Critical Reader Global MBA
Kris De Clercq has been appointed critical reader for the redevelopment and launch of a new Global MBA. His focus is on Corporate Finance and the relationship of finance to the other activities of an organisation.
The topics covered are to:
- Appreciate the financial strategy issues which affect organisations understand the relevance of finance and accounting both within the organisation and to stakeholders be aware of the financing choices available to organisations, and how financial structure should be determined
- Be able to
make investment decisions, both for projects and for companies.
The internationally recognised Open University MBA qualification is designed for practising managers
aspiring to higher positions. The emphasis is on strategic analysis,
interdisciplinary skills, intellectual stimulation and independent judgement.
Within the broad framework of
an organisation, their external context and management, students learn to use
the knowledge to analyse, synthesise and evaluate a wide range of situations.
Among these are economic, environmental, social and technological change issues,
corporate governance, markets and customers, managing resources and operations,
financing organisations, management and development of people, developing
information technologies for application in business and management within a
global knowledge-based economy, and development of appropriate business policies
and strategies within a changing context to meet stakeholder interests.
The School is accredited internationally by the European Foundation for Management Development, through its EQUIS programme; by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB); and the MBA is accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA). It is one of only 21 business schools worldwide to have achieved all three accreditations.