University of Wolverhampton

BA in Business:

This course provides you with a contemporary business education that offers a solid foundation for success in a business career or in human resource management. The course is designed for students who want to embark on a study of human resource management together with the broader business subject to develop analytical and evaluation skills that can be applied to international real-world situations. The vocational aspects of the course are underpinned by current and future developments in industry and commerce.

The course recognizes that people management is a key force for successful economic growth and thus the course emphasizes the development of knowledge and business practices and the ability to apply them effectively in an innovative manner. The course provides an interdisciplinary approach to global citizenship and will help you develop your own understandings of complex and contested notions in the business environment. Digital Literacy skills are also developed through the engagement with the ‘e’ aspects of the learning process through the process of engagement with ‘e’ materials, tasks, personal development planning and collaborative learning. The course will provide students with the opportunity to develop Digital Literacy skills through the use of applications software used by contemporary organizations. Additionally, students will gain an understanding of managerial systems and their impact upon organizations.

What happens on the course?

Career Path:

The course is designed to prepare you for career opportunities generally in business or in a variety of people management related areas including training & people development, resourcing organizations, reward practice, and personnel strategy.

Skills:

At the end of this course you, the student, will be able to:

  1. Critically assess and evaluate organizations, their management and the changing external environment in which they operate
  2. Apply skills relevant to a career in business and management
  3. Appraise relevant knowledge and understanding to demonstrate a flexible and enquiring intellectual stance that contributes to lifelong learning and personal development
  4. Apply a range of contemporary and appropriate technologies in a global context.
  5. Examine and debate contemporary HR issues

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