Business Communications Certificate - Part-Time [Evening]

The Programme

The Certificate in Business Communications will provide you with the fundamental business communications skills which are essential for effective communication in a business environment. It will enable you to confidentially communication with your business peers and managers and positively put forth your ideas and solutions. In addition to this, you will learn the fundamentals of marketing which you can use in any business sector.

  • Duration

    One Semester

  • Next Start Date

    14th January 2020

  • Mode

    Part-time Evening

  • Assessment

    Continuous Assessment & Exam

  • Assessment

    20 ECTS

  • Accrediting Body

    Quality and Qualifications Ireland

  • Level

    National Framework of Qualifications Level 6

  • 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 knowledge and skills required for effective communication in business environments
  • The ability and language needed to deliver a presentation to peers and management
  • Learn the fundamentals of modern marketing and apply these marketing concepts to real world scenarios
  • Create a marketing plan that can be used strategically  within any business sector
  • Require the skills to carry out effect market research which can be used to create value for an organisation

"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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