Introduction to Management Diploma (Level 3 – 60 Credits)
This Introduction to Management Level 3 University Foundation Programme is a 60 credit qualification (Equivalent to one A Level), it is aimed at students who are looking at gaining university entry or management experience in order to gain a promotion or widen their job prospects. It is particularly suited to practising team leaders seeking to move to the next level of management. It will also provide an entry level qualification for those who have studied Business related subjects at Level 2 or 3 and who wish to gain skills and competencies for employment is a management setting.
The diploma is designed to provide aspiring and existing junior managers with a broader knowledge of effective management skills, while focusing on key management areas specific to the workplace. In addition, industry has recognised that leadership and management training is essential for business growth, particularly in high-tech, high paced business environment that need to respond to a rapidly changing environment. To achieve this the essential attributes of being able to communicate, inspire and lead are often lacking, which are seen crucial to achieving organisational success.
This Introduction to Management Level 3 University Foundation Programme is made up of 6 modules and 6 written assignments, each module consists of approximately 40 guided learning hours.While completing the Diploma, students will have access to various study resources, such as tutor support and webinars, a social learning forum, and additional materials to help in the completion of their graduate business course.
Upon completion of this course, students receive a ‘Qualifi Level 3 Diploma in Introduction to Management‘ which is fully regulated by Ofqual. Students will then have the opportunity to apply for admission onto a full Undergraduate Degree programme from a range of UK universities. Alternatively students can opt to study our Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management and then go on to complete a Undergraduate Top Up at a range of UK universities.
For information on fees for this course, please contact one of our advisors on email@example.com.
Students can make payment using one of the following methods:
- Credit or debit card
- Bank transfer
- Interest free monthly instalments
- Western Union
- All course material, including blended learning modules and written assignments
- Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Skype sessions
- Dedicated student support
- Access to a blended social learning forum
- Assignment marking and feedback
- Free CV writing help on completion of the course.
List of Universities with Progression Paths
Some of the universities, where previous Qualifi graduates gained entry or have formal progression arrangements include:
- Anglia Ruskin University
- University of East London
- University of Gloucestershire
- De Montfort University
- University of Bolton
- University of Lincoln
- University of West of Scotland
- University of Wolverhampton
- Birmingham City University
- University of Derby
- University of Northampton
- Arden University
- University of Law
- Bath Spa University
- Bangor University
- Leeds Beckett University
- University of Bedfordshire
- BPP University
- Buckinghamshire New University
- University of Chichester
- Cardiff Metropolitan University
- University of Cumbria
- Glasgow Caledonian University
- Northumbria University
- University of Huddersfield
- Liverpool John Moores University
- London South Bank University
- The Open University
- Staffordshire University
- University of Portsmouth
- University of New England – Australia
- Wrexham Glyndwr University
Example of Progression Routes:
On completion of this course students will have the opportunity to apply for admission onto a full BA degree programme from a range of UK universities. Alternatively, students can opt to study our Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management and then go on to complete a BA top up at a range of UK universities.
University of Sunderland – On Campus
Birmingham City University – On Campus
BA (Hons) Marketing (Professional Practice)
BA (Hons) Business – progression from ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Business
BSc (Hons) Business Accountancy
The level 3 course is made up of 6 modules and 6 written assignments. Each module consists of 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours worth of optional materials that comprise of recommended exercises, recommended readings, Internet resources, and self-testing exercises.
This course is most suited to individuals who are at least 16 years old, have a high school education and wish to progress onto a degree at university, or the Undergraduate Level 4/5 Extended Diploma in Management with Liverpool Colleges.
An introduction to finance
This unit introduces learners to practical accounting and financial reporting techniques used by managers in business organisations.
An introduction to leadership skills
The aim of this unit is to provide the learner with an introduction to leadership skills, and how they can be identified and developed, and to show the importance of providing motivation for others.
Managing business operations
The aim of this unit is to introduce learners to key aspects of all businesses and how they operate within the wider business environment, as well as internally. Operational control and the provision of best practice and sound policy will be shown to facilitate organisational excellence.
To understand aspects of an organisation’s culture and their effects on its activities and its management, as well as the significance of an ethical business approach.
Working in teams
To understand the role played by teams within organisations and how the human elements interact. The unit also examines the value of team and group working, and how these are formed and work together.
To understand that workforce welfare ensures that everybody employed within the organisation is valued and that there are benefits to be gained from being part of the organisation.
The ATHE Level 3 Diploma in Business has 6 modules and 6 written assignments. On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments. The assignments are approximately 5,000-8,000 words each. Students are provided support on the modules and assignments via the ‘Tutor’ section of the learning platform.
The assignment unit titles that students need to complete for the level 3 course are:
- An introduction to finance
- An introduction to leadership skills
- Managing business operations
- Organisational culture
- Working in teams
- Workplace welfare
More information about the level 3 units can be found here: https://qualifi.net/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/Level-3-Introduction-Management-vApril-2019.pdf