Successful organisations, whether large or small, are well managed. The development of management skills within an organisation is an essential part of continued business growth.
The Business Management programme is accredited by Ofqual. It is a comprehensive and detailed programme which covers the knowledge and skills required in modern business practice. The programme will provide you with an appreciation of the theoretical issues involved in the study of business whilst also helping you to develop a range of practical skills which will enhance your value to employers. Major topics covered in the Business Management programme include management, marketing, economics and accounting.
Level 4 Diploma in Business Management
- Introduction to Business
- Introduction to Business Communication
- Introduction to Quantitative Methods
- Introduction to Accounting
Students who achieve the ABE Diploma may use it to apply for a place at a university, or continue to work through the ABE L5 Higher Diploma in Business Management.
Available onsite and via online learning.
L5 Higher Diploma in Business Management
The Association of Business Executives (ABE) Diploma in Business Management is accepted at many universities and can be used as a pre-requisite for entry into second year of University or the ABE Advanced Diploma.
The Diploma programme is run over 12 months, and consists of core and elective modules:
- Quantitative Methods for Business Management
- The Business Environment
- Financial Accounting
- Marketing Policy, Planning and Communication
- Organisational Behaviour
- Human Resource Management
Optional units (choose two from)
- Principles of Business Law
- Managerial Accounting
- Economics for Business
- Managing the Customer Relationship
Students who achieve the ABE L5 Higher Diploma may use it as professional qualification, or as an entry requirement into either the ABE L6 Graduate Diploma or second year of a degree at one of many universities in the UK or abroad.
L6 Graduate Diploma in Business Management
The Graduate Diploma programme is run between 6 and 12 months and comprises:
The Association of Business Executives (ABE) Graduate Diploma in Business Management is accepted at many universities and can be used as a pre-requisite for entry into the final year of University. With relevant work experience, the ABE Graduate Diploma can even gain you entry into a MBA program at various UK universities.
L7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management
The Postgraduate Diploma programme is run over 12 months and comprises:
- Strategic Business Management and Planning
- Management of Financial Resources and Performance
- Leadership, Change and People Performance
- Corporate Strategy, Governance and Ethics in the Global Environment
- Research Methods and their Application to Marketing
The Association of Business Executives (ABE) Postgraduate Diploma in Business Management is worth 90 credits out of a 120-credit MBA at various UK universities. It can be used as a pre-requisite for advanced entry into the MBA programme.