The HNC/HND in Business aims to develop an understanding of business and management theories and enable students to evaluate the complex and integrated nature of the business world as well as facilitating the development of key transferable skills to enhance opportunities for employment and career progression. To encourage participants to take increasing responsibility for managing their own learning and development, both as an individual and as a member of a learning community
Subject specific aims and learning outcomes for each Business and Management module, which identify the attainment level expected from candidates, are contained in the individual module specifications.
KEY COURSE INFORMATION
HNC First Year – HND Second Year
March, June and October
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR
Individuals who apply for this course will obtain an internationally recognised qualification that prepares them for management roles in industry. The course provides insight and understanding into international business operations and the opportunities and challenges presented by a globalised market place, knowledge and understanding of culturally diverse organisations, cross-cultural issues, diversity and values.
WHY TAKE THIS COURSE
This course enables individuals to obtain business knowledge with special reference to management whilst developing and enhancing their existing skills in a wide range of key areas in business. It provides the students with opportunities to enter or progress in employment in business, or progress to higher education qualifications such as an Honours degree in business or a related area.
WHAT WILL I EXPERIENCE
Learners will experience a holistic development of practical, interpersonal and higher level thinking skills. The focus is on developing learners for employment and higher education in an ethical manner. With clearly defined routes of progression each student will be taught a rigorous curriculum in association with local and national industry partners. Successful students will progress to a BA (Hons) Business degree in the form of a top-up course.
The key outcomes include a good grasp and understanding of
The sales environment, the roles and processes of selling
The legal system
Finance as it applies to business
Marketing research, analysis and concepts
ICT applications and systems used for decision making
Corporate social responsibility, business ethics
You can progress to the final year of a degree programme, start your career straight away or progress further to a BA in Business and BA in Fashion Business and Marketing.
Year 1 (HNC)
Business and the Business Environment
Human Resource Management
Management and Operations
Managing a Successful Business Project
Entrepreneurship and Small Business Management
Year 2 (HND)
Project Operations and Project Management
Understanding and Leading Change
Global Business Environment
Innovation and Commercialisation
Research Projectopment for the Computer Games Industry
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