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Higher Certificate in Business

Higher Certificate in Bus
Programme Code: CR_BBUSS_6
Mode of Delivery:Full Time, Part Time, ACCS
No. of Semesters:4
NFQ Level:6
Embedded Award:No
Programme Credits:120
programmeReviewDate:September 2021

Programme Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this programme the graduate will be able to demonstrate... :

PO1 Knowledge - Breadth
  (a) A knowledge of a wide variety of industry and business types, sources of information and the economic context in which business operates.
PO2 Knowledge - Kind
  (a) A knowledge of the core business disciplines and the interrelationships between them in order to understand business situations.
PO3 Skill - Range
  (a) A broad range of business skills enabling the learner to function effectively in a work situation at a supervisory / trainee management level.
PO4 Skill - Selectivity
  (a) An ability to identify solutions to business problems, explain the solutions and make judgements in response to qualitative and quantitative information.
PO5 Competence - Context
  (a) An ability to apply a range of skills in a variety of business contexts and present the associated information in written and oral form.
PO6 Competence - Role
  (a) Ability to contribute positively, both autonomously and as a member of a team, and to work ethically and professionally.
PO7 Competence - Learning to Learn
  (a) The confidence to reflect on and evaluate the quality of his / her own learning and achievements, to take responsibility for this learning and have the ability to listen and question effectively in a learning situation.
PO8 Competence - Insight
  (a) The competence to participate in business activities, with a clear sense of purpose, in a confident, motivated and responsible manner, encouraging colleagues to succeed, while showing respect for others and society.

Semester Schedules

Stage 1 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
CMOD6001 Creativity Innovation&Teamwork
ACCT6007 Fundamentals of Fin/Acc
MATH6051 Essential Maths& Stats for Bus
MGMT6048 Organisational Behaviour
MRKT6004 Introduction to Marketing
Module Code Module Title
MGMT6047 Introduction to Micro Business
LANG7018 Working with French
LANG6039 German Language & Culture
LANG6005 Introduction to Spanish
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 1 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
INFO6014 Business IT Skills
STAT6011 Stats &Financial Maths for Bus
ACCT6002 Cost Accounting
ECON6003 Introduction to Microeconomics
MGMT6059 Introduction to Management
Module Code Module Title
MRKT6012 Communication for Business
LANG7019 French Business and Culture
LANG6040 Breakthrough German
LANG6006 Basic Spanish
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 1

Module Code Module Title
LEGS6001 Irish Legal System
ECON6001 Introduction to Macroeconomics
INFO6027 IT Communications
Module Code Module Title
MRKT6005 Marketing Strategy Principles
MGMT6028 HRM in Contemporary Business
ACCT7015 Company&Partnership Accounting
ACCT6009 Financial Accounting
ACCT6004 Cost & Management Accounting
MGMT7062 Introduction to Supply Chain
MGMT6053 Entrepreneurial Mindset
MRKT6013 Social Media Marketing
LANG7016 Applied French
LANG6041 German Language and Society
LANG6029 Spanish Language and Society
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

Stage 2 / Semester 2

Module Code Module Title
ECON7009 Economic Data and Analysis
LEGS6002 Irish Civil Law
MGMT6060 Contemporary Management
Module Code Module Title
ACCT7014 Financial Accounting Analysis
ACCT7001 Management Accounting
FINA7001 Financial Mgt for Accountants
INFO6028 Practical IT for Business
MGMT6029 Professional HR Practice
MGMT7065 Supply Chain Optimisation
MRKT6017 eCommerce & Retail Marketing
MGMT7079 Customer Service & Management
MRKT6019 The Changing Consumer
LANG7017 Applied French Studies
LANG6038 German for Business
LANG6030 Spanish Language and Culture
FREE6001 Free Choice Module

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