• » 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 QQI
    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
    • Personal and Professional Development
    • Business Information Systems
    • Digital Business
    Minimum Academic Entry Requirements
    Bachelor of Business (Management) degree or equivalent.
    What will I study?
    Year/SemesterProposed ModulesMandatory/
    No of creditsClass hours per week
     1/1  Digital Business Mandatory  10  5
     The Macroeconomic Environment Mandatory  5  3
     Applied Quantitative Methods  Mandatory  5  3
     Supply Chain Management Mandatory  10  5
     1/2  Strategic Management Mandatory  10  5
     Organisational Change Mandatory  10  5
     Business Cases Mandatory  5  3
     Decision Making Techniques Mandatory  5  3
    Learning Outcomes
    On successful completion of the Bachelor of Business in Management the learner will be able to:
    • Describe theory, concepts and methods pertaining to Management Science and related fields
    • Explain good practice in managerial approaches, tools and techniques
    • Demonstrate mastery of a complex and specialised area of skills and tools in the area of Management Science to conduct closely guided research, professional or advanced technical activities
    • Exercise appropriate judgement in a number of complex planning, design, technical and/or management functions related to products, services, operations or processes, including resourcing
    • Use advanced skills to conduct research, or advanced technical or professional activity, accepting accountability for all related decision making; transfer and apply diagnostic and creative skills in a range of business/organisational context
    • Work as an effective and valuable team member both in a leadership and team member role
    • Learn to act in variable and unfamiliar learning contexts; learn to manage learning tasks independently, professionally and ethically
    • Express a comprehensive, internalised, personal world view, manifesting solidarity with others
    Follow-on courses
    • MSc in Management Practice
    • MSc in Marketing Practice
    • Higher Diploma in Finance and Technology at LYIT
    • 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.
    • Visit www.gradireland.com for more ideas
    This course begins in September each year. How to Apply