The programme meets the needs of graduates who wish to enter a career in international management but may not have the relevant academic background or work experience. It focuses on managing global business operations, including strategy development, marketing planning and global supply chain management.
The Roehampton MSc Global Business Management has been designed with input from successful business leaders to address the needs of global corporations and SMEs operating internationally. The programme aims to prepare you for the challenges of management within an international business environment. In addition to the academic programme of study, you will have the opportunity to join our Global Leadership Programme, aimed at equipping you with the skills that are critical to succeed in today’s fast-pace business world.
You will enjoy London’s vibrant cultural and social life and take advantage of the City’s global businesses and financial institutions in order to develop your management skills and career.
The Roehampton MSc Global Business Management offers a stimulating programme of study, informed by the internationally recognised research of our academic faculty, with an emphasis placed on providing you with the business capabilities that are required by successful multinational corporations, international organisations and SMEs.
The programme is delivered by academics and practitioners that are leading experts in fields of international business and management and is characterised by quality teaching that is research informed. The learning will be underpinned by a thorough and critical understanding of concepts relevant to global business operations and real industry data.
The MSc Global Business Management is characterised by:
- A carefully designed set of modules in international business, providing you with a global mind-set, and an in-depth understanding of global operations and intercultural leadership.
- The opportunity to apply theoretical knowledge to international business cases.
- The opportunity to reflect and develop leadership capabilities to manage change in global organisations.
- The ability to choose between a dissertation or consultancy project.
- A blended approach to teaching and learning that is technology enabled through the use of Moodle.
This programme is dual accredited to a CMI qualification. Upon successful completion of the programme, Roehampton on-campus students, will be eligible for a CMI L7 qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership (subject to passing the required mapped CMI modules and CMI moderation.
Global Leadership Programme
Why a Global Leadership Programme?
- Want to experience life as a Management Consultant?
- Want to add valuable experience to your CV?
- Want to network with organisational leaders and global businesses?
The Global Leadership Programme is designed to enhance your career-readiness. It is focussed on your personal professional development through a combination of events, workshops, networking opportunities and industry exposure that address your career-readiness, and your capabilities to act as an effective leader, manager, consultant or entrepreneur.
As part of your Global Leadership Programme you will receive guidance from professional staff from the Careers Service on how to enhance your career path. You will be able to browse through an extensive range of information, literature from professional bodies and self-help materials on CVs and job applications. As part of the workshops, you will be able to take part in confidential interviews to discuss your career plans, applications and forthcoming job interviews. In addition to this, you will be offered the opportunity to practice your presentation and elevator pitch skills at networking events.
The Placement module is taken by students in year two, once they have completed all other modules.
This placement module recognises the importance of professional experience for pursuing bespoke careers, and so provides the MSc students with the opportunity to apply learned concepts and toolkits into practice of their fields of specialism. You will learn on-the-job, highlight improvements in an organisation’s practices and make a contribution to chosen business projects.
The placement can either be full-time or part-time to a minimum of 3 working days (21-24 hours).
The placement will ideally be tailored to your interests and aspirations but ultimately meets the needs of employers. Whereas the roles offered may vary, the emphasis should be on securing a placement within promising growth areas of your discipline and, on both applying and developing existing knowledge and skills in the work place as well as gaining new knowledge and skills.
Placement Preparation Workshops will introduce you to the soft skills, the pitch and research skills needed to recruit and systematically prepare for a bespoke placement in a leading business organisation.
You will be equipped with the knowledge and skills to work in multinational corporations, strategy and policy consultancy or international entrepreneurship ventures. The latter could mean running a small business or becoming a consultant to SMEs and NGOs.