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BA (Hons) - Business Management

Make a difference and join a course created with industry and professional bodies, where you’ll learn to manage a range of departments and develop the skill set needed to stand out.

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Course Overview

You will study management from a range of perspectives and address the big issues facing modern business. Industry-active tutors and resources will ensure learning stays current.

You’ll become business-ready through access to the latest technology. Classroom activities, including leading lectures and mock office environments, will build managerial confidence. Our employer network will provide a strong practical insight, while challenge and creativity will develop your problem-solving, decision-making and team-working skills.

On this course you will...

  • Develop the skills to bring change to organisations.
  • Learn how to meet the diverse needs of employees.
  • Learn how to shape an organisational vision.
  • Learn how to communicate effectively.
  • Develop confidence to lead others.
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Course Structure

What you will learn

We’ll provide you with a firm grasp of operations management, economics and business management, while enabling you to develop core skills in problem-solving, decision-making, team-working and communications.

But you won’t just learn theoretically about business management - you’ll be doing it, thanks to our innovative teaching. From leading a lecture to turning the classroom into an office, you’ll get every opportunity to become the confident and effective manager that employers demand in today’s dynamic business environment.

Year one
  • Understanding Self and Others
  • Exploring Business Contexts
  • Measuring What Matters
  • Fundamentals of Business
    Learn about business; its scope, nature, types, management functions, systems, leadership, range and challenges and how they relate to stakeholder responsibilities.
  • Principles of Marketing
    Learn about the importance of marketing’s role in driving success and delivering results.
  • Leading Teams and Managing Others
Year two
  • Human Resource Management, Theory and Practice
    Develop an understanding of the major theories and practices of HRM.
  • Environmental, Social and Governance Issues in Organisations
  • Applying Strategic Analysis
  • Services Marketing and Customer Experience
  • Managing Operations
    Explore the principle, nature and scope of the operations and functions in both services and products organisations.
  • International Human Relations Management
  • Digital Communications and Content Marketing
Year three
  • Coaching, Mentoring and Empowering
  • International Marketing
  • Career Management
  • Global to Local Business Futures
  • Applied Digital Marketing
  • Capstone Project
  • Business Psychology

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