Administration | Leadership | Management | Project Management | Strategy

BSc in Business Management

Gain insight into current leadership and management practices and expand your knowledge of how effective managers and great leaders think, work, lead and inspire within organisations with our MQF Level 6 Bachelor of Science in Business Management. Upon completion of the programme, students will also earn two globally recognised qualifications from Central Mediterranean Business School (CMBS) and Coventry University.

May/Oct 2024

Start Date

27 Months

Duration

MQF L6

Certification

CMBS

Course Provider

€13,500

Prerequisites

MQF/EQF level 4

Basis

Full-Time

Location

In-Person

Course Fees

€13,500

What you'll learn

The Bachelor of Science in Business Management has been strategically developed to equip learners with the necessary skills, knowledge and competencies required to successfully lead up, across, down and inward and deliver results in all directions within an organisation. Students will gain a thorough insight into how great leaders manage people, develop strategies, handle risks, take decisions and drive change within organisations.

Learners will also gain interpersonal competencies that will greatly enhance their critical thinking skills, decision-making capabilities and problem-solving abilities. This programme will also delve into the various relevant fields of business, including marketing, finance, human resource management, development and communication.

Learners will learn how to:

  • Define and critically discuss the term ‘business’ and the different types of organisations found in the business industry
  • Understand the effects of the external environment on the overall success of a business
  • Comply with employment laws and regulations when performing recruitment
  • Understand the key differences and similarities between management and leadership
  • Carry out stress management exercises when needed
  • Provide recommendations on the ways in which marketing can help an organisation reach their goals
  • Execute an effective communication plan according to the requirements of the organisation
  • Ensure the use of effective and appropriate communication methods and techniques with all stakeholders
  • Draw up simple general ledger accounts and simple journal entries
  • Collaborate with colleagues, clients or any other direct or indirect stakeholder using effective team-working skills
  • Monitor inventories and stocks of the organisational resources
  • Carry innovative change management initiatives at the workplace
  • Manage and motivate employees effectively making use of effective strategic human resource management
  • Comply with safety and security procedures set out by the organisation when managing information
  • Carry out tactical and strategic financial management decisions
  • Comply with regulations related to finance

After completing this programme, learners can pursue a Master of Business Administration (MBA).

Prerequisites

  • Hold a Diploma in a related field pegged at MQF Level 4 or equivalent OR;
  • Hold a Matriculation certificate with at least 2 A-levels & 3 Intermediate OR;
  • Be a mature student OR;
  • Hold a MATSEC certificate with Grade 5 or better in English, Maltese and Mathematics, and at least five years of experience working in a business setting

Course Modules

This module introduces learners to the basic principles of the business world. It demonstrates the different types of organisations found in the business world and highlights the different departments which are crucial to the effective management and performance of an organisation.

This module allows the learner to get acquainted with the main similarities and differences between leadership and management. Moreover, they will also be exposed to the main theories governing them allowing them to critically think about which ones are most suitable for different activities, departments and objectives of organisations.

This module introduces learners to the world of human resource and people management, whereby they will be exposed to the different activities and responsibilities of this department within organisations. This module will therefore look at processes and procedures related to managing people.

This module focuses on the main techniques and tools which a manager might implement in order to recognise, resolve and mitigate conflict in the workplace. Furthermore, it also provides learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to be able to manage stress within an organisation.

This module allows learners to understand the basic principles and concepts of marketing in organisations. It will allow them to gain an insight into the competitive environment, and conduct effective analysis of the market, segment, targeting and positioning one’s product. Furthermore, it also looks at the challenges that organisations face when it comes to effective marketing decision-making.

This module introduces learners to the basic principles included in communications management and its role in enhancing effectiveness and a positive business environment whereby all staff members are aligned towards the same goals and objectives of the organisation.

This module allows learners to delve into the basic principles which govern accounting and finance and their role in a business context. It will allow them to understand how accounting and finance and proper financial management can aid the organisation in performing better overall.

This module will allow learners to understand and further nurture their interpersonal skills which will enable them to go further successfully throughout their career. It will allow them to further their studies in management and to portray effective communication skills.

This module has been strategically designed to aid learners in understanding the fundamental role of operations management. It helps them understand its purpose within an organisation as well as outlining the fundamental skills required by an effective operations manager.

This module introduces the basic principles of managing and implementing creativity and innovation within organisations. It will equip them with enough knowledge and skills to assess and implement creative and innovative thinking when it comes to planning, implementing and monitoring strategies.

This module aims to introduce learners to the basic concepts of economics in order to implement them in the workplace in a business context.

This module introduces learners to the basic concepts of critical thinking and the main benefits and challenges of implementing such practices in the workplace. This module shall also provide a link between enhanced team performance within an organisation and the implementation of effective decision-making, critical thinking and problem-solving.

This module will allow learners to understand the process involved in effective recruitment management as part of overall human resource management.

This module has been designed to equip learners with an idea of why and how information is managed and is then used to facilitate effective decision-making.

This module equips learners with the required skills, knowledge, and competencies to be able to effectively prepare a research proposal and eventually a research project. It will allow them to learn in-depth the main methodologies implemented in data gathering, methods of analysing data, turning collected data into information and the best ways to present such findings.

This module equips learners with the required skills, knowledge, and competencies to be able to effectively prepare a research proposal and eventually a research project. It will allow them to learn in-depth the main methodologies implemented in data gathering, methods of analysing data, turning collected data into information and the best ways to present such findings.

This module allows learners to practice the knowledge and theories that they have acquired in the module ‘Research Methods’. Learners are expected to carry out an effective research project, making use of effective critical thinking, time management skills, problem-solving and effective decision making together with the appropriate and most relevant research methodologies. This module is the last step towards the learners obtaining their bachelor’s degree in Business and Management.

Course Provider

Central Mediterranean Business School (CMBS) is an education powerhouse dedicated to developing and delivering cutting-edge qualifications, offering world-class undergraduate and postgraduate education in leadership, management, organisational behaviour, coaching and mentoring, human resources, employment law, IT, healthcare, marketing, finance, transport, culture and sports. The business school was launched in late 2013 as the Academy of Business Leaders to provide professionals with unparalleled opportunities to increase their awareness of industry issues, learn the skills necessary to handle today’s changes and discover their potential, and has since helped thousands of students build up their skills and propel their studies and careers forward. CMBS is licensed as a Further and Higher Education Institution with the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority in Malta and has built working relationships with world-renowned institutions and professional bodies City & Guilds of London Institute, the Institute of Leadership & Management, Dublin City University, the Organisation for Tourism and Hospitality Management, Training Qualifications UK, Coventry University and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants.

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