Management Development (Level 3)

£465.00

Course Code EDOCBMBM22

Course Overview

A distance learning course is the ideal way to gain a Level 3 Diploma in Management Development. Whether you're looking to go on to further education, improve your job prospects or expand your knowledge, distance learning Diploma in Management Development is a flexible and convenient course, which allows you to comprehensively prepare for an exam or career through home study. What's more, because the distance learning Level 3 Diploma in Management Development course is a fully comprehensive course, no prior knowledge is required.

The use of consultants and specialists is a growing field as it is more cost efficient to bring expert support into a business or organisation. This Quality Assured Level 3 Diploma course aims to cover the "soft skills" of management which are increasingly seen as essential to lead effective teams. The theory of learning and learning styles to support staff development is covered so that learning is built on historically developed foundations. It should be useful not only for recently appointed or aspiring managers, but also for those who wish to refresh their knowledge and understanding as part of their CPD. The standard equates to a Level 5 in similar qualifications.

The Modules build on the premise that people are usually promoted for their technical competence and evidence of good interpersonal skills. It is often assumed that they will know how to develop themselves and others, and how to manage difficult people. A good deal of time and pain can be avoided if managers can raise fairly quickly their awareness of how to handle these aspects.

Key Skills Developed:

  • Management "soft skills" 
  • Motivating
  • Effective communication
  • Teamwork
  • Effective delegation

 

What Could I Do After Taking This Management Development Course?

With relevant Experience and Qualification, you could go on to become a Management Consultant. As a management consultant, you would help businesses and organisations to solve problems, improve efficiency and manage changes to the way they work. If you're good at analysing and solving problems, and have number and IT skills, this job could suit you well.

You will also need excellent communication skills, the ability to work with people at all levels and confidence in giving presentations.

Fully qualified management consultants can earn from £25,000 a year.

*Source : National Careers Service

On completion of the Level 3 in Management Studies course, learners can go on to study further in areas such as:

 

Course Features

Your Management Development (Level 3) Course:

    The use of consultants and specialists is a growing field as it is more cost efficient to bring expert support into a business or organisation. This course builds on the premise that people are usually promoted for their technical competence and evidence of good interpersonal skills.

    The theory of learning and learning styles to support staff development is covered so that learning is built on historically developed foundations. Different management "soft skills” e.g. motivating, effective communication, teamwork and effective delegation are discussed in depth.

Study Time

Study Hours are an approximate figure and are dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each lesson there is a question paper that needs to be completed and returned to your tutor. You should allow at least 1 - 2 hours of study to complete each question paper.

The approximate amount of time required to complete the Management Development (Level 3) course is: 200 Hours

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Key Topics

The Level 3 Management Development course is divided into ten modules:

  • Module 1: The manager as a coach or mentor
  • Module 2: The manager's role in training and development
  • Module 3: Motivation in the workplace – theory and practice
  • Module 4: Management styles including situational leadership
  • Module 5: Effective communication – understanding the communication process
  • Module 6: Performance Management – Informal and Formal, including Appraisals
  • Module 7: Developing individuals into an effective team – the art of delegation
  • Module 8: Essentials of Conflict Management
  • Module 9: Design and Delivery of Staff Development Activities
  • Module 10: The Personal Development Plan
Assessments

When you have completed the programme, your tutor needs to verify that you have worked through all parts of any Workbooks, Activities and Exercises successfully.

100% of the final mark is made up of an online multiple choice exam.

Upon verification of the activities, exercises and assignments, you will be awarded your diploma by ABC Awards as confirmation that your written work has met all of the learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the programme.

Entry Requirements
Min 16 Years

All students must be 16 years of age and above.

Level 3 Diploma courses require a minimum prior learning to GCSE standard in order that students can manage their studies and the assumed knowledge within course content.

This course is openly available to anyone wishing to learn more about Management Development and would like to take part in a highly rewarding home study course. We believe that everyone should have the opportunity to expand their knowledge and study further, so we try to keep our entry requirements to a minimum. You have the freedom to start the course at any time and continue your studies at your own pace for a period of up to 12 months from initial registration with full tutor support.

Home Study Support

You will be provided with online comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study. You will have your own personal tutor helping you with your course work and with any questions you may have. Plus you can contact our Student Advisors by email or phone for all the practical advice you may need – so we really are with you 100%.

What's more, you'll have access to the online student portal, where you can interact with other students, browse our resource library and manage your account.

Home Study Resources

You will be provided with comprehensive materials designed to provide you with everything required to complete your course of study.Your course fee covers all textbooks, study folders, and/or online learning aids designed for distance learning.

This Level 3 Management Development Course pack includes the Student Handbook with all relevant information that you would need to successfully complete the course.

Qualification

Level 3 Diploma in Management Development

This course is Quality Assured by the Quality Licence Scheme

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards Quality Licence Scheme. This means that the provider has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet certain quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to an Ofqual regulated qualification but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills towards regulated qualifications in the future.

The unit summary can be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this sector. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 3 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner.

The course itself has been designed by Oxford Learning to meet specific learners' and/or employers' requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met. A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

Possible Career Path

Management Consultant
As a management consultant you would use your business skills to help organisations solve problems, improve efficiency and manage change. Companies might bring inmanagement consultants to provide particular knowledge or skills that they lack,offer a fresh viewpoint on a problem, or even help save a struggling business. You might help your clients with a wide range of business areas, for example: planning and strategy finance improving productivity and processes marketing personnel IT. Although projects could vary depending on the type of business you were helping, your job would generally involve: meeting clients to discuss their needs carrying out research to gain an understanding of the client's business interviewing the client's managers, staff and customers collecting and analysing data, and preparing reports identifying and investigating issues, and planning how to tackle them outlining current procedures, to highlight any inefficiencies creating computer models to test possible business solutions presenting recommendations to the client agreeing a course of action with the client providing any support the client might need to put the plan into practice, such as staff training. Projects may run from one day to several years, depending on the needs of your client.

Find out more about the Job Role for Management Consultant Role.

Another possible career path is that of a Project Manager

What's Included

Our online courses are fully digitised so you can study on any smart device. Your learning programme is completely flexible so you can study at a pace that suits you. All our content is broken down into bite size chunks to make your learning more manageable and effective. Your course of study is broken down into units and sections, each of which contains lessons, activities and test papers. Courses are delivered on our Digital Learning Environment allowing you to study from anywhere on any smart device as long as you have access to the Internet. The course concludes by preparing you for examination using past papers in your chosen subject.

As a student, your course fee covers everything you will need to successfully complete the Level 3 Management Development home study course and earn your award:

  • Online study materials to enable the student to successfully complete the course.
  • Completion Certificate
  • Tutor marked assessments (TMAs)
  • Access to the online student portal (Student Chat, Forums and Online Support Resources)
  • NUS Extra Card (discounted membership)
  • One year educational support by e-mail.
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12 MONTH COURSE INSURANCE :

Reordering a course pack, if you have damaged yours, can be costly. You can usually expect to pay a huge price for a copy. The 12 month insurance Cover will meet the cost for you if your pack was damaged. We will send out another Course Pack at no extra cost if you send us a proof of the damaged course.

See the details of '12 Month Course Insurance '.

LEARNING FOR LIFE:

We support our students even after they have graduated from the college. Learning for Life Services include:

  • 1. Academic Reference: We are often asked to provide references for students by employers or colleges and universities. The aims of an academic reference are to confirm facts (confirm accuracy of statements made in any application) and to provide relevant opinion on the candidate's aptitude and ability.

  • 2. CV Refresh Service: When you successfully complete your course you will be entitled to our CV refresh service. We will update your current CV to ensure that your new skills and achievements are presented to the highest standard. We will also add your CV to databank of our sister company www.twindo.co.uk

  • 3. 25% off Courses: *(This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other offers)

    For all students who successfully complete their course, you will be entitled to 25% off any future courses through eDistance Learning or it's partners.

    Furthermore this offer will be extended to your family and friends.

  • See details on 'Learning for Life'

Further Information
Award Level: Level 3 Diploma

Awarding Body: ABC Awards (www.abcawards.co.uk)

Format: Online / Paper

If your course is being delivered online, please ensure you meet the minimum requirements below.

For Windows:
Windows 98, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

For Macintosh:
Mac OS X, Mac OS 9.2 - Acrobat Reader 4.0 and above

From time to time we may enrol our students with our partner sites; this is dependent on the number of students enrolling on a particular course and course material availability. If this happens, nothing changes for you other than the name of the college administering your course. We will continue to be your point of contact; you will get the exact same course you have enrolled on with the same high level of quality content and support.

This course can be enrolled upon by students internationally. There are no deadlines for enrolments.

WHAT TO DO NOW?

Step One: It's simple - all you need to do now is choose whether you want to pay in instalments or in full and then click on the relevant enrolment button at the top of this page.

Step Two: Once you have selected your payment option to enrol you will be redirected (this can take a few seconds) to our PayPal payment page for you to select your payment method and complete your enrolment.

Step Three: Within 7 days (normally 48 hours) your enrolment papers and course materials will be with you. A tutor and a dedicated support advisor will also be allocated to you.

That's it..... Thanks and wishing you the best of luck with your studies.

Professional Membership

About ABC Awards

ABC Awards is a leading national Awarding Organisation, regulated by Ofqual, and the Welsh Government for their qualifications on the national framework i.e. the Qualifications and Curriculum Framework (QCF). It has a long-established reputation for developing and awarding high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries.

As a registered charity, ABC Awards combines 180 years of examination and assessment expertise but also implements a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers They are committed to developing qualifications, which help learners and organisations, by cultivating the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment and skills for life.They work with over 600 centers nationally and many tens of thousands of learners achieve an ABC Awards’ qualification each year.

FAQ's

What is the difference between Level 3 Diploma and an A Level?

Our Level 3 Diplomas have been specifically written for us by qualified distance learning course writers who are qualified to at least Level 5 or above. The Level 3 Diplomas are 1 year courses comprising 10 modules followed by an online examination. The course is pitched at Level 3 so is the equivalent level of study as an A Level. On successful completion of the exam, an Oxford College Diploma certificate is issued.

An A Level is a 2 year course that follows a specific syllabus provided by the corresponding examining body such as Edexcel, AQA and OCR. The A Level carries UCAS points depending on the grade achieved. The A Level is on Level 3 of the National Qualifications Network. A Levels are assessed by exams which have to be attended in person. A Level certificates are provided by the examining boards.

How is the course accredited?

The Level 3 Diplomas are accredited by ABC Awards. Our Diplomas do not carry UCAS points. Many of our Diplomas are approved by the CMA (Complementary Medical Association) where students can register as a practitioner and receive advice on setting up a practice and getting the correct insurance.

How is the course assessed and examined?

All Level 3 Diplomas are assessed by online examination at the end of the course. The online exam must be taken within the 1 year time limit of the course. The exam consists of 50 multiple choice questions. When you are completely ready to take the exam, please contact us for an authorisation code for one-time access to your exam. We recommend that students also complete all SAPs (Self Assessment Preparation assignments) at the end of each unit to ensure full knowledge has been gained prior to the exam.

Can I re-sit the exam if I fail?

You can take an online exam re-sit within 3 months of taking the exam, or before the end of your course, whichever is sooner. There is a £150 charge to re-sit the exam.

What is the duration of the course?

Our Level 3 Diplomas last for 1 year from the date of enrolment. All studies and the online exam must be completed within the 1 year time frame.

Can I extend the course if I don’t finish in time?

We do offer a course extension programme where Level 3 Diploma courses can be extended for £75 per month for up to 3 months. The extension period starts from the expiry date of the course.

Can I get into university with a Level 3 Diploma?

Most universities require UCAS points to gain entry. Some universities accept Level 3 Diplomas in place of A Levels. We urge you to check the entry requirements of your chosen college/university/employer before enrolling on a course with us.

When will I receive my course?

If you have paid in full and opted for the Online version, the course access will be emailed to you within 48 hours. The paper version will take 3 weeks after you have received the online version and are happy with the course contents.

For students, who choose to pay in instalments - you are required to complete the necessary agreement before the course is emailed to you.

Will I get a certificate on completion of my course?

You will receive a certificate from the College. A digital version is included in the price and will be emailed to you within 5 days of taking your online exam.

Should you require an embossed hard copy of your certificate to be sent to you by Special Delivery post, you can order this separately after taking your exam.

How do I contact my tutor and submit assignments?

All our tutors are working professionals in their chosen fields and prefer to be contacted by email. In this way they can record your questions and progress.

Will my tutor answer my support requests quickly?

Yes, all tutors aim to give you feedback on your assignments within 10 working days. However, you do not usually have to wait this length of time.

Are there any exams?

Most of our courses are designed to be completed through assessments so you are not required to take exams except for A Levels and some Bookkeeping courses. However, as mentioned elsewhere, the arrangement for a centre at which to sit your exams is for you to make.

How does distance learning work?

To ensure studying is flexible and convenient, most of our courses are divided into sections. You work through each section at your own pace and time. Once completed, send the test paper back to your personal tutor for marking. You will then move onto the next section once successfully completing the previous section. The support period is dependent on the type of course you choose; our minimum support period is one year.

When can I start the course?

The answer is simple, when YOU want; you can start the course at any time we do not have any set enrolment dates. Most of our courses don’t require any previous experience or qualifications. All you need is a desire and motivation to succeed. You can even start right now - call and speak to one of our Professional Course Advisors.

How long do the courses take?

This is dependent upon your choice of course and how fast you want to learn. A full breakdown of the course is available in your course literature. We do provide estimated number of study hours; ask our course advisors for details.

I want to buy a course that is not on the course list. What do I do?

Our website has an excellent list of the most popular courses on the market. However, we do have access to a more in-depth portfolio should you not find the course you are looking for. You can call our course advisors and discuss the course you are interested in.

Do the courses have tutorial support?

Yes, You will be allocated an experienced tutor who will guide you through the course, mark your assignments and generally help you with any problems you may have. Your tutors can be contacted via email and post. Please note that some of the courses do not have tutor support. Please check the course literature for details

Is the course work done online or sent via the internet?

Most of our courses are available in both Online & Paper formats. You can choose the way your want to study and submit your course work

Is there a time limit or any deadlines?

We do like you to complete the course within the tutor support period but we can extend this for a small charge (currently £65). If you follow the recommended study hours, this will give you a good guide to complete the course withim the specified time period.

I wish to cancel my course. How do I do this?

If you have decided that this is not the right type of course for you you may cancel your course, in writing, within the first seven days of having received it. You then need to return your materials to the address printed on the course pack. This is at your own expense and we would advise that you return the materials by a traceable service, as this is your responsibility until we receive the materials. Once we have received the materials, in good condition, we will organise a refund cheque to be sent to you. Please note that an admin fee will apply. If you required your materials to be delivered abroad, the additional postage charge will not be refunded.

Do I have to buy any other materials?

Our comprehensive course materials are designed to be self-contained with all the relevant information you require to complete the course and gain the relevant certification. However some of our students undertake additional reading via relevant textbooks/study guides and/or the Internet to add value to their studies.

I’m not sure of what course I should take? Can you help?

Yes we can, it is important that you pursue a course which you will enjoy. Although we cannot make this decision for you, we employ a team of dedicated Professional Course Advisors, who will guide you towards making the right choice. Whether you want specific information, or just a chat about what’s available, contact us now.

Why choose eDistance Learning?

The breadth and depth of our portfolio of courses means that we will have a course to interest you. We are committed to your success, and offer advice and support through every step of the process. We have a dedicated team of Professional Course Advisors that can give you access to career and recruitment advice, whilst offering excellent value and quality courses.

Please contact us if you have not found the answer you are looking for.

Course Outline

How is the course structured?

The Level 3 Management Development course is divided into ten comprehensive modules:

Module 1: The manager as a coach or mentor
This Module aims to encourage managers to "think laterally" and to view their roles from a more reflective angle, to appreciate the value of developing a "coaching approach" in their daily work. Coaching is considered at all levels, from adoption of practical coaching techniques e.g. the "GROW model", or "removing self-limiting beliefs" to the implementation and evaluation of various organisation-wide coaching strategies and programmes.

The main elements are:

- Definitions of coaching, mentoring and counselling
- Principles of coaching and mentoring
- Detailed examples of practical coaching and mentoring techniques, which may be used by managers who are not formally trained as coaches
- Discussion of the introduction, operation and evaluation of coaching and mentoring systems in an organisation

Module 2: The manager's role in training and development
This Module aims to familiarise managers with the case for the development of "the learning organisation". It provides the background knowledge and understanding needed for a proactive approach to staff development.

The main elements are:

- The implications of establishing a "learning organisation"
- The applications of learning theories ("cognitive, behavioural, constructivist and social") and preferred learning styles (Kolb, with Honey & Mumford) to the workplace
- The importance of the "training cycle", including Training Needs Analysis
- Factors to consider in the choice of training and development available, including discussion of "off-site" versus "in house" training, and the pros and cons of distance learning, including via the Internet; the importance of blended learning is explored
- A framework for maintaining current knowledge of Government initiatives to promote training
- Principles of evaluation as part of the training cycle
- Conclusions on the importance of a working knowledge of training, learning and development issues for a line manager

Module 3: Motivation in the workplace – theory and practice
This Module aims to clarify aspects of motivation theory which are relevant to a manager's role. The underlying purpose is to establish a sound basis on which to study Modules 6-8, which focus on performance management, building of teams, delegation and conflict management, none of which can be achieved with people who lack motivation.

The main elements are:

- Definitions of motivation and why it matters in the workplace
- Analysis of what determines motivation, covering both "intrinsic" personality factors, and "extrinsic" working conditions
- Exploration of some well-known theories of motivation: "instrumental, content and process" models, with a consideration of their relevance to working in organisations (e.g. McGregor, Herzberg, Vroom, Latham & Locke, and Adams)
- Discussion with practical examples of how managers can motivate people

Module 4: Management styles including situational leadership
This Module aims to clarify the difference between management and leadership, and uses a range of theories to give insights on a variety of commonly observed management styles. The underlying purpose is to encourage reflection on one's own approach to management and how this affects others. The Module supplies an informed basis for developing an appropriate style in the "soft" management skills covered in more detail in the rest of the course, and required to communicate effectively with others over their personal development plans

The main elements are:

- Definitions of management and leadership
- Exploration and evaluation of recent theories on management styles (e.g. Tannenbaum & Schmidt, Blake & Mouton, Adair, Katz, Bennis, Pedler, Burgoyne & Boydell), including Hersey and Blanchard's "situational leadership" which advocates adapting one's style to suit the experience and development stage of each individual; the growing interest in "Emotional Intelligence" (Goleman) is also outlined
- Reflections on the development of management styles and practical application of widely accepted theories

Module 5: Effective communication – understanding the communication process
This Module aims to establish the fundamental importance of effective communication for successful management. It focuses on the complexities of the communication process, analysing the benefits and pitfalls of the various methods and channels of communication in common use in the workplace. Practical aspects cover e.g. the avoidance of jargon (with examples), advice on managing meetings, report-writing techniques, interpreting and presenting data without distortion, and effective use of emails. The meaning and implications of non-verbal communication and body language are also considered, with examples. The Module encourages the development of sound strategies and practical approaches for communicating with both internal (other staff) and external customers.

The main elements are:

- A justification of the key importance of effective communication
- Theories of communication
- Good practice in the main channels of communication: "hard copy" written, electronic and verbal
- Discussion of the development of effective communication strategies and policies

Module 6: Performance Management – Informal and Formal, including Appraisals
The Module sets out to bring managers up to speed with the complex issue of performance management, to build the confidence and insight both to manage appraisals, and to encourage the broad development of individuals. The main part of this Module is a lengthy discussion of performance management, broken down into sub-sections as listed below.

The main elements are:

- Definitions, development over time and impact of performance management, including appraisals
- Formal versus informal performance management
- The difference between performance appraisal and performance management
- Reasons why appraisals often unpopular with both appraisers and appraisees
- The link between performance management and motivation
- Discussion of performance management and reward systems, including separating performance management from reward
- Focus on performance-related pay (PRP)
- The role of 360-degree feedback in performance management

Further sections cover:

- Exploration of approaches to performance management in practice
- Giving and receiving feedback

Module 7: Developing individuals into an effective team – the art of delegation
This Module attempts a "fresh take" on what is in danger of becoming a hackneyed topic for managers. An understanding of team development and roles is justified as assisting the establishment of "High Performing Teams". Teamwork is linked to the principles and practical steps required for effective delegation, which is seen as essential to efficient use of people as a resource, and effective management to achieve objectives.

The main elements are:

- Teams – types and definitions, including the growing importance of "matrix", "self-managed" and "virtual" teams
- Theories of team development (Tuckman) and their application: the importance of "storming" and pitfalls of "groupthink"; the value of identifying "team role preferences" (Belbin), and the implications of this
- Techniques for team development
- The role of delegation in team development

Module 8: Essentials of Conflict Management
Working on the basis that communication lies at the heart of management, this Module presents conflict as "communication which has gone wrong", and focuses on an analysis of why conflict occurs, how to recognise it, and why it is so costly. The Module provides practical advice on how to minimise conflict, and hopefully avert it in the first place e.g. through the use of negotiation theory, which is outlined in brief. The importance of raising self awareness to understand conflict situations e.g. how one appears to others, is covered with reference to e.g. Johari windows.

The main elements are:

- Definition, causes and symptoms of conflict
- "Constructive conflict"
- Effects and implications of conflict
- Disciplinary cases and grievances: cost and management issues
- Underlying theories of conflict management e.g. Thomas Kilmann Model (TKI)
- Management of change as a potential source of conflict
- General guidelines for preventing conflict
- Managing "difficult people"
- Building self-awareness
- Developing negotiation skills
- Management of performance issues which could lead to conflict
- Managing conflict in teams
- The Strength Deployment Indicator® - The SDI®

Module 9: Design and Delivery of Staff Development Activities
This practical Module builds on the theory and analysis produced in Module 2 to provide systematic advice on how to plan, design and deliver training, including formal presentations, interactive workshops, facilitation and production of online learning materials. It is based on the view that managers need to have a working knowledge of this, to take a proactive part in cost-effective and relevant staff development, and to be in a strong position to evaluate training provided externally, by the Training Department or themselves.

The main elements are:

- Choosing the best approach to the delivery of learning
- Planning, design and delivery of training – practical skills
- Practical advice on the use of a variety of visual aids in staff development, including use of PowerPoint and flip charts, good design of slides, tips for effective presentations, and guidelines for interactive sessions, using a facilitative approach
- Evaluation of staff development activities

Module 10: The Personal Development Plan
This practical Module sets out to raise awareness of the importance of the Personal Development Plan (PDP) not only to support the performance management system but also for the general growth of the individual, including realising one's potential, enabling future progression, and improvement of the work-life balance. It provides a working knowledge of how to follow the cyclical process of personal development planning, starting with S-SMART development goals, and including the construction of a "personal profile", with the use of a variety of techniques to evaluate an individual's development needs e.g. use of competence indicators, and various readily available psychometric tests such as Honey & Mumford's Learning Styles, or Personality Type Indicators e.g. the MBTI®. The Module also encourages managers to make the time to foster their own development. It stimulates reflection on the previous Modules, which provide a foundation of so-called soft skills on which to develop oneself further.

The main elements are:

- Definitions and context of personal development plans
- Principles of personal development planning Identifying your current level of personal development

Course Fees

Our aim is to provide you with the best deal available, therefore any registration fee, certification fee and full tutor support is included in the course price for you. The enrolment fee for the Level 3 Diploma in Management Development home study course is £581.25, though for a limited time we are offering you the opportunity to pay only £465 which is a 20% discount if you enrol online and pay in full.

You can also opt for our Easy Payment Plan and enrol online today by paying a deposit of £116.25 and then 4 equal payments of £116.25 per month. The first instalment is paid about a month after you receive your course.

Online Version

With online based study you can access the course online. You can then review them in your own time and complete the assignments which you are required to submit to your personal tutor for marking and feedback.

PAYMENT METHOD DEPOSIT INSTALMENTS MONTHLY PAYMENTS Price  
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PAY IN INSTALMENTS* £116.25 £116.25 4 £581.25

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With online & paper based study we post out the course materials to you and you can also access the course online. You can then review them in your own time and complete the assignments which you are required to submit to your personal tutor for marking and feedback.

PAYMENT METHOD DEPOSIT INSTALMENTS MONTHLY PAYMENTS Price  
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PAY IN INSTALMENTS* £181.25 £116.25 4 £646.25

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    We are always happy to hear from you, call, email, fax, live chat or complete an online form. We have a strict SLA to respond to an enquiry within 4 working hours.

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    Information regarding accepted payment types, terms of payment, delivery times and any associated charges.

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    Your privacy is important to us so we have set out a detailed charter on customer privacy and how we handle your data and how we protect it.

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    We always encourage our customers to review our terms and conditions before enroling on a course. This is to protect you as well as to ensure there is a clear understanding of our agreement with you.

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    What a great idea for a business incentive or just as a present - do you know someone who could benefit with enroling on a distance learning course?

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    Once you have signed up for your course, we will send you your student enrolment number, which will then allow you to sign up to the student portal to access tutor support, forums, study guides and meet and chat to other students.

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    We understand the importance of having the right qualifications that will allow you to advance your career. This is the standard that an employer will benchmark your success upon. view our nationally recognised qualifications.

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    Visit this section to get answers to the most commonly asked questions, if you can't find the answer to a questions - please do get in touch. You'll frequently asked questions relating to this course in the course features section above.

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Home Study Experts

Home Study Experts

If you would like to talk to us about your choice of course please don't hesitate to contact one of our team of Course Advisors to discuss your options.

Complete the enquiry form opposite with the details of the course you are interested in and a specialist advisor in your chosen subject will call you back at your requested time.

Alternatively, talk to a Course Advisor through our Live Chat facility to the right hand side of this page, you can call us on local rate 0844 357 1110 or call us free on Skype. 8.00am-8.00pm seven days a week.

If you are calling from outside the UK, please call 0044 705 006 2221, use Live Chat or complete the enquiry form and we will call you back.

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Easy Payment Plan

Are you looking to spread the cost of your course? Pay a deposit online and then spread the balance over four monthly payments.

We aim to make it as easy as possible for you to get started on your chosen course. Simply download the instalment agreement below, complete in full and return the signed agreement to accept the terms and conditions as set out here. Upon receipt of this agreement we will dispatch your course materials, tutor contact details, study guide and student portal login information within 48 hours.

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Business Customers

Business Customers

Home Study Expert delivers high-quality online and paper based distance learning training services. Transform the skills of your employees and improve business performance and profitability.

Discover the benefits of learning with eDistance Learning and see how we can help your company. Call 0844 357 1110 or fill in the contact form below.

Once we understand what your business needs are, we can offer you expert training and funding advice. The helpline is open from 8am to 8pm, everyday.

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Price Match

Price Match

When you enrol with us we want you to know you're getting the best course with the most comprehensive support structure at the best price. We're proud to offer you our Price Match Guarantee.

It's simple. We're so confident that we're offering you a fantastic deal - we'll refund the difference if you find the exact same course on any other UK website within 7 days of your purchase.

To request a price match refund, please fill out the form below including: the name of the website where the product is cheaper, your full name, telephone number and email if available. You will receive an automated acknowledgment of your request, and we will review the details and reply to you via email within three business days.

Upon our acceptance of your refund request, please allow 14 days for delivery of your refund which will be credited as a second transaction on your credit or debit card. The time taken for the refund to appear on your credit or debit card statement varies so the amount may not show on your next statement.

Please note: to avoid potential abuse and to enable us to honour our price-match refund guarantee to genuine customers, the acceptance of all refund requests is ultimately at the discretion of Home Study Expert, who will at all times act reasonably and in good faith.

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Course Code
EDOCBMBM22
Award Level Level 3 Diploma
Format Online / Paper
Study Time 200 Hours
Entry Requirements Min 16 Years
£581.25 £465.00
£465.00 deposit + 4 monthly payments of £116.25 £87.19 £87.19 £116.25
Ex Tax: £465.00

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