Award in Business Management (QQI Award (Minor) Level 6– Further Education & Training (6N4310))

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The programme is open to all learners however they should ideally be working or involved in a business-related activity though not necessarily in a management or supervisory role. The programme is ideal for a learner who has recently been promoted into a management role, or aspires to be promoted, and now needs to complement and enhance their work experience with a relevant qualifications.

Description

COURSE CONTENT:

The Internal Organisation

  • Aims & Objectives
  • Mission, Core Values,
  • Core Competences
  • Policies & Procedures
  • Business Strategy

Types of Business

  • 5 Types of Business
  • Role of Risk
  • 3 Sectors of the Economy

Organisational Structure

  • Organisational Reporting Structures
  • Management Structure

The External Organisation

  • Macro Business Environment
  • Economics
  • Business Analysis – SWOT, PESTLE
  • Management
  • Business Planning
  • Control

Managing People

  • The Role of the Manager
  • 3 Elements of People Management
  • The Psychological Contract
  • The Employment Relationship
  • Managing Under-Performance

Human Resource Management & Leadership

  • Human Resource Management
  • Leadership – A Traditional Perspective
  • Leadership – A Modern Perspective

Conflict Resolution & Conflict Management

  • Conflict Management
  • Compromise & Negotiation
  • Sources of Conflict
  • Signs of Conflict
  • Resolving Conflict

Human Resources and Recruitment & Selection

  • The Evolution of Modern HR
  • The Recruitment & Selection Process
  • Job Analysis

Performance Management

  • Strategic Performance Management
  • Performance Appraisal
  • SMART Objectives
  • Employee Development
  • CPD

Change Management

  • Forces for Change
  • Four Phases of Transition
  • Change Models

Communication & Engagement

  • The Communication Process
  • Effective Communication at Work
  • Information Flows
  • Employee Satisfaction vs Employee Engagement
  • Employee Engagement Framework

 Project Management

  • 5 Features of a Project
  • Resources and Constraints
  • Planning
  • Execution

ASSESSMENTS

All assessments are carried out in accordance with QQI regulations:

          2 X Assignments:           40%          

          Project:                           60%

AWARD / CERTIFICATION

Award in Business Management (6N4310) - QQI Level 6 

A Certificate of Achievement will be issued following the validation of results by QQI and the appropriate credits under the National Framework of Qualifications will be awarded. 

 

Prerequisites

The learner should have a minimum of a Leaving Certificate or equivalent educational qualifications plus some work experience.

It is desirable that the learner has good communication, organisational and leadership skills.