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Enterprise Management PGDip

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Full time | University College Birmingham | 1 year | 27-SEP-21

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Full time


1 year

Start date


Key information

Qualification type

Postgraduate Diploma

Subject areas

Enterprises Management (General)

Course type


Course Summary


In the increasingly competitive business environment, there is high demand for creativity, innovation and uniqueness - and a growing demand for businesses to be enterprising. Our Enterprise Management course has been developed in partnership with industry professionals to give you the business knowledge and work experience you need to advance in management positions in the enterprise service sector. The course will also give you the skills to set up your own business and learn how to grow and develop strategically. As you explore the basis of entrepreneurial activity, you will further develop your business and management skills enabling you to identify and respond to new business opportunities. You can develop your own business plan as an option for your final year research project, with our industry partners contributing to your business development process.

Additionally, the course is dual accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), a recognised professional management body. If you successfully complete the Enterprise Management course, you will also be eligible for a Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership from the CMI. You also gain CMI membership for the duration of your course which allows you access to a wide range of additional CMI learning resources to further support your studies. More information can be found here.

Why should I choose this course?

  • If you are thinking of enhancing your career in the business sector, setting up your own business or taking your business to the next strategic level, this course will give you the knowledge and skills you need to succeed.
  • You will interact and engage with entrepreneurs who will mentor you through the duration of the course and ensure you develop the appropriate skills and knowledge to succeed as a manager or entrepreneur.
  • The course offers you a route into self-employment, especially if you have got a sound business start-up idea that you have always wanted to realise and implement.
  • The course has a practical focus with an ethos of “learn by doing.” You will work alongside both local and national entrepreneurs on "live" business activity and development projects.
  • The course has been designed in collaboration with the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) and provides you with the opportunity to achieve Chartered Manager status.


Enterprises operate within global, complex and increasingly dynamic environments. This makes it imperative for entrepreneurs and managers to design and implement effective strategies to deal with inherent risks of doing business in these volatile environments. This module provides a framework for identifying, assessing, quantifying risks and designing effective risk mitigating strategies. This will be examined from both an SME and corporate business perspective. The challenges facing entrepreneurs in the management of risk is also incorporated. Through an examination of various frameworks students are given an opportunity to evaluate and apply risk management tools and techniques to real time situations.

Tuition fees

UK fees
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For this course (per year)


Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


International fees
Course fees for non-UK/ international students

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Average for all Postgrad courses (per year)


Entry requirements

Academic: PGDip Enterprise Management – A grade classification of third-class is required, or international equivalent. Work-Based: We also consider applicants who are currently employed and wish to apply to UCB; To apply, you must have 5 years of relevant managerial work experience, demonstrating in-depth knowledge of the sector for the subject matter you are interested in pursuing; and a reference detailing your roles and responsibilities from your line manager and a meeting with the programme team will usually be scheduled prior to a place being offered.

University information

Situated in the heart of the UK’s second-largest city, University College Birmingham has been providing award-winning, career-focused education and training for individuals with the “ambition and commitment to succeed” in some form for nearly 150 years. It’s also a diverse, multicultural university that welcomes over 7,500 students from 65 countries each year. University College Birmingham is renowned for its vocational courses which are led...more

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