University : Nominated for Business School of the year for 3 consecutive years (CABS, CIPS, CIPD, GTCS, FCA)
Mode of study : Blended Learning Weekend workshops in the UAE
1 Oct 2017
About the Programme
The Northampton Business School Master of Business Administration (with CIPS accreditation) is an internationally recognised postgraduate qualification in management that is designed to offer in-depth knowledge of all critical business areas and functions.
The MBA (with CIPS accreditation) is fully accredited by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply (CIPS) permitting students upon successful completion to apply for Chartered Procurement and Supply Professional Status which is internationally recognised as the Advanced Professional level for procurement and supply chain.
Those with Chartered Status will be recognised as leaders in the profession and will be much sought after individuals as it becomes more commonly required as a pre-requisite to progression within the Logistics, Procurement and Supply chain sectors.
University of Northampton Vice Chancellor Professor Nick Petford, said: “This rating by the Government is confirmation that the University of Northampton is one of the finest teaching institutions in the UK, offering our students an experience that many promise but few can deliver. Our staff and the students who have studied with us – both in the UK and overseas – can take pride today in this outstanding achievement. We may be one of the youngest universities in the UK – but are officially one of the best.
A stimulating and intellectually demanding management development programme
Enhance the ability to apply knowledge,skills and analytical tools for effective work performance
To identify your sustainable personal learning and development needs beyond the provision of the programme
The Northampton MBA with CIPS accreditation is designed for leading professionals who aim at dominating an ever-changing global business field.
Students will be able to apply for Chartered Procurement and Supply Professional Status and be recognised as leaders in their professions.
Applicants will normally be expected to hold a first or second class honours degree from a British university or equivalent and must always have a minimum of 2 years relevant management experience.
Relevant management experience will normally include holding a formal managerial position which involves managing people, processes and resources.
During the application process you will be asked to provide evidence of the number of staff managed, your budget level responsibilities and other resources you have coordinated.
You will be asked to provide job descriptions and other relevant information to support your application.
Exceptionally, students may be admitted without degree qualifications so long as they have evidence of at least five years’ experience of management using the criteria above.
Obtaining an MBA (with CIPS accreditation) at the University of Northampton will support your career progression by developing your critical thinking and research skills which will enhance your business knowledge and understanding.
The MBA will teach you the theory of effective management practice and equip you with essential skills, confidence and competence to succeed and progress in your chosen industry. MBA graduates are found in senior management positions in all industries.