Business & Management

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Whether you are interested in working in business, marketing, retail management, banking, tourism or setting up your own enterprise, our Business and Management courses will enable you to develop the necessary skills for managing people, projects, finances and information.

Are you a young entrepreneur or wanting to upskill and gain a qualification to improve your career progression?

Would you like to gain the organisational skills and attention to detail to support the smooth running of a company or business?

We will provide you with the knowledge and skills you need to succeed in today's business environment. Our qualifications will develop your business acumen and open up career opportunities in many different sectors, including retail, human resources, IT and education.

We offer business courses that cover all you need to know about the commercial world, from retail to business start-up, including invaluable work experience in the local business community. As you progress through to Level 4 higher education courses, you’ll learn the vital skills needed to kick start a career in business.

Business Administration roles concentrate on recording and presenting information and producing accurate reports, so that important decisions can be made. If you aspire to become well organised and have a professional manner, our administration courses will give you the skills employers are looking for.

We offer apprenticeships and advanced apprenticeships in subjects such as business administration, business management level 3, customer service and retail & team leading. The Apprenticeship route allows will allow you flexibility to  progress with your  career gain qualification as and still experience fast pace of  the commercial business world.

We also offer ILM coaching qualifications suitable for managers to help organisations create a workplace environment of empowered individuals.

A Level Options
This subject area has courses which can be taken alongside A Levels and other qualifications.

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An apprenticeship could be for you!

I decided to do a Business Diploma because it’s a good gateway to other options and I plan on going to university. The business course not only gives you a lot of knowledge about business, finance, and marketing but also legislation and law.

Bryony Webster
Business

Student Success

Whilst studying with us, students can experience real courtroom drama, get involved with planning and organising charity events to fund raise, participate in Dragon’s Den at Shrewsbury Town FC and enter the Young Enterprise UK programme.

Past Students

Past students have gone on to secure management roles with Caterpillar and American Golf, a placement on Next’s Management Programme and on the training programme with Jaguar Landrover. Some students have gone on to successfully set up their own business.

Career Options

Career options and national starting averages include:

  • Business Advisor  £20,000+
  • HR Administrator £21,378

You could move on to be a:

  • Retail Manager £25,000+
  • Events Manager £25,000+

Source: National Careers Service

I bring a wealth of practical experience in Business Management, consulting, training, mentoring and coaching into the classroom. I have supported entrepreneurs through the challenges of establishing high tech businesses. As a result I am a strong advocate of the advantages Higher Education in Business brings to Entrepreneurs and Business Champions of the future alike.