• Anytime
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
The Online MBA Innovation Leadership and Consulting at Robert Kennedy College is a dynamic programme that focuses on developing practical skills that will enable you to lead change in your organisation, develop skills as an entrepreneur and deliver innovation. 

About

The Online MBA Innovation Leadership and Consulting at Robert Kennedy College is designed to develop tools and leadership skills needed to successfully manage innovation projects and programmes and acquire skills in a wide range of creativity and innovation processes and techniques. This programme will be of interest to you if you are a career professional who wishes to develop your skills in leading innovation and change, or you are currently supporting innovation and change in the work place or in the community.

The overall aim of the programme is to enable you to develop your critical understanding of the issues relating to leading innovation and change and consulting, so that you may enhance your leadership skills to develop sustainable individual and organisational potential. The programme brings together relevant contemporary academic theory and research with practical understanding of activities within organisations. You will explore issues that have significant impact within organisations by working with others and building on both their experiences and your own.

The programme provides opportunities for you to work with other leaders and potential leaders of innovation and change. This will be developed by enabling you to share knowledge, relate this to theories developed from relevant research, and learning by practical application.

Much of the learning is developed through the establishment of collaborative learning communities of programme participants and tutors – and you will become part of that community of learning. Your understanding is developed around the key skills, processes and practices of leadership, innovation and consulting. Solutions to real problems are suggested, discussed and analysed within the learning community with the support of tutors and fellow learners.

The programme is international in its design and engages with themes on an international basis. Many different cultural contexts are utilised to help provide the setting for discussions. This programme provides opportunities to grow global networks both virtually and also through the residential activity that creates an environment for cross cultural peer to peer learning.

On completion of the programme, you will be able to critically evaluate a range of theories and models relating to organisations, leadership, innovation and change, and consulting and apply these to real life situations in order to inform your decision making. The network that you will develop over the duration of the programme often continues to be a supportive and strong community of practice post-graduation.

Most of the programme is delivered online, but you must attend a 5 day residential in either York or Zürich as part of the Capstone Project module. This is an excellent opportunity to network with fellow professionals, share learning and understanding, and build global relationships, alongside learning about how to conduct academic research to support you in the completion of your capstone project.

Accreditation

This programme is offered in exclusive partnership with York St John University. After successfully completing your studies at Robert Kennedy College, you will receive a degree from York St John University which is duly accredited by the British Government. York St John University degrees are recognised worldwide.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Leading Innovation and Change
  • Building and Leading High Performing Teams
  • Mastering Strategic Consulting
  • Successful Strategic Thinking

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Deadline and start date A student can apply at any time for this programme, there is no deadline. More details: Four terms per year (winter, spring, summer and autumn).
  • Programme intensity Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 12 months
  • Credits
    180 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    Online
  • More information Go to the programme website

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

You need the following GPA score:

Required score: Lower Second Class

Applicants for graduate programs must have the equivalent of a bachelor’s degree with a minimum GPA equivalent to Lower Second Class on the UK Honour scale. Admitted applicants typically have an undergraduate GPA of or better on the UK Honour scale. No exam grade should be lower than 4.5 (European grade scale) or D (American grade scale).

Your GPA (Grade Point Average) is calculated using the grades that you received in each course, and is determined by the points assigned to each grade (e.g. for the US grading scale from A-F).

You must meet the University’s general entry criteria for postgraduate study. In addition, you must have:

  • bachelor’s degree or equivalent, achieved at Class 2.2 or above, from an approved University or Institution;
and
  • current or recent work experience (within the last two years) appropriate to enable you to contribute to the programme;
or
  • Entry via Open Access Module

Work Experience

At least 2 year(s) of work experience are required.

Getting a Student Visa

This is an online programme. You can attend from the comfort of your chair! So you don't need a student visa!

Tuition Fee

  • International

    11448 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11449 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    11448 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 11449 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 12 months.
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Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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