Gain a thorough understanding of risk management and contemporary business security issues on this accredited masters degree. It is designed to meet growing demand across a range of industries for skilled business risk and corporate security management practitioners. As well as learning about key theories and techniques, you’ll develop your analytical skills and the essential management capabilities needed to implement risk and security management approaches effectively.
Corporate Risk Management Processes; Principles of Risk Management; Management of Corporate Security; Principles of Risk Management; Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods; Project Risk Management; Risk-taking and Decision-making. Optional modules: Business Ethics; Consultancy Skills; Corporate Finance; Credit Scoring and Data Mining; Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing; Financial Risk Management; Healthcare Modelling; Problem Structuring; Simulation
This masters degree covers the latest concepts in strategy and innovation, with a focus on business growth and sustainability issues. It will equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to develop and manage new products, services and business models in a range of sectors. he programme includes a forward-looking module, Trends in Strategy and Innovation, which will ensure you are up to date with the latest ideas and approaches.
Global Strategies for Growth; Sustainable and Responsible Innovation; Service Innovation Management; Innovation and Technology Transfer; Current Trends in Strategy and Innovation Management; Qualitative and Quantitative Research. Optional modules: Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing; Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship; Marketing in the Digital Age; Entrepreneurial Marketing; Retailing in the Digital Age; Strategic Marketing Decisions; Global Entrepreneurship.
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This MSc in Knowledge and Information Systems Management will give you a deeper understanding of the ways in which information and knowledge are generated, used and shared within organisations. The course covers the strategic application of information technologies, including recent trends such as big data and cloud computing, and the development and use of information systems. You’ll also learn about the social and organisational aspects of managing knowledge, which are covered in more depth than on most other similar UK masters courses.
You will learn through a series of teaching and learning activities and assessment methods designed to advance your theoretical grounding in the discipline as well as your ability to function more effectively in a work environment. For example, during the programme, you will present some of your work in class, work together in teams to produce a business proposal, etc.
Systems Thinking; Problem Structuring; Introduction to Knowledge and Information Systems Management; Information Systems Development; Information Systems Management and Strategy; Consultancy Skills; Business Ethics; Simulation; Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence; Quantitative and Qualitative Research; E-Business & Human-Computer Interaction; Web Applications; Credit Scoring and Data Mining; Project Risk Management; Innovation and Technology Transfer.
Career opportunities are often related to knowledge management, the management of the IT function or information systems provision within organisations, or IT/digital/web consultancy. Future career paths may for example include roles such as that of IT manager, project lead, business/process analyst, IT/digital consultant, chief knowledge officer or knowledge manager, etc.
Covering a combination of subjects offered by very few UK universities, this MSc programme will equip you with the analytical and quantitative skills desired by businesses. It includes the potential for three-month project with industry, and you’ll learn a range of analytical techniques to assess and resolve complex challenges.
Introduction to Management Science; Quantitative Methods; Optimisation and Decision Modelling; Simulation; Managing Resources and Operations; Operations Management; Project Management; Visual Basic; Consultancy Skills Optional modules: from a wide range of options in Management and from the MSc Operational Research offered by Mathematics (eg Systems Thinking; Problem Structuring; Healthcare Modelling; Credit Scoring and Data Mining; Project Risk Management; Game Theory; Transportation; Nonlinear Optimisation; Forecasting)
Covering a range of business functions and management concepts, the MSc in International Management provides a broad understanding of organisational issues from an international perspective. It includes innovative, activity-based exercises and a business simulation, and is informed by world-class research. You’ll graduate with enhanced management capabilities and a wide range of career options.
Accounting and Control; Organisational Effectiveness; Strategic Management; Responsible Leadership; Managing within a Global Context; Operations Management; International Corporate Social Responsibility; Project Management; Responsible Leadership; Risk-taking and Decision-making; Quantitative and Qualitative Research.
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This degree is one of a few UK masters courses to cover risk management theory and practice within a broad framework, with applications across a range of sectors. The programme is delivered in conjunction with the Business School’s multidisciplinary Centre for Risk Research, the only risk-related research centre of its kind in a Russell Group university. It gives you the freedom to explore your own interests through optional modules in areas such as finance, quantitative methods or corporate security.
Corporate Risk Management Processes; Insurance; Principles of Risk Management; Project Risk Management; Quantitative Methods; Risk-taking and Decision-making; Qualitative and Quantitative Research. Optional modules: Business Ethics; Consultancy Skills; Corporate Finance; Credit Risk and Banking Regulation; Credit Scoring and Data Mining; Financial Risk Management; Game Theory for Business; Healthcare Modelling; Management of Corporate Security; Problem Structuring.
Learn how analytic techniques are applied in the financial sector on this MSc, which is one of just a few courses of its kind in the UK. A special feature of this innovative degree is the potential for three-month industry project that will boost your career prospects. It covers key analytical techniques as well as providing a sound understanding of corporate finance, portfolio management and credit scoring – a combination offered on few masters courses elsewhere.
Corporate Finance; Optimisation and Decision Modelling; Simulation; Introduction to Portfolio Management and Exchange Traded Derivatives; Behavioural Finance; Quantitive Research in Finance; Credit Scoring and Data Mining; Software Analysis and Modelling; Financial Risk Management; Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence; Game Theory for Business; Credit Risk and Banking Regulation; Operations Management; Project Management; Forecasting; Financial Portfolio Theory; Revenue Management; Visual Basic or Applications; Dissertation.
Unlike other UK cyber security masters degrees, which have a computer science focus, this unique programme combines modules from a range of disciplines. It is therefore ideally placed to meet the demand for professionals with the necessary management skills, as well as the technical knowledge, to effectively manage cyber security risks.
Principles of Risk Management; Corporate Risk Management Processes; The Management of Corporate Security; Quantitative Methods; Multivariate Statistics for Data Mining; Informational Systems Management and Strategy; Business Ethics; Quantitative and Qualitative Research; Risk Taking and Decision Making; Project Risk Management; Insurance; Game Theory for Business; Dissertation.
With comprehensive modules designed by academics with extensive professional and research experience, this evidence-based MSc draws on current theory and practice to prepare you for a successful career as a project manager. It also offers a high level of flexibility; you’ll be able to choose modules that are relevant to your sector or your career aims.
Project Management - People; Project Management - Processes; Project Risk Management; Decisionmaking in Projects. Optional modules: Business Ethics; Accounting and Control; Managing within a Global Context; Systems Thinking; Consultancy Skills; Problem Structuring; Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing; Knowledge Management and Business Intelligence; Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods; Comparative and International People Management.
New technologies have changed the way we do business, with digital platforms such as Uber and Airbnb becoming household names. This cutting-edge MSc in Digital Business and Entrepreneurship will equip you for a career in the fast-growing digital and sharing economy sector. You’ll gain the theoretical knowledge and practical skills you will need to launch your own digital business, work in a dynamic start-up environment or apply new digital business models within an established organisation.
Digital Business; Digital Entrepreneurship; Web Architecture; Interdisciplinary Thinking; Quantitative and Qualitative Research; Web Applications. Optional: Operations Management; Innovation and Technology Transfer; Internet Intermediaries and Data Protection Law; Online intellectual property enforcement; The Science of Online Social Networks; Computational Thinking; Semantic Web Technologies; Open Data Innovation.
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Gain the specialist knowledge, management capabilities and analytical skills required to manage the movement of goods, people, data, and money across a supply chain. With a greater quantitative focus than many similar UK masters degrees, this course will develop your analytical and modelling capabilities to an advanced level, making you highly employable. You’ll have the opportunity to gain invaluable professional experience by working with an organisation to tackle a real business problem during a three-month project.
Computational Methods for Logistics; Integrated Logistics; Optimisation and Decision Modelling; Principles of Supply Chain Management; Purchasing and Supply Management; Quantitative Methods.
Optional modules: Credit Scoring and Data Mining; Forecasting; Game Theory for Business; Management of Corporate Security; Problem Structuring; Risk-taking and Decision-making; Project Risk Management; Simulation; Visual Basic for Applications.
Offering a blend of subjects not in many UK masters degress, MSc Accounting and Management bridges the gap between general management and specialist accounting courses. Taught by research-active academics, you’ll gain a solid foundation in management and accounting concepts, as well as valuable technical and transferable skills.
Fundamentals of Financial Accounting, Managing within a Global Context, Fundamentals of Management Accounting, Strategic Management, Marketing in the Digital Age, Accounting in Corporate Performance, Corporate Finance, Strategic Marketing Decisions, Risk Taking and Decision Making, Operations Management, Project Management, Dissertation
Whether your ambition is to start your own business venture or bring fresh thinking to existing companies, this masters course will give you the skills and knowledge that are essential to help you succeed. You’ll learn about the core principles of innovation and entrepreneurship in a global context, with an emphasis on contemporary topics such as the digital and sharing economy. The course also includes a specialist module on social enterprise and Entrepreneurship not offered by most UK business schools.
Entrepreneurial Marketing; Enterprise, Entrepreneurship and New Business Venturing; Innovation and Technology Transfer; Marketing in the Digital Age; Global Strategies for Growth; Social Enterprise and Entrepreneurship; Quantitative and Qualitative Research; Retailing in the Digital Age; Global Entrepreneurship; Strategic Marketing Decisions.
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Learn about human resource management policies and practice and engage in current debates about the changing world of work on this professionally accredited masters degree. Its distinctive evidence-based approach means you’ll learn about proven concepts and techniques, while its focus on international HR management practices will prepare you for a global career.
Contemporary Issues in HRM; Employee Relations; Key Skills for HRM; Organisational Development; Qualitative and Quantitative Research; Strategic HR Development; Strategic HR Management; International and Comparative People Management; European Labour Markets; Essay Writing Skills; Report Writing Skills.