over 24-30 months, commencing in September with an induction weekend, followed by 10-15 weekend schools per annum over two years. The schools are held at our Wheatley Campus, conveniently located next to Junction 8 of the M40. Our MBA looks beyond the programme itself to the individual, and students are offered ongoing executive coaching, which begins during the programme and continues beyond it. Learning materials facilitate offsite learning, and you benefit from extensive face-to-face tuition and student interaction at the weekend workshops. The Business School library is available to you during normal opening hours, and the virtual library is available online. Materials for assignments and dissertations can often be sourced from your employer, and your consultancy project can be tailor-made to meet their needs. 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. In addition, you can take an elective at one of our partner business schools as an intensive one-week block in another country. The cost of the Executive MBA includes residential fees for the induction weekend and the international workshop in the second year of the programme. Should you require accommodation for the other weekends we are happy to give you advice, b

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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