Open University

Degree level: Postgraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

Business Administration (C66) (Taught)

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Course summary

This qualification will enable you to make a real difference within your management practice through active use of frameworks, theories and tools. It will help you to develop a good grounding in the theory and practice of managing and leading, covering the core functions and disciplines of management and helping you make the connections between them. It also provides a framework for a year-long process of professional development. You'll be challenged to actively engage with a wide variety of ideas and develop a repertoire of techniques and approaches best suited to your own situation and management context. Key features of the course

  • Helps you select and adapt techniques and approaches appropriate to your own situation, and to reflect critically on your own and others’ practice
  • Explores diverse perspectives and approaches in different organisational, cultural and global contexts
  • Increases your ability to work confidently across sectoral and national boundaries
  • Enhances your ability to plan and implement change which will have real impact within your own organisational context.


This certificate comprises of the following two compulsory modules. It's possible to study them either concurrently, or one after the other.

  • Managing in a changing world
This module will encourage you to develop, as well as challenge, your current knowledge and skills in order to deal with contemporary and rapidly changing areas of management and marketing.
  • Creating and sustaining value
Critically explore the ways organisations create, sustain and expand value in an increasingly complex and dynamic business environment.

Entry requirements

You’ll be eligible for this postgraduate certificate by satisfying the academic, work experience and language requirements. Please see the website for details.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

As fees for individual modules can vary, the total cost you pay for your qualification is dependent on the modules you choose to study.
Business Administration (C66) at Open University - UCAS