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Open University Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration
Open University

Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration

Online United Kingdom

6 Months


Full time, Part time

05 Sep 2024

Oct 2024

GBP 6,720 *

Distance Learning

* total cost


This Postgraduate Certificate in Business Administration qualification will enable you to make a real difference within your management practice through active use of frameworks, theories and tools. It will help you to develop a good grounding in the theory and practice of managing and leading, covering the core functions and disciplines of management and helping you make the connections between them. It also provides a framework for a year-long process of professional development.

You'll be challenged to actively engage with a wide variety of ideas and develop a repertoire of techniques and approaches best suited to your own situation and management context.

Key features

  • Helps you select and adapt techniques and approaches appropriate to your own situation, and to reflect critically on your own and others’ practice
  • Explores diverse perspectives and approaches in different organisational, cultural and global contexts
  • Increases your ability to work confidently across sectoral and national boundaries
  • Enhances your ability to plan and implement change which will have a real impact within your organisational context.

This certificate is the first stage of our triple-accredited MBA qualification.

How long it takes

The minimum time to complete this qualification is six months by studying both 30-credit modules at the same time. Please note to complete within six months, you will need to be able to devote 24 - 28 hours a week to your studies. Most students study this qualification in one year. To achieve this you should expect to devote 12 - 14 hours each week to your studies.

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