Professional Marketing and Digital Business Development

Extended Diploma Business and Professional

Course Details

Extended Diploma
Subject Area
Business and Professional
Age Group
16 - 18

Shena Simon Campus
(Full Time - 2 years)

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Would you like to be able to successfully market an idea, product or service? Would you like to develop the skills necessary to be a successful Business Entrepreneur of the future? Look no further!

As businesses evolve with modern, digital strategies, it's important that you learn about the variety of marketing methods available in order to reach out to your target audience.

During this two year course you'll study advanced techniques to gain the skills necessary to market a modern start-up business.

You'll also learn how to professionally manage business events, which can only be successful if you know how to develop your very own marketing strategy!

In doing this you'll study key topics including:

• Modern Careers in Digital Marketing
• Marketing Principles (externally assessed)
• Effective Customer Communications
• The application of Digital Marketing
• The Branding of Products and Services
• The Value of Generating Customer Loyalty

We'll build upon your passion for business, allowing you to develop your own projects and ideas.

Want to enhance your entrepreneurial skills even further and take your business idea to the next level? Apply today!

Please Click Here to view the specific entry requirements for our 16-18 Study Programmes.

Work Experience is a vital part of the course and you will be supported in finding a work placement relevant to your study.

The course is assessed through portfolio building, group work, online assessments, presentations and examinations.
A students overall grade will come from combining all units assessed by tutors and moderated by the exam board at the end of the year.
You will be required to commit to a minimum of 15 days' work placement with an employer and to help you with this you will be allocated a named Employer Co-ordinator who will support you prior to starting and during your placement.

Upon successful completion of this qualification, learners will be able to progress on to an apprenticeship, higher apprenticeship or wide range of high education courses, foundation degrees and Batchelor of Arts degrees, including with our higher education partner, UCEN Manchester. Students progressing from The Manchester College will receive a cash award through the Achievers Scholarship. You will also have the opportunity to progress into employment in careers such as customer service, digital marketing or events management.

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There is no cost for this course.
If you need help with affording college, there are a number of different finance and funding options available to you. You might be eligible for special bursary support or extra help from the government. Have a look at our fees, finance & funding page to find out all the information you need.

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Business and Professional

Business, Accountancy and Finance & Insurance are the three highest growing industries in Manchester.

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