The Aberdeen University
MBA is a one year full-time management programme which covers all the main disciplines of business management.
MBA students are able to take leading edge modules during our intensive summer school, which is run by visiting scholars, as well as our own expert staff at the University of Aberdeen Business School. In drawing upon the international expertise of research-active staff, the programme promotes the development of cross-disciplinary knowledge in preparing students for effective management careers in both the private and public sectors.
Accounting & Finance For Managers
Provides an understanding of accounting information and financial reporting and introduces key aspects of financial analysis to undertake accounting; ratio analysis, user-group specific tools, e.g. Z scores and credit ratings; accounting information, the stock market; forecasting and valuation.
You look at the management of capacity and inventory, production planning and control, project management and the management and improvement of quality.
You examine the ways in which economic theory may be applied to solve real business problems, focussing on aspects of economics vital to a student of business, to be comfortable with the tools of economic analysis as applied to the international, economic and business environments in which modern day businesses and policy makers have to operate.
Business Strategy & Organisation
Drawing mainly on microeconomics theories and applications in order to introduce students to theories, concepts and techniques of analysis that are close to many typical business situations.
Marketing management and strategic planning. Marketing in a range of organisational settings, including consumer, industrial, service and voluntary sectors. Relationship between marketing and other management functions in modern organisations.
Managing People At Work
Management of people as a key element for organisational success. People as the most complex of all organisational resources to manage. Theoretical and practical issues of people management in the contemporary competitive economic environment.
Managing Change and Innovation
You look at the context of innovation and change examining new product development (goods and services), innovation and change.
The Leadership Challenge
Investigates how each of us behave in a leadership role to develop your behaviour and your method of leadership.
Strategic Financial Analysis
Key concepts of financial forecasting and analysis
Talking to Teams
Investigates how teams are shaped in terms of performance by their managers communication methods and looks at how to effectively motivate and enhance performance of staff teams.
People, Creativity and Change
The course helps you to understand the relationship between creativity and change within an organisation.
Supply Chain Management
You will gain a strong understanding of the supply chain by looking at how it relates to the energy industry and how it changes organisational effectiveness
You will look at how globalisation affects the contemporary small business, trade and social capital.
Essential Human Resource Practise
The course helps you appreciate the links between HR procedures and organisational outcomes with practical issues faced by employees.
A good first degree (equivalent to a British second-class Honours degree) or above in any discipline, IELTS of 6.5 with 6.0 in the writing and reading (or equivalent TOEFL iBT or PTE). You must have a minimum of two years work experience. Extensive work experience and other qualifications can be considered.