Organisations and Commercial Awareness

EQF Level 4

6 Credits (ECTS)

Organisations and Commercial Awareness

May 2023
Module Type
AED 330
ECTS Credits
6 Credits (ECTS)

Module Description

In today’s fast pace and ever-changing times it’s useful to have greater business awareness, know how business operates at strategic levels and how outside influences impact on the business. This module aims to provide participants with commercially focused mid-set. Participants will learn how to influence decisions, use simple strategic thinking tools, focus on the critical business issues that affect their role and understand from a commercial view point why certain decision are made.

Entry Requirements

Candidates who apply for this course must possess a pass in English Language* and Mathematics at MQF Level 3 (‘O’ Level or equivalent). 

*Students whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.  


Target Audience

This course is targeted at:  

  • candidates wanting to improve their employability opportunities; 
  • candidates wanting to progress to higher qualifications in the areas of management. 

Career Paths

This programme aims to help you develop essential work skills and behaviours that are needed for you to secure and sustain meaningful employment, as well as to help you progress towards managerial positions.  

How you’ll be assessed

You will complete a combination of written and practical assessments, which will vary depending on the module choices you make. You can expect to complete coursework and exams, as well as presentations and reports.


Module Intake Dates

May 2023
AED 330

Reading for the entire Certificate in Retail Operations as presented in this brochure costs $3,300.*

Due to the modular structure of the course, you may also opt to take individual modules as stand-alone. The entry requirements still apply.**

*Prices are applicable to students who reside in the UAE at the time of applying.

** For the price of individual modules, please contact the IDEA Academy team.

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