Business Management BBA

FIRST YEAR

Duration: nine month period in the case of full-time students.  ON SITE OR ONLINE
Level 4 courses combine practical career-based elements with a number of essential underpinning management disciplines that will be invaluable as the individual’s career progresses. The course is therefore an ideal preparation for future employment in the sector.
Alternatively students may use it as a pathway to advanced study, typically progressing on to the Level 5 Diploma. Since the Level 4 Diploma is designed to be broadly equivalent to that of the first year of a bachelor’s degree, students may use the qualification to apply for credit entry to a number of bachelor degree programs at selected universities worldwide.
 
The Undergraduate Level 4 Diploma in Management is a 120 credit course designed to fast track students to the final year of an associated Undergraduate BA in Business and Management, which can either be completed on campus or via distance learning. The course is made up of 10 level 4 modules (120 credits).
 
Each module consists of 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours’ worth of optional materials which comprise of recommended exercises, recommended readings and internet resources. Within the modules are self testing exercises. You must take care in answering these. Although they are not marked nor do they count towards your final assessment, the marking is tested against your scoring on the final assessment to check for consistency of score.
 
 
 
Admission requirements
Students must have completed secondary Diploma at A level or Baccalaureate, Abitur, or equivalent  with a minimum age of 18 years and have the following English proficiency: Minimum English IELTS 4.5 or an approved equivalent. (Recommended English IELTS 5.5 level or an approved equivalent).
 
 
Syllabus Overview
 
 
Developing Personal Skills. 12 Credits
Develop a range of personal skills vital to the world of business. Concentrating on communication, leadership and decision making techniques.
 
Effective Communication. 12 Credits
Communication is the key to effective operations and working effectively with others. Throughout this module, learners will grasp a range of communication techniques used for a variety of commercial purposes.
 
The Business Environment. 12 Credits
Explore issues outside of the business that may affect the business and its operations. Looking into economics, international dimensions, nature and competition.
 
The Marketing Mix. 12 Credits
Exploring and using the marketing mix as part of the business planning process.
 
Strategic HRM. 12 Credits
This module looks at employees and people as a business’ most valuable asset. Recruit the best, reward the best and retain the best.
 
Managing Ethically. 12 Credits
Explore the various theories and models of management and their different contexts.
 
Culture and the Organization. 12 Credits
What is meant by culture? Why is it important? How does it differ between organizations?
 
Customers and Customer Service. 12 Credits
This module looks at customers as the fulcrum of any business.
 
Fundamentals of Accounting. 12 Credits
On completion of this module, learners will understand accounts and how they can be used to give insight into the health of the organization.
 
Financial Management and Control. 12 Credits
In this module, learners will compare and contrast some examples of good and bad financial decision making and the impact on the business.
 
 
 
 
 
 
SECOND YEAR 
 
Duration: nine month period in the case of full-time students.  ON SITE OR ONLINE

The course aims to provide students with an introductory understanding of the managerial, decision-making and leadership aspects.

In addition it is also designed to develop independent research and study skills required when working at  managerial level in the industry. It is therefore an excellent preparation for either entry to the workplace or as a springboard into final year bachelor’s degree level study.

The Undergraduate Level 5  Diploma in Management is a 120 credit course designed to fast track students to the final year of an associated Undergraduate BA in Business and Management, which can either be completed on campus or via distance learning. The course is made up of 10 level 5 modules (120 credits).

Each module consists of 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours’ worth of optional materials which comprise of recommended exercises, recommended readings and internet resources. Within the modules are self-testing exercises. You must take care in answering these. Although they are not marked nor do they count towards your final assessment, the marking is tested against your scoring on the final assessment to check for consistency of score.

Successful completion of the full Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management and final year of an accredited Undergraduate Degree programme, will give students the right credentials to go on and apply for a job in marketing, accounting, human resources, management or business consultancy.

Admission requirements

Students must have completed secondary Diploma  at A level or Baccalaureat, Abitur, or equivalent  + one higher education year of study, with a minimum age of 18 years and have the following English proficiency: Minimum English IELTS 4.5 or an approved equivalent. (Recommended English IELTS 5.5 level or an approved equivalent).

 Syllabus Overview

The Entrepreneurial Manager. 12 Credits
What is an Entrepreneur? Examine the skills and qualities of entrepreneurship.

Organisation Structures. 12 Credits
Why are organisations structured in the way they are? What determines the optimum structure and how does it differ between organisations? In this module, learners will look at the numerous models and theories that make up organisational structure.

Practical Accounting Analysis. 12 Credits
Learners will complete exercises in accounts throughout this module to understand what they are telling us and the actions that analysis can precipitate.

Business Planning and Goal Setting. 12 Credits
What is the business trying to achieve? What will it do? How will it do it? This module focuses on the creation of clear goals and clear plans to achieve a clear objective.

Politics and Business. 12 Credits
Impact of politics on business and how it may help or hinder business. This module will educate learners on economic impact, exports and government support.

Business Law. 12 Credits
Explore the statutory responsibilities of managers as learners look into the legalities of business and business executives.

Managing in Today’s World. 12 Credits
Business in the modern world. This module focuses on governance and equality as a means to do right in business.

Performance Management. 12 Credits
Understanding how your people and your business can continually improve together, learners will review reward structures, CPD, training and development to ensure high performance in business.

Marketing and Sales Planning. 12 credits
Learners will analyse how markets, customers, competitors and products can come together in a cohesive plan.

Quantitative Skills. 12 Credits
On successful completion of this module, learners will have knowledge of numeric exercises and will understand their use within the context of the business.

 

 

THIRD YEAR  

Duration: nine month period in the case of full-time students.  ON SITE OR ONLINE
 
This programme is the ultimate undergraduate level award and has been expressly designed to provide equivalent learning to that provided by a British university bachelor’s degree programme in hospitality and tourism.
In fact, graduates of this programme are able to convert their award into a recognized British university Bachelor’s degree. The student should check with the registrar for more details.
 
The Graduate Business and Management course is made up of 10 modules and each module consists of around 40 guided learning hours. All modules have an additional 30-50 learning hours of optional materials which comprise of recommended exercises, recommended readings and internet resources.
 
Within the modules are self-testing exercises, you must take care in answering these although they are not marked nor do they count towards your final assessment, the marking is tested against your scoring on the final assessment to check for consistency
 
Admission requirements
Students must have completed secondary Diploma at A level or Baccalaureat, Abitur, or equivalent + 2 years of higher education study, with a minimum age of 18 years and have the following English proficiency: Minimum English IELTS 4.5 or an approved equivalent. (Recommended English IELTS 5.5 level or an approved equivalent) .  Students who do not satisfy the English language requirement.
 
 
Syllabus Overview
IT in Business. 12 Credits
There is clear evidence that Information Technology provides competitive advantage, whatever the business sphere an organisation operates it, this module will assess pros and cons of using information technology within business.
Effective Communications. 12 Credits
Information is the most valuable asset in the contemporary organisation, and communication is the method by which information is shared. It is on the basis of information that business decisions are made. So without effective communications, an organisation simply cannot perform optimally.
High Performance Teams. 12 Credits
This module is designed for both new and experienced managers. Using a mix of information, personal and team activities, it aims to help learners develop new team building skills or refine and expand the team building skills they already possess.
Leadership Skills. 12 Credits
Good leadership is essential for success in any organisation, whether in the private or public sector. Today, rapid change, in the form of a constantly changing competitive environment, innovations in technology and changing economic conditions, have led to the realisation that leadership is a skill to be developed.
Manager’s Toolkit. 12 Credits
There are literally thousands of management tools and models which can be used for analysis, problem solving and strategy development. The trick for the practising manager is to master a few which are versatile and which can be used in most of the situations you are likely to encounter.
Managing and Using Finance. 12 Credits
This module covers key areas of accounting, as seen from a business perspective. It explains how accountancy can inform and guide management decisions.
Managing and Using Marketing. 12 Credits
The focus of marketing is on the customer and customer satisfaction – meeting the needs of customers through the products/services we sell and offering the customer what they perceive as value. Today customers have higher and higher expectations for quality, service and value.
Managing Organisations. 12 Credits
There is a great deal of focus on creating the right type of organisation today because it is recognised that the structure, culture and management of the organisation has a huge influence on organisational performance.
Personal Effectiveness. 12 Credits
So what is personal effectiveness? Personal effectiveness covers those skills and abilities that we need to have, regardless of our job, status or professional background. Personal effectiveness is about using the key skills we have identified to achieve greater productivity and successful results – whether that be on a business or personal basis.
Quality and Excellence. 12 Credits
The words quality and excellence are used in a wide variety of contexts in organisations. We refer to a quality product, a quality company, excellent business procedures or an excellent service. So what exactly do we mean by these terms? Does quality mean conformance to specifications? Does it mean a product or service without flaws? Does it mean excellence?
 
 
 

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