MBA

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What you'll learn

The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is a prestigious and highly sought-after postgraduate degree in business and management. This comprehensive program typically spans one to two years, providing students with a holistic understanding of various business disciplines. MBA curriculum covers areas such as finance, marketing, operations, strategy, leadership, and entrepreneurship, enabling students to develop a well-rounded skill set.

MBA programs often emphasise practical, real-world application of knowledge through case studies, group projects, and internships. The degree equips graduates with critical thinking, problem-solving, and decision-making abilities, which are invaluable in leadership roles and entrepreneurial ventures.

MBA graduates frequently advance their careers and increase their earning potential. Employers regard the degree as opening doors to various industries and job opportunities. It also offers networking opportunities and a chance to collaborate with like-minded professionals, further enriching the educational experience. An MBA is a gateway to personal and professional growth in the business world.

The Programme comprises two phases; the first is the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership, awarded by QUALIFI and delivered by the EDVORO. The second phase is the MBA, awarded by Buckinghamshire New University and delivered by IDM Nations Campus, Sri Lanka. If you complete the first phase at EDVORO, you will continue your second phase of the program at IDM Nations Campus, Sri Lanka regional study centre of Buckinghamshire New University. With this option, you must attend some classes for the top-up phase in Sri Lanka.


About Awarding Body

About IDM Nations Campus

IDM Nations Campus in Sri Lanka stands as a beacon of educational excellence, offering a diverse and comprehensive portfolio. With over 70 business fronts dedicated to the education sector, the institution is committed to continuous improvement. Guided by a visionary Top Management, IDM Nations Campus has achieved significant milestones, solidifying its status as a leader in intellectual leadership. The Group's training arm plays a pivotal role in shaping the educational landscape, attaining success through collaborative efforts. As a dynamic and forward-thinking institution, IDM Nations Campus is dedicated to providing a world-class education that empowers and transforms the lives of its students.

About Buckinghamshire New University

Buckinghamshire New University is a dynamic and forward-thinking institution in the United Kingdom. Located in High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, it offers diverse programs and degrees to students from various backgrounds. With a strong focus on practical education, the university is known for its innovative approach to learning and strong industry links, providing students with valuable real-world experiences. They emphasise employability, ensuring graduates are well-prepared for the job market. Buckinghamshire New University's commitment to research, community engagement, and fostering a supportive learning environment has contributed to its reputation as an institution dedicated to excellence in education and the advancement of knowledge.

The following are the key facts about Buckinghamshire University.:

  • Fulfilling our civic University mission by actively engaging with communities in Buckinghamshire and beyond.
  • Effectively collaborating with businesses, supporting local and Nations industrial strategies, and driving economic growth in our region.
  • Committing to environmental sustainability by establishing ambitious targets for energy efficiency, waste management, and travel practices within our campus.
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

To enrol in the program, you should have one of the following qualifications:

  • An honours degree in a relevant field.
  • A UK Level 6 diploma or an equivalent qualification from overseas.
  • Mature learners with management experience (please confirm eligibility with the delivery centre before registering).
  • Additionally, candidates must be at least 21 years old when the course commences and have achieved a minimum grade of C in GCE ordinary-level examinations for both Mathematics and English.

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 organisational 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 organisational 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 organisation and the environment, recognising their role in contributing to the overall strategic success of both the individual and the organisation.

 

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 organisations.

  • 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 organisational change effectively. While prevailing wisdom in the business world often emphasises 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 organisational change, making it a critical skill for successful leaders and organisations.

This unit will scrutinise the evolving nature of organisations 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 organisations undergo, particularly concerning individual, group, and organisational 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 organisation's HR practices.

 

Phase 2 - MBA Top-Up

Programme Structure

  • Dissertation (Major Project)

Mode of Learning

The Programme comprises two phases; the first is the QUALIFI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership, awarded by QUALIFI and delivered by the 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 by Buckinghamshire New University and delivered by IDM Nations Campus, Sri Lanka. If you complete the first phase at EDVORO, you will continue your second phase of the program at IDM Nations Campus, Sri Lanka regional study centre of Buckinghamshire New University. With this option, you must attend some classes for the top-up phase in Sri Lanka.

After completing your studies, you'll be invited to attend a graduation ceremony at IDM Nations Campus, Sri Lanka. If attending the ceremony in person is not possible, we'll arrange to send your certificate to you.

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 Jan / July / Sept
  • Study Mode Online / Blended
  • Course Materials: Well Structured
  • All Inclusive Cost Yes
  • Tutor Desk Yes
  • Support Desk Yes
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