Description The Professional Certificate in Management provides a broad-based, practical introduction to the key ideas, techniques and overall competencies you need in order to manage effectively and productively in modern organizations in any part of the world. It will enable you to use and understand the methods, techniques and language of the various functional areas of your company or organization. The Professional Certificate in Management is ideally suited to the needs and aspirations of both those who are new to management and those who need wider managerial understanding and abilities. The emphasis is on your own professional development. Everything you study is related to the management roles and responsibilities you exercise, and the elements of the program study texts, activities and assignments, online resources, and personal and group support? Ensure that you can immediately apply newly learned skills, knowledge and techniques in very practical ways. You can build on your experience and make direct links to your management development needs wherever you are in the world, whatever the size of your organization and whether it is in the commercial or the public sector.
Planning your studies There are no entry requirements for the Professional Certificate in Management. You need not be employed as a manager; however it is highly desirable that you have some personal knowledge and experience of managing in an organization. You will also need a personal computer with access to the internet. You have the option to choose between modules which have both face-to-face and online tuition or tuition that is entirely online. The Professional Certificate in Management can be gained by taking the two modules Managing 2: marketing and finance (BZR629), each of which lasts for six months, and the 10-credit residential and examination module Managing 3: the integration challenge (BZR690). Further information about this certificate can be found in the Professional Certificate in Management Information and sample study material.
Career relevance and employability This certificate will help you to develop the skills needed to be an effective manager such as critical thinking; understanding organizational structures; effective communication; and the ability to manage your time and projects effectively, and is ideal for those wanting to move into a first management or supervisory position. The problem-based approach of the modules provides opportunities for you to engage with relevant management issues from your own work context and from case studies. Your journey through the certificate will equip you with a rounded understanding of how management works in practice, as well as key management skills and techniques that you can apply at work.
Managing 1: organizations and people (BZR628) Managing 2: marketing and finance (BZR629) Managing 3: the integration challenge (BZR690)
Consolidate the key learning points from your previous management studies and integrate organizational, people, customer and financial based perspectives of the managerial role.
The learning outcomes of this qualification are described in four areas: Knowledge and understanding Cognitive skills Practical and professional skills
Key skills Read more detailed information about the learning outcomes, and how they are acquired through teaching, learning and assessment methods.