Foundation Degree Business, Enterprise and Management

Interested in joining the growing business sector? During the last five years there have been a number of changes in the business environment and, even despite the pandemic, the business population continues to increase. Small and medium-sized businesses account for 99.9% of the business population (5.5 million businesses), with an estimated 5.5 million small businesses at the start of 2021 (Federation of Small Businesses, 2022). 

Higher level skills in enterprise and management are widely looked for across all sectors and industries, with higher skilled manager roles in demand (WYCA, 2021). You could be one of those highly skilled managers employers are looking for by gaining the skills and competencies they need through this foundation degree. 

This course will equip you with the core management skills, complex problem-solving skills, and operational skills needed in successful business. Future business is shaped by the importance of sustainability, ethics, further globalisation, and the increase in the introduction of disruptive technologies, all of which you will learn about in this foundation degree.

 

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About the course

This foundation degree will equip you with the skills and knowledge needed if you are wishing to pursue a career in the business sector including such areas as operations, finance, marketing, production, manufacturing, and human resources, progress into a business management role or to help you in setting up your own business. 

This foundation degree will equip you with the appropriate skills required in business management including;

  • Knowledge of how businesses operate
  • Understanding of management and business impact on economies
  • A contemporary understanding of the core business and management disciplines, principles, theory and good practice

You will develop knowledge and skills relating to entrepreneurship, innovation and enterprise skills that support businesses to be competitive in a fast moving and multi-channel world.  You will have opportunities to engage with employers, analysing and evaluating real life business problems in order to propose solutions. Further, you will develop your communication skills in order to be able to communicate effectively in all business settings, and become a self-disciplined, reflective and independent learner and practitioner. The understanding and skills you develop will enable you to work in an interdisciplinary and diverse business environment. 

This course is validated by Luminate Education Group

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Fee

£7,950 Full Time or £3,975 Part Time (per academic year)

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Location

University Centre

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Start Date

18th September 2023

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Duration

2 years full-time | 2 years part-time

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Course Code

UCAS Course Code: N200 Institution code: L21

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Study Mode

Full-time | Part-time

National Student Survey results 2022

The teaching on my course

83%

Learning opportunities

83%

Academic support

97%

Organisation and management

81%

Learning community

83%

Student voice

96%