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MSc in Management for Future Leaders | progression from apprenticeship

At a glance

Subject area(s)
Business & Management
Attendance
Part-time
Fee
£4,950
Course length
Up to approximately 8 months
Suitable for
Employees whose seniors recognise their high potential; recent graduates who have been awarded the Postgraduate Diploma in Management for Future Leaders

Overview

The programme is tailored to expand individuals’ management capabilities through additional modules. This enables them to achieve their Henley MSc Management for Future Leaders.

Key benefits

There are five modules in the final stage of this programme. Two of these are compulsory:

Compulsory modules Credits

Learners will develop an awareness of contemporary global trends and developments and gain a critical insight into their implications on current and future business scenarios. Students learn to identify potential challenges and prospects for business and society relevant to their context and propose suitable solutions.

Students gain an appreciation of the complex and dynamic nature of global business developments faced; the variety of factors influencing the choices and compromises that have to be made in international businesses, and the implications of those for the future viability and effectiveness of the organisations concerned.

The module covers various aspects of the global business environment including:

  • Geopolitics
  • Trade and investment
  • Global value chains
  • Advanced technologies
  • Climate change.

Looking at their impact upon business operations and strategy.

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Professor Elena Beleska-Spasova
15 [7.5 ECTS credits]

The Final Management Project (FMP) is a major project. Here the learners have the opportunity to demonstrate practical business research skills in identifying a significant organisational issue, problem or gap in management knowledge, design an appropriate data collection and analysis process and present supported recommendations for practice or contribution to knowledge.

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Dr. Filipe Morais
30 [15 ECTS credits]

The remaining three modules are chosen from a range of electives, which may include:

Optional modules Credits

This module enables participants to critically evaluate the potential impact of sustainability on a sector, consider the implications, and propose changes to enhance sustainability.

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The Managing Risks elective examines risk as higher order preparedness in judgements for managing uncertainties, handling crisis and enabling sustainability. In doing so, it provides theoretical and practical insights towards enhancing skills and capabilities for managerial planning and execution of risks through problematic situations or innovative change.

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Dr. Nadeem Khan

The aim of this module is to explore the role of leadership and frontiers in leadership practice in a pervasive digital environment. The module builds awareness of key digital technologies and discusses their impact on managerial practices, processes and strategies.

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10 [5 ECTS credits]

The module considers fundamentals underlying contemporary marketing, focusing both on theories and practices of marketing. The module focuses on marketing at a strategic level.

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Professor Adrian Palmer
10 [5 ECTS credits]

The Managing Projects elective enables learners to:

  • Identify the characteristics of projects and the implications for their management
  • Describe and evaluate different project methodologies
  • Analyse their organisation’s approach to project management, including managing multiple projects
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Nigel Spinks
10 [5 ECTS credits]

This module enables the learner to:

  • Identify the characteristics of service operations and the implications for service delivery
  • Select and apply appropriate tools and techniques to design, manage and improve service processes
  • Evaluate their own and their organisation’s design and management of service delivery
  • Formulate appropriate approaches to improving service delivery.
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Nigel Spinks
10 [5 ECTS credits]

*The module or course content descriptions set out on this page are correct for those being taught in the current academic year. Modules or course content marked as optional are indicative and may be subject to change. Please note, constraints in timetable scheduling may mean you are unable to take some optional modules at the same time as others.

Dr Filipe Morais’s research interests range from corporate governance – including all aspects relating to boards of directors – to strategic and change management. His experience and ties to industry make his research academically sound, highly relevant and impactful.

Read more about Filipe

To join this programme, individuals will need to have successfully completed the following:

  • Postgraduate Diploma in Management for Future Leaders. This assessment follows the apprenticeship. Our academic panel assesses the work-based projects and assignments completed as part of the programme. We award the Postgraduate Diploma if these assignments meet our academic standards. After earning this qualification, learners can then complete the MSc Management for Future Leaders.

Joining the MSc Management for Future Leaders requires further study and an additional fee of £4,950.

Location

For clients wishing to run a closed cohort, we have the flexibility to deliver the programme at locations nationwide. If you do not wish to use your organisation's facilities, we are happy to arrange an alternative teaching venue that may be more convenient for your staff.

Open cohorts are also delivered at venues across the country. The first and last workshops are typically taught at our Greenlands campus near Henley-on-Thames. Set in sweeping parkland on the banks of the River Thames, this beautiful campus provides an inspiring and reflective environment for focused work and study.

Facilities

Through the Henley Business School Library and the virtual learning environment, learners can access a multitude of resources including books, journals, market research reports, dissertations, working papers and company information.

Find out more about our facilities and how to find us

Why choose Henley?

For 75 years, Henley Business School has developed confident and resilient business leaders. Find out more about our approach to working with you

Contact us

This programme follows on from the Senior Leader Apprenticeship | Future Leaders and Postgraduate Diploma in Management for Future Leaders.

If you have any questions or would like to learn more about our apprenticeship programmes, please contact:

Email: apprenticeships@henley.ac.uk
Telephone: 0118 378 4030

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