Level 3 Integrated Diploma in Business and Management

Level 3 Integrated Diploma in Business and Management
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Level 3 Integrated Diploma in Business and Management

Qualifi Level 3 Integrated Diploma in Business and Management aims at those with management responsibilities but no formal qualification. It is particularly suited to a new and emerging supervisor, managers or team leaders seeking to move to the next management level.

It will also provide an entry-level qualification for those who have studied Business related subjects at Level 3 and wish to gain skills and competencies for employment is a management setting.

The Level 3 Integrated Diploma in Business and Management provides business management skills while focusing on key management areas specific to the workplace. Also, the industry has recognised that leadership and management training is essential for business growth, particularly in high-tech, a high paced business environment that needs to respond to a rapidly changing environment. 

 

The overall learning objectives are

  • Ability to read and use appropriate literature with a full and critical understanding of the ability to think independently and solve problems
  • Understand how the economic, political, legal and social environment can impact businesses
  • Understand how to manage a range of resources, including human, physical, technological and financial resources are used and managed within a business
  • Know key concepts of the marketing mix, marketing planning, and marketing research.
  • Develop skills relating to Human Resource Management (HRM) in the organisation.
  • Improve business communication skills.
  • Identify and promote health and safety practices in the organisation.
  • Manage business operations.
  • Develop business, financial and leadership skills for effective decision making.
  • Manage one’s own personal development and growth.

 

International Accreditation and Equivalence

Accredited to the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) Level 3 and European Qualifications Framework (EQF) at Level 4. Qualification Accreditation Number: 603/4730/2. The awarding body of this qualification is Qualifi Ltd

 

Qualification Structure

Level 3 Integrated Diploma in Business and Management comprises 12 mandatory units of a total of 120 credits. 

  1. An Introduction to the Business Environment
  2. Business Resources
  3. An Introduction to Marketing
  4. Human Resource Management
  5. Business Communication
  6. Understanding Health and Safety in the Business Workplace
  7. Managing Business Operations
  8. An Introduction to Finance
  9. An Introduction to Leadership Skills
  10. Organisational Culture
  11. Workplace Welfare
  12. Thinking Entrepreneurially

 

Assessment Methods

The methods for assessing student performance are through each unit's assignment to evaluate different aspects of learning outcomes. 

 

How will you study?

You will study online via our Online Virtual Learning Platform in a flexible way with full tutor and learning materials support.

 

Careers

Primary employment areas (not an exhaustive list) are Office Manager, Operations Management, Marketing Officer, Sales Officer, Centre Administrator, Operational Manager, Supervisor, and Team Leader. 

Learners will also progress to the Level 4 Diploma in Business Management (120 credits) or Level 5 Diploma in Business Management (240 credits). 

Lessons

  1. Study Planner - Business Management (L3)

  2. Unit 01 - An introduction to the Business Environment

    The unit will help learners to understand how businesses are organised to achieve their targets. This unit will also help to understand the way in which the economic, political, legal and social environment can impact businesses giving the learner an understanding of the range of
  3. Unit 02 - Business Resources

    The unit will explain how a range of resources including human, physical, technological and financial resources are used and managed within the business.
  4. Unit 03 - An Introduction to Marketing

    This unit will develop the knowledge necessary to understand key concepts of the marketing mix, marketing planning and marketing research. As an introduction to marketing, the unit will allow learners who study other, specialist marketing units to keep in mind the strategic purpose of the marketing function and how it contributes to business success.
  5. Unit 04 - Human Resource Management

    This unit will describe as the most valuable resource of any organisation, its human capital. All resources, especially the most valuable, need to be managed in order to obtain the greatest value from them. The unit provides an overview of some of the key areas that fall within the remit of the human resources function
  6. Unit 05 - Business Communication

    Effective communication is a key area in terms of its contribution to business success. When studying this unit, learners will gain a thorough understanding of the types of business information used both internally and externally by organizations and the methods used to communicate information to different audiences.
  7. Unit 06 - Understanding Health and Safety in the Business Workplace

    This unit will help to prepare learners for the world of work, where health and safety are a vital part of the modern workplace whatever sector is chosen. There trends to be a level of myth surrounding Health and safety requirements
  8. Unit 07 - Managing Business Operations

    The aim of this unit is to introduce learners to key aspects of all businesses and how they operate within the wider business environment, as well as internally. Operational control and the provision of best practice and sound policy will be shown to facilitate organisational excellence.
  9. Unit 08 - An Introduction to Finance

    This unit introduces learners to practical accounting and financial reporting techniques used by managers in business organisations.
  10. Unit 09 - An Introduction to Leadership Skills

    The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with an introduction to leadership skills, and how they can be identified and developed, and to show the importance of providing motivation for others.
  11. Unit 10 - Organisational Culture

    To understand aspects of an organisation’s culture and their effects on its activities and its management, as well as the significance of an ethical business approach.
  12. Unit 11 - Workplace Welfare

    To understand that workforce welfare ensures that everybody employed within the organisation is valued and that there are benefits to be gained from being part of the organisation.
  13. Unit 12 - Thinking Entrepreneurially

    The aim of this unit is to introduce the learner to an evaluation of themselves in an entrepreneurial context by using several techniques including SWOT

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