There’s a range of teaching methods used on the course. This will allow you to explore, test and apply strategy in a way that suits you and ensures you get the most out of your studies.
Lectures will teach you key strategic concepts and frameworks, providing you with a fundamental understanding of the topics. We welcome a series of guest speakers from industry throughout the course. These are either business leaders or specialists in strategic management. They will share their expertise and experiences, which will help to enhance your understanding of strategy in practise.
You’ll also have the chance to apply the techniques you’ve learnt through a variety of real-life case studies.
Through workshops and seminars, you’ll take part in class discussions and group work. This will enhance your communication, teamwork and management skills. These are key competences for your professional career.
We use a mix of assessment methods. There are exams, coursework, group work and presentations designed to test your understanding of key topics. Your lecturers will ensure you’re well-prepared for assignments and provide additional support you may need.
You will be taught by leading academics and practitioners who benefit from practical experience of strategy. It’s this mix of perspectives that our students find so valuable.
Formula 1 case study:
We take a detailed look at how rival teams have battled for Formula 1 supremacy. You’ll assessing the external environment for teams, analyse their strategic capabilities and identify the source of their competitive advantage, as they reached the top of the podium. Exciting, inspiring and fast-paced…and that’s just your studies.
We examine Globalisation and its effects on various aspects of modern life; from governance to culture, equality to sustainability. We also explore the role multinational enterprises play in each of these categories, before debating the pros and cons of globalisation.
You will examine a range of case studies in various modules. This will give you the chance to apply frameworks and techniques you’ve learnt to real-life situations.
We often use games to check and reinforce your understanding of taught material. Kahoot! lets you take part in a multiple-choice quiz from your own mobile, laptop or tablet device. You’ll compete against your fellow students to get to the top of the leader board. It’s a fantastic study tool and helps you to learn in a fun and engaging way.