Develop the skills you need to join a new generation of strategic business leaders, learning to create, develop and sustainably grow organisations which competitively operate in a global context.
Graduates of this course demonstrate advanced expertise in marketing, finance, human resource management, international business, international trade, project management, strategy and leadership. Learning is very much applied: you’ll get superb exposure to practical skills and the world of work, and you’ll graduate as a confident, career-ready individual with real employer appeal in any industry.
The course is available both full-time and part-time and will suit anyone, from recent graduates to those who have been working for some years. You could also achieve a joint award: passing 2 aligned course modules can make you eligible for the CMI Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership (subject to registration and additional fees).
In addition to gaining academic skills and knowledge, MBA students have the opportunity to undertake a professional development programme designed to develop career plans, improve professional skills, and increase employability.
You could also achieve a joint award: passing 2 aligned course modules can make you eligible for the CMI Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership (subject to registration and additional fees).
We believe that there is no better place to learn about business than to study in the heart of one of the most successful business and financial centres in the world. Launched in 2010 and located in the City of London, we are minutes away from the Bank of England and the London Stock Exchange, and are surrounded by several blue chip companies.
This MBA in Global Business could be your ticket to a high-flying career in business leadership within an international context. Besides deepening your existing awareness of the theory and practice of business, you’ll have the opportunity to develop essential lifelong skills including critical thinking, problem-solving, decision-making, data analysis, effective communication, leadership, and change management. These should serve you in any business discipline and at every stage of your career.
This course takes a very practical approach to learning, so you’ll have significant exposure to business techniques and their application in industry. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to meet with, hear from and undertake projects for real employers; to undertake collaborative leadership projects; and to work effectively as part of a cross-cultural team.
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If you choose this MBA, you’ll have the chance to develop into fully rounded business leader with transferrable skills which will enable you to succeed in a wide variety of disciplines, industries and locations.
Where better to study for an MBA in Global Business than in the heart of the Square Mile, London’s financial district. Some of the world’s longest-established, most well-respected financial and business institutions will be right on your doorstep, offering opportunities for tours, visits, industry guest lectures and work experience (subject to availability, competitive application, visa restrictions and additional fees may apply).
This is a comprehensive, career-building course which has been developed in consultation with industry, so the curriculum teaches what employers are looking for in graduates. Learning is applied, and aims to include work-based activities and assessments, live projects for clients, company visits, leadership lectures, and training in career planning and guidance with career paths. Upon successful completion of the course, you will graduate with excellent prospects for career progression.
Every aspect of the course intends to engage with the latest business and best practice. In particular, there is constant reference to the changing nature of the business landscape, including the way it is impacted by social, environmental, economic and regulatory factors. There is a strong focus on equipping you to respond effectively to, and to manage, change.
Students who pass 4 specific modules (Mandatory: Leading in a Changing World and three of the following: Marketing in a Global Age, Strategic Management, Managerial Finance, Global HRM) can be awarded the CMI Level 7 Diploma, providing they register as a CMI member and pay the membership fees. With over 100,000 members, the CMI is internationally recognised as the professional body which sets the standards in management. Please see Accreditation and Professional Recognition section.
This MBA course has been carefully designed to reflect business systems, standards and practices around the world. It draws upon international case studies and promotes cross-cultural fluency among students in the UK and on international collaborations. You will develop confidence dealing with people and organisations around the world, and you will understand how to respond to issues faced by companies based in other countries; multi-national organisations; and businesses which trade internationally.
Applied learning is at the heart of this course, so you’ll have a hands-on, work-oriented experience throughout. This approach ensures the development of invaluable soft skills including confidence, communication, teamwork, presentation, and the collation and use of information.
Although you’ll spend time in lectures and in both lecturer-led and student-led seminars, your learning will be enhanced by practical exercises, collaborations and real work experience.
As an innovative and enterprising institution, the University may seek to utilise emerging technologies within the student experience. For all courses (whether on-campus, blended, or distance learning), the University may deliver certain contact hours and assessments via online technologies and methods.
The way you decide to use your MBA may depend on why you decided to study for it. You may have been studying part-time, having remained employed and needing this qualification to be able to progress with your current employer. You might want a complete change of career direction, or you may have embarked on the course immediately after your undergraduate studies. Whatever your reason, you’ll be well-equipped – and impressively qualified – to pursue the business career of your choice, regardless of industry or sector.
Visit the Global Business MBA page on the Coventry University London web site for more details!
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