Global Concerns In Sustainable Development
This unit introduces students to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals through a focus on case studies and an understanding of the key concepts and the relationship to concerns such as climate change, poverty and sustainable development.
Innovation and Creativity Skills for Business
This unit will facilitate idea generation via a range of creative thinking tools. Case studies will be utilised to explore models of innovation. Students will plan and manage a project in groups, demonstrating divergent and convergent thinking, to develop a business concept for a specified target market. The student’s group presentation will display the sources, and interpretation of data in the decision making process, to justify the innovative business concept.
Digital Awareness and Professional Development
The Unit aims to enable students to recognise their digital and professional strengths and build on them, to manage their digital footprint, to engage with professional bodies, to advance their mental toughness, to reflect, and to become more self-aware and confident. The Unit enables students to meet the significant challenges facing individuals and enhances employability in an extremely competitive market.
Accounting and FinTech for Managers
This unit gives students an understanding of finance within organisations, with a specific focus on budgeting, and an introduction to FinTech, the key technologies and business models that will re-imagine the global economy in the 21st century.
Understanding the Customer Experience
This unit gives students an understanding of the principles of the customer experience. It will introduce students to the customer journey in organisational contexts, the management of the customer experience, the role of technology, and the monitoring and measurement for improvement in the customer experience.
Fairness at Work
This unit will identify the current issues relating to fairness in the workplace; understand key patterns and manifestations of employment inequality and how inequalities intersect with each other to create and sustain disadvantage. The unit will explore discriminatory practices for specific groups and evaluate the effectiveness of organisational and institutional frameworks to tackle these practices. Students will develop skills and knowledge with respect to developing and applying policies on fairness and equality in the workplace.
English Legal Systems and Legal Methods
This unit will introduce students to the structure and functions of the English legal system, the system and hierarchy of the courts within England and Wales, sources of law, and principles and concepts relevant to the application of the law in practice.
Tort and Contract Law
This unit will introduce students to basic principles and rules of contract and tort, and consider their application in areas relevant to business.