1Course Overview

Business Management Foundation Programme Level 3

Course code: OBS025

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Boost your skills in Business Management from home!

This course gives you a comprehensive and full understanding of key concepts and management procedures necessary to succeed within a business.

It is ideal for:

  • Students who want to develop their Business Management skills
  • Learners that want to go onto university and further learning
  • Those aspiring to work or progress their career in Business Management

This course allows you to:

  • Develop the skills to be able to succeed individually as well as part of a team
  • Understand the basic principles of working within a successful business
  • Study from home at your own pace
  • Join over 75,000 other students who chose to improve their education and boost their employability through distance learning.
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2Course Content
Module 1: Managing Business Operations
  • Effective management of business operations and how they are used to achieve business objectives. 
Module 2: Maximising Resources
  • Observing and managing resources, and how is a business is able to implement them effectively to achieve significant success. 
Module 3: The Business Environment
  • Understanding how the environment of an organisation is valuable in management when making effective decisions for a business. 
Module 4: Managing People in Organisations
  • Looking at employees as the most important resource of an organisation and how they are effective in achieving business goals. 
Module 5: Working in Teams
  • Using team work throughout all aspects of an organisation as an effective tool to increase productivity. 
Module 6: Effective Business Communication
  • How communication is essential within an organisation and the importance of this to achieve goals in a work environment. 
3Other Information

This course is assessed through 6 written assignments. Once you have completed each of the 6 modules, you will be provided with details of the corresponding assessment. Each assessment is between 3000 – 5000 words long.

Course Duration

You will have access to this course and your materials for up to 5 years. This is more than enough time to give you flexibility and work at your own pace without the pressure of deadlines.

Each module contains 40 guided learning hours of study material, and an additional 30-50 hours of optional materials are also provided. These include resources such as exercises, additional reading, internet resources and self-testing exercises.  

Study Method

You will study this course via distance learning which means you are in control of your learning. Study when and where you choose and at a pace that suits you.

Throughout the duration of your studies, you will have access to 1-2-1 skype sessions with your tutor, interactive and informative webinars and an online social learning forum to help you along your journey.

Course Outcomes

This course is taught via Online Business School.

Upon completion of this course, students will receive an ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Business and Management. This qualification is fully regulated by Ofqual.

This course allows you to achieve up to 120 credits.

In addition, students will be able to apply for a full Undergraduate Degree programme at a range of universities or choose to study the Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management to further their studies.


Your Questions Answered

What skills are needed to enrol onto this course?

In order to enrol onto this course, you need to be at least 16 years of age with either:

  • 5 or more GCSEs at a C grade or higher
  • Other related level 2 subjects
  • Other equivalent international qualifications
Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?

You may start at any time and have up to 5 years to complete your studies. This course is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.

What is included in the cost of my course?
  • Dedicated personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Skype sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online Social Learning forum
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE CV writing service
Do I have to sit an exam?

No. This course is assessed based on tutor-marked assignments.

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

How do I get my work assessed?

Once we receive your work we will mark it and return it to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your certificate.

What if I still have questions?

That’s not a problem. We want to make sure you’re 100% confident about enrolling on the course and starting your study. So, just give our Student Support Team a call on 03300 563 100 and they’ll do their best to help.

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The total course fee includes a loan arrangement fee. Your initial deposit payment will be used towards this fee, any remaining fee balance will be added the loan amount.

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Our finance option is provided in partnership with AffordItNow.
For your finance application to be considered you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be over 18 years old
  • Be employed for at least 16 hours a week or retired and in receipt of a private or company pension. Certain state benefit schemes may also be considered.
  • Be a permanent UK resident with a 3 year address history
  • Have a good credit history with no late payments, debt relief orders or bankruptcies
  • Have a valid email address and can access it

Please note that meeting the above criteria does not guarantee finance acceptance.

Open Study College, 6140 Knights Court, Birmingham Business Park, Birmingham B37 7WY is a licensed credit broker, authorised and regulated by The Financial Conduct Authority (licence number 724179 with FCA).