Master of Arts (MA) in Management Science

Best 14 MA Programs in Management Science 2017

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Master in Management

Wake Forest University - School of Business
Campus Full time 10  July 2017 USA Winston-Salem

Our 10-month Master of Arts (MA) in Management program is designed specifically for recent liberal arts, sciences and engineering graduates who want to excel personally and professionally in today’s marketplace. [+]

Masters of Arts in Management Science. Gain a Competitive Edge Our 10-month Master of Arts (MA) in Management program is designed specifically for recent liberal arts, sciences and engineering graduates who want to excel personally and professionally in today’s marketplace. As one of the most innovative programs in graduate business education, the MA program builds on the skills and knowledge gained in your undergraduate studies preparing you for a broad range of fields and careers. Highlights include: A hands-on learning environment with small classes and a 10:1 student: faculty ratio Opportunities to gain real-world experience through team-based consulting projects Personalized career direction and coaching from staff, faculty and professional connections Speaker series and networking opportunities that connect you with innovators and industry thought-leaders The MA Program starts in July with a five-week module to prepare you for graduate-level business courses. The fall and spring semesters are divided into four modules where you’ll build a foundation in finance, marketing, operations, business analytics, accounting, economics, information technology, ethics, organizational behavior and leadership. ... [-]

MA Media Management

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  United Kingdom London

Media professionals and media firms are united in their need to acquire the commercial, strategic and managerial skills to prosper in an industry undergoing constant fundamental change. This course is designed to address these needs, developing entrepreneurial leaders equipped to deal with the complex and novel challenges presented by new technologies, consumer behaviour, and evolving business models. [+]

Media professionals and media firms are united in their need to acquire the commercial, strategic and managerial skills to prosper in an industry undergoing constant fundamental change. This course is designed to address these needs, developing entrepreneurial leaders equipped to deal with the complex and novel challenges presented by new technologies, consumer behaviour, and evolving business models. The course will enable you to identify and analyse strategic and operational problems and opportunities, understand, quantify and access national and international media markets, and use foresight and planning techniques to understand and respond to change. As well as being able to manage complex media projects, you will also have the skills to engage in strategic direction setting, deploy business-planning skills, and excel in leadership and implementation. The course is delivered by academic staff with lengthy experience of advising and managing media organisations. Teaching methods are based around practical problems and include in-class exercises and individuals and group projects and assessment. Assignments will enable you to develop and apply your skills in creative project development and business planning. Course content The course provides a rounded suite of managerial and commercial skills, rooted in a critical understanding of today's media and content industries, building on our role as a leader in UK media research. Practice-based assignments, such as the integrating business-planning project, play an essential role in enabling you to apply ideas and learning in a creative fashion. The course consists of eight credit-bearing modules and an additional key skills module which includes the use of quantitative methods and software tools. Core modules DISSERTATION The course culminates with a major research-based project. You will take a research and methods course designed to introduce you to the key tools for collecting and analysing evidence. Group work in Semester One orients you towards identifying and refining your individual research topic, which must be specific to the Media Management MA. Topics must be related to the strategic and commercial challenges faced by media businesses. You will be encouraged to focus your research upon the challenges and opportunities confronting a specific media firm or group of media organisations. MEDIA MANAGEMENT: STRATEGY, CONTEXT AND TOOLS This module provides an overview of the course and the strategic and operational disciplines required for modern media executives. It also introduces you to a number of conceptual tools that you will use throughout the course. The module analyses key drivers for change within media industries and the context for managerial decision-making. You will also acquire important skills in report-writing and professional presentation techniques. MEDIA MARKETS This module will introduce you to the economics of the media and content industries, including broadcasting, print, film, recorded music and interactive forms. You will examine the revenue and cost structures of these industries, and the economics of the key processes of production, distribution and consumption. The module provides tools enabling decision-making based on market data. MEDIA OPERATIONS AND ORGANISATION The module addresses the fundamental challenges involved in organising and managing the operation of media companies. It examines the degree to which it is possible to apply conventional management techniques for achieving efficiency and quality in the creative and editorial processes of media organisations. In particular the module focuses on how digitisation and convergence are changing the methods of managing those processes. RESPONDING TO A CHANGING MEDIA ENVIRONMENT You will acquire the skills and knowledge to transform the information and insight gained through analysis into strategic recommendations and proposals for commercial initiatives. The module introduces a range of theoretical and practical tools and techniques enabling your to formulate solutions to problems and apply them in a practical and realistic fashion. The module explores structured innovation techniques, the marketing and branding of media products and services, as well as business planning. STRATEGY IMPLEMENTATION IN THE MEDIA FIRM The module addresses the key challenges facing media organisations as they attempt to manage a period of unprecedented, radical change. The course builds on the work done in Media Management and Strategy and Media Operations and Organisation to address the practical questions of how to implement changes to the way media organisations and media professionals actually work. THE INTERNATIONAL MEDIA FIRM IN TRANSITION How have media firms around the world dealt with the task of synthesising commercial and strategic solutions to the challenges they face? This module examines the ways in which private and public media organisations are changing. It will highlight key topical issues such as the challenge of piracy and file sharing, the switch to on-demand, and the impact of globalisation. The module combines methods derived from foresight studies with the your own directed research to engage with concrete problems facing international media organisations. Course-specific entry requirements You will typically have a good Honours degree (Upper Second Class or equivalent) in a relevant discipline, and significant relevant professional experience. You will generally be expected to have at least a year's experience of working in an editorial, creative or business function. If English is not your first language, you should have an IELTS score of 6.5 with 6.0 in each element. Associated careers Graduates of the course are working in mid-level and senior positions in analysis and consultancy, business development, content distribution, and creative team leadership. They occupy managerial roles within media organisations, project management, regulation and policy, and strategy analysis. Graduates from the Media Management MA have found roles in a wide variety of media organisations including: CCTV, Hunan Television, State Administration of Radio Film and Television (China), the BBC, eBay, Screen Digest (UK) Deutsche Telekom (Germany) NTV (Russia) MBC (South Korea) NDTV, Hindustan Times (India) Welhoo (Finland) and Globo TV (Brazil). Success in their Masters has allowed many to move into more senior roles within the businesses they have been working in, to transfer to new sectors of the media, or set up their own businesses. [-]

Master of Arts in Management

University of Redlands
Campus Full time 16  September 2017 USA Redlands

Managers and future managers need highly developed skills and the confidence to lead, to launch and sustain successful careers. The Master of Arts in Management program emphasizes the leadership and communication skills required of effective managers. This 16-month program is especially valuable for professionals who have been promoted from a technical or tactical position and need to learn how to develop, inspire and lead... [+]

Masters of Arts in Management Science. Master of Arts in Management Managers and future managers need highly developed skills and the confidence to lead, to launch and sustain successful careers. The Master of Arts in Management program emphasizes the leadership and communication skills required of effective managers. This 16-month program is especially valuable for professionals who have been promoted from a technical or tactical position and need to learn how to develop, inspire and lead with authority, as well as for experienced managers who wish to deepen their knowledge of the human side of management. Students examine and develop their managerial and leadership skills through coursework and a self-directed learning plan. They select an organization (usually their workplace) in which to apply their new knowledge throughout their study and receive continuous feedback from University of Redlands faculty and their peers. This continuous, supportive environment is a great way to grow as a professional and the collective feedback from multiple perspectives enhances the experience of what it is really like to be part of a business enterprise. Students in the MA in Management program emerge as confident leaders and compelling speakers. Through-out the program, students must demonstrate their ability to understand and analyze management and organizational challenges. Based on their analyses, students create possible solutions and evaluate the appropriateness of their recommendations. They analyze their experiences from each course and integrate their insights into a comprehensive final presentation which often serves as a proposal for change in their workplace. At the conclusion of the program, students reassess their managerial strengths and weaknesses and compare these results to initial assessments done when they entered the program. They reflect on their evolution as managers and develop new plans for continued personal growth and development. Requirements The School of Business considers all aspects of your professional and educational background when reviewing your application for graduate studies. In addition to the required information on your application, we welcome supplemental material such as GMAT or other test scores, life and work experiences, and interviews and recommendations. Admission to the University as a degree candidate is granted only after all admissions materials have been received and all minimum standards have been met. A complete graduate application file will include: A completed, signed application, including essay Official transcript(s) for each institution from which you earned a degree Current resume [-]

MA Management

University of Westminster, Westminster Business School
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom London + 1 more

This course is designed to develop the general management skills you need in the rapidly changing economic environment. As well as giving you the underpinning knowledge and understanding required to operate effectively in a managerial role, the course will develop your analysis, problem-solving and proactive-thinking skills. As the course progresses, the emphasis evolves from operational to a strategic approach. [+]

This course is designed to develop the general management skills you need in the rapidly changing economic environment. As well as giving you the underpinning knowledge and understanding required to operate effectively in a managerial role, the course will develop your analysis, problem-solving and proactive-thinking skills. As the course progresses, the emphasis evolves from operational to a strategic approach. Studying the Management MA will give you opportunities to gain immediately applicable skills and managerial awareness; whilst learning about other organisations’ processes and practices from peers and case study analysis. Course content Students are supported via the Virtual Learning Environment accessing their modules on the Blackboard site and availing of current journals and e-books as well as podcasts and other supporting resources. Onsite students can make appointments with librarians for specific search support or attend speaker’s evenings or study skills ribbon workshops. Each student has a personal tutor and we also provide additional support for dyslexic and disabled students. Students who successfully complete this Master's degree are eligible for membership of the corporate body, the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). A highlight for many students is the residential weekend organised as part of this course – a weekend away combining presentations and workshops with great opportunities to network and get to know your fellow students. Additional networking events with management professionals are also organised throughout your course. Students on this course benefit from free access to part of the material on the course reading list. Course-specific entry requirements Applicants should normally hold a first degree from a recognised institution (minimum Lower Second Class Honours or international equivalent) and demonstrate interest and motivation in the subject area. Alternative professional qualifications with at least three years' relevant professional experience will also be considered. Directly relevant degree disciplines include business studies, economics, geography, management, and operation research. However students with qualifications in other disciplines such as engineering, environmental sciences, the humanities and languages are also encouraged to apply. If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5, with a minimum score of 6 in each element. Associated careers Our graduates occupy a variety of roles in both multinational organisations and small and medium-size enterprises. When you graduate you will be equipped to pursue a career in specialist areas of business, including financial services, operations, human resources, sales and marketing. Some of our graduates are employed in companies such as Accenture, Procter & Gamble and Unilever as well as the NHS and local councils. Internships All full-time postgraduate Westminster Business School students have the opportunity to apply for an eight week part-time, unpaid internship with local organisations, so as to further enhance their academic experience. The internship counts as one 10 credit module (the PG/MBA Internship Programme Reflective Practitioner Module) and can be taken in addition to core and option modules. Our internships take place during the summer and are in various fields including marketing, project management, retail, marketing communications, finance, HR and the charity sector. In order to apply, students must complete an application form (along with a copy of their updated CV) and submit this to the Business Experience Team (BET). Subsequently we then shortlist from the applications received and conduct group meetings with the students, which provides them with an opportunity to understand more about the internship programme and for the BET to better understand their internship aspirations. Ultimately it is up to our internship employers to decide whether they would like to interview the candidate(s) and offer him/her an internship. We have received very positive feedback from both our postgraduate students and employers and expect that the Internship Programme will continue to remain popular amongst our students. [-]

MA Events and Experience Management

Goldsmiths, University of London
Campus Full time August 2017 United Kingdom London

The MA in Events and Experience Management at Goldsmiths is rare in its close linkage with the creative and cultural industries, and offering modules across three departments. This approach will allow anyone wishing to pursue a career in the cultural and creative industries to gain valuable and cutting edge experience and knowledge. [+]

Masters of Arts in Management Science. Events managers of the future need to be versatile and confident, managing a wide array of events in innovative ways. This degree equips you to take your place in the events industry, leading the way in events and experience management for the fast-paced creative and cultural industries. From immersive theatre performances to pop-up gigs, there is an increasing demand for events management skills and knowledge to bring these projects to life. The MA in Events and Experience Management at Goldsmiths is a truly unique course that will focus on creative and cultural industry events experiences. Combining theoretical knowledge and practical experience this degree is specifically aimed at enabling you to run creative events in this constantly changing environment. The MA in Events and Experience Management at Goldsmiths is rare in its close linkage with the creative and cultural industries, and offering modules across three departments. This approach will allow anyone wishing to pursue a career in the cultural and creative industries to gain valuable and cutting edge experience and knowledge. You’ll benefit from close connections to the events industry throughout your time at Goldsmiths, from opportunities for practical work experience to learning from the experiences and insight of our guest speakers. Practical experience built into the content of the course allows you to apply your theoretical and strategic knowledge to real events, honing your planning, organisation and marketing skills. You’ll work with an arts organisation or events manager to put on an event that meets their needs and there will also be opportunities to support the running of festivals like Bestival at Goldsmiths. Skills & careers As a graduate from this degree you will be perfectly placed to enter the events industry as an events manager, particularly in the exciting creative and cultural sectors. This could include: Working in an events role for a company or organisation Putting on your own events as part of marketing and branding your company Running events to promote and support your artistic practice Entry requirements You should have (or expect to be awarded) an undergraduate degree of at least upper second class standard. You might also be considered for some programmes if you aren’t a graduate or your degree is in an unrelated field, but have relevant experience and can show that you have the ability to work at postgraduate level. Equivalent qualifications We accept a wide range of international qualifications. Find out more about the qualifications we accept from around the world. English language requirements If English isn’t your first language, you’ll need to meet our English language requirements to study with us. For this programme we require: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 6.5 in the written test and no individual test lower than 6.0) If you need assistance with your English language, we offer a range of courses that can help prepare you for postgraduate-level study. [-]

MA Music Business Management

University of Westminster - Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  United Kingdom London

This course is recognised highly in music business management education and will prepare you to become one of the next generation of music industry leaders and entrepreneurs. All teaching staff on the course are currently working in the music industry, and every week there are a number of high-level industry guests. You will need to be a self-motivated and open-minded student, as this is an intense course... [+]

This course is recognised highly in music business management education and will prepare you to become one of the next generation of music industry leaders and entrepreneurs. All teaching staff on the course are currently working in the music industry, and every week there are a number of high-level industry guests. You will need to be a self-motivated and open-minded student, as this is an intense course, but one which can help you to progress your career across a wide range of music business disciplines. Course content Working with music industry leaders and organisations, the course has developed a unique curriculum. You will be able to combine a strong underpinning of key business skills (finance, leadership, organisational management, marketing and entrepreneurialism), with essential music industry management knowledge (strategic innovation and technology, intellectual property and copyright, and a focus on the live industry and digital content exploitation). Teaching is mainly through lectures In each module there is a minimum of two assignments. The final project is a report of a minimum of 12,000 words. Core modules A&R MUSIC DEVELOPMENT This module will critically explore this primary relationship within the music industry that of artist and repertoire development, commonly referred to as A&R. The A&R department of any music company is where the process of music creativity and production start; it is the research and development department. The Understanding of how a musical product weather it be a production duo, a solo artist and rock band or any of form of musical production will at some point be part of an A&R process even if that is a process of self evaluation and critical reflection. This module seeks to critically evaluate the evolution of A&R within the music industry by examining contemporary artist case studies within each session from both a local domestic and international music industry perspective. You will be expected to contribute and practice your contemporary musical knowledge in each session and develop an A&R strategy for act you have identified as having commercial or cultural significance. ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND FINANCE FOR CREATIVE INDUSTRIES This module is concerned with the critical evaluation of entrepreneurial business structures and finance in the creative industries. Entrepreneurial business and finance for creative industries increasingly has a significant effect on the development and promotion of new talent and is particularly relevant to students from both a creative and entrepreneurial background. This module is designed to provide you with a solid introduction to media economics, financial management and entrepreneurship in the creative industries. It will equip you with the tools to analyse financial documents and analyse business finances. It will provide insights into traditional accounting practices, as well as providing you with the knowledge to produce industry standard business and marketing plans based on industry financial practices. It will examine entrepreneurial issues facing creative industry firms and small businesses and will provide an overview of the activities required in starting and managing a business. MUSIC INDUSTRY STRUCTURE, ROLES AND DEVELOPMENT This module aims to equip you with a systematic understanding of the relevant knowledge of music industry organisations and their labour relations with an emphasis on preparing you for work within the wider music industry. It will contextualise organisational structures and working relationships within the music industry and critically evaluate the development of current issues in business and management theory and practice informed by leading research and professional practice. You will be involved in critically mapping creative networks and the interplay of wider media and creative industries in the development of leadership roles as they apply in both theory and practice in the music business. You will also examine the different roles and skill sets at work in the wider music industry. This module will be industry facing and supported by theoretical study alongside guided independent study (GIS) in which you will learn to evaluate and explore your own skill sets in order to develop an understanding of career development within the music industry and wider creative industries. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY AND COPYRIGHT MANAGEMENT Intellectual Property (IP) and copyright are central to the music industry, where successful management of a firm's IP and copyrights can provide a powerful competitive advantage. IP and copyright can cover works as diverse as songs, master recordings, videos, knowledge, ideas and more. You will gain a firm understanding of the various dimensions of IP and copyright, and the tools and strategies to identify, protect and manage them. You will also explore the international perspective of ownership issues, contracts, licensing and the commercialising of IP, including business and legal issues, domestic and international copyright law, and music industry agreements. LIVE MUSIC MANAGEMENT The module will critically examine the development of the internal live music market, which is now the largest source of revenue in the commercial music market. This module will critically evaluate the historical development of the live music sector from the perspective of the key stakeholders, from artist and bands to record companies and live agents. MUSIC BUSINESS MANAGEMENT PROJECT The Music Business Management Project is recognised by graduates as one of the most rewarding and empowering experiences of the course. You will be supervised by a member of the University faculty, and possibly supported by a music industry representative, to carry out research in an area agreed between yourself and the module leaders and/ or industry professional. The subject must address current music business issues and concerns and should incorporate relevant music business theories, academic research design and critical analysis. The Project builds on the skills and experience you have gained in previous modules, and gives you the opportunity to apply programme knowledge to a major project, adding to the body of professional practice and theoretical literature. MUSIC MARKETING MANAGEMENT Marketing and promotion is essential to the music industry; it sells tickets, recorded music services and products and is a fundamental tool for developing talent. Through this module you will explore a variety of perspectives on marketing management issues including the challenges of developing the artist and their music, identifying potential consumers and fans and marketing and promoting music-related services and products through various media channels including social media. You will focus on expanding an understanding of how music marketing and promotion fits into the contemporary music industry through studying both "best practice" and the concepts and theories inform how industry professional operate. Course-specific entry requirements Applications are considered on the basis of either a combination of formal qualifications and experience, or significant industry experience. Applicants should be able to demonstrate experience working in the music industry, an aptitude for music business management and an enthusiasm for learning more about music and related industries. Applicants with formal qualifications should have a minimum of an Upper Second Class undergraduate degree. If English is your second language you should have an IELTS score of at least 6.5 with 6.5 in each element. Associated careers Graduates have gone on to work in a wide variety of creative industries, from mobile marketing through to the Arts Council. Many of our graduates are working in the music industry, with companies such as Universal Music Group, iTunes and Spotify. Our international students are working around the globe in music companies, including EMI Holland and PIAS European office, and MTV Brazil. [-]

Education (Leadership and Management) – Part Time MA

Middlesex University Mauritius
Campus Part time October 2017 Mauritius Vacoas

The MA Education (Leadership and Management) program is for those professionals employed in educational or training organisations, contributing to the educational or training process. This is a flexible, integrated course for educational professionals to focus their enquiry, research and scholarship activity on developing more effective practice and raising achievement in their particular area. You will graduate as a specialist in Education. [+]

Masters of Arts in Management Science. The MA Education (Leadership and Management) program is for those professionals employed in educational or training organisations, contributing to the educational or training process. This is a flexible, integrated course for educational professionals to focus their enquiry, research and scholarship activity on developing more effective practice and raising achievement in their particular area. You will graduate as a specialist in Education. All participants will be enrolled on the MA course but may choose to opt out at the Postgraduate Certificate or Postgraduate Diploma stage. Study is undertaken at Masters (Level 7) throughout. The course is designed so that assignments can be built into the working practice, and to maximise impact on standards of teaching, leadership and management in education. All modules are based upon gaining knowledge of best practice through research and literature, implementing this and researching the effect or impact. Participants are encouraged to focus assignments on identified institutional and personal needs and to use practitioner action enquiry and reflective practice as a learning model. Modules The MA Education (Leadership and Management) entails:- Year 1 - Developing Effective Teaching and Learning Year 2 - Developing Effective Leadership and Management in Education Year 3 - Dissertation Each module is studied for a year, and if successful, the participant will progress to the next module; with the last being a compulsory Dissertation. As the programme is at postgraduate level, the expectation is that participants will work independently and take responsibility for their own progress on studies. Careers The course is designed to enable participants to enhance their career development. Many participants gain promotions.Others use evidence collected from the assignments as evidence for enhanced practice when applying for new posts. Participants report a close connection between what they have studied and how their practice has improved. The MA Education is not a route into teaching and does not award Qualified Teacher Status (QTS) in Mauritius or UK. [-]

Master of Arts in Management at Seattle Pacific University

American Consortium of Universities (Interlink)
Online & Campus Combined Full time September 2017 USA Seattle

The one-year MAM-SSM program will help you become a confident and polished professional ready for rewarding jobs. It will prepare you to tackle meaningful problems, and help people and organizations flourish. [+]

The one-year MAM-SSM program will help you become a confident and polished professional ready for rewarding jobs. It will prepare you to tackle meaningful problems, and help people and organizations flourish. Through the MAM-SSM program, you will gain: Job-relevant applied business knowledge and skills Faith-based perspectives on social responsibility and stewardship Study abroad and internship experiences Meaningful relationships with leaders Professional development and placement opportunities Prior business coursework is not required for admission. If you have a liberal arts, science, or engineering degree, the program will be your bridge into professional roles in business, social purpose, and not-for-profit organizations. If you have a business degree, the program will be your pathway into deeper insights about the purpose and practice of business and its role in serving others, and applying your knowledge in the real world. Prior work experience is not required. If you have no experience, the program can jump-start your career. If you have experience, but have been doing work that doesn’t match your potential or the impact you want, it can reboot your career. For example: A French major with a year of nanny work joined the Class of 2012 and has become an HR/staffing specialist in a global online retailer. A political science major with no experience joined the Class of 2013 and has become a quickly rising IT consultant. A psychology major with no experience joined the Class of 2014 and has become a business analyst for a specialized manufacturer serving the aerospace industry. A Total Package The program is a “total package” rooted in our faith-based vision for business and emphasis on developing professionals who pursue purposeful business activities with integrity. It will prepare you for impact and vocation through: Real-world, applied learning Professional development activities Study abroad Internship Close-knit community and teamwork High-touch coaching Meaningful relationships with organizational leaders A Unique Experience The MAM-SSM program is like work and less like school, with: Relevant, hands-on learning in real-world, high-visibility, high-impact projects and internships Fast-paced, integrated, and blended learning with one-year, interdisciplinary, classroom, online, and on-the-job learning Professional development and placement including coaching, building your personal brand, and developing interviewing skills Community and connections through close-knit community; meaningful relationships with “c-suite” (top-level) and other leaders in business, not-for-profit, and social-purpose organizations High-touch mentoring and coaching, with faculty and organizational leaders Seattle as a beautiful, exciting, gateway city; a center of technology, global health, social enterprise, and trade Study abroad in China and India, where you engage with organizational leaders in these major emerging economies, visiting world heritage and other cultural sites High-Value Outcomes You’ll be ready to tackle meaningful problems so people and organizations will flourish, through: Knowledge — Fundamentals of business and sustaining enterprises in a global economy People skills — Leadership, teamwork, interpersonal relationships Communication skills — Listening, presenting, writing, negotiating, interviewing Analysis skills — Business research, quantitative and qualitative analysis Problem-solving skills — Tackling meaningful, challenging, complex, real-world problems Management skills — Teams, project management, managing change Perspective — Ethics, integrity, human flourishing, stewardship and sustainability, Christian worldview, global contexts Professionalism — Confidence, poise and polish, readiness for meaningful jobs Connections — Lifelong, meaningful relationships with students, faculty, alumni, business, social enterprise, and not-for-profit leaders Job and career placement — Meaningful, rewarding, above-entry-level jobs; clarified vocational direction; accelerated trajectory Transformational growth Impact Admission Admission to the MAM-SSM program is selective and depends on the recommendation of the faculty and approval from the associate dean for graduate studies in the School of Business, Government, and Economics. Phone interviews are held with candidates who pass the initial screening of application materials. If you pass the interview, you are either admitted or placed on a reserve list. Admission to the cohort occurs in rounds and remains open until classes begin, depending on space available. Early Action applications are due by January 15. [-]

MA in Communication Management

The George Washington University - Columbian College of Arts & Sciences
Campus Full time September 2017 USA Washington

The Communication Program in the Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication now offers a Master of Arts in Communication Management. [+]

Masters of Arts in Management Science. The Communication Program in the Department of Organizational Sciences and Communication now offers a Master of Arts in Communication Management. GW's MA in Communication Management explores systematic planning, implementing, monitoring and revising of communication messages and processes (including technology and networks) within and across organizations. The program is designed to meet the needs of a diverse pool of students with varying career aspirations in this growing field, and is the only degree of its kind in the Washington, D.C., metro area. Students develop their problem-solving, strategic decision-making and written and oral advocacy skills throughout the course of the interdisciplinary program. Graduates are well-equipped to excel at communication management objectives, such as: more effective leadership; better flow of essential communications; higher employee satisfaction; stronger brand recognition and increased profits. The MA program also prepares students planning to continue to doctoral programs in communication and related disciplines, such as international affairs, organizational sciences and public health. Current GW undergraduate students may be eligible for a 10% tuition discount and have the requirement for providing GRE scores waived. GW’s location in the heart of D.C. provides students with unique access to a wealth of government and media agencies, consulting firms and other notable organizations that enhance the graduate studies experience. Admission Requirements Students applying for degree candidacy must meet the entrance requirements of GW's Columbian College of Arts and Sciences. A bachelor's degree with a B average (or the equivalent) from an accredited college or university is normally required. Preference in admission is given to applicants with strong academic credentials and appropriate undergraduate preparation. All applicants are required to take the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). With advisor and dean approval, up to six credit hours of coursework may be accepted as transfer credit. The completed application should be submitted directly to the Columbian College of Arts and Sciences, including: Official GRE general test scores (Institutional code 5246). Waived for applicants who hold a J.D., M.D. r Ph.D. Official TOEFL test scores for students who are from countries where English is not the official language or for those who do not hold a degree from an accredited US Institution. (Minimum 550, or 80 on iBT; institutional code R5246) Completed application form Application fee (non-refundable). See the graduate admission website for a list of eligible fee waivers. Official transcripts from each college or university attended. Unofficial transcripts must be uploaded to your online application. Official transcripts are required only of applicants who are offered admission. If transcripts are in a language other than English, English language translations must be provided. The English translation alone should be uploaded into your application. Two letters of recommendation Statement of purpose. In an essay of 250 – 500 words, state your purpose in undertaking graduate study in your chosen field. Include your academic objectives, research interests, and career plans. Also discuss your related qualifications, including collegiate, professional, and community activities, and any other substantial accomplishments not already mentioned on the application. Current resume [-]

Master Digital Management

INTEBUS - International Business School
Campus Full time 24  March 2017 Germany Cologne

Growing digital transformation is changing entire sectors and industries. These rapid developments require companies and organizations to respond to the increasing challenges of ongoing digitalization, to understand these radical changes and deal with their effects. The new Master’s program in Digital Management covers and focuses on both tried-and-tested traditional management approaches and on new digital management methods. [+]

The Master’s program Digital Management (M.A.) offers well-known traditional as well as new digital management methods. The new consecutive and application-focused program builds on the content of Bachelor’s programs in business and media studies and develops students’ previously acquired knowledge. The courses are taught in English and cover the areas Digital Media, International Management, Financial Management, Digital Entrepreneurship amongst others. Students not only gain theoretical knowledge and technical expertise, but develop management and entrepreneurial skills through practical case studies. Additionally, students of this degree program can choose optional areas of specialization, such as Sustainable Management, International Digital Law, e-commerce or Social Media. The program encompasses three presence semesters. In the fourth semester, students complete their Master’s thesis and final business plans, which can be done anywhere in the world. Graduates of the Master’s program Digital Management (M.A.) can pursue a wide range of career paths whether working in top positions for example as an assistant to the executive board or management, an investment manager, business developer or successfully starting their own business and realizing the business ideas developed through the program. [-]

MA in Management and Leadership

Budapest Metropolitan University
Campus Full time January 2017 Hungary Budapest

Leading a company is a complex challenge, let it be a small enterprise or a large one or organization in the public sector. Managing any of them requires an expert in analyzing, planning, leading, solving conflicts and problems, sustaining workflow. [+]

Masters of Arts in Management Science. Leading a company is a complex challenge, let it be a small enterprise or a large one or organization in the public sector. Managing any of them requires an expert in analyzing, planning, leading, solving conflicts and problems, sustaining workflow. We present this approach to our students, so they can cope with all areas of business management, and turn into true leaders of enterprises, all on a professional level. THE PROGRAM IS DESIGNED FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO:
 …are creative, good problem solvers, aiming for innovation, and ready to face challenges. We are looking forward for the application of those who are persistent, committed, and cooperative while working in groups. CORE SUBJECTS: Subjects: Management and Organization Theories; Managerial (Business) Economics; Decision Support Systems; Strategic Management; Innovation and Knowledge Management; Controlling Systems; Change and Crisis Management Subjects for management consulting specialization: The Structure and Operation of Counselling Agencies; Counselling Methods and Techniques; Management of Counselling Projects; Negotiating Techniques and Conflict Resolution SPECIALIZATION: Management Consulting CAREER PROSPECTS: management consultant project manager businessman manager of own business business manager Qualification as specified in the degree certificate: Economist in Management and Leadership Head of the program: András Krémer, PhD PARTNERS: Budapest Chamber of Commerce and Industry, MTA GB – Knowledge- and Communication Management Working Committees, Hungarian School for Organizational Sciences, National Association of Crisis and Change Managers “I initially came to Metropolitan for my undergraduate degree in Business Administration and Management. After an eventful 3 and half years and a successful finish of my Bachelors, my experience here prompted me to come back and study for my Masters program in Leadership and Management. Coupled with the fact that Metropolitan has quite a reputation in the media for being one of the best private universities in Hungary, the school has paved the way to produce world class sportsmen, media personnel and marketing communication professionals. The friendly environment, attentive yet professional teachers, top academic classes and activities on offer have made it easier to decide to continue my studies here. Metropolitan is truly any student’s doorway to the continent and the world at large, with offers to study abroad within the European borders through the ESN program or worldwide via AIESEC. The school continuously thrives to improve itself and put the student’s needs first. Similarly to me, I hope many students will come and be inspired by creativity.” Tapiwa Munashe Christiana Kainga 
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MA in Integral Economic Development Management

The Catholic University of America
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 USA District of Columbia + 1 more

Integral economic development is an approach to development that seeks to strengthen the civil and social institutions required for sustainable development; one that takes an integrated view of the person's role in society. It is an approach which development entities increasingly demand... [+]

MA in Integral Economic Development Management One year program full-time, with part-time option. Uses innovative measures and an integrated approach to evaluate the impact and effectiveness of development programs. Teaches applied management and economics. What is an Integral Approach Integral economic development is an approach to development that seeks to strengthen the civil and social institutions required for sustainable development; one that takes an integrated view of the person's role in society. It is an approach which development entities increasingly demand. Integral economic development, seen from the perspective of the whole human person, and the whole human community, is at the core of our programs and the mission of The Catholic University of America. Students graduating from the program will be able to: 1. Use their technical skills more effectively to produce sustainable results, based on a better understanding of the macroeconomic environment, the role of institutions, and an integral approach to development. 2. Acquire the technical skills to be able to design, implement, manage and evaluate programs that would effectively contribute to integral economic development. 3. Bring an integrated perspective to the development arena, resulting in development initiatives and program results that respect the dignity of the human person, strengthen the core institutions of the culture, and build a stable foundation for lasting development and growth. These innovative programs are applicable to different aspects of development at the private or public level, including technical aspects of the interplay between politics and economic policy development, economic development and global health, food and nutrition, energy and environment, education in developing countries, and community development. Our advantageous location in Washington, D.C., is proximate to entities such as the World Bank, IDB, OAS, federal government agencies, private corporations and nonprofit organizations. Enrolling in the IEDM or IEDP program will allow you to learn and experience firsthand a broad array of development practice in both the public and private sector through interaction with high-profile individuals engaged in successful development initiatives who form our International Advisory Board, our faculty and lead our Leaders in Development Seminars. [-]

MA International Fashion Management

Nottingham Trent University: School of Art & Design
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Kingdom Nottingham + 1 more

This exciting and innovative course will equip you with the strategic, creative and commercial skills required by the global fashion industry. It will develop and strengthen your core skills and knowledge in specialist areas, including new concepts and strategies for international fashion management. You learn alongside students from our other MA Fashion Management, Marketing and Communication courses, and have the option to transfer MA titles if you're specialism changes. [+]

Masters of Arts in Management Science. MA International Fashion Management This exciting and innovative course will equip you with the strategic, creative and commercial skills required by the global fashion industry. It will develop and strengthen your core skills and knowledge in specialist areas, including new concepts and strategies for international fashion management. You learn alongside students from our other MA Fashion Management, Marketing and Communication courses, and have the option to transfer MA titles if you're specialism changes. Our MA International Fashion Management sits in a suite with the following courses: MA Fashion Marketing MA Fashion Communications MA Luxury Fashion Brand Management. You learn alongside students from these other MA courses, and have the option to transfer MA titles if your specialism changes. Key features Study on a full-time or part-time basis. Gain knowledge and understanding of how the different areas of the fashion industry work together, and choose your specialist focus. Select from a range of possible outputs to reflect career aspirations or to support a business start-up. Go on study trips to international fashion capitals. Benefit from industry speakers such as international brand managers and fashion specialists. Work individually and as a team in a challenging, creative and multicultural environment within the School of Art & Design. Prepare for further postgraduate study such as MPhil or PhD. Gain a globally recognised academic qualification in conjunction with personal and professional development for employability and entrepreneurship. How you’re taught Teaching and learning experiences will include: lectures; seminars; workshops; individual and group tutorials; peer group activities; presentations; directed and self-directed learning; access to NTU's online workspace; team working; personal development planning; and work-based learning. Assessment Assessment is 100% by coursework and involves: presentations (individual and team); Project Proposal; and individual project. Careers and employability This course will prepare you for senior management roles across the fashion industry, in areas such as: fashion management; product development; brand management; luxury brand management; marketing; buying; merchandising; manufacturing; retail; consultancy; sourcing; logistics; branding; ethics and sustainability; communications and PR; styling; and fashion journalism. The skills and knowledge you'll learn through this course will be transferable to roles within other industries. The option to study an Advanced Art and Design Research module will give you the ideal preparation for further postgraduate study, including PhD courses, if you wish to teach or become a researcher. Professional practice You'll have the opportunity to undertake self-negotiated placements or internships, learn entrepreneurship skills through business development courses (such as The Hive's HeadStart programme), and attend events held by industry experts and organisations. We'll help you to develop your skills in self-promotion, team working, presenting and communication. You'll also have the opportunity to undertake case studies which will help your understanding of how businesses work. You'll be invited to attend and be involved in conferences and symposia. Recently this has included the International Foundation of Fashion Technology Institutes (IFFTI) Polimoda Conference in Florence to deliver papers and performances relating to fashion theory and practice. Study visits to exhibitions have recently included: Alexander McQueen's Savage Beauty (Victoria & Albert Museum, London); Madame Gres (Mode Museum, Antwerp); Happy Birthday Dear Academie! (Mode Museum, Antwerp); and Dries Van Noten's Inspirations (Mode Museum, Antwerp). Our annual trip to Antwerp and Paris has also included entry to the international trade show Première Visionwhich includes Indigo and Yarntex. Students have also attended an optional visit to Copenhagen Fashion Week. You will have the opportunity to have your work selected for a Fashion Management, Marketing and Communication exhibition, held at the end of the course. YouFirst – working with our Employability Team Our friendly, experienced careers consultants will work closely with you at every stage of your career planning, providing personal support and advice you won't find in a book or on the internet. You can benefit from this at any time during your studies and up to three years after completing your course. Entry requirements UK What are we looking for? 2.2 honours degree. Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and / or relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis. Other requirements: a short report illustrating your knowledge and perspective on an aspect of the fashion industry. Getting in touch If you need any more help or information, please email our Admissions Team or call on +44 (0)115 848 4200. International What are we looking for? 2.2 honours degree. Applicants with non-standard entry qualifications and / or relevant work experience will be considered on an individual basis. Other requirements: IELTS 6.5 (with a minimum of 5.5 in each skill); and a short report illustrating your knowledge and perspective on an aspect of the fashion industry. If you hold international qualifications, take a look at the alternative qualifications we accept for this course. English language requirements If English isn't your first language, you need to show us that your language skills are strong enough for intensive academic study. You'll find our language requirements and list of accepted English language tests here. Your British Council office can tell you where you can take an International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test locally. Applicants who have taken a higher degree at a UK university don't usually have to meet this requirement. Pre-masters courses Are you an international student whose qualifications don't meet the entry requirements? You can do a pre-masters course at Nottingham Trent International College (NTIC). The college is on our City site and NTIC students can use all of the University's facilities. Next steps Please also take a look at our International students page and our application guide for international students which are full of advice and information about to the University. If you need any more help or information, please email our Admissions Team or call on +44 (0)115 848 4200. Alternatively, you can get in touch with our staff at the International Development Office, who are always happy to help. Or speak to one of our official NTU representatives in your country. [-]

MA in Management

University of Guelph
Campus Full time September 2017 Canada Guelph

The Master of Arts in Management program provides an enriching, professionally relevant, and flexible academic experience by including you as part of a collaborative research environment. Unlike programs that emphasize a general management area or a specific industry track, the MA in Management emphasizes leadership development and a better understanding of evidence based management. This program provides you with the necessary training to continue in higher education, but also prepares you to successfully enter managerial, consulting or analyst positions. [+]

The Master of Arts in Management program provides an enriching, professionally relevant, and flexible academic experience by including you as part of a collaborative research environment. Unlike programs that emphasize a general management area or a specific industry track, the MA in Management emphasizes leadership development and a better understanding of evidence based management. This program provides you with the necessary training to continue in higher education, but also prepares you to successfully enter managerial, consulting or analyst positions. The MA in Management program is right for you if: you are currently finishing or have recently graduated with an undergraduate or master's degree and want to study further in a specialized graduate program in management; you are motivated to develop your leadership skills and research; and you seek managerial and consulting positions that emphasize evidence based decision making. Program timeline Students complete the MA in Management in four terms. During your first semester you’ll complete core courses and propose your research question, while developing and enhancing key project management skills. The second semester will see you develop quantitative and qualitative skills necessary for designing your research, while enhancing consulting and other managerial skills. The final two semesters are dedicated to completing your major research project. This program offers specialized electives focused around project management, business consulting, leadership and accounting. Each term you’ll participate in a research seminar, which allows you to engage with students in discussions with peers, faculty, academic scholars from other universities and business leaders. Admission requirements To be considered, applicants must have completed a four-year honours undergraduate degree with a minimum 2nd class (70%) (or its equivalent), from a recognized post- secondary institution. For the specialization in accounting, subject area coverage should be equivalent to that required for entry into the CPA Professional Education Program. [-]