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Performance measures are a fact of life in the modern world. Wherever you work, live and play, Critical Success Factors, Key Performance Indicators, League Tables and Performance Measures and their various derivatives are commonplace. But how do we design effective performance measurement systems, and, more importantly, how do we use them for sustainable results?
There is a growing demand for graduates who have the skills and knowledge to develop and implement business performance measurement and management systems across different socio-technical settings.
This is a Specialist MSc
MSc Managing Business Performance is a Specialist MSc programme led by academics at the Edinburgh Business School. This Specialist Masters degree gives those who have worked in industry, or studied a similar subject previously, the chance to expand, refine and enhance their knowledge.
This 1-year Masters programme focuses almost entirely on the area of Managing Business Performance. It blends cutting-edge academic thinking with best practice from industry to give graduates and professionals the opportunity to advance with a highly employable skillset.
The Edinburgh Business School approach
MSc Managing Business Performance from the Edinburgh Business School at Heriot-Watt University will build knowledge in the field of business performance management and develop expertise in the frameworks, methods, tools and techniques that are commonly used in practice. It will cover both the technical and social aspects of managing the performance of organisations from across the industrial, commercial and public sectors.
Students will develop a critical understanding of the traditional and emerging organisational models and social trends, and develop an understanding of leadership and communication for effective business performance management.
|Mode of Study||MSc||PG Diploma|
|Full-time||12 months||9 months|
|Part-time||24 months||21 months|
This MSc in Managing Business Performance is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute and successful candidates will additionally be awarded a Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership from the CMI.