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MSc Management Practice

The MSc Management Practice is a new leadership development programme that is up to 100% fully funded through the apprenticeship levy. It is designed especially for strategic leaders in the private, public or third sector who are responsible for delivering results.

The two year, part-time, blended learning Masters course is senior leader apprenticeship (Level 7) accredited programme from the University of Manchester.

The format of the programme has been carefully aligned with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and applies to real business and organisational issues.

By using apprenticeship levy funding for this programme, companies can cost effectively develop managers and leaders to build successful, sustainable and profitable businesses for the future. Not only developing more confident and agile existing leaders but also attracting new talent.

The Benefits

Career-boosting

The opportunity to gain a MSc awarded by The University of Manchester and CMI Professional Chartered Manager status.

Transformational

The emphasis on reflective practice, psychometrics and coaching personalise every delegate’s own development.

Flexible

Uniquely designed to support different learning styles with a combination of classroom sessions, peer learning, coaching and online support.

Applicable

The Manchester Method of ‘learning by doing’ makes sure theory can immediately be put into practice.

Supportive

On-going interaction before, during and after the programme ensures knowledge and skills are fully embedded and allows for future development needs.

Focused

Classroom sessions give time and space to focus away from the pressures and distractions of everyday working life.

Experienced

Each session is facilitated by leading business experts and researchers with a wealth of experience in delivering Executive Education programmes to professional cohorts.

Lasting

Programme offers long-term benefits for individuals, organisations and communities and promotes a lifelong connection with Alliance MBS.

The Delegates

Level 7 senior leadership apprenticeships are for professional strategic leaders in the private, public or third sector who are responsible for delivering results through:

  • Direction and vision;
  • Identifying long term opportunities and risks;
  • Shaping innovative and supportive cultures.

Specific job roles may include General Manager, Senior Manager, Executive, Director, Chief Operating Officer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Executive Officer and Chief Information Officer.

Entry requirements

A First or Upper Second class honours degree (2:1) plus three years' management experience (with strong and consistent career progression and achievement)

Or

Five years' management experience (with strong and consistent career progression and achievement), plus interview with the course director.

And

English and Maths GCSE at grade C or above, or equivalent qualification.

The Programme

Download the full programme design

Duration Two years part-time blended learning
Intake January or July
Class time 25 days face-to-face contact: one induction day plus eight x three day classes
Location Alliance MBS Executive Education Centre or onsite for in-house cohorts
Minimum professional experience

Three-five years' management experience (with strong and consistent career progression and achievement)

Entry requirements First or Upper Second class honours degree (2:1) plus three years' management
experience (with strong and consistent career progression and achievement)
or
Five years' management experience (with strong and consistent career progression and
achievement), plus interview with the course director.
And
English and Maths GCSE at grade C or above, or equivalent qualification.
Accreditation An MSc awarded by The University of Manchester and CMI Professional Chartered Manager status

Programme outline 

MSc Management programme outline 

The Team

Alliance Manchester Business School has some of the most highly-regarded experts in business management. By working closely with industry, the team can solve real problems, predict future trends and drive change in business and management.

Our highly experienced team ensures everything about your programme runs smoothly. From booking on to the course and meeting with your personal coach to using your virtual classroom and completing your post programme end point assessments, they aim to make your Alliance MBS experience as enjoyable and stress free as possible.

Our Team - Victoria Mansfield
Victoria Mansfield
Programme Manager

Our Experts - David Lowe
Dr David Lowe

Programme Director

Our Experts - Paul Evans
Dr Paul Evans

Lecturer in Business Analytics

Our Experts - Irene Roele
Irene Roele

Fellow in Executive Education

Our Team - Jill Ingham
Dr Jill Ingham

Programme Business Development Manager

 

Key features

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Coaching

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Levy funding

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CMI Professional Chartered Manager status

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Network