Develop the skills that will prepare you for a career in international management. We will help you develop your managerial style and transform you into a strategic thinker, helping to preparing you for work in an uncertain global environment.
You will expand your knowledge of management theories and will be able to specialise in your chosen sector. You will work on a consultancy project, which will give you the confidence to apply what you learn to your career in business.
Your career prospects will benefit from the networking and entrepreneurial abilities you will learn on your course, and you will be prepared to become a change agent ready to tackle a range of business issues.
MBA Course Specialisms : To help you on the path to becoming industry experts, we offer the following specialisms: Healthcare Management, Marketing, Human Resources, PR, Supply Chain Management, Accounting, Finance and Accounting, and Finance.
This means you will complete two options from the above list and conduct your Consultancy Project in that area of industry.
January entrants please note: in order to complete 12 months of academic study delivered in University term time, the total length of your programme will be 18 months to include recognised University vacation periods.
- Research Excellence Framework 2014: twice as many of our staff - 220 - were entered into the research assessment for 2014 compared to the number entered in 2008.
Our University welcomes applications from mature applicants who demonstrate academic potential. We usually require some evidence of recent academic study, for example completion of an access course, however recent relevant work experience may also be considered. Please note that for some of our professional courses all applicants will need to meet the specified entry criteria and in these cases work experience cannot be considered in lieu.
Please note that all applicants to our University are required to meet our standard English language requirement of GCSE grade C or equivalent, variations to this will be listed on the individual course entry requirements.
As an MBA graduate, you will improve your employability and be well placed to accelerate your career progression in both industry and commerce. You will have the option to gain up to three additional CMI qualifications: Level 7 Diploma Strategic & Leadership, Level 8 Certificate Strategic Direction & Leadership, Diploma in Management Consultancy.
- Business Executive - Business Consultant - Business Adviser - Management Consultant
Careers advice: The dedicated Jobs and Careers team offers expert advice and a host of resources to help you choose and gain employment. Whether you're in your first or final year, you can speak to members of staff from our Careers Office who can offer you advice from writing a CV to searching for jobs.
The MBA at Leeds Business School enjoys consistently high levels of demand from applicants. This is testimony to the value of the MBA qualification in the global market place. We attract international applicants from locations as diverse as India, China and the Middle East. Teaching is in the English language - increasingly the language of global business. In addition, we have a number of international strategic partners in venues such as Hong Kong, Malaysia, Hangzhou, Vietnam, Shanghai, Mauritius and Namibia amongst others.
Our MBA students are based at the double award-winning Rose Bowl which opened in the heart of the city's business quarter in 2009. You'll have access to a range of guest lectures and events, which are offered free of charge to enhance your learning experience.
At Leeds Business School we're dedicated to supporting your professional development - that's why we offer a guest lecture programme. Past speakers include the CEO of the London Stock Exchange, Shadow Chief Secretary to the Treasury, past Chair and President of the Academy of Marketing, Chief Executive of the British Bankers Association, the Chief Economist of Yorkshire Bank and the Editor of Cosmopolitan. To see our full programme and to register for a lecture click here (http://www.leedsmet.ac.uk/guestspeakers).
Accounting & Finance for Decision Making Develop the key decision-making skills by applying accounting and financial techniques to assist in control and planning at management level.
Business Consultancy Project 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.
Contemporary Marketing Examine both traditional and digital-based marketing concepts and activities and develop an integrated approach fit for the 21st century.
Organising & Managing for Performance Explore key topic areas in the study of organisational behaviour and HRM and develop effective management practices linked with performance measures and business success.
Self-Effectiveness & Leadership Performance 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.
Strategic Management 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).
Dr Vish Maheshwari
"My passion for education led me to the world of academia. Engaging with students and being a crucial part of their career development is what I find most rewarding. I strongly believe in providing a challenging but constructive and research-focussed academic environment for our students."
An active contributor to the development of research in marketing. Dr Maheshwari focussed on aspects of branding, brand development and management through publications in internationally recognised academic journals. He also contributes to reviews and panel discussions at various international conferences.
- Library Our libraries are two of the only university libraries in the UK open 24/7 every day of the year. However you like to study, the libraries have got you covered with group study, silent study, extensive e-learning resources and PC suites.
- The Rose Bowl The Rose Bowl has impressive teaching spaces, auditoriums, conference facilities and an outstanding local reputation as a business hub. The Rose Bowl puts our students at the centre of a dynamic business community.