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Postgraduate Research Diploma in Strategic Business Management (Level 8) - Pathway To Doctor of Business Administration (DBA)

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Postgraduate Research Diploma in Strategic Business Management (Level 8) - Pathway To Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) in Nepal 2024
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The Postgraduate Research Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice aims to enhance the strategic management and leadership capabilities of managers who possess the necessary authority and personal qualities to convert organizational strategy into efficient operational performance.

This program aligns with contemporary practices in Strategic Management and Leadership and provides learners with the opportunity to advance their in-depth comprehension of strategic management and leadership in a professional setting. This diploma is ideal for experienced learners who have a background in academic study or industry. It emphasizes practical skill development in conjunction with theoretical principles, with a strong focus on job-related competencies.

The qualification will empower learners to be self-reliant, self-motivated learners with the skills and drive to continue learning, evolving, and reflecting on their practice throughout their professional careers.

The course aims for the following:

  1. To enable learners to apply analytical and evaluative techniques to business in private and public sectors.
  2. To enhance analytical and evaluative skills relating to business across a number of industries.
  3. To develop the learners' ability to recognise and reflect on the process of personal learning and development which facilitates the enhancement of key personal, sociable and other transferable skills.
  4. To develop the learners ability to formulate and use appropriate methodologies and approaches.
  5. To ensure the learner understands how to initiate, design and undertake research, development or strategic activities that extend or produce a significant change in the field of work or study.
  6. To ensure the learner can critically evaluate actions, methods and results and their short and long-term implications for the field of work or knowledge and its wider context.

 

This module provides the most critical information about the study course and assignment submission.

  • VIDEO - How to Avoid Plagiarism in Your Writing

    Watch this video to gain further insight.

  • Harvard Referencing Style Guide

    Watch this video to gain further insight.

  • How to Summarise - Assignment Guide

    Downloadable material to advance your understanding of this module.

  • Summarising, Paraphrasing, Quotation for your Assignment

    Downloadable material to advance your understanding of this module.

  • Official Title Pages – Assignments

    Downloadable material to advance your understanding of this module.

This module will equip students with the qualitative and quantitative principles to undertake research at the doctorate level. The research principles will include a review of theoretical principles informed by Research Philosophy and Research Approach along with empirical research principles involving Research Strategy, Data Collection Method and Data Analysis Method. Additionally, students will be equipped to make appropriate judgements based on ethical practices during the PhD research.

  • Research Philosophies and Principles

     

  • VIDEO - Overview of the Research Onion

    Watch this video to gain further insight.

  • Selecting a Research Topic

     

  • Searching and Reviewing Literature

      

  • VIDEO - How to write a Literature Review

    Watch this video to gain further insight.

  • Developing conceptual Framework

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • PDF - How to create a Conceptual Framework

    Downloadable material to advance your understanding of this module.

  • Research Strategy and Design

     

  • Research Methods I

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Research Methods II

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • PDF - How Observation is Used As a Research Method

    Downloadable material to advance your understanding of this module.

  • Research Methods: Data Analysis

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Research Proposal and Writing Up

     

  • Research Ethics

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • QUIZ - Advanced Business Research Methods

    Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz. Read each question carefully and choose the response that you feel is correct.

This module will aim at the management of human beings in a complex organisation; recruiting, selecting, training, promoting & motivating human beings. Increasing personal loyalties & managing personnel to elevate individual contribution, increasing quality & lowering operational costs.

  • Dynamics of Human Resource Management

     

  • Enhancing Human Resource Management Competencies

      

  • Human Resource Management as a Strategic Partner

     

  • Concepts in Managing and Utilizing Human Resources

     

  • Optimizing Organizational Productivity and Performance Management

     

  • Advanced Human Resource Management

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The course presents conceptual frameworks and models which will assist students to analyze competitive situations and strategic dilemmas and gaining insight into strategic management. This course will provide a synthesis of previous course materials within the business programmes. Lectures are supplemented with case studies.

  • Concepts in Strategy Evaluation

      

  • Understanding the Strategy Formulation

     

  • Concepts in Implementing Strategies

      

  • Business Analysis Case Studies

      

  • Understanding Business Analysis

     

  • Strategic Management and Business Analysis

    Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz. Read each question carefully and choose the response that you feel is correct.

The objective of this course is to provide the principles of asset valuation and financing in competitive global financial markets. The course is organized around the three main ideas in Finance: The time value of money, Diversification and risk, Arbitrage and hedging. The time value of money is a basic determinant in the valuation of assets such as bonds, stocks, futures, and options. The classes on diversification and risk provide a thorough grounding in the trade-off between risk and return given by modern portfolio theory. In discussing arbitrage and hedging, we demonstrate how to hedge market risk, interest rate risk, and foreign exchange risk. This involves using futures and options.

  • Global Financial Management Landscape

     

  • Understanding Exchange Rate System

     

  • Understanding International Equity and Debt Markets

      

  • Understanding the Dynamics of Foreign Direct Investment

     

  • Country Risk Analysis, International Banking and Trade Finance

     

  • Global Financial Management

    Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz. Read each question carefully and choose the response that you feel is correct.

Theoretical statements of individual and group behaviour in organizations will be examined in this course. Student presentations and discussions will include detailed treatments of organization design, change, and reorganization, as well as inter-organizational relationships.

  • Understanding Leadership Processes

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Understanding Organisational Structure

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Dynamics of Teams and Groups in an Organisation

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Organisational Context and Contemporary Organisational Behaviour

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Dynamics of Individual Behaviour in an Organisation

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Organizational Behaviour

    Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz. Read each question carefully and choose the response that you feel is correct.

The course aims at helping PhD candidates develop an appreciation for the intellectual growth of business as a discipline. Students will have an opportunity to view the historical growth of the field from an economic to a behaviourally-based discipline. By studying multiple articles on each topic, students will gain an understanding of the way academic knowledge is developed as well as being exposed to contemporary social science methods.

  • The Development and Complexity of the Organisation Theory

     

  • Advanced Discussion on Rational and Natural Theorists

     

  • Marketing as a science, advance marketing theory, and philosophical thoughts

     

  • Qualitative and Quantitative Approaches in Finance

     

  • Current Research Perspective In Business Theory

     

  • Advanced Business Theory

    Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz. Read each question carefully and choose the response that you feel is correct.

This module captures the essence of research in advanced theory and practice of business management that include areas such as Analysis of modern management theories, Development of organizations, Dynamics of organizational behaviour and relationship to effective administration in addition to the Models of communication, motivation, and leadership.

  • Exploring the Legacy of Pioneering Management Thinkers

     

  • A Historical and Theoretical Overview of Management and Social Responsibility

     

  • Advanced Critical Theory, Critical Management Studies, and Critical Realism

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Advanced Theoretical Foundation of Organizational Behaviour and Change Management

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Advanced Theory of Quality Management

    Self-paced pre-recorded learning content on this topic.

  • Advanced Management

    Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz. Read each question carefully and choose the response that you feel is correct.

All MSBM courses are accredited by the relevant partners and awarding bodies. Please refer to MSBM accreditation in about us for more details.

The MSBM Postgraduate Research Diploma is equivalent to the first 3 years of a four-year doctorate degree. 

Learners completing the MSBM Postgraduate Research Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice can progress to a DBA or a PhD awarded by our partners.


To be considered eligible for this qualification, applicants will need to meet all of the following criteria:

  • Have a minimum of 3 years’ relevant work experience.
  • Must hold/have held a position at a senior management level which is capable of supporting the achievement of the programme learning outcomes, including the professional research project.
  • Students must have a master's qualification with a minimum merit (60%) pass.
  • Students are required to submit an up-to-date CV.
  • Students need to submit a brief research proposal (500 words) consisting of the sections of background (brief literature review), research rationale (what is the contribution to knowledge from the proposed research study and why is it important?), aim and objectives and research methodology (follow saunders’ research onion layers). This is for the PhD and DBA path only.
  • 1 professional and 1 academic reference are required.
  • Bachelor's and master's degree certificates and transcripts.

Workshops are conducted through live webinars for online students.

There is no Visa requirement for this programme.

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