Masters in Business Management
Start Date: 13th September 2021
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The MA in Business Management provides an exciting opportunity to enhance your knowledge and understanding in the field of Business Management. The overall aim of the MA in Business Management is to promote opportunities to develop understanding of management of people and organisations. The programme adds value by allowing students to acquire an integrated and strategic view of management within organisations in a rapidly changing world of business.
It explores various aspects of business including the factors that drive firms to develop and grow, the tools they use to market their products and services, the challenges of managing people, successfully leading organisations and the promotion of the organisation’s ethical standards and social responsibility.
Applicants should normally have an Honours Degree or equivalent from a recognised institution.
Additionally, applicants will be asked to undertake an assessment task, usually a written essay on a given topic.
Applicants who do not have English is not your first language, an English language test score of 6.00 is required with none of the tested component scores less than 5.5. If you have previously completed an academic qualification equivalent to a UK Degree which was taught in a majority English-speaking country (as identified by UK Home Office) you will not need to provide an IELTS test.
What will I achieve?
Upon successful completion you will receive an Master of Arts Business Management validated by NCG
What will I learn?
- Finance and Accounting for Decision Makers
- Marketing - Strategy and Planning
- Management of HR
- Corporate Social Responsibility and Business Ethics
- Strategic Management and Entrepreneurship
- Research Methods
- The Dissertation
- The Work Related Project
How is the course taught?
- Collaborative student led seminars
- Enquiry based approaches, such as case study scenario / critical incident analysis and simulated experience such as workshops and discussions.
How am I assessed?
- Case study presentations
- Reflective journals.
Where can I progress?
You may choose to progress academically through either a PhD or Doctorate within a business discipline.
Course costs and information
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Business, research and administrative professionals n.e.c.
- Negotiates and monitors contracted out services provided by the private sector to local government studies and acts upon any legislation that may affect the local authority.
- Registers and maintains records of all births, deaths and marriages in local authority area, issues appropriate certificates and reports any suspicious causes of death to the coroner.
- Co-ordinates and directs the activities of Revenue and Customs offices, Job Centres, Benefits Agency offices and other local offices of national government.
- Advises national and local government on the interpretation and implementation of policy decisions, acts and regulations, and provides technical assistance in the formulation of policy.
- Controls and administers budgets.
- Prepares and reviews operational and financial reports.
- Develops plans, sets objectives and monitors and evaluates performance.
- Recruits and manages staff, assigns and delegates tasks and duties, makes changes in procedures to deal with variations in workload.
- Analyses internal processes and systems, recommends and implements procedural and policy changes.
- Coordinates the organisation.
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Management consultants and business analysts
- Runs workshops, and addresses seminars, conferences and the media to present results of research activity or to express professional views.
- Advises governments, commercial enterprises, organisations and other clients in light of research findings.
- Determines the appropriate method of data collection and research methodology, analyses and interprets information gained and formulates and implements recommendations and solutions.
- Identifies problems concerned with business strategy, policy, organisation, procedures, methods and markets.
- Assesses the functions, objectives and requirements of the organisation seeking advice.
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Business and financial project management professionals
- Reports regularly on progress to the client or to senior managers.
- Ensures that each stage of the project is progressing on time, on budget and to the right quality standards.
- Negotiates with contractors and suppliers for materials and services.
- Selects and leads a project team.
- Draws up a detailed plan for how to achieve each stage of the project.
- Agrees timescales, costs and resources needed.
- Finds out what the client or company wants to achieve.
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Business and related research professionals
- Deals with copyright issues and negotiates fees.
- Liaises with client on the appropriate image/s to be used.
- Researches images for clients in a wide range of media using specialist picture libraries and archives, museums, galleries etc., or commissions new images.
- Presents findings in the required format, via written reports or presentations.
- Provides support to criminal intelligence or to military or other security operations by gathering and verifying intelligence data and sources.
- Provides administrative support for programme development such as booking facilities.
- Briefs presenters, scriptwriters or journalists as required via verbal or written reports.
- Research sources for accurate factual material, finds suitable contributors to programmes or print features and deals with any copyright issues.
- Liaises with production team to generate and develop ideas for film, television and radio programmes.