I specialise in supporting MBA students, particularly in the early stages of the programme to ensure you get through the first one or two modules effectively, and on the final project, which is another big step up again. You're welcome to discuss how I may be able to help with a free online consultation:
Establishing research topic; exploring research design; writing guidance and full review of draft proposal.
This package supports you to: Set research aims, objectives and questions / hypotheses; critique literature review; define methodology; review qualitative data analysis. In addition to feedback on all draft chapters, this includes online consultations and email response within 24 hours throughout the project.
Detailed feedback on all sections of your writing that you choose for review:
Opportunities for you to check your progress and clarify any uncertainties at each stage of the project, as required via online consultations and/or email discussion. Response within 24 hours.
You can send a full draft towards the end of the project. The ELS review includes detailed commentary against all the criteria noted in option 3 above.
Thank you for your amazing support. You have been such a great guide, and I am so glad I made the decision to work with you as an MBA project coach.
Deepa Thomas-Sutcliffe 2021 DL MBA with Distinction
Dr Martin Sedgley in conversation with Nana Owusu-Koduah who achieved 85% for his final project to graduate with Distinction in 2020.
Nana explains to Martin how he came to choose a mixed methods approach (quantitative and qualitative).
Nana discusses his experience of mentoring support and changing supervisor part way through the project.
Many MBA students are part-time Executive or Distance Learners, with quite different challenges to younger students on full-time programmes. It could be 10 or even 20 years since you were last in formal education, and you may be quite unsure what is expected in terms of academic reading and writing.
I understand these challenges of returning to study as a mature learner, having worked with hundreds of MBA students from across the world, providing practical guidance on how to accelerate your academic transition over the first two or three modules. I provide two main forms of support:
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‘After receiving extensive feedback from ELS on the draft of my first assignment in the Managing People module, I realised I had to radically re-write it over the weekend before submission. I got an A (Distinction).’
Leo Filson (Distance Learning MBA)
‘ELS guidance really clarified the MBA academic expectations, and this rich experience contributed directly to my subsequent achievements of graduating with Merit, and achieving Distinction in my final project.’ Khishigsukh Boldbaatar (Full-time MBA)
ELS Assignment Reviews provide comprehensive feedback on your early drafts, so that you can improve these before final submission, especially in the first term when you are still adapting to postgraduate study. Students consistently report increased academic grades after implementing ELS feedback.
Find out details and costs of the Assignment Review service by completing the contact form.
ELS Academic Mentoring with Dr Sedgley provides empathic 1-1 guidance on how to meet your tutors' requirements. You can confidentially discuss any uncertainties, and Dr Sedgley will help you take charge of your studies, develop your confidence and improve your assessment performance.
Arrange a free discussion about how Academic Mentoring can help you by booking an online appointment.