This flexible qualification starts with you: where you are now, and where you want to be in the future. Taking a practical approach that's grounded in your own experience, you'll be introduced to the essentials of business and management, the context in which a business operates, and its common aims and characteristics. You'll also encounter work-based learning issues that are particularly relevant to your current role.This qualification develops your learning in four main areas:
- Knowledge and understanding
- Cognitive skills
- Practical and professional skills
- Key skills
The level and depth of your learning gradually increases as you work through the qualification. You'll be supported throughout by the OU's unique style of teaching and assessment - which includes a personal tutor to guide and comment on your work; top quality course texts; e-learning resources like podcasts, interactive media and online materials; tutorial groups and community forums.