Great management skills is the key to business administration. This programme is outlined to deliver deep theoretical and practical insights which develops the capability of individuals needed to administer a successful business. The course will provide a holistic and comprehensive approach of management methods via an assortment of business case studies and learning how to apply the knowledge in practical situations. Students will learn how to apply methodological research to corporate and administration issues and devise their ideas into solutions. Mixing great management methods with the the latest administrative solutions, students learn about volatile business environments and management challenges.
Student will gain an understanding of business management encompassing the study of private, public, non-profit organisations, SMEs and their operational practices, processes, and how they respond to business problems and challenges.
This module introduces students to the importance of international business operation and strategy. Topics covered include theories of international trade, ethical issues, corporate social responsibility, modes of entry, international human resource management and international marketing.
This course teaches students marketing decisions and management processes involved in developing export and international marketing operations. Areas covered include important emerging markets in the modern business world, export marketing mix, and management of the supply chain and logistics.
This course examines organisational and individual behaviours, structures and management practices in multinationals and in business situations involving cross-cultural interactions. This equips students with both analytical and practical skills in management of multinational firms with focus on cultural differences. This challenge is not unique to multinationals as many domestic firms also have multicultural environments (e.g., ethnically diverse employees and/or customers). Students are taught a variety of theories that relates to culture and behaviour, analytical frameworks that facilitates adaptation of managerial practices and organisational structures and focuses on practical application of the framework to shaping individual and organisation behaviours.
This subject will introduce students to key theories and issues in leadership and management helping them develop relevant skills. Focus on this course includes understanding the way organisations operate in their economic and social environments and long term sustainability. Using a range of materials including articles, case studies, videos and business simulations, students will engage in individual and group learning activities to develop knowledge of leadership and management honing skills in analysis, problem-solving, decision-making and written and verbal communication.
This modules introduces students to big data technologies, starting with MapReduce as a computational model and an execution framework. Students will work with big data tools like Pig, HIVE, Hbase and Spark learning how different tools in Hadoop stack fit into the overall picture of big data analytics.
This subject is about production and operation functions in a business. Students learn the important concepts which underpins the POM task within the broader context of business management. Contemporary topics cover global competition, quality management, customer service and JIT.
A Supply Chain (SC) is a network of business entities consisting of immediate suppliers, suppliers' suppliers, immediate customers and customers' customers. Supply chain management deals with the management of material, information and financial flow that cut across multiple business entities. The co-ordination and integration of these flows both within and across companies are critical to compete in today's market place. Students gain a broad understanding of the theory and concepts of Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
Students learn the principles and processes of small business and entrepreneurship. It is designed for individuals interested in starting new business ventures, acquiring existing businesses, or working in an entrepreneurship industry.
This subject provides an understanding of the ethical issues in organisations. Students will learn about practical issues in business, be introduced to a framework and guidelines for analysis and decision making, and enhance students’ ability in resolving problems based on ethical principles. The discussion of ethical issues are used as an avenue for further improvement in analytical and communication skills.
Students can progress in their career with a wide area of business professions such as Operations Manager, Junior Operations Manager, Consultant, Trainee Manager, Depot Manager, Practice Manager, Housing Officer, Learning and Development Adviser, Investment Banker, Sales Manager, Business Analyst and Graduate Teaching Assistant.
This specialisation is offered as an option as part of the Bachelor of Business (Hons) degree.
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