3-6 years
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Other costs apply

About this course

FdA Management focuses on the needs of recently promoted individuals, or those aspiring to a supervisory or management role, who wish to develop their skills to become an effective and confident manager

There are also nine specialist pathways associated with this programme:

• Cultural Events
• Early Years
• Hair, Beauty and Spa
• Health and Social Care
• Information Technology
• Logistics and Supply Chain
• Retail
• Sport
• Voluntary Sector

Designed with strong employer involvement, the aim of this programme is to provide vocational study that meets the needs of individuals and employers. The skills and knowledge developed are recognised by employers as being of great value for those working in a variety of management roles.

Throughout this programme all modules aim to focus on current management issues and challenges. These encourage students to manage performance, consider innovative ways to implement change, and further develop their management skills and leadership potential.

Students learn the main business management functions, for example to identify and analyse elements marketing, to understand key financial documents such as balance sheets, profit and loss, cash flow forecasts and budgets, to develop and appraise successful teams, and to deal with issues of discipline and grievance.

Students also develop personal skills such as how to enhance communication skills, and maximise time and resources to achieve results, and explore how organisations increase efficiency and effectiveness through the use of e-business and project management

Entry Requirements

Entry requirements: A range of qualifications and/or business experience are applicable. Previous work experience is recognised through APEL. All candidates are invited for an informal interview to discuss and assess their suitability for the programme

If English is not your first language: IELTS 6.0 (including 6.0 in writing) or a TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based) or 213 (computer-based) or equivalent

Start dates: September and February