Our most flexible programme can be tailored to your own needs and allows you to develop your knowledge and skills in the key ‘value adding’ activities for business.
This course delivers a broad education in management and business, and will equip you with the analytical tools and techniques to improve internal and external operations.
During the course of the year, you will develop skills in the research, analysis, and evaluation of complex business problems, and gain a methodical approach to problem solving and decision making.
You will discuss the processes and technologies used by engineering businesses, and will develop an understanding of the functional relations between business divisions that can optimise efficiency and competitiveness.
WMG is a technology led department with an engineering background and scientific heritage so we are continually updating this course to make sure the content is up to date and meets the needs of industry.
The course focuses on the key value adding activities of:
• Market, product and process development
• Operations, logistics and supply chain management
• Core and emerging technology.
The applied nature of this course means you take knowledge learnt on the course and immediately apply this to your current role via work-based assignments, instilling the theory into practice.
Our expert tutors are able to bring their subjects to life by blending their academic knowledge with their expertise in a variety of industry sectors, supporting you in applying what you learn directly back into your company. You’ll benefit from strong links with our research groups and from guest lectures from some of the leading voices in the profession.
Who is this course designed for?
The course is designed for graduates from a wide range of engineering, business, IT and science backgrounds plus anyone who is looking to develop management expertise. It is also suitable for people who have been in their role for some time and want formal recognition for the skills and knowledge they have.
Participants come from a wide variety of industries and roles, including but not limited to: Procurement Officer, Engineers, Team Leaders, Operations Manager, Production Leader, Manufacturing Service Engineers, Quality Assurance Managers, and Managing Director.
This course will give you the opportunity to get a recognised qualification to compliment your experience and develop you as a professional.