Project Management - considers the scope and definition of a project, its significance as an instrument of change and the roles and responsibilities of people within it. Organisational issues are explored and the application of a range of project management tools is critically evaluated for the execution, management and control of project management throughout all its phases.
Risk Management 1 - Provides you with a thematic study of risk management within an interdisciplinary context. You will evaluate the influences on the risk management process, including identification of risk in different scenarios.
Risk Management 2 – is an extension of Risk Management 1, and builds upon your work covered in that module. It provides you with an overview of risk analysis / assessment, including risk management strategies and containment. It covers a broad-spectrum of corporate governance and risk regulations.
Business Continuity and Crisis Management – exposes participants to a historical and contemporary understanding of business continuity management and crisis management theory and practice that fit within broader strategic imperatives.
Enhancing Business, Management and Employability Skills – is designed to develop your employability skills and introduce you to postgraduate study skills, such as academic writing, referencing, critical and reflective thinking. It’s designed to enhance your professional development and identity, and transferable skills such as: self-management, building and leading teams, negotiation, power and organisational politics skills, and problem-solving. During the module, you’ll focus on the change and development in organisations, people skills, and managing change. You’ll also be introduced to key skills required for interpreting financial information and handling statistical data.
Research Methodology – gain a broad understanding of research methods used in business and management, especially the main epistemological issues and debates related to research in the field. This module is designed to help prepare you for a Dissertation or Business Research Project. You’ll review research design, paradigms and ethics, including the broader ethical impact of research. You’ll also learn about the wide range of quantitative and qualitative methods for data collection and analysis that are commonly used both in academic research and in the practical business environment.
Assurance and Risk – introduces you to the nature, purpose and scope of internal control audit processes within business organisations as tools to reduce business risks. You’ll analyse accounting and internal control risks and systems. As well as evaluating control risks and procedures necessary to mitigate such risks.
Elective taught modules may include:
• International Finance
• Global Supply Chain Management
• Strategic and Financial Decision Making
• Governance and Social Responsibility
During the final semester you will complete a:
Dissertation: provides an invaluable opportunity to work in depth on a particular aspect of an international business and entrepreneurship topic of your choice. The topics of the dissertation are chosen in line with your interests and preferences, but mainly look at application of management theory to small firms.
Business Research Project (BRP): is an individual enterprise consultancy project that serves as a commercially and employability relevant experience. The BRP is a live project where you gain a guaranteed business consultancy experience and are able to use your learned skills to make a genuine impact and benefit for a company.
Note: All modules are indicative and based on the current academic session. Course information is correct at the time of publication and is subject to review. Exact modules may, therefore, vary for your intake in order to keep content current. If there are changes to your course we will, where reasonable, take steps to inform you as appropriate.