Business Awareness and Continuing Professional Development

Learn to recognise external factors that affect the performance of companies in the modern business environment.

Overview

Why take this course?

This Unit is designed to enable candidates to recognise and evaluate the external factors affecting the performance of companies in the modern business environment, providing the opportunity to identify and assess the internal measures that companies are taking so that they can respond accordingly to external business pressures. 

What you will experience

You will explore a range of factors that influence the modern business environment, and will learn to recognise the importance that continued learning and Continuing Professional Development will play in the progression of your career.

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Key facts

Mode of study
Distance Learning
Method of study

This course requires you to manage your workload independently, and will involve attendance at a campus or centre - often for assessment purposes only.

What you need to know

Next steps

Education

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Availability

Pre-entry guidance is required prior to booking a place on this course. Please contact Distance Learning Co-ordinators Sheena Thomson or Susan Smith by email, or phone (01346) 586136 in the first instance for more information. When submitting your distance learning application form, please ensure you attach the additional information sheet listing qualifications and previous knowledge with your application. You may be required to attend College for assessment. Please check if this is a requirement for your course.

Starts Duration Fees Code
1 September 2017 40 Hours over 6 Months £120.00
YBUBA
-O171A
Paper applications only

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