Diploma in Business Administration - Level 4

Course Information

  • Course Code: BC969
  • Duration: 3 hours
  • Price: £2936.50
  • Times: 09:00-17:00
  • Delivery Type: PT

Start Dates

  • Friday, 31 July 2020

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Overview

The Level 4 Diploma is designed to reflect the work of administration staff across a wide range of industries and types of organisations, and is for those who are working with autonomy and personal responsibility. It is aimed at candidates who are developing, implementing and monitoring administrative services within their organisation.

 

To achieve a Level 4 Diploma in Business and Administration, you must complete a total of 57 credits from 4 mandatory units and 40 optional units. 18 credits must come from group A mandatory units, a minimum of 26 credits from group B and a maximum of 13 credits from group C. 30 credits must be achieved at level 4.

What will I study?


Group A Mandatory Units (18 Credits)

 

  • 1 Communicate in a business environment
  • 2 Resolve administrative problems
  • 3 Manage the work of an administrative function
  • 4 Manage personal and professional development

 

Group B Optional Units (Minimum 26 credits)

 

  • 5 Contribute to the design and development of an information system
  • 6 Manage information systems
  • 7 Support environmental sustainability in a business environment
  • 8 Prepare specifications for contracts
  • 9 Manage events
  • 10 Contribute to the improvement of business performance
  • 11 Negotiate in a business environment
  • 12 Develop a presentation
  • 13 Deliver a presentation
  • 14 Create bespoke documents
  • 15 Monitor information systems
  • 16 Evaluate the provision of travel or accommodation
  • 17 Manage an office facility
  • 18 Analyse and present business data

 

 

Group C Optional units (Maximum 13 credits)

 

  • 19 Develop and maintain professional networks
  • 20 Develop and implement an operational plan
  • 21 Encourage learning and development
  • 22 Initiate and implement operational change
  • 23 Develop working relationships with stakeholders
  • 24 Manage physical resources
  • 25 Prepare for support quality audits
  • 26 Conduct quality audits
  • 27 Mange a budget
  • 28 Manage a project
  • 29 Manage a business risk *
  • 30 Manage knowledge in an organisation
  • 31 Recruitment, selection and induction practice
  • 32 Establish business risk management processes *
  • 33 Promote equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion
  • 34 Design business processes
  • 35 Optimise the use of technology
  • 36 Manage team performance
  • 37 Manage individuals performance
  • 38 Chair and lead meetings
  • 39 Encourage innovation
  • 40 Manage conflict within a team
  • 41 Procure products and/or services
  • 42 Implement and maintain business continuity plans and processes
  • 43 Collaborate with other departments
  • 44 Champion customer service

 

*Barred combinations – 29 Manage business risk and 32 Establish risk management processes

 

This qualification is competence based, this means that it is linked to your ability to completely perform a range of tasks connected with your work. Assessments will be carried out on your daily activities using a range of planned assessment methods i.e. observation, discussion and questioning. All delivery is in the workplace.

Entry Requirements

This qualification is competence based, this means that it is linked to your ability to completely perform a range of tasks connected with your work. Assessments will be carried out on your daily activities using a range of planned assessment methods i.e. observation, discussion and questioning. All delivery is in the workplace.

 

How will I be assessed?

 

All of the qualification will be assessed in the work place by your individual assessor from the College. Your assessor will visit you a minimum of once a month and will assist you in compiling a portfolio of evidence.

What can I do next?
For more information

For more information about this course, contact our specialist team on 01254 29 25 00 or email business@blackburn.ac.uk

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