This postgraduate Level 7 Diploma in Business Management from the Association of Business Executives (ABE) is designed to enhance your career prospects and leads directly on to the advanced stages of MBA and Masters’ Degree programmes. It is an internationally recognised qualification taught online by a UK institution by UK based tutors. You study in your own time and at your own pace, all you need is Internet access!
How This Course Will Benefit Your Career
Strategic Business Management and PlanningThis unit aims to give you a strategic understanding of:- the nature, scope and need for strategic business management and planning in international organisations- the classical and contemporary models, concepts and tools used in business strategy and planning- how organisations identify and develop their goals and values- the impact of political, economic, social, technological, environmental and legal factors- the key forces that represent both opportunities and threats- the strategy process to achieve of competitive advantage- the future challenges affecting strategic business management and planningManagement of Financial Resources and PerformanceThis unit aims to give you a strategic understanding of:- the evaluation of performance using financial statements- the use of management accounting information in the planning and control of resources- how contemporary management accounting methodology can support the management and control of resources- the management and performance of resources in business strategy and planning- alternative financing to achieve organisational objectives- the use of financial data in long-term capital decision making- the international aspects of financial strategy- how organisations manage riskLeadership, Change and People PerformanceThis unit aims to give you a strategic understanding of:- how the workforce can contribute to competitive advantage and the strategic vision and values- strategies for people resourcing, retention and development- strategies for employee commitment and engagement- leadership approaches linked to High Performance Working (HPW)- the theories, concepts and tools associated with organisational change- the capabilities associated with the management of change and promotion of an HPW cultureCorporate Strategy, Governance and Ethics in the Global EnvironmentThis unit aims to give you a strategic understanding of:- how to analyse the business environment and the development of an international business organisation- the dynamics between an organisation’s resources, products or services and its environment- how to evaluate business ethics from a global perspective- the concepts and perspectives of corporate governance- corporate social and environmental responsibility- how to manage corporate governance and ethics to achieve corporate goals- how to implement and monitor governance and ethical issues in developing a corporate strategyResearch Methods and their Application to MarketingThis unit aims to give you a strategic understanding of:- the role of research methods in business, management and marketing- research design and an evaluation of different research approaches- setting research objectives, developing hypotheses and the planning of a research project- management, business and marketing theory and literature search relevant to the project- organising and executing data collection surveys using methodologies appropriate to the required data- analysing and evaluating the evidence (data collected)- reporting the findings / how to write up a business consultancy report
This is a Master’s Degree level qualification which gives you enhanced entry on to other MBA and Master’s Degree programmes.