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  • Accredited in: UK
  • Accredited by: ABC Awards
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  • Course delivery: This course is delivered in presentation format

Course details

Business Development

Certificate of achievement in Business Development Level 7. Additional CPD Accredited Certificate with 190 CPD points available with no extra study.

Business Development Level-7. Endorsed Business Development Diploma of ;Business development is often defined as 'the summarisation of ideas, activities and initiatives implemented to improve a business'. An exceptionally broad and diverse field, business development encompasses every activity, process and project that can be undertaken to drive performance and prosperity. From target audience identification to product development to sales and marketing strategy implementation, these and other activities all play a role in effective business development. As a result, those who thrive in the field of business development are considered assets of enormous value for today's business. Whether the goal is to secure a lucrative position with an established employer or leverage the limitless benefits of entrepreneurship, the fascinating field of business development is very much open for business!

This advanced Level 7 Business Development Diploma provides a comprehensive introduction to the functions and objectives of key business development activities. Learn how to develop and implement a business plan, design and introduce new products, analyse target audience expectations and develop a viable product pricing strategy. Learn how branding and packaging can affect the performance of new and existing products, study the role of marketing in business development and consider the pros and cons of the various channels of distribution. Enjoy complete tutor support as you study, with no deadlines or time restrictions to worry about. However ambitious your objectives may be, this endorsed Level 7 Business Development Diploma could take you one step closer to the career of your dreams.

Course Benefits

When studying for an diploma in business Development with Oxford Home Study Centre, every learner benefits from:
  • All required course materials and supporting documentation included as standard within the initial course fee.
  • The freedom to study in your own time and at your own pace with no deadlines or time restrictions to worry about.
  • 24/7 access to our exclusive digital learning platform from any location worldwide with an Internet connection for complete flexibility and convenience.
Learning Objectives

Our highest-level diploma in business development was designed for anyone looking to climb the career ladder to the highest possible levels in a business or office setting. We focus on the kind of practical and valuable course content that can be immediately transferred to a professional working environment. Both for existing professionals in pursuit of career advancement and newcomers looking to secure their first professional positions, an internationally-recognized business development qualification could make all the difference.

Each learner is provided with their own dedicated tutor for comprehensive support and guidance from start to finish. Every tutor within the Oxford Home Study Centre team has been hand-selected in accordance with relevant industry experience, proven capabilities and commitment to success. We take enormous pride in nurturing every learner to discover and reach their full potential, providing all the support required to kick-start inspiring success stories. Undergoing constant improvements for guaranteed relevance, our business courses could be just the ticket to fast-track your career advancement.

Study in your own time and at your own pace for a recognized qualification that could transform your career prospects for life.
  • Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:
  • Confidently work in a leadership position in any business environment
  • Understand a variety of business types and management positions
  • Perform a variety of key HR management functions and duties
Course Outline
Our exclusive diploma in business development is delivered across 19 intensive yet accessible modules. In order to successfully complete the course, the modules must be completed in order, along with an assessment at the end of each module.
Unit 1 - Introduction to Business Development
  • What is Our Business?
  • The Owner's Role
Unit 2 - Developing a Business Plan
  • Creating a Business Plan
  • Why a Business Plan?
Unit 3 - Product Development Idea
  • Building on Your Business Idea
  • Developing Your Value Proposition
Unit 4 - Product Development and Product Life Cycle
  • Value of Product Innovation
  • New Product Development
Unit 5 - Product Pricing Strategies
  • The Function and Value of Price
  • Pricing Objective
Unit 6 - Branding and Packaging
  • Branding
  • Packaging
  • Packaging Industry
Unit 7 - Channels of Distribution
  • What is a Channel of Distribution?
  • Channels of Distribution Used
Unit 8 - Marketing your Product
  • Introduction to Marketing
  • Creating a Marketing Plan
Unit 9 - Creative Thinking and Innovation
  • Creativity and Innovation in Business
  • Encouraging Creativity in a Team
Unit 10 - Negotiation technique
  • Handling Objections
  • Closing the Sale
Unit 11 - Communication Skills
  • Active Listening
  • Responding to Feelings
Unit 12 - Administrative Skills
  • Importance of Business Environment
  • Types of Business Environment
Unit 13 - Change Management
  • Key Factors in Successful Change
  • Time Management Tips and Tricks
Unit 14 - Conflict Resolution
  • What Is Conflict
  • Preventing Problems
Unit 15 - Succession Planning
  • Elements of a Succession Plan
  • Development of a Succession Plan
Unit 16 - Talent Management
  • Creating a Talent Management Plan
  • Talent Development within an Organization
Unit 17 - Risk Management
  • The Element of Risk
  • Current Definitions of Risk
Unit 18 - Business Ethics
  • Introduction to Business Ethics
  • Common Ethical Dilemmas
Unit 19 - Business Etiquette
  • Introduction to Business Etiquette
  • Proper ways for Business Dining
Updated on 04 October, 2020

Eligibility / Requirements

Business Development

No particular entry requirement.

OPTION-I: Endorsed Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards
At the end of the course, learner can claim an endorsed certificate by paying £170 accreditation fee+postal charges.

Certificate of course Completion
(soft copy) can be claimed for £15. If you need hard copy of this certificate you will pay £25

OPTION-II: CPD Certificate
Upon successful completion of the course, a fee is payable for a CPD Accredited Diploma in PDF format or hard copy.
CPD Accredited Diploma (PDF format)=£30
CPD Accredited Diploma (Hardcopy)=£150
Postage Charges:
National £9
International £15

About Oxford Home Study College

Oxford Home Study Centre is the UK’s leading provider of affordable, accessible distance learning programs for students worldwide. We owe our international reputation to our founding principles of transparency, commitment to quality and unrivalled value for money.

Our course catalogue currently includes more than 100 fully-accredited online courses, covering the widest variety of subjects and specialisms. We are proud of our achievements in setting the high standard for distance learning .The quality of our courses and the support we offer to our students has resulted in tremendous success to the OHSC. We believe that the success of our college is underpinned by the success of our students. The students at OHSC get exceptional support from qualified and experienced tutors.

One of the main reasons for OHSC success is its uniquely individual, friendly and supportive service. We believe in quality; from our course materials to our tutor support and from our customer service to administration sector, students find fully committed team of professionals to deal with. We respond to 90% of emails with 24 hours. Learning Materials and Assessments are of high quality and are provided in easily accessible formats which can be viewed online or printed.

A certificate of completion (soft copy) can be claimed for  £10. If you need a hard copy of this certificate you will pay  £25 + postal charges ( £9 for UK students,  £15 for outside UK)

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