Bachelor of Business (Hons) in International Business [January 2019]

Dorset College (PG21011)
Key Programme Details
Award

Bachelor of Business (Honours)

NFQ Level

8 About NFQ

Delivery Method

Mixed, Classroom - Evening

Mode

Part Time

ECTS Credits

60

Skills Area

Business, Administration and Law

General Information
Contact

Cathal Kearney

Email

cathal.kearney@dorset-college.ie

Phone

01-8309677

Address

Dorset College
8 Belvedere Place
Dublin 1

Role

Business Development Manager

Important Dates
Application Deadline

14/01/2019

Start Date

14/01/2019

End Date

30/08/2019

About this Course

If you are interested in global business and management and want an internationally recognised business qualification and the potential to progress to take Masters course and also a great career then this course is for you.

This is a one-year part-time challenging honours business programme that will give you a global focus and expose you to key ideas and new thinking that is essential for enterprises that trade internationally.

The Bachelor of Business in International Business has an external focus where Learners are exposed to key knowledge and skills that are essential for enterprises that trade or seek to trade internationally.

Graduates will have the global business know-how, the critical and analytical thinking, the creativity and innovation, the cultural awareness capability and the cross sectorial-skills and talent to support forward thinking businesses.

If you have any questions please email cathal.kearney@dorset-college.ie

Objectives

The programme provides a mix of modules designed to enhance the skills and knowledge of graduates so as to enable them to be competent and prepared for employment at entry and middle ranks of business and management within various industrial, commercial and service settings.

Key modules in the course include:
Personal and Professional Development
Doing Business in Global Markets
Project Management
International Strategic Management
Marketing and Sales Management
International Financial Management
International Human Resource Management
Corporate Governance & Ethics
Business Research Methodology

Entry Requirements

Those eligible for entry onto the course are required to have a level 7 business qualification or equivalent or a level 8 qualification with relevant experience in any other discipline or equivalent.

The programme seeks to facilitate entry to all those with approved prior experiential learning i.e. knowledge and skills acquired through life, work experience and study not formally attested through formal certification as per QQI Policy on Prior Experiential Learning

Long Description

Despite the advantages of embracing globalisation and the risks of not doing so many businesses remain focused on their national markets. The main reported reasons are a lack of financial resources but most of all lack of skills or skilled human capital to tackle internationalisation.

This course addresses the lack of skilled human capital and provides the Learner with life and business skills supported by a work placement experience that will position the Learner to gain employment or enhance their promotional prospects in indigenous or export-oriented organisations.

The Bachelor of Business in International Business has an external focus where Learners are exposed to key knowledge and skills that are essential for enterprises that trade or seek to trade internationally.

Graduates will have the global business know-how, the critical and analytical thinking, the creativity and innovation, the cultural awareness capability and the cross sectorial-skills and talent to support ex

Career Opportunities

This course assists graduates to enhance their capabilities to deal with complex globalisation issues, armed with an array of core skills, understanding and knowledge that will support the competitive advantage and internationalisation drive of many organisations.

Graduates from this course have progressed to master degrees and found employment in local companies as well as international organisations and in the public sector.

Dorset College prides itself on its open and inclusive atmosphere and on the academic and pastoral supports it provides to all its students. Furthermore the College has a number of specific initiatives available to Springboard students to maximise their job readiness upon graduation.

Access to a dedicated Springboard Employer Liaison Officer for one-to-one meetings, where career option assessment, mock interviews, CV preparation and cover letter advice are all offered. Jobseekers workshops will be available to each Springboard class group. These workshops will cover career planning, interview preparation and skills, networking, the use of Social Media, CV preparation, cover letter writing, etc.

Dorset College will offer free advertisements to prospective employers and these advertisements will be forwarded to Springboard Learners who can access from computers available in college as well as their own smartphones.

Our dedicated Springboard Employer Liaison Officer will offer specific career advice as s/he will be in regular contact through e-mail with Springboard students advertising any upcoming events/vacancies especially relevant to this cohort of students.

Timetable Info

Monday and Wednesday evenings from 6.15pm to 9.30pm and every second Saturday from 9am to 4pm (Subject to Change)

Delivery Location

Dorset College, 8 Belvedere Place, Dublin 1

Delivery Notes

Blended

Admissions Contact Details
Instructor

Cathal Kearney

Address

Dorset College
8 Belvedere Place
Dublin 1

Phone

01-8309677

Application Procedures

All applicants must apply online.

Please apply through www.springboardcourses.ie

You will need to register on the site to create a Username and Password and then make an application.

The web link to this course is:

https://springboardcourses.ie/details/6044