Business Management - 6N4310
This module aims to provide you with knowledge, skills and attitude to work in management and understand the role and function of management within the business environment in a work setting.
QQI Credits: 15
To help the learner understand organisational strategy, structure and entity (e.g. Vision, Purpose, Mission, aims, objectives, types within different environments
To explore the concept of change management and how it affects the organisation
To demonstrate how an organisation analyses their internal and external environments using a range of analysis tools, including SWOT and PEST analysis
To explore with the learner the different roles, processes and functions of management and its influence in the successful operation of the organisation
To investigate different management and leadership styles and assess suitability within different environments
To focus on the human resources function within an organisation, and demonstrate their roles in relation to managing people to include recruitment, selection, competency analysis and performance appraisal skills
To enable the learner to evaluate a range of business management techniques to assist in management decision making, communication and the development of appropriate workflow systems and also the role of monitoring and evaluating KRAs/ KPI’s
To assist the learner to develop the academic and vocational language, literacy and numeracy skills related to business management
Classroom-based, face-to-face 'Live Tutor instruction/in a classroom/and online class environment.
Blended learning (hybrid model where a portion of learning is classroom-based and a portion of which is online learning.
During Covid-19 Restrictions all classes are 'Live' Online scheduled weekly classes.
QQI Level 5 Certificate, or equivalent life/work experience. It is expected that you will have a range of learning styles, strengths and needs related to the programme and have the capacity to take responsibility for your own learning within the managed classroom and online environment, provided by Lir Business Services & Training Centre Ltd
Learners who have a Level 5 Certification and a computer skills qualification at Level 5 in Word Processing and Spreadsheets, and/or life/work experience at that level or higher. Learners will also require a good command of the English language and have a recognised English language qualification. However, some supports exist for Learners
where English is not their first language.
In order to commence this programme, the learner must have either successfully completed a programme at a level 5 QQI Certificate/ equivalent qualifications. If the learner does not possess the required qualification they may also be eligible if they can demonstrate that they possess the levels of knowledge, skill and competence
associated with NFQ level 5.
The interview process ascertains existing levels of knowledge, skills and competence and English language proficiency. An assessment of English writing and comprehension to ensure equivalency with English language speaking and learning to assess a minimum standard level is given to test those learner’s English language levels, so that they are equipped with the correct standard of English to participate in the programme. This is important for those learners with English as a second language who have been referred from SOLAS or INTREO or a Community Employment route to us. In order for the learner to have a realistic chance of achieving the standard of a level 6 award, it is expected that the learner would have:
Participated in relevant work experience
Participated in all the programmes related activities
Fluently read, draft, prepare and understand complex material which is relevant and reflects a broad personal knowledge
Fluently read, draft, prepare and understand complex quantitative data
Problem solving within a group or number of groups and independently
Be disciplined in self-directed learning in line with practical, preparation, study
and reflection time where appropriate
A competency test may be carried out for English language and literacy and/or computer skills to ensure that you have the skills necessary to complete the programme. Learners will also need a good command of the English Language and have a recognised English Language qualification (for example, a Cambridge English B2 level.
Learners must reside in Ireland. The following English language proficiency tests and results are acceptable :
IELTS Indicator Test The minimum score is 6 unless otherwise stated.
TOEFL iBT Special Home Edition The minimum score is 92 unless otherwise stated.
Duolingo English Test The minimum score required is 95 unless stated otherwise.
IT/Computer Skills: sufficient working knowlege of computers. Learner must have access to a PC with internet access, Windows 8 or later or a Mac with OSX 10.5 or later, a browser with the latest version of Microsoft Edge, Chrome, Firefox or Safari, Adobe Reader to view PDFs. Your PC must be capable of playing video and audio files. We provide you with access to Microsoft 365 Office applications (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Outlook, Teams).
Following successful completion, you will receive a QQI Level 6 component certificate in Business Management (6N4310) from QQI.
Quality and Qualifications Ireland (QQI) is the national awarding body for further education and training in Ireland. Lir Business Services & Training Centre Ltd is registered with QQI, as a Private Training Provider, to offer programmes leading to QQI awards on the National Framework off Qualifications in Ireland (N.F.Q.)
Learner Progression: Learners who successfully complete this module may use the associated credits towards a relevant Major Award.
Assessment: Assignment (2) 40% and Project 60%
Grading: Pass 50% - 64%, Merit 65% - 79%, Distinction 80% - 100%
See Lir Course Schedule.
A Blended and Online Course with 'Live' Tutor classes, optional Virtual Office Hours and Tutorials. 2 x Workshops over 5 weeks or 8 x Evening Classes plus self-directed learning with online support.
This Programme comprises of 1 module. The duration of this module is typically 150 hours. This is a combination of 50 hours of Directed Learning and 100 hours of Self-directed learning. The 50 hours of Directed Learning takes place in Classroom Attendance and 'Live' Tutor Online Classes. Self-directed Learning is learner-led, and it includes self-directed study, through Lir eLearning Hub. This will entail preparation and reflection time on your part. There are Virtual Office Hours throughout the week also to give you the opportunity of meeting your Tutor online, if you have any queries.
Course fee: Phone Lir Reception (044) 934 2754 for a quote.. Payment: 1) in full, or 2) flexi-payments, 3) funding, 4) in-company - separate quote You may qualify for funding by contacting your local Intreo/DSP Office.