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The Online MBA by Middlesex University

The online MBA for future business leaders

Application deadline 17th August | Starts 14th September 2020

Become a leader

The MBA that combines quality with flexibility for future niche industry leaders

This MBA programme has been painstakingly designed to equip current and future leaders within niche industries with the skills, knowledge and tools they need to manage their business successfully.

The online MBA by Middlesex University equips you with a high level of critical thinking, enhancing and extending previous experience in business management. It also develops your ability to apply existing and newly acquired knowledge and experience to complex business issues, preparing you for leadership and transformational roles within different companies. You will be able to demonstrate a broad perspective on organisational management and its wider impact on society and the environment.

When: 14 September
Application deadline: To be confirmed
Where: Delivered online with the support of leading industry experts
Duration: 24 months

Course Modules | Courses Fees | Meet the Experts | About Online Learning


  • Induction
  • Strategy and Innovation
  • Financial and Economic Analysis
  • Managing and Developing people
  • Global Marketing Management
  • Cross Cultural Management and Ethics
  • Operations and Supply Chain Management
  • Business Transformation Project
  • Optional (Consultancy Project)
  • Elective 1: The Global Energy Industry (20 credits)
  • Elective 2: Business Analytics & Performance Measurement (20 Credits)
  • Elective 3: Emerging Technologies (20 Credits)
  • Elective 4: Entrepreneurial Management (20 Credits)

Download the full course syllabus to find out more about each module and what you will learn on the course.

Meet the experts

Dr Bournakis obtained a PhD in Economics from the University of Kent after completing an MA in Economics and Econometrics at the University of Manchester. His research interests lie within a broad area of Applied Economics, with particular reference to International Trade, Productivity Convergence and Industrial Organisation. He has also taught Maritime Economics in the MBA in Shipping and Logistics, he is currently the Programme Leader for the Distance Learning MBA in Middlesex University Business School.

Anna is currently Dean and Pro Vice Chancellor of Middlesex University Business School. She has worked with the strategic development of organisations and their management teams for more than 25 years. Her areas of specialism are organisational behaviour, managing people, and learning and development with a particular emphasis on managing and developing people in the virtual organisation. She has extensive research experience in survey design and data analysis at organisational, national and international levels.

Chari is a Chemical Engineering graduate with a PhD on the benefits of Enterprise Systems on Mid-Sized Manufacturing Businesses . He teaches Project Management, Sourcing and Procurement, and Services Operations Management. Prior to joining Middlesex University, he wor ked at the University of Bolton and was actively involved in the research, enterprise and teaching activities. He has delivered various regional development projects aimed at supporting small and medium sized businesses in improving business performance. In addition to being the Programme Leader for this course, he is a course leader for the Supply Chain Management programme. He has lectured globally on supply chains, procuerment, operations management and enterprise systems to supply chain professionals from diverse industry segments including oil and gas.

Dr Nathalie van Meurs is a senior lecturer in Management Perspectives and Managing in a Globalised World as well as being the Programme Leader for BA International Business. The core focus of her research is the predictive validity of cultural values in relation to management behaviour, whether at governmental, organisational or individual level, in particular the hybridisation of our environment and identities and how this impacts on work and general life. Publications have been on organisational justice; person-organisation fit; communication and negotiation; and distributive leadership. She is recognised for her expertise and experience in: cross-cultural management; social psychology; management perspectives; research methods (quantitative, survey); and critical thinking and evidence-based management. Previously, she worked for Shell International and Randstad.


An excellent opportunity for anyone involved in international trade to not only develop their critical thinking skills and industry best practices but also to enhance knowledge on industry’s main challenges, trends and opportunities. For me, it was a very strategic milestone in my life which I am very proud to have taken. Thanks to all the crew on the course.

Hilmi M. Armoush, CEO, Trans East Shipping & Logistics

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