When you’re choosing a course of study to enhance your career there are many options to consider. If full-time study is not an option, you’re left with part-time courses, distance learning, hybrid options such as the Open University or joining an online business school.
If you haven’t studied since you left full-time education you may be apprehensive about the amount of time required. You could be concerned about how you’ll get on if left to your own self-management to complete your work on time.
The Holy Grail for managers is the MBA – but there are many people who set out on this journey and simply can’t keep up on their own. Fitting your study around the demands of your current work and family can be really challenging.
Our recommendation is to start with smaller steps and work up.
If you already have a degree, or you’ve been a manager for a few years already, a Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management is two thirds of the way to that MBA. It gives you 120 credits – and your MBA is just another 60 credits away, all of which could be achieved with your dissertation.
If you study through our Online Business School system you’ll be able to work at your own pace – there is no ‘term’ or ‘semester’ to complete. This is great for working people who have to juggle work, study and family commitments.
How does online tutoring work?
A level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management programme consists of 30 modules – plus eight written assignments. How you tackle them is entirely up to you.
You get access to all the modules and you can complete them in the order you prefer – and you’re not on your own, there’s 24/7 support, tutoring and more to help you succeed.
Each module consists of core learning of 40 hours, supplemented with up to 50 optional hours of additional reading, internet resources, self-tests and exercises – to help deepen your understanding of the subject. It doesn’t matter how long you take to complete each module – with online learning there are no deadlines.
This means you choose the order to complete your modules and whether to study more than one at a time. You also choose how much support you need – all you need is a broadband connection to get access to a tutor whether you’re studying during your lunchbreak, at the crack of dawn or in the wee small hours!
Your qualification can be upgraded to an MBA when you’re ready, either on campus or online – the choice is yours!
Online Business School is at the forefront of online education. Based in Coventry, it is dedicated to helping Students from all corners of the world attain an undergraduate Degree or postgraduate MBA for less than £5000. With a 24/7 student networking platform, personal dashboards, 1-2-1 online tutorials, group webinars and bank of pre-recorded group webcasts, Online Business School provides students with all the support that they need to succeed in developing their professional skill base and achieve a university qualification. www.onlinebusinessschool.com