ABOUT THE COURSE
This programme is designed to appeal to those looking 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 for 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’ BSc (Hons) Business Studies degree programme.
YEAR ONE: Personal Development Planning // Working with others in Academic & Workplace Settings // Introduction to Management // IT for Business // Marketing and Customers // Work-based Learning // Introduction to Business Law // Buyer Behaviour
YEAR TWO: Leading & Developing Teams // Project Management // Managing Financial Resources // Organisational Development Techniques // Human Resource Management // Work Based Learning // Strategic Management // Strategies for Enterprise Creation
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 (Hons) Degree at the College accredited by the University of Chichester.