This advanced Business Administration Diploma has been designed specifically for distance learning, with no entry-requirements and no final exams to sit. Course content is distributed across 10 insightful modules as follows:
Unit 1. Introduction to Business Administration
The course begins with a detailed introduction to the concept of business administration, which incorporates an examination of business ownership and the different types of businesses. Candidates are guided through the contemporary corporate environment, along with the social responsibilities of the modern business and the importance of effective admin.
Unit 2. Effective Performance management
Module two then brings staff performance management into discussion, detailing the responsibilities of the HR manager to employee performance and development. Efficient management techniques are discussed, along with the relationship between motivation and output, the consequences of ineffective performance management and a dissection of the performance management principal.
Unit 3. Fundamentals of Administration
The wider responsibilities of the business administration specialist are discussed in module three. Typical business administration duties are detailed and discussed, along with primary management functions, a series of key management principles and the role of business admin at the heart of the successful organisation.
Unit 4. Human Resource Management
A detailed exploration of human resource management follows in module four, in which candidates discuss the true value of a strong, capable and committed workforce. Typical duties and responsibilities in HR management are explored, along with a detailed introduction to the HR code of ethics.
Unit 5. Managing Business Finances
Financial management from a contemporary corporate perspective is examined in module five, detailing its contribution to a firm’s wider performance and prosperity. Financial responsibility and accountability are discussed, along with the objectives and limitations of financial management, a series of common financial management challenges and how to oversee the allocation of funds.
Unit 6. Effective Marketing Strategies
Module six turns attention to marketing and advertising, providing candidates with a detailed breakdown of the effective marketing plan. The concept of the marketing mix is also discussed, along with the ‘Six Ps’ approach to marketing, the importance of identifying a brand’s USP and an overview of available online and offline marketing channels.
Unit 7. Managing Business Resources
The business-wide value of effective resource management is discussed in module seven, which also details the consequences of ineffective resource management. Candidates learn how to create, implement and continuously optimise a resource management strategy for the benefit of the business.
Unit 8. Managing Time, Stress and Crises in Business
The art of effective crisis management in a business environment is explored in module eight. Candidates learn how both time management and stress management contribute to effective leadership, along with the creation and implementation of a business-wide crisis management plan.
Unit 9. Effective ways to Maintain Customer Relationships
Customer loyalty and the art of nurturing strong customer relationships form the core focus of module 9. The concept of the ‘positive’ and ‘negative’ customer is explored, along with the connection between customer relationship management and reputation management. The value of a proactive customer retention strategy is examined in depth.
Unit 10. Team management Skills
The qualities and characteristics of an effective team leader are outlined and explored in module 10. Candidates learn how to build and maintain effective teams, tackle common team leadership challenges and take inspiration fromBruce Tuckman's Team Development Model.
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An advanced Level 5 Diploma in Business Administration could open the door to a world of incredible careers. Pursue a position with an established organisation, or take the first crucial step towards starting your own business. For existing members of the workforce, this endorsed diploma could fast-track your progression to the top of the career ladder. Successful business managers typically earn from £25,000 to £100,000+, in accordance with location and experience.
Who Should Take This Course?
Oxford Home Study Centre is proud to support ambitious and capable candidates, providing accessible and affordable distance learning opportunities for all. This Level 5 Diploma in Business Administration is ideal for:
Future business leaders and entrepreneurs
Employees looking to climb the career ladder
Business owners, managers and team leaders
Anyone considering new business establishment
Candidates interested in marketing or HR careers
Jobseekers looking to boost their employment prospects
Enrolment is open 365 days a year, so why not get started right now? Enrol online, or contact the team at Oxford Home Study Centre for more information!