Liverpool John Moores University

Liverpool John Moores University

Master of Business Administration Business Scale-ups (Senior Leaders Masters Degree Apprenticeship)

This MBA Scale-Ups Masters level degree apprenticeship has been designed in conjunction with the Chartered Management Institute to help businesses to achieve growth. - Focuses on the key areas a business would need to investigate to assess the scale-up potential - Addresses an emerging national priority to help business growth, as identified by the ScaleUp Institute's independent report to Government - Meets business needs and is tailored to the individual learner, with flexible start dates available - Applies proven management and leadership development approaches - Benefit from committed, experienced and insightful teaching teams with strong backgrounds in business - Equips students with the knowledge and tools required for today's unpredictable business environment - Enjoy learner coaching and regular workplace visits which are built into the programme - Offers employers a customised programme with in-company delivery options to suit your business needs

Entry requirements

MBA: You will need: an undergraduate degree a minimum of two years' relevant workplace experience to attend an interview a demonstrable ability to study at this level Additional information IELTS 6.0 (minimum 5.5 in each component) RPL is accepted on this programme The programme leader will sometimes set a GMAT score and request references if a candidate cannot attend interview If you have any specific queries, please contact Please note: All international qualifications are subject to a qualification equivalency check via NARIC. View country specific entry requirements: Contact LJMU's International Admissions Team ( for guidance on visa information. Further information is also available from our international web pages:

Course modules

Find out what you will study in each of the four phases of this MBA. Phase 1: Accelerating Business Growth - provides an intensive focused range of interventions aimed at realising the potential of growth within businesses. Phase 2: Developing the Business for Scale - brings together the different strands of scaling up a business investigated in phase 1 and considers how they integrate in order to develop a business. The focus is on the business development needs and strategies for accelerated growth. Phase 3: Leadership Strategies to Enable Growth - the leadership strategies needed to encourage growth in the business. This emphasises individual leadership and the importance of equipping other leaders within the organisation to enable growth. Phase 4: Business Growth Project - brings the strands together in to a significant project aimed at impacting the business. Core Modules Scale-Up Leadership (10 credits) Fast Strategy for Market Access (10 credits) Productivity, Talent and Excellence (10 credits) Finance for Scale-Ups (10 credits) Leading Agile Projects and Change (10 credits) Digital Business, Innovation and Sustainability (10 credits) Business Development (30 credits) Leading Business Growth (20 credits) Research Strategies for Practitioners (10 credits) Business Growth Project (60 credits)

Assessment methods

How learning is monitored on your programme To cater for the wide-ranging content of our courses and the varied learning preferences of our students, we offer a range of assessment methods on each programme. Assessment techniques vary from module to module to reflect relevant assessment approaches and the key learning points of each topic. All assignments are applied to the workplace and include reports, presentations, projects and portfolio development. ?In addition to LJMU assignments throughout the course, learners will undertake an end point assessment to ensure they meet the Masters level apprenticeship standard. LJMU academic staff will visit apprentices in the workplace at various points throughout the duration of study. This is to ensure that apprentices are building their portfolio and linking learning to their current role.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MBA Part-time September 2019 - 2 Years

Campus details

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Liverpool John Moores University L2 2QP North West

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