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Course Code(s):  5M2102
QQI Award Code:  5M2102 Business Studies
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Ballsbridge College of Further Education


 
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2102
QQI Award Code 5M2102 Business Studies
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

Entrepreneurship can be described as an approach to life as well as a set of business skills. It requires a person to think creatively, ask difficult questions and challenge established ways of working. In addition, it is recognised that employers today wish to employ those with entrepreneurial skills as they are seen as an asset to an organisation. Thus entrepreneurial skills enhance a students prospects of employment.

Do you have an idea that you would like to develop in to a business? Want to be your own boss? Whatever your reasons for wanting to start or develop a business, this course will provide you with the key skills and the practical knowledge to start, operate and grow your own business.

This course will equip participants with a range of skills and the practical knowledge required to evaluate business opportunities, create business plans, undertake market analysis, secure start-up or expansion finance and successfully manage an enterprise. In addition, whilst undertaking this course, participants are offered the opportunity to set up and operate a business producing a product or providing a service. On completion of the course students will have greatly enhanced their potential to succeed in their own business, work with other employers or progress to degree courses in a range of Irish Higher Education Institutes.

What will you Study?

Entrepreneurial Skills 5N1951
Start Your Own Business 5N1418
Marketing
Advertising
Business Administration Skills 5N1610
Accounting - Manual and Computerised
Word Processing 5N1358
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
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.

Progression to CAO Courses

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