MBA with Entrepreneurship and Innovation

MBA with Entrepreneurship and Innovation,
Awarded by Abertay University, Scotland
Extended Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Innovation,
Awarded by the Scottish Qualifications Authority
Certified Manager Programme,
Awarded by Chartered Management Institute

In the constantly evolving business environment, innovation and entrepreneurship are fundamental pillars for organizational resilience and success. Today's industries undergo continuous change driven by technological advancements, globalization, and shifting market dynamics. To excel in this dynamic landscape, individuals need a unique blend of strategic vision, creative thinking, and a deep understanding of sustainable practices.

At Westford in partnership with Abertay University, our MBA program in Entrepreneurship & Innovation stands at the forefront for professionals aiming to navigate this intricate terrain and instigate meaningful transformations. Our meticulously crafted curriculum offers a comprehensive learning journey. Modules covering sustainability, strategic leadership, operations management, and innovation management arm students with essential skills for business achievement. They gain insights into the interconnectedness of business and sustainability, enabling them to make strategic decisions and oversee projects efficiently. Graduates emerge equipped to thrive in diverse work environments.

Moreover, our emphasis on entrepreneurship fosters a culture of creative thinking and innovation, whether within established organizations or through entrepreneurial ventures. The program prioritizes hands-on learning experiences, ensuring graduates are well-prepared to tackle the challenges and seize the opportunities present in today's rapidly changing business landscape.

The MBA with Marketing Intelligence and Big Data is delivered in two parts:

 Part One: Extended Diploma in Entrepreneurship & Innovation

The initial segment of the program will be conducted entirely through synchronous online learning. Upon finishing Part One, participants will earn a maximum of 120 credits. To qualify for the Extended Diploma in Entrepreneurship & Innovation, learners must successfully complete all six modules outlined below:

 Module
Strategic Leadership and HR Practices in Organisations
Sustainability and Business
Strategic Management
Operations and Project Management
Managing Innovation
Applied Entrepreneurship and Intrapreneurship

Part Two: MBA with Entrepreneurship & Innovation – Top-Up

The second phase of the program will be presented in a blended format, incorporating live online synchronous classes, one-to-one meetings, and optional onsite workshops. Upon completing Part Two, participants can earn a maximum of 60 credits. To qualify for the MBA with Entrepreneurship & Innovation, learners must successfully complete the modules listed below:

 Module
Research Methods
Research Proposal
Management Investigation (Capstone Project)

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    Awarded By

    Abertay University, Scotland

    Credits

    180 ECTS

    Duration

    12- 15Months

    Mode

    Online synchronous learning and onsite workshops

    Opportunity to attend the convocation ceremony at Abertay University, Scotland

    Career Prospects

    Individuals who complete the MBA program in Entrepreneurship & Innovation have diverse career prospects available to them. Here are some potential career paths: 

    Graduates can pursue entrepreneurship by launching their ventures, leveraging the skills and knowledge gained from the program to develop innovative business ideas and navigate the challenges of starting and growing a successful venture.

    Entrepreneur/Startup Founder

    Careers as innovation managers are also viable options, where graduates can work within established organizations to drive innovation initiatives, develop new products or services, and implement creative solutions to business challenges.

    Innovation Manager

    Graduates can work as strategic planners, helping organizations develop long-term strategies to adapt to changing market conditions, capitalize on emerging opportunities, and maintain a competitive edge.

    Strategic Planner

    Another potential career path is to become a business development manager, responsible for identifying new business opportunities, building strategic partnerships, and driving growth initiatives for the organization.

    Business Development Manager

    Graduates can pursue roles as product managers, overseeing the development and launch of new products or services, conducting market research, and collaborating with cross-functional teams to bring innovative solutions to market.

    Product Manager

    Careers as innovation consultants are also prevalent, where graduates can offer their expertise to organizations seeking to foster a culture of innovation, develop new business models, and implement strategies to stay ahead of the competition.

    Innovation Consultant

    Educational Partner

    About Abertay

    Abertay University, formerly the University of Abertay Dundee, is a public university in the city of Dundee, Scotland. Abertay is a modern, friendly university in the heart of Dundee, Scotland, with a strong focus on teaching and preparing its graduates for the world of work, combined with excellence in research and knowledge exchange.

    With roots going back to 1888, Abertay has always responded to the needs of industry, supplying a pipeline of graduate talent to work, lead and innovate across a wide range of sectors. Abertay University prides in offering an inclusive, friendly, and welcoming environment for our students and staff alongside first-rate teaching and excellent student experience.

    An ambitious, forward-thinking institution, it offers degree programmes to prepare students for careers in the modern world. Graduates have gone on to work for organisations including Apple, Google, BBC, Rockstar, Microsoft, Barclays Bank, and Coca Cola, as well as the NHS and government departments.

    Achievements of Abertay University:

    • Ranked Top 10 in UK for Student Experience by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020
    • UK University of the Year for Teaching Quality” by The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2021
    • QAA’s highest rating for academic standards and teaching quality, 2021 
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    About SQA

    The Scottish Qualifications Authority – SQA, sponsored by the Scottish Government’s Learning Directorate, has two primary roles: accreditation and qualifications.

    It accredits credentials other than degrees and approves and guarantees quality to notify bodies that intend to admit individuals for such qualifications. The awarding body, on the other hand, refers to the development and implementation, validation, evaluation, qualifications, and to ensuring that they are up to date and that certificates are issued to candidates. Under these functions, the SQA provides a variety of services for companies and training providers, from training courses and central approvals to personalized awards, credit scores, and licensing services. 

    About Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

    The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) works with business and education to inspire people to become skilled, confident, and successful managers and leaders.

    Chartered Management Institute is the only chartered professional body dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence.

    Over 100,000 managers use CMI’s unique services daily. Organizations like Jaguar, Land Rover, Royal Bank of Scotland, Fujitsu, Allianz, Silverstone, Royal Air Force, London South Bank and Royal College of Physicians use Chartered Management Institute certifications for certifying their professionals.

    Why you should do this Program

    Comprehensive Curriculum

    The program offers a well-rounded curriculum covering sustainability, strategic leadership, operations management, and innovation management, providing students with essential skills for business success.

    Flexible Learning Options

    Westford Uni Online provides flexible study options, allowing students to balance their education with work and personal commitments.

    Practical Learning Emphasis

    Emphasis on hands-on learning ensures graduates are prepared to tackle real-world challenges and opportunities in the fast-changing business landscape.

    Global Recognition and Collaboration

    Partnering with esteemed institutions like Abertay University, Westford Uni Online ensures graduates receive internationally recognized qualifications, enhancing their career prospects.

    Syllabus

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    International,Excellent and Balanced Faculty

    The faculty at Westford Uni Online works arduously towards creating an environment that translates into an excellent learning experience. Our educators, much like our students, belong to various ethnicities, amplifying the concept of a multi-cultural setting that Westford strives to offer to its pupils. The professors also serve as mentors, who guide students beyond the scope of their expertise, to assure that students continue to progress as they advance into their educational journeys.
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