This short course is designed to introduce participants to the key concepts in business strategy.
This course is designed to introduce participants to the key concepts in business strategy. On successful completion of this course, participants will have an in-depth knowledge of strategy; be able to conduct a strategic analysis of an organisation, its environment, and its future strategic options; understand the fundamentals of formulating an international strategy; appreciate some of the key issues associated with strategy implementation; and critically evaluate current theory and practice on strategy.
This course can be taken individually or combined over a period of time towards a Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development https://www.ulster.ac.uk/courses/201819/postgraduate-certificate-of-professional-development-16046
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About this course
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This short course is designed to introduce participants to the key concepts in business strategy. It aims to provide participants with an understanding of strategy and its practical application in a range of different contexts. The course will develop strategic awareness and strategy skills, and create an awareness of the factors that contribute to successful business strategies in the context of the global economy.
Linked programmesMSc Management, PgCertPD Postgraduate Certificate of Professional Development,
50% Coursework, 50% Examination - (1) Group Report (50%) and (2) Written Examination (three hours) (50%).
This course requires attendance onfour individual days from 9.30am to 4.30pm on the following dates:
Thursday 4 October 2018
Thursday 25 October 2018
Thursday 15 November 2018
Thursday 29 November 2018
Any undergraduate degree
English Language Requirements
Applicants whose first language is not English must meet the minimum English entrance requirements of the University and will need to provide recent evidence of this (certified within the last two years).
Most of our courses require a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0 or equivalent, with no band score under 5.5. Trinity ISE: Pass at level III also meets this requirement.
Please see details of the English language qualifications and certificates we can accept - https://www.ulster.ac.uk/__data/assets/pdf_file/0005/177404/Other-english-language-tests-and-qualifications-2017.pdf
International applicants will also require a short-term study visa. Further information is available at https://www.ulster.ac.uk/international/visa-immigration
- 4 October 2018
ApplyHow to apply
The following page explains the postgraduate short course application procedure:
https://www.ulster.ac.uk/apply/how-to-apply/short-courses(choose postgraduate short courses)
- 4 October 2018
Fees and funding
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- Northern Ireland & EU:
- England, Scotland & Wales:
Information about how to pay for a course including different payment options is available at
Scholarships, awards and prizes
Fee waivers may be available to those who meet the eligibility criteria. More information is available from FlexEd@ulster.ac.uk