MBA Roehampton

MBA

The Roehampton MBA is designed with early-career professionals in mind. It focuses on responsible leadership for sustaining competitive advantage and managing projects in a global context. It is designed to provide you with a comprehensive understanding of the main functional areas of business management such as strategy, marketing, finance, and organisational change. The Roehampton MBA puts emphasis on the analysis of global organisations’ best practices and strategies and it provides the opportunity to pursue a consultancy project with either a multinational corporation or a leading SME in London. 

This programme has been designed with input from successful senior managers, and will equip you with an understanding of the needs of global business. This MBA will also prepare you for the challenges of senior management within an international business environment. 

Upon successful completion of your MBA you will have the knowledge, skills and confidence to lead and manage global business operations; to absorb complex information; to make difficult strategic decisions and communicate them effectively; and to lead and manage cross-cultural project teams. 

This programme is dual accredited to a CMI qualification. Upon successful completion of the programme, Roehampton on-campus students, will be eligible for a CMI L7 qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership (subject to passing the required mapped CMI modules and CMI moderation. 

Modules

Compulsory modules

Business Research Methods

Strategic Marketing

Financial Performance Management

Leadership and Change Management

Strategy in Practice

Advanced Project Management

 

Optional modules (20 Credits)

Strategic Investment Appraisal

Global Brand Management

Beyond Profit: Responsibility and Sustainability in Business

Principles of Human Resources Management

 

Dissertation and Project modules

Dissertation

Consultancy Project

 

Global Leadership Programme (RBP000P100)

Global Leadership Programme

 

Pre-Induction Programme (RBP000P001)

Pre-induction Programme


These modules are those we currently offer and may be subject to change each year.

Global Leadership Programme
Why a Global Leadership Programme?
  • Want to experience life as a Management Consultant?
  • Want to add valuable experience to your CV?
  • Want to network with organisational leaders and global businesses?

The Global Leadership Programme is designed to enhance your career-readiness. It is focussed on your personal professional development through a combination of events, workshops, networking opportunities and industry exposure that address your career-readiness, and your capabilities to act as an effective leader, manager, consultant or entrepreneur. As part of your Global Leadership Programme, you will receive guidance from professional staff from the Careers Service on how to enhance your career path. You will be able to browse through an extensive range of information, literature from professional bodies and self-help materials on CVs and job applications. As part of the workshops, you will be able to take part in confidential interviews to discuss your career plans, applications, and forthcoming job interviews. In addition to this, you will be offered the opportunity to practice your presentation and elevator pitch skills at networking events.

Pre-Induction Programme

If your first degree is not in business and management, you will be offered the opportunity to complete an on-line pre-induction, which is entirely voluntary and non-credit bearing. It is not assessed and it is not a pre-condition for enrolment. It will, however, provide you with a level of understanding of strategy, management, marketing, and international business. This programme is delivered as a self-directed study and available once your enrolment has been completed. The programme will consist of guided readings that you can complete at your own pace at home. You are strongly encouraged to arrive well prepared and to have read through at least some of readings and reflection tasks provided by week 3 of your first semester.The Pre-Induction website will guide you, once you are enrolled, through the relevant readings and tasks in more detail. It will advance your ability to analyze data and information using basic analytical and managerial techniques and toolkits

The list of topics:

  • Introduction to Management, Marketing & Strategy
  • Introduction to Finance and Accounting for Managers
  • Introduction to Consumer Behaviour
  • Introduction to Managing People and diversity in Organisations.
Career options

You will emerge from the Roehampton MBA with well-developed project management and global business management skills, which are highly sought after by employers in both the private and public sectors. You will be equipped to work as a manager in a multinational corporation, international SME or start your own consultancy business.