Management at Imperial College
Imperial College London offers a postgraduate course in Management. The business world wants graduates with a strong foundation in management skills. This is one-year full-time MSc Management is aimed for non-business graduates with minimum two year's full-time work experience.
This programme is suitable for those who are seeking a conversion path into business management to carve a rewarding career. Apart from the nine core management courses, students have the opportunity to choose from one of three following pathways:
- The Digital Business pathway offers both the strategic insight that relates to digital business and the economics foundations for analyzing competition in the digital market.
- The Corporate Social Responsibilities, Sustainability in Business and Globalization pathway introduces graduates to the concepts of conducting business in a global environment.
- The Innovation and Design pathway is associated with the acquisition, development and exploitation of innovation and the way wherein innovation is adapted and consumed by targeted users.
This management degree culminates in a business plan competition and a business simulation exercise at the end of summer term. By the end of summer, consultancy project and management essay complete the programme.
- Business Economics
- Strategic Management
- International Marketing
- Innovation Management Fundamentals
- Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour
- Project Management
Students also have the opportunity to choose from one of three pathways.
Digital Business Pathway
This pathway offers both the strategic insight that links to digital business and the economics foundations for analyzing competition in digital markets.
Globalization, Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability in Business Pathway
In this pathway, students are introduced to the concepts of conducting business in a global environment. The course shall develop new insights to the development of universal corporate strategies within the socially responsible business behaviour, which leads to sustainable business activities. The course focuses upon potential conflicts of social stakeholders and business stakeholders.
Innovation and Design pathway
This pathway is associated with the acquisition, development and exploitation of innovation and the way wherein innovation is modified and consumed by end users.
Business Plan Competition
The business plan competition involves two distinctive elements: a substantive presentation and an elevator pitch. This offers an opportunity to experience all stages involved in putting together a business idea with the experience of selling it to potential backers.
Business Simulation Exercise
This is a creative addition to the MSc Management programme where students take executive decisions as members of the board of directors of a virtual company. Students are taught how to develop a sustainable business strategy for implementation.
This provides students an excellent opportunity to apply what they have learned to a real consulting project. It lays emphasis upon developing students' skills in managing a real project from inception to completion.
Students need to write an essay about a three-thousand word on a related management topic.