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BA (Hons) - Global Business Management (top-up)

You have a passion to become a leader in business within an international marketplace. You thrive on challenge, soak up expert advice and you are driven to build a successful career.


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Course Overview

On completion of this programme, you will be able to cohesively integrate your knowledge of global business management and leadership in small, medium or large organisations. You will develop the knowledge, skills and aptitude to work across local, regional, national and international (especially cross-cultural) boundaries.

On this course you will...

  • Learn strategic management.
  • Explore international marketing.
  • Discover international human resource management.
  • Critically evaluate creative and sustainable solutions to contemporary global business issues.
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Course Structure

What you will learn

In this award, consideration is given to the functions of management, strategy, human resources management, entrepreneurship and marketing subject areas.

You are encouraged to critically evaluate creative and sustainable solutions to contemporary global business issues. These are researched in association with work based projects that consider cultural, legal, ethical and professional practice across a range of international contexts. The use of sophisticated and authentic scenarios and employer led projects will enable you to refine your graduate employability skills and confidence.

Finally, we approach the delivery of learning using examples from public, private and third stream organisational perspectives. Therefore, this programme of study equips you for careers in diverse international organisations.

Year one
  • Strategic Management
    Develop an understanding and command of strategic concepts related to organisations including strategic choices, analysis and formulation.
  • International Marketing
    An opportunity to appraise current international marketing theories, assess and apply knowledge of key theories and models to organisations operating in an international context.
  • International Human Resource Management
    Critically evaluate human resources in domestic and international contexts.
  • Research Methods of Business
    Explore and evaluate a range of research methods for business management. Initiate, plan, research, sustain and evaluate an extended piece of independent intellectual work.
  • Global Business
    Critically analyse how global businesses and globalisation impacts on the way companies operate.
  • Innovation and Entrepreneurship
    Understand the nature and significance of small businesses within different sectors, and analyse the entrepreneurial nature of successful small business development.

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