Business Management

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Whether you’re new to the world of business, want to start a business of your own or are working your way up to management level, the Business Management course will provide you with the fundamental training to get you started. This diploma course is endorsed by ABC Awards – a regulated organisation that ensures professional, reputable certification for further education.

In this course, you will gain an in-depth understanding of business analysis and the principles of business process management, developing essential business communication skills along the way. From the vision, design and execution phase to monitoring and optimising, you will learn a range of methods for continuous business improvement.

By the end of the course, you will have an excellent understanding of the different areas of business management, and how to think strategically in a business environment.

Learning Objectives

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the types of business analysis and business analysis process flow
  • Understand the key practices and principles of business process management
  • Familiarise with the business process life cycle, from modelling to optimisation
  • Learn about business activity monitoring (BAM) and its benefits
  • Explore the fundamental principles of project management and the role of a project manager
  • Develop your business communication skills to master the art of selling and negotiating
  • Identify the different types of leadership and management and the difference between the two 
  • Learn the art of critical thinking and strategic planning, with step-by-step guidance on mind mapping
  • Be able to build strong working relationships and manage conflict in the workplace
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of meeting management and get tips on how to deliver killer presentations

Who is This Course for?

This endorsed training course in Business Management is ideal for those who are seeking entry into the world of business, as well as those who want to take their career to the next level in a management role. Our online courses are specially designed for distance learning, offering flexible virtual classroom modules that you can study at your own convenience. Increase your chances of working for a top organisation, or take steps to set up your very own business today.

Entry Requirement:

  • This course is available to all learners, of all academic backgrounds.
  • Learners should be aged 16 or over to undertake the qualification.
  • Good understanding of English language, numeracy and ICT are required to attend this course.


At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Course Gate has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 5 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Course Gate to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications.   ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.


Endorsed Certificate of Achievement

At the successful completion of the course, the learners can order an endorsed certificate by paying the accreditation fee of £108. There is an additional £10 postal charge for international students.

Certificate of Completion from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, the learners may order the Certificate of Completion from Course Gate (soft copy) by paying only £2. For the Printed hard copy of the certificate, the learners have to pay £9.

Career Path

This introductory Business Management course provides a stepping stone to work your way up to a management role or even start a business of your own. On successful completion, aspiring professionals will be equipped with the skills and knowledge to explore the following roles:

  • Business Manager
  • Change Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Business Owner
  • Business Management & Planning Administrator

Course Curriculum

Module 01: Basics of Business Process Management
The Fundamentals of Business Process Management 00:10:00
Defining Business Process Management 00:05:00
The Business Process Life Cycle 00:10:00
Assessment Module 01
Module 01 Final Quiz Exam – Business Management 00:10:00
Module 02: The Vision, Design & Execution Phase of Business Management
The Vision Phase 00:10:00
The Design Phase 00:20:00
The Execution Phase 00:15:00
Assessment Module 02
Module 02 Final Quiz Exam – Business Management 00:10:00
Module 03: The Monitoring & Optimising Phase of Business Management
The Monitoring Phase 00:10:00
The Optimising Phase 00:10:00
Assessment Module 03
Module 03 Final Quiz Exam – Business Management 00:10:00
Module 04: Project Management
Project Management 00:30:00
Assessment Module 04
Module 04 Final Quiz Exam – Business Management 00:10:00
Module 05: Marketing, Positioning and Pricing
Marketing and Its Components 00:10:00
Positioning and Pricing 00:05:00
Assessment Module 05
Module 05 Final Quiz Exam – Business Management 00:10:00
Module 06: Selling and Negotiating
Selling and Negotiating 00:10:00
Assessment Module 06
Module 06 Final Quiz Exam – Business Management 00:10:00
Module 07: Leadership and Management
Leadership and Management 00:25:00
Assessment Module 07
Module 07 Final Quiz Exam – Business Management 00:10:00
Module 08: Five Practices and Change Management
Five Practices 00:05:00
Managing Change 00:10:00
Assessment Module 08
Module 08 Final Quiz Exam – Business Management 00:10:00
Module 09: Critical Thinking
Critical Thinking 00:35:00
Assessment Module 09
Module 09 Final Quiz Exam – Business Management 00:10:00
Module 10: Business Relationship Management
Managing Relationships 00:10:00
Assessment Module 10
Module 10 Final Quiz Exam – Business Management 00:10:00
Module 11: Meeting Management
Meeting Management 00:50:00
Assessment Module 11
Module 11 Final Quiz Exam – Business Management 00:10:00
Module 12: Infrastructure of the Information Technology for Business Management
IT Infrastructure and Emerging Technologies 00:10:00
Foundations of Business Intelligence : Databases and Information Management 00:15:00
Telecommunications, Internet, and Wireless Technology 00:10:00
Securing Information Systems 00:40:00
Assessment Module 12
Module 12 Final Quiz Exam – Business Management 00:10:00
Module 13: Key System Applications for the Digital Business
Achieving Operational Excellence and Customer Intimacy: Enterprise Applications 00:15:00
E-Commerce : Digital Markets, Digital Goods 00:15:00
Knowledge Management Systems 00:25:00
Assessment Module 13
Module 13 Final Quiz Exam – Business Management 00:10:00

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