Edinburgh Napier University / Southpoint Education International

MBA (Leadership and Innovation)

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Edinburgh Napier University (ENU) holds the prestigious No. 1 ranking in the UK for value-added education (The Guardian). It has also been awarded the highest possible rating of 5 stars for Teaching, Employability, and Internationalisation by the QS World University Rankings 2024. Since 2012, Southpoint Education International has been the exclusive regional recruitment representative of the university. All degrees are exclusively awarded by Edinburgh Napier University.

The University offers industry-informed courses that expertly balance theory and practice, ensuring graduates are well-equipped for success in today’s competitive global job market. ENU has a renowned international reputation for the employability of its graduates.

Further enhancing its prestige, the Edinburgh Napier University Business School has achieved AACSB accreditation, placing it among the top 5% of Business Schools worldwide.

Overview

Critical evaluation of the theories of leadership and management, which provides the context for examining learning and development processes and procedures.

Examine external and internal influences and relationships on leadership development, with a particular emphasis on organisational learning and knowledge management.

A discussion of key concepts and why innovation management is crucial in most organisations, along with the examination of the leading practical theory related to innovation management, in particular, this will include an in-depth discussion of a conceptual model of innovation management.

Course Information

ENU’s MBA programmes are accredited and internationally recognised. All assessments are assignments which are case study based taken from the comfort of your home. Throughout the entire course you will be supported by ENU professors, this course can be completed in a minimum of 18 months and a maximum of 4 years. The entry requirements for MBA are very flexible, applicants without a Bachelor’s degree but with sufficient Work/Management experience will be considered.

MBA Leadership and Innovation consists of five core modules plus two specialized modules (Managing Innovation and Leadership, Learning and Development) plus Project.

Leadership, Learning & Development

Leadership Learning and Development is concerned with enabling you to assess your own leadership skills and prior learning in respect to carrying out an organisational analysis. It will develop your higherlevel leadership skills and knowledge, enabling you to promote reflective management practice and make a positive contribution within an organisation and transfer these skills to new situations. You will commence your studies with a critical evaluation of the theories of leadership and management, which provides the context for examining learning and development processes and procedures. It examines external and internal influences and relationships on leadership development, with a particular emphasis on organisational learning and knowledge management. The module concludes with evaluating the individual-level development of enhanced personal competence and capability; and at the organisational level with enhanced effectiveness.

Managing Innovation

The module content can be divided into two main components. Firstly, a discussion of key concepts and why innovation management is crucial in most organisations. Secondly, an examination of the leading practical theory related to innovation management, in particular, this will include an in-depth discussion of a conceptual model of innovation management. This model will outline the main contextual elements (e.g. innovation strategy, organisation structure, etc.) that affect the process of innovation management and also the process itself. This examination and discussion of innovation management will utilise materials (e.g. examples, cases, etc.) dealing with different kinds of innovation (e.g. product, service, internal systems and procedures, etc.) in a variety of organisations.

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