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The Edexcel BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma in Business is a 180-credit and 1080-guided-learning-hour (GLH) qualification that consists of four mandatory units plus optional units that provide for a combined total of 180 credits.




Unit 1: The Business Environment

  • Know the range of different businesses and their ownership

  • Understand how businesses are organized to achieve their purposes

  • Know the impact of the economic environment on businesses

  • Know how political, legal and social factors impact on business


Unit 2: Business Resources

  • Know how human resources are managed

  • Know the purpose of managing physical and technological resources

  • Know how to access sources of finance

  • Be able to interpret financial statements


Unit 3: Introduction to Marketing

  • Know the role of marketing in organizations

  • Be able to use marketing research and marketing planning

  • Understand how and why customer groups are targeted

  • Be able to develop a coherent marketing mix


Unit 4: Business Communication

  • Understand different types of business information

  • Be able to present business information effectively

  • Understand the issues and constraints in relation to the use of business information in organizations

  • Know how to communicate business information using appropriate methods



Unit 5: Business Accounting

  • Understand the purpose of accounting and the categorization of business income and expenditure

  • Be able to prepare a cash flow forecast

  • Be able to prepare profit and loss accounts and balance sheets

  • Be able to review business performance using simple ratio analysis


Unit 6: Financial Accounting

  • Know the impact of accounting legislation and concepts on organizations accounting policies and procedures

  • Understand the impact of the regulatory framework on a limited company’s accounting policies and procedures

  • Be able to make appropriate adjustments to accounting information

  • Understand a cash flow statement for a limited company


Unit 7: Management Accounting

  • Understand how production costs are determined and used to calculate prices

  • Be able to use break-even analysis

  • Be able to use appropriate statistical information to review and predict business performance

  • Be able to use budgetary techniques


Unit 8: Accounting Systems

  • Know the use of financial documents in recording business transactions

  • Be able to record and monitor financial information in accounting systems

  • Be able to extract a trial balance from accounting records

  • Be able to prepare a trading and profit and loss account and balance sheet



Unit 9: Creative Product Promotion

  • Know the constituents of the promotional mix

  • Understand the role of promotion within the marketing mix

  • Understand the role of advertising agencies and the media

  • Be able to create a simple promotional campaign


Unit 10: Market Research in Business

  • Understand the main types of market research used to make marketing decisions

  • Be able to plan research

  • Be able to carry out research

  • Be able to interpret research findings


Unit 11: Relationship Marketing

  • Understand the development and application of relationship marketing

  • Know the different methods of attracting and keeping customers

  • Be able to investigate quality issues

  • Understand the role of customer relationship management (CRM) systems


Unit 12: Internet Marketing in Business

  • Know what role internet marketing has within a modern marketing context

  • Understand the benefits of internet marketing to customers

  • Understand the opportunities offered to businesses by internet marketing

  • Understand the challenges faced by businesses using internet marketing



Unit 13: Recruitment and Selection in Business

  • Know the processes involved in recruitment planning

  • Understand the implications of the regulatory framework for the process of recruitment and selection

  • Be able to prepare documentation involved in the selection and recruitment process

  • Be able to participate in a selection interview


Unit 14: Aspects of Employment Law

  • Understand the different types of employment contract and the impact of employment legislation

  • Know the rights and responsibilities of employees and employers

  • Understand the various perspectives in employee relations

  • Know how and when contracts of employment are terminated


Unit 15: Development Planning for a Career in Business

  • Know how to access career-related information

  • Be able to develop a personal career development plan

  • Be able to develop a range of transferable business skills at the appropriate level

  • Understand methods of professional development and training


Unit 16: Human Resource Management in Business

  • Know the factors that are involved in human resource planning in organizations

  • Know how organizations motivate employees

  • Understand how to gain committed employee cooperation

  • Understand the importance of managing employee performance at work



Unit 17: Training in the Business Workplace

  • Understand why organizations need to train their workforce

  • Know the ways organizations identify their training needs

  • Be able to plan and deliver a training program

  • Be able to assess the effectiveness of a training program

Unit 18: Managing a Business Event

  • Understand the role of an event organizer

  • Be able to plan a business event

  • Be able to run a business event

  • Be able to follow up after a business event


Unit 19: Developing Teams in Business

  • Know the importance of teams

  • Understand team development

  • Understand leadership attributes and skills

  • Be able to work effectively in a team


Unit 20: Managing Physical Resources in a Business Environment

  • Understand the key features of physical resources

  • Understand the role of the resources manager

  • Understand the legal requirements for managing physical resources

  • Be able to monitor the quality and effectiveness of physical resources


Unit 25: Supporting Business Activities

  • Know the purpose of supporting organizational activities

  • Understand the support role in the structure of organizations

  • Know the requirements for reviewing support services

  • Be able to plan work and carry out a support role

Unit 26: Managing Business Information

  • Understand the importance of information to organizations

  • Know how organizations use business information

  • Be able to maintain an information system

  • Be able to produce information to support decision making in organizations


Unit 27: Understanding Health and Safety in the Business Workplace

  • Understand how health and safety legislation and regulations affect a business working environment

  • Know the requirements for healthy, safe and productive working conditions

  • Understand the role and responsibilities of key personnel

  • Be able to assess and manage risk


Unit 28: Business Project Management

  • Understand the purpose, aims and objectives of a project

  • Be able to prepare a project plan

  • Be able to run a project

  • Be able to report project outcomes



Unit 29: Understanding Retailing

  • Know the structure of the retail industry

  • Understand the role of retailing in the distribution of goods and services

  • Understand the sales and service functions in retailing

  • Know how the retail sector responds to internal and external change


Unit 30: Visual Merchandising in Retail

  • Know the visual merchandising and display techniques used in different retail outlets

  • Know how space is used for merchandising and displaying goods

  • Understand the psychology used in visual merchandising to influence customers to purchase goods

  • Be able to plan and assemble a safe visual merchandising display for a range of goods


Unit 31: Fashion Retailing

  • Understand how different retail outlets define their target market for fashion merchandise

  • Know the impact of fashion trends on retail services and products

  • Understand how fashion retailers develop an image and product range that meets the needs of their target market

  • Know how fashion retailers cater for mass and niche markets

BTEC Level 3 Business

Program fees

USD 10,290

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