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  • Sale! Business Managment Major Award - 6M4587

    Adv. Business Management Major Award (FETAC Level 6)

    €1,910 €998
    Who should complete this course?This course equips Managers including those new to Management with comprehensive skills in the management of people, resources and activities. The course is based around eight sought after and highly practical modules but you have a choice of 11 elective modules.At The Open College we offer our students the chance to create the course that suits them by providing many options on elective modules as listed below. We are the market leaders in price, quality and in providing our students with detailed educational materials supported by tutors who are experts and fully qualified in their fields.Students who successfully complete this Major Award can use this certificate as the basis for entry to selected courses in Third Level Colleges and Universities.Add to cart
  • Sale! Business Administration B20005 - Level 5

    Business Administration (FETAC Level 5)

    €499 €299
    This module has been developed to prepare learners for a junior administrative position in an organisation. It is also intended to prepare the learner for further study in the related areas. It has been developed as one of the mandatory modules for the Level 5 Certificate in Business Studies - Administration. This module can also be taken as an elective vocational module on a range of awards.Course documentation for this, FETAC/QQI accredited course is detailed, comprehensive and easy to read. This distance learning FETAC accredited course means that students can study flexibly at home or at work, while gaining an Internationally Recognised Qualification.Add to cart
  • Sale! Business Management B30139 - Level 6

    Business Management (FETAC Level 6)

    €499 €299
    In this newly validated Business Management distance learning course the learner will learn about a range of organisations from Sole Traders, Private and Public organisations, Partnerships and Co-Operatives, they will also learn about their mission statements, visions, their objectives and structures. They will learn how to conduct a SWOT analysis in a organisation, in other words looking at the strengths, weaknesses, threats and opportunities that face an organisation and the student will also learn about external factors that impact upon an organisation by conducting a PEST analysis.They will be taught how organisations manage and adopt to change and will also learn about the role of management in terms of planning, controlling, measuring performance within an organisation and learn about the different leadership styles and their impact on both groups and individuals in the organisation and about the Human Resources function and the key role it plays within an organisation in terms of selection, appraising employees, managing and resolving conflict with an organisation.This distance learning, FETAC accredited course means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at any convenient place and time, and can gain a nationally accredited Qualification. The course is designed for those working in Large Companies, SMEs or the Public Sector.Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration. The course documentation for this FETAC certified course is detailed and easy to read.Add to cart
  • Sale! Certificate in Business Planning N32812 - Level 6

    Business Planning (FETAC Level 6)

    €528 €269
    This distance learning course is designed to equip entrepreneurs with skills and knowledge to develop a comprehensive and soundly based business plan. Students will learn how to:
    1. complete a market analysis,
    2. evaluate and develop a business idea,
    3. complete financial planning and analysis,
    4. develop a marketing plan and pricing strategy,
    5. develop customer service and quality standards, and
    6. write a professional business plan.
    This distance learning, FETAC accredited course means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at any convenient place and time, and can gain a nationally accredited Qualification. The course is designed for those who wish to write a business plan for a new business initiative and maybe wish to present this for funding. It would also be useful for those working in existing businesses who wish to develop their overall business planning skills or perhaps for those who wish to diversify and expand their business activities.Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration. The course documentation for this FETAC/QQI certified course is detailed and easy to read.
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  • Sale! Communications 5N0690 - Level 5

    Communications (FETAC Level 5)

    €499 €299
    Who should complete this course?
    • Learners who wish to gain a FETAC credit in Communications at Level 5.
    • Level 5 Communications is ideally integrated with other Level 5 modules but may be offered as a stand-alone module. Evidence of achievement.
    Learners who successfully complete this course will:
    • develop an awareness of the essential role played by communication in human interaction.
    • acquire communication skills relevant to vocational and personal development.
    • understand the communicative principles and practices involved in gathering and relaying information acquire the skills and confidence to convey and interpret meaning, in writing, orally and visually.
    • develop a critical awareness of communications messages and media.
    • explore the use of modern communication and information technology, and its application in personal and vocational life.
    This distance learning, FETAC accredited course means that students can study flexibly at home, or at any convenient place and time, and can gain a nationally accredited Qualification.Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration. The course documentation for this FETAC certified course is detailed and easy to read. If students require extra time to complete the course they can apply for an extension.Assignments may be emailed or posted  to the College whichever is more convenient.
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  • Sale! Communications 6N1950 - Level 6

    Communications (FETAC Level 6)

    €499 €299
    Who should complete this course?
    • Learners who want an opportunity to reflect on the nature of human communication and on their own individual competence as communicators.
    • Learners who may already be practised and experienced communicators to wish to explore ways of developing and refining existing skills to their full potential in both professional and private life.
    Learners who successfully complete this course will:
    • heighten an awareness of the essential role played by communication in human interaction
    • understand the communicative principles and practices involved in gathering and relaying information
    • analyse the nature and theory of communication
    • explore varieties of non-verbal communication
    • acquire the skills and confidence required to encode and decode meaning, in writing, verbally and visually
    • enhance and refine interactive skills and qualities.
    This distance learning, FETAC accredited course means that students can study flexibly at home, or at any convenient place and time, and can gain a nationally accredited Qualification.Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration. The course documentation for this FETAC certified course is detailed and easy to read. If students require extra time to complete the course they can apply for an extension.
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  • Sale! Customer Service D30151 - Level 6

    Customer Service (FETAC level 6)

    €499 €299
     Course Details:This programme is designed to enable the learner gain a detailed understanding of the customer service function within an organisation and to facilitate the development of effective customer service skills.The programme is suitable for persons already working in a customer services role who would like a recognised qualification to support their practical experience.It is also suitable for persons that are new to the customer services function and have no prior knowledge of the role, who would like to enhance their curriculum vitae and employment options with additional knowledge, skills and qualifications. Learners who successfully complete this module will:
    • appreciate the importance of the customer to an organisation
    • understand the role and responsibilities of the frontline representative of an organisation
    • understand the team work necessary to meet customer needs and expectations
    • be familiar with relevant legislation
    • develop a customer oriented quality service consistent with best practice and standards.
    This distance learning, FETAC accredited course means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at any convenient place and time, and can gain an internationally recognised Qualification.Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration. If students require extra time to complete the course they may apply for an extension.
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  • Sale! Finance L32494 - Level 6

    Finance (FETAC Level 6)

    €499 €299
    The Purpose of this module:The module is designed to provide the learner with understanding, knowledge and practical skills required to understand the basics of finance and how money works.Learners who successfully complete this course will:
    • understand financial jargon
    • develop an awareness of the key elements to good financial management
    • demonstrate their ability to read financial statements
    • be able to assess financial viability and performance
    • develop their confidence in communicating regarding financial matters
    • appreciate the importance and the elements of monetary control within an organisation
    • be familiar with the time value of money.
    This distance learning, FETAC accredited course means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at any convenient place and time, and can gain a nationally accredited Qualification.Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration. The course documentation for this FETAC certified course is detailed and easy to read. If students require extra time to complete the course they can apply for an extension.
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  • Sale! Health and Safety at Work D20165 - Level 5

    Health and Safety at Work (FETAC Level 5)

    €499 €299
    This programme module aims to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to promote and maintain safety and health in a work environment.
    • The learner will be supported in achieving an awareness of safety and health issues in the workplace.
    • The tutor will assist the learner in  becoming familiar with the responsibilities and duties of the employer and employee with regard to health and safety.
    • The learner will be facilitated in developing skills in identifying hazards and carry out risk assessments and will be supported in identifying the relevant national legislation and statutory bodies.
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  • Sale! Human Resources N32648 - Level 6

    Human Resources (FETAC Level 6)

    €499 €299
     Who should complete this course?The purpose of this award is for the learner to develop an understanding of human resource management, to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence in human resource management principles, to enable the learner to apply these to the planning, organising, implementation, evaluation and revision of human resource management practices, for the attainment of organisational goals. During this comprehensive course the learner will:
    • study the principles of strategic HRM and aligning it with the companies business strategies and objectives.
    • explore the nature of HR planning strategies for dealing with the current labour market
    • understand the role HR plays in recruitment; training development & performance management; policy & procedure and industrial relations in a business environment
    • apply the principles of motivation and management through the studies of various theorists. The role motivation and performance plays in remuneration, benefits and reward systems
    • be taught how to make informed decisions regarding IT HR systems.
    This distance learning, FETAC accredited course means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at any convenient place and time, and can gain an Internationally Recognised Qualification.Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration. The course documentation for this FETAC certified course is detailed and easy to read. 
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  • Sale! Marketing Communications N32644 - Level 6

    Marketing Communications (FETAC Level 6)

    €499 €269
    Who should complete this course?
        • Anyone who works in marketing or a marketing-related role.
        • Owners of new or growing businesses who wish to gain an accredited qualification in marketing.
        • Small business owners who wish to improve their marketing effectiveness.
        • People who wish to gain a professional, accredited qualification in marketing by home-study distance learning.
    Learners who successfully complete this course will:
    • be competent in the principles of marketing communications
    • have detailed knowledge of communication theory
    • be able to apply the various marketing communication tools to a work place scenario
    • have a comprehensive understanding of the role of marketing communications in achieving organizational objectives.
    This distance learning, FETAC accredited course means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at any convenient place and time, and can gain a nationally accredited Qualification.Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration. The course documentation for this FETAC certified course is detailed and easy to read. If students require extra time to complete the course they can apply for an extension.
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  • Sale! FETAC Level 6 Personal & Professional Development course

    Personal & Professional Development – (FETAC Level 6) – New Course

    €528 €269
     The purpose of this newly validated Personal & Professional Development award is to equip the learner with the knowledge, skill and competence to utilise a range of advanced personal and interpersonal skills in a variety of personal, civic and specific vocational contexts, operating autonomously and/or in a supervisory capacity.The module presents you with key theory in relation to the specific topics. In addition, there are various activities for you to complete as you proceed through your study. On successful completion of this module, the learner will be able to:
    1. Evaluate the principles and practice of personal development.
    2. Identify the personal qualities and skills needed for effective participation in a chosen job or organisation, to include opportunities for further personal development and associated  action plans.
    3. Assess the role and practice of time management to include aids and strategies for good time management, the impact of poor time management and personal time management behaviour.
    4. Research the processes of problem-solving and decision making, to include different approaches, strategies to handle difficult problems, contingency plans, and methods of implementing and evaluating a solution.
    5. Analyse the uses of goals or objectives, to include their characteristics, the role of planning and prioritisation, a range of tools and strategies to assist with achieving personal, civic or vocational goals or objectives, and the role of review and evaluation.
    6. Evaluate how organisations manage change, to include information, communication and analysis of the forces behind  change, motivating staff and other partners, and handling reactions to  change.
    7. Determine strategies to resolve personal or interpersonal conflict, to include an understanding of different personalities and how they react to conflict, common causes of conflict and the role of assertiveness and co-operation in conflict resolution.
    8. Link goals or objectives to available budgets and financial plans, to include periodic review and adaptation of resources to plans.
    9. Delegate tasks to others, to include appropriate planning, identification of skills and strengths in others, review and management of any issues arising.
    10. Respond appropriately to feedback and constructive criticism on personal performance.
    11. Use strategies to recognise and cope with stress, setback and workplace pressure.
    12. Reflect on own personal and professional development to include goal or objective-setting, action planning, implementation, on-going review, personal initiative.
    This distance learning, QQI accredited course means that Students can study flexibly at home, or at any convenient place and time, and can gain an Internationally Recognised Qualification.Students receive a comprehensive Course Manual, Assignments, Efficient Studyguide, and unlimited one-to-one Tutor Support for the course duration. The course documentation for this FETAC/QQI certified course is detailed and easy to read. If students require extra time to complete the course they can apply for an extension.
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