LEVEL 7 DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - Introduction to the revised Level 7 Diploma - Brite College?

 
LEVEL 7 DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - Introduction to the revised Level 7 Diploma - Brite College?
LEVEL 7 DIPLOMA
IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT
Introduction to the revised Level 7 Diploma

14 December 2018
LEVEL 7 DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - Introduction to the revised Level 7 Diploma - Brite College?
LEVEL 7 DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - Introduction to the revised Level 7 Diploma - Brite College?
PROGRAMME
     OVERVIEW

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LEVEL 7 DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - Introduction to the revised Level 7 Diploma - Brite College?
INTRODUCTION –
     Design your Diploma
     • Flexible master’s level programmes
     • Choose from 8 contemporary units in
       management theory and practice in the fields
       of marketing, information strategy, project
       management, finance, leadership and
       innovation and more.
     • Achieve a Level 7 Diploma in Business
       Management
     • Take a focused standalone Unit Certificate
     • Top up to a UK MBA with only 60 more credits
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LEVEL 7 DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - Introduction to the revised Level 7 Diploma - Brite College?
INTRODUCTION
     Standard Level 7 Diploma in Business      NCC Education Level 7 Diploma in Business
     Management                                Management
     Mandatory units                           Complete flexibility – choose any 6 units to achieve the
                                               Diploma
     Heavy assessment burden eg 10 separate 6 assignments with practical, real world application or 4
     assignments or exams                   assignments & 2 focused exams
     No short course options                   Unit Certificates to boost your knowledge and skills
                                               tailored to your professional field
     Pre-master’s Diploma. 180 credits to be   Master’s level Diploma. Only 60 credits to top up to a UK
     studied in addition to achieve MBA        MBA
     Typical units such as management, HR      Up-to-date strategic and change management,
     and Finance                               entrepreneurship, innovation, and leadership units
     Limited contact time and written          200+ hours of recorded lectures developed by UK
     guidance                                  academics plus comprehensive study guides
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LEVEL 7 DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - Introduction to the revised Level 7 Diploma - Brite College?
Flexible Master’s Level
     Qualifications

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LEVEL 7 DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - Introduction to the revised Level 7 Diploma - Brite College?
EQUIVALENCY
            Programme              UK University Equivalent   Masters Level credits
     Level 7 Diploma in Business   Postgraduate Diploma in            120
            Management              Business Management
       Level 7 Unit Certificate      Postgraduate Award                20

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LEVEL 7 DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - Introduction to the revised Level 7 Diploma - Brite College?
PROGRAMME OVERVIEW
     Unit Certificate
     • A single unit certificate worth 20 credits
       towards an MBA
     • Choose from 8 contemporary topics and
       develop the critical, analytical and practical
       skills needed to progress your career
     • Understand and apply the academic theories
       in your field
     • 200 hour programme with single assignment
       end assessment
     • 2 assessment windows in summer and winter

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LEVEL 7 DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - Introduction to the revised Level 7 Diploma - Brite College?
PROGRAMME OVERVIEW
     DIPLOMA
     •   Designed for graduates or experienced managers, who wish to start,
         enhance or progress their career in management
     •   Student choose ANY 6 units from 8 to tailor the diploma to their career
         ambitions
     •   Covers a wide range of contemporary issues and develops the critical,
         analytical and practical skills needed by senior staff. The programme will
         also develop the academic skills required to complete an MBA
     •   1 year programme which can be delivered full-time or two years part-time
     •   Modular based: 120 credits
     •   Delivered face-to-face with online resources to support students

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LEVEL 7 DIPLOMA IN BUSINESS MANAGEMENT - Introduction to the revised Level 7 Diploma - Brite College?
PROGRAMME OVERVIEW
      MBA
     NCC Education currently has articulations in place for
     entry onto MBA and other master’s level qualifications
     with a number of universities either on campus,
     through distance learning.

     • Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) through
       the University of Worcester
     • Master’s in Business Administration (MBA) through
       the Plymouth University

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PROGRAMME STRUCTURE
     Students choose ANY 6 of the 8 units to complete the Diploma
     OR take a standalone unit certificate and;
     Learn to plan and pitch a   Master cutting edge
     business as a skilled       theory and practice in   …and so much
     entrepreneur                digital marketing        more

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TEACHING & LEARNING
           MATERIALS
     Comprehensive teaching and learning materials
             produced by UK academics

                        96 sets of
                        complete          Support for
      200+ hours                         students with
                         lecture
      of recorded                        400+ hours of
                         notes &         guided study
        lectures
                       power point         exercises
                          slides

                       Clear, detailed   Assignment
     Cutting edge         learning          based
      theory and       objectives and    assessments
        practice        assessment       with real-life
                           criteria       application

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STUDENT    VIRTUAL LEARNING
     HANDBOOK   ENVIRONMENT (VLE)

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ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

     • Honours degree in Business PLUS an IELTS score of 6.5 or above for
       candidates who do not hold a degree-level qualification wholly
       taught and examined in English OR
     • Five years’ work experience in a management position, with
       evidence of managerial responsibility OR
     • Three years’ work experience at managerial level with significant
       responsibility for resources (staff, financial, physical etc. or a
       combination of these) PLUS a non-related degree

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BENEFITS OF THE DIPLOMA

     What are the benefits of the Level 7 Diploma in Business Management:

     Study our master’s level unit certificate and gain a sharp focus on
     professional skills to enhance your performance and career progression.
     Complete the Level 7 Diploma in Business Management to advance,
     change or start your career as a management professional. Further your
     practical knowledge and improve your career prospects and potential
     income.

     Top up a further 60 credits from our Level 7 Diploma to a full MBA
     awarded by a UK university.

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UNIT
     CERTIFICATES

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UNIT CERTIFICATES
     With our flexible master’s level programme you can
     choose the pathway that suits your career ambitions.

     Choose from eight professional units to help you
     understand and apply up to date management theory
     and practice in the fields of marketing, information
     strategy, project management, finance, leadership
     and entrepreneurship.

     Take a short, focused programme of study with our
     master’s level unit certificate to enhance your skills,
     knowledge and understanding in your field.
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STRATEGIC MANAGEMENT

     Students will gain a thorough understanding of the process of strategy
     formation, development and implementation to improve organisational
     performance and create competitive advantage.

     • Apply a thorough understanding of the principles of strategic management
     • Undertake a comprehensive analysis of the strategic position of an
       organisation
     • Identify and evaluate a range of strategic options for organisations to pursue
     • Analyse issues associated with strategic change, and identify appropriate
       change programmes in organisations

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INTERNATIONAL MARKETING
     STATEGY
     Students will develop a critical understanding of international marketing
     strategy in the context of global operations. Students will learn to effectively
     satisfy the strategic objectives of organisations in domestic markets and
     across national borders.

     • Understand a range of theoretical and conceptual principles that can be
       applied to the development of a robust international marketing strategy
     • Evaluate the implementation and management of international marketing
       strategies and tactics in a global context
     • Develop and manage strategic marketing initiatives as a marketing
       specialist
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PROJECT MANAGEMENT
     Students will be introduced to the discipline and
     profession of project management and learn transferable
     skills that help them succeed in a project environment.

     • Apply concepts, tools and techniques for proposing,
       planning, resourcing, budgeting, monitoring,
       controlling and quality-assuring projects
     • Discuss and evaluate the project manager’s role in
       ethical leadership, relationship management,
       communications, networking and the management of
       cultural issues
     • Critically assess strategies for managing risk,
       uncertainty and ambiguity
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INFORMATION SYSTEMS AND
     KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT
     Students will develop a critical understanding of the strategic roles of information and
     knowledge management systems in contemporary organisations together with a
     critical appreciation of tools, implementation approaches and appraisal methods that
     contribute to their successful use.

     • Explore definitions of and relationships between information and knowledge and
       appraise approaches to managing them in an organisational context
     • Master tools, theories and models relevant to strategic analysis related to
       information management and knowledge management challenges
     • Address important implementation issues in information and knowledge
       exploitation for organisational strategic advantage
     • Critically examine the relationships between information and knowledge capture,
       transformation and management
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DIGITAL MARKETING
     AND COMMUNICATIONS
     Students will develop a critical understanding of the impact of digital
     transformation on the formation of an organisation’s marketing strategy and
     communications in order to effectively implement powerful digital
     marketing campaigns that engage and convert the contemporary customer.

     • Apply a range of digital marketing concepts and models to your
       organisational contexts and geographical locations
     • Evaluate the appropriateness of digital marketing strategies operating in
       different business and marketing settings
     • Master the objectives of digital marketing and communication
     • Design innovative and integrated digital marketing campaigns
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CORPORATE FINANCE
     AND DECISION MAKING
     Students will develop the ability to understand and
     accurately interpret financial data in order to undertake
     effective planning and good decision-making.

     The purpose of this unit is to impact students’
     understanding of the importance of, accountability for,
     and control over a business organisation’s financial
     resources.

     It will equip students with the skills necessary for sound
     organisational financial management at a strategic level.
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LEADERSHIP, PEOPLE
     AND CHANGE
     Students will develop a keen understanding of the
     modern complexities of and new thinking about how to
     lead successful organisations in the turmoil of today’s
     business environment.

     • Learn to capitalise on the three pillars of a successful
       business; leadership, people and change management
     • Build knowledge of strategic HRM
     • Understand drivers of change, change strategies and
       how to successfully navigate change
     • Gain a horizon scanning perspective of 21st Century
       leadership
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ENTREPRENEURSHIP
     AND INNOVATION
     Students will understand that entrepreneurship is a key area of businesses.
     It applies to small sole traders and large corporations. The link with
     innovation is symbiotic and the focus of this unit on both areas highlights
     how enterprises grow and the benefits and risks to innovation. Students
     completing this unit will:

     • Be equipped with the skills necessary for entrepreneurship
     • Understand the academic theory and practical steps for successful
       disruptive entrepreneurship
     • Learn how to launch and manage an enterprise
     • Learn how to pitch to investors and create a persuasive business plan
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QUALFICATION
     TIME

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TOTAL QUALIFICATION TIME
     Students take 6 units only to achieve the full Diploma

                      Unit                          Contact Time                       Self Study
                                         Lectures     Tutorial     Seminar   Private         Assessment   Total
                                                                             Study

     Digital Marketing and                 24            24          18        94                   40    200
     Communication
     Strategic Management                  24            24           -       149                   3     200
     Corporate Finance and Decision        24            60           -       113                   3     200
     Making
     Leadership, People and Change         24            12          24       100                   40    200
     Information Systems and Knowledge     24            56           -        80                   40    200
     Management
     Project Management                    24            24          36        76                   40    200
     International Marketing Strategy      24            18          24        94                   40    200
     Entrepreneurship and Innovation       24            24          12       100                   40    200

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TIMETABLES
     Each unit is made up of 12 topics delivered via
     lectures, tutorial and/or seminars, and private
     study. Each unit is assessed by either an
     assignment or an exam.
     Hours of study:
                    Lectures   Tutorial/   Private     Assessment
                               seminar     study
     Per topic      2 hours    3+hours     8+ hours    -

     Per unit (12   24 hours   36+ hours   76+ hours   40 hours
     topics)
     Full Diploma 144 hours 216+ hours     456+ hours 240 hours
     (6 units)
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EXAM CYCLE
     Assessments for all units will be offered in two
     assessment cycles each year:
        • Summer (May/June)
        • Winter (Nov/December)

     RESULTS
     Performance in each unit will be assigned one of
     four grades:
             • Distinction (>70%)
             • Merit (60 – 69%)
             • Pass (>40 – 59%)
             • Fail (
EXAMPLE TIMETABLES
     FOR UNIT CERTIFICATE
     6 MONTHS
     8-9 hrs per week for 24 weeks ie 19 weeks of lectures,
     tutorials/seminars and private study, and 5 weeks to
     complete the assessment.
     Start January for Summer assessment or July for Winter
     assessment

     3 MONTHS – condensed course
     16-18 hours per week for 12 weeks ie 9.5 weeks of
     lectures, tutorials/seminars and private study, and 2.5
     weeks to complete the assessment.
      Start March for Summer assessment or September for
     Winter assessment
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EXAMPLE TIMETABLES
     FOR DIPLOMA
     24 months part time
     8-9 hours per week for 48 weeks to complete 3 units every 12 months
     Assessment every 6 or 12 months

     18 months part time - condensed
     16-18 hours per week for 24 weeks to complete 2 units every 6 months
     Start Jan for summer (2 units), winter (2 units) summer (2 unit) assessment.
     Or start July for winter (2 units), summer (2 units), winter (2 units) assessment.
     Assessment every 6 months

     12 months full time
     24-27 hours per week for 24 weeks to complete 3 units every 6 months
     Assessment every 6 months
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UNIT ASSESMENT
                       Units                 Credits                Assessment Methods
                                                       Global Examination   Coursework Assignment
     Digital Marketing and Communication       20              -                    100%

     Strategic Management                      20            100%                        -
     Corporate Finance and Decision Making     20            100%                        -
     Leadership, People and Change             20              -                    100%
     Information Systems and Knowledge         20              -                    100%
     Management
     Project Management                        20              -                    100%
     International Marketing Strategy          20              -                    100%
     Entrepreneurship and Innovation           20              -                    100%

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CERTIFICATION
     Candidates achieve the Diploma on passing 6 of the 8
     available units within the 3 year eligibility period.

     Successful candidates will receive:
        • A certificate bearing the signatures of the Director,
          Quality and the Chairman of the Academic Board;
          and
        • A Record of Achievement indicating the grade for
          each unit (Pass, Merit, Distinction)

     Candidates achieve the Unit Certificate on passing 1 of the
     8 available units. They will receive a certificate indicating
     their achievement in that unit eg NCC Education Level 7
     Unit Certificate in Strategic Management
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CENTRE SUPPORT
     • Comprehensive lecture notes and slide decks for
       every unit. 12 sets of notes and slides per unit
     • Clear guidance on tutorial and seminar sessions
     • Private study exercises and guided research
       recommended for each topic
     • Access to Connect which will provide information
       on the administration of candidates, programmes,
       registrations, examination dates and much more

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CENTRE SUPPORT

     • Access to our Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
     • A Welcome Pack upon accreditation with NCC
       Education containing everything needed to fully
       administer and promote the programme
     • Ongoing Centre Support
     • Ongoing Marketing support
     • Ongoing Academic support

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STUDENT SUPPORT

     • 12 sets of lecture notes and slides, plus 12 recorded lectures for
       each unit
     • Student guides for each unit with guided study and research
     • Recommended candidate reading lists
     • Access to NCC Education’s Virtual Learning Environment (VLE)
       designed for candidates and Accredited Partner Centre teaching
       staff. Contains programme information, past examination papers,
       examination dates and much more
     • The dedicated NCC Education Customer Service team
     • Personal support and advice
     • Student support throughout the learning experience
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7 REASONS TO
     STUDY LEVEL 7
     1. Design your diploma – choose
        your units
     2. Your route to an MBA
     3. Affordable tuition fees
     4. Flexible study hours
     5. Career progression
     6. Quality British education
     7. Globally recognised
        qualification

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MORE INFORMATION
     More detailed information in the Student Handbook

     CONTACT US
     British Technical College Support Staff

     • M. Oytun Kantar     Centre Support
     • U. Ufuk Sezgin      Academic Support/ Moderation

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