MSc Management with Law
The MSc Management with Law equips you to become a capable and strategic manager in a wide range of organisations, setting you up for success in an increasingly international business context. You will gain a specialist understanding of business law and will learn how to deal with the legal complexity of mediation and arbitration in the current challenging global business environment.
You will enhance your knowledge and develop your management skills and potential. MSc Management with Law is particularly designed to develop a range of conceptual and analytical skills for dealing with a variety of practical management problems of an operational and strategic nature.
The Qualifications have developed the learner’s ability to be:
• Effective within leadership, management, and decision making.
• Understanding of business law.
• Understanding of the fundamentals within entrepreneurship.
• Skilled in strategic management.
Course code: MWL6086
Course type: Standard
Course fee: £12,300
Course duration: 2 Years
Course delivery: Online and Work placement
The qualification can be offered to Learners from age 18. The Learners need to ensure that they have sufficient capability at the right level to undertake the learning and assessment.
English language requirements
The Qualifications have been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access and progression:
• IELTS minimum 5.0- 6.5 overall with no fail.
• Minimum 3A Levels or equivalent qualification.
• Pass 5 GCSE subjects
We consider applicants:
• Who have demonstrated some ability and possess Qualifications at Level 3, for example, ‘A’ Levels or vocational awards.
• Who have spent some time in an organisational role and wish to develop their careers further.
• With professional experience looking to change careers through work-based learning.
• INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW
This module explores the complex and evolving challenges which managers face and how law can provide managers with the key guidance and tools to overcome them. The module focuses on developing the legal skills which are crucial to management success as the legal environment increasingly interacts with the commercial world in today’s business environment.
• INTERNATIONAL COMMERCIAL ARBITRATION
This module recognises the complexity of dealing with a range of stakeholders within the commercial and organisational context and equips you to successfully navigate these complexities. It explores the purpose of alternative dispute resolution, guided by the legal process of international commercial arbitration, including mediation and conciliation.
• DEVELOPING THE SKILLS FOR BUSINESS LEADERSHIP
Successful professionals have different approaches to their work, sharing a range of diverse personality traits, attributes and beliefs. These underpin skills proficiency but cannot in themselves be described as skills. However often they are central determinants of an individual manager’s effectiveness and are developed consciously over time. This module encourages you to develop a strong sense of self-awareness of your own strengths and weaknesses as a manager and a colleague. In addition, it seeks to help you to develop and improve a range of definable skills which are pivotal to successful management practice and to effective leadership in particular.
• INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT
This module examines strategic management within an international business context. It develops an understanding of corporate strategy and explains the dynamic of transnational corporations as players in an increasingly competitive global environment. The impact of foreign direct investment and the actions of global players as they seek to identify competitive advantage are considered.
• INTERNATIONAL TRADE
Walking into a supermarket and finding bananas and coffee from South America, wine from California and New Zealand and cocoa from Nigeria and Cameroon is a result of international trade. International trade allows countries to expand their markets for both goods and services that otherwise may not have been available domestically. As a result of international trade, the market contains greater competition, and therefore more competitive prices, which brings a cheaper product home to the consumer. This module studies the flow of goods and services across international boundaries from supply and demand factors to economic integration and policy variables.
• MANAGING AND LEADING PEOPLE
This module focuses on the relationship between individual performance and organisational policies and practices. It looks at various aspects of recruitment and retention, of organisational culture, motivation and reward. It examines leadership and performance management and considers the changing role of the line manager. Finally, the module covers flexibility and change in the context of the organisation’s internal and external environments.
• FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT AND CONTROL
This module looks at the systems of internal measures put in place by those responsible for financial management. By managing risk, these measures seek to ensure that financial and other resources are used in regular, ethical, economical and effective ways that are to the benefit of the business and support its objectives. The module examines Financial Management and Control, the system which directs and controls the financial effects of budget user’s operations in a way that ensures that they support business success.
• CROSS-CULTURAL MANAGEMENT
Cross-cultural management is the study of management in a cross-cultural context. Its focus is on the influence of societal culture on managers and leaders and on their practice. This module looks at how cultural differences influence behaviour and communication and focuses on developing managers who are effective in cross-cultural environments. At the end of the modules, you will have a critical understanding of these influences and will be able to recognise the skills necessary to take advantage of a multicultural work environment.
• OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT
Operations management is the administration of business practices designed to establish the highest level of efficiency within an organisation. It focuses on the conversion of materials and labour into goods and services as effectively and efficiently as possible in order to maximise profit. This module focuses on the theory and practice behind the balancing of costs with revenue in order to achieve the highest possible operating profit.
• INTERNATIONAL HRM
International human resource management is the process of procuring, allocating, and effectively utilising human resources in a multinational corporation. If the corporation is simply exporting its products, with only a few small offices in foreign locations, then the task of the international HR manager is relatively simple. However, in global firms, human resource managers must integrate human resource policies and practices across a number of subsidiaries in different countries so that overall corporate objectives can be achieved. This module focuses on the issues, strategies, developments and practices adopted by different organisations and applied in a range of different institutional contexts.
• ENTERPRISE AND ENTREPRENEURSHIP
The future success of the national and global economy is largely dependent on a new generation of entrepreneurs and innovators developing new ideas and making them a reality. This module focuses on teaching the skills and knowledge required to successfully set up a business and equally the skills to become an intrapreneur and to drive innovation and change from within an organisation. Entrepreneurial qualities have never been more important or more in demand within existing companies and this module is designed to help you to develop these skills and make yourself a more valuable asset in the employment market.
• MARKETING MANAGEMENT
Marketing management focuses on the practical application of marketing techniques and methods inside business organisations and the deployment of marketing resources and activities. This module explores the marketing planning process as well as a range of marketing concepts and debates. You will reflect on your own buying behaviour and how it is impacted by people and events around you. In addition to the skills and knowledge required to develop and implement innovative marketing solutions, you will learn how to ensure customer satisfaction and brand loyalty.
Below are examples of potential career opportunities you could explore:
• Trainee Arbitrator.
• Trainee Company secretary.
• Trainee Costs lawyer.
• Trainee Detective.
• Trainee Licensed conveyancer.
• Trainee Barrister.
Learners completing this course can progress to:
• Level 7 Master in Management with Law
- Start Course: October 2020
- Duration: 2 Years
- Prerequisites: No