The Qualification provides comprehensive coverage of the issues, challenges and disciplines growth organisations or business start-ups face. Learners who want to make a success of their own business venture or to develop their skills in promoting or creating growth in organisations will gain significantly from this qualification. The inspired student or entrepreneur will gain valuable insights into the characteristics, skills, resources and tools required to drive a growing organisation or business start-up forward. Learners will be required to be proactive and engage with businesses that have growth strategies or start-ups with ambition. Learners will be expected to create ideas and plans that support their personal business goals or those of organisations that they are involved with.
Duration: 9-12 Months
Start date: 15th of each month
Delivery: Online/ Blended/ In class
Assessment: Via assignment submission
Entrepreneurship, Enterprise and Creativity
Influences on Organisational Growth and Development
Venture Management – Growing a Business
Marketing for Growth Organisations
Developing and Launching a New Business
Social Enterprise and Third Sector Organisations
To understand and apply the principles of leadership in a business environment
Review and apply the principles of business management within industry
To understand and apply the principles of management in a specific environment
To improve the employability of learners by allowing them to explore the relationship between management theories and their practical application in the business world.
Analyse problem solving techniques specific to business and industry
Select, collate, review and analyse information form a wide range of sources
Effectively use verbal and communication skills
Work independently and as part of a team
Manage one's own personal development and growth
Learners who possess Qualifications at Level 3 and/or 4.
Learners who have work experience and demonstrate drive and ambition to start their own business, or work in business development.
Learners who possess a first degree in another discipline and want to develop their own business or shift careers.
Students can progress to the Level 6 Diploma or final year of Honours Degree at UK University.