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.