• » Bachelor of Business Honours in Management

     Programme Title  Bachelor of Business Honours in Management 
     CAO Code  Add-on programme. Not available via CAO
     LYIT internal code  LY_BBUSS_B
     Duration  1 Year
     Standard Code Places:  30
     National Framework Level  8
     Award Type  Major
     Awarding Body  LYIT, under Delegated Authority from HETAC
    Is this course for you?
    If you’d like to strengthen your knowledge and experience of business and marketing following your ordinary degree, then this honours degree is the course for you. The focus at this level is at developing a much more strategic perspective on the world of business and management and understanding the interrelationships between management and other business functions.
    Learners will be required to develop an understanding of key  frameworks and theories in those areas applicable to business organisations.  On successful completion of the ordinary and honours degree programmes,  learners will have knowledge and understanding in a range of core areas relating to business and management including:
      Business operations and functional areas
    • Human Resource Management
    • Service and Operations Management
    • Supply Chain Management
    • Marketing
    • Accounting , Cost Accounting and Financial Management
      Trans functional business areas
    • Business Organisation &  Management
    • Entrepreneurship and Innovation
    • Business Information systems
    • Organisational Behaviour
    • Strategic Management
    • Managing Change
    • Decision Making Techniques
    • Business Cases
    • Project Management
      Information and Communications:
    • Learning and Communication Skills
    • Information technology
    • Personal and Professional Development
    • Business Information Systems
    • Digital Business
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirements
    Bachelor of Business (Management) degree or equivalent.
    • Applicants who are interested in taking selected modules only from this programme and/or those interested in studying this programme in a part-time mode, click Part-time Study
    What will I study?
    Year/SemesterProposed ModulesMandatory/
    No of creditsClass hours per week
     4/7  Digital Business Mandatory  10  5
     Economics for Business Decisions Mandatory  10  5
     Decision Making Techniques Mandatory  5  3
     Project Management Mandatory  5  3
     4/8  Strategic Management Mandatory  10  5
     Managing Change Mandatory  10  5
     Business Cases Mandatory  5  3
     Supply Chain Management Mandatory  5  3
    Learning Outcomes
    On successful completion of the Bachelor of Business in Management the learner will be able to:
    • Critically apply a broad and coherent knowledge of management  theories, concepts and practical principles
    • Exercise judgement to develop and recommend solutions for management tasks and problems
    • Demonstrate strategic thinking within a business setting in order to meet stakeholders interests and objectives
    • Examine legal and ethical considerations for management practices
    • Obtain, analyse and interpret data to aid the managerial decision making process
    • Operate effectively as an individual as well as a team player within a business organisation
    • Demonstrate the ability for self-directed and independent learning from completion of various applied tasks
    • Develop an ability to engage in effective communications in a variety of ways relevant to business management issues
    Follow-on courses
    • Higher Diploma in Financial Services Technologies
    • MSc in Marketing Practice
    • Masters in Business by research at LYIT
    • Masters degrees in institutes and universities at home and abroad
    • Higher Diploma in Education for qualification as a teacher.
    Career Opportunities
    Whether you decide to work for a large company with graduate training courses or a smaller, local company, the career opportunities are excellent and the roles open to you are varied and exciting with many different career directions. Here are some ideas:
    • Management trainee
    • Human Resource manager
    • Production manager
    • Project manager
    • Business executive in strategic planning
    • Operations manager
    • Secondary school Business Studies teacher – this degree is recognised by the Department of Education & Science for secondary school teaching. Graduates may also apply to teach Economics.
    • Visit www.gradireland.com for more ideas
    This course begins in September each year. How to Apply