The aim of this unit is to enable learners to develop effective research plans, to evaluate
different research methods, to use a high standard of academic writing, and to use
independent learning techniques to support their self-development.
The aim of this unit to develop learners’ understanding of the dimensions of the business
environment, including various business types and purpose.
The aim of this unit is to enhance learners’ business communication skills and enable them to operate confidently in the business world. Learners will be able to:
make persuasive presentations
write reports that address and/or solve strategic problems
write promotional material
enhance their cultural awareness
enhance their understanding of cross-cultural communication, and the role of
languages in business
The aim of this unit is to review the basic concepts in mathematics, algebraic equations,
graph construction, matrix algebra and probability that need to be understood by all business
learners. The emphasis rests on applying these concepts to a variety of mathematical
problems encountered in business contexts.
The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ understanding of businesses types and various
external influences on organisations such as the comparative environmental framework
The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ understanding of the current regulations
governing financial reporting, as well as the purpose and formats of financial statements for