MCAST-BTEC Diploma in Business or 4 SEC/O-Level passes Preferred: English Language, Mathematics
This course is designed for those wishing to find employment at a junior level within businesses and organisations. It provides a mixture of theory and a practical vision of real life situations in business. It also provides a sound basis of various business areas and specialisations through its different units.
The course is based on practical principles and is designed so as to develop the necessary skills and entrepreneurial spirit to enable you to solve problems and be able to work as part of a team. You are encouraged to think critically and creatively and to communicate effectively.
The course will be assessed as follows: § Assignments § Tests § Case Studies § Presentations
Programme Learning Outcomes
× Understand the range of different businesses, their ownership and their goals × Understand how businesses are organised to achieve their purposes and distinguish between the roles of supporting organisational activities and departments × Understand different types of business information and be able to communicate and present this information effectively and use it critically and creatively × Explain the impact on businesses of the economic, political and legal environment.
Core Study Units
The Business Environment Business AAccounting Supporting Business Activities Introduction to Marketing Business Communication Business Resources Market Research in Business Business Markets & the Economy Understanding Health & Safety in the Business Workplace Financial Accounting Creative Product Promotion Market Research in Business Recruitment & Selection in Business Aspects of Employment Law Business Project Management Supply Chain & Stock Management Starting a Small Business English for Business Statistics
Progress After Completion
MCAST-BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business
Human resources assistant Customer care officer / agent Front office coordinator Purchasing officer Field research officer Supply chain / logistics officer