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About this Course
Since its conception at Harvard over a century ago, the MBA is recognised worldwide as an essential qualification for anyone aspiring to become a successful manager or an inspiring leader.
Our new online MBA will equip you with the strategic knowledge and confidence to succeed and excel in managerial roles within the business sector. It is designed for a new generation of ambitious business professionals and graduates with an international outlook. The business world is experiencing rapid growth on an international scale and, now more than ever, managers within every industry need to devise with a strategy for global scalability. Throughout the course you will develop skills and study areas valued and needed by the industry.
Upon graduation from this online MBA, you will be well equipped for a successful career in managerial and leadership roles. The hands-on work-based learning elements of this programme enable you to generate immediate impact whether progressing to a new role, or advancing within your existing organisation. As an MBA, you mark yourself as having achieved the internationally recognised standard in strategic leadership and management, and your new career prospects will reflect this.
As your career within multi-national organisations advances you will typically become involved across many intricate dimensions of business management. You will be competent to implement robust theoretical and practical knowledge that can be applied across any industry worldwide.
As a graduate of our online MBA you will be excellently equipped with the ability to tackle areas including, but not limited to: recruitment and training, strategic planning and decision making, financial analysis and forecasting, competitor and macro environment research, and communication with internal and external stakeholders such as directors, customers and investors.
Gaining a postgraduate degree like the MBA can also significantly boost your earning potential. Latest government statistics* show that postgraduates earn on average £6,000 more per year than graduates.
- Career Coaching and Mentoring
- Critical Perspectives in Strategic Management and Leadership
- Global Strategic Operations, Markets and Resources
- Strategic and Financial Performance Management
- Transforming Personal Skills
- Business Research Methods and Data Analysis
- Global Supply Chain Management and Logistics
- Risk Management in a Global Context
About University of Derby
The University of Derby operates with a vision to offer high quality, value for money study options with a personal learner-oriented approach. Since 2001, the University has offered online distance learning to students who required more flexible study options. The online courses are designed specifically for that purpose and are delivered by professional lecturers with extensive knowledge in their subject areas. The course materials combined with the support of a responsive academic team, ensure that students receive a well-supported learning experience.
You should normally hold a good honours degree (minimum upper second class) from a British university (or overseas equivalent) in any subject, or a professional qualification deemed to be of equivalent standing.
Or significant management experience and a substantial record of achievement. Candidates meeting this criteria may not have previously studied at university.
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