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Foundation Diploma in Business Management - Dual Award


6 months



UK / International


Course Overview

This programme has been created to develop and reward those learners who are looking to or already have chosen a career in a business-related sector. The aim is to provide learners with an in-depth understanding of the operations and structure of businesses.

Learning Outcomes

  • The ability to read and use appropriate literature with a full and critical understanding the ability to think independently and solve problems

  • Apply subject knowledge and understanding to address familiar and unfamiliar problems

  • Recognise the moral and ethical issues of business practice and research; appreciating the need for ethical standards and professional codes of conduct

  • An appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of business and service provision

  • Capacity to give a clear and accurate account of a subject, in a mature way and engage in debate and dialogue both with specialists and non-specialists

  • Transferable skills and knowledge that will enable individuals to meet changes in business

  • To motivate individuals to progress to further professional development through future study or as part of their chosen

Entry Requirements

Learners will be expected to hold the following:
qualifications at Level 2 and/or;
work experience in a business environment and demonstrate ambition with clear career goals;
Level 3 qualification in another discipline and want to develop their careers in management.

Modules Covered 

  • An Introduction to the Business Environment

  • Business Resources

  • An Introduction to Marketing

  • Human Resource Management

  • Business Communication

  • Understanding Health and Safety in the Business Workplace

  • Managing Business Operations

  • An Introduction to Finance

  • An Introduction to Leadership Skills

  • Organisational Culture

  • Workplace Welfare

  • Thinking Entrepreneurially

Intake Dates

The online program is asynchronous, allowing for immediate enrollment at any time throughout the year. For UK and international students, course sessions start in February, May, August, and November

Awarding Organisation(s)

Students who successfully complete the Foundation Diploma in Business Management at Telford Business School are awarded two distinct certifications:
1. Foundation Diploma in Business Management - This diploma is internally awarded by Telford Business School
2. Qualifi Level 3 Diploma in Business Management - This is an Ofqual-regulated qualification awarded by Qualifi.
The dual certification process not only allows graduates to participate in Telford Business School’s graduation ceremonies but also provides the benefits of an Ofqual-regulated qualification. These benefits include broader global recognition and the opportunity for advanced entry into UK degree programs. This dual approach enhances the educational credentials of our graduates, making them highly competitive in the global job market.

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