6 Credits (ECTS)
Underpinning Principles of Management
In this unit learners will gain knowledge on the different types of managers and the different functional roles that a manager serves. Learners will familiarise themselves with the challenges that a manager faces and comprehend the functions, roles and dimensions of management including reference to Fayol’s 14 Principles. Learners will also look into the importance of managing resources such as prioritising work; optimising resources; and managing and developing talent. Learners will also develop a critical understanding on managing people and teams.
Candidates who apply for this course must possess:
- a qualification at MQF Level 4 (one ‘A’ Level or equivalent in any subject)
- a pass in English* and Mathematics at MQF Level 3 (‘O’ Level or equivalent).
Preference is given to applicants having a year of work experience related to the field of study.
*Students whose first language is not English will be required to demonstrate evidence of an adequate level of English proficiency.
This course is targeted at people who wish to have a thorough background in management in order to progress further in their careers, such as:
- assistant managers
- junior managers
- middle managers
- project coordinators/project managers
The target group can also be extended to groups that have significant management experience but lack a formal qualification, such as managing directors and officers.
The programme aims to help you progress from first–level supervisory positions to higher managerial roles.
How you’ll be assessed
This is a part-time course that will typically take 42 months to complete. The programme consists of a total of 24 modules. The method of assessment is assignment-based.
The course comprises:
- 6 lectures per module (twice a week);
- 3–hour lectures (evening);
- 12 hours of online content per module, comprising asynchronous online discussions, tutorials and/or videos.
Module Intake Dates
Reading for the entire Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Management as presented in this brochure costs $9,900.*
The cost for the different exit points is as follows:
Certificate in Business Management : $2,200
Diploma in Business Management: $4,400
Higher Diploma in Business Management: $6,600
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.