Business and Law
Business is becoming increasingly international and today’s graduates are expected to be able to thrive within the global business market.
The modules on IYZ: Business will allow you develop the critical skills, knowledge and ability to succeed if you aspire to be one of the next generation of business leaders.
You’ll examine real-life business case studies to learn corporate strategy, analyse successful marketing campaigns and gain a solid grounding in management theory and economics.
As a student of LIPC, you will have access to a wealth of business support services for students.
On this course you will:
- Get a solid grounding in the basic principles of management, marketing, strategy and economics
- Discover the factors for success used by multi-nationals
- Learn how to start your own business
DMU has an excellent reputation for the quality of its business-related degrees. Once you have completed your IYZ: Business, you can continue your degree at DMU on any of these courses.
This module will give you an excellent understanding of the different types of business organisations in the public, private and not-for-profit sectors. As well as business definitions and types of businesses, the module will cover business start-ups and sourcing finance, business ethics and corporate social responsibility.
Essential Introduction to Accounting
This module is designed to introduce you to the basic theory and mechanics of Accounting to prepare you for your first year of an Accounting degree. The approach will be technically orientated and will prioritise International Accounting Standard practice and bring in, where appropriate, UK practice.
Business Economics in Context
This module analyses key international issues through the lens of the principles and terminology used in economics. The module will explore business in the context of global issues such as population growth, wealth, poverty, energy, the environment and technological change.
This module provides an introduction to management in modern business enterprises, exploring the role and function of managers within this context. The content reflects on globalisation and considers the international aspects of management. Early theories of management, organisations and their structures and people management also form part of this module.
Government and Society
This module provides a basic understanding of the political and social structures of the UK, including the impact of the EU. There will be a historical strand highlighting how Britain has changed and developed since 1945. Topics covered include central and local government, elections and voting, class, ethnicity and gender.
Introduction to Legal Principles and Systems
This module has a clear focus on the law as it relates to businesses and provides a functional knowledge relating to basic rights and liabilities in law that may affect a modern business. This involves understanding the different types of business entity, such as a partnership or a limited company, and their differences in law. Issues such as formation and nature of contracts, negligence and liability, and the small claims track feature.
Additional modules include:
- Study Skills I (Introduction to DMU)
- Study Skills II (Information Technology and Numeracy)
- Study Skills III (Communication)
- English for Academic Purposes