Master of Business Administration in Strategy

Programme Code: CR_BSTRA_9
Mode of Delivery:Part Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:4
NFQ Level:9
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:90
programmeReviewDate:September 2021
Field of Study:Business & Management

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) An in-depth knowledge of expert management skills which will enable the graduate to formulate, implement, monitor, evaluate and review the management of their organisation. Competence in leading organisations at a strategic level as well as a systematic understanding of current best practice in the field of individual and organisational learning.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) Excellent communication skills together with increased flexibility and adaptability when handling uncertainty. A critical awareness of the international business environment together with an expert perspective on strategic organisational goals. The graduate will assume a greater role in the strategic leadership of their organisation with specialist skills and expertise and a well-focussed perspective. The graduate will commit to ongoing learning and development while demonstrating an awareness of ethical and social issues.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) A broad range of personal and organisational skills such as conceptual, diagnostic, technical, interpersonal, informational, communication, risk taking, analytical and problem solving skills to enable the graduate to lead their organisation at a senior level. A strong ability to build trust, communicate effectively and demonstrate rational decision making allowing them to gain and use power successfully, manage relationships, cultural differences and workforce diversity to enable them to develop high performace teams and organisations.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) The ability to define and resolve structured and unstructured problems, analyse hard issue problems, interpret clear/ambiguous problems and situations, and demonstrate qualitative and quantitative judgement based on experience and intuition, as well as objectivity when dealing with complex issues.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) An expert ability to apply the knowledge learned in a combination of environments to their own organisations; apply knowledge in contexts which are predictable and unpredictable, which are contingent on the organisation and the environment, and demonstrate awareness, adaptability and anticipation of these contexts and adapt accordingly.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) The ability to assume strategic level responsibility within their organisation, while leading, creating, initiating and stimulating conceptual level thought processes. Demonstrate the ability to implement strategies within a learning organisation.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The competence to take responsibility for his/her own learning as evidenced by advanced research assignments and directed study; successfully lead the sharing and transfer of knowledge as part of a learning organisation; utilise MBA programme learning to deal with new experiences and unfamiliar situations, and continue their path to lifelong learning.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) Confidence which reflects the MBA culture while acting as a role model within their organisation; encouraging other employees to offer new ideas thus ensuring the spread of new innovative knowledge and assisting employees in moral, social and ethical decision making.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MGMT9009 Research Methods
MGMT9057 Exploring Corporate Strategy
ACCT9005 Applied Business Finance
MGMT9055 Leadership & Org. Behaviour

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ECON9001 Economics of Global Markets
MGMT9058 Global Business Strategy
MGMT9060 MBA Contemporary Issues Mkt
DATA9004 IT and Analytics for Business

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
MGMT9040 Operations Strategy
MGMT9061 MBA Innovation & Creativity
MGMT9056 Organisational Change Mgt.
ACCT9004 Strategic Corporate Finance
MGMT9059 Mg Creative Skills Service S.

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
PLAC9017 International Bus Field Trip
MGMT9054 MBA Research Thesis