Thanks to our expertise and experience in education and effective teaching methods, we’ve developed an innovative approach for this course.
As well as learning key theories and concepts, you’ll learn in a practical way to enhance your understanding of this subject area. There’s a variety of hands-on activities where you can apply what you’ve learnt to solve commercial problems, including case studies, business simulations and skills workshops. We also draw on technology to help us to engage with students through gamification and augmented reality. This applied approach will help to improve your understanding and enhance your employability.
Our online learning platform will support you with your studies. It has all the digital resources you need when revising, including lecture slides, access e-books and online journals, as well as video recordings of teaching sessions. Your lecturers will also be on hand to offer one-to-one support with any topics you have difficulty with.
We use a mix of assessment methods. There’s exams, coursework, group work and presentations designed to test your understanding of key topics.
Operations Management simulation game – This exciting and challenging computer simulation game puts you in the role of an operations manager for a clothing manufacturing company. In stages you’ll take control of various parts of the business, including managing the production process, ordering stock, handling shipping, hiring and allocation of staff and bidding for contracts. In the final phase of the game, you’ll have control over all areas of operations and you’ll compete against other students to maximise the profitability of your company. Do you have what it takes your run a successful business?
Accounting for Non-Financial Managers business simulation – This team-based competitive business simulation allows you to practice the application of accounting concepts. You’ll also gain experience of interpreting and analysing financial information. The exercise includes tasks such as, assessing financial statements, preparing budget and applying financial concepts to support management decision-making. The winning team will be the one who has created the most value for their business.
People in World Organisations video pitch - As part of your assessment, you’ll work with a small group of fellow students to deliver a short video presentation. You’ll be pitching a plan to the director of a company with the aim of improving employee motivation. You need to identify the causes of this lack of engagement and enthusiasm in the workplace. Then building on different motivational framework you’re taught, you will develop an intervention plan to help the organisation.