ATHE Business and Administrative Management

ATHE Business and Administrative Management Qualifications are designed to provide learners with enhanced job prospects in a range of industries. There is a core selection of generic management subjects such as Human Resources, Marketing, Finance and Strategy and a wide selection of optional specialisms such as Ethics, Islamic Finance and European Business.

The Level 4 Diploma in Business and Administrative Management is a 120 credit size qualification, equivalent in size and level to the first year of a bachelor’s degree and is part of a flexible suite of administrative management qualifications.

Learners must complete the eight mandatory units, worth 100 credits, and two optional units worth a minimum of 20 credits. To see the qualification content see the units below.

Units within this qualification

Title Level Credit GLH
Mandatory
Fundamentals of Administrative Management 4 15 60
Administrative Systems 4 10 40
Managing Operations 4 15 60
Managing Quality 4 10 40
Personal Effectiveness 4 10 40
Managing People in Organisations 4 15 60
Managing Information and Knowledge 4 15 60
Finance for Administrative Managers 4 10 40
Optional
Administration for Executive Assistants 4 10 40
Introduction to Islamic Finance 4 10 40
Managing Business Facilities 4 10 40
Management Accounting: Costing and Budgeting 4 15 60
Marketing Intelligence 4 15 60
The Internet and E-business 4 15 60
Business Events Management 4 15 60

The Level 5 Diploma in Business and Administrative Management is a 120 credit size qualification, equivalent in size and level to the second year of a bachelor’s degree.

At level 5, learners are expected to understand the more strategic aspects of business administration as well as governance structure and organisational context. Learners must achieve a minimum of 120 credits to achieve the qualification. They must complete the nine mandatory units, worth 100 credits and two optional units worth a minimum of 20 credits.

Please see the units below.

Units within this qualification

Title Level Credit GLH
Mandatory
Operations Management 5 15 60
Information for Strategic Decision Making 5 10 40
Advanced Finance for Business Managers 5 10 40
The Context of Corporate Governance 5 10 40
Organisational Analysis and Change 5 15 60
Human Resource Management 5 10 40
Knowledge Management Strategy 5 5 20
Leadership, Motivation and Group Dynamics 5 10 40
Business Research 5 15 60
Optional
Organisational Facilities Management 5 10 40
Islamic Finance 5 10 40
Financial Systems and Auditing 5 15 60
Small Business Enterprise 5 15 60
European Business 5 15 60
Business Ethics 5 15 60
Economics for Business 5 15 60

The Level 6 Diploma in Business and Administrative Management is a 120 credit size qualification that outlines how organisations plan their activities at a strategic level, how they implement these plans, how they ensure the smooth running of the organisation, and how this maximises competitive advantage.

The core content of this qualification is for those entering a strategic level of management with a key emphasis on making that progression from an undergraduate to a graduate mentality, including an understanding of the research skills and personal development expected of a senior manager.

Units within this qualification

Title Level Credit GLH
Mandatory
Strategic Management 6 20 80
The Dynamics of Leadership 6 20 80
Management Information Systems for Business 6 20 80
Advanced Finance for Decision Makers 6 20 80
Optional
Marketing Management in Business 6 20 80
Customer Focus for Strategic Advantage 6 20 80
Leadership Skills 6 20 80
Managing Risk in Business 6 20 80