Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration is designed to provide in-depth knowledge and understanding of the various aspect of business management and administration. It provides a rich collaborative learning experience where learner exchange views with other participants, interact with research-active tutors and are challenged to become a reflective manager. This qualification provides continuous professional development (CPD) to senior managers where learners evaluate their past, present and future performance. Learners will develop their view of management through team work, group interaction, case studies, business simulation and work based learning and reflection. Drawing on personal experience and applying their newly acquired skills and knowledge are key elements of the programme. The course equips learners to be a confident, creative, and capable manager, well versed in all management and administration functions, with the flexibility to see situations from a fresh perspective. This course builds on a critical perspective that enables learners to explore their leadership styles, understand their strengths and weaknesses, and consider a variety of approaches to change. Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration also provides its learners with the realistic and appropriate career-related guidance for early 21st-century employment markets. Moreover, Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration creates an opportunity for learners to complete their MBA degree with us.
Intake: 9th October 2018
Business Leaders cannot longer afford to continue doing business without critical skills necessary for success. The primary aim of this programme is to develop a range of appropriate knowledge, values, skills and competencies sufficient to enable you to operate and manage effectively within domestic and international markets. This course provides knowledge of applications and in-depth analysis in preparation for careers in business administration, product management, strategic planning, financial management and control as well as marketing entrepreneurship. This programme covers a wide range of modern issues and develops the critical, analytical and technical skills needed by senior management staff. Moreover, Level 7 postgraduate diploma offers careers related guidance and support to postgraduate students.
At the end of the course, a graduate is expected to be able to:
- Critically analyse an industry and a specific firm within an industry.
- Make use of different aspects of business models in making managerial decisions.
- Utilise statistical analysis to assess product demand conditions
- Perform financial analysis to assess an organisation's financial condition
- Communicate effectively both verbally & non-verbally for a variety of objectives and audiences.
- Think laterally, critically, innovative, creatively, and to make connections among diverse fields of study in analysing business problems.
- Apply the skills towards complex problem analysis, decision-making and in the application of modern strategic management methods relevant to the field of business administration
- Explain and apply analytical constructs to business problem-solving.
- Develop and present innovative solutions to complex supply chain and logistics problems
- Appreciate the values of social responsibility, legal and ethical philosophy in business, and corporate governance through the analysis and symposium of relevant articles and real business cases
- Perform teamwork and leadership skills.
- Design organisations to make and implement specific business decisions under given performance requirements.
- Perform various business activities necessary for managerial posts that satisfy market demand.
- Engage in environmental activities that demonstrate his/her environmental awareness
Complete eight (8) modules and achieve 120 credits,
Unit 01: International Marketing Management
It provides students with knowledge of the theory, concepts, issues and practice of international marketing. It identifies processes, contexts and influences associated with international marketing strategies, develops students' appreciation both of strategies and plans for different economies and of the implications, monitoring and control of the international marketing process.
Unit 02: Organisational Development and Change
The main aims of the course are to provide students with an opportunity to familiarise themselves with aspects of theory relating to organisational behaviour and organisational change; to explore how organisational change can influence, and be influenced by, organisational behaviour; to critique a number of change strategies; to apply what they learn to their own managerial situation.
Unit 03: Financial Management
This unit enables students to appreciate and understand the financial issues faced by an organisation’s management and the activities undertaken by an organisation to have effective financial management. It examines relevant issues including financial strategy, debt and equity management, the key drivers of shareholder value, corporate governance and asset portfolio management.
Unit 04: International Business Strategy
This course aims introduce learners to current debates, theories and practices in the field of International Business
Unit 05: Operations and Supply Chain Management
The aim of the programme is to provide postgraduate-level education in operations and supply chain management principles, theories and practice. This unit introduces the concepts of logistics and supply chain management. In the modern global marketplace, companies need to be efficient in relation to the movement of supplies and delivery of the final products. The unit explores issues in relation to logistics including value, managing lead time and techniques including just-in-time, and incorporating the role of technology in this process.
Unit 06: Human Resource Management
Business organisations today face unprecedented challenges. Across virtually every area of the economy, managers are confronted with new conditions of rapid technological change, intense global competition and growing demands for social responsibility. These challenges are obliging organisations to redesign their internal structures and policies. New people management strategies are at the centre of these organisational changes. This course examines the character of these people management strategies in modern organisations.
Unit 07: Research Methods for Managers
This unit deals with principles of research including formulations of research questions, hypothesis and objectives. The unit will cover literature reviews, referencing, data collection using interviews and surveys, questionnaire design, statistical analysing using SPSS and developing statistical modules, qualitative data analysis inferences and conclusions from the analysed data. Analysis includes factor analysis, regression analysis, discriminates analysis and logistic regression using SPSS.
Unit 08: Entrepreneurship and Business Development
This unit aims to provide learners with an understanding of the theory and practice of entrepreneurship in a range of organisational context. It also encourages learners to develop a critical appreciation of current academic debates on entrepreneurship and other closely related concepts.
Unit 09: Business and Sustainability
Sustainability is increasingly being recognised as a critical challenge for society. It is also becoming an important business objective both in industry and government. This unit highlights the particular threats and opportunities presented to the business community as a result of the adoption of sustainable development priorities. This unit aims at developing the skills and knowledge of current sustainability issues in business responses.
How will you study
Our learning portal will be available to you study 24/7. You can use your Desktop Computer, Laptop, Mobile or Tablet anytime in a flexible way to study entirely online.
Assessment methods include assignments. There is no exam in this course.
Exemptions and Credit Transfer
Students can apply for exemptions or 75 credit transfer up of the total course (120 credits) based on their experience or certified prior learning/evidence. Then they have to do only three modules to achieve full L7 PgD Business Administration.
Results and Certificate
Learners must complete 8 units successfully and achieve 120 credits before the qualification certificate and final transcript will be issued.
Additional Note: Assessment fee
£800 is an Assessment fee (including qualification diploma and transcript fee) payable before the course start date. Study material (books/journals/articles) are included in the course.
Please note that Learners will have an option to pay the full Assessment fee with 20% further discounts (£640) or in four monthly instalment £200/month.
Who is this course for?
This qualification is useful for individuals from all over the world
- who are already on job or
- re-entering employment after a period of absence or
- who are seeking a career change or
- who would like to learn and achieve qualification leading to MBA.
This qualification is open to learners without any entry restrictions. However, learners are required to have High-Speed Internet and a PC to study.
Learners will have lots of career opportunities to work in senior positions such as Management Consultant, Marketing Manager, Operational Manager/Director, Business Relationship Manager, CEO, or Financial Adviser.... You can also complete MBA at the Dissertation Level with us or can obtain additional Level 7 Diploma in Executive Management or progress to Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management.
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How long will it take to complete MBA Dissertation stage ?
Hi, minimum 3 months & maximum 6 months. You will have a research proposal ready & approved at the end of Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in BA then you will work towards a dissertation of 15,000 words in length. On an average, individuals take 3 months to complete MBA with us.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
So the total course will cost me £850 pounds including qualification diploma and transcript fee. What will be the cost of MBA after completing this .
MBA will cost you maximum £3000 after this courseThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi. What's the qualification obtained here? What would the certificate state? eg. Postgraduate Diploma in Business Admin. etc.
You will achieve Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration or Postgraduate Diploma in Executive Management & move towards a dissertation stage if you would like to complete MBA.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Beatrice M asked:
I have a Diploma in Business Administration, Can I go straight to do the MBA?
You can go to MBA if we get information that your course is at the postgraduate level, however, we did not advertise our MBA at Reed.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
The fees are confusing, £2100 plus assessment fee of £850 or £500, £2600 then a further £3000 for the MBA, is that right?
£2100 is a tuition fee while £825 is an assessment fee for this qualification. We extended discounts deadline today until the end of this month for learners who are interested to join on 6th August 2018 intake. The tuition fee is reduced to £375 and Assessment fee is reduced to £500. It is a diploma level qualification, after completion of this qualification you will achieve 120 credits Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration then you can progress to MBA offered by us in £3000.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Can I use the PGD in business administration to apply to any foreign university in the canada or it is not globally recognised
It is recognised globally, you can study in Canada or USA as many students have already applied and even completed their degree programmes there after this course.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
How do I find out whether I have exemption for this course please??
We need to see your previous qualification relevant at this level/postgraduate to confirm exemptions or may be credit transfer. You can purchase course from Reed they will refer you to us then we can look exemption/credit transferThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Is it possible to pay the fees in instalments?
Here at Reed, you can purchase (pay tuition fee) as there is no option here to pay fees in instalment. After that, you can pay assessment fee in instalment.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
What would the certificate state after completing MBA dissertation course ?
Credits of this diploma are transferred to MBA, you will achieve MBA degree in the end.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
What is the cost of MBA in Business and Administration?
We offer a special fee for MBA dissertation only £2500 for individuals who will complete this course L7 PGD Business Administration with us.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I want to apply for exemption. I have Bachelor degree in Computer's and 2 years of experience as professional services administrator at KUL.
We have to look at your documents to offer exemptions or credit transfer, that’s you can do after getting registration onto this courseThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Is the exam fee 500 pounds per assignment or its 500 pounds for all the assignment.
Hi thank you for your enquiry. It’s for all assignments.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi, Is the exam fee 500 pounds per assignment or its 500 pounds for all the assignment.
Hi thank you for your enquiry. It’s for all assignments.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
if let’s say I would like to do MBA with any of the U.K. university, will this course help me to go straight to mba top up(dissertation)? Thank you
Yes it is one of the oldest qualification in the UK & count towards UK degree too at the dissertation stage, but we prefer graduate of this Diploma to do MBA with us as per course description. If you would like to do MBA top up with UK University, we will suggest you to do our same qualification & get exit with L7 Postgraduate Diploma in Executive Management title that has more progressions agreeement for MBA dissertation only especially with Uk universitiesThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Fernando M asked:
Please show me timelines regarding part payment and let me know about assignments release date in that timelines show me step by step
After paying the assessment fee to the school, you will be given a full access to all eight assignments topics to write assignments. We have a study planner which can be customized by the learner according to flexibility to complete the course in 6, 12 or 18 months. If you go for six months as per our study planner then Unit 01/02/03 assignments are due in Week 6, 7 and 8. Unit 04/05/06 assignments are due in week 14, 15 and 16. Unit 07/08 assignments are due on Week 22 and 23 respectively.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
the MBA is issued/acredited by which University
It is Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration (awarded by EBMA). Once you will complete this course, you will progress to MBA Dissertation level which will be issued jointly by Open University of Switzerland with University of Dabrowa Górnicza (State University) and Taras Shevchenko National University (Public University QS world Ranked 411).This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
With the offer of £375, would you still pay the £500 assessment fee?
Hi, our fee includes Tuition and Assessment fee. The discounted tuition fee is £375 while Assessment fee is £500. Yes, you have to pay the tuition fee to read courses if you are purchasing from here while you will pay Assessment fee after enrolment to us.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
what it would be the total amount I will have to pay for this course, taking into account my previous question regarding my master degree?
The tuition fee is specified in Reed Courses and for July/August assessment fee is £500. We can take your previous qualification into consideration.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I have an master degree - LLM in International Commercial Law and experience in business law for over 10 years... What would be the exemptions?
Hi, we have Recognition of Prior Learning Policy, after paying fees - we can evaluate your existing qualifications and can give at least 120 credits credit transfer based on your exiting qualification unit learning objectives mapping to our course learning objectives.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
After completing this course I can sign up for your MBA Top Up to get MBA awarded by recognised bodies? Can you send me an example of that diploma?
Hi, we have this qualification linked to our MBA, you will study directly with us. However, if you are interested to study only Postgraduate diploma qualification up to 120 credits, then we will suggest you do Level 7 Diploma in Executive Management, modules, credits and assessments are same but awarding body has an arrangement with Anglia Ruskin, Bucks New Uni & many other Universities where you can do Top-Up MBA. We will help you with the admission process.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I have EQF level 5 in leadership and management, also 10 years of working experience with 3 years in managerial role. Am I eligible for this course?
It seems like you are eligible to study this course.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
What are the exam fees, and since I reside in Europe, how can I write the exams?
Assessment fee for eight modules/units is £500 for learners to join July or August 2018 intakes. There is no exam in this course, only assignments have to be produced entirely online.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I have a level 7 post grad diploma in HR Management (MCIPD). Would that count towards any of this course?
Hi, you are eligible to do this course. We can also count your qualification's unit credit to Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration after admission.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Do you offer the MBA in Business Management
Hi we offer MBA after this course just at the dissertation levelThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
What is the qualification name titil including qualifi award certificate show with e.g
Hi thank you for your message. The qualification title is Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Business Administration.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi, I'm interested but will struggle to find the funding to begin in the June intake, when will the next intake for this be?
Hi, thank you for your message, our June intakes are full. Next intake to start this course is 4th July 2018.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
M Sameera asked:
When i am join before end of June 2018, so explain payment dates of my assessment fee including this course? course material issuing dates ?
25th June is next available intake. After purchasing the course from Reed, learners are required to pay Assessment fee (description) is written the course description. Once you are fully enrolled, we provide you our virtual learning platform which includes lessons/study materials/assessments and study support.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Dears, I am interested for this course and Am appreciate if you send me sample copy of your certificate 'MBA' degree for consideration.
Hi, we don't have certificate sample copy in Reed Courses at the moment.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
What is the total cost of this course including the MBA
In this course, you have to pay a tuition fee to Reed & Assessment Fee to us after the purchase. When you will complete the course, you can enrol for MBA at the dissertation level which is roughly 3000GBP.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
You didn't answer my last ques If I complete the MBA directly with you. Are you the one issuing the mba degree certificate or which of the University?
this qualification is awarded by 'EBMA' - we only delivery this including teaching and assessment etc.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
if i complete the mba programe with you, which of your listed partner universities will issue me the mba degree. (pls be more specific)
You can complete MBA directly with us as per the course description or with universities relating to the course. Please note there are many uk & overseas universities if you search keyword pathways linked to this course that will be useful to find relevant info as in Reed we have no option to upload course document.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
For those of us that are members of professional bodies in management. Can the assessment fee of 500 be reduced to make it more affordable, accessible
Hi, assessment fee is already reduced from £825 to £550 (only for June 2018 intakes), we cannot reduce it further at ReedThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
After the completion of the mba dissartion. Who will award the mba degrees you or your Switzerland partner universities?
MBA degreee is awarded by Universities, not us.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Steve W asked:
What is the total cost for this course including assessments? It seems it is advertised at £2100 and also requires £600-800 for assessment fees?
Total cost is tuition fees advertised at Reed and an Assessment Fees (payable after purchasing from Reed)This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Are you saying theres a different charge for the PgD course and the dissertation? Which would be £2100+£850? How long in total will it take to finish?
It’s 120 credit qualification and doesn’t include a dissertation cost. Six to nine months is an ideal time to complete the full courseThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
There is promotion in march . Postgraduate will be only 500£
Yes £500 is an assessment feeThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I have it master degree and i work as assistant manager at mcdonalds. This certificate can help me and i can apply
Yes it will help you and you are eligible to study this course as per your experience & entry qualificationThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Is it accredited certificate
Yes it is an internationally recognised qualificationThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
How much exam and certficate after purchase from reed
Total exam including certificate + transcript fee is £500 for this March intake after the course purchaseThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
How much in total this course will cist on march
£825This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
How much in total this course will cost
£825This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi, I have been working as an office manager for the last 7 years.. can I start with MBA and what would be the cost? Thanks
Yes, you can start with us. Total cost is £850 for this above course. £500 is an assessment fee which you will pay separately after you purchase the course from Reed at discounted tuition fee £350. You can also study MBA, but we need to look at your CV - job responsibilities to confirm the admission.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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