SCQF Level 7


Flexible start date




  • Business & Management


  • Online

Why take this course?

This course will introduce you to the internal and external business environment and the factors affecting it, in particular the impact of technology.

The unit is designed to provide candidates with the knowledge and skills for further study or employment in a business and administrative environment. It is required within HNC/HND Business and can be taken as a stand-alone unit.

For more information please visit the SQA website.

What you will experience

The unit has three outcomes, introducing you to:

  • Contemporary factors influencing the external business environment.
  • Contemporary factors affecting the internal business environment.
  • The impact of current technology on business operations.