Designed for senior executives, our blended learning Executive MBA lets you fit study around a busy professional life:
You’ll attend for each module over two consecutive months, three days a month (Thursday to Saturday). This ensures engagement with your tutors and classmates, reigniting your passion for familiar subjects while discovering new ones.
Requiring around ten hours of work a week, the blended design combines:
A comprehensive strand of leadership and managerial skills is built into the 22 month programme. A consulting project in your own organisation serves as a capstone and completes the programme.
Our Executive MBA offers a comprehensive and demanding curriculum. Over its taught phase, you’ll meet other senior executives, and apply what you learn to issues in your organisation.
We’ve built an extensive strand of leadership and managerial skills into the programme. You’ll complete ten core modules in a range of business areas.
You’ll finish your MBA with a consulting project based on your own organisation.
Entrepreneurial skills are in strong demand. This module will help you develop your entrepreneurial mindset, through strengthening these skills:
Develop your understanding of the concepts, theories and applications needed to succeed in marketing. This module covers marketing terms, principles, concepts and strategies, both online and offline.
You will apply these concepts to real-world situations and look critically and analytically at your own experiences.
Get an introduction to the principles of financial reporting and decision making. Through relating your studies to your own work, you’ll learn to:
We’ve designed this module to help your organisation become ‘future fit’. You’ll learn to become resilient through developing and implementing strategy with environmental, social, and economic value.
Smart businesses know they need to understand and respond to ethical and sustainability challenges. They also know to seek out new opportunities in changing markets. You’ll learn to think about these challenges and opportunities in relation to your business strategy.
Disruptive technologies are changing the business landscape. They’re creating new opportunities for some while threatening the survival of others.
In this module you will explore the latest developments in disruptive technologies including:
You’ll look at innovation as a way of introducing disruptive thinking (and technology) into organisations. You’ll also explore the role of technology in innovation, which includes an international week-long study trip to a relevant location (travel restrictions and advisories permitting). While optional, this trip is an important part of the module so we hope students can participate.
If you choose to take part in the optional international study trip, you will have to pay some expenses such as flights or associated travel costs like visas and some meals. You should budget between £1,000 and £1,500 for this.
Engage with leadership theory in a practical way. You’ll explore different aspects of leadership and examine the impact of a lack of effective leadership in organisations and society. Find out how interventions can bring about positive change in today’s complex world.
What do Amazon, Apple, Toyota, Inditex and Dyson have in common? They have built their success on exceptional operations and supply network capabilities.
No matter what type of organisation, sustainable value requires excellence in operations and supply networks.
This module will improve your understanding of:
We have more data than ever before but businesses need to convert this data into knowledge. Analysing Big Data lets organisations gain intelligence and improve their decision-making and performance.
This module will show you how to tap into insights from data, and find solutions to complex problems.
This module explores the emerging field of human resource management (HRM). You’ll examine the latest research and contemporary examples of best and worst practice.
You’ll use analytical concepts and methods to understand how an organisation can:
Strategic management is a broad field of study. We’ll draw on a wide range of disciplines including economics, sociology, psychology and natural sciences.
We want to help you make the most of your potential. Whether you’re aiming for promotion in your current organisation, or to change career completely, we can help.
You’ll get a course full of events, and one-to-one coaching and guidance from our Careers Team.
We’ve designed the MBA with input from employers to make sure it’s relevant and up-to-date. You’ll get the knowledge and skills you need to achieve your career goals.
Visit the The Bath MBA (Part Time Executive) page on the University of Bath web site for more details!
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