Undergraduate Diploma in Business Management (MQF 5)

YEAR 1

Module 1 - 10 ECTS

Introduction to the Business World

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.

1 reading
Reading: Module 1 – Introduction to the Business World

Module 2 - 10 ECTS

Leadership and Management

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.

1 reading
Reading: Module 1 – Introduction to the Business World

Module 3 - 10 ECTS

Essentials for Managing People

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.

1 reading
Reading: Module 1 – Introduction to the Business World

Module 4 - 10 ECTS

Conflict Resolution

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.

1 reading
Reading: Module 1 – Introduction to the Business World

Module 5 - 10 ECTS

Principles of Marketing

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.

1 reading
Reading: Module 1 – Introduction to the Business World

Module 6 - 10 ECTS

Basic Principles in Communications Management

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

1 reading
Reading: Module 1 – Introduction to the Business World

Undergraduate Diploma in Business Management (MQF 5)

€3,950
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About this course

The Undergraduate Diploma In Business Management provides learners with the knowledge and competencies required to manage and lead teams, including mitigating conflict and communicating effectively with team members to align them to the goals of the organisation. This course also introduces the impact of marketing on the management of a business and looks at the challenges that organisations face when it comes to making decisions based on marketing data. Learners will learn how to:

  • Define and critically discuss the term ‘businessand 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.

At the end of this programme, learners will be eligible to advance their studies by pursuing a Foundation Degree in Business Management.

 

Duration

9 Months

Start Date

May/Sep

Delivery

Face-to-face

Credits

60 ECTS Credits

Awarding Body

This qualification is awarded by Central Mediterranean Business School (CMBS).

 

This qualification is accredited by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority. MFHEA deems this undergraduate diploma to be at Level 5 in the Malta Qualifications Framework and the European Qualifications Framework for lifelong learning.

Entry Requirements

Applicants should hold:

  • A Diploma in Business Management pegged at MQF Level 4 or equivalent OR;
  • A Matriculation certificate with at least 2 A-levels & 3 Intermediate OR;
  • Mature Student OR;
  • A MATSEC certificate with Grade 5 or better in English, Maltese and Mathematics together with at least 5
    years experience working within a business setting.

Assessment Mode

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.

Delivery Mode

This Undergraduate Diploma In Business Management is delivered through face-to-face classroom-based learning.

 

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.

 

Language of Instruction

This programme will be delivered in English.

 

Location of Lectures

Lectures will be delivered at Business Leaders Hub, 160, Mdina Road, Zebbug, Malta, ZBG 9015.

 

How to Apply

Interested candidates can apply by sending an email to daniela@cmbs.edu.mt or by calling us on 00356 9912 1110. Applicants will be provided with a link to complete our booking form and will be requested to submit any relevant documents required to process the application.

 

Have questions?

Email us at admissions@cmbs.edu.mt or call on 00356 9912 1110 to learn more.

 

 

Price (EU Students): €3,950

Price includes:

  • Access to a comprehensive student management system
  • Overall qualification certificate

  • Course material tutorial support notes
  • Access to online course resources

Syllabus

YEAR 1

Module 1 - 10 ECTS 0/1

Introduction to the Business World

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.

1 reading
Reading: Module 1 – Introduction to the Business World
90 hours

Module 2 - 10 ECTS 0/1

Leadership and Management

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.

1 reading
Reading: Module 1 – Introduction to the Business World
90 hours

Module 3 - 10 ECTS 0/1

Essentials for Managing People

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.

1 reading
Reading: Module 1 – Introduction to the Business World
90 hours

Module 4 - 10 ECTS 0/1

Conflict Resolution

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.

1 reading
Reading: Module 1 – Introduction to the Business World
90 hours

Module 5 - 10 ECTS 0/1

Principles of Marketing

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.

1 reading
Reading: Module 1 – Introduction to the Business World
90 hours

Module 6 - 10 ECTS 0/1

Basic Principles in Communications Management

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

1 reading
Reading: Module 1 – Introduction to the Business World
90 hours

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