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D-290
Business Management

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Certificates at this level are typically awarded for two years of full-time study after the leaving certificate or equivalent. Skills developed are mostly technical and vocationally specific, i.e. are focused on a specific career sector. National apprenticeships programmes are included in thhis level.

Awards at this level recognised by the National Framework of Qualifications may lead to 3rd level progression opportunities.

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Qualifications at this level prepare for occupations that involve using the skills and knowledge learned alongside existing workers in 'real world' environments.  Examples include restaurant managers, electricians, engineering technicians, legal secretaries, hairdressers, and web developers.

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The qualification looks at International business, strategic marketing, corporate finance, management of information and human resources, considering these at both macro and micro level.

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The advanced diploma has such standing that several universities accept it for direct entry to the final year of a degree course and in some instances a candidate with the relevant work background may, subject to the rules of the university, gain direct entrance to the MBA.


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D-290 - Business Management
Limerick City College

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D-290 - Business Management
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This course does not appear to accept applicants with Further Education and Training (FET) awards. Please check with the college directly - sometimes this data is not published openly, or special arrangements may be available.

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Potential job occupations:

Credit Manager, Human Resources Officer/Manager, Manager, Marketing Manager, Sales Manager.



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