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Successful organisations, whether large or small, are well managed. The development of management skills within an organisation is an essential part of continued business growth. The Business Management programme (BM) offered by ABE is QCA accredited. It examines many areas of business and management, from marketing to economics and accounting. Qualifications include: Certificate (NQF Level 3), Diploma (NQF Level 5) and Advanced Diploma (NQF Level 6).

ABE - Business Management is made up of the following stages:


Entry Requirements


  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods
  • Introduction to Accounting
  • Introduction to Business Communication

No formal qualifications are required, but applicants must demonstrate competence in the English Language.

Diploma Part I

  • Economic Principles and their Application to Business
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Financial Accounting
  • Quantitative Methods for Business and Management

Diploma Part II

  • Marketing Policy, Planning and Communication
  • Human Resource Management
  • Management in Action

Optional (two from the following)

  • Principles of Business Law
  • Systems Analysis and Design
  • Managerial Accounting

ABE Certificate or Two A levels together with four GCSEs at Grade C or above including English Language and Maths or equivalent UK and overseas qualifications.

Advanced Diploma

  • Corporate Strategy and Planning
  • Managing in Organisations
  • International Business Case Study

Optional (two from the following)

  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Corporate Finance
  • Strategic Human Resource Management for Business Organisation
  • Managing the Information Resource

ABE Diploma in Business Administration or other recognised qualification of an approved Oversees Institution of Higher Education.

Session starts:

January, February, July & August


2-3 Years

ABE Contact Info

The Association of Business Executives, 5th Floor, CI Tower, St. Georges Square, New Malden, Surrey, KT3 4TE, UK

Telephone:  +44 (0)20 8329 2930  Website:

Important ABE Dates


Exam Entry

Exam Date

15 September 13 October December
16 February 13 April June