How do businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions? What's involved in functions such as human resources management, marketing, accounting and finance? This innovative diploma is firmly rooted in your own experience. You'll investigate how organisations think and work, how they're managed, and the external world in which they operate. You can focus entirely on business management, or choose to specialise in within the subject areas of accounting, economics, leadership practice, innovation and enterprise or marketing.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.