This Business Management and French from The Open University offers a broad grounding in key concepts associated with business management and a sound knowledge of the basic concepts associated with the study of French. You’ll explore how businesses develop strategies, handle risk and take decisions.
You’ll see what’s involved in functions such as marketing, accounting and finance. Combining this with the study of a modern language opens doors to other cultures and communities, and can provide a key to the global workplace.
Key features of the course
– Develops a broad understanding of business organisations and their key elements.
– Explores some wider considerations such as environments, markets and processes; and how these work together.
– Develops you into an independent user of French, reaching level B1 of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages.
– Develops broad knowledge of the cultures that speak French, and basic intercultural communication competence.
The skills and knowledge you’ll develop will equip you to follow a number of career paths, and are recognised by employers as having great value for work in management and business. Your understanding of another language and the cultures that use it, enhances that value – widening your opportunities in the international market. A qualification in business management with a language can lead to opportunities in a wide range of areas such as:
– Middle and senior management positions across all sectors.
– Advertising and marketing.
– Human resources.
– Banking, including investment banking.
– Sales and retail.
– Management consultancy.
– Business journalism.
– Transport and logistics.
– Translation and interpreting.
– Editing and publishing.
This course is eligible for the UK Study Online Scholarship draw
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