This programme of study offers a gateway to lots of exciting opportunities into the dynamic world of Business and Enterprise. You will explore key topics such as Marketing, Finance, Entrepreneurship, Business start-up, Business planning, Retail and Business skills. You will have the opportunity to develop your own business idea and create a business plan. If you have a vision for business this programme of study provides the perfect insight.
You can find out more about applying here
You will need four at GCSEs grade A* - D, including a grade C in English and maths or equivalent Functional skills.
Many students advance to a Level 3 programme whilst others choose to go down the Apprenticeships route, enter the world of business, or use their knowledge to start their own business. Work experience is an essential part of the programme that allows you to be work-ready and better prepared for employment.
This course includes some externally assessed units which make up 12.5% of the total assessment for Diploma. All other assessment will be completed internally via coursework, individual and group presentations and practical demonstrations.
You must complete the following units:
The Entrepreneurial Mindset
Creating a Vision
Researching your Market
The Marketing Plan
Financial Modelling and Forecasting
Preparing and Pitching a Business Plan
Books, pens, paper, pencils, a memory stick – Approximately £30. There may be additional charges for educational visits.