BTEC HND in Business (HRM)


1Introduction

Introduction

1Pearson/Edexcel/BTEC

Pearson/Edexcel/BTEC

1Scope of Syllabus

Scope of Syllabus

1Panel of Lectures

Panel of Lectures

1Career Prospects

Career Prospects

1Duration and Course fee

Duration and Course fee


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Entry Requirements

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Programme Structure

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Assessment/ Academic Standards and Quality

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Programs and Awards

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Extra-Curricular Activities

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Application and Further Details

 

Introduction



Human Resource Management course focuses on attracting and developing human resources in an organization. Human Resources is considered as the backbone of an organization, now a days there are several  organizations in the tertiary sector providing variety of services, therefore this course is designed to give a proper understanding of Human Resources Management while giving a general understanding of Business Management and this program will be awarded by Pearson UK.

 

Entry Requirements




GCE O/L
5 Pass including Math or  Equivalent
GCE A/L Stream
Any stream
GCE A/L Results
2 Passes  or  Equivalent Foundation
GCE O/L English
Minimum Credit Pass or  Equivalent
GCE A/L English
Minimum Pass
Other
BCAS  B-Mac Foundation Program or Any other  equivalent  Qualification / Experience
Age
18+

 

Pearson/Edexcel/BTEC



 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.

 

Programme Structure



         

Year

Semester

Modules

GL Hours

Credits

 

 

 

 

 

1

1

21259D: Business Environment

60

15

21260D: Managing Financial Resources & Decisions

60

15

21263D: Organizations and Behaviour

60

15

21265D: Marketing Principles

60

15

       

2

21269D: Aspects of Contract & Negligence for Business

60

15

21309D: The Internet and E-Business

60

15

21302D: Managing Human Resources

60

15

21301D: Human Resource Management

60

15

         

2

3

21304D: Employee Relations

60

15

21272D: Business Decision Making

60

15

21300D: Sales Planning and Operations

60

15

21035D: Employability Skills

60

15

       

4

21273D: Business Strategy

60

15

21034D: Personal and Professional Development

60

15

21303D: Human resource development

60

15

21062D: Research Project

60

20

         

Scope of Syllabus



  

Business Environment
Understand the organisational purposes of businesses
Understand the nature of the national environment in which businesses operate
Understand the behaviour of organisations in their market environment
Be able to assess the significance of the global factors that shape national business activities
 
Managing Financial Resources & Decisions
Understand the sources of finance available to a business
Understand the implications of finance as a resource within a business
Be able to make financial decisions based on financial information
Be able to evaluate the financial performance of a business
 
Organizations and Behaviour
Understand the relationship between organisational structure and culture
Understand different approaches to management and leadership
Understand ways of using motivational theories in organisations
Understand mechanisms for developing effective teamwork in organisations
 
Marketing Principles
Understand the concept and process of marketing
Be able to use the concepts of segmentation, targeting and positioning
Understand the individual elements of the extended marketing mix
Be able to use the marketing mix in different contexts
 
Aspects of Contract & Negligence for Business
Understand the essential elements of a valid contract in a business context
Be able to apply the elements of a contract in business situations
Understand principles of liability in negligence in business activities
Be able to apply the principles of liability in negligence in business situations
 
The Internet and E-Business
Understand the scope of e-business
Understand how the internet works
Be able to use different e-business models
Be able to use good website design
 
Employee Relations
Understand the context of employee relations against a changing background
Understand the nature of industrial conflict and its resolution
Understand collective bargaining and negotiation processes
Understand the concept of employee participation and involvement
 
Human Resource Management
Understand the difference between personnel management and human resource management
Understand how to recruit employees
Understand how to reward employees in order to motivate and retain them
Know the mechanisms for the cessation of employment
Managing Human Resources
Understand the different perspectives of human resource management
Understand ways of developing flexibility within the workplace
Understand the impact of equal opportunities in the workplace
Understand approaches to human resources practices in organisations
 
Business Decision Making
Be able to use a variety of sources for the collection of data, both primary and secondary
Understand a range of techniques to analyse data effectively for business purposes 
Be able to produce information in appropriate formats for decision making in an organisational context
Be able to use software-generated information to make decisions in an organisation
 
Sales Planning and Operations
Understand the role of personal selling within the overall marketing strategy
Be able to apply the principles of the selling process to a product or service
Understand the role and objectives of sales management
Be able to plan sales activity for a product or service
 
Employability Skills
Be able to determine own responsibilities and performance
Be able to develop interpersonal and transferable skills
Understand the dynamics of working with others
Be able to develop strategies for problem solving
 
Business Strategy
Understand the process of strategic planning 
Be able to formulate a new strategy
Understand approaches to strategy evaluation and selection
Understand how to implement a chosen strategy
 
Personal and Professional Development
Understand how self-managed learning can enhance lifelong development
Be able to take responsibility for own personal and professional development
Be able to implement and continually review own personal and professional development plan
Be able to demonstrate acquired interpersonal and transferable skills
 
Research Project
Understand how to formulate a research specification
Be able to implement the research project within agreed procedures and to specification
Be able to evaluate the research outcomes
Be able to present the research outcomes
 
Human resource development
Understand learning theories and learning styles
Be able to plan and design training and development
Be able to evaluate a training event
Understand government-led skills development initiatives

Assessment/ Academic Standards and Quality



The focus of HND 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, projects built into the programme and tests for authentication of knowledge gained.
 
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



 ·         BTEC HND in Business (Human Resource Management)

Career Prospects



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 sectors or any company or any department at junior or middle level posts such as Human Resource, Administration, Accounts, Operation, Research, Procurement, Merchandising and etc.

 

Extra-Curricular Activities



 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
Part Time
Saturday and / or Sunday 8:30 am to 5:30 pm – 20 Months
Registration Fee:
Rs.12, 000.00
Course Fee:
Rs.228,500.00
Installments:
Rs.13,000 x 15 Months
Edexcel Fee
Rs. 43,500.00

 

Application and Further Details



 All applications should be submitted to the Administrative Officer of the respective centre directly or through post/email ( admissions@bcas.lk ) . You can collect the application form at the respective centre or one can be download here ( www.bcas.lk ).