Learn everything you need to know about business management in this complete bundle, from home. Distance learning couldn’t be easier!
This complete business management bundle includes:
Business Management Level 3
Starting Your Own Business Level 3
Business Operations and Lean Management Level 3
This bundle will allow you to:
Learn the key steps you will need to consider when planning and creating your business to increase your chances of success and minimise risk
Understand how to market your business, identifying competition and setting pricing and branding strategies
Plan how to provide for the individual needs of customers and prepare for the obstacles and opportunities that will arise in your venture
Learn the most efficient ways to advertise your business and how to handle and recruit staff
Understand the key practices and principles of Operations Management
Understand how operations connects with other aspects of an effective organisation, such as marketing and HR
Know how to manage teams and develop effective transactions
Learn how to set effective goals and measure performance
Investigate the four types of leadership styles
All course materials will be delivered to you by post or email, so it couldn't be easier. Our experienced and friendly tutors will help you every step of the way.
You may start at any time and have a full year to complete your studies, so you can work at your own pace. Completed coursework can be delivered by post or via email, so handing in an assignment is simple.
Boost your career opportunities and equip yourself with the skills you need for your long term success. Home learning is simple and stress-free, so enrol with us today!
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Business Management Level 3:
Unit 1: You as a Manager
Managers as people
Average managers and great managers
Developing your staff
Unit 2: Strategy, Structure and Systems
Managing in context
Performance and development review
Unit 3: Managing Teams
Developing Effective Transactions
Stages of Team Development
Unit 4: Managing Performance
Keeping Performance Records
Unit 5: Setting Goals
Considerations when goal-setting
Learning from Experience
Unit 6: Leadership and Politics
Leadership and Management
Four Styles of Leadership
Leadership and Politics
Dealing with Conflict
How to Make Collaboration Work
Leadership Influences on Management
Starting Your Own Business Level 3:
Unit 1: Preparing to Start Your Business
Why start your own business?
Character and motivation
Before you start: managing yourself and planning
Sales and profits
Stock and asset management
Unit 2: Defining Your Business
Deciding on the form of your business (sole trader, partnership, limited company)
How to decide what is best for you
Setting goals for yourself
Unit 3: Marketing
Your product or service
Value for money
Segmenting your market
Unit 4: Customers
Identifying your potential customers
Promoting your business
Unit 5: Finance
Understanding your business finances
Working with figures
Fixed and current assets
Sources of finance
Managing your money
Unit 6: Your Business Plan
Why do you need a business plan?
The format and structure of your business plan
Yourself, your people. your values, your mission
Your business model
Business Operations and Lean Management Level 3:
Unit 1: How Operations Management Became Critical to Business Success
Success in the modern world
Impact on good operations
Unit 2: People and Operations
Changing role of the Operations Manager
Unit 3: Products and Services
Relationship between marketing and operations
Approaches to product and service design
Key principles in product and service design
Unit 4: Operational Processes in Context
Value chains, supply chains and logistics
Suppliers and providers
Controlling the value chain
Unit 5: Efficiency and Effectiveness in Operations
Best practice organisations and managing their operations
Unit 6: Quality, Improvements and Change
Operations Managers and modern organisations
Continuous improvement approach
This course is assessed by a series of assignments which are submitted to your tutor for marking. No external examination is required.
Once enrolled, you will have two years to complete this bundle, which will allow you to work at your own pace, without the pressure of tight deadlines. You will also receive 24 months tutor support, so you can feel confident that you’ll get the help you need. Studying around your work and family commitments has never been easier.
The course is designed for study by distance learning at home or at work. Students receive a course manual, assignments and study guide, plus tutor support by mail or email.
At the end of this course successful learners will receive three Certificates of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (This lists details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course itself has been designed by Open Study College to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards’ Quality Licence Scheme. This means Open Study College have undergone external quality checks to ensure that the organisation and the courses’ it offers meet a high standard. Regular reviews of our courses are carried out as part of the endorsement process.
The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification, but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future. The unit summary can be used as evidence towards your Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector.
The course depth and study has been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual.
ABC Awards are a national awarding organisation that have years of experience in developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF) for all ages and abilities post-14.
course questions & answers
What skills are needed to enrol in this course?
You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.
Is there a time limit for the completion of this course?
You may start at any time and have two years to complete this bundle. This bundle is truly flexible and adaptable around your lifestyle.
What is included in the cost of my course?
Dedicated personal tutor support
Dedicated student support
Assignment marking and feedback
FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
FREE CV writing service
*Comprehensive study guide
*Exclusive Open Study College Pen
*Student study planner
*Three colour highlighter
* Not included with the online study option
Are there any additional costs?
No, everything you need is included in the price!
How do I get my work assessed?
You will send your work to your personal course tutor for them to mark and return to you. On successful completion of the course you will be awarded your certificates.
What happens if I lose my course pack?
We offer a course replacement service which ensures that, if your course pack is lost or damaged throughout the duration of your studies, we can issue you with a new set of materials for a one-time additional fee. This is available by calling our Student Support team on 03300 563100.
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