QUALIFI QUALIFICATIONS

Title
Level
Credits
Duration
Progression Top-Up Course
University

Diploma in Business Management

5

240 Credits

24 Months

BA (Hons) in Marketing (Top-Up)

5

240 Credits

24 Months

BA (Hons) in Business Management (Top Up)

Diploma in Executive Management

7

120 Credits

12 Months

MA in Marketing and Innovation (Top Up)

Anglia Ruskin University

Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

7

120 Credits

12 Months

Diploma in Executive Management

7

120 Credits

12 Months

Master of Business Administration (Top Up)

Diploma in Business Management

5

240 Credits

24 Months

Diploma in Business Enterprise

5

240 Credits

24 Months

BA (Hons) in Business and Management (Top-Up)

Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

7

120 Credits

12 Months

Diploma in Executive Management

7

120 Credits

12 Months

Master of Business Administration (Top Up)

University of Northampton

Diploma in Accounting and Finance

7

120 Credits

12 Months

MSc in Accounting and Finance (Top Up)

Diploma in Human Resource Management

7

120 Credits

12 Months

MA in Human Resource Management (Top Up)

Level 5 Diploma in Business Management

This qualification focuses on the the challenging organisational issues and opportunities that are faced by modern organisations. It has been designed to give students an opportunity to make judgements and provide creative and practical solutions as a response to the issues faced at a workplace.

This qualifications consists of six mandatory units that provide for a combined total of 120 credits.

MANDATORY UNITS
UNIT 01 - RESPONDING TO THE CHANGING BUSINESS ENVIRONMENT

This unit has been designed to examine the socio-economic environment, the way in which markets operate and the relationship between business and governments. Its main aim is to introduce the student to the dynamic factors that affect the operations of an organisation and the change in management that is required, by enabling them to understand how the relationships between organisations in the public and private sectors are affected by socio-economic factors.

UNIT 02 - EFFECTIVE DECISION MAKING

This unit enables students to explore the different approaches companies use when taking and implementing decisions. It focuses on teaching the learner how to manage the decision making process rather than the result of the decision, by encouraging the active participation of all the stakeholders involved.

UNIT 03 - BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT

This unit will allow students to investigate new business formats for a potential knowledge based product or service opportunity. Students will be required to engage in market research and present their business development strategy.

UNIT 04 - BUSINESS MODELS AND GROWING ORGANISATIONS

This unit examines the growth of small business and equips students with the skill set required to work in a growing organisation. It focuses on examining the reasons for success and the best ways to manage the available growth options.

UNIT 05 - CUSTOMER MANAGEMENT

This unit focuses on the skills and practices an organisation can implement to improve customer retention and relationships. Students will have the ability to understand customer expectations and behaviour through the practical approaches explained in this unit. 

UNIT 06 - RISK MANAGEMENT AND ORGANISATIONS

This unit provides an insight to various risk profiles from both an organisation's perspective and an individual's perspective. Students will be required to develop risk profiles and identify strategies for risk management and explain innovative methods which organisations can implement in approaching change. 

Level 5 Diploma in Business Enterprise

This qualification has been developed for students who wish to succeed in their own business venture or develop their abilities. Students will have an opportunity to gain insights into the skills and resources required to successfully drive a growing business or business start up, by implementing their ideas and plans.

This qualification has six mandatory units that provide for a combined total of 120 credits.

MANDATORY UNITS
UNIT 01 - ENTREPRENEURSHIP, ENTERPRISE AND CREATIVITY

This unit has been designed to examine the socio-economic environment, the way in which markets operate and the relationship between business and governments. Its main aim is to introduce the student to the dynamic factors that affect the operations of an organisation and the change in management that is required, by enabling them to understand how the relationships between organisations in the public and private sectors are affected by socio-economic factors.

UNIT 02 - INFLUENCES ON ORGANISATIONAL GROWTH AND DEVELOPMENT

This unit enables students to explore the different approaches companies use when taking and implementing decisions. It focuses on teaching the learner how to manage the decision making process rather than the result of the decision, by encouraging the active participation of all the stakeholders involved.

UNIT 03 - VENTURE MANAGEMENT

This unit will allow students to investigate new business formats for a potential knowledge based product or service opportunity. Students will be required to engage in market research and present their business development strategy.

UNIT 04 - BUSINESS MODELS AND GROWING ORGANISATIONS

This unit examines the growth of small business and equips students with the skill set required to work in a growing organisation. It focuses on examining the reasons for success and the best ways to manage the available growth options.

UNIT 05 - CUSTOMER MANAGEMENT

This unit focuses on the skills and practices an organisation can implement to improve customer retention and relationships. Students will have the ability to understand customer expectations and behaviour through the practical approaches explained in this unit. 

UNIT 06 - RISK MANAGEMENT AND ORGANISATIONS

This unit provides an insight to various risk profiles from both an organisation's perspective and an individual's perspective. Students will be required to develop risk profiles and identify strategies for risk management and explain innovative methods which organisations can implement in approaching change. 

Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

The Level 7 Diploma focuses upon developing understanding, skills and abilities to equip the Learner
with the awareness and aptitudes to be an effective strategic manager and leader.

This qualification provides a combined total of 120 credits. Learners are required to complete six mandatory units and choose two units out of the four optional units.

MANDATORY UNITS
UNIT 01 - MANAGE TEAM PERFORMANCE TO SUPPORT STRATEGY

The unit will explore how team performance can be evaluated and optimised to realise strategic objectives. Learners will further be introduced to, and encouraged to discuss, some of the management models, concepts and ideas which could be used to help you set departmental, project, team and their own
objectives.

UNIT 02 - INFORMATION MANAGEMENT AND STRATEGIC DECISION TAKING

The unit will address the volume and complexity of data and information available to organisations and how to analyse, apply and determine its value in making strategic decisions. Learners will further be introduced to, and encouraged to discuss, some of the management models, concepts and ideas which could be used to help you set departmental, project, team and personal objectives.

UNIT 03 - LEADING A STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT PROJECT

The unit will involve the Learner in formulating research and methodologies to support a strategic management project. They will be required to critically evaluate options and data sources prior to presenting project outcomes.

UNIT 04 - STRATEGIC DIRECTION

The unit will explore the strategic aims and objectives of an organisation and their significance in setting direction, identifying success and progress for the organisation. The unit will also explore where different strategic options may lead the organisation to change its direction.

UNIT 05 - STRATEGIC PLANNING

This unit is about the value of the strategic planning process in formulating appropriate strategies and designing a plan that will be supported by stakeholders and other organisational leaders. The critical review of the plan and its success is also addressed in the unit.

UNIT 06 - DEVELOPMENT AS A STRATEGIC MANAGER

The unit aims to supports organisational and self-awareness in Learners. It provides foundations for a self-critical and reflective approach to personal development to support the Learner when operating at a strategic level. Wider context organisation and environmental factors are also considered as contributors to overall strategic success of the individual and the organisation.

OPTIONAL UNITS (CHOOSE ONLY TWO UNITS)
FINANCE FOR MANAGERS
STRATEGIC MARKETING
ORGANISATIONAL CHANGE STRATEGIES
HUMAN RESOURCE PLANNING

Level 7 Diploma in Executive Management

The qualification programme requires Learners to understand and apply management concepts, models and techniques, and demonstrate skills associated with management operating at the strategic level in organisations and explores some of the main functions and disciplines that underpin effective and successful organisations.

This qualification has eight mandatory units that provide for a combined total of 120 credits.

MANDATORY UNITS
UNIT 01 - CORPORATE STRATEGY

This unit is aimed at developing learners’ critical analysis of corporate strategy and the role of supply chains in a global context. It explores how functional strategies are integrated and the relationship between strategy and organisation.

UNIT 02 - CORPORATE FINANCE AND FINANCIAL STRATEGY

This unit addresses the issues around making investment decisions and corporate finance at the global level. It highlights strategic approaches, risk and needs for maintaining working capital. The unit explores different capital structures, foreign exchange options and corporate finance, restructuring.

UNIT 03 - HUMAN RESOURCE PRACTICE, LEADERSHIP AND MANAGING PEOPLE

The aim of this unit is to critique the skills, value and contribution of human resource management and development practitioners, and leaders for the effective operation of organisations. Learners will gain insight into HR and leadership practices and techniques and examine relevant theory.

UNIT 04 - GLOBAL TRADE AND ITS IMPACT ON STRATEGY

The unit looks at contemporary trade and trade issues as they affect organisations. It examines the impact of globalisation, the internet, politics and ethics on business behaviour and business success.

UNIT 05 - RESEARCH PROBLEM SOLVING AND BUSINESS REPORTING

The unit will develop learners’ use and understanding of research methods and using research evidence. Learners will be expected to develop and show competence in their business writing too by presenting reports that make use of relevant research evidence to support their propositions and recommendations.

UNIT 06 - OPERATIONS, QUALITY AND SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT

The unit considers operations management and its contribution in supporting business objectives. It addresses quality and supply chain issues and how different organisations and industries make use of different systems, techniques and methods. Learners will be able to evaluate alternative operations management strategies to support business performance.

UNIT 07 - STRATEGIC MARKETING

The unit will investigate underlying models, techniques and theories that underpin marketing and can contribute to strategic objectives. It will also provide learners with a critical understanding of the marketing function within complex organisations.

UNIT 08 - PROJECT MANAGEMENT

The unit will support learners in their appreciation of project management methods, techniques and tools. It will consider human, financial and other matters in project feasibility and how people, teams and risk is factored into project initiation and delivery.

Level 7 Diploma in Accounting and Finance

The Level 7 Diploma focuses upon developing understanding, skills and abilities to equip the learner with the awareness and aptitudes to be an effective accounting and finance manager.

This qualification has six mandatory units that provide for a combined total of 120 credits.

MANDATORY UNITS
UNIT 01 - STRATEGIC AND GLOBAL FINANCE

The aim of this unit is to ensure the learner can exercise techniques and decide on decisions that add value in terms of corporate finance based on sound theoretical concepts. In addition, the unit helps the learner to present and interpret financial information in a recognised format and to work independently to solve the problems arising within the specified time given.

UNIT 02 - STRATEGIC FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT

The aim of this unit is to provide learners ability to exercise the techniques and to make value added decisions in corporate strategy and finance based on sound theoretical concepts. Further it enhances the contribution on the formulation of business strategy, creation of comprehensive business development plans, together bringing their specialist accounting and finance skills.

UNIT 03 - STRATEGIC AUDITING

The aim of this unit is to help students understand the ability to choose and apply suitable investigative techniques on a variety of situations which are simple and non-simple in the accounting environment. The unit provides a profound learning on the aims, objectives and methods of auditors and their contribution on the achievement of true and fair view on the published accounts.

UNIT 04 - ETHICAL BEHAVIOUR AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

The aim of this unit is to reveal the sequential development and guideline of accounting and the impact of accounting and finance on the environment, the various stakeholders and on the society.

UNIT 05 - CORPORATE REPORTING

The aim of this unit is to assist the learners in the preparation and interpretation of financial statements for a group of companies where it is prepared in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles and to understand and evaluate the key aspects of accounting theory.

UNIT 06 - FINANCIAL ANALYST

This unit aims to develop the understanding of market equilibrium models, bond valuation and performance evaluation. At the end of this module students should be encouraged to make enquiries as to the cause and effect of the impact of current developments in the world’s capital markets on the investment process and critically appraise current thinking on the theories and investments.

Level 7 Diploma in Human Resource Management

The Level 7 Diploma focuses upon developing understanding, skills and abilities to equip the learner with the awareness and aptitudes to be an effective human resource manager and leader.

This qualification has six mandatory units that provide for a combined total of 120 credits.

MANDATORY UNITS
UNIT 01 - CONTEMPORARY HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT

This unit aims to provide learners with the ability to understand and analyse the impact of internal and external environmental forces on organisational strategy and management of people. Also to enable the learner to analyse a range of organisational contexts and how they develop ways to respond such environmental forces and the role of HR professionals in contributing to it.

UNIT 02 - LEADING, MANAGING AND HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

This unit aims to provide learners ability to diagnose, analyse and solutions for problems arising in relation to leadership, management and development of human resource in a range of organisational contexts. Learners will be enabled to appraise the effectiveness of organisational strategies, processes and practices in efficient and effective leadership and management, also the contribution of HRM/HRD practitioners to organisational change.

UNIT 03 - RESOURCING, TALENT MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT

The purpose of this unit is to develop competence in understanding and analysing employment markets and demographic trends to create and implement effective, ethical and appropriate resourcing, retention, talent management and development strategies. Learners will assess the role of HRM professionals in designing, implementing and evaluating strategic planning relevant to employee resourcing, talent management and development.

UNIT 04 - PERFORMANCE MANAGEMENT

The aim of this unit is to enable learners to understand the main elements that influence the performance of employees at all levels within an organisation and the ways in which such elements can be managed in a constructive manner. Further to provide learners with understanding to devise and implement appropriate HR practices and strategies that relate to Performance Management.

UNIT 05 - EMPLOYEE RELATIONS

The aim of this unit is to introduce learners to the importance of good employee relations for business success and the impact of changes which have affected employment relationships. Competencies required by HRM professionals in designing, implementing and evaluating employment relations strategies, plans, policies, systems and procedures to mitigate organisational risk, support organisational performance and meet the organisation's business goals will be discussed.

UNIT 06 - INVESTIGATING A BUSINESS ISSUE FROM A HUMAN RESOURCE PERSPECTIVE

This unit aims to develop learner’s skills and knowledge of independent research, diagnose and make recommendations for change or improvements that are realistic, relevant and beneficial to specific organisation. And to enable learners to present a persuasive business report and/or a reasoned and logical case for changes in policies, practices and strategies reflecting academic research and writing skills.

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