Starting September 2016
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Course code: OLPBH Level: 7
Since its conception at Harvard over a century ago, the MBA has been recognised worldwide as an essential for anyone aspiring to become a successful manager and inspiring leader. Our online MBA Global programme combines real-world practical scenarios and influential networks with a cutting-edge online learning platform to create a truly global course designed for the next generation of business professionals.
The business world is experiencing rapid growth on an international scale and, now more than ever, managers within every industry vertical are required to perform and think with a strategy for global scalability. Through studying this flexible online MBA course, you will cultivate your strategic knowledge, vision and confidence through development of an impressive portfolio of transferrable skills. Complemented by a guided focus on career planning and employability, this will open doors for a rewarding career in leadership, management and operations roles, accompanied by a versatile knowledge base suitable to C-level positions.
An online, work-based MBA
Our online MBA Global puts real-world learning and hands-on involvement at the forefront of your educational journey. Moving beyond a classroom based education, your assignments will require you to implement your theoretical knowledge to tackle contemporary scenarios faced by global businesses every day. Stimulating case studies and projects will allow you to experience genuine logistical, operational and managerial challenges faced by international businesses. By encouraging you to engage in lateral thinking to solve problems from a fresh new perspective, upon completion of the course you will be prepared with the vision and confidence to critically evaluate and react to any situation.
As a student on this online MBA programme you will mature your knowledge of topics including strategic leadership, financial management, global operations, markets and resources, business research methods and data analysis. The later stages of this MBA Global will then focus on key themes in international business such as risk management and global supply chain management.
Join an insightful and influential online community
Working with the corporate sector lies at the heart of our approach to teaching and learning. You’ll have the opportunity to connect with our experienced tutors and thriving network of business contacts, professional body members and guest speakers from regional, national and international businesses. Staying in touch with this extensive network will keep you well-informed of the latest developments, debates and crises facing the international business world. As an online MBA Global student, you will also become part of a truly worldwide community of fellow online learners. Studying alongside peers from all walks of life and spanning a wide variety of professions, you’ll have the opportunity to create a lifelong network with an astute group of aspiring future business leaders all looking to share their own experiences and cultural identities – and to learn from yours.
Flexible and supported online learning
Studying this course online enables you to enhance your abilities through part-time, online learning while still focusing on what’s important. This means you can fit your studies around any existing work or personal commitments. You’ll learn from our highly respected faculty whose world-class teaching advances business thinking. You’ll be engaged with experienced practitioners who are consultants, working for renowned corporations and government agencies worldwide.
Alongside our expert academic team, who bring a wealth of experience and specialist knowledge to enrich your learning further, you will be assigned a dedicated online learner advisor who will assist with any non-academic queries, helping you to achieve a recognised university qualification and advance your career.