FdA/HNC Business

Providing an excellent grounding in business theories, concepts and skills, this course is perfect for those seeking to become successful entrepreneurs or business leaders.

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(This video contains information on both FdA Business and BA (Hons) Business, Enterprise and Leadership)

Exploring the business environment, you will review the internal and external setting in which organisations operate and consider factors affecting them. Business law guidance will also help you to gain an understanding of employment law principles and contract law. You will consider processes and practices of human resource management, learning how to manage people within organisations in areas of HR planning, employee engagement and personnel development. Studying statistics for business by researching techniques for data analysis and presentation, you will carry out hypotheses testing using relevant IT software applications. Business analysis and research skills will teach you the importance of personal development planning, team development theory and essential research methods. Business finance will also be critically analysed to establish the financial performance of organisations. Evaluating different approaches to the marketing process, you will study the principles of marketing and learn how to formulate an effective marketing mix. Key leadership and management theories and their application to the contemporary workplace will also be considered. 

On successful completion of this course, you will have created a coherent business plan within the Business Enterprise module, using the knowledge and skills learnt throughout the programme. You will have also produced an independently studied academic research piece based on a business topic related to operations management, which gives a theoretical and practical perspective of the production environment. 

Where will this course take me?

You can top-up this qualification at Truro and Penwith College by enrolling in:

This qualification can take you into roles such as:

  • Business Manager
  • Business Adviser
  • Human Resource Assistant
  • Market Research Data Analyst

How to Apply

Applications for September 2021 are now open. 

Please apply to this course via Ucas using the below information: 

UCAS Institution: Truro and Penwith College
UCAS Institution Code: T85
FdA UCAS Course Code: N200

HNC UCAS Course Code: NN12

FdA Business 
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HNC Business
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