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Business Administration

Course Code(s):  5M2468 CI061
QQI Award Code:  5M2468 Business Administration
Award:  National Framework of Qualifications level
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Course overview

Course Code 5M2468 CI061
QQI Award Code 5M2468 Business Administration
Award National Framework of Qualifications level

Course Description

This course is designed to provide you with a comprehensive overview of what is involved in the administrative function of a business. It covers technologies and practices which are essential in a modern organisational environment.

Students will learn about the financial aspects of business administration and they will develop administration skills and abilities to carry out a range of IT functions appropriate to a business organisation.

What will you Study?

Business Administration Skills 5N1610
Accounting Manual and Computerised 5N1348
Bookkeeping Manual and Computerised 5N1354
Communications 5N0690
Work Experience 5N1356
Database Methods 5N0783
Spreadsheet Methods 5N1977
Payroll Manual and Computerised 5N1546
Word Processing 5N1358
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BBSAX 5M2468

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