ABE Prospectus 40th Anniversary Edition

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Lyndon Jones ABE Founder Chairman Introduction 3 . Or if you wish to start up your own business. or alternatively. ABE is here to support you and to help you reach them. These professional qualifications are designed to meet the requirements of employers. studying for ABE’s new Diploma in Business Start-up and Entrepreneurship can help you achieve this. ABE offers a range of business qualifications which meet the learning needs of students like yourself. I hope that you will find this information useful and decide to study for an ABE qualification.Welcome to your prospectus from the Association of Business Executives (ABE). worldwide. Whatever your goals are. You may be either already in employment and wish to further your career by studying for a professional qualification. you may wish to follow the ABE fast-track route to a university degree.

I have a better knowledge of business in general and how every action and decision has an impact on our business. What is your current job? I work for our family business. knowledge and professional experience. Why did you choose ABE? I chose ABE because of the course content and how it will help me achieve my aspirations. Name: Mr. ABE was the light to the pathway of all my success that followed. I was immediately hired as a lecturer. English Bay Co. I feel more confident to talk to people – especially to those working in our company and also to our customers. Tourism and Hospitality Management and Business Management Where did you study your ABE programme? I started with the Leading School of Management in Ghana but then decided to study privately. How has ABE helped you reach your goals? It’s a self-development tool at work and in life. Trinidad Why did you choose ABE? I needed a programme that was comprehensive. Later. a catering department and a processing department of seafood products for local and foreign markets. Ltd. global recognition and affordability. How has ABE helped you reach your goals? It has provided me with a catalyst and a stepping stone by broadening my intellect and scope of understanding the industry in which I want to work. I am an ambitious individual who wants to learn and develop under the guidance of those who are at the top of their field and then use those skills to become an expert myself. I graduated with 1st Class Hons at the degree level. What are your career aspirations? To become an International Corporate Strategist/ Quality Consultant. What is your current job? Lecturer/QMS-Lead. Name: Kereesa Carrington-Nunez Which ABE programme did you study? Business Information Systems (now called Management of Information Systems) Where did you study your ABE programme? CTS College. delved into multiple subject areas and was internationally recognised and competitive. Why I chose ABE 4 . With the two ABE Level 6 Diplomas I hope to pursue a Masters Degree in International Tourism and Hospitality Management and then gain some work experience. which is divided into two. which is what I plan to do after I complete my ABE studies. Mauritius Why did you choose ABE? It can be taken as a part time course for working people. providing all the necessary training and reflecting the reality of today’s working environment. What is your current job? I am a full time student. Posh Bahahdur Gurung Which ABE programme did you study? ABE Level 6 Diploma in Business Management Where did you study your ABE programme? Mayfair School of English. What is your current job? I am the IT and Client Services Manager at the ABE Ghana Office and also Lecture (TTHM and Business Management Subjects) at the Concord Business College Ghana. How has ABE helped you reach your goals? The course was well structured and I received good support from ABE throughout my studies. Most importantly I was looking for something that employers recognised and could get me into almost any degree or Masters programme. I plan to pursue a PhD. I was also impressed by its flexibility. What are your career aspirations? My career aspirations are to find a stimulating and challenging position which builds on my skills. Name: Olivia Dedaa Obeng Which ABE programme did you study? Travel.What students are saying about ABE Name: Michaella Jessica Webb Which ABE programme did you study? ABE Level 5 Diploma in Human Resource Management Where did you study your ABE programme? MEF Management Centre. London Why did you choose ABE? It’s the fastest route to do a university degree course. What are your career aspirations? I aspire to become an International Tourism and Event Management Consultant as well as a University Lecturer. Winning a top paper prize has motivated me to pursue my studies and work harder to achieve my goals. How has ABE helped you reach your goals? I was able to progress to my degree and then to my Masters. My main objective is to help my family business succeed and I believe my ABE studies will allow me to do this. What are your career aspirations? I plan to progress onto the Level 6 Diploma in HR and acquire more work experience through training courses in various companies.

com www. the experienced staff at ABE would be happy to help you with your queries and can be contacted at: The Association of Business Executives 5th Floor. Tourism and Hospitality Management (TTHM) 18 Frequently asked questions (FAQs) General Enquiries If you have read this prospectus and would like more information. KT3 4TE. CI Tower St Georges Square High Street New Malden Surrey. UK Tel: +44 (0)20 8329 2930 Fax: +44 (0)20 8329 2945 info@abeuk.com Contents 5 4 What students are saying about ABE .6 7 8 9 10 Benefits of ABE membership and qualifications Planning your career development Why study for an ABE qualification? ABE programmes – an overview Business Management (BM) – including: Financial Management (FM) and the Management of Information Systems (MIS) Pathways and the Level 7 Diploma 14 Business Start-up and Entrepreneurship (ENT) 15 Human Resource Management (HRM) 16 Marketing Management (MM) 17 Travel.abeuk.

Level 5 Diploma holders with four years’ managerial experience and Level 6 Diploma/Level 6 Extended Diploma holders with two years’ managerial experience can apply for full Membership. whichever suits you best. With a further four years of membership. Recognised Our qualifications are recognised by colleges. Flexible You can study part-time or full-time. Highly valued Level 5 Diploma. examinations and other news whilst also offering study tips and advice. ABE staff and representatives are ready to help you in the UK and around the world. full Members and Fellows receive Business Executive magazine which contains articles written by leading business people about the latest management techniques.Benefits of ABE membership and qualifications Benefits 6 Professional Our qualifications give you the skills to succeed and make a difference in the workplace. All ABE Associate Members. which keeps you updated on ABE qualifications. Quality assured Our qualifications are recognised and accredited by Ofqual. Fellows of ABE can use FABE and full members can use MABE. You can either join a local college or opt for self-study. plus a clear commitment to ABE. Members can apply to become Fellows. the UK qualifications regulator. Supportive Study materials for all programmes are available to download or order from ABE’s website Members Area. Affordable Our fast-track route to a university degree could save you thousands of pounds. Level 6 Diploma/ Level 6 Extended Diploma and Level 7 Diploma holders become Associate Members of ABE and can use the designatory letters AMABE after their name. employers and governments around the world. Convenient You can study your ABE qualifications locally and your degree by distance learning. Informed All ABE students will receive the quarterly magazine. Student Focus. universities. .

ABE qualifications allow you to get ahead of the competition.Planning your career development Whether currently employed or looking for work. At ABE we believe we can help you to do this by: • Developing your knowledge of business and management topics • Developing your key competencies – allowing you to tackle work projects and situations effectively • Giving you the potential to earn promotion within your organisation • Giving you the platform to progress onto Bachelors. Masters or MBA degree courses around the world The progression route with ABE qualifications Planning 7 . it is essential that you give yourself every chance to succeed. In an increasingly competitive job market.

These colleges. Student Focus.Why study for an ABE qualification? Why ABE 8 • ABE is a market leader is the cost-effective provision of high quality business and management qualifications. • ABE accredits colleges around the world to offer ABE programmes.000 students currently studying for an ABE qualification. Some of the progression agreements which ABE holds with universities also allow you to study in your country – giving you the chance to progress from ABE to a degree without leaving home. • ABE Level 6 Diploma/Level 6 Extended Diploma holders with relevant work experience can gain entry onto Masters or MBA programmes (see ABE progression chart on page 7) • ABE Level 7 Diploma holders can advance to the latter stages of Masters or MBA programmes (see ABE progression chart on page 7) • All ABE students receive our quarterly magazine. which means if your studies are discontinued (after attaining a particular level). The magazine also contains essential study tips to help you succeed in particular ABE units as well as many other useful features. of which there are hundreds. These qualifications are not only highly valued in their own right but are also accepted by universities worldwide onto the latter stages of their degree programmes. • Students receive certification awards at every stage of the programme. or obtain a second qualification. • ABE has an international network of over 50. giving you the flexibility to transfer if and when you desire. • Holders of certain other professional qualifications may gain exemptions from ABE Diploma subjects. • ABE programmes allow you to study several areas of business management before deciding what you wish to specialise in. • Holders of an ABE qualification may gain subject exemptions in the examinations of other professional bodies. . you will still have a valuable and recognised qualification. all have to complete a stringent accreditation application process which ensures they offer high standards of teaching and facilities. • ABE programmes are available all over the world which means you can study in your own country and avoid the high cost of studying and living in the UK. We aim to support this network as much as possible and to allow our students to interact through online forums such as Facebook and Twitter as well as face-to-face at events such as alumni meetings and graduations. which is designed to keep you up to date with important ABE news and developments. All ABE programmes share common units.

Business Management including FM and MIS pathways Level 7 Diploma in Business Management Business Start-up and Entrepreneurship* Human Resource Management Marketing Management Travel.ABE programmes All ABE programmes are accredited by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulations (Ofqual) in the UK as well as equivalent bodies worldwide. Tourism and Hospitality Management *QCF recognition has been applied for Overview 10 13 14 15 16 17 9 . ABE programmes are management focused and they all blend common units with more specialist subject areas to allow greater flexibility.

Quantitative Methods for Business Management .Marketing Policy. Level 5 Diploma and Level 6 Diploma. As the following page illustrates.0 minimum) and Mathematics Optional units (choose two units) . The programme provides you with an appreciation of the theoretical issues involved in the study of business whilst also helping you to develop a range of practical skills which will enhance your value to employers. It is accredited by Ofqual as a level 6 qualification. Business Management pathway 2.Economics for Business . and you must be competent in English (IELTS 5. The programme can still be taken as two separate qualifications at levels 5 and 6.Managerial Accounting .abeuk. either of these Pathway areas. 5 and 6 Diplomas in Business Management are divided into three separate ‘Pathways’. A Pathway is a combination of units (with some options within them) which enable you to specialise in a particular area. This will be especially useful if you are considering a career in. Thus the ABE Level 6 Diploma is rated at Level 6 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).Introduction to Accounting Entry requirements Open entry.2 years’ relevant work experience And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5. the same as a UK Bachelors degree.Any Level 3 qualification or equivalent . Business Management – Management of Information Systems pathway 3. ABE has developed the Extended Diploma in Business Management.Introduction to Business .Principles of Business Law . Planning and Communication . All successful students will receive a Diploma in Business Management (at the appropriate level). .The theory and practice of business Why study the Business Management (BM) programme? The BM programme is a comprehensive and detailed programme which covers the knowledge and skills required in modern business practice. visit www.Any ABE Level 4 Diploma or equivalent .Introduction to Quantitative Methods . Business Management Programme 10 Programme structure The BM programme now comprises three pathways: 1.Human Resource Management Progression routes To find out which university degree courses you can enter with an ABE qualification. Qualifications at the same level are therefore broadly similar (or comparable) in the level of learning required. comprising 13 units in one stand-alone qualification. HND Bachelors Degree Masters Degree BuSIneSS management (BuSIneSS Management PathwaY) Level 4 Diploma Units .Financial Accounting . Major topics covered in the BM programme include management. If you take the Financial Management or Management of Information Systems Pathways the relevant Pathway will be shown on your award certificate.Introduction to Business Communication . The three Pathways are Business Management.0 minimum) and Mathematics Level 5 Diploma Compulsory units .The Business Environment . Business Management – Financial Management pathway Each of the pathways is split into three levels: Level 4 Diploma.com/info/findauni What is a Pathway? ABE’s Level 4. economics and accounting. marketing. or planning to study further in.Organisational Behaviour . QCF Level Other qualifications at the same level Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6 Level 7 UK ‘A’ level.Entrepreneurship and Business Development Entry requirements One of the following: . Financial Management and the Management of Information Systems.Managing the Customer Relationship . What do the levels mean? The levels refer to the ‘level of learning’ required to complete the qualification. BTEC National Certificate BTEC Professional Diploma UK Foundation Degree.

The Business Environment .International Business Case Study Optional units (choose two units from) .Financial Accounting .International Business Case Study Optional units (choose two units) .2 years’ relevant work experience And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.Human Resource Management .Financial Accounting .Organisational Behaviour .Corporate strategy and Planning .0 minimum) and Mathematics Level 6 Extended Diploma Units .Project Management .Introduction to Business .Quantitative Methods for Business Management .Managing the Customer Relationship .Accounting for Financial Managers Entry requirements Open entry but you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.Corporate Finance .Any ABE Level 4 Diploma or equivalent .Organisational Behaviour .International Business Case Study .Any ABE Level 5 Diploma or equivalent qualification .Corporate Finance Entry requirements One of the following: .Managing in Organisations .Corporate Strategy and Planning . Planning and Communication .Financial Accounting .Strategic Human Resource Management .Corporate strategy and Planning .Managerial Accounting .Compulsory units .The Business Environment .Managing in Organisations .Any ABE Level 4 Diploma or equivalent .Any Level 3 qualification or equivalent .Principles of Business Law .Quantitative Methods for Business Management .Corporate Strategy and Planning .Corporate Finance Entry requirements One of the following: .International Business Case Study .Human Resource Management .Corporate Finance .Quantitative Methods for Business Management .2 years’ relevant work experience And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.Managerial Accounting Entry requirements One of the following: .Introduction to Quantitative Methods .A degree or equivalent And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.Marketing Policy.International Business Finance and Planning Entry requirements One of the following: .0 minimum) and Mathematics Business Management Programme 11 Level 6 Diploma BuSIneSS management .The Business Environment .Managing in Organisations .Systems Management and Internal Financial Controls .0 minimum) and Mathematics Level 5 Diploma Units .Project Management .Human Resource Management .A degree or equivalent And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.0 minimum) and Mathematics (FInancIal Management PathwaY) Level 4 Diploma Units .2 years’ relevant work experience And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.Marketing Policy.Any ABE Level 5 Diploma or equivalent qualification .Any Level 3 qualification or equivalent .Introduction to Business Communication .Marketing Policy.0 minimum) and Mathematics Level 6 Extended Diploma Compulsory units .Systems Management and Internal Financial Controls .Strategic Marketing Management .Any ABE Level 4 Diploma or equivalent . Planning and Communication .Managerial Accounting .Strategic Marketing Management .International Business Finance and Planning Entry requirements One of the following: .Strategic Human Resource Management .Organisational Behaviour .Entrepreneurship and Business Development (and two units from) .0 minimum) and Mathematics Level 6 Diploma Units .Economics for Business .Managing in Organisations .Any Level 3 qualification or equivalent . Planning and Communication .

Any Level 3 qualification or equivalent .0 minimum) and Mathematics Level 5 Diploma Compulsory units .Information Systems Development .Marketing Policy.Information Systems for Strategic Management Optional units (choose two units) .International Business Case Study .Information Systems Applications for Business .Introduction to Business Communication .Introduction to Business .0 minimum) and Mathematics .Managing the Customer Relationship Entry requirements One of the following: .Corporate Strategy and Planning .Human Resource Management .Information Systems for Strategic Management Entry requirements One of the following: .2 years’ relevant work experience And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.Any ABE Level 5 Diploma or equivalent qualification .Any Level 3 qualification or equivalent .Information Systems Development .A degree or equivalent And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.Introduction to Management Information Systems Entry requirements Open entry but you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.2 years’ relevant work experience And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.Project Management .Financial Accounting .0 minimum) and Mathematics Level 6 Extended Diploma Compulsory units .Managing in Organisations .Project Management .International Business Case Study . Planning and Communication .Organisational Behaviour .Organisational Behaviour .Corporate strategy and Planning .Information Systems Applications for Business .Quantitative Methods for Business Management .Human Resource Management Optional units (choose two units) .Any ABE Level 4 Diploma or equivalent .Introduction to Quantitative Methods .Managing in Organisations .Any ABE Level 4 Diploma or equivalent .Managing the Customer Relationship Entry requirements One of the following: .BuSIneSS management (Management of InfoRmatIon SYStemS PathwaY) Level 4 Diploma Units .The Business Environment .The Business Environment .0 minimum) and Mathematics Business Management Programme 12 Level 6 Diploma Units . Planning and Communication .Financial Accounting .Quantitative Methods for Business Management .Marketing Policy.

Your pathway to advanced entry to Masters degree programmes Why study the Level 7 Diploma in Business Management (BM)? The ABE Level 7 Diploma in Business Management is a postgraduate level qualification which offers students enhanced career prospects as well as the opportunity to progress to Masters degree programmes at numerous universities worldwide. Governance and Ethics in the Global Environment - Research Methods and their Application to Marketing Assessment The Strategic Business Management and Planning unit is assessed by examination. Level 7 Diploma Units . can take you to advanced stages of Masters and MBA degree programmes. It is therefore an ideal progression route for those who: • are currently studying professional qualifications and wish to proceed to a Masters degree in business/management • have a related Honours degree but wish to proceed to a Masters level business/management qualification • are in employment. The other four units are assessed by assignment. The diagram on page 7 illustrates how progression through the ABE system and the achievement of an ABE Level 7 Diploma in BM.Leadership. as well as employer knowledge and practice. and wish to achieve a Masters level qualification Where can you study the Level 7 Diploma in BM? Students may take the programme independently (private self-study). utilising current academic learning and research. This Level 7 qualification has been developed by senior university professors. Entry requirements One of the following: . or through a college which has been accredited by ABE to deliver the Level 7 Diploma in Business Management. at managerial level.Degree holders in related subject areas - Holders of other internationally recognised relevant qualifications at level 6 - Five years relevant senior management experience .0 (recommended) Progression routes To find out which Masters and MBA degree courses you can enter with the ABE Level 7 Diploma in Business Management.com/info/findauni Level 7 Diploma in Business Management 13 .Holders of any ABE Level 6 Diploma . Change and People Performance - Corporate Strategy.English at IELTS 6.abeuk. visit www.Strategic Business Management and Planning - Management of Financial Resources and Performance .

If there is a scarcity of jobs in your country then the Level 4 Diploma in Business Start-up and Entrepreneurship gives you the skills and knowledge you will need to set up your own business.0 minimum) and Mathematics . Business Start-up and Entrepreneurship Programme 14 Programme structure The unit syllabuses cover the essential understanding.the barriers faced What do the levels mean? The levels refer to the ‘level of learning’ required to complete the qualification. as all businesses will benefit from employing someone with an entrepreneurial outlook.Introduction to Marketing . Thus the ABE Level 6 Diploma is rated at Level 6 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). but you must be competent in English (IELTS 5. If you hold the Level 4 Diploma in Business Start-up and Entrepreneurship it will show that you understand how to develop business ideas.Enterprise Start-up .market demand as the key to commercial viability .Business Plan for Enterprise Start-up Entry requirements Open entry.the implementation of the business plan . then the Diploma can help you. but you are not sure what to do next. If you have a great business idea. and the most famous business people are invariably entrepreneurs.the importance of good market research . It can also help you find a job or obtain a promotion. Qualifications at the same level are therefore broadly similar (or comparable) in the level of learning required. BTEC National Certificate BTEC Professional Diploma UK Foundation Degree.spotting business opportunities . QCF Level Other qualifications at the same level Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6 Level 7 UK ‘A’ level. It provides an understanding of the main areas you need to know about in order to run a successful business.the importance of motivation . but it can often take someone special. Many of the largest businesses in the world were started by someone with a good idea. the same as a UK Bachelors degree.Understanding Entrepreneurship .the importance of knowing your customers . knowledge and skills required by the entrepreneur and include: .innovation and creativity . an entrepreneur to identify and develop such opportunities.how to construct a business plan to attract potential lenders and investors .Do you want to start your own business? Why study the Business Start-up and Entrepreneurship (ENT) programme? New products and services are the lifeblood of business. HND Bachelors Degree Masters Degree Level 4 Diploma Compulsory units . ABE has designed a qualification which will enable you to put your ideas into practise – the Level 4 Diploma in Business Start-up and Entrepreneurship.

Qualifications at the same level are therefore broadly similar (or comparable) in the level of learning required. HND Bachelors Degree Masters Degree Level 4 Diploma Compulsory units .Any Level 3 qualification or equivalent .Personnel Information Systems (and two units from) . BTEC National Certificate BTEC Professional Diploma UK Foundation Degree.Introduction to Business .0 minimum) and Mathematics Level 6 Extended Diploma Compulsory units .0 minimum) and Mathematics Level 6 Diploma Compulsory units . The HRM programme introduces you to the academic disciplines that underlie the effective management of the human resource.Managing People . practice and strategy of human resource management. Level 5 Diploma and Level 6 Diploma.Project Management Entry requirements One of the following: . Programme structure The Human Resource Management programme is divided into three levels: Level 4 Diploma.Employment Relations .People Planning and Resourcing . The programme can still be taken as two separate qualifications at levels 5 and 6.Managing Organisational Change & Development .Strategic Human Resource Management . It is accredited by Ofqual as a level 6 qualification. the same as a UK Bachelors degree.Any Level 3 qualification or equivalent .Managing the Customer Relationship .0 minimum) and Mathematics Level 5 Diploma Compulsory units . QCF Level Other qualifications at the same level Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6 Level 7 UK ‘A’ level. and proceeds to explore the theory.Quantitative Methods for Business Management .Human Resource Development .Principles of Business Law .Any ABE Level 4 Diploma or equivalent .0 minimum) and Mathematics Human Resource Management Programme 15 Why study the Human Resource Management (HRM) programme? .2 years’ relevant work experience And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.Strategic Human Resource Management .The Business Environment .Performance Management and Reward Optional units (Choose two units from) . What do the levels mean? The levels refer to the ‘level of learning’ required to complete the qualification.Project Management Entry requirements One of the following: . This recognition has led to a demand for trained and qualified HR professionals and to the development of a career structure rising to the highest levels of the organisation.Quantitative Methods for Business Management .Managing the Customer Relationship . comprising 13 units in one stand-alone qualification.2 years’ relevant work experience And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.Human Resource Management .Any ABE Level 5 Diploma or equivalent qualification .People Planning and Resourcing .Managing Organisational Change & Development .Personnel Information Systems Entry requirements One of the following: .A degree or equivalent And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.Performance Management and Reward Optional units (choose two) .Organisational Behaviour .Personnel Administration .Managing in Organisations .Managing in Organisations .Corporate Strategy and Planning .Corporate Strategy and Planning . Thus the ABE Level 6 Diploma is rated at Level 6 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).Human Resource Development .Effective workforce management The effective management of an organisation’s human resources is now recognised as a critical component in the success of public and private enterprises.Introduction to Business Communication Entry requirements Open entry. and you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.Any ABE Level 4 Diploma or equivalent .Organisational Behaviour .The Business Environment .Principles of Business Law .Human Resource Management . ABE has developed the Extended Diploma in Human Resource Management.Employment Relations Optional units (choose two) .

International Marketing .Sales Management .Project Management Entry requirements One of the following: . The programme can still be taken as two separate qualifications at levels 5 and 6. Holders of our Marketing Management qualifications will have a good knowledge and understanding of the key principles of Marketing and will be able to relate this to the workplace.Quantitative Methods for Business Management .International Marketing .0 minimum) and Mathematics Level 6 Extended Diploma Compulsory units .Integrated Marketing Communications .Strategic Marketing Management Entry requirements Open entry. Planning & Communication .Corporate Strategy and Planning .Managing the Customer Relationship . Thus the ABE Level 6 Diploma is rated at Level 6 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). ABE has developed the Extended Diploma in Marketing Management.2 years’ relevant work experience And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.The Business Environment .Economics for Business Entry requirements One of the following: .0 minimum) and Mathematics Optional units (choose one) .Organisational Behaviour .Any Level 3 qualification or equivalent .Any ABE Level 4 Diploma or equivalent .A degree or equivalent And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5. Planning and Communication .Finding and keeping your customers Why study the Marketing Management (MM) programme? Marketing is an important function that brings companies and clients closer to each other.Contemporary Issues in Marketing . Level 5 Diploma and Level 6 Diploma. The ABE Marketing Management programme introduces you to the crucial role that Marketing plays in business development.Quantitative Methods for Business Management . Marketing Management Programme 16 Programme structure The Marketing Management programme is divided into three levels: Level 4 Diploma. QCF Level Other qualifications at the same level Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6 Level 7 UK ‘A’ level.Contemporary Issues in Marketing .Any ABE Level 4 Diploma or equivalent .Sales Management .0 minimum) and Mathematics Optional units (choose two units from) .Introduction to Marketing . BTEC National Certificate BTEC Professional Diploma UK Foundation Degree.Corporate Strategy and Planning . and you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.Introduction to Business . comprising 13 units in one stand‑alone qualification.Strategic Marketing Management Optional units (choose two) .Principles of Business Law . HND Bachelors Degree Masters Degree Level 4 Diploma Compulsory units .Integrated Marketing Communications .Marketing Information Systems Entry requirements One of the following: .Introduction to Business Communication Level 6 Diploma Compulsory units .Introduction to Quantitative Methods . What do the levels mean? The levels refer to the ‘level of learning’ required to complete the qualification.Project Management Level 5 Diploma Compulsory units .Managing the Customer Relationship .2 years’ relevant work experience And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5. Qualifications at the same level are therefore broadly similar (or comparable) in the level of learning required.Organisational Behaviour .Marketing Information Systems .Marketing Policy.Any ABE Level 5 Diploma or equivalent qualification .Principles of Business Law . the same as a UK Bachelors degree.Marketing Policy.Principles of Marketing . It is accredited by Ofqual as a level 6 qualification.Economics for Business (and one unit from) .Principles of Marketing .Any Level 3 qualification or equivalent .0 minimum) and Mathematics .The Business Environment .

Marketing Policy.IT in Hospitality and Tourism Operations . Planning and Communication . Tourism and Hospitality Management (TTHM) programme? Tourism is the world’s largest industry with revenues of over $500 billion.Travel.Any ABE Level 4 Diploma or equivalent . The programme can still be taken as two separate qualifications at levels 5 and 6.Introduction to Travel. Tourism and Hospitality Management programme is divided into three levels: Level 4 Diploma.Sustainable Tourism Planning and Development Optional units (choose two) . ABE has developed the Extended Diploma in Travel.0 minimum) and Mathematics Level 6 Extended Diploma Compulsory units .Organisational Behaviour . What do the levels mean? The levels refer to the ‘level of learning’ required to complete the qualification.Any ABE Level 4 Diploma or equivalent .Marketing Policy. HND Bachelors Degree Masters Degree Level 4 Diploma Compulsory units . It is accredited by Ofqual as a level 6 qualification.Organisational Behaviour .Any Level 3 qualification or equivalent .Travel. and you must be competent in English (IELTS 5. Programme structure The Travel.IT in Hospitality and Tourism Operations .2 years’ relevant work experience And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.Strategic Hospitality Management . Tourism and Hospitality .Human Resource Management .Managing the Customer Relationship . Tourism and Hospitality Management.Sustainable Tourism Planning and Development Optional units (choose two) .Any Level 3 qualification or equivalent . Tourism and Hospitality Operations Management Optional units (choose two) .Travel. QCF Level Other qualifications at the same level Level 3 Level 4 Level 5 Level 6 Level 7 UK ‘A’ level. Students holding this qualification will be confident in applying key business and management concepts to this growing sector.The business of tourism Why study the Travel.The Business Environment . The TTHM programme links business principles with sector expertise by introducing you to the principles and practice of modern tourism.Human Resource Management . Tourism and Hospitality .0 minimum) and Mathematics Level 5 Diploma Compulsory units . Planning and Communication .2 years’ relevant work experience And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.Project Management Entry requirements: One of the following: . comprising 13 units in one stand-alone qualification.Sales Management Entry requirements: One of the following: . Tourism and Hospitality Operations Management . BTEC National Certificate BTEC Professional Diploma UK Foundation Degree.Strategic Marketing Management . Thus the ABE Level 6 Diploma is rated at Level 6 on the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF).Project Management Entry requirements: One of the following: .Managing the Customer Relationship - Travel.Strategic Human Resource Management .Introduction to Business Communication Entry requirements: Open entry. the same as a UK Bachelors degree. Level 5 Diploma and Level 6 Diploma.Strategic Marketing Management . The programme goes further to explore issues such as ecotourism and sustainable development.The Business Environment . Tourism and Hospitality .Strategic Hospitality Management .0 minimum) and Mathematics Level 6 Diploma Compulsory units .0 minimum) and Mathematics Travel.Strategic Human Resource Management . Tourism and Hospitality . Qualifications at the same level are therefore broadly similar (or comparable) in the level of learning required.International Travel.Any ABE Level 5 Diploma or equivalent qualification . Tourism and Hospitality Management Programme 17 .A degree or equivalent And you must be competent in English (IELTS 5.Sales Management and two from: . Tourism and Hospitality .Principles of Business Law .International Travel.Introduction to Business .Introduction to Marketing .Principles of Business Law .

Alternatively. The Extended Diploma is so called because it combines the Level 5 Diploma with the Level 6 Diploma.com. which are available from the ABE website. Please forward a copy of your qualification to the Registrar who will be able to advise you further. If I want to study in the UK do I need to obtain a visa? For further information and advice for entering the UK as a Student.com How often are ABE examinations held? Examinations are held worldwide twice a year in June and December.abeuk. recommended textbooks and questions and answers. To register for the ABE examinations complete and return your examination entry form and fees either to your college or direct to the ABE Office in London. students can follow a self-study route using the ABE syllabus. handbook and information on the accreditation requirements. The Extended Diploma provides a more concentrated way for students to study.com You can either register through one of these colleges or apply direct to the ABE office. 18 Frequently Asked Questions How do I register? If you are a first-time applicant then you can register online by clicking on the appropriate link on the ABE website. Alternatively you can register by downloading the Student Membership Registration Form. Surrey. applying for entry clearance and to find out up to date UK Student Visa policy and procedures please visit the following website: www. I am a college and I wish to offer ABE programmes. study manuals. It also helps students who can only obtain funding or approval for a single qualification to progress further from their investment. KT3 4TE. How do I apply to do so? If you are interested in becoming an accredited ABE tuition provider please contact the Accreditation Department directly on accreditation@abeuk. It is graded at Level 6 because the majority of units are Level 6 units. successful completion results in the higher Level 6 qualification. Tourism and Hospitality Management programmes. The Level 5 units contained in the Extended Diploma mean that the entry requirements are for Level 5. Human Resource Management. New Malden. Marketing Management and Travel.Frequently Asked Questions How do I study for the ABE qualifications? ABE has hundreds of accredited colleges worldwide. High Street. You will then be sent an information e-mail containing the accreditation form. Please ensure that your annual subscription is up to date when you enter for the examinations. Am I eligible for any exemptions from the ABE examinations? If you hold a qualification from either another professional body or University which is very similar in content and level to the ABE qualification you could qualify for an exemption from some of the ABE examinations. All the units from both Diplomas are included in the combined qualification. UK Why should I study the Level 6 Extended Diploma? The Level 6 Extended Diploma is offered in the Business Management. however. How do I register and where do I sit my examinations? The examinations are held in countries worldwide through Ministries of Education or the British Council. How do I find an ABE accredited college in my country? Visit the College section of the ABE website to find your nearest ABE provider. . A list is available on the ABE website: www.amblercollins. CI Tower. Can I study through distance learning? Some of ABE’s accredited colleges offer distance learning. completing it and posting it to us at The Association of Business Executives. 5th Floor. You must already be a registered student member of ABE before you can register for our exams.

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