Managing businesses and people requires serious and honed leadership skills. Studying Business Management can set you up for the top!
Do you see yourself as a future business leader? Are you keen to understand how businesses solve problems, tackle risk, make effective decisions and develop strategies for corporate success?
This versatile degree, which benefits from EPAS accreditation from the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), will provide a solid grounding in business management theory, skills, tools and techniques – from economics and accounting to marketing, e-commerce and human resources. With its distinctive focus on corporate engagement, responsible management and internationalisation, we offer three specialist pathways in supply chain management, leadership or global practice, which all include modules accredited by the Association for Project Management (APM). The supply chain management pathway also has a module accredited by the Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supply (CIPS).
Coventry has excellent links with national and international employers, like Jaguar Land Rover, Peugeot Citroen and Enterprise Rent-a-car. Our teaching is grounded in the corporate world, using real-life international case studies and providing a range of exciting work placement options.
Why Coventry University?
An award-winning university, we are committed to providing our students with the best possible experience. We continue to invest in both our facilities and our innovative approach to education. Our students benefit from industry-relevant teaching, and resources and support designed to help them succeed. These range from our modern library and computing facilities to dedicated careers advice and our impressive Students’ Union activities.
The course is designed to prepare you for an international management career with expert business knowledge, professional skills and business acumen to succeed.
Our aim is to equip you with a business degree qualification suitable in local, national or international markets. We are committed to maintaining our strong track record for employability – latest statistics show. Throughout your studies, we support your career planning and develop your communication, presentation and interview skills through our Continuous Professional Development (CPD) programme, which includes workshops on personal branding and networking skills.
The structure of the course, the experiences and support made available to you are all designed with a view to developing the skills, competencies and understanding necessary to contribute in the rapidly changing work environment.
You will have access to a wide range of field trip opportunities, with many of these being overseas. Trips are advertised regularly and provide opportunities to understand business within different cultural environments and to develop networks with a wider range of students and organisations.
Whether you require support and guidance in relation to long or short-term placement desires, or the needs and expectations of external employers, we have employability and careers tutors as well as your own academic personal tutor on hand to help you make these decisions and develop your own career plan.
The optional modules available give the degree flexibility to help shape it as your career plans become clearer. You could go on to work in a diverse range of industries and jobs, from the civil service to large multinationals, working in anything from management and HR to advertising and marketing. We also have students who go on work in family businesses and are able to bring new insights and experiences.
Coventry University is committed to preparing you for your future career and giving you a competitive edge in the graduate job market. The University's Careers and Employability team provide a wide range of support services to help you plan and prepare for your career.
Where our graduates work
Recent graduates have gone on to join graduate schemes at National Grid, Ford, Opel and Royal Mail, while others have secured graduate positions as a commercial analyst for TNT, a commercial manager at Marks & Spencer, an assistant manager at Mitchells and Butler and a programme analyst at Jaguar Land Rover.
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