Diploma of Higher Education in Business Administration
Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Business Administration meets the needs of those wanting to gain a qualification which provides a firm grounding in business administration and a basis for the further academic study. This course focuses on the functional areas of management and administration within an organisation and how those disciplines integrated at the operational level, linking with the overall corporate strategy to achieve short, medium and long-term objectives. It identifies the essential characteristics of managing information systems, business analysis techniques, internal and external business structures, management control, financial management and management behaviour. It aims to develop learners’ critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Business Administration is designed and bench marked to the latest occupational standards. National Occupational Standard describes the knowledge, skills and understanding an individual needs to be competent at a job. After completing this course, learners will know how to
•Manage finance for the organisation
•Gather and evaluate available financial information and the objectives and associated plans for your area and consult with clients to identify priorities, potential problems and risks.
•Understand the corporate structure of the organisation for effective financial planning and decision making to meet your clients’ requirements.
•Evaluate the future value of investment (if your company or you are investing in any business, product or services)
•Provide on-going information on the performance of your area to relevant people in your organisation.
•Contribute to the business environment, accounting, financial and management analysis of the organisation
•Prepare a written analysis of any company regardless size and sector.
•Contribute to innovation in a business environment
•Manage an office facility
•Propose and design administrative services
•Implement, monitor and maintain administrative services
•Contribute to running a project
•Design and produce documents in a business environment
•Organise and co-ordinate events
•Plan and organise meetings, presentations and projects
•Communicate in a business environment
•Agree how to manage and improve own performance in business environment
•Deliver, monitor and evaluate customer service to internal and/or external customers
•Design and develop an information system
•Contribute to solving business problems
•Inform and facilitate organisational decision-making
•Support the organisational decision making
•Oversee the continuous improvement of the overall performance of the organisation. This involves putting in place the necessary resources and supporting systems, analysis, planning, monitoring and communications, to turn the organisational vision into a practical reality.
Telephone: 01452 886888
How long does the course take?
Part time – 4 years
Full time – 2 years
How much time do you need for study?
The amount of time you’ll spend studying each week will vary. You might, for example, need extra time just before an assignment or an exam.
•If you want to study part time, you'll need around 16–18 hours study time per week.
•Part-time study means completing 60 credits worth of study per year, for example, one 60 credit module, or two
30 credit modules.
•If you study 60 credits a year, an honours degree would usually take 6 years to complete.
•If you want to study full time you'll need around 32–36 hours study time per week.
•Full-time study means completing 120 credits worth of study per year, for example, two 60 credit modules.
•If you study 120 credits a year, an honours degree would usually take 3–4 years to complete.