MBA

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What you'll learn

Guided by highly experienced tutors, the MBA programme is dedicated to fostering both personal and managerial development, encouraging students to make distinctive contributions. This programme has earned an excellent reputation among employers across private, public, and voluntary sectors, providing graduates the opportunity to pursue senior roles within organisations or further their academic journey by pursuing a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree.

For those wishing to specialise, needs to select a management area of interest, such as finance, marketing, human resources, or operations, and undertake comprehensive research. Upon successful completion of the MBA Dissertation module, students are awarded this exclusive certificate, recognised by the University, highlighting their dedication to academic research and specialised knowledge.

The programme comprises two phases; the first is the Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership, awarded by Qualifi and delivered by EDVORO. The second phase is the MBA Top Up, awarded and delivered by the University of Central Lancashire through distance learning. This programme offers the same high-quality education as its on-campus counterparts, with access to video lectures, interactive assessments and online discussion forums. Students also benefit from comprehensive support services, including academic and technical assistance and access to online resources. EDVORO partners with CEG to promote this programme. 


About Awarding Body

About UCLAN

Founded in 1828, the University of Central Lancashire is a public university based in Preston, Lancashire, England. Today, UCLAN is one of the largest in the United Kingdom, with a student and staff community of nearly 38,000. At present, the University has academic partners in all regions of the globe, and it is on a world stage that the first-class quality of its education was first recognised. In 2010, UCLAN became the first UK modern Higher Education institution to appear in the QS World University Rankings. In 2018, the Centre for World University Rankings estimated Central Lancashire to be in the top 3.7 per cent of all global universities, highlighting the growth the University has made in offering students real-world learning experiences and reflecting the University’s extensive pool of academic talent.

  • Ranked in the top 7% of universities worldwide.
  • Student Communities from more than 100 countries
  • WES Recognised
About Qualifi

Qualifi is a UK Government (Ofqual.gov.uk) regulated awarding organisation and has developed a reputation for supporting relevant skills in a range of job roles and industries, including Leadership, Enterprise and Management, Hospitality and catering, Health and Social Care, Business Process Outsourcing and Public Services. Qualifi is also a signatory to BIS international commitments of quality. The following are the key facts about Qualifi.

  • Regulated by Ofqual.gov.uk
  • World Education Services (WES) Recognised

Assessment

  • Assignments and Project
  • No examinations

Entry Requirements

  • Applicants should normally have a good first degree or equivalent and be working in or have recently worked within business management area.
  • If English is not your first language, you will be expected to demonstrate a certificated level of proficiency of at least IELTS 6.5 (Academic level) or equivalent English Language qualification.

Progression

An MBA graduate can pursue a fruitful career in many industries. MBA can open career opportunities in various sectors such as banking and financial services, investment banking, management consulting, insurance, hospitality, media, information technology (IT) and marketing. An MBA is often a pathway to promotion or a career change as you will gain a professional reputation and develop essential skills in the sector you choose to pursue.

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Course Content

Phase 1 - Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

Programme Structure

To attain 120 credits, learners must complete the six compulsory units and select at least two optional units.

Mandatory Units

  • Unit 702: Manage Team Performance to Support Strategy

Unit code: Y/506/9067

TQT : 150       Credit: 15

This unit's objective is to enable learners to delve into the evaluation and enhancement of team performance to achieve strategic goals. Additionally, learners will be introduced to various management models, concepts, and ideas that can assist in establishing objectives for departments, projects, teams, and individual performance.

  • Unit 704: Information Management and Strategic Decision Taking

Unit code: H/506/9068

TQT : 150       Credit: 15

This unit aims to tackle the abundance and intricacy of data and information accessible to organisations and to teach how to analyse, apply, and ascertain its value in shaping strategic decisions.

  • Unit 705: Leading a Strategic Management Project 

Unit code: L/506/9065

TQT : 150       Credit: 15

This unit will engage the learner in crafting research and methodologies to bolster a strategic management project. They will need to assess options and data sources critically before presenting the outcomes of the project.

  • Unit 706: Strategic Direction

Unit code: D/506/9068

TQT : 150       Credit: 15

The purpose of this unit is to delve into the strategic aims and objectives of an organisation and to understand their importance in defining direction, as well as gauging success and progress for the organisation. Additionally, the unit will examine how various strategic options may lead the organisation to alter its course.

  • Unit 711: Strategic Planning

Unit code: Y/506/9070

TQT : 150       Credit: 15

This unit focuses on the significance of the strategic planning process in crafting suitable strategies and creating a plan that garners support from stakeholders and other organizational leaders. Learners will also engage in a critical evaluation of the program and its subsequent success.

  • Unit 724: Development as a Strategic Manager

Unit code: J/506/9064

TQT : 150       Credit: 15

This unit aims to foster organizational and self-awareness in learners. It lays the groundwork for a self-critical and reflective approach to personal development, which is essential when operating strategically. Additionally, it considers broader contextual factors within the organization and the environment, recognizing their role in contributing to the overall strategic success of both the individual and the organization.

 

Optional Units

  • Unit 703: Finance for Managers

Unit code: D/506/9071

TQT : 150       Credit: 15

The purpose of this unit is to assist learners in comprehending and applying financial information and data. This unit holds significance for learners as it aids in making informed financial decisions.

  • Unit 708: Strategic Marketing

Unit code: M/506/9074

TQT : 150       Credit: 15

This unit will explore the foundational models, techniques, and theories that form the basis of marketing and can contribute to achieving strategic objectives. It will also give learners a critical comprehension of the marketing function within intricate organizations.

  • Unit 710: Organisational Change Strategies

Unit code: K/506/9073

TQT : 150       Credit: 15

The primary objective of this unit is to equip learners with the knowledge and skills to understand, plan, and execute organizational change effectively. While prevailing wisdom in the business world often emphasizes the need for fast, large-scale, and transformative change for corporate survival, there is evidence to suggest that many successful organizations adopt a slower and more cautious approach. Moreover, change initiatives have a reported failure rate of around 70%. This underscores the complexity of managing organizational change, making it a critical skill for successful leaders and organizations.

This unit will scrutinize the evolving nature of organizations and the associated challenges they encounter. It will explore the key approaches to change management and demonstrate how these align with the various types of changes organizations undergo, particularly concerning individual, group, and organizational behaviour.

  • Unit 712: Human Resource Planning

Unit code: H/506/9072

TQT : 150       Credit: 15

This unit will cover key considerations in planning for and acquiring a workforce capable of achieving strategic objectives. It will also examine the limitations and external factors that impact an organization's HR practices.

 

Phase 2 - MBA Top-Up

Programme Structure

  • Dissertation Module

Mode of Learning

The programme comprises two phases; the first is the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership awarded by Qualifi and delivered by EDVORO. At Edvoro, we follow a unique approach that provides an immersive learning experience that differentiates us from other institutions. Indeed, we have taken distance education to a new phase where the support level is incredibly high. We strategically employ simplified Blended Learning so learners can conveniently study online and in classroom learning at the Edvoro campus. Besides, learners can also opt for online live classes at their convenience instead of classroom learning. The learning platform provided by Edvoro is equipped with rich learning resources and a built-in support desk to offer an immersive learning experience to our learners.

The second phase is the MBA, awarded and delivered by the University of Central Lancashire through distance learning. The University of Central Lancashire (UCLan) offers a range of distance learning options for students who require the flexibility to study remotely. These options include online courses, blended learning, and supported distance learning. UCLan's distance learning courses are designed to provide students with the same high-quality education as on-campus courses, with access to resources such as video lectures, online discussion forums, and interactive assessments. The University also provides a range of support services for distance learning students, including academic support, technical support, and access to the University's library and online resources.

Resources and Support

Edvoro is committed to providing unwavering support throughout your educational journey. Our dedicated support team is a crucial link between tutors and learners, ensuring that guidance, assessment feedback, and additional study assistance are delivered promptly and effectively. When a learner submits a support request via the support desk portal for advice, assessment feedback, or any other service, one of the support team members assigns the request to an appropriate tutor. Once the support team receives a response from the allocated tutor, the information is promptly made accessible to the learner through the portal. This structured support system is designed to assist learners and streamline support processes efficiently.

Edvoro's competitive edge is enhanced by the high-quality learning materials crafted by industry experts. The learning materials encompass well-structured pathway books, letter notes, practical applications with real-world examples, and case studies that empower learners to apply their knowledge effectively. Learning materials are conveniently accessible in one of three formats, PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content, through the learning portal, providing learners with versatile options for accessing and engaging with the content.

  • Duration 12-14 Months
  • Credits 180
  • Accreditation Ofqual.Gov.UK
  • Intake January / May / September
  • Study Mode Online / Blended
  • Course Materials: Well Structured
  • All Inclusive Cost Yes
  • Tutor Desk Yes
  • Support Desk Yes
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