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Business - HND

Course Code(s):  BHND
QQI Award Code: 
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Ballyfermot College of Further Education

Ballyfermot College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code BHND
QQI Award Code
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This is a broad based business diploma course which offers students underpinning academic knowledge and business skills. Major emphasis is placed on the development of personal and technical skills required for success in the business world. The learning is student centred and it involves a considerable amount of practical work-related assignments. Currently second year BHND students may apply for international work experience in Finland funded by the Erasmus programme.

What will you Study?

Year 1:
The internet and e-Business
Business Decision Making
Marketing Principles
Organisation and Behaviour
Financial Accounting and Reporting
Work-based Experience
Aspects of Contract and Negligence for Business
Human Resource Management

Year 2:
Business Strategy
Marketing Accounting or Marketing Intelligence
Employability Skills
Small Business Enterprise
Business Economics
Managing Financial Resources
Research Project
Business Environment
Important Colleges may add/remove modules to keep the course updated and to meet demands. Almost all PLC courses have a Work Experience module, which requires students to find their own placement in an area directly related to their course.

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