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Diploma in Business Management & Entrepreneurship - Revised 2017

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Diploma in Business Management & Entrepreneurship - Revised 2017
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  • Outcome
  • Certification
  • Alison's business management Diploma course is ideal for those who want to further their knowledge and understanding of business management. It has a strong focus on entrepreneurial studies and by studying this online business course you will greatly enhance your career prospects.

    The first section covers corporate, operations and human resources management giving you an overview of how companies are structured, how they operate and manage competitiveness, and how human resources function within companies. The next section reviews project management; you will be taken through a full project life cycle and will see how project management is a multidisciplinary skill used to implement most of the changes and advancements in companies.

    The final section covers basic accountancy skills, from the core accounting concepts of debits and credits through to core accounting principles such as consistency, full disclosure and materiality, to help you understand which financial practices are key importance.  It also covers entrepreneurship and provides insights on key entrepreneurial skills from Bill Liao, co-founder of the social networking site XING.com.

    Learn more about what General and Operations Managers do and how people become General and Operations Managers.


  • Having completed the course you will be able to:

    • Describe the functions of different types of organisation and the environment in which they operate
    • Discuss the relationship between operations, productivity and competitiveness in relation to operations management
    • Describe the role of a human resources manage
    • Discuss the eight stages of the employment life cycle
    • Describe stages of a project and each pahse of the Software Development Life Cycle
    • Discuss the purpose of the cash flow, profit & loss and the balance sheet statements
    • Calculate the key ratios used in accounting
    • Discuss the process for recording stock and depreciating stock
    • Describe key characteristics of successful entrepreneurs
    • Identify key types of communication useful in starting an enterprise

  • All Alison courses are free to study. To successfully complete a course you must score 80% or higher in each course assessments. Upon successful completion of a course, you can choose to make your achievement formal by purchasing an official Alison Diploma or Certificate.

    Having an official Alison document is a great way to celebrate and share your success. It is:

    • Ideal to include with CVs, job applications and portfolios
    • A way to show your ability to learn and achieve high results

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