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- Mordi Ochi
Our Anglia Ruskin University offers accredited full form online MBA degree which is designed to give you a broad and strong foundation in order to enhance your career, whether you are an aspiring entrepreneur or want to rise through the ranks in your organisation.
We take a strategic perspective on business and management aspects to guide you in the development of the skills and best practices that are required to contribute towards corporate and business decisions. In contrast to the Anglia Ruskin Top- Up MBA program, the full online MBA program offers nine modules that will give you an in-depth understanding which executives and entrepreneurs should possess in order to take strategic decisions in the organisations.
The head of the academic panel at LSM, Gayan Jayasinghe, has over a decade of experience working in the education industry, holds two MBA qualifications from Worchester University and Anglia Ruskin University respectively and is a Fellow of Higher Education Academy, UK. He also holds a Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching and has educated more than 2000 students in his career as an educator.
On successful completion of the finance module of the master's degree you will be able to critically consider the impact financial decisions have, both internally and externally. In addition, you will be able to evaluate the role of various performance measures within organisations. You will learn to analyse various types of data and a range of techniques to aid management decision making.
In this module of the MBA degree, you will investigate and examine evolving contemporary issues in marketing, design and innovation. You will also obtain an in-depth understanding of marketing principles of product and service design, functionality and purpose, customer perception, value and branding in relation to patenting an idea, design registration, trademark and intellectual property.
This module will enable you to evaluate theories and concepts associated with marketing communications. This module is designed in order to develop a critical awareness of the key characteristics of the communication mix and to introduce elements of communication theory. Moreover, this module gives the opportunity to study several case examples from various industries.
This module of the full MBA degree programme explores the rich field of strategic management and how strategic analysis and formulation contribute to an organisation’s performance. You will be introduced to practical perspectives, relevant ideas and frameworks for strategy used in design and implementation. In addition, the module deals with how to identify and make a chosen strategy work. This module adopts a practical and problem-oriented approach. In particular, it helps you to apply concepts and explore conceptual frameworks to assist you in analysing and gaining insight into the competitive situation and strategic dilemmas faced by organisations.
The module explores key aspects of strategic management, strategic analysis and strategic formulation. The module is integrative in nature, provides practical perspective, relevant ideas and frameworks that facilitate strategy design and implementation. As such, the module deals on the identification of a superior competitive position and analysis of a strategic situation in order to create a robust organisational context in a dynamic environment.
This module introduces you to key concepts and policies underlying HRM in organisations. Thus, the module looks at techniques, procedures and systems that are available to managers in order to enhance performance, achieve excellence and align corporate goals. The focus of the module will be on students developing their own views and ideas on the efficacy of different HRM frameworks and usefulness of tools for the development of HRM as a source of competitive advantage through people.
In this top-up online MBA degree module you will acquire the skills and abilities that managers need to carry out business and management research that will enable you to carry out your research project. More focus is given to the specific issues faced by managers and researchers.
In this module, online MBA degree students will investigate and critically evaluate different approaches to executive leadership as well as qualities, styles and skills required by top managers in today’s complex, global business environment. You will have the opportunity to reflect on your own personal effectiveness and development as a leader in preparation for a more serious role within the organisation.
The MBA dissertation, also referred to as the Postgraduate Major Project, enables you to demonstrate, several important intellectual and practical skills at an advanced level. These skills are valued by employers. Moreover, as the dissertation is your own work, it is a proof that you have mastered them. Your dissertation will likely to assist you to obtain an interview or even obtain the position in the organisation that you intend.
The assignment on finance for non-financial managers is designed to provide you with an opportunity to enhance your financial analytical skills which will be a competitive advantage while performing your job role. It provides you an insight to modern management accounting perspectives.
Having learnt the vital importance of marketing innovation through this module, the assignment allows you to observe how marketing innovation plays a role in the context of today’s global landscape, by selecting an innovative product in an industry and examining its performance.
The project for Marketing Communications will provide you with an opportunity of understanding of real world marketing communications practices. It will focus on developing your understanding on key theories and frameworks and practical application in an organisational context.
This module requires that you develop a strategic marketing plan for an organisation as your project. You will obtain practical experience in securing data and performing market and competitor analysis.
After having learnt the importance on human resources within an organisation and their effective management, this assignment will allow you to take a critical approach in the HRM practices of a chosen organisation including its wider corporate strategy and HRM strategies.
The core objective of this assessment is for you to understand the research process and skills required to conduct a research of your own. The research topic will be based on a critical issue faced by business managers, so you can gain more practical exposure whilst also understanding the challenges of conducting a research. The overall experience ensures that you are fully equipped to face the next research based module of the course, the final year dissertation.
The assessment for your Executive Leadership module will require you to conduct an in-depth analysis of your own leadership approach, help identify your strengths and weaknesses whilst encouraging you to implement theoretically sound leadership techniques to transform you into a better leader.
After having uncovered the concept of strategic management and its related theories and frameworks, you will now have the opportunity to put this to use by creating a strategic plan for an organisation of your choice
In order to obtain an accredited MBA degree you must prepare, submit and pass a dissertation. The research and writing up of your findings is very much an individual effort that allows you to demonstrate both organisational and time management skills. You will have further honed your research skills and techniques and deepened your understanding of at least one major area of business and/or business related areas. Through this MBA Top-Up programme dissertation, you will develop and improve evaluation, synthesis, and critical thinking.
Kindly note that other equivalent qualifications may be accepted for entry to this course, please email [email protected] for further information.
Alternative course option:
If you wish to gain a Professional Diploma along with your Anglia Ruskin University MBA qualification, you can sign up for our MBA Top-Up inclusive of EduQual Diploma in Business Management course here.
Awarded by Anglia Ruskin University, the course is amongst the 70 best MBA programs in the United Kingdom. Our MBA degree caters to the modern day professional who leads a challenging career, an active personal life and is on a constant hunt for time. The flexibility offered by the course allows you to study when and wherever you prefer. To provide the best value MBA in the industry, LSM also offers highly competitive course rates and allows you to pay in installments.
The course content is structured by industry experts and adds on to the knowledge you have gained previously to include all aspects of running a business- from sales to human resource management. Upon completion of the course, you will be well equipped to take on more strategic responsibilities and work towards a achieving a higher pay scale.
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Upon successful completion, you will be provided with the following:
Even the best MBA programs tend to take a more robotic approach to delivering knowledge to students. We understand that education requires more than one way communication from the lecturer.
As an MBA student of LSM, you will be assigned a personal tutor to clarify and sort any enquiries you may have. In addition we also provide student support through the following methods: