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ABE Business Management Online

ABE Diplomas in Business Management Online

Successful organisations, whether large or small, are well managed. The development of management skills within an organisation is an essential part of continued business growth.

The Business Management programme is a comprehensive and detailed programme which covers the knowledge and skills required in modern business practice.

The programme will provide you with an appreciation of the theoretical issues involved in the study of business while also helping you to develop a range of practical skills which will enhance your value to employers.

ABE has developed a series of Study Guides to help students studying this programme. These Guides cover all the learning outcomes of the respective syllabuses and are essential reading for all Business Management students, and for students who are studying other ABE programmes which have units that are common to the Business Management programme. These guides are available online once you become an ABE member.

The positions below are examples of jobs currently held by ABE Business Management qualification holders. The list is not exhaustive as ABE qualifications are applicable to a wide range of vocations.

  • Level 4 Foundation Diploma in Business Management – Marketing Assistant, Administration Assistant or Accounts Assistant
  • Level 5 Diploma in Business Management – Marketing Executive, Management Trainee, or Secretary
  • Level 6 Diploma in Business Management – Marketing Manager, Office Manager, or HR Manager
View below for more information on these Diplomas
Level 4 All Compulsory units
  • Employability & Self-development

  • Dynamic Business Environments

  • Finance for Managers

  • Enterprising Organisations

Level 5 6 Compulsory units
  • Innovation & Business Performance

  • Effective Financial Management

  • Managing Stakeholder Relationships

  • Managing Agile Organisations & People

  • International Business Economics & Markets

  • Analytical Decision Making

Level 6 6 Compulsory units
  • Business Ethics and sustainability

  • Leading Strategic Change

  • Business Strategy and Decision-making

  • Advanced Project Management

  • Strategic Stakeholder Relationships

  • Developing International Markets

Level ABE Entry Requirement
Foundation Diploma Level 4 in Business Management There are no formal entry requirements as ABE has open entry for this level.  However, we recommend that persons who have no work experience should have 4 CXC CSEC passes including English.   Applicants with at least two years’ relevant work experience will be eligible to apply.  
Diploma 5 in Business Management ABE Certificate Level or Diploma Level 4 (at least 3 modules passed) OR Two 'A' Level passes OR At least 2 years work experience. A reference letter from employer(s) must accompany such applications OR Qualifications which may be accepted by ABE as being equivalent to the above
Diploma 6 in Business Management Students must successfully complete 6 modules in order to be awarded the Diploma.   Entry Requirements: Applicants should have achieved the ABE Diploma 5 or an Associate Degree or a suitable combination of qualifications and work experience.
Level Core/ Optional Module January Semester July Semester September Semester
Saturdays Evenings Saturdays Evenings Evenings
Foundation Diploma 4 Core Employability & Self Development   Yes Yes   Yes
Core Dynamic Business Environments   Yes Yes   Yes
Core Finance for Managers Yes     Yes Yes
Core Enterprising Organisations Yes     Yes Yes
Diploma 5 Core Innovation & Business Performance   Yes Yes    
Core Effective Financial Management   Yes Yes    
Optional Managing Stakeholder Relationships   Yes      
Core Managing Agile Organisations & People Yes     Yes  
Core International Business Economics & Markets Yes     Yes  
Optional Analytical Decision Making       Yes  
Diploma 6 Core Business Ethics and Sustainability   Yes      
Core Leading Strategic Change   Yes      
Core Business Strategy and Decision Making Yes        
Optional Advanced Project Management       Yes  
Optional Strategic Stakeholder Relationships          
Core Developing International Markets          

DISCLAIMER: SITAL College of Tertiary Education Ltd. reserves the right to make changes to the schedule without notice.

Level Registration Fee Examination Fee
Foundation Diploma Level 4 A new student: £45 Annual Subscription Fee: £38.50 Per exam fee: £45 Total Exam Fee: £180 (4 modules)
Diploma Level 5 A new student: £60 Annual Subscription Fee: £38.50 Per exam fee: £60 Total Exam Fee: £360 (6 modules)
Diploma Level 6 A new student: £75 Annual Subscription Fee: £38.50 Per exam fee: £60 Total Exam Fee: £300 (5 modules)