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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

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

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.

What will you Study?

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

Higher Education Links Scheme (HELS)

This course leads to a QQI Major Award, and provides progression opportunities to a number of Higher Education courses, including those in the CAO.

To view CAO courses to which any Major Award (including this one) provides a possible Progression route, click below:

CAO with Any QQI Major Award

To view additional CAO courses which this specific course may lead to, click on one of the Award Codes below:

Old FETAC Code New QQI Code
BBSXX 5M2102

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Sample Careers

If you are interested in this course, then some of these occupations may be of interest. These suggestions are related by Career Sector and Career Interests, and may be worth exploring.
Brand Manager - Marketing   Social Media Specialist  
Builders' Merchant   Business Consultant  
Accounts Team Leader   Chartered Secretary  
Business Analyst   Financial Adviser  
Company Secretary   Business Adviser  
Recruitment Consultant   Project Manager  
Arts agent/promoter   Charity Officer  
Managing Director   Management Consultant  
Financial Trader   Manager - General  
Hotel - General Manager   Industrial Relations Officer  
Management Associate   Psychologist - Occupational  
Economist / Economist EU   Change Manager  
Equality Officer   Human Resources Business Partner / HRBP  
HR Director - Human Resources   Personnel Officer  
Personnel Manager    Staff Relations Official  
Hospitality Management   Human Resources / Personnel Manager  
IT Consultant   Information Systems Manager  
Personal Assistant   Payroll Manager  
Front Office Junior Manager   School Principal  
Music Manager   Bank / Financial Manager   
Recruitment Team Leader   Risk Analyst  
Travel Agency Manager   Restaurant/Catering Manager  
Call Centre Manager   Retail Manager  
Area Sales Manager   Department Manager  
Procurement Officer / Buyer   Distribution Manager  
Accountant   Taxation Consultant  
Management Accountant    

Related Career Sectors

This course prepares people for careers typically found in the sectors below. You can explore information relating to these sectors by clicking on the titles below.
Business Organisation & Business Management
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