The overall aim of the Business/Office Administration major award programme is to help the learner to attain the necessary skills and knowledge to work within the business sector in supporting a management team and organisation. This award can also help the learner progress onto further and/or higher education and training. There are 16 modules validated with this programme under MIDAS Learning. For a full major award, which consists of 120 credits, the learner must choose 8 minor awards. Outcomes includes:
- To enable the learner to become familiar with the core subject areas, theoretical and practical, within the Business Administration Programme.
- To provide the learner with a broad range of theoretical knowledge and practical skills that may be used within an office and administration setting.
- To enable the learner to strengthen their confidence, to further develop their interpersonal communication skills with both groups and individuals, to work effectively in teams and to develop time management and problem-solving skills so that they may work efficiently in their chosen vocational area.
- To assist the learner to overcome wide-ranging problems relating to business administration in a variety of contexts.
- To provide a programme of learning that is vocational in nature and flexible in structure so that the learner has the maximum opportunity to improve his/her academic and vocational literacy and numeracy.
- To enable the learner to understand developments in information technology both within society and the workplace.
- To enable the learner to evaluate and use information to plan, develop and determine solutions in different situations.
- To provide the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence relating to Business Administration, so that the learner may advance to further or higher levels of education if they so require.
- To facilitate the learner to reflect on and evaluate his/her performance while participating in the programme.