Our degree in business management and leadership offers new and less experienced managers the chance to develop management skills and become effective business leaders. You’ll explore the fundamentals of business management, learning about leadership and management skills, business strategy, organisational behaviour, cross-cultural management, business research methods, ethics, marketing, and finance. You can choose from several final-year project types to suit your interests.
The transferable skills you’ll gain will boost your employability and generate new opportunities to build successful careers as a business manager or to start your own business. Popular careers for business management and leadership graduates include business management roles in the private, public, and voluntary sectors in large companies, SMEs, start-ups, social enterprises, and charities.
This course is ideal for busy people who wish to combine study with work or other responsibilities. Classes are on campus one day per week, with additional learning and support online. You can begin in January, May or September 2022.
What you should know about this course
In year 1, you will develop an overall understanding of the business environment, the general business planning process, fundamentals of marketing strategy and key sales management aspects. This will be topped up with the communication and leadership skills and knowledge needed by junior business managers.
- Business and Economic Environments
- Business Processes and Planning
- Leadership and Communication
- Marketing Principles and Sales Management
You will learn to apply your knowledge and skills from year 1 and develop your ability to analyse and address complex issues at a higher level. You will be able to work as operational managers to address questions in areas such as financial management, entrepreneurship, and resource management from a project perspective.
- Project Management
- Corporate Financial Management
- Fundamentals of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
- Operations and Resource Management
You develop as a strategic manager to respond to business challenges within a global context. You will continue to develop your business capabilities to produce a full spectrum business analysis for strategic deployment. You’ll be able to demonstrate your leadership and organisational skills through a final-year project.
- Global Business
- Managerial Strategy and Leadership Development
- E-Business and International SCM (Supply Chain Management)
- Final-year Project