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    • MBS Worldwide Delivery Model Nigel Banister, Chief Global Officer 22 nd June 2011
    • Why is Transnational Education important?
      • Greater competition both at home and overseas
      • Proportion of overseas students coming to the UK will decline with time
      • Long term programme of internationalism is required to secure a wider global recognition
      • MBS school strategy Away Day concluded that TNE should become 50% of all MBS activity
    • MBS Worldwide’s Contribution
      • Financial Return
      • Global Presence
      • Technology Enhanced Learning
    • Target Markets
      • BRIC countries
      • High growth economies e.g. Gulf
      • Regional hubs e.g. Singapore, Dubai
      • UK
    • Key Areas of Activities
      • Part-time/blended learning programmes
      • Doctor of Business Administration
      • Global MBA
      • Streams
      • Global MBA (Finance)
      • Global MBA (Engineering)
      • Global MBA (Construction)
    • Singapore Hong Kong Dubai Sao Paulo Miami Manchester Global Footprint 1800 Students : 90+ Countries represented : MBA & DBA programmes Shanghai
    • Middle East Centre
    • China Centre
    • Singapore Centre
    • Miami Centre
    • Academic Partner Institutions MBS Worldwide signed a MoU with Dean Huo, School of Economics and Management Tongji University MBS signed a MoU with Dean Zhou, Antai College of Economics and Management, Shanghai Jiao Tong University
    • Global MBA Typical Programme Structure
    • Semester Structure
    • Learning Environment
      • Hardcopy study guides and text books
      • Fully supported online environment to learn when, where and how students choose
      • Global MBA Student Portal personal learning environment
      • Online delivery via BlackBoard
      • Supplemented by other tools including Kaelo and Wimba live classroom
      • Face to face workshops
      • Professional development via a Global Careers Portal
    • Online tools
    • Collaborative learning tools TEL Tools Simulations Reflective Blogs Podcasts Vodcasts Mentor Review Collaborative Wikis e-assessment e-portfolio Self Testing Interactive Materials
    • Workshops
      • 3 day events per module
      • Face to face taught element
      • Compulsory component
      • Case studies used
      • Marked group assignment during workshop
      • Encourage students to take workshops at two different centres
    • Global Careers Service
      • Blended format
      • Bespoke careers portal
      • Careers workshops
      • 1:1 coaching
      • Professional Development module
    • Assessment & Projects
      • Assessment
      • Two Assignments (50%)
      • One written examination – conducted at MBS or British Council office
      • E-assessment is being trialled
      • Projects
      • Manchester Method – enquiry based learning
      • Virtual teams to deliver live company projects
      • Structured reflective individual piece of research
    • New Developments
      • Blackboard Mobile learn trial on iPad
      • Migration to e-books to reduce carbon footprint
      • Increased use of live Webinars
      • Wimba Pronto
      • GotoTraining trial
    • Delivering value
      • Effective quality assurance is key – courses enjoy same learning outcomes and quality as the on campus ones
      • The course leads to same degree certificate as a full-time award
      • In addition to being both effective and scalable, support processes may be different to those for on campus programmes
      • Timescales and detailing in response are different when dealing with remote students
      • The MBSW model is designed to allow the student base to grow without further substantial investment
      Project Management Approach Marketing Support Delivery Development
    • The Future
      • Continue positioning programmes in a new market space that commands executive level pricing for blended learning
      • Move to 50% corporate sponsored students to improve quality of revenue stream
      • To establish MBS (Worldwide) as the leader of blended programmes in our key international markets (BRIC & HGC economies), thus assisting overall MBS global reputation.
      • To exploit new programme opportunities once MBS teaching resources become available
      • Invest in excellent learning resources whilst improving profitability