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Business – A Level

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About the course

With a focus on helping you to be a good decision-maker, you’ll learn essential managerial skills, and techniques to help you become an analytical problem solver – with highly sought-after and transferable skills. Whatever you choose to do in the future, you’ll find elements of this course hugely relevant. For example, knowledge of motivational theory will help you to work well with others, and if you have ambitious plans to start your own business, the marketing and finance topics will be particularly useful.

Topics and units

Units/Topics:
– What is business
– Leadership and management
– Marketing
– Operations
– Finance
– Human Resources
Year 2:
– Employee/employer relations
– Analysing the strategic position of a business
– Choosing strategic direction
– Strategic methods: how to pursue strategies
– Managing strategic change

Work placement opportunities:
GKN, Muller, Schneider Electric, Bentley, NHS, Capgemini, Shropshire Chamber of Commerce

Careers and progression

Progressing to: Business, economics and accountancy, psychology, or sociology, degrees. or higher apprenticeships with companies such as Rolls Royce
Aspirational careers: Bank manager, finance director, film or TV accountant, chief financial officer, auditor, tax director, marketing consultant

Entry requirements

5 GCSEs at grades 9-4 with a grade 5 in English Language and 5 in Maths

What to do next

If you are interested in applying for this course, please click ‘apply now‘ on this page or at the top of any page, and create an website account or sign in an account you have already created and complete the application form. 

To find out more information about our courses and college life, you can visit an open event to meet our team and check out our facilities for yourself.

Type

Full Time

Duration

2 Year

Campus

Haybridge Road, Telford

Support

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Talk to us

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Upcoming events

Open event
19 June 2024
5.00pm — 7.30pm
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Taster Event – Step into Health and Social Care for Care Leavers
24 June 2024
10.00am — 12.00pm
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Taster Event – HND Healthcare Professions’ Support
25 June 2024
6.00pm — 8.00pm
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