Greece: Athinai (Athens), Thessaloniki (Salonika)
If you're looking for a successful career in management, want to develop your strategic knowledge and want formal recognition, the University of Derby MBA with CMI Chartered Manager status is for you. This MBA has been designed in consultation with regional and national employers, so it gives you the additional skills, knowledge and understanding to work effectively as a manager in the current and future business environment. It underpins your professional knowledge of business and management so far.
The University of Derby MBA is one of the few in the UK that has been designed in consultation with, and accredited by, the CMI (Chartered Management Institute). This means that on completion you will be awarded the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Leadership and Management, and, as long as you complete the Business Impact Report module, you can apply for the CMI Chartered Manager status. Chartered Manager is the highest status that can be achieved in the managerial profession.
The MBA course follows a progressive and structured framework that enables you to enhance and apply skills of critical and ethical evaluation and synthesis, strategy development and its implementation, enquiry based learning and independent judgment. You will develop a thorough understanding of the challenges of management and their implementation across core business areas. The emphasis is on integration of theory and practice, with core modules covering managing people, strategies, finance, marketing and operations.
You will understand how to improve business and management practice, both systematically and creatively, and will challenge pre-conceptions of both business and management. You will learn how to evaluate the need for change, and at the same time gain the skills to manage and lead these changes.
We will support you in the transition to master's level study so you will be able to become a vital part of any organisation, leading the business function within complex and unpredictable contexts. You will also benefit from the School's Academic Development Scheme, which will help you complete successfully this demanding programme and from guest speakers from industry and professional bodies, so you will be learning the latest industry issues and be able to apply theories and scenarios to real life.
* Year 1
- Developing skills for business leadership
- Improving financial performance
- Managing the dynamic organisation
- Strategy, competition and sustainability
- Corporate social responsibility
* Year 2
- Sustainable customer value
- Leading,managing & developing people
- Managing organisational information
- Change, challenge & strategic leadership
- Business impact study
School of Business Administration:
The School of Business Studies at Mediterranean College has been a pioneer in the field of business and management studies in Greek post-secondary education. Being a vibrant community of active researchers and acknowledged academicians, it offers a carefully selected array of university studies at both Bachelor and Master's levels, with the cooperation of Derbyshire Business School. It also provides a multitude of professionally oriented postgraduate programmes with the collaboration of the London Centre of Management and Edexcel.
The Business School at Mediterranean College aims at developing a creative and stimulating environment which allows our students to take advantage of all the benefits that accrue from the British higher educational system. The programmes of study we provide, along with a professionally oriented series of seminars, workshops and tutorials, offer our students a unique opportunity to develop a holistic understanding of business, fuelled by our unparalleled commitment towards academic excellence and continuous self-improvement.
Our current cooperation with a range of high profile British educational institutions, our supporting infrastructure, and the established quality policies and procedures that are certified from relevant respectful auditors, such as the BAC and QAA, comprise a reliable quality framework which ensures that our students receive the educational services they undoubtedly deserve.
Our active involvement in research with the collaboration of a network of widely acclaimed domestic and international organisations, as well as our constant emphasis on new and innovative business practices, enrich our understanding of the contemporary business reality, thus allowing us to effectively support our students in their career and to build long lasting relationships with our alumni.
The mission of the School of Business Studies at Mediterranean College is to offer dedicated support to its students, thus enabling them to fully grasp their academic and professional potential and to develop an array of personal qualities that will enhance their effort to fulfill their lives and to serve society.
Our goals are:
- To offer high quality education in both undergraduate and postgraduate level in an environment that facilitates academic, professional and personal development.
- To attend the welfare and progress of our students and to offer them all the necessary academic support.
- To offer updated programmes of studies which facilitate our students' development in terms of both "hard and soft skills", which address the needs of the Greek economy considering its position in the integrated European and global business environment.
- To stimulate our students' interest and awareness in national and international issues relevant to economic development and social welfare.
- To prepare effectively the future executives that will manage the domestic and multinational organizations in Greece and internationally.
Mediterranean College entered its fourth decade remaining firmly committed to the proud tradition of bringing the best of higher education in Greece through its collaboration with major foreign universities. Being a private college of primarily - professional studies, Mediterranean College offers challenging undergraduate and postgraduate academic programmes and is committed to life-long learning by providing students with the opportunity to attending a wide range of courses. As a teaching-oriented institution of higher learning, the College emphasises on the provision of high standard teaching services and multiple opportunities for personal and professional growth. Along with the investment in its resources in accordance with the students needs and the pursuit of academic excellence, the College also makes strong efforts in facilitating the needs of its local communities as well as those of the country itself, by initiating projects designed to develop links between its Schools and the local communities, as well as by organising cultural events in or outside the college boundaries. In accordance with the philosophy upheld by Mediterranean College, a high quality academic experience should provide its students with contemporary and innovative academic programmes, that encourage students personal development, lead to powerful academic titles, endorse life-long learning and provide them with the necessary qualifications corresponding to the needs of a constantly changing world.