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The Business Management course provides a well-integrated and applied knowledge of the major aspects of business, and the ability to relate these to practical issues of Management. This course combines theory and practical to give students a solid foundation and critical understanding of the cutting edge skills expected of modern business management. 

Students will explore the role of management within an organisation focusing on planning, motivating, organising, monitoring, review and control.  They will also examine the difference between management and leadership and motivation, and the effects of different types of leadership styles on both the individual and groups.  In addition students will focus on the role of HR, covering the areas of development, appraisal, performance and conflict.

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Qualifications Gained

•    QQI Level 6 Minor Award in Business Management (6N4310)

Entry Requirement

Entry to this course is by direct application to the college. There are no previous academic requirements.


Course Structure

This part time course is delivered one evening a week for 10 weeks

Course Content Modules

•    Organisation types, mission, vision, purpose, objectives and structures
•    Internal and external analysis including PEST and SWOT analysis frameworks4
•    Explore the role of business management in planning, organising, motivating and monitoring, review and control
•    Explore the difference between management and leadership and the impact of the different styles on group and individual performance
•    Appraise the role of the human resources function to recruit, select and appraise employees and resolve conflict
•    Design a workflow system for a business related task to include documentation of process, identification of responsibilities and expected outputs.
•    Evaluate the performance of an individual or group using objectives, key performance indicators and performance appraisal systems

Further Study

This module is part of the QQI Level 6 Major Award (6M4587) in Management and contributes 15 credits towards achieving this award. Learners can study this programme as a single award or can use it towards the 120 credits required for the major award.

Special Offers:

This programme can be booked as part of a Course Combo with Business Planning or with any other of the business modules commencing in 2018 or as part of the Management Major Award. There are reductions in tuition fees available when booking more than 1 module at a time. Popular combinations include studying this module with modules on Leadership, Business Planning and/or Managing People.


Name: Business Management Part Time

Cost: 695 Euro

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Course CodePrice and LocationInfo
Portobello Institute, Dublin 1
  • 09/10/18 - 11/12/18
  • Tues 6.30 - 9.30pm

Additional Course Costs

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  • QQI Registration Fee: included