Diploma in Business Management

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Free Business Management Course

Sign up for this free business management course today - new and exclusive to Oxford Home Study Centre!  Boost your CV and career prospects with an online diploma in business management, open to newcomers and experienced candidates without a penny to pay. This free Level 5 Business Management Course covers a broad range of topics and knowledge areas, over a series of 10 self-paced units.  Topics covered include strategic planning, how to build and maintain effective teams, employee performance management, human resource management, managing organisational change, negotiation skills for entrepreneurs and many more besides.  All learning resources are included as standard, with no additional tools or materials necessary.  With no deadlines or time restrictions imposed, this flexible Diploma in Business Management is ideal for distance learning.  Enrol online and start your free Diploma in Business Administration today, or contact the team at Oxford Home Study Centre to learn more.

By the end of this Course the learner will be able to:

  • Apply the best methods for creating, leading, and managing their own business.
  • Discuss techniques for setting up an effective and efficient system for hiring, retaining, and succession planning.
  • Discuss how to start researching and designing a strategic plan.
  • Discuss techniques of succession planning.
  • Identify the stages of team development and how to help a team move through them
  • Recognize the critical role communication skills will play in building and maintaining a team atmosphere.
  • Identify ways that team members can be involved and grow in a team setting.
  • Discuss goals and objectives of performance appraisal
  • Explain and understand the performance appraisal process
  • Identify different performance appraisal methods.
  • Recognising and identifying the functions of HRM
  • Discover the benefits of employee training and development
  • Evaluate & identify the assessment of training and training needs
  • Explore negotiation techniques
  • Discuss different phases of negotiation
  • Identify your values and moral principles
  • Be familiar with philosophical approaches to ethical decisions
  • Identify ways to improve ethics in your office
  • Know what is required to start developing an office code of ethics

All free online certificate courses at Oxford Home Study Centre are 100% free of charge from start to finish.  There is no enrolment fee, all study aids are provided via our online learning platform and all of our courses are self-paced for total flexibility.

Our exclusive free courses provide the perfect opportunity to expand your knowledge, develop new skills and explore new professions.  Upon completion of your free online certificate course, you will have the option of claiming one of three different types of certificates for a small fee:

  1. An official Course Completion Certificate from Oxford Home Study Centre
  2. A CPD Accredited Certificate to boost your CPD profile
  3. An Endorsed Certificate issued by the Quality Licence Scheme

Each of these certificates could prove helpful in supporting future job applications, or helping you climb the career ladder with your current employer. All certificates are 100% optional upon successful completion of your course - available to purchase with your preferred postage option.

For more information on certificate costs, head over to our pricing page or contact a member of the team at Oxford Home Study Centre anytime. 


This Free Diploma in Business Management course covers the following modules:

Unit 1. Introduction to operations management
Unit 2. Strategic Planning Process
Unit 3. Building an Effective Team
Unit 4. Managing Employee Performance
Unit 5. Managing Human Resources
Unit 6. Managing Organizational Change
Unit 7. Effective Time Management
Unit 8. Negotiation Skills for Entrepreneurs
Unit 9. Importance of Workplace Ethics 



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Course Level Diploma
Awarding Body OHSC
Study Method Online
Course Duration 450 Hours
Entry Requirements Open to All
Start Date Ongoing