Barony TrainingLevel 6 (Irl) Diploma in Business Management (RQF)

Level 6 (Irl) Diploma in Business Management (RQF)

Barony Training
6 Months
Third Level and CAO
Self-Paced with Tutorial Support
Start date: Continuous Intake

Course description


The ABMA Education Level 4 Diploma in Business Management (RQF) consists of 6 mandatory units, as follows:

Unit 1: Introduction to Business Skills

Unit 2: Organisational Design

Unit 3: Leadership and Management

Unit 4: Organisational Behaviour

Unit 5: Accounting and Finance

Unit 6: Introduction to Economics


Unit 1: Introduction to Business Skills:

By the end of this unit a learner will be able to:

1. Apply basic research skills to the investigation of a given subject

2. Evaluate different forms of communication typical of the modern workplace

3. Analyse the role of critical thinking skills in different contexts

4. Evaluate the importance to organisations of working in teams

Unit 2: Organisational Design :

By the end of this unit a learner will be able to:

1. Analyse traditional and contemporary types of organisational structure

2. Evaluate the internal influences on the design of a business

3. Evaluate the relationship between a business and its external environment

4. Analyse the impact of culture, ethics and technology on organisational design

Unit 3: Leadership and Management:

By the end of this unit a learner will be able to:

1. Analyse the role of leadership and management

2. Evaluate the impact of leaders and managers on individual and team behaviour

3. Evaluate the application of leadership and management at operational and organisational levels

4. Analyse the impact of structures, authority and systems on contemporary leadership and management

Unit 4: Organisational Behaviour:

By the end of this unit a learner will be able to:

1. Analyse the theories and concepts of organisational behaviour

2. Evaluate ways in which to effectively cooperate with others in different contexts

3. Analyse the relationship between organisational design and organisational behaviour

4. Analyse the impact of organisational politics and power on the behaviour of people

Unit 5: Accounting and Finance:

By the end of this unit a learner will be able to:

1. Analyse organisational requirements for financial and accounting management

2. Evaluate sources of finance for different organisational needs

3. Analyse the financial and accounting implications of trading internationally

4. Apply financial techniques to the development and implementation of a budget for a major project or programme of work

Unit 6: Introduction to Economics:

By the end of this unit a learner will be able to:

1. Analyse how economic factors impact on business operations

2. Apply the principles of macro and microeconomics to business operations

3. Evaluate the effect on organisations of different ways in which markets operate

4. Analyse how patterns in world trade can impact on business operations


There are no examinations.

Instead learners complete written assessments for each unit which are marked by the ABMA’s examiners.

Who is this course for?

The course is open to anyone who would like to gain a Ofqual-regulated Business Management Diploma at Level 4 (UK) / Level 6 (Ireland).

Entry is open – and all learners should have a reasonable chance for success. However, applicants should have, as a minimum, the following:

Three A levels, or equivalent, at pass or above
A Level 3 qualification in business
An internationally recognised equivalent qualification
If you are a Mature Learner, your career profile will be considered to assess if you could be successful in studying at Level 4.

Competency in English language must be at:

CEFR Level B2
Pearson PTE Level B2
IELTS of 5.5
Or equivalent.

Career path

Upon successful completion of learners can progress to Level 6(UK)/ Level 8 (Ireland) Diploma in Business Management (RFQ).

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