As a champion of accessible and affordable education, Brentwood Open Learning College is proud to offer a wide variety of high quality online business courses. This Level 1 online business course is available right now. Study an important and fascinating subject in your own time from the location of your choice. This online business management course, has no deadlines and time restrictions – you can work around your own schedule at a pace that suits you.
The course consists of three insightful modules, which gradually introduce the world of contemporary business management and a variety of core sub-topics. Important subjects discussed and explored at length include the different types of business management, the duties and responsibilities of business managers, workforce deployment and long-term performance management.
Upon completion, you will have the opportunity to apply for an accredited and recognised ABC Awards certificate to enhance your CV and employment prospects.
The business course online is divided into three units:
Unit 1 - Introduction to Business Management
In the opening course module, candidates are provided with a general overview of business management in a contemporary setting, exploring exactly what it is the business manager does and how responsibilities are shared among management teams. Organisational structures are also investigated in detail, along with different business types and small business creation.
Unit 2 - Managing Business Operations
The second module focuses on the effective and efficient management of business operations, incorporating a breakdown and exploration of several business reports and important financial terms. Candidates investigate operations types, workforce deployment strategies and how to assign duties in a manner that benefits and optimises key operations.
Unit 3 - Performance Management
Bringing the course to a close, Module 3 turns attention to the long-term management of performance. Candidates are guided through the main functions, objectives and advantages of strategic performance management, why it is that employee performance reviews are of such enormous mutual value and how to effectively plan and implement workable strategies for ongoing performance management.
Paying in Instalments: £180 (Interest FREE Instalments)
No of Instalments: 10
Each Instalment: £14
Pay in Full: (£40 Discount) £140
At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement by ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units you have completed as part of your course).
The course itself has been designed by BOLC to meet specific learners’ or employers’ requirements. ABC Awards’ endorsement involves a robust and rigorous quality audit by external inspectors to ensure quality is consistently met. A regular review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.
What is ABC Awards?
ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government. They have a comprehensive portfolio of over 650 Ofqual regulated qualifications on the national Qualifications and Credit framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.
Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards also offers over 600 Ofqual regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.
Upon picking up a variety of business basics, you’ll be primed to continue studying at a higher level, or begin seeking employment. You may also make the decision to go into business for yourself. Career opportunities and potential salaries in a business setting are both limitless, though can be helped along significantly with a recognised qualification.
80 Hours Approx.
There are no particular entry requirements
I chose BOLC’s Level 4 Business Diploma as I wanted to be taken seriously as a contender for promotion. The results speak for themselves – two years on and I’m managing the team I was previously a part of.
“Studying with BOLC gave me the confidence I needed to put my home-business dreams into action. I was amazed how much I picked up by studying in my spare time, I also cannot fault the customer care team. Top marks all round!” – Doug Harvey, Ecommerce Retailer