This course enables students to develop their academic, practical and analytical skills in the business area. The course consists of academic study, practical workshops, field study visits and a range of assignments. Graduates may proceed to employment, third level study or set up their own businesses. Guest speakers from the business sector visit the college and students attend business presentations and seminars.
This course prepares you for working in the Career Sectors below. Follow the links to get a fuller understanding of the sectors you are preparing for.
QQI FET/FETAC Links
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The Student - Career Interests
This course is typically suited for people with the following Career Interests. If these interests do not describe you, this course may prepare you for work you may not find satisfying.
Enterprising people like situations that involve using resources for personal or corporate economic gain. Such people may have an opportunistic frame of mind, and are drawn to commerce, trade and making deals. Some pursue sales and marketing occupations. Many will eventually end up owning their own business, or in management roles in larger organisations. They tend to be very goal-oriented and work best when focused on a target. Some have an entrepreneurial inclination.
Graduates may set up their own Business Enterprise and there is a strong emphasis on Entrepreneurship within this course.
Employment within the following sectors:
- Customer Service