BDK405: Aston Edge Futures
The Aston Online MBA : A catalyst for lasting professional success
The Aston Online MBA is an advanced business degree for working professionals with several years of managerial experience. Aston University is ranked 11th in the world's top 100 universities for 2019 by Q.S., the global university rankings authority for careers and education. A degree from Aston can boost your career in the increasingly competitive job market.
The Aston MBA includes a personal and professional development programme based on the latest thinking in behavioural science to give you the "Aston Edge".
The Aston Edge programme delivered alongside the core curriculum will develop your skills portfolio to help you become a better performer, achieve your goals and equip you to deal with the big challenges that lie ahead in your future at the forefront of business.
BDK406: Aston Edge Reflections and Growth
Critically reflect on current strengths and limitations as a potential leader of the future. Demonstrate a systematic understanding of the importance of personal motivation and ambition to succeed with others while demonstrating personal excellence. Design a comprehensive and evidence-based personal career management plan.
Critically reflect on progress as a means of raising self-awareness and stimulating action as part of a continuous development process. Communicate effectively to a geographically diverse audience using digital media. Identify problems, challenges, and/or opportunities in their organisational or career context and design effective research-based approaches to investigate these and implement appropriate responses.
BDK407: Aston Edge Project
Free AMBA Membership
When you join the AMBA-accredited, prestigious Aston MBA Online, you will be eligible for a free membership to AMBA. Gain unprecedented access to business schools, latest business updates, and MBA employers throughout the world. Leverage global networking opportunities with corporate partners and open up your career possibilities as well as global business knowledge.
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International students must meet English language requirements. You may be eligible for an English proficiency waiver. Contact us for further information on how you can take advantage of our waiver policy.
The Aston online MBA. is designed with the ambitious, working professionals in mind. The curriculum focuses on advanced managerial skills that will help enhance decision-making, analysing, and strategic thinking. Professionals with several years of managerial experience are perfect candidates for the programme.
Undertake a comprehensive research project in relation to a specified organisational issue/challenge. Select and apply appropriate organisational, and managerial methods, theories, and frameworks in the completion of the research. Acquire and critically analyse appropriate data required to address the identified issue. Draw and present appropriate conclusions and recommendations in a form suitable to the context of the specific investigation.
Choose From Multiple Pathways
Tailor the programme to fit professional needs:
Gain in-depth knowledge of global business and how to influence business decisions and behaviour.
Learn about the characteristics of different forms of finance, how to make sound financial management decisions, and about how organisations, the financial markets, and financial strategy are interlinked.
Learn to innovate in business or your existing organisation, gain the skills to start a successful small business.
Build in-demand leadership skills needed to thrive in the fast pace of technological change and keep your organisation ready for future challenges.
- Lead with credibility
- Be an influential communicator and negotiator
- Effectively build and manage your networks
- Manage change productively
- Be effective interculturally
- Show interpersonal awareness
- Display confidence in yourself and your contribution
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Aston Edge Modules
This programme is designed in three phases to build personal and professional skills as you progress through your studies. Its flexible structure enables you to choose which areas of development fit your needs and aspirations, so you can create your own personal portfolio of your professional development.
The three modules are below:
How is Aston's Online MBA programme different?
What sets the Aston's Online MBA apart from others is that you get a globally-acclaimed high-quality education at a lower cost than many other traditional MBA. programmes. But more than that, as an Aston student, you will forge a strong connection to business and industry.
Aston's curriculum is developed by academics with a wealth of international industry experience and connections. During the programme, you will get the opportunity to work on real-life projects, collaborate, problem-solve, and gain relevant experience.
The Aston Online MBA. programme will help you gain an international perspective and prepare you to work in the global business world. You will learn to lead teams efficiently and manage organisations, create new business and career opportunities in a connected world.
The Aston Edge programme allows you to choose which areas of development you wish to focus on as you progress through your studies. The skills you will explore can bridge the gap between your education and your career. Learn to be an influential communicator, display confidence, and lead with credibility to create your own personal portfolio of your professional development.