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Festus, a proactive family man from Nigeria,  has a natural creative flair, and  has always been drawn to the dynamic nature of the business world. He was quick to recognise the importance of  furthering his business knowledge, to strengthen his skillset and excel in a working environment. 

 He gives us an insight into how studying an ABE Marketing Management qualification has changed his life for the better...

 “Admittedly my skills needed to be polished. Studying  an ABE qualification has positively impacted my ability to deliver within my job and has also contributed to a promotion”

Man struggling to remember somethingThis piece was written by Jackie Edwards; a freelance writer, with a vast amount of experience in further education teaching. Her passion for inspiring students to develop a love for learning is evident in her writing, as she shares her tips on how you can further your business career by improving your memory.

Business group mixedWhether you are running a business, a department or a project, successfully managing a team of people is a vital component of many managerial roles.  Here are some tips to being an exceptional team leader.

Zin ZinZin Zin is managing two jobs and came to see us just after she had gained her Masters degree with a full scholarship from Huddersfield University in the UK.  She tells us how it all began with ABE...

“ABE is very intensive.  There are lots of theories mixed with practical experience.  Students get a good grounding in business management at all levels and they cover a lot of subjects. This helps because later you can concentrate your studies on a subject that really interested you.”

Anita StubbsMotivation and determination are the vital ingredients that can make a difference between success and failure in any walk of life and this particularly applies when you are studying.  With this in mind, quality and compliance consultant, Anita Stubbs, shares her top tips for successful study

Optional unit visual imageWhen you start your ABE Level 5 or Level 6 qualification one of the things you will need to think about is which optional units to choose.  If you go on to a Bachelors or Masters programme these too may require you to select from a list of several subject options.

If you are finding this prospect daunting here are some ideas about how best to approach your selection.

AusmanAusman is enjoys his work as an HR officer and feels ABE has really supported his development as an all round business professional.

"ABE has a unique syllabus which helps any student studying with this board to be open minded about the business environment."

Group in MyanmarABE's regional director, Kate Winter, reports on her recent visit to Myanmar and how proud we are that ABE alumni are at the heart of driving change.

Certificates are usually dispatched from ABE’s London office six to eight weeks after results are issued.

Business man & lady with tabletBusiness leaders come in all shapes and sizes, but not every leader of every organisation is considered great.  Some may do wonders for the business’s profit but alienate its workers, whilst others can be loved by the staff but fail to make the tough decisions needed to keep the business thriving.  

As you work through your ABE qualifications you will learn about leadership and management in much more depth, but here is a brief outline of some of the qualities needed to be considered a great leader. 

Succesful ladyThe prospect of exams can be scary.  But remember, they are not designed to catch you out, they are developed to help you prove how much you know.  Follow this guide and you should be well on the road to success.

EVANS OJIAMBO ONDITI "What I enjoy most in my exciting role as lecturer is the fact that I meet new students every semester who are eager to learn and knowing that my effect is eternal is deeply satisfying. Walking into a lecture room full of students just ready and eager as I share my knowledge with them is very enjoyable as is knowing that I am shaping their futures for the better."

Evans now teaches our Business Management and Marketing programmes and has tutored numerousTop Paper Award winners to success.  He tells how studying ABE helped him excel at university and discover his talent for presentation.