our online Business and Management (Top-Up) BSc course introduction video transcript

Hi. I’m Dr Valentina Gorchakova and I’m the academic lead for Business and Management BSc programme at the University of Derby Online Learning. This programme is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute and on its completion you will have the opportunity to obtain a dual qualification that not only includes the bachelor of science degree but also the CMI level 5 diploma in Management and Leadership.

Our students also receive free membership with the CMI for the period of study, plus 1 year after the graduation, which includes access to the CMI library resources, industry data and networking opportunities.

The programme has been developed to reflect todays changing business environment. By the time you complete the degree you will be cognisant of current problems and developments within business and management disciplines, including strategic management, globalisation, sustainability, social change and stakeholder needs, marketing, leadership and indeed many others.

During your studies, you will engage in an applied work-based learning while developing the ability to research, analyse and critically evaluate business concepts, theories and techniques. You will also have the opportunity to undertake an independent research project and our students often choose to research a problem or a particular situation at their work place.

Online learning is well suited to a range of people, including professionals who have already been working for a number of years. With our BSc programme being delivered fully online, you will have the flexibility to study at the pace that suits you. You can schedule your learning around other commitments and activities in your life. To find out more about our business and management courses, please visit our website at www.derby.ac.uk/online.

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