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Level 3 GCE AS Level in Business FTS at Chesterfield College

Course description

Business AS Level comprises of two units where you will cover a number of different modules including:

  • Financing a business
  • Entrepreneurial skills
  • What goes into starting up a business
  • Managing a business
  • Marketing
  • Finance
  • Staffing a business
  • Entry requirements

    Ideally you will be achieving at least 5 A*-C grades at GCSE (or equivalent). This should include GCSE Maths and English. What is business? What do we mean by a ‘business’? What are managers? What is leadership? And how are decisions made? On this course you'll examine the process and role of decision making, which is all designed to improve performance of the marketing, operational, financial, and human resource functions of a business. Then onto the strategic position of a business, and ways of choosing a strategic direction and finally how all these are implemented, managed and controlled. All of the above is studied through the constant use of real life and up to date examples.

    Financial information

    Yes - If it's your first full Level 3 and you're aged 19-23 your course is funded otherwise Advanced learner loans are available

    Future opportunities

    You will be able to progress to university level study or on to employment.

    Further information

    '• Where costs are quoted in this document they are correct at the time of publication, but may be changed• Timetables are given as an indication only, these may vary• Weeks shown are the maximum number expected• The formation of a class is conditional

    How to apply

    You can apply for this course through UCAS Progress. Add this course to your favourites so you can start making an application.

    Last updated date: 16 May 2017

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