Level 3 BTEC Award in the Principles of Management at Stanmore College

Course Content

The Pearson BTEC Level 3 Award in Principles of Management is designed to provide learners with an introduction to the occupational knowledge and attitudes that are required for employment in roles such as Trainee Manager and Assistant Manager. Learners may already be in employment in one of these roles, be newly appointed or have the intention to work in one of these roles.

It gives learners the opportunity to:

Develop an understanding of the core underpinning knowledge to support employment in the job roles mentioned above. This includes an understanding of the application of different management styles and theories, the functions and responsibilities of management, the decision-making process and the principles and practices of managing business and individual performance. Progress to and from Management Apprenticeships. Notably a) from Level 2 Apprenticeships and Team Leading qualifications; b) provide a scaffold for the knowledge learners require in order to move into the Level 3 Management Advanced Apprenticeship or other relevant Level 3 qualifications Achieve a nationally-recognised Level 3 qualification Develop their own personal growth and engagement in learning

Course Outcomes

The learner will need to meet the requirements outlined:

The learner will need to meet the requirements outlined: Minimum of 19 credits that must be achieved 11 mandatory credits that must be achieved 8 optional credits that must be achieved

Unit Unit reference number Mandatory units Level Credit
1 F/506/8768 Principles of Leadership and Management Styles 3 4
2 T/506/8766 Principles of Managing Performance 3 4
3 A/506/8767 Understanding Personal and Professional Development 3 3
Unit Unit reference number Mandatory units Level Credit
4 J/506/8769 Understanding the Implementation of Change 3 4
5 M/506/8670 Principles of Business Planning and Reporting 3 6
6 A/506/8770 Understanding Recruitment and Selection 4 4
7 H/506/8648 Principles of Business 3 3
8 D/506/8647 Understanding How to Develop and Maintain Productive Working Relationships in Business Environments 3 2
9 M/506/4456 Business Performance, Measurement and Improvement 4 6
10 T/506/4457 Understanding Organisational Structure, Culture and Values 4 6


Level 4 Certificate in Leadership and Management

Entry Requirements

Level 2 Qualification in Business or Team Leading


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