The University of Aberdeen Business School Online

MBA (Global)

4.6 excellent 16 opinions
The University of Aberdeen Business School Online
Online
  • The University of Aberdeen Business School Online

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Important information

Typology MBA
Methodology Online
Duration 2 Years
Start Different dates available
Online campus Yes
Support service Yes
Personal tutor Yes
  • MBA
  • Online
  • Duration:
    2 Years
  • Start:
    Different dates available
  • Online campus
  • Support service
  • Personal tutor
Description

Do you want to challenge traditional business practices? The MBA (Global) from the University of Aberdeen Business School is designed to help you change the way the world does business.

Emagister has added an innovative course thought, especially for a world-class online MBA programme!

With it, you will explore new approaches in order to meet the demand od this fast evolving business world! Studying your MBA online means you'll be working with the cutting-edge communication technologies that are driving modern business and you'll interact with professionals from a variety of cultures and industries.

If you're looking to advance your career, register today in Emagister website!

Important information
What are the course objectives?

As a student of the University of Aberdeen Business School, you will acquire the knowledge and skills you need to develop as a top performing business professional, while gaining an internationally recognised qualification and enhancing your career prospects.

Is this course for me?

The MBA (Global) is intended for ambitious professionals whose ambition is to increase their knowledge and undrestanding of global business, and gain an internationally recognised qualification that will improve their employment prospects and increase their earning potential.

How do I enrol?

A dedicated Admissions Advisor will respond to your information request within 24 hours Monday to Friday, or within 48 hours at weekends. They will then follow up with you by telephone or email to check that you have all the details you need and to answer any questions you may have.

Requirements: We consider all applicants on an individual basis, and welcome applications from those with non-standard qualifications and from a variety of backgrounds. However, to be eligible to enrol on the MBA (Global), you will normally fulfil the following requirements: A British second-class honours degree (or equivalent) in any discipline. A minimum of two years’ relevant professional experience. English language skills will be assessed during the admissions process

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Where and when
Starts Location
Different dates available
Online
Starts Different dates available
Location
Online

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Reviews on this course

F
Former Student
19/12/2016
What I would highlight: The [online] environment is good, everything in one place, easy to navigate.
What could be improved: .
Course taken: Diciembre 2016
Would you recommend this centre?: yes
F
Former Student
11/12/2017
What I would highlight: We’re learning about different Leadership theories and being able to observe them at play in real life situations and people.
What could be improved: .
Course taken: Diciembre 2017
Would you recommend this centre?: yes
F
Former Student
16/03/2017
What I would highlight: The assignments forced us to think about how to apply the learned concepts to our workplaces or existing businesses.
What could be improved: .
Course taken: Marzo 2017
Would you recommend this centre?: yes
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What you'll learn on the course

Leadership
Business Plan
Business model
Business
Managing Change
Business Innovation
Marketing and Sales Management
Accounting and Finance for Managers
Strategy and Planning
Leading and Managing High Performance Teams

Course programme

PROGRAMME DELIVERYThe programme allows you to develop skills in all areas of business from leadership, through project management andmarketing to strategy development. The programme is split into four blocks, each covering a different aspect of leadingand building successful organisations.


BLOCK 1: UNDERSTANDING YOURSELF, YOUR BUSINESS AND THE MARKET


This block explores what is arguably the most important element in securing a sustainable business or organisation: howindividuals and organisations develop innovative ideas and approaches.To do so, you will examine:

• Your own leadership behaviour and how it impacts on others• How to identify customer value and market opportunities• How to identify and create business models


THE LEADERSHIP CHALLENGEYou cannot lead if you do not understand yourself or the impact that you have on others.In this course, you will investigate the underlying theories which underpin the popular views about leadership and explorewhy understanding your own leadership style, competency and behaviour is the key to encouraging followership.

This course will focus on five main themes:

• An Introduction to Leadership• Leadership and Culture• The Authentic Leader• Leadership in Practice• Understanding My Leadership

The global nature of this MBA will allow you to gain a greater understanding of your own leadership behaviour in thecontext of your geographical culture, professional context and gender.You will carry out an insights analysis of your personality and leadership type before working to complete an onlineleadership simulation that requires you plan and execute strategy with limited resources to overcome challenges.You will then explore a range of leadership cases to see how and why different decisions are made depending on situation, context and past experience.

MARKETING AND SALES MANAGEMENT


This course investigates how firms across a range of sectors identify and prioritise opportunities in the marketplacethrough the delivery of compelling value propositions.This course will focus on five main themes:


• The Customer Journey
• Segmenting, Targeting and Positioning Markets• Products and Services• Relationship Marketing• The Sales Cycle


BUSINESS MODEL INNOVATION


This course investigates the concept of the business model and how and why organisations need to regularly challenge the way in which they do business to remain relevant and competitive.

This course will focus on five main themes:


• The Business Model and Its Component Parts• The Ten Types of Innovation• Business Model Patterns• Disruptive Thinking• Testing and Evaluating New Business Models


BLOCK 2: PREPARING, IMPLEMENTING AND EVALUATING


The modern business person must understand the processes and approaches required to successfully plan, manage and deliver a strategic business project, which also takes into consideration the financial and people dimensions.However, to be successful, it is important be able to deliver sustainable organisational change.


LEADING AND MANAGING PROJECTS


The focus of this course is not people but processes. The application of processes, methods, knowledge and skills allowsus to achieve our objectives.

This course will focus on five main themes:• Planning for Success• Work Breakdown• Estimation: Time, Resources and Cost• Scheduling


ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE FOR MANAGERS


Accounting and Finance for Managers investigates the importance of understanding the role of finance in ensuring thesustainability and growth of organisations.


This course will focus on five main themes:• Assets and Liability: Understanding the Balance Sheet• Presenting and Analysing Financial Statements• Sourcing Finance and Managing Cashflow• Managing Risk and Uncertainty• Linking Finance to Strategy and Operations


MANAGING CHANGE


The concepts of change have never been more topical, especially given the commercial context of fierce businesscompetition, shorter product life cycles and more demanding customers. Increasingly, long-term commercial success isbased on an ability to manage change, to act creatively and to promote innovation.


This course will focus on five main themes:


• The Dimensions of Change• Change Models• Frameworks for Managing Change• Measuring Success• Sustaining Change


BLOCK 3: SCOPING, PLANNING AND MOTIVATING


In this block, you will explore the environment in which business decisions must be taken. This includes exploringthe local, national and international parameters which influence business strategy, as well as the global nature of thedigital economy. You will review and apply techniques for spotting and evaluating future trends, as well as evaluate theingredients that go into making high performance teams.


STRATEGY AND PRACTICE IN A DYNAMIC WORLD


This course investigates the theories, concepts and techniques of investigation that are essential for analysis of where theorganisation is, where it wants to be and how it will get there.


This course will focus on five main themes:


• Planned versus Emergent Strategy• Strategy Tools• Strategy and Competition• Implementation• Re-thinking Markets: Blue Oceans and White Spaces


FUTURE THINKING


Future Thinking investigates the international, economic and business environments in which modern day businesses andpolicymakers have to operate.


This course will focus on five main themes:


• The Futurist’s Toolkit• Consumer Decision Making and Industry Analytics• Understanding the Dynamics and Interdependence of National and Global Economies• Technological and Societal Trends• Future Foresighting: Techniques for Spotting and Evaluating Future Trends


LEADING AND MANAGING HIGH PERFORMANCE TEAMS


This course explores how to motivate, manage and lead people through nurturing and building high performance teams.This course will focus on five main themes:

• People, Personality and Performance• Coaching Models• Performance Management• Appraisal and Mentoring• Coaching in Practice

BLOCK 4: PERFORMANCE, PRACTICE AND REFLECTIONPERSONALISE YOUR MBA


As part of this block you will be challenged to identify and reflect on your learning from across the programme and put inplace a plan for your ongoing professional development including your SMART objectives for the future.Once you have developed these fundamentals skills, you have the opportunity to personalise the MBA to suit your ownaspirations and professional circumstances by choosing one of the following pathways:


ENTREPRENEURSHIP


Entrepreneurship is a key driver of the global economy and growth. Entrepreneurs create wealth and jobs for society andtheir success often leads to the development of sustainable businesses. For many, entrepreneurship can also be a ‘lifestyle’choice and allow you to be your own ‘boss’ and pursue a lifelong goal. In this final course you will be required to design,develop and implement your own business idea.In this course we will coach you through the stages needs to launch or grow your own business or social enterprise.


CONSULTANCY


Consultancy means advising clients on strategy, planning and problem solving.Top consulting firms hire more MBA graduates than nearly any other type of employer (Financial Times, 2016). That’sbecause an MBA cultivates business expertise that empowers you to offer profound business insight. In this final courseyou will undertake a management consultancy project that will require you to draw on all of the skills and expertise youhave developed over the course of our MBA. You can apply your learning to either: a business you are working with orapply for one of our virtual consultancy internships.


ENTERPRISE


You will compete alongside your peers in one of our versatile, experiential business simulation programmes. Our simulations will challenge you to use the knowledge and expertise you have developed to deliver and implement astrategy to address one of three business challenges:


• Starting a new business venture• Growing a small business• Planning and managing international expansion

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