This Business Foundation course will introduce students to the world of business with a sharp focus on aspects of management, business communications and marketing in a global context. This course creates opportunities for students to develop key business skills and to put theory, both traditional and contemporary, into practice with real-world scenarios and to prepare them for study at undergraduate level. The course enables students who successfully pass the course to automatically progress onto any of the following BA (Honours) Degree courses: Management & Leadership, Marketing & Public Relations or Tourism & Hospitality Management. Students can also progress on to other business degrees within the University Group. At CU Coventry, we focus on seeing our students all the way through to employment, a dedicated, one-site Careers Zone department. In addition to proven, traditional methods, students also benefit from invaluable information from experienced entrepreneurs and business professionals. **Study Themes** Academic Skills: You will improve and refine key academic skills needed for progression into higher education and industry application. These skills include research methods, communication skills, referencing skills, presentation skills and more. Management Skills: You will have an understanding of management skills and appropriate approaches. You will also learn motivational skills, decision making, problem solving and more. Communications: Exploring communicating with teams and the important role this plays in the business industry. You will also look at different forms of communications from presentations to written, with a focus on how to share information effectively.