Your Pathway to an MBA and World-Class Top Leadership
The Postgraduate Strategic Management and Leadership MBA Level 7-8 develops your knowledge and skills to advance to the top and a World-Ranked MBA, recognized internationally and by SAQA. See Graduation
The course is both Global and Local, focusing on the cutting-edge expertise and practical work-related skills to succeed world-wide in the fast-changing digital 21st century.
The Course comprises the Modules below and written Assignments. The User-friendly Online or Blended learning material with 24/7 support is ideal to study in your own time.
The Course counts 120 credits towards MBA completed by Top-up Dissertation for the final 60 credits in +/- 6 months. The duration is 12-18 months depending on progress.
The Course Fees are Affordable and include student membership of the international Institute of Directors (IOD), a passport to global leadership and business opportunities.
Also available: Postgraduate Human Resource Management and Postgraduate Strategic Sales Management. Please contact us for details.
The Modules consist of guided learning material with 24/7 tutor support, exercises, readings, videos, webinars, internet resources, personal coaching, chat groups and other support. A Certificate is issued for each Module.
Strategies for Growth – Exploring different strategies, models, ideas and opportunities to plan for growth, and tools, measures and controls to monitor and achieve growth.
The External Environment of Business – Assessing and planning for Political, Economic, Social, Technological, Environmental, Legal, Industry and Competitive factors.
Strategic Planning Tools – Using a wide range of resources, tools, models and ideas to help create and implement effective business strategies.
Strategic and Systems Management – Exploring options for strategic direction, planning and systems management to make smart choices for your business.
Business Planning – Planning and achieving the vision, mission, purpose and objectives of a business in all areas including finance, marketing, operations and human resources.
Capitalizing on the Impact of Technology in Business including IT, e-business, digital marketing, information systems and other technologies in business.
Using Innovation and R&D to create ongoing competitive business advantages, including in products, marketing, processes, people management, operations and service.
Managing Projects – Using key project management tools to get things done, running projects, implementing and monitoring strategies effectively in all areas of business.
Implementing and Managing Quality Systems – Getting things right first time, right every time. The place of quality and systems in business.
Marketing Strategy – Creating a successful market presence. Developing effective marketing strategies and campaigns to build and maintain a winning business.
Analyzing the Competition – What are our competitors doing, how are they doing it and why? Analyzing competitor actions to enhance competitive advantages and strategies.
Developing High Performance Sales strategies, skills and teams. Understanding and applying the key elements and secrets of successful selling for high performance.
Using effective E-Marketing Communication in todays’ changing technology world, including state of the art diverse social media and email marketing.
Understanding Customers and their Needs as the focus of a business, its products, people, performance, service, satisfaction, and customer relationship management.
Developing and applying the Qualities of Effective Leadership and the skills making successful leaders, covering a wide range of approaches by established experts.
Developing Interpersonal Skills – connecting and bonding with people in business, and a range of skills to enhance communication, relationships, personal effectiveness and well-being.
Motivating and Influencing People – Exploring and applying methods to motivate and influence people to create a unity of direction, purpose and performance within business.
Making Decisions – Understanding and applying the processes of effective decision-making taking various relevant factors into account. Doing the right things in the right way at the right time.
Exploring Creativity and Problem Solving – Do problems pose a threat or are they an opportunity to improve? How to turn a problem into business opportunities.
Understanding and using Management Theories and models to manage successful businesses, with real life examples in diverse organisations.
Understanding Culture and Ethics and the positive role they can play in the business world today including diversity, cooperation, shared value and overcoming corruption.
Governance and Directorships – Structuring, directing and controlling a business professionally, including environmental, social and governance issues.
Strategic Human Resource Management and its central role in the overall strategy and performance of any organization, with people as a strategic pivotal resource.
Recruiting and CPD (Continuing Professional Development) – Getting the best people. Developing the best people. Keeping the best people.
Measuring and Rewarding Performance – Understanding and applying a range of approaches and tools for measuring and rewarding performance in different organisations.
Developing High Performance Teams – Explore methods of developing cohesion and teamwork that enhances business performance, team spirit and well-being.
Interpreting Business Accounts – understanding and applying the litmus tests of business health, based on its accounting and financial reports.
Tools of Financial Analysis – understanding and using financial analysis tools and techniques to keep a finger on the pulse of the business.
Managing Cash and Working Capital, the lifeblood of business, including ensuring healthy cash-flow, efficient management of inventories, accounts receivable and payable.
Exercises in Quantitative Techniques. How to understand and use key figures for successful business and financial management.