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Diploma in Business Administration – Level 3

Principles of Business Management

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Course Summary

Subject Area: Business, Leadership and Management
Adult and Community
Location: Offsite
Full Time or Part Time: 0

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Course Information for Students

This Diploma covers:

  • principles of business administration
  • personal and professional development
  • managing performance
  • your organisation
  • communication in a business environment
  • project management
  • ICT for business

You need a good standard of English and should have a supervisory role within your organisation.

You will cover:

  • Principles of business administration
  • Personal and professional development
  • Managing performance
  • Your organisation
  • Communication in a business environment
  • Project management
  • ICT for business

You will also take one optional unit from the list below:

  • Providing services in an administrative environment
  • Legal administration
  • Medical administration
  • Social media for business
  • Marketing and sales
  • Human resources environment
  • Providing administration in the educational environment

This course will be delivered off-site.


You will be assessed via:

  • Observations
  • Products of work
  • Questions
  • Witness testimonies

Further Study

You can advance to higher management qualifications.


You can progress your career in supervisory and management roles.

For more information contact Derby College on 0800 0280289 or

Course Information for Employers

If you are an employer and would like to know more about the apprenticeships and professional training we deliver or how you can get involved in co-creating and co-delivering curriculum, please contact us via email on, call us on 01332 387 421 or visit our employer pages here.

Career Information

This course could lead to one of these careers...

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Business, Research and Administrative Professionals n.e.c.


Business, Research and Administrative Professionals n.e.c.

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Business and Related Associate Professionals n.e.c.

Local Government Administrative Occupations


Local Government Administrative Occupations

Sales Administrators


Sales Administrators

Financial Administrative Occupations n.e.c.


Financial Administrative Occupations n.e.c.

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Course Information Last Updated On: December 3, 2021 4:26 pm