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

Course Overview

Successful entrepreneurs understand 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 is interested in the events field, 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
  • Team building in business
  • Investigating customer service
  • Recruitment and selection processes
  • Pitching for new business

This qualification includes a mixture of classroom learning and on-the-job work experience with an industry placement.

Assessment Methods

Assessment predominantly takes the form of written assignments, however two units each year will be assessed through an exam and a controlled assessment. Alongside this it may be a requirement to give presentations and carry out practicals, such as role plays.

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 DM 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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