Business Management

Business Management

Business Management is a programme of study which involves top level business operations including, planning, supervising and reviewing business contracts as well as training and leading team members to maximise company objectives.

Course Description

Business Management programme provide greater depth and specialisation and offers suitable work experience so that learners can apply their knowledge and practical skills in the workplace during their study. The qualification prepares learners for employment in the sector and is suitable for those who have already decided that they wish to enter this area of work.

Key Course Structure:

  • What is the course duration?
    6 – 12 months
  • What are the days and times of the course?
    Evenings only – times to be agreed on enrolment, or
    Distance Learning only – times to be agreed on enrolment
  • Open Curriculum
    Open Curriculum allows access to our course materials for missed presentations and tutorials, as well as assignment submission, feedback facilities, and online discussions between students and tutors using discussion seminars, etc.
  • What qualifications will I get?
    – Diploma in Business Management, or
    – Higher Diploma in Business Management.
  • Which Units will I be learning?
    The course is modular and consists of a selection and mixture of units. 8 units (120 Credits) for the diploma pathway and 16 units (240 Credits) for the higher diploma pathway.
Course Specifications

Course Content

A description of the outcomes that will be completed to demonstrate competence and skills on the course…

Mandatory core units (60 credits) must be taken
Unit 1 Business Environment – 15 Credits
Unit 2 Managing Financial Resources and Decisions – 15 Credits
Unit 3 Organisations and Behaviour 15 Credits
Unit 4 Marketing Principles – 15 Credits

Optional Units — choose units with a total credit value of 60 credits
Unit 13 Personal and Professional Development – 15 Credits
Unit 15 Managing Business Activities to Achieve Results – 15 Credits
Unit 16 Managing Communications, Knowledge and Information – 15 Credits
Unit 21 Human Resource Management – 15 Credits

Mandatory core units – all eight units (125 credits) must be taken
Unit 1 Business Environment – 15 Credits
Unit 2 Managing Financial Resources and Decisions – 15 Credits
Unit 3 Organisations and Behaviour 15 Credits
Unit 4 Marketing Principles – 15 Credits
Unit 5 Aspects of Contract and Negligence for Business – Credits 15
Unit 6 Business Decision Making – Credits 15
Unit 7 Business Strategy – Credits 15
Unit 8 Research Project – Credits 20

Optional Units — choose units with a total credit value of 115 credits
Unit 13 Personal and Professional Development – 15 Credits
Unit 14 Working with and Leading People – Credits 15
Unit 15 Managing Business Activities to Achieve Results – 15 Credits
Unit 16 Managing Communications, Knowledge and Information – 15 Credits
Unit 21 Human Resource Management – 15 Credits
Unit 32 Quality Management in Business – Credits 15
Unit 34 Operations Management in Business – Credits 15
Unit 42 Project Management for Business – 15 Credits

Applicants must be at least 18 years of age. You will normally need to have at least one of the following:
• A BTEC National Certificate or Diploma in an appropriate area
• A WASC/NECO in an appropriate academic area including Maths and English at grades C
• A GCE A Level profile which demonstrates strong performance in a relevant subject or an adequate performance in more than one GCE subject. This profile is likely to be supported by GCSE grades at level A-C
• Other related Level 3 qualifications / related work experience
• Mature students and students with other qualifications

* Applicants whose first language is not English, must satisfy the College of their English Language proficiency.

There are two parts to the assessment for these qualifications:

1. Assignments of a substantial level that reflects substantially the learning outcomes of each Unit and records evidence of skills for employment as well as academic achievements

2. Project Report of between 2500 and 5000 which must evidence application of learning from the programme syllabus and achievement of the overall Award’s learning outcomes

Upon successful completion of the course, candidates are awarded appropriate Diploma/Higher Diploma and may progress by direct-entry or to year 2 of a University degree course. Candidates may equally exit to employment and do well vocationally. 

  • All students are required to pay the following Distance Learning fee:
    • Higher Diploma £415 / N250,000.00 for 1 year
    • Diploma £250 / N155,000.00 for 6 months
  • FREE

    For further enquiries on any of the courses, please make contact on:

    Tel: +44(0)87856 122 588; +234(0)706 252 4962
    Email: info@mcbit.org

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