Business Management QQI Level 6

Business Management

This module aims to provide the learners with knowledge and understanding of the role and function of management in the business environment, in addition to developing effective management skills.


The following will be addressed over the duration of the course

Week 1.Explore a range of organisations to include different organisation types, purpose, mission, vision and objectives and structure.

Week 2 Investigate the internal environment of an organisation to include a SWOT analysis (Strengths Weaknesses Opportunities Threats)

Week 3Analyse the impact of a range of external factors on an organisation to include a PEST analysis (Political Economic Social Technological

Week 4 Examine the need to and various ways that organisation adapt to and manage change Week 5Explore the role of management within an organisation to include planning, organising, motivating, monitoring, review and control

Week6 Evaluate a range of business management techniques and tools for planning, management control and measuring performance within a business organisation to include budgetary and non-budgetary forms of control and performance indicators

Week7 Examine the difference between management and leadership and the impact of different management and leadership styles on group and individual performance within an organisation

Week 8 Appraise the role of human resources function and the human resource tools and techniques used to recruit, select and appraise employees and resolve conflict within an organisation.

Week 9 Design a procedure for a management process within an organization

Week10. Design an appropriate workflow system for a business related task to include documentation of the process, identification of responsibilities and expected outputs.

Week 11 Compile a report on a management process to include a review and evaluation of the process

Week12 Evaluate the performance of an individual or group within an organisation to include objectives and performance indicators

Course Dates

Thursday         7th, 14, 28th February                    6.30pm-9.30pm

Thursday          7th, 14th, 21st, 28th March         6.30pm-9.30pm

Thursday          4th, 11th April                                 6.30pm-9.30pm

Thursday           2nd, 9th, 16th May                        6.30pm-9.30pm


Start Date

Thursday 7th February @ 6.30pm




Examination fee of €20 is payable for non medical card holders for certification of the course.  If you have a valid medical card you will be exempt from the examination fee but a copy of this must be emailed on application nightclasses@westportcfe.