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.
The module aims to provide a foundation of knowledge about the various aspects of business organisations in the public, private and not for profit sectors. Outline module content includes a definition of business, types of business and ownership, starting a business, sources of finance for a business and ethics and corporate social responsibility.
Essential Introduction to Accounting
The module is designed to introduce students to the basic mechanics and processes of accounting in both theory and practice to prepare students for first degree level studies in Accounting and Finance. The approach will be technically oriented and will prioritise International Accounting Standard practice and bring in, where appropriate, UK practice.
Business Economics in Context
The module analyses key international issues using fundamental principles and terminology drawn from the discipline of Economics. At all times the module content is applied to the operation of businesses around the world against the background of the module’s key themes. The impact on business of issues such as population growth, wealth and poverty, energy and the environment and technological change feature.
The module provides an introduction to the field of management within organisations and gives students an appreciation of the roles and functions of managers within modern business enterprises. The module content reflects the globalisation and considers the international nature of management. Nature and early theories of management, organisations and their structures and people management feature.
Government and Society
The module provides foundation of knowledge on the political and social structures of the UK and includes the impact of the EU. There will be a historical element highlighting how Britain has changed and developed since 1945. Central and local government, elections and voting, class, ethnicity and gender and the media feature.
Introduction to Legal Principles and Systems
The 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