Btec higher National Diploma in Business ( Accounting )

Btec higher National Diploma in Business ( Accounting )

BTEC HND in Business – Accounting Pathway

This course will start in February 2015, with pre-enrolments starting on the 14th December. Developed to give you a thorough grounding in Business, Oxford Learning College is pleased to offer our Pearson accredited level 5 Higher National Certificate (HND) in Business.

 

Overview

Unit 1: The Business EnvironmentBtec higher National Diploma in Business ( Accounting )

 

This unit will give students an understanding of how different organisations operate as well as the different relationships between businesses and operating environments, ranging in scale from the local to global. This unit will also discuss the role and influence of stakeholders.

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand the organisational purposes of businesses
  • Understand the nature of the national environment in which businesses operate
  • Understand the behaviour of organisations in their market environment
  • Be able to assess the significance of the global factors that shape national business activities

 

 

Unit 2: Managing Financial Resources and Decisions

 

This unit will help learners to develop an understanding of how to identify, locate and utilise sources of finance for a Business. Students will also develop skills that will allow interpretation of financial information to assist decision-making.

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand the sources of finance available to a business
  • Understand the implications of finance as a resource within a business
  • Be able to make financial decisions based on financial information
  • Be able to evaluate the financial performance of a business

 

 

Unit 3: Organisations and Behaviour

 

This unit examines both group and individual behaviour, exploring how the behaviour of the workforce is influenced by the structure and culture of the organisation. Covering both large and small organisations, this unit will help students understand how culture can change and be adapted.

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand the relationship between organisational structure and culture
  • Understand different approaches to management and leadership
  • Understand ways of using motivational theories in organisations
  • Understand mechanisms for developing effective teamwork in organisations

 

 

Unit 4: Marketing Principles

 

This unit will help provide students with skills and understanding of basic marketing concepts and principles. Beginning with the definitions or marketing, students will move onto learning how to analyse marketing needs at both macro and micro levels before learning how to develop a marketing mix that meets the requirements of the business.

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand the concept and process of marketing
  • Be able to use the concepts of segmentation, targeting and positioning
  • Understand the individual elements of the extended marketing mix
  • Be able to use the marketing mix in different contexts

 

 

Unit 5 :Aspects of Contract and Negligence for Business

 

This unit will give students an understanding of aspects of the law of contract and tort. There is a particular focus on the creation and operation of contracts in a business environment. Students will also study the obligations created by a contract, as well as the options in resolving an unfulfilled contract.

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand the essential elements of a valid contract in a business context
  • Be able to apply the elements of a contract in business situations
  • Understand principles of liability in negligence in business activities
  • Be able to apply the principles of liability in negligence in business situations

 

 

Unit 6: Business Decision Making

 

This unit helps students to learn about techniques of data gathering and storage. The unit then goes on to discuss analysis and presentation of information to facilitate decision making.

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Be able to use a variety of sources for the collection of data, both primary and secondary
  • Understand a range of techniques to analyse data effectively for business purposes
  • Be able to produce information in appropriate formats for decision making in an organisational context
  • Be able to use software-generated information to make decisions in an organisation.

 

 

Unit 7: Business Strategy

 

This unit will help students to understand how a business can develop and put into action strategic plans. This requires students to understand the probably future outcomes of the business’ industry and to develop plans accordingly.

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand the process of strategic planning
  • Be able to formulate a new strategy
  • Understand approaches to strategy evaluation
  • Understand how to implement a chosen strategy

 

 

Unit 8 : Research Project

 

This unit is designed to help develop a student’s skills of critical analysis and research. The project can be of direct relevance to both the course and individual personal development. By the conclusion of this unit, students will understand the theoretical background of conducting research, but will also have practical experience in carrying out a significant research project.

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand how to formulate a research specification
  • Be able to implement the research project within agreed procedures and to specification
  • Be able to evaluate the research outcomes
  • Be able to present the research outcomes

 

 

Unit 9: Business Psychology

 

Building on the previous unit, Organisations and Behaviour, this unit teaches students about how individual differences in staff members can affect the workplace dynamic and how to reduce negative impacts caused by organisational change.

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand the different perspectives in occupational psychology
  • Understand the role of psychology in the assessment of individual differences in the workplace
  • Be able to apply knowledge of impact of change in business
  • Understand the impact of culture and climate on performance

 

 

Unit 10: Business Ethics

 

This unit introduces learners to the concept of business ethics and helps to describe its relevance in the modern working environment. Covering corporate social responsibility, this unit delves into human resources management, accounting and marketing.

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand different ethical perspectives in business
  • Understand business objectives from an ethical perspective
  • Understand ethics in workplace relationships
  • Understand ethics in workplace relationships
  • Be able to assess a current ethical issue in a business

 

 

Unit 11: Management Accounting

 

This unit teaches students to understand information related to budgeting and cost, in order to help make management decisions. Students will learn about how data is collected, analysed and presented , as well as learn how to prepare budgets.

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand the budgeting process
  • Understand how to use cost information to improve business performance
  • Be able to prepare budgets for a business
  • Be able to monitor performance against budgets within a business
  • Be able to carry out cost-volume-profit analysis for a business

 

 

Unit 12: Financial Accounting and Reporting

 

This unit will require students to prepare financial statements for a variety of different types of business, ensuring that they comply with relevant legal and regulatory requirements as well as develop personal tools to aid in interpretation of financial statements.

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand the regulatory framework for financial reporting
  • Be able to prepare financial statements from complete or incomplete records
  • Be able to present financial information in accepted formats for publication
  • Be able to interpret financial statements

 

 

Unit 13: Financial Systems and Auditing

 

This unit will require learners to evaluate different accounting systems within a business, including manual and computerised records. Students will also learn how to evaluate their effectiveness.

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand the importance of keeping effective accounting systems within a business
  • Be able to analyse the management control systems of a business
  • Be able to contribute to the planning and conduct of an audit assignment
  • Be able to prepare audit reports

 

This course will start in February 2015, with pre-enrolments starting on the 14th December. Developed to give you a thorough grounding in Business, Oxford Learning College is pleased to offer our Pearson accredited level 5 Higher National Certificate (HND) in Business.

 

Unit 14: Taxation

 

This unit will give students an understanding of how taxation of individuals and limited companies in the United Kingdom works. Starting with the administration of taxation, this unit expands on the duties of the tax practitioner.

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand the duties and responsibilities of the tax practitioner in the UK tax environment
  • Be able to calculate personal tax liabilities for individuals and partnerships
  • Be able to calculate corporation tax liabilities for companies
  • Be able to calculate capital gains tax payable for individuals and businesses

 

 

Unit 15: Financial Investment Opportunities

 

This unit has been developed to allow the student to have an understanding of both the stock exchange and a wide range of investment opportunities available in the United Kingdom.

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand the range of investments available to individuals
  • Understand how the UK system of taxation affects investment decisions
  • Understand investors’ needs
  • Understand the working of the stock exchange and the range of investments available

 

 

Unit 16: Company Law

 

In this unit, students will learn about the different types of company, company formation and the paperwork required to form a company. They will also cover the powers and duties of directors, the creation of shares and the rights of shareholders.

On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:

  • Understand the nature of a company
  • Be able to draw up the constitution of a company
  • Understand share capital and capital maintenance
  • Understand about shareholders, directors, charges and insolvency

About the Provider

Oxford Learning is a registered educational institution and is an independent, self-financing organisation. Oxford Learning has developed quality, flexible and open distance learning materials for adults and continues to invest in the development of innovative learning systems, from first levels to degree and professional training programmes.

Oxford Learning works in conjunction with other institutions to bring the student the most comprehensive learning materials in order to support the student in fulfilling their academic aims.oxford college courses

 

 

Course Fee

£3,500.00

BTEC HND in Business - Accounting

 

 

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