Newcastle Business School prides itself in delivering undergraduate and postgraduate awards which develop learners into high performing leaders and managers operating on a global level. Indeed, this reputation for business relevant education has ensured we continually build on our success as a leading business school, recognised recently in our AACSB accreditation for both Business and Accounting and Finance disciplines – placing us in the top 1% of Business Schools globally.
The MBA is often seen as the pinnacle postgraduate award for business professionals and as Newcastle Business School postgraduate alumni we are able to offer you the opportunity to gain an MBA award through the completion of a nine month conversion programme.
Designed to meet the needs of busy professionals, the programme is available fully on-line and supported by a range of optional individual guidance tutorials and workshop sessions. These can be face to face with tutors here in Newcastle or on-line via Skype.
Indeed, the MBA conversion programme is specifically designed for those with work experience who can demonstrate how your previous learning from your studies here with us have been subsequently applied in the workplace.
You would be required to complete a portfolio which reflects on the following areas: -An analysis of current strengths and weaknesses compared with those from the time of graduation from your master programmes. -A reflective report on how your learning from your Master degree programmes has informed and supported your professional development as a strategic manager or leader in areas such as strategic analysis, change management, strategic decision making, managing human resources, financial management and other specialist areas of your degree). -A personal development for the next 12 months based on critical self-analysis with focus on your development priorities and objectives.
Newcastle Business School has an excellent track record of supporting work based leaners with a dedicated team of academic and support staff who will work with you in the development of your portfolio.
Additionally, alongside gaining a prestigious MBA award, the programme has also been recognised by the Chartered Management Institute and also provides you with a Level Seven qualification in Leadership and Management from this internationally recognised professional body. Furthermore, you may also be eligible to gain Chartered Member status with the Chartered Management Institute upon completion of the award.
In summary, this is a very stimulating programme that results in an internationally recognized qualification and professional award designed to further develop your capability as a highly effective leader giving you an edge within your organisation, enabling you to stand out from the crowd.