The MBA is aimed specifically at current and aspiring managers who wish to develop their career in healthcare, social care and third sector organisations. It provides you with the opportunity to gain the knowledge and skills required to progress to senior management and leadership roles. With a strong practitioner focus, personal and career development is an underlying theme running through this course.
The MBA draws from your current and past experience, encouraging you to constantly apply theory to practice. It aims to enhance your capabilities to think critically, deal with ambiguity and seek solutions to complex problems. You can develop the core knowledge of concepts and business models, with a strong understanding of processes and practices, in order to develop your leadership, financial and project management skills within the healthcare management sector.
As part of this degree, you will have the opportunity to investigate the way management practice relates to wider societal and intercultural issues. You will consider the need for responsible, ethical and culturally sensitive practices in today’s global economy and the challenges it may present. The course will explore the wider external consequences of decisions and actions taken within the organisation, in order to develop your responsible management practice and help you with career progression.