Undergraduate Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management - Online Business School | Educartis

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Course Overview


The Undergraduate Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management is a 240 credit course designed to fast track students to the final year of an associated Undergraduate BA in Business and Management Degree course, which can either be completed at a UK university on campus or via distance learning.

How This Course Will Benefit Your Career

The Level 4/5 Undergraduate extended Diploma in Management concentrates on key elements within business and management to fast track students to the final year of an associated Undergraduate Bachelor of Arts Degree.The course is made up of 20 interactive learning modules that focus on the key subjects required to secure and execute a profession in business. Developing the learner professionally and personally, the modules provide training to enhance the individual’s understanding and ability for a career in the commercial industry.
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    When do I start?

    Next available course

    Admission Criteria

    To enrol in a Level 4 course, you must be at least 18 and have a full secondary education. Before enroling onto the Level 5 course, you must have attained a Level 4 or equivalent.

    Detailed course information

    Developing Personal Skills
    Develop a range of personal skills vital to the world of business. Concentrating on communication, leadership and decision making techniques.

    Effective Communication

    Communication is the key to effective operations and working effectively with others. Throughout this module, learners will grasp a range of communication techniques used for a variety of commercial purposes.

    The Business Environment

    Explore issues outside of the business that may affect the business and its operations. Looking into economics, international dimensions, nature and competition.

    The Marketing Mix

    Exploring and using the marketing mix as part of the business planning process.

    Strategic HRM

    This module looks at employees and people as a business’ most valuable asset. Recruit the best, reward the best and retain the best.

    Managing Ethically

    Explore the various theories and models of management and their different contexts.

    Culture and the Organisation

    What is meant by culture? Why is it important? How does it differ between organisations?

    Customers and Customer Service

    This module looks at customers as the fulcrum of any business.

    Fundamentals of Accounting

    On completion of this module, learners will understand accounts and how they can be used to give insight into the health of the organisation.

    Financial Management and Control

    In this module, learners will compare and contrast some examples of good and bad financial decision making and the impact on the business.

    The Entrepreneurial Manager
    What is an Entrepreneur? Examine the skills and qualities of entrepreneurship.

    Organisation Structures

    Why are organisations structured in the way they are? What determines the optimum structure and how does it differ between organisations? In this module, learners will look at the numerous models and theories that make up organisational structure.

    Practical Accounting Analysis

    Learners will complete exercises in accounts throughout this module to understand what they are telling us and the actions that analysis can precipitate.

    Business Planning and Goal Setting

    What is the business trying to achieve? What will it do? How will it do it? This module focuses on the creation of clear goals and clear plans to achieve a clear objective.

    Politics and Business

    Impact of politics on business and how it may help or hinder business. This module will educate learners on economic impact, exports and government support.

    Business Law

    Explore the statutory responsibilities of managers as learners look into the legalities of business and business executives.

    Managing in Today’s World

    Business in the modern world. This module focuses on governance and equality as a means to do right in business.

    Performance Management

    Understanding how your people and your business can continually improve together, learners will review reward structures, CPD, training and development to ensure high performance in business.

    Marketing and Sales Planning

    Learners will analyse how markets, customers, competitors and products can come together in a cohesive plan.

    Quantitative Skills

    On successful completion of this module, learners will have knowledge of numeric exercises and will understand their use within the context of the business.

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    This course is taught by:

    Professor Peter Jackson

    Board of Studies Director. Professor Jackson manages the quality assurance board at Online Business School, he ensures OBS Students and Colleges receive high quality education and support.

    Michele Rance

    Student Support. Michele manages day to day student queries at Online Business School.

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    Contact Information

    Email & Website
    • info@onlinebusinessschool.com
    • http://new.obs-edu.com/en
    Phone & Location
    • +442476223940
    • 7 Osbourne House, Queen Victoria Road, Coventry, CV1 3JD, United Kingdom.
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