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Future-proof your career development with The Loughborough MBA
Loughborough University has been a successful provider of Part-Time MBAs for over 25 years, supporting many people to add value to their organisations and progress their careers. Now the School of Business and Economics is launching two new MBAs to complement its existing AMBA-accredited Part-Time programme: the Full-Time Loughborough MBA and the International Sports Management MBA. All three are designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge to manage in today’s increasingly complex business environment and to step up to the challenges of tomorrow.
The cutting edge programmes aim to develop forward-looking leaders capable of addressing the real issues that organisations face and of generating solutions that benefit both their stakeholders and the wider community.
Embedded across all three MBAs is a focus on “real life” management and students get the chance to work with organisations to address real problems. Programme director Stuart West said: “The launch of two new MBAs this year to complement our successful Part-Time programme comes at a time when the world is facing both tremendous economic challenges and paradigm shifts in the way we do business. Loughborough aims to give its students the tools to manage in this vastly different world: the tools to manage scarcity to competitive advantage; to enable sustainable growth; to understand alternate forms of ownership and governance through social enterprise and mutuals.”
“We want our graduates to stand out from the crowd and be equipped to succeed in facing challenges of the future,” he added. “After all, why study the MBA that addresses yesterday’s problems when you can study one that addresses tomorrow’s?”
Of course, the Masters in Business Administration (MBA) has long been the programme of choice for successful working professionals with seeking to take their career to the next level. Research shows that an MBA qualification can boost salaries and help people advance to senior management positions. But the Loughborough MBA is designed to help students add lasting value to their organisations and to foster innovation and enterprise in the development of networks, products and services
The Full-Time Loughborough MBA is primarily aimed at students wishing to obtain a world-class MBA within one year. Like the Part-Time programme, the MBA develops core management skills with a practical, commercially-relevant focus.
While both programmes feature the Managing Innovation module, unique in the UK, which enables students to work alongside technologists in the commercialisation of new products and services, the Full-Time MBA goes further with a Managing Enterprise summer school. The experience represents a golden opportunity for students work with innovators to create a start-up of their own.
Also launching in 2012 is the International Sports Management MBA. Targeted at those seeking career development in today’s rapidly expanding global sports industry, this new MBA gives participants the chance to access expertise and insight from the UK’s No.1 university for sport. Designed to develop the sports leaders of tomorrow, the programme covers the fundamentals of business and management from a sports perspective with modules on governance and sports technology unique in the UK.
The launch of these two new MBAs comes in landmark year that has seen the School of Business and Economics achieve Top-10 rankings and EQUIS accreditation, and will see Loughborough University will take a prominent role in the London 2012 Games as the official preparation camp headquarters for Team GB.
For more information about our three MBAs visit www.lboro.ac.uk/mba or contact +44 (0)1509 228825.