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EMBA Subject Descriptions

EMBA900: Leadership in the Contemporary Business Environment

In a dynamic global economy, business leaders constantly experience unpredictable and ground-breaking changes that require re-creation and adaptation. This subject enables you to develop a strategic and tactical understanding of how to plan, develop and lead strategic changes in contemporary businesses to achieve organisational goals. Recognising that leadership challenges differ at central stages of the organisational life-cycle, the subject will enable you to develop key leadership competencies. The skills and knowledge acquired in his subject will help you to engage in innovative problem solving and to identify and maximise major business opportunities.

EMBA901: Managing New Business Ventures and Opportunities

This subject will enable you to develop and promote innovative capabilities within your organization. Focussing on the conceptualisation and development of ideas through to critical stages in the business cycle to commercialisation in the market place, the subject covers all aspects of innovation. His includes product, process and business model innovation, which can be employed to generate new ideas. The strategies and techniques learned in his subject will assist you to foster and encourage innovative ideas that can benefit your career and develop of a significant competitive edge for your organization.

EMBA902: Managing Businesses in Growth

This subject will enable you to develop and promote innovative capabilities within your organization. Focussing on the conceptualisation and development of ideas through to critical stages in the business cycle to commercialisation in the market place, the subject covers all aspects of innovation. His includes product, process and business model innovation, which can be employed to generate new ideas. The strategies and techniques learned in his subject will assist you to foster and encourage innovative ideas that can benefit your career and develop of a significant competitive edge for your organization.

EMBA903: Managing Mature Businesses

Through a combination of interactive lectures, videos, case studies and research projects, this subject will positon you to make informed decisions within your workplace. These decisions include understanding cutting-edge business challenges of today such as; improving resource utilisation, designing and implementing innovative techniques for business continuity, and leveraging CSR practices to provide a competitive advantage in the marketplace.

EMBA904: Managing Businesses for Regeneration or Termination

Through this subject, you will be able to utilise a framework to make considered decisions on the viability of revitalising or terminating a segment of your business portfolio. The subject will equip you with an understanding of the techniques used to filter large amounts of data (big data) into coherent and meaningful information on which to base optimal decisions.

EMBA905: International Business and Market Analysis

The subject on International Business and Market Analysis involves an international tour concentrating on both emerging and developed economies. The tour is primarily focused on delivering contemporary company insights from the transnational corporations that are visited. Participants will access primary real world information on the challenges and opportunities of multinational business environments and be exposed to global best practices in an environment where cross-cultural sensitivity is central to success..

EMBA906: Business Consultancy Report

The ‘Business Consultancy Report’, is the capstone subject of the program. You will address a real-life contemporary issue faced by your organization and through a data-driven analysis and decision making process; you will arrive at a viable and feasible solution. The subject gives you hands-on exposure to designing research as well as methods and techniques required to interpret meaningful data under the supervision of an experienced Professor. You will develop the ability to integrate the knowledge gained in all previous subjects in a practical project to solve a real problem faced by organization and to understand how to maximise the use of consultants in future business endeavours.