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Full-time Master's Priogramme 2015-16

Management for Business Excellence is an innovative MSc degree course designed for those who want to become leaders and managers of organisations. It is suitable for high achievers who want to be challenged in the way they think about business management and problems. The framework for the degree is the European Excellence Model that was created to help organisations develop towards achievement of sustainable excellence. The course will provide A detailed understanding of the philosophies, strategies, processes and techniques that enable change and the management of excellence in an organisation. You will develop key management skills, including robust decision-making, customer focused product and process development, asset and resource management, and improvement methods including six-sigma. The MBE course places significant emphasis on self-assessment and critical examination of one’s own performance in a safe learning environment. Students are encouraged to reflect on their learning journey through regular blogging. The MBE-specific modules use a teambased problem solving approach to learning to enable students to generate credible, practical solutions to real-world problems, thereby developing students’ critical autonomy and deep learning. Project The project should relate to the development of excellence within organisations, industries or sectors or the development of an individual’s capability that would support progress towards organisational excellence. Recent dissertation titles have included: ▪ Leading out of complacency: Transforming complacent organisations ▪ Total stakeholding: Leading stakeholder networks to sustainable success ▪ An investigation for improving a SMEs competitiveness: Managing environmental knowledge ▪ A framework for organizational learning application ▪ Mexican SMEs development through sustainable responsible innovation ▪ Supplier development practice in Indonesia ▪ Improving employee engagement through business excellence ▪ Developing a tool to audit organisational learning from six sigma projects MSc Management for Business Excellence (MBE) MSc Management for Business Excellence (MBE) Key facts Entry requirements: British Second Class Honours degree or overseas equivalent in a variety of disciplines including Business, Engineering, Science, Economics. Good level of numeracy required. Language requirement: (applies to non-native English speakers) IELTS: 6.5 PTE: 62 Study programme: 10 taught modules – assessed by: ▪ post module assignments (3 ,000 – 4,000 words each) ▪ in-module assessment (additional for some modules) Research project – assessed by: ▪ 20,000 word dissertation ▪ oral examination Core modules: x 8 ▪ Financial Analysis and Control Systems ▪ Knowledge-based Asset Management ▪ Robust Decision Making ▪ Creating Business Excellence ▪ Leadership and Excellence ▪ Process Improvement using Six Sigma ▪ Product Excellence using Six Sigma ▪ Organisations, People and Performance Elective modules: x 2 Two to be chosen from the full module list on pages 34-35 Applications: www.warwick.ac.uk/go/ wmgmasters/entry Contact: wmgmasters@warwick.ac.uk go.warwick.ac.uk/wmgmasters/courses/mbe 20


Full-time Master's Priogramme 2015-16
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