Business Administration - Facilities Management (MBA)


Course Description

Designed for estates and facilities management professionals seeking rapid career progression, this course builds on your existing ability and challenges you to develop the executive leadership skills needed for senior management.

  • Study on a course recognised for its practice-based teaching and integration with modern business environments.
  • Develop your ability to successfully lead and manage organisations in an ever-changing and increasingly competitive environment.

How you learn

To be a successful leader, you need to understand, implement and integrate the current fundamental concepts of facilities management and business, and have insights from differing professional perspectives. You gain this knowledge by studying four modules on facilities management and also core MBA subjects. These modules are integrated meaning that instead of studying finance or globalisation in isolation, you study finance together with globalisation, marketing and decision-making. Our approach replicates the real world where strategic decisions will span multiple business areas, providing you with a richer and more realistic learning experience.

At the diploma stage of the course, you have the opportunity to complete psychometric tests, which can help you increase your critical self-awareness, better understand your leadership skills and identify areas for development. Additionally, you have the opportunity to work on a consultancy project that involves investigating a real issue within your own organisation, or one with which you are familiar.

Over the course, we tailor assignments and projects to the needs of your organisation or your own areas of interest, which maximises the value of your studies. Your organisation also has the opportunity to provide input into your learning and contribute to your development.

  • When you study an Executive MBA at Sheffield Hallam University you join a learning community of managers and leaders from across a range of professions and industry backgrounds. This provides you with excellent networking opportunities and you can benefit from seeing different perspectives and solutions to managerial challenges.

Applied learning

Our approach replicates the real world where strategic decisions will span multiple business areas, providing you with a richer and more realistic learning experience. Your taught sessions comprise of intensive study blocks in Sheffield, combined with self-managed study time, so that you can work comfortably with your existing commitments in the UK or overseas.

You learn through:

  • problem-solving using real and simulated case studies
  • self-directed study
  • discussions
  • workshops
  • group work

Future careers

If you are employed in estates or facilities management this qualification equips you with the knowledge and skills to improve your performance in your present job and progress more rapidly up the career ladder in areas such as property and premises management, estate management, facilities and general management.

Completing the Executive MBA enhances your employability by demonstrating your potential for leadership within facilities management, and the ability to deliver solutions to complex operational issues, within an increasingly competitive environment.

Our MBAs are highly valued by employers and previous graduates have gone on to develop successful careers in senior management.

Accreditation

This course is accredited by the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM). Successful completion of the MBA gives you the formal professional certified membership (CIWFM). We are a recognised Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM) centre and we offer a Postgraduate Certificate with a level 7 IWFM Diploma in Facilities Management.

Where will I study?

You study at City Campus.

City Campus is located in the heart of Sheffield, within minutes of the train and bus stations.

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Adsetts Library is located on our City Campus. It's open 24 hours a day, every day.

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Equipment and facilities

As a blended learning student, you will attend blocks in our MBA suite, and also have access to a vast range of learning resources which are available online and can be accessed from home.

Modules

The modules may vary to those given below.

Compulsory modules:

  • Delivering Strategic Facilities Management - 15 credits - Coursework 
  • Leadership, Partnership And Change Within Facilities Management - 15 credits - Coursework 
  • Strategic Project Management - 15 credits - Coursework 
  • Strategic Property Asset Management Fm - 15 credits - Coursework 
  • Developing Personal And Professional Leadership Practice - 15 credits - Coursework 
  • Managing Strategy - 15 credits - Coursework 
  • Strategic Marketing Management And Decision Making - 15 credits - Coursework 

How do I apply?

You apply for this course via our online application form.

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Visit the Business Administration - Facilities Management (MBA) page on the Sheffield Hallam University web site for more details!



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Entry Requirements

You need either:

• a 2.2 degree or equivalent and two years managerial and operational experience or
• significant managerial and operational experience

Overseas applicants also need IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.0 in all skills or equivalent. If your English language skill is currently below this level, we recommend you complete a Sheffield Hallam University Pre-sessional English course which will enable you to achieve the required English level.

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