Managing Small and Medium Enterprise (Module from BA (Hons) Business Studies)

Continuing Education Fund (CEF)

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Course Code



CEF Sector


Medium of instruction




12-14 Weeks

Contact Hours and Mode of Delivery

36 hrs; FT/PT







Title of Course

Managing Small and Medium Enterprise (Module from BA (Hons) Business Studies)


Course Objectives

"The aim of this module is to provide students with the opportunity to: 1. Critically evaluate contemporary issues relating to SMEs 2. Explore strategic issues in SME management 3. Explore alternative routes of business development in SMEs 4. Investigate and evaluate diverse business development methods in SMEs 5. Analyse financial aspects of business expansion in SMEs 6. Critically appraise change and development processes in SMEs"


Learning Outcomes



Assessment and Completion Requirement

"(A) Assessment Items and Their Weightings: (1) Business Report (100%) (B) Completion Requirement: (1) Passing Mark: Obtain 50% or above (C) CEF Reimbursement Requirements: (1) Passing Mark: Obtain 50% or above (2) At least 70% of the total contact hours of the course"


  1. This course has been included in the list of reimbursable courses under the Continuing Education Fund.
  2. The mother course (BA (Hons) Business Studies) of this module is recognised under the Qualifications Framework (QF Level 5)









It is a matter of discretion for individual employers to recognize any qualification to which this course may lead.