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Delivered primarily at our dedicated conference facility, Weetwood Hall, the programme is undertaken in modular blocks of three to five days every six weeks. Our flexible format means that disruption to working is minimised and your new knowledge and skills can be directly applied to the work place. Delivered by leading academics and business experts, our teaching programme is informed by our world-class research and consultancy experience, and by close links with the world business and commerce. We offer a good return on your investment and are ranked 3rd in the world for value for money. Our MBA students come from a diverse range of backgrounds and nationalities, so you will have the opportunity to network and share ideas, a process that will enhance and enrich your learning experience. You will study 10 compulsory modules, three option modules, and an Executive Skills module. You will also be required to complete an MBA Project. Core Modules Business Accounting Introduces understanding and interpretation of an organisation's financial information including financial statements, the preparation of accounts, principles of costing, budgeting and variance analysis. The module also explores the use of accounting information for planning, performance measurement and control. Corporate Finance Introduces asset valuation techniques such as discounted cash flow and real option analysis. Addresses the financing of real asset investment through debt and equity, and reviews business performance using performance ratio analysis, economic value added and other value metrics. Also stresses the importance of risk management. Human Resource Management Introduces Human Resource Management (HRM) at both a conceptual and practical level. Provides models of HRM for analysing and evaluating the effectiveness of human capital management and the impact of HRM policies and practices on firm performance. Managerial Economics Applies economic analysis to the management of the business enterprise, considering the role of the firm in the market economy, and the influence of internal costs and organisational objectives. Demonstrates the relevance of fundamental economic concepts including optimisation, opportunity cost, risk and uncertainty, market structure and interdependent decision-making. Managing Change Examines the theory and practice of organisational change in order to develop understanding and skills in respect of diagnosing change and managing change. The module addresses change at individual, group and organisational levels, evaluating how the processes of knowledge and learning contribute to organisational adaptation and effectiveness. Marketing Management Introduces the marketing concept and the role of marketing management. Considers marketing research, consumer and organisational buyer behaviour, segmentation, targeting and positioning, product, distribution, promotion and pricing decisions, and strategic market planning. International Business Examines the core concepts of international business and their application to the dynamics and constraints of international business strategy. Considers the potential and the uncertainties for the international expansion of the firm, and the formulation of coherent international plans in the contemporary global economy. Organising and Managing For Performance Considers theories of organisational performance and effectiveness; market, institutional and cultural influences on organisations; organisation form and structure and well-being at work. Covers behaviour of individuals, including individual differences, motivation, group dynamics and processes of power and influence. Operations and Information Management Explores how organisations, individually and in networks, innovate, design, implement, manage and improve their operations and information systems. Focuses on the role of technology. Demonstrates how business processes can be aligned to meet the needs of key stakeholders.

Delivered primarily at our dedicated conference facility, Weetwood Hall, the programme is undertaken in modular blocks of three to five days every six weeks. Our flexible format means that disruption to working is minimised and your new knowledge and skills can be directly applied to the work place. Delivered by leading academics and business experts, our teaching programme is informed by our...

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