The MSc in Strategic Management and Planning will equip you with the knowledge and skills to manage the strategic direction of a company. You will develop an understanding of the threats and opportunities facing companies in todays complex and fast-changing global environment and the activities involved in the formulation and implementation of strategic initiatives with a focus on strengthening a companys competitive position. The course will hone your teamwork and business communication skills by working on real-life business situations to identify and resolve strategic and operational business problems and offer recommendations.
This course is ideal for students with an undergraduate degree in business, economics or related areas, postgraduate business diplomas, or degrees with a significant proportion of business subjects. Applications from non-business graduates are also considered.
What will I learn?
The course content has been designed to equip students with the skills to devise and successfully implement strategic initiatives based upon detailed assessment of the internal and external environments of a company. This involves:
How will I benefit?
1.Learn to identify the key market and non-market factors impacting the success of a company.
2.Expand your knowledge of the analytical tools and critical skills needed to evaluate, design and implement company-level strategies with a focus on increasing profitability.
3.Hone your understanding of the challenges managers face in designing and implementing strategies and ability to recommend solutions through reports, presentations and discussions.
4.Upon graduation, choose from a range of sectors and positions, from strategic management consulting and financial services through to regulation and government services and graduate positions.