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TQUK L4 DIPLOMA

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BUSINESS MANAGEMENT

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INTERNATIONALLY AND INDUSTRY RECOGNISED

Accredited by the UK's Leading Technical Education Awarding Body - Training Qualifications UK

Ready to kickstart a career in business management? Our 6-month business management course is the best face-to-face training option in London, providing students with expert advice, practical experience, and invaluable industry connections. With multiple excursions, networking and world-class training, we'll provide you the tools and skills you need to succeed in business. Learn about using different communication channels with your clients and within a business,  why systems, policies and procedures are important and how to develop them, about business strategy, the principles of marketing, leadership and management, and project management principles. Join us and discover what it takes to be a successful Business Manager as we prepare you to become a sought after graduate.

TQUK L4 DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT (RQF)
Ofqual Regulated, Level 4, 120 Credits

START DATES & DURATION

23 September 2024

Duration: 6 Months

Applications close 2-months

prior to course start date

or when class places fill

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

UK & International Students
Minimum Age:18 

 

Competent English Language Skills

A Levels or BTEC or Baccalaureate or High School Certificate or Equivalent

Ask about our Professional Experience or Mature Age Applicant Pathways

COURSE FEES

Total Fees: £9,250  
​Deposit: £500

 

Payment Plans Available

for UK Students

 

Fees are subject to change.

ACCREDITATION

Internationally & Industry Recognised

Accredited by the UK's Leading Technical Education Awarding Body 

Training Qualifications UK

This Qualification has been accredited to Ofqual's  Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) and has its own unique Qualification Accreditation Number 603/2694/3

This TQUK L4 Diploma in Business Management is an Ofqual Level 4 Qualification

made up of 120 credits

IDEAL FOR

School Leavers wanting to gain an accredited Ofqual Regulated Level 4 qualification

Career Changers looking for an accredited programme to support entry or progression

into business management.

Gap Year students wanting to use their time off to gain valuable, transferable skills and certification

International applicants wanting to add British experience and certification to their CV or portfolio

FACE - TO - FACE TRAINING

With so much of our lives now spent online, our full-time students prefer an 'in-real life' learning experience.

 

That's why our full-time courses offer extensive hands-on, face-to-face

training and experiential learning classes and activities in London.

On average you'll study in London three full days per week with London classes with activities generally scheduled between10-4 

VIRTUAL TUTORIAL SUPPORT
AND ONLINE LEARNING

Your face-to-face training is supported by virtual tutorials that allow us to bring in expertise and guest speakers from around the world! And we utilise online learning content to enrich and supplement your learning experience.

ASSESSMENT

Assessment varies per unit, but generally, apart from knowledge based online quizzes and short online tests, your assessment will take the form of assignments, reports, portfolios, practical and observations. 

HIGHLY PRACTICAL

Your business management qualification is designed for students who are highly practical and prefer hands-on learning. Vocational Education is all about learning by doing and our programmes are designed around experiential learning principles.

COURSE STRUCTURE

CORE BUSINESS
PROGRAMME

8 Units

These are your core business management subjects required for your business management qualification.

120 credits

BONUS
SPECIALIST ELECTIVES

Choose three electives and gain  specialised bonus certifications

Tailor your programme to suit your interests with specialist electives

ONE-TO-ONE
MENTORING

To ensure you receive personalised care when it comes to exploring and deciding on future career paths, you'll have a dedicated Mentor with monthly 1-hour coaching sessions. These are virtual so we can match you with the ideal coach and with flexible sessions to suit your schedule.

PRACTICAL TRAINING
& EXCURSIONS

Extensive practical training

supports and reinforces theory

 

Just like working in business, our students love to get hands-on!

Whether it's attending an industry event to build product knowledge or learning how to network we think the more practical the better!

BUSINESS
SIMULATIONS

Your class will take part in business simulations. 

A practical and interactive method for gaining valuable business skills.

INDUSTRY PLACEMENTS
(Optional)

All students can choose to participate in 60 hours industry placement. Flexible options are available from 1-2 days a week to a two-week block near the end of your course. Students are encouraged to blend  options where suitable to gain exposure to a range of business types and organisations.

COURSE CONTENT

Add bonus certifications with specialist electives to suit your personal learning and career goals.

Choose three electives to make your learning programme unique to you!

Key Details
Course Structure
Course Content

Unit 1: The Business Environment

  • Understand the purpose of businesses being organised in various ways

  • Understand how businesses are organised and structured to achieve their purpose

  • Be able to evaluate the impact different elements of macro environments have upon the operations of a business

  • Be able to analyse the internal functions of an organisation, using theories of effective decision making for both internal and external decisions

 

Unit 2: The Fundamentals of Marketing

  • Understand marketing concepts

  • Understand the role of marketing and explain its relationship with the other functions of the organisation

  • Understand the different elements of the marketing mix and how it can support an organisation achieve its objectives

  • Be able to develop and evaluate a marketing plan for a product or service for a chosen organisation

 

Unit 3: Human Resource Management

  • Understand the concept of human resource management both nationally and internationally

  • Understand human resource management processes and decisions made by business to support them in achieving their strategic objectives

  • Understand and evaluate the key elements of human resource management and their effectiveness in organisations

  • Analyse factors which are part of effective decision making in relation to human resource management

  • Understand how to apply human resource practices in supporting a business make choices and selection of its resources

 

Unit 4: Leadership and Operations Management

  • Understand the different management and leadership styles in organisations

  • Analyse the factors which can impact the roles of a leader and a manager in organisations

  • Understand the different operational functions of an organisation and the contribution leaders and managers make to them

  • Be able to analyse the contemporary business environment and the relationship leadership and management has towards it

 

Unit 5: Management Accounting Systems

  • Understand the different concepts of management accounting systems

  • Be able to apply various management accounting techniques to organisations

  • Understand the various tools used in planning business activities in the context of management accounting

 

Unit 6: Project Management

  • Understand the elements of project management

  • Be able to produce a project management plan

  • Be able to present your project plan and personal reflection

  • Understand the benefits of conducting research on a business the research. in preparation for project planning
    and management

 

Unit 7. Innovation in Business

  • Understand the concepts of invention and innovation

  • Understand the different types of innovation

  • Be able to produce and utilise various methods and processes in commercialising innovation

  • Understand a range of innovation protection ideas and tools available

 

Unit 8: Entrepreneurship and Business Start-Ups

  • Understand different types of business ventures

  • Understand how small businesses’ activities can impact the economy

  • Understand aspects of entrepreneurial minds and the environments that foster or hinder entrepreneurship

The TQUK Level 4 Diploma in Business Management (RQF) is accredited by Training Qualifications UK (TQUK), an Ofqual Awarding Body. Ofqual accredits qualifications in England, Wales and Northern Ireland.This qualification is listed on Ofqual's Registered Qualification Framework (RQF)

  • Awarding Body: Training Qualifications UK

  • Ofqual Qualification Number: 603/2694/3

  • Qualification Type: Other Vocational Qualification

  • Level: Level 4

  • Sector Subject Area: Business Management

  • Total Credits: 120

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Unlock Your Business Management Potential

With Industry Placements, Excursions & Business Simulations

During your course your class will participate in business simulations. You'll gain valuable hands-on-experience of business strategy, planning and project management.

 

Plus you  can choose to undertake industry placement/s, ensuring you gain exposure to a the business world to enhance your CV and portfolio and to start building your industry network.

You'll also attend relevant events, symposiums and trade shows to learn from industry speakers and exhibitors. Past events have included: The Business Show, Remote Working Expo, Communication Technology Expo, DTX Digital Transformation, HR Technologies, B2B Marketing Show and The Sustainability Show.

Experiential Learning

Pay as You Go with Affordable Payment Plans

Payment plans for UK students

Earn While You Learn

GAIN REAL WORLD EXPERIENCE
...and Earn as you Learn!

We'll share a range of opportunities that you can sign up for to enhance your experience or to earn as you learn. 

Please note that paid opportunities are for UK students only due to international students' visa restrictions

INDUSTRY EVENTS
& NETWORKING

Our management and teaching team are well connected in the industry and we offer students regular opportunities to meet and mix with industry professionals. 

While some of these opportunities are facilitated in our virtual world, many of the events take place in London - developing our students social and personal development, as well as professional networking and communication skills. Ideal attributes to support your competitiveness in the job market.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
PAID WORK *

 Students have access to our online "Opportunities Board" where we post

part-time opportunities for paid work during the course, and full-time opportunities for post course employment. 

We also offer guidance and mentoring during tutorials on CV preparation, LinkedIn profiles, 

job search and interview skills. 

*Paid work opportunities for UK Students

VOLUNTEERING
& WORK EXPERIENCE

Gaining hands-on experience and exposure to industry ways of working is one of the benefits of studying in London.

 

We share industry experience opportunities with our students including:

 - work experience

 - volunteering

 - internships

 - workplace observation

- workplace shadowing

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THE PRACTICALITIES

The Practicalities
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COURSE VENUES

Venues on the

ExCeL London Campus

Royal Docks, E16 1XL

Closest Station: Custom House

On the Elizabeth Line or DLR

TERMS & BREAKS

Our 6-month programme is made up of two terms and one term break.

Start in late September

3-Week Term Break at Christmas

Finish in early March

International Students please note the start and end dates of the course classes are scheduled to allow for a week either side to arrive and depart the UK within a 6-month Standard Visitor Visa Duration.

ATTENDANCE PATTERNS

In-person classes and activities are generally scheduled over three full-days per week

 

NB. Some activities and excursions are on alternative days. Your timetable will provide these dates.

 

Face-to-Face Classes are supported by:

+ Virtual Tutorials

+ Online Units

+ Group Project Work

+ One-to-One Mentoring

+ Business Simulations

+ Excursions, Networking and

Business  Shows and Events

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