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A day time and evening option is available for this course. The day time option will run Wednesday - 09.15 : 16.30 The evening option will run Tuesday & Thursday - 18.00 : 21.00
Whether progressing from AAT Level 2 Certificate in Accounting, progressing from another book keeping qualification, or joining the course with work experience, with this course you will master more complex financial processes, including final accounts for sole traders and partnerships, management accounting, professional ethics and spreadsheets, making it perfect for anyone interested in a career in book keeping, or who wants to go on to become a fully qualified accountant.
An Advanced Apprenticeship is a job with an accompanying skills development programme designed by employers in the sector. It allows you to gain technical knowledge and real practical experience while being paid to do so. Along with functional and personal skills that are needed for your immediate job and future career you will learn through a mix of project based learning in the workplace, formal off the job training, and the opportunity to practice and embed new skills in a real work context.
Business administrators have a highly transferable set of knowledge, skills and behaviours that can be applied in all sectors. This includes small and large businesses alike; from the public sector, private sector and charitable sector. The role may involve working independently or as part of a team and will involve developing, implementing, maintaining and improving administrative services. Business administrators develop key skills and behaviours to support their own progression towards management responsibilities.
The business administrator is expected to deliver their responsibilities efficiently and with integrity - showing a positive attitude. The role involves demonstrating strong communication skills (both written and verbal) and adopting a proactive approach to developing skills. The business administrator is also expected to show initiative, managing priorities and own time, problem-solving skills, decision-making and the potential for people management responsibilities through mentoring or coaching others.
This qualification provides full-time learners with the opportunity to develop the knowledge and the range of skills which are essential for a successful career in the business sector. The structure of the programme provides an innovative and creative curriculum, covering core areas such as the business environment, management of resources, social enterprise, marketing and communication - all fundamental to the success of business organisations.
To fully appreciate the Business sector, you need to get out there. During the course, you will be exposed to some successful business speakers and business organisations. Visits will be linked to your course criteria, allowing you to gaining valuable insight into the running of real businesses. Throughout the course you will be supported by staff who have real life experience and a true passion for the business industry.
Delivery strategies will include real life project-based scenarios involving industry 'clients', national competitions and challenges. The course will look at the future changes of business to provide learners with up to date opportunity to keep in touch with the moving sector.
This exciting opportunity provides full-time learners with the opportunity to develop the knowledge and the range of skills which are essential for a successful transition to Higher Education. The structure of the programme provides learners with all of the tools required to undertake an Honours Degree in Business and Management once completed.
In addition, there are three units that introduce and equip learners with the necessary skills required in order to study at the higher levels required at university. Throughout the course, learners will develop personal and professional skills, in readiness for the next step in order to allow them to feel at home in an HE environment.
This course is designed to increase delegates self awareness and equip them with the tools to build constructive relationships with others, at all levels of work, both internal and external customers. The best way people learn is through practical experiences; this course is very practical and consists of activities conducted individually, in pairs or larger groups.
Course objectives include:
- Understand effective communication skills
- Analyse types of behaviour
- Deal with conflict and behavioural styles
The course will be delivered at West Suffolk College, STEM Innovation Centre, Western Way, Bury St Edmunds, IP33 3TB on Thursday 27 February 2020.