This is a compulsory module in our MBA and Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration programmes. It can only be studied after successful completion of the first two modules Managing in a changing world (B870) and Creating and sustaining value (B872). Normally, to register for this module you must have a UK honours degree or equivalent professional qualification, and a minimum of three years’ experience in a managerial, professional or technical role as well as having completed the first two modules.
You will also need an appropriate facility in English language, sufficient to be able to work effectively at postgraduate level; generally, this means capability equivalent to an International English Language Test System (IELTS) score of 6.5. To assess your English language skills in relation to your proposed studies you can visit the IELTS website. If you are unsure whether your skill level in English is adequate you may find it helpful to look at our Skills for OU Study site.