With companies facing turbulent times, the manager’s role has taken on more and more responsibility. By asking you to step back, think, assess and question before moving forwards, this business and management course prepares you to offer positive and proactive answers to new business issues, apply concepts and theory to real-world situations, and bring effective leadership to your team.
What's covered in the course?
From a business perspective, this course teaches you to apply theory, identify opportunity and creatively address business issues.
You explore the issues confronting individuals and teams within a business, and as a manager, you develop an awareness of the most effective responses to changes and challenges.
The first year looks at Economic Environment, Accounting and Finance, and Managing Organisations, People and Self. You also examine Marketing in Business and New Venture Creation.
The second year looks at Creative Problem Solving, The Business Entrepreneur, Business Operations and Logistics, Contemporary Business Issues, Developing a Manager, Organisational Improvement, The Complexity of Management, and Reflective Practice and Organisation Development.
Following your second year, you get a chance to spend a year with a placement company where you develop a greater understanding of the business world, pick up key transferable skills, and put theory into practice.
The final year looks at topics including International Business Strategy, Making Sense of Organisations, Business Operations and Systems, Managing and Leading Strategic Change, Critical Management Perspectives, and the Real World of Management.