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Executive MBA

Our course combines contemporary theory with a practical application, helping you to develop your managerial style and progress into a strategic thinker, preparing you for the uncertain global environment the business world now faces.

You'll be part of an online community of business professionals, engaging with your peers and exchanging information as you develop your strategic management skills.

We are supported by Pearson Education Ltd - the global online learning experts - to deliver this course, using their state-of-the-art Virtual Learing Environment, with e-texts provided and technical support 24/7 all year round.

You'll study via web seminars, podcasts, activities and our own extensive online library, while our tutors will support you and provide feedback through discussion forums, email, live chat, telephone and Skype. Our focus is on facilitating a lively, online student community of learning.

To begin you'll receive an online induction, before studying essential management knowledge in contemporary marketing, accounting and human resources, moving onto exploring advanced strategic concepts and specialisms. Finally, you'll focus on career, professionalism and integrating all the elements you've studied within a consultancy project.

Our MBA has been accredited via a number of additional awards by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), meaning this course will allow you – subject to confirmation of achievement by CMI – to gain up to three additional qualifications. You will be in a position to provide the effective direction and leadership that organisations around the world need in management positions.

Who is it for




This is a chance for managers and graduates with business experience to turn free time into learning time. Our online course gives you the opportunity to transform yourself into a strategic management leader, without the need to attend university. This is professional development right at your fingertips.

We recognise the constraints of being a business professional in a demanding industry - that's why we're delivering a course that enables you to stay connected from anywhere in the world. This is a course designed to adapt with your lifestyle and help fulfil your potential.

Wherever and whenever, at home or in the office, this is an easily accessible course built for your convenience. If you're presently employed in industry you can apply your enhanced expertise immediately in the workplace, progressing with your career while also benefitting your organisation.

The online delivery of this course ensures that learning is always within easy reach and without travel costs. It's an opportunity to combine work and study, earning while you learn, or perhaps even furthering your education during a career break. We'll encourage you to appreciate your current strengths and areas for development, gaining an insight into both your leadership skills and the management challenges you face. We help you apply new decisive leadership methods which enable you to raise your game and inspire your people, devising practical solutions to any leadership challenges you may face at any organisation, anywhere in world.

Here's what you'll need: To study this course you will need to use Windows, Mac OS or an i-Pad. If you're working on a PC, laptop or Mac you will require a 56k modem or higher with soundcard and speakers. Windows users will need version 7, XP or Vista and have access to Firefox, Chrome or Microsoft Internet Explorer. Mac users will need the OS X or higher version and access to Apple Safari, while if you intend to study via an i-Pad it will need to be the iOS 5.1 or a latest version.

Develop the key decision-making skills by applying accounting and financial techniques to assist in control and planning at management level.

Apply your learning to a real organisational issue of strategic level across any relevant business and management disciplines. You'll be encouraged to work independently and also manage a client consultant relationship.

Examine both traditional and digital-based marketing concepts and activities and develop an integrated approach fit for the 21st century.

Explore key topic areas in the study of organisational behaviour and HRM and develop effective management practices linked with performance measures and business success.

Exploit your academic and vocational potential within a framework of lifelong learning, initially through the exploration of current strengths/weaknesses and the identification of personal development goals.

Evaluate decisions that managers are faced with in complex and dynamic environments, combining multiple perspectives of business and management (leadership, creativity and human capital, finance and environmental analytics, creativity and strategic thinking approaches).

Learn to apply and use a range of principles, tools and techniques that assist project managers in ensuring that the project is delivered on time, to the right standard and to budget.

Become equipped with the necessary frameworks to critically assess and analyse consumption decisions of different target segments.

Understand the special characteristics of HRM in Multi-National Corporations, specifically considering convergence and continuing divergence in the structures, policies and practices of different countries.

Discover the need for and role of corporate governance in the business environment, the role of IT in forensic accounting and fraud detection and the types and incidences of fraud.

Leeds Business School is part of the Faculty of Business and Law at Leeds Beckett University. Based at the Rose Bowl in the heart of Leeds city centre, we offer a truly international experience, welcoming students from over 50 countries with courses delivered across the world.

We work in close partnership with business, employers and professional bodies to ensure relevance of all our programmes and to deliver business services from professional body awards, research and consultancy, through to bespoke management education.

  • LanguageEnglish
  • Mode100% Online
  • Duration2 years
  • Awarding InstitutionLeeds Beckett University
  • Title of AwardMaster in Business Administration
  • Entry RequirementsBachelor Degree or equivalent Professional Qualification, at least 2 years managerial experience plus competency in the language of instruction
  • FeesGBP 7020
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