Diploma in Business Management & Entrepreneurship - Revised 2017

Leadership and Management
Free Course
Getting into business and becoming an entrepreneur takes a lot of hard work and skill. This business management and entrepreneurship course will give you an overview of how companies are structured, the functions of different types of organizations, and business environments. This will give you a deeper understanding of how companies operate and will take the guesswork out of business management ethics and entrepreneurship.
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  • Duration

    15-20 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

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There are a lot of things going on behind the corporate, operations, and human resources management areas of a business. With this business management course online, you will learn business management fundamentals including the role of a human resources manager, the eight stages of the employment life cycle, and the stages of a project. You will also learn the purpose of cash flow, profit and loss, and the balance sheet statements, as well as each phase of the Software Development Life Cycle.

To become a good entrepreneur, you must know how to efficiently handle the money and stocks that come in and out of your business. With this business entrepreneur course, you will learn to apply key accounting concepts and principles including the correct process for recording and depreciating stock. You will also learn the characteristics of successful entrepreneurs as well as identify different types of communication useful in starting a successful enterprise.

This online business course is made by Bill Liao, a successful entrepreneur and co-founder of the social networking site XING.com. The course will share with you his business management skills and help you gain stronger knowledge of how companies operate. So don't let this entrepreneurial study opportunity pass you by! Take this free online business course and make your business soar.

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Learning Outcomes

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


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Course Reviews

Joyce C.
5 days ago
Joyce C.

I want to proceed from where I left off- I can't seem to find my last module positioning - please do kindly advise

Eihab E.
6 months ago
Eihab E.

what happened you are no longer able to enter the course?

Tebuseeke V.
6 months ago
Tebuseeke V.

I just want to proceed from where i had stopped with my course

Charles C.
2 years ago
Charles C.

The course was informational on the key subjects. I recommend to any one who is welling to learn. How ever, the course was not meant to replace a college degree but to increase ones own knowledge on the subjects or as a refreshment course.

Medeline M.
2 years ago
Medeline M.

i enjoyed the course it had a lot of information that one had to grasp

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