Business, Finance & Management Foundation

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Business, Finance & Management Foundation Quick Facts: 3 Terms

  • Start Dates: September, October, January, April
  • Course Length: 3 terms
  • Minimum Age: 16+
  • Entry Requirements: satisfactory completion of secondary or high school education, 4 GCSEs at C or above
  • Language Level: Intermediate B1/IELTS 4.5 or equivalent, TOEFL 30
  • Class Size: maximum 8 students
  • Tuition Hours: 25+ per week
  • Location: London, Cambridge
  • Fees: £5450 per term / £14950 for 3 terms paid in advance

Business, Finance & Management Foundation Quick Facts: Fast Track

  • Start Dates: September, October, January, April
  • Course Length: 2 terms
  • Minimum Age: 16+
  • Entry Requirements: satisfactory completion of secondary or high school education, 4 GCSEs at C or above
  • Language Level: Intermediate B2/IELTS 5.5 or equivalent, TOEFL 30
  • Class Size: maximum 8 students
  • Tuition Hours: 35+ per week
  • Location: London, Cambridge
  • Fees: £6250 per term / £11095 for 2 terms paid in advance

Overview

Academic Information

Course Modules

  • Learn how to set up, manage and run a successful business
  • Real case studies of international corporations and case studies of entrepreneurs and their companies and how they succeeded
  • case studies of real businesses – Apple, SnapChat, Amazon, Alibaba
  • Different types of business and legal structure – Sole Trader, LLP, LLC, PLC, LTD
  • Enterprise
  • Business structure
  • Size of business
  • Business ethics
  • Business objectives
  • Stakeholders in a business
  • External influences on business activity
  • People in organisations
  • Management and leadership
  • Motivation

  • learn about challenges of marketing and human resources as run by entrepreneurs of real business
  • learn about international and domestic marketing in real case studies – Apple, SnapChat, Amazon, Alibaba
  • the role of marketing
  • marketing planning (including introduction to the four Ps)
  • sales forecasting
  • market research
  • four Ps (product, price, promotion, place)
  • the extended marketing mix of seven P’s
  • international marketing
  • E-commerce human resources
  • functions and evolution of human resource management
  • organizational structure
  • leadership and management
  • motivation