With curriculum developed in partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, a non-profit organisation that creates evidence-based original research on the benefits of a circular economy. By the end programme, you will be able to:
• Demonstrate a systemic and critical understanding of contemporary management knowledge and scholarship, together with awareness of contemporary business issues, and current research and practice in business administration in both domestic and global contexts, with a specific focus on circular economy management practice.
• Demonstrate a broad but rigorous understanding of the concepts, constructs and frameworks applicable to
business administration and of the tools and techniques used to support decision making.
• Exercise personal initiative and responsibility in effecting solutions to complex strategic business problems surrounding by uncertain business intelligence and incomplete data, which take into account the complexity of the circular economy agenda in its broadest sense.
• Evidence adaptability and originality in tackling and solving problems, and the ability to work cooperatively with others and provide an impact as an ethical leader in a range of contexts.
• Develop innovation in practice, identify opportunities and create effective strategies for dealing with the complex issues in applying circular economy at different scales.
• Critically evaluate and develop investigative designs that will facilitate the collection of data to support the construction and presentation of business cases, with particular focus given to those related to the circular economy.
• Articulate the role and relationship between circular economy thinking and action, sustainable development and education for sustainable development.
• Reflect on, and plan, future learning and professional development needs around circular economy, enterprise and innovation in relation to their current and future professional role in order to ensure continued fitness for practice.