Integrative and Strategic Thinking

Understand how firms work in a global context

In this course students will gain the capacity to understand how firms work in a global context, incorporating a broad, future-oriented, systems-based approach that incorporates data, information and insights from diverse perspectives and sources. This course is designed to convey the key concepts of strategic thinking and how they fit into the larger context of management strategy and decisions. Students will be presented with both the practical 'how'; and the fundamental & 'why'; in the light of contributions from behavioural science, economics, and statistics.

    Application requirements

    Candidates who apply for this course must have either

    • an MQF 6 level degree and at least 3 years of post-qualification experience, including management or supervisory experience;
    • or have at least 7 years of executive business management experience with an MQF 5 qualification.
    • English language competency at an IELTS 6.5 (or equivalent) is required of all applicants.
  • Accreditation: ECTS Accredited (EQF7)
  • Total workload: 75 hours
  • Requires extra purchases (outside texts, etc.): No, all materials included
  • ID verification: Required
  • Admission requirements: Application required
  • Minimum education requirement for students: Undergraduate