BTEC National Diploma In Business (Incorporating National Award)

West Herts College
In Hemel Hempstead (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • BTEC
  • Hemel hempstead (England)
  • Duration:
    2 Years
Description

This popular course will develop your knowledge and understanding of how businesses operate and generate profits for their owners and shareholders.
Suitable for: The course will appeal to those students who: Have a keen interest in business and how it operates. Enjoy studying a subject that is relevant to their own lives and experience. Want to find out more about business through personal investigation. Are interested in developing an understanding of business organisations, the markets they serve and how to deal with customers effectively. Want to move on to a related career or higher education

Important information

Requirements: 4 GCSEs at Grades A-C including English or BTEC First Diploma with an overall Merit plus English GCSE at Grade A-C and a range of assessments at interview

Venues

Where and when

Starts Location

Hemel Hempstead
Marlowes, HP1 1HD , Hertfordshire, England
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What you'll learn on the course

Business Studies

Course programme

Course suitability

The course will appeal to those students who:
Have a keen interest in business and how it operates
Enjoy studying a subject that is relevant to their own lives and experience
Want to find out more about business through personal investigation
Are interested in developing an understanding of business organisations, the markets they serve and how to deal with customers effectively
Want to move on to a related career or higher education

Enjoy and have a proven track record in completing coursework 

Entry qualifications

4 GCSEs at Grades A-C including English

or
BTEC First Diploma with an overall Merit plus English GCSE at Grade A-C

and a range of assessments at interview 

Information about the course

This popular course will develop your knowledge and understanding of how businesses operate and generate profits for their owners and shareholders.  Students should have an interest in understanding organisations, the markets they serve and how to deal with customers effectively.

This is a practical, work-related course. Students learn by completing projects and
assignments that are based on realistic workplace situations, activities and demands. Students
focus on a particular subject area and develop a range of specialist skills and knowledge.

You will:
Gain a broad understanding of business and be able to study selected areas in more depth
Develop skills, knowledge and understanding in business
Have an opportunity to apply learning in a practical and realistic way
Follow a programme of study that enables progression to both higher education and
employment within business
Develop key skills that are highly valued by employees and universities
Gain confidence through developing independent learning skills

Course content

The course is made up of 18 units studied over 2 years.  Units studied include:

*  Effective people communication and information

*  Introduction to marketing

*  Exploring team development

*  Managing a business event

but units are subject to confirmation.

You will also have the chance to develop your key skills in one of the following areas:  communication, application of number and ICT.

Additionality

Key Skills:  Communication

Work Experience may be arranged.

Assessment

Continuous assessment throughout the course and an assessment of a final portfolio.

Progression

University or College Higher Education or employment in the Business Sector.

  

Additional information

Payment options: Students pay a Materials and Residential fee of approximately £100.00