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Business Management Level 3

Course Code: OSC1034
Course Level: 3

Course Overview

This course provides an essential knowledge base for students wishing to progress into a management career.

  • Benefit from a solid introduction to managing people, performance and understanding common business practices
  • Gain an insight into various leadership techniques and how to deal with conflict within the workplace

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 by email.

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!

Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Unit 1: You as a Manager
    • Managers as people
    • Feedback
    • Delegating
    • Average managers and great managers
    • Listening
    • Developing your staff
    • Coaching
    Unit 2: Strategy, Structure and Systems
    • Managing in context
    • Strategy
    • Structure
    • Systems
    • Financial Systems
    • Performance and development review
    Unit 3: Managing Teams
    • Holding meetings
    • Developing Effective Transactions
    • Ineffective Transactions
    • Stages of Team Development
    • Performing
  • Unit 4: Managing Performance
    • Expectations
    • Measures
    • Outcomes
    • Keeping Performance Records
    Unit 5: Setting Goals
    • SMART Goals
    • Achieving Balance
    • Motivations
    • 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

Other Information

  • Assessment

    This Business Management course is assessed through a series of written assignments, which are submitted to your tutor for marking. There is no external examination required.

    Course Duration

    This course will take approximately 120 hours to complete. There are no deadlines or time limits for completing this course, so you can work at your own pace. 

  • Study Method

    The course is designed for study by distance learning at home or at work. Students receive a course manual, assignments and a study guide, plus tutor support by mail or email. You can start at any time and plan your studies over a period of up to one year from the time of registration.

    Course Outcomes

    At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate 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 onto this course?

You do not need any previous knowledge to enrol onto this course.

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
  • *Student notebook
  • *Document wallet
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  • * Not included with the online study option

Do I have to sit an exam?

No. We will issue certification based on your coursework alone.

Are there any additional costs?

No, everything you need is included in the price!

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.

What do i do if i still have questions?

For further information please contact us.

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