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Middlesex University - Spelling out our qualities
Exclusively for our Harbour Master Diploma Graduates

Internationally recognised online MBA from Middlesex University and IBC Academy

Develop advanced management knowledge and skills

An MBA not only benefits you as an individual - it also enhances your employer's business.

The MBA by online distance learning

Study any-time, anywhere: home, work or whilst travelling - wherever you have an internet connection.

In-company business and management training

Management development by distance learning, instructor led workshops, webinars, elearning and blended delivery for corporate groups.

Master of Business Administration (Harbour Masters) - delivered by part-time online distance learning and awarded by Middlesex University

MBA top-up for IBC Academy / Lloyd's Maritime Academy Diploma for Harbour Masters

The MBA (Harbour Masters) is a unique top-up programme for holders of the Diploma for Harbour Masters from IBC Academy. Delivered 100% by part-time online distance education in partnership with Middlesex University, the top-up MBA programme helps you develop the advanced management skills you need to boost your professional standing and career success as you work towards senior management or director roles, without having to put your existing career on hold.

This part-time Master of Business Administration top-up course is designed for Harbour Masters looking to build on the knowledge gained during their Diploma and focuses on the advanced business, management and leadership skills needed to step up to a more senior role. The course is accessible from all over the world, and whenever you have access to the internet you can be online and engaging with your studies, tutors and fellow students.

Your existing Diploma for Harbour Masters has been academically assessed to provide 60 credits of prior learning accreditation, meaning you can fast-track your MBA, completing it in only 18 months of part-time study.

Your journey to an internationally-recognised MBA has already begun by completing your Diploma – now take the next step by downloading the prospectus for this MBA (Harbour Masters) for detailed syllabus information and enrolment advice.

Middlesex University MBA - Study Part-time Online

Delivered by the respected Middlesex University Business School in partnership with IBC Academy, the course is delivered via a sophisticated online learning system which provides an immersive learning experience across essential management skills and knowledge.

As a part-time student, as you exercise your critical thinking and decision making skills, you can apply what you are learning to your current situation leading to immediate workplace and career benefits. Personal and professional development is assured through dynamic online interaction, allowing you to build networks which will support your growth long after your degree is gained.

Modules engage students with current business theory, strategic leadership skills and practical industry knowledge. The final business transformation project allows in-depth analysis of an issue affecting your organisation or sector, applying skills gained throughout the programme to deliver valuable results.

This is a Middlesex University programme and qualification, with enrolment administered by IBC Academy, and delivered, assessed quality assured and awarded by Middlesex University.

The new Vice Chancellor outlines the focus that Middlesex University has for global courses delivered on and off campus by online distance learning

Find out more about the MBA now and join a world leading international university based in London.

The Middlesex University MBA - Rationale for choosing an MBA by part-time online distance learning

At a time when businesses across the globe face unprecedented change and challenges, the need for agile and far-sighted decision makers is more pressing than ever. This MBA course builds on your existing maritime safety management knowledge and experience with universally applicable executive skills and leadership development so that you can progress to senior management in your chosen organisation. What's more, its 100% online delivery gives you unique experience in virtual teamwork across cultures and time zones, setting you apart as a truly international leader. Giving you the global edge.

The strength of this UK University delivered and awarded MBA programme lies in combining your existing marine safety management studies and experience with established global management theory in a practical and accessible academic development framework.

The MBA achieves this by offering proven business and management training exclusively by distance learning, allowing you the chance to manage your own development without compromising your current employment or other commitments.  No physical attendance is required.

Middlesex University has been awarded The Queen’s Award for Enterprise for outstanding achievement in international trade

The MBA by distance education - where ambition meets opportunity for busy industry professionals

In completing this MBA you will achieve more than a Master’s qualification. You will gain a depth of knowledge and insight that formalises your experience and inspires confidence in those around you.

It is your passport to life-long goal achievement.

We are proud to help shape the industry leaders of the future, and invite you to learn more about this unique top-up distance learning MBA by downloading the MBA (Harbour Masters) by Distance Learning prospectus here.

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