Summary: People are the greatest asset of an organisation and all organisations need to manage their people effectively. You gain an understanding of the importance of good people management and the value of effective systems and processes. Course details: You develop a broad understanding of business activity and focus on the influence of human resource management in contemporary organisations. You also investigate and work with local employers to expand and apply your knowledge in a practical setting. Your knowledge and understanding provides a platform for you to develop your future career and academic plans, and you gain the opportunity to showcase your skills to potential employers. This is an award of Teesside University delivered in partnership with Middlesbrough College at their Middlehaven campus (campus code 2, call 01642 333333). After the course: You gain employability and professional skills and knowledge through individual projects, online activities and visits. On successful completion of the award, you are well placed to apply for general business management positions, as well as more specialised roles requiring a knowledge of finance or economics. The Work Environment and Self Analysis module has a focus on key academic and personal and professional skills development activities allowing you to explore your individual strengths and areas for development in the context of the work environment. In addition, you are supported to carry out a detailed investigation into the business discipline you are interested in to help you understand the range of employment opportunities available. Level 5 modules build on the understanding you develop at Level 4 to expand your knowledge of economics and finance and give you a deeper understanding of the application of these principles. The Industry Related Project builds on the contacts and understanding you develop at Level 4, providing you with an opportunity to engage with business, applying your skills and knowledge in a project. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your skills to a potential employer.