This qualification will enable you to make a real difference within your management practice through active use of frameworks, theories and tools. It will help you to develop a good grounding in the theory and practice of managing and leading, covering the core functions and disciplines of management and helping you make the connections between them. It also provides a framework for a year-long process of professional development. You'll be challenged to actively engage with a wide variety of ideas and develop a repertoire of techniques and approaches best suited to your own situation and management context.
Key features of the course
•Helps you select and adapt techniques and approaches appropriate to your own situation, and to reflect critically on your own and others' practice
•Explores diverse perspectives and approaches in different organisational, cultural and global contexts
•Increases your ability to work confidently across sectoral and national boundaries
•Enhances your ability to plan and implement change which will have real impact within your own organisational context.
This certificate is the first stage of our triple-accredited MBA qualification.
Learning outcomes, teaching and assessment
The learning outcomes of this qualification are described in four areas:
•Knowledge and understanding
•Practical and professional skills
If you've successfully completed some relevant postgraduate study elsewhere, you might be able to count it towards this qualification, reducing the number of modules you need to study. You should apply for credit transfer as soon as possible, before you register for your first module. For more details and an application form, visit our Credit Transfer website.
On successful completion of the required module you can be awarded a Postgraduate Certificate of Business Administration entitling you to use the letters PG Cert Bus Admin (Open) after your name.