MINIMUM ENTRY REQUIREMENTS:
This programme is designed to appeal to learners wishing to enter a profession as well as those seeking continuing professional development. They can also provide pathways for lifelong learning and the opportunity to progress to other qualifications.
The course is designed specifically to cater to the needs of employees working in a management or supervisory role, or those aspiring to such a role. It aims to equip students to understand the nature of the organisations in which they work, the roles they are called upon to play, and how they might enhance their own performance in pursuit of their chosen careers. It also aims to set the work within an academic context. The course offers a mix of academic and vocational/professional study that encourages students to develop within their work environment and to be reflective, lifelong learners. Successful completion enables students to progress to the honours level of University of Chichester’ BA (Hons) Business Studies degree programme.
YEAR ONE: Understanding Organisations // Business Environment // Accounting in Business // Marketing and Customers // Personal Development Planning // Introduction to Management // IT for Business
YEAR TWO: Project Management // Managing Financial Resources // Human Resource Management // Leading & Developing Teams // Organisational Development Techniques
The course is continuously assessed through ongoing assignments, projects and exams appropriate to the subject. Deadlines will be strictly applied to the submission of work, as is university and business practice.
WHERE DOES IT LEAD?
Employment opportunities enhanced by your increasing ability to contribute to an organisation will range from careers in HR, Finance, Marketing or Sales, as well as the potential to move to supervisory and management roles.
Progression to the 3rd year of the Business Top-up Honours Degree at the College accredited by the University of Chichester.