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London Bridge Business academy

The academy concentrates on Business related and Marketing courses.

London Bridge Business academy
53 Farringdon Road
Reg: No 4947131
Based in the heart of London , London Bridge Business Academy concentrates on Business related and Marketing courses.
The college offers HND Business course, approved for Government funding.
5 A maximum of 30 credits can be centre devised or imported from other QCF Edexcel BTEC Higher National qualifications to meet local needs. Level rules and mandatory core units must not be changed.

Professional body recognition
The Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals in Business have been developed with career progression and recognition by professional bodies in mind. It is essential that learners gain the maximum benefit from their programme of study.

Further details of professional body recognition and exemptions for Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals are given in the
BTEC Higher Nationals – Professional Recognition and Progression
Edexcel BTEC Level 4 HNC in Business

Qualification credit value: a minimum of 120 credits. (A maximum of 55 credits may be at level 5.)
Minimum credits to be achieved at the level of the qualification (level 4): 65 credits.
Mandatory core unit credits: 60 credits.
Specialist unit credit: 60 credits.
A maximum of 30 credits can be centre devised or imported from other QCF Edexcel BTEC Higher National qualifications to meet local needs. Level rules and mandatory core units must not be change

Course Content
What does the course include?
The BTEC Higher National Diploma in Business is a vocational Higher Education course; it is designed to prepare you for a career in business through a combination of theoretical and practical teaching

In the first year 8 units will include:
Business Environment
Managing Financial Resources and Decisions
Organisations and Behaviour
Business Decision Making
Marketing Principles
Aspects of Contract and Negligence for Business
Business Strategy
Research Project

In the second year units will include:
Working with and Leading People
Managing Communications, Knowledge and Information
Advertising and Promotion in Business
Marketing Planning
Sales Planning and Operations
Human Resource Management
Contemporary Issues in Marketing Management
Project Management for Business
Higher-level skill s

Learners studying for Edexcel BTEC Higher Nationals in Business will be expected to develop the following skills during the programme of study:
Cognitive skills of critical thinking, analysis and synthesis
Effective problem solving and decision making using appropriate quantitative and qualitative skills including identifying, formulating and solving business problems
Effective communication, oral and in writing, using a range of media widely used in business e.g. the preparation and presentation of business reports
Numeric and quantitative skills including data analysis, interpretation and extrapolation; the use of models of business problems and phenomena
Effective use of communication and information technology for business applications
Effective self-management in terms of time, planning and behaviour, motivation, self-starting, individual initiative and enterprise
Developing an appropriate learning style
Self-awareness, openness and sensitivity to diversity in terms of people, cultures, business and management issues
Effective performance within a team environment including leadership, team-building, influencing and project-management skills
Interpersonal skills of effective listening, negotiating, persuading and presentatio
Abilities to conduct research into business and management issues
Entry Requirements

If you are over 21 years old you may be considered for the course if you can demonstrate good communication skills. You will be required to sit a test to assess your suitability for the course.

All candidates are required to attend A Personal Interview
All candidates must supply a reference
Be over the age of 18
Have a GCSE in Maths and English (grades A to C) or equivalent at level 2
Have a qualification worth 160 UCAS tariff points (e.g. be in possession of a OCR/BTEC National Diploma in Business or two A levels) or have a Higher National Certificate in Business or other equivalent qualifications (you may be assessed at interview)
An Access to Higher Education Certificate awarded by an Approved further education institution

How is the course assessed ?
Coursework and continual assessment, there are no external exams although you may sometimes have in class tests.

Where does it lead
The HND is a nationally and internationally recognized qualification throughout the business world. It provides a basic grounding in the core areas of business and management and leads to an enhanced career as well as promotion prospects. The HND gives automatic subject exemption from many professional qualifications.
Holders of the Higher National Diploma in Business can study for one additional year at various UK universities and gain a business degree (e.g. BA Honours in Business)
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