The Edinburgh Business School MBA in Strategic Planning
Duration & Content
The Edinburgh Business School (EBS) and its Approved Learning Partner iCon offer the MBA programmes in Greece in a variety of forms through Flexible Distance Learningwith full support. The programmes of EBS are also offered in the region i.e. Cyprus, Bulgaria and Romania.
Students receive live on line tuition via our online tuition system and they do not need to travel to Edinburgh or abroad at all. iCon offers full academic and administrative support to students resident in the region. All iCon tutors are approved by the Edinburgh Business School to provide tutorial and pastoral support to its students.
Examinations are organised locally by the University, so students sit their examinations in their own country or anywhere in the world they wish. For example in Athens, Thessaloniki and other locations in Greece they can sit examinations 4 times per year (December, March, June and August). Currently all examinations are online.
There are many intakes per year and students can start when it suits them best. The programme is available in English.
Availability of single Courses
Those interested in single courses/modules can choose to attend them without being enrolled at the full programme, and with the successful completion of these modules they are awarded a Certificate of Academic Achievement from the University! Moreover, by successfully completing a certain number of modules in their own pace, students can be awarded the Postgraduate Certificate with 3 modules, the Postgraduate Diploma with 6 modules and by completing 9 modules, acquire the full postgraduate Degree!
The programme is aimed at professionals, so it is offered in a flexible format and students may decide to adjust the time of study according to their respective needs. The proposed study time is about 18 months but the programme can be completed in faster or slower pace.
The MBA in Strategic Planning consists of 11 courses, 7 of which are core courses, and 4 electives. The core courses are:
- People, Work & Organisations
- Leaderhsip, Theory & Practice
- Strategic Marketing
- Economics for Business
- Financial Decision Making
- Delivering Successful Projects Management
- Developing and Executing Strategy
Then students can choose their 4 electives from the following list:
- Alliances and Partnerships
- Corporate Governance
- Competitive Strategy
- Making Strategies Work
- Mergers & Acquisitions
- Strategic Negotiation
- Strategic Risk Management
Fees & Provisions
There is great flexibility in the payment of fees as students are able to choose how and when they wish to proceed with their payments. Payment of the fees can be made either for individual courses or groups of courses with a reduction in the total fees.
Application & Information
- One reference letter
- One colour photograph
- Completed application form