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Enterprise and Entrepreneurship BTEC Level 3 90 Credit Diploma (Peter Jones Academy) at Bromley College of Further & Higher Education

Course description

Do you want to set up your own business?  Then our new Peter Jones Academy Level 3 BTEC course is for you.

Within a maximum of two years you will set-up and run your own micro-business.

The first year is the BTEC 90 Credit in Enterprise & Entrepreneurship and after successful completion and course team recommendation, you can move to the second year which is the Extended Diploma in Enterprise & Entrepreneurship.

Don’t worry you’ll receive plenty of support. We’ll teach you to manage the day-to-day but tricky challenges of business, such as supply chain management, customer communication, financial control, and future growth planning and performance analysis.

As well as running your business, you will have a four-week work placement, where you will be given a project to manage and will develop your employability skills.

We work in partnership with the Peter Jones Academy, Pearson (formerly Edexcel)

The Peter Jones Enterprise Academy set out to be a catalyst for cultural change by bringing the boardroom into the classroom. The Academy aims to equip future generations of entrepreneurs with the skills and mindset to run their own businesses, thereby supporting the future of the British economy.

 

Course content

Units include:

  • The Innovative Entrepreneur
  • Business Planning and Pitching
  • Operating your Business
  • Leadership and Teamwork
  • Working as an Intrapreneur (the entrepreneur in an existing business)
  • Financial Planning and Implementation
  • Launching your Business Vision
  • Monitoring the Performance of your Business
  • Planning the Future of your Business
  • Market Research and Analysis
  • Financial Literacy and Awareness
  • International Business
  • E-Marketing and Website Design
  • Brand Development and Promotion
  • Social Enterprise

Entry requirements

You will be expected to have a minimum four GCSEs (grades A*-C, including English and Maths) OR other equivalent Level 2 qualifications at merit level or higher,  including a good reference.

We are also keen to hear about your business ideas, so bring them along to the course experience event with you as you will be working on the idea throughout your course.

Assessment

This course is assessed through coursework and students will have the opportunity to attend guest lectures, master classes and meet guru speakers, along with independent entrepreneurial study.

You will need to study functional skills with this course if you do not have Maths/English GCSE.

Financial information

Course Fees: 16-18 £0.00

Please note that the dress code for this course is business dress.

There may be additional costs related to trips, but travel costs will be kept to a minimum.  

Future opportunities

  • Continue to run and expand your business
  • Progress to the Higher Apprenticeship in Innovation and Growth
  • Enter employment
  • Progress to a degree level course

Further information

The course is taught over five days a week.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Bromley College of Further & Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 09 February 2016
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      In addition to our well-equipped classrooms, we have an amazing Learning Resources Centre, open study spaces, the Hive Café and a brand new Hospitality, Food and Enterprise Career College with top of the range training kitchens and the new commercial restaurant BR6.