We believe that creativity, innovation and business education are interrelated.
Our academic staff are passionate about their subjects. They actively engage in industry to brings excitement and up-to-date experience directly to the classroom to our students.
Level 3 Diploma in Business Studies
The qualification is focused on managing communication, business organisations in a global context, people management and finance, as well as an understanding of the research skills and personal development expected of a manager. It includes a broad range of highly relevant business and management subject areas, making it ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private or public sector business. The programme allows learners to acquire knowledge and understanding in a range of topics and to develop key skills they require to work in Business Management roles.
Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management
The qualification is designed for managers who have the authority and personal inspiration to translate organisational strategy into effective operational performance.
The programme will provide learners with an advanced qualification that supports their development as managers within the international tourism and hospitality industry, with a lifelong-learning orientation. It will also provide learners with the ability to analyse complex management problems and to apply and adapt specialist skills and technical terminology to propose solutions to these problems. Successful completion of this programme will enable learners to make decisions about the leadership, planning and management of work areas in the tourism and hospitality industry that are informed by best practice and contemporary research.
Art Short Courses
Creative Fashion Design Courses
The Short Course in Pattern Cutting is designed in order to introduce the basic aspects of pattern making.
Through the duration of the course students will be introduced by industry professionals to the fundamentals of pattern cutting and will be shown how to use pattern cutting tools effectively.
By the end of the course students will have gained a confident understanding on creating a basic bodice block as well as translating a style into a finished pattern.
Online Documentary and Innovative Storytelling
What does it take to become an excellent documentary lmmaker in the digital age? How to create unparalleled storytelling that stands out on the internet and provokes inspiration and debate? How to start and develop a successful career as a documentary lmmaker or use the genre to better engage an audience whom you value the most?
The course offers comprehensive guide and hands-on practice, from idea development, storytelling skills, technical training in camera, sound and editing techniques, to production management, funding opportunity and marketing strategies.
Business Short Courses
As an open economy the UK not only engages in international trade, its very survival depends on it. Despite having a sophisticated and highly productive agricultural sector we can feed only approximately 50 per cent of our population. This course aims to provide learners with an understanding of the importance of international trade and in particular UK trade with the European Union.
Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship
This course will outline the tools required for formulating and evaluating the technology strategy in entrepreneurial start-ups. A key element of the programme is the critical evaluation of the gap between technology, innovation and commercial success as well as looking at the type of competencies and skills required to close such a gap.
Luxury Brand Management
These days the competitive world of retail management requires managers to be multi-skilled and knowledgeable in a variety of areas in order to ensure that the business remains profitable and has potential for growth. This course provides students with the knowledge and skills needed to succeed in the world of luxury retail in just 10 weeks. The course is ideal for those searching for a career change, wishing to enter high-end retail management, or aspiring managers who already work in consumer-facing roles and are looking for progression in their careers.
By undertaking the Marketing Management course, students will develop a good understanding of how different Marketing approaches influence business relations and how Marketing managers develop an in-depth understanding and appreciation of the Marketing environment. This should allow students to understand how Marketing plans and strategies can be implemented, in both the for-profit and not-for-profit sectors.