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Diploma in Business and Legal Studies


Diploma in Business and Legal Studies
Diploma in Business and Legal Studies

Evaluate the performance of an organisation by learning about KPIs and much more


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Course Description

The free online Diploma in Business and Legal Studies course covers key topics in business and law such as corporate management, human resources, operations management, accounting, types of law, how laws are created, the adversary system, and legal procedures. This Diploma course is ideal for those who want to gain a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of business and legal systems, and will greatly improve your career prospects.

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Learning Outcomes

You will understand the characteristics and functions involved in managing a large scale organisation.You will gain a knowledge of KPIs when evaluating organisational performance. You will become aware of the importance of structures and objectives when managing an organisation. You will know the different styles of management and the continuous changes that you need to be aware of in an organisation. You will have a good understanding of human resource management, the employment cycle, employee relations and operations management. You will gain a knowledge of accounting - for example balance sheets, profit and loss statements, etc. - accounting terminology and principles, and preparation of reports. You will understand the characteristics of effective laws, civil and criminal law, the adversary trial system and much more.


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Module Title
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
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
Budgeting
Control for debtors and creditors
Historical cash flow statement
Profit and loss statements
Risk in small business
Stock recording and valuation
Characteristics of effective laws
Civil and criminal law
How and why the law changes
How do judges make laws?
Relationships between law-making bodies
The Adversary trial system
The Court hierarchy
The Jury system
Civil procedure
Criminal procedure
Civil cases and criminal disputes
Assessment

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Course Rating (By Learners): 4 stars based on 699 reviews
Course Title: Diploma in Business and Legal Studies
Course #: 269
Course Publisher: XSIQ
Course Category: 25
Content Origin:
Course Description: The free online Diploma in Business and Legal Studies course covers key topics in business and law such as corporate management, human resources, operations management, accounting, types of law, how laws are created, the adversary system, and legal procedures. This Diploma course is ideal for those who want to gain a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of business and legal systems, and will greatly improve your career prospects.
License:
Release Date: 01 May 2012
Content  
Course Duration (Avg Learner): 10-15 Hours
Video/Audio: None
Audio Only: None
Animation: Medium
Assessments: Yes
Education Level
Age appropriateness: 18+ Years
Minimum Grade/Class Level: Third Level
Validation: Level 5
ALISON Testing: Yes
Certification Availability
PDF Download: No
Parchment: Yes
Framed Certification: Yes

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    Daniel Kofi Bansah Ghana This course is very involving. I have understood legal issues and how it applies to businesses. I recommend that business students study this course. 2015-05-12 13:05:07
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    Michael Munroe Bahamas It is comprehensive, and easy to read. 2015-05-01 00:05:02
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    Francis Kuda Nyathi Zimbabwe The Diploma has equipped me with the Legal aspect of things because i find it of use for a business person to not only know finances and competition but also have the knowhow of the legal world aas it now and then affects in a way the operatons of an organisation. 2015-03-20 12:03:19
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    Kwamu Kunkei Nigeria Wow, am so certain this is going to improve my career... 2015-03-09 08:03:55
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    Eddrick Phiri Zambia This course opens the door of understanding certain fundamental principles in the business world 2015-03-06 10:03:30
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    Daniel Kofi Bansah Ghana This course is interesting. It is very deep and can help students to adequately prepare for the job market. I love the combination of law, accounting and managements as a single subject. It has really enhanced my understanding of legal studies. 2015-02-26 13:02:06
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    Proga Diana [[]] I'm interested in this kind of course! 2015-02-15 19:02:21
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    Kirk Kulling United States of America Assessment difficult for smart phone users. 2015-02-10 05:02:37
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    Mareko Mosimane Botswana Its a pleasure to have an opportunity to study such a wonderful course. I believe it is going to improve my career. 2015-01-21 19:01:55
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    Ezra Frank Petersen South Africa Very real and practical 2015-01-14 19:01:47
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