This program is the foundation or bridging for the students after G.C.E. (O/L) those who aspires to get knowledge and skills in the field of Business Management. The Program mainly focusing on the development of their skills before moving into HND level and it has been designed to develop student’s capabilities in IT, Business and related areas. Business Management Acumen Program is Pearson UK assured course which is conducted by BCAS Campus.
|GCE O/L||5 Pass including Math or Equivalent|
|GCE O/L English||Minimum Credit Pass or Equivalent|
|Other||Any other equivalent Qualification / Experience|
One of the three major awarding bodies in UK, it is a vital and innovative force in education and training. Edexcel was formed in 1996 by the merger of two of the leading examination and assessment boards in the UK: the Business and Technology Council (BTEC) which offered widely recognised vocational qualifications and, the University of London Examinations and Assessment Council (ULEAC).
This amalgamation made Edexcel the first awarding body for both academic and vocational qualifications. They offer qualifications in a vast range of subjects that offer breadth and depth of knowledge and which are welcomed by universities and employers alike.
Each of their qualifications has been developed in consultation with the UK Qualifications and Curriculum Authority, and will certify you for success in the modern and changing world.
Edexcel is part of Pearson, the world’s leading learning company which has an educational heritage rooted in names like Longman, Heinemann and Prentice Hall.
Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation, offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.
Edexcel vocational qualifications include NVQ and BTEC from entry level to Higher National Diplomas. BTECs are recognised in more than 80 countries worldwide, and in 2009/10 over 1.1 million learners were registered onto a BTEC.
BTEC originally stood for the Business & Technology (formally Technician) Education Council, but as of 1996, when it merged with the University of London Examinations & Assessment Council (ULEAC) to become Edexcel, the initials ‘BTEC’ have remained a brand name for a range of respected vocational qualifications – e.g. BTEC Higher National.
People around the world, look towards BTEC from Edexcel international, when considering vocational qualifications.
Whether you want to leave college with a certified record of achievement or go on to study at university or aim for a higher position in your career, BTEC vocational qualifications will equip you with the skills you need to succeed in the ever changing work environment.
|4 MONTHS||Unit 21: Marketing||30|
|Unit 22: HR & Organizational Psychology||50|
|Unit 23: Leadership in Action||30|
|Unit 24: Business Computing||40|
|Unit 25: Business Communication||60|
Scope of Syllabus
|Marketing||Explore the concept of marketing|
|Demonstrate the ability in segmentation, targeting and positioning|
|Understand the efficiency of Marketing Mix|
|HR & Organizational Psychology||Understand the application of Employee Resourcing|
|To describe the Compensation Management, techniques of Employee Motivation and organizational attitudes|
|To Understand how people behave and learning in organizations|
|To understand the nature of group behavior, communication and Industrial Relations|
|Leadership in Action||Understand the power of vision|
|Identify the different leadership style and habits of great leaders|
|Evaluate the role of leadership in business, social enterprises and politics|
|Develop a Personal Plan of Action|
|Business Computing||MS Word|
|Internet and email Contents|
|Business Communication||Improve the usage of business jargon and terminology.|
|Present effective communication skills and public speaking skills.|
|Understand how to conduct meetings and conferences.|
Assessment/ Academic Standards and Quality
The focus of BMAC is on practical knowledge; all units are evaluated through continuous assignments and assessments such as assignments, reports, presentations, group works, debates, practical works, role plays, exams, discussion and arguments.
Tests and assignments are set up and evaluated by BCAS (approved centres of Edexcel) within the framework provided by Edexcel. It is done not only to evaluate the Academic skills of the candidates but also incorporate the necessary arrangements to evaluate the ability and achievement of the common skills areas of the students. Common skills are an integral part of Edexcel philosophy.
Assignments, tests and their assessments are audited by Edexcel’s External Standard Verifiers continuously to maintain standards.
Edexcel has a strong quality assurance system which includes Quality Audit, External Standard Verification and regular visits to the centers by UK and regional staff.
Panel of Lectures
A high-caliber, competent, and experienced panel of lecturers with several years of corporate experience ensures that our students gain maximum exposure to the inner workings of the corporate world through case studies and examples which helps build the foundation for future employability, whilst providing them with the knowledge to obtain high pass rates. Our lecturers have been well trained in latest teaching techniques and multiple assessment methodologies.
Programs and Awards
Four Diploma certificates will be awarded at the successful completion of the program.
- Diploma in Organizational Psychology
- Diploma in Marketing Essentials
- Diploma in Business Communication
- Diploma in Business Computing
The successful completion of the course helps the students to continue their higher education here or abroad with lots of confidence. Particularly at BCAS, the students may be given special consideration on HND programmes. The students can also start their career with any company or department at junior level posts such as Admin, Finance, Marketing, Human Resource Management, IT, Business Development, Logistics and etc.
Multicultural activities will be organized by Business Management Society (Association of Business Management – ABM) to focus on increasing awareness and understanding of various cultures and ethnic and racial backgrounds. ABM will be organizing festivals, concerts, forums, talent hunts and career guidance program to enhance the skills of the business management students. Volunteer and service-related activities exist to help improve the local community hence students engage in community service projects as well.
Duration and Course fee
|Duration||Full Time||Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm – 18 Months|
|Registration Fee:||Rs.6, 000.00|
|Installments:||Rs.8,000 x 3 Months|
|Edexcel Fee||Rs. 6,300.00|
Application and Further Details
All applications should be submitted to the Administrative Officer of the respective centre directly or through post/email (firstname.lastname@example.org) . You can collect the application form at the respective centre or one can be download here (www.bcas.lk)