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Do you have aspirations to make it in the world of business whether that’s as a budding entrepreneur, finance director, marketing guru or HR consultant?
Then this course could be for you.
This course has been designed to give you the opportunity to explore a number of different topics and develop the essential skills and knowledge you need to work successfully in a business environment.
You’ll explore how businesses operate, find out about different types of businesses and how they are managed and use financial tools to support growth and maximise profits.
You will also discover how businesses use marketing to deliver sales and the importance good customer service and branding has on their reputation.
You'll have the opportunity to interact and learn from some of the region's largest businesses and hear from inspirational entrepreneurs who will share their experiences with you.
The skills and knowledge you gain will help you decide the direction you want your career to take and specialise in an area you're most interested in, choosing from:
We will use a range of methods such as written tests, verbal questioning, professional discussions, role plays and production of documents and assignments.
Our teachers are ambitious, talented and passionate about making your experience at college the very best it can be.
They have up to date industry experience to share with you and the energy and enthusiasm to help you to get where you need to be.
Working as part of a team, you’ll be involved in an Enterprise Challenge to pitch a business idea with a limited budget and make a profit.
Putting into practice what you’ve learnt in the classroom, you’ll develop your communication skills, teamwork skills, marketing, sales, and finance skills to a real-life scenario that you can use in your applications and job interviews.
Whatever support you need, we’re here for you and will make sure you get the
most out of your time at college.
have expert teams in place to look after every single one of our
specialist teams can help with:
This course is designed to enable you to progress on to a Level 3 Business and Management course here at Gateshead College or a Level 2/3 apprenticeship.
On completion of the Level 3 qualification, you’ll have the UCAS points needed to advance onto a university course or Higher level Apprenticeship.
This course is specifically designed for people aged 16-18 with 4 GCSEs in any subjects at a grade 4 or above, or equivalent.
This course is free to those aged under 19 years old.
Most people aged 19 years and over can qualify for free course fees and there are grants and bursaries you can apply for to help cover the costs of coming to college, depending on your circumstances.
For one to one advice, contact our friendly team who will assess your individual circumstances and give you the right information. You can contact them on 0191 490 2246, [email protected] or via Live Chat. Or pop along to one of our Enrolment Events.