This advanced course provides the knowledge, understanding, skills and experience you need to enter the business sector or to prepare you for university. You will explore the key topics in business such as business environments, finance, marketing, international business and management. In your second year you will have the opportunity to develop expertise in your chosen pathway through optional units.
You may visitThe Bank of England and the Houses of Parliament to understand the effect the Government have on businesses. To support your Marketing module you will visit Cadbury World to get inside knowledge on one of the UK’s best Marketing companies. You will have the opportunity to take part in the National Citizen Service programme which involves a 4 day residential trip and develops the skills you need to boost your CV, meet amazing people you’ll never forget all whilst having fun.
This course is approximately 60% theory and 40% practical.
You will produce a variety of documents throughout your course some of which will be used for internal assessment. You will complete written reports, create financial documents, independent projects, posters, displays and leaflets, recordings or interviews and role plays, logbooks and reflective journals and presentations. These learning methods are designed to support your individual learning style.
On successful completion of this course, you can progress to the HND in Business at University Centre Stamford or other Business degrees at university. You could also enter employment in junior business roles in Marketing, Administration, Finance, Events Management or Human Resources.
Four of the mandatory units are assessed externally through examination. Assessment of internal units will be completed through individual and group work to enhance your communication and team working skills.
5 GCSEs at grades 4/C or above, including English and maths or an equivalent Level 2 qualification at Merit or above.
You will study a range of units including:
Unit 1: Exploring Business
Unit 2: Developing a Marketing Campaign
Unit 3: Personal and Business Finance
Unit 4: Managing an Event
Unit 16: Visual Merchandising
Unit 24: Employment Law
Unit 5: International Business
Unit 6: Principles of Management
Unit 7: Business Decision Making
Unit 11: Final Accounts for Public Limited Companies
Unit 17: Digital Marketing
Unit 19: Pitching for a new business
Unit 20: Investigating Corporate Social Responsibility
Level : Level 3
Starts : 09 September, 2019
Duration : 1/2 Years Full Time
Course Code : ED3BU2F
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