This course will develop your critical awareness of project management approaches and change management in a global business environment, as well as within wider society
You’ll also develop your personal leadership skills in order to be a successful and responsible manager
You will be encouraged to participate in contemporary management debates whilst gaining a wider understanding of management functions and how they are related
You will have the option to complete a research project or a consultancy project
With an optional 30-week work placement and an expert teaching team to support you, you’ll be well prepared for work when you graduate.
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Project Management in Practice: The aim of this unit is to develop a critical awareness of project management knowledge, context and boundaries together with an understanding of the role and responsibilities of different stakeholders.
Projects in Society: Projects can be seen as being at the heart of the global economy, communities and wider society. They introduce change, both positive and negative. We will explore the challenges, controversies, opportunities and debates around managing projects in a global context.
Research & Change Management Skills: You will explore the theories and practices associated with research methods and change management, as appropriate to a variety of business, social and technical environments to ensure success and sustainability of project change programmes in business and society.
Accounting & Financial Management: You will develop the techniques and skills that are required to analyse and evaluate accounting and other forms of financial data for the purposes of performance evaluation, decision making and risk analysis.
Entrepreneurship, Innovation & Design: You will develop an effective entrepreneurial, innovative, and design thinking mindset. The implementation of design management principles, innovative culture and governance will be explored in a variety of business contexts. The unit will explore the nature of entrepreneurial knowledge and skills, attributes, competences, and behaviours.
Leadership Essentials: The unit aims to provide a critical understanding of leadership theory and practice through developing your personal leadership skills. You will develop greater self-awareness through reflexivity and working with teams, combined with a theoretical understanding including emotional intelligence, resilience and well-being.