Business and Events Management Extended Diploma Level 3 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

Successful entrepreneurs have an understanding of their markets and their product, they are creative and have a passion for success. This course is for anyone who believes they have a passion for entrepreneurship and business or Travel & Tourism, and who wants to develop a broad understanding of business in the modern world.

The course comprises both theoretical and practical units of study that provide a mix of business knowledge and skills to be successful in the 21st century.

Units may include:

  • Exploring business
  • Developing a marketing campaign
  • Personal and business finance
  • Managing an event
  • International business
  • Principles of management
  • Business decision making
  • Visual merchandising
  • Investigating customer service
  • Recruitment and selection processes
  • Training in business

Assessment Methods

The majority of the units will be internally set and marked, and will include case studies, written reports, projects, observation and practical work.

Progression Options

You could find employment within the business world or move on to study at a higher level. Previous students have gained full-time employment following successful work placements, and many went on to study degrees at institutions such as Cardiff Business School and Bournemouth, Exeter and Liverpool University.

Course Summary

Course Title Business and Events Management Extended Diploma Level 3
Entry Requirements

You need five GCSEs in the 9 to 4 range including English and maths, or a relevant Level 2 qualification at Merit grade. Acceptance is subject to a successful interview and reference.

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I’ve learned so much and the tutors helped me work out what I’d like to do after College. When I complete my course I’m going to Nottingham Trent University to studying International Business with a language.

Chloe Callaghan

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