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Business Strategic Management MBA Advance Entry

MBA Advance Entry Programme

Course Overview:















The course is made up of 30 modules and 8 written assignments. Each module
consists of guided learning hours of material with an additional worth of optional
materials that comprise of recommended exercises, recommended readings, Internet
resources, and self -testing exercises.

On completion of the classes, students will be focusing on assignments. The assignments
are approximately 5000-8000 words each. Students are provided support on the modules
and assignments through MAK Institute tutors for the learning platform. On completion of
assignments, students are subjected for written exams of each module.

Am I Eligible For This Programme?

To enrol onto the MBA programme, you must be either


a) a university graduate who is over 22 years old, or

b) a non-university graduate over 24 year old, and with at least five years of managerial experience.


The assignment unit titles that students need to complete for the course are:

1. Strategic Marketing
2. Personal development for leadership and strategic management

3. Organisational behaviour
4. Strategic planning
5. Research for strategic development
6. Finance for strategic managers
7. Strategic Human resource management.
8. Corporate communication strategies.

Module Listing:


Qualities of Effective Leadership

Learners will explore the making and developing of powerful leaders.


Developing Interpersonal Skills

Connecting and bonding with people within the commercial sectors is extremely important for good business. This module trains learners in skills to improve and enhance communication techniques to create strong bonds.


Motivating and Influencing People

Inspiring people to create a unity of direction within the business.


Making Decisions

Doing the right things in the right way at the right time. Learners will look at the process of making a good decision.


Creativity and Problem Solving

Do problems pose a threat or are they an opportunity to improve? Here, learners will figure out how to turn a problem into an advantage.


Studying and Using Management Theories

There are many theories concerned with management and the various models developed from these theories. This module looks over these theories with real-life examples.


The External Operating Environment of Business

Planning for influences on the business outside your control.


Culture and Ethics

The Culture and ethics involved in the business world today.


Governance and Directorships

Structuring and controlling a business the professional way.


Analysing the Competition

What are my competitors doing, how are they doing it, why are they doing it? Reviewing and analysing competitor actions to enhance managerial roles.


Marketing Strategy

Creating an effective and successful market presence. Looking at the development of marketing strategies to create successful marketing campaigns.

High Performance Sales

Learners will grasp the key elements of successful selling.


E-Marketing Communication

Understanding and using effective electronic messages to the market.


Customers and their Needs

Ensuring that your customers are recognised and valued.


Strategic Human Resource Management

Human Resource Management must play a central role in the strategy of any organization. It is concerned with people as an asset of the business.


Recruiting and CPD

Getting the best people. Developing the best people. Keeping the best people.


Measuring and Rewarding Performance

Knowing and measuring how your people are performing.


Interpreting Business Accounts

Using and understanding the litmus tests of business health.


Tools of Financial Analysis

Resources, tools, and techniques to keep a finger on the pulse of the business.


Managing Cash and Working Capital

Cash, cash flow and working capital. The lifeblood of business.


Exercises in Quantitative Techniques

How to use and understand key figures.


Impact of Technology on Business

Analyse and exploit the role of e-business within the business sector.


Innovation and R&D

Creating commercial advantage from innovation and research.


Implementing and Managing Quality Systems

Right first time, right every time. The place of quality in business strategy.


Strategic Planning Tools

Resources, tools, and ideas to help create an effective business strategy.


Strategic and Systems Management

Options for strategic direction. Making the right choices for your business.


The Business Plan

Creating a plan that targets the stated aims and objectives of a business.


Developing High-Performance Teams

Cohesion and teamwork that enhances business performance.


Managing Projects

Getting things done. Using the right tools to run projects.


Strategies for growth

This module explores the different ideas of growth and the various tools, measures and controls at a managers disposal in planning for growth.




MBA University Top-up











On completion of this course, students have the opportunity to complete an MBA programme from a range of UK universities. If you decide to top up to a full Undergraduate Degree through accredited UK universities in the UK or their campuses in Dubai, Malaysia, Hong Kong etc. and also you have the following options below. University costs will vary depending on which university you chose to complete the final year at. 


University of Gloucestershire

  • Postgraduate Top up to MBA Business Administration


Birmingham City University

  • Master of Business Administration


New Buckinghamshire University 

  • MBA Top-up


Northampton University

  • Top up to MBA

  • MA in Human Resource Management Top up

  • MSc in Accounting and finance Top up


University of Sunderland 

  • Postgraduate Top up to MBA


University of Bolton

  • MBA Top-up


London Metropolitan University 

  • Top up to MBA

Arden University

  • Top up to MBA

University of Derby

  • MBA Top up






Note: Universities may subject to change upon the policies and student's credit


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