Business Management

Business Management

Business Management

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In this ‘Business Management’ course we will learn the essentials of the business process, all the way from the principles of management, to using management tools and techniques, and designing a workflow.

This course will provide you with the knowledge, and skills that are necessary to work in a range of business contexts. You will be able to work independently in a business environment, and manage the work of others. In addition, you will also receive a good foundation for progressing to further study.

On completion of this training course you will be able to:

  • apply business skills and techniques to make decisions in a range of business situations.
  • analyse your organisation’s business processes.
  • research internal and external business environments.
  • And design a business model for your organisation.

Who is this course for?

This Business Management course is for those who want to learn the basics of business and who may have little or no previous experience in the area, this course provides a perfect introduction. You’ll then be able to build on your knowledge of and experience in business. You will learn how business works as well as practical tips that you can put to use in real business situations. This course is also great for people who already work in business, as you’ll look at theories and strategies to really refine your skills.

This Business Management Course consists of 6 modules, containing 30 lessons, each approximately 8 minutes in duration. At the end of each video lesson there is a quiz that will test your knowledge of the material. A transcript is available for each lesson so you can real along with the video or download and print to study later. This course is completely self-paced. Watch and study when and wherever you want.

The lesson breakdown for this course is as follows:

Module 1: Principles of Management

  • Introduction to Business Management
  • Management Approaches: Introduction
  • Management Theory: Classical
  • Management Theory: HR
  • Management Theory: Systems and Contingency
  • Organisational Structures

Module 2: The Business Environment

  • Purpose, Mission & Vision
  • Business Objectives
  • Strategic Planning Process
  • SWOT
  • PEST

Module 3: Management Techniques and Tools

  • The Management Process
  • Planning Tools and Techniques
  • Performance Tools and Techniques
  • Budgetary Control
  • Change Management
  • Overcoming Barriers to Change

Module 4: Management Roles and Responsibilities

  • The Role of a Manager
  • Management vs Leadership
  • Recruitment and Selection
  • Conflict Management
  • Performance Appraisal

Module 5: Management Process and Procedure

  • Business Processes
  • Human Resource Planning Process
  • Quality Management
  • The Audit Procedure

Module 6: Workflow Design

  • Processes Workflow to Business Modelling
  • Workflow Design
  • Process Flow Diagrams
  • Workflow In Action

On successful completion of this course all students will be awarded a People of Process Certificate of Completion. This certificate confirms you have completed all the video lessons for every module and fully met all the requirements of the course. To achieve this award all the assessment quizzes for each lesson must be passed. The pass grade for each quiz is 80%.You can retake lesson quizzes as often as you like.

Progression to Further Study: Students who successfully complete this programme may progress to our QQI Certificate 6N4310 Level 6 Certificate in Business Management. To see the full the full requirements for the QQ1 Certificate visit the course forum for this course.

Each lesson in this course has its own assessment quiz. These quizzes will test your understanding of the course material and your ability to apply the knowledge learned to real world marketing situations. It is recommended that you watch the video lesson several times and study the lesson transcript before attempting the quiz. To successfully complete the course you must pass the assessment quiz for each lesson. The passing grade for each lesson quiz is 80%