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Business Management

With a Graduate Apprenticeship in Business Management, you’ll build a career in a sector bursting with opportunities. We've worked with employers, college and universities in the business and administration industry to create this qualification. This means you'll be gaining the skills, knowledge and understanding that the industry expects from a graduate.

The qualification

You’ll gain an Graduate Apprenticeship at SCQF level 10 entitled:

Graduate Apprenticeship in BA (Hons) Business Management

What will I learn?

A GA is about much more than just getting a degree. Because it’s work-based, you’ll also gain a whole range of useful experience and skills in areas such as:

  •  Organisations and their key functions and processes
  •  Environment, organisational strategy, markets, processes and how these work together
  •  Organisational strategy models and how to apply them
  •  Approaches to project management and how to apply them
  •  Financial models and how to use them to analyse performance
  •  How technology can enhance business

Where could it take me?

You could find employment in roles like:

  • Team Leader
  • Team Manager
  • Supervisor
  • Operations Manager
  • Departmental Manager
  • Procurement Manager

Course content

The key content areas which make up the Business Management: Graduate Apprenticeship:

  • Professional practice: qualifications relevant to role and professional recognition
  • Electives: change management, human resources, sales and marketing, procurement /supply chain management and international trade
  • Core management and business components: organisational performance, interpersonal excellence and personal effectiveness

Entry requirements

Entry requirements will vary by course and institution. Vacancy advertisements provide specific information on the qualifications required by the delivery institution for each GA. Alternatively, you can contact a university or college directly for guidance on entry requirements.


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