Full-time, one year
Good business and IT skills are needed in every type of industry and for all sizes of business - from small local firms to large multinationals, or public sector organisations such as the NHS and local councils. Our business courses will give you the right skills and knowledge to prepare you for a wide range of exciting careers - they’re relevant, practical and bang up to date with what businesses are looking for from new employees.
If you’ve got aspirations to work in a managerial role in business, then this course can help you achieve your goals.
For entry to this course you’ll need:
You’ll look at business strategy and culture and explore managerial behaviour.
You’ll look at key areas within Human Resource Management, including recruitment and selection, managing individual performance, training and development, grievance and disciplinary procedures, and how to motivate staff.
You’ll continue to develop your understanding of marketing, with the focus on international marketing. You’ll look at techniques for selecting international markets, learn how to access them and then produce your own marketing plan for a chosen international market.
You’ll build on your knowledge of economics and also explore the world economy and global economic environment, including international trade, the role of trade organisations and exchange rates.
You’ll continue to add to your ICT knowledge and learn about data communication systems, project management software and creating advanced presentations.
You’ll extend your financial knowledge, learning how to use management accounting in business and prepare financial forecasts and reports.
Finally, you’ll have the chance to:
Some students may also have the opportunity to:
When you successfully complete this course, you’ll have the choice of:
Potential careers include:
BE INSPIRED BY OUR BLOGS!