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 programme often emphasise practical, real-world application of knowledge through case studies, group projects, and internships. The Qualification enables learners 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. The Qualification is recommended by employers as it opens doors to a wide range of industries and creates job opportunities. It also offers networking opportunities and a chance to collaborate with highly qualified and experienced 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 phase 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 Arden University and delivered by Success Point College (UAE). If you complete the first phase at EDVORO, you will continue your second phase of the program at Success Point College, UAE, a regional study centre of Arden University. Arden has the largest education network with global study centres in the UK, Germany, Pakistan, and UAE. They have a futuristic online learning platform, iLearn, which gives the students access to an extensive digital library with a range of industry-relevant and academic databases, over 500,000 e-books, and over 35,000 journal titles


About Awarding Body

About Success Point College

Success Point College is a prestigious educational institution based in the UAE, offering a range of diploma, bachelor's, and master's programs to students and working professionals. In partnership with renowned international universities, Success Point College provide top-tier academic content with a strong emphasis on practical, career-focused learning. Founded in 2015, the college's establishment was the result of a robust collaboration between the Government of India and the Government of Sharjah, with the support of the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and the Indian Trade and Exhibition Centre. Over the years, Success Point College has not only deepened our affiliations with the Indian government but also forged new partnerships with universities in the United Kingdom, further enhancing their educational offerings.

About Arden University

Arden University, established in 1990, is renowned for its commitment to accessible and flexible higher education. It has transformed from an online learning partner for UK universities to offering a distinctive educational experience providing both online and blended learning degree programme to suit modern lifestyles with a wide range of 90+ career-focused qualifications. Arden University's programs are accredited by prestigious bodies such as the British Psychological Society, Chartered Management Institute, Chartered Institute of Marketing, Agency for Public Health Education Accreditation, and Association for Project Management, bolstering the quality and recognition of its offerings.

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. 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 one chooses 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 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 organisations 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 organizstional 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

Mode of Learning 

The Programme comprises two phases; the first phase is the 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 Arden University and delivered by Success Point College (UAE). If you complete the first phase at EDVORO, you will continue your second phase of the program at Success Point College, UAE, a regional study centre of Arden University. Arden has the largest education network with global study centres in the UK, Germany, Pakistan, and UAE. They have a futuristic online learning platform, iLearn, which gives the students access to an extensive digital library with a range of industry-relevant and academic databases, over 500,000 e-books, and over 35,000 journal titles.

After completing your studies, you'll be invited to attend a graduation ceremony at Success Point College. 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 / Nov
  • Study Mode Online / Blended
  • Course Materials: Well Structured
  • All Inclusive Cost Yes
  • Tutor Desk Yes
  • Support Desk Yes
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