Overview of the programme
An Executive MBA is designed to meet the needs of the ambitious practicing manager who may have been selected for career progression and in order to meet organizational criteria, is required to undertake a post-graduate business/management programme. Alternatively an individual may be aware that in order to develop or change career paths a post-graduate programme should be studied to enhance a personal CV and indicate a willingness to undertake personal professional development.
Subjects that are studied include what are widely recognised as corner stones to an MBA programme, namely strategic implementation, leadership and financial insights. To provide a rounded business education additional modules provide students with an insight into creativity and change, governance and the environment, elements of marketing.
Throughout the programme the delivery approach is one of theory into practice, drawing on contemporary business problems and incorporating those being experienced by the students. An interactive approach is adopted where all students have an opportunity to contribute, reflect and internalise their learning.
The research element encourages individual, in-depth study of a particular problem, related to a business issue that is of operational or strategic importance to the student’s organization. Feedback from employers is that this aspect of the programme is of particular value in contributing to return on investment and subsequently enhancing organizational performance.