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MQF/EQF LEVEL 6

BSc in Business Management

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Gain insight into current leadership and management practices and expand your knowledge of how effective managers and great leaders think, work, lead and inspire within organisations with our MQF Level 6 BSc in Business Management. Upon completion of the programme, students will also earn two globally recognised qualifications from Central Mediterranean Business School (CMBS) and Coventry University.

The BSc in Business Management has been strategically developed to equip learners with the necessary skills, knowledge and competencies required to successfully lead up, across, down and inward and deliver results in all directions within an organisation. Students will gain a thorough insight into how great leaders manage people, develop strategies, handle risks, take decisions and drive change within organisations.

Learners will also gain interpersonal competencies that will greatly enhance their critical thinking skills, decision-making capabilities and problem-solving abilities. This programme will also delve into the various relevant fields of business, including marketing, finance, human resource management, development and communication. Learns will learn how to:

  • Define and critically discuss the term ‘business’ and the different types of organisations found in the business industry.
  • Understand the effects of the external environment on the overall success of a business.
  • Comply with employment laws and regulations when performing recruitment.
  • Understand the key differences and similarities between management and leadership.
  • Carry out stress management exercises when needed.
  • Provide recommendations on the ways in which marketing can help an organisation reach their goals.
  • Execute an effective communication plan according to the requirements of the organisation.
  • Ensure the use of effective and appropriate communication methods and techniques with all stakeholders.
  • Draw up simple general ledger accounts and simple journal entries.
  • Collaborate with colleagues, clients or any other direct or indirect stakeholder using effective team-working skills.
  • Monitor inventories and stocks of the organisational resources.
  • Carry innovative change management initiatives at the workplace.
  • Manage and motivate employees effectively making use of effective strategic human resource management.
  • Comply with safety and security procedures set out by the organisation when managing information.
  • Carry out tactical and strategic financial management decisions.
  • Comply with regulations related to finance.

After completing this programme, learners can pursue a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Awarding Body

This qualification is awarded by Central Mediterranean Business School (CMBS) and validated by Coventry University.

Accrediting Body

This qualification is accredited by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority. MFHEA deems this BSc to be at Level 6 in the Malta Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should:

  • Hold a Diploma in a related field pegged at MQF Level 4 or equivalent OR;
  • Hold a Matriculation certificate with at least 2 A-levels & 3 Intermediate OR;
  • Be a mature student OR;
  • Hold a MATSEC certificate with Grade 5 or better in English, Maltese and Mathematics, and at least five years of experience working in a business setting.

Mode of Assessment

This course shall be assessed through the use of an assignment based on the theoretical concepts presented during the lectures and ways of implementing said concepts and theories. These assessments will include group assignments, group presentations, individual assignments and individual presentations.

Who is this course for?

This course is intended for those who are aged 21+ and aspire to work or are already working as team leaders or managers.

Delivery

Face-to-face

Language

This programme will be delivered in English.

Tutor

Location

Key Info

Duration

27 Months

Starting

May/Oct 2024

Credits

180 ECTS/ECVET

Early Submission (EU Students)

€12,273

Full Price (EU Students)

€13,500
Up to €9,450 refunded via the Get Qualified Scheme.

International Price (Non-EU Students)

€15,500

Modules

Year 1

This module introduces learners to the basic principles of the business world. It demonstrates the different types of organisations found in the business world and highlights the different departments which are crucial to the effective managing and performance of an organisation.

90 hours

This module allows the learner to get acquainted with the main similarities and differences between leadership and management. Moreover, they will also be exposed to the main theories governing them both and allow them to critically think which ones are most suitable for different activities, departments and objectives of organisations.

90 hours

This module introduces learners to the world of human resource and people management, whereby they will be exposed to the different activities and responsibilities of this department within organisations. This module will therefore look at processes and procedures related to managing people.

90 hours

This module focuses on the main techniques and tools which a manager might implement in order to recognise, resolve and mitigate conflict at the workplace. Furthermore, it also provides learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to be able to manage stress within an organisation.

90 hours

This module allows learners to understand the basic principles and concepts of marketing in organisations. It will allow them to gain an insight on the competitive environment, conducting effective analysis of the market, segmenting, targeting and positioning one’s product. Furthermore, it also looks at the challenges that organisations face when it comes to effective marketing decision making.

90 hours

This module introduces learners to the basic principles included in communications management and its role in enhancing effectiveness and a positive busines environment whereby all staff members are aligned towards the same goals and objectives of the organisation.

90 hours

Modules

Year 2

This module allows learners to delve into the basic principles which govern accounting and finance and their role in a business context. It will allow them to understand how accounting and finance and proper financial management can aid the organisation in performing better overall.

90 hours

This module will allow learners to understand and further nurture their interpersonal skills which will enable them to go further successfully throughout their career. It will allow them to further their studies in management and to portray effective communication skills.

90 hours

This module has been strategically designed to aid learners in understanding the fundamental role of operations management. It helps them by understanding its purpose within an organisation as well as outline the fundamental skills required by an effective operations manager.

90 hours

This module introduces the basic principles of managing and implementing creativity and innovation within organisations. It will equip them with enough knowledge and skills to assess and implement creative and innovative thinking when it comes to planning, implementing and monitoring strategies.

90 hours

This module aims at introducing learners to the basic concepts of economics in order to implement them at the workplace in a business context.

90 hours

This module introduces learners to the basic concepts of critical thinking and the main benefits and challenges of implementing such practices at the workplace. This module shall also provide a link between enhanced team performance within an organisation and implementation of effective decision making, critical thinking and problem solving.

90 hours

Modules

Year 3

This module will allow learners to understand the process involved in effective recruitment management as part of overall human resource management.

90 hours

This module has been designed to equip learners with an idea to why and how information is managed and is then used then used for to facilitate effective decision-making.

90 hours

This module aims at equipping learners with the necessary skills, knowledge and competence to use key financial documents, figures and structures. It will also allow learners to understand the role of effective financial management when it comes to the overall success of a business. To this end, managers need to be able to understand basic financial techniques to effectively manage and partake in organisational planning.

(90 hours)
 

This module equips learners with the required skills, knowledge, and competences to be able to effectively prepare a research proposal and eventually a research project. It will allow them to learn in-depth the main methodologies implemented in data gathering, methods of analysing data, turning collected data into information and the best ways to present such findings.

90 hours

This module allows learners to practice the knowledge and theories that they have acquired in the module ‘Research Methods’. Learners are expected to carry out an effective research project, making use of effective critical thinking, time management skills, problem solving and effective decision making together with the appropriate and most relevant research methodologies. This module is the last step towards the learners obtaining their bachelor’s degree in Business and Management.

450 hours

Have questions?

Email us at admissions@cmbs.edu.mt or call on +356 9912 1110 to learn more.

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