Diploma in Business Management & Entrepreneurship

Advance your corporate, project and operations management and entrepreneurship skills .

Leadership and Management
Free Course
Advance your corporate, project and operations management and entrepreneurship skills .
  • Duration

    15-20 Hours
  • Assessment

  • Certification

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Alison's Diploma in Business Management and Entrepreneurship course gives you the opportunity to gain extensive knowledge and understanding of the principles and practices behind key business management subjects.

Subjects include corporate management, operations management, accounting, human resources, financial accounting, and project management, as well as providing insight on key entrepreneurial skills from Bill Liao, co-founder of the social networking site XING.com.

Alison's business management certificate, with a focus on entrepreneurial studies, is ideal for those who want to further their knowledge and understanding of business management and entrepreneurship through an online business course, and will greatly enhance your career prospects.

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Managing large scale organisations

Evaluating organisational performance

Management structures and objectives

Management styles

Change management

Human resource management

The employment cycle

Employee relations

Managing changes to human resource management

Operations management

Operations management strategies

Applying operations management

Project management overview

Project management case study

Project management methodology

Information Technology case study

Project management toolset

Project management tools case study

GANTT charts case study

Project management documentation

Project management documentation case study

System development life cycle

Project management, system development life cycle case study

The planning phase

The planning phase case study

Conducting a feasibility study, case study

The planning phase case study

Project management, the analysis phase

The analysis phase case study

The analysis phase case study 2

The design phase

The design phase case study

The implementation phase

Project management implementation case study

project management implementation case

Project management evaluation case study

Evaluation phase

Project management case study conclusion

Changing information systems


Introduction to accounting

Accounting terminology

Accounting principles

Accounting systems

Preparation of reports

Balance day adjustments in the general journal and ledger

Accounting concepts

Accounting information

Accounting issues

Balance day adjustments


Control for debtors and creditors

Historical cash flow statement

Profit and loss statements

Risk in small business

Stock recording and valuation

Learning Outcomes

This online business course will teach you how large-scale organizations are managed, the structures and objectives involved, and how to evaluate a company's performance by using key performance indicators (KPIs). You will be more aware of business management styles and the environmental factors management should consider. You will know the function of human resource managers, operations managers, project managers and accountants. You will gain knowledge of the systems development life cycle. This course will help you recognize the personal qualities of an entrepreneur and the most important factors that an entrepreneur should consider to be successful.


All Alison courses are free to enrol, study and complete. To successfully complete this Diploma course and become an Alison Graduate, you need to achieve 80% or higher in each course assessment. Once you have completed this Diploma course, you have the option to acquire official Certification, which is a great way to share your achievement with the world. Your Alison Certification is:

Ideal for sharing with potential employers - include it in your CV, professional social media profiles and job applications
An indication of your commitment to continuously learn, upskill and achieve high results
An incentive to you to continue empowering yourself through lifelong learning

Alison offers 3 types of Certification for completed Diploma courses:

Digital Diploma - a downloadable Diploma in PDF format, immediately available to you when you complete your purchase
Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma that is posted to you (with FREE standard shipping worldwide)
Framed Diploma - a physical version of your officially branded and security-marked Diploma in a stylish frame that is posted to you (with FREE standard shipping worldwide)

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