This course is designed for people seeking to understand and apply the principles of managing staff and resources in a variety of businesses. The course is equally suited to the owner of a small business employing a few staff members or a departmental manager in a larger company. It provides a broad but practical understanding of how management techniques can work to your advantage.
Module A: Effective Management
- The manager's role
- Managing yourself
- Managing people
- Managing information
- Managing finance
Module B: Employing People
- Recruiting staff
- Legal aspects of employment
- Keeping staff
- Parting with staff
Module C: Performance Management
- Performance Management
- Contracts of Employment
- Equal Opportunities
- Disciplinary Management
- Categorising Conduct
- Managing Assertiveness
Module D: Time Stress & Crisis Management
- Evaluating your situation
- Time balance techniques
- Time management techniques
After each lesson there will be a question paper, which needs to be completed and submitted to your personal tutor for marking. This method of continual assessment ensures that your personal tutor can consistently monitor your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.
- All study materials
- Study Guide
- Full Tutor and Admin support
- The course fee includes the awarding body registration and certification fee (valued at up to £30.00).
What is NCFE
NCFE is the UK's longest established awarding body, recognised as a highly professional and responsive organisation, committed to maintaining excellent customer service and a friendly approach.
NCFE is recognised as an awarding body by the qualification regulators ('regulators') for England, Wales and Northern Ireland. The regulators are the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, the Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales and the Council for Curriculum, Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.
Accreditation by NCFE is a guarantee of quality. It means that the college has been inspected and approved by an independent and experienced education professional and is quality audited biannually by NCFE. The centre delivering the programmes has been licensed by NCFE on the basis of its own quality systems. At the end of an accredited course, successful learners will also receive an NCFE Award certificate of achievement.
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There is no experience or previous qualifications required for enrolment on this course. It is available to all students, of all academic backgrounds.
On successful completion of the Open College Network West Midlands Access to Higher Education Diploma (Business and Management) you will receive a QAA recognised Access to HE Diploma at level 3.
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