Graduate Diploma in Business Innovation Management

Pearson Education Limited

Subject area

Business Management

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Entry requirements

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Centres should review potential learners' prior qualifications and experience, considering whether this profile shows that they have the potential to achieve the qualification.

This qualification is suitable for learners aged 18 and above. Centres must give due regard to Pearson's policies that apply to the fair and equal recruitment of learners to all Pearson qualifications.

Full-time learners
Qualification requirement (one of the following):
* Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma (UK Level 5) OR
* New Zealand Diploma (NZQF Level 6) OR
* European equivalent at EQF Level 5 (120 ECTS) OR
* International equivalent at UK Level 5 (240 UK credits).
Part-time learners
Qualification or experience requirement (one of the following):
* Pearson BTEC Higher National Diploma (UK Level 5) OR
* New Zealand Diploma (NZQF Level 6) OR
* European equivalent at EQF Level 5 (120 ECTS) OR
* International equivalent at UK Level 5 (240 UK credits) OR
* 1 to 3 years management experience.

Applicants for whom English is not a first language must show competency to a minimum of 6.0 on the IELTS academic scale with no band score lower than 5.5 or equivalent (equivalent means TOEFL, PTE Academic or any other NZQA recognised international test). The test score should be achieved in a single test session.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

The Pearson BTEC Level 7 Graduate Diploma in Business Innovation Management is for learners who work in, or want to work in, business management. It gives learners the opportunity to initiate and carry out projects, make business decisions in complex and unpredictable contexts and identify viable solutions to problems. Learners will be able to apply their knowledge and practical skills in the workplace. Learners will be workplace ready and have academic progression opportunities for lifelong learning.
This qualification enables learners to become effective and competent business unit managers across the entire value chain. Learners will gain the knowledge and skills which can be applied across a variety of sectors and to organisations of all sizes to enable successful performance in working life. This qualification will provide equal benefit for self-employed learners or start-up owners.

What graduates earn

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