Business Communications Certificate - Full-Time [Day]

The Programme

The QQI approved Business Communication Certificate will provide you with the key concepts of business communications and the fundamentals of marketing. You will acquire the necessary business language skills, to be able to prepare and deliver effective business presentations.

  • Duration

    One Semester

  • ECTS

    20 ECTS

  • Next Start Date

    14th January 2020

  • Accrediting Body

    Quality and Qualifications Ireland

  • Mode

    Full-time Day

  • Level

    National Framework of Qualifications Level 6

  • Assessment

    Continuous Assessment & Exam

  • Minimum English Level

    IELTS Level 6.0 or equivalent

Our degrees and certificates are awarded by the Quality and Qualifications Ireland - QQI


Programme Learning Outcomes

The Certificate in Business Communications will provide learners with:

  • the key concepts of business communications
  • the fundamentals of modern marketing
  • the business language skills to deliver effective presentations
  • the capacity to undertake valuable market research
  • the ability to apply marketing concepts to real business situations
  • the competence to develop and manage marketing plans strategically
  • the ability to communicate those plans effectively within the business environment

"Studying at GBS was a wonderful experience. The small interactive class structure enables students to learn from one another and to develop invaluable organisational, team-work and leadership skills. " 

Nicola Conneally, GBS Graduate

Programme Content 

During this semester long programme students will study two modules, both the equivalent of 10 ECTS points. Students will carry out effective market research and learn to apply marketing concepts to real business situations. 

Business Communications (10 ECTS)

  • Focus on targeting strategies and how to formulate them
  • Business writing & planning
  • Managing the product mix
  • Effective Communication

Introduction to Marketing (10 ECTS)

  • Marketing Research
  • Marketing Planning
  • Channels of Distribution
  • Brand Management  

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Course Structure and Award

This certificate will be delivered over a semester (14 weeks + exams). On completion you will receive a QQI Certificate in Business Communications at level 6 on the National Framework of Qualifications.

Academic Career & Progression Routes 

After this certificate you can progress on to a career in business management in SMEs or multinational organisations. Students who would like to further their academic career can choose to continue their studies through our Bachelor of Business degree and would be exempted from the modules completed within their certificate. 

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