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Business 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.
The 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.
Success! You have achieved your ABE Diploma. All you need now is your certificate. This is what happens after results have been published.
"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 three Top Paper Award winners to success. He tells how studying ABE helped him excel at university and discover his talent for presentation.
We all get stressed from time to time but it's important not to let it affect your performance. For those sitting exams here are some stress beating tips.
Based around our Business Start-up qualification, this is a guide to the basic steps you need to go through before you launch a new business venture.
Having a qualification that develops great business skills will get you on the career ladder but, to get to the next level, you need to display the attributes that managers value. ABE's head of marketing, Linda Wilkin, describes how you can go about this.
"Studying ABE courses had contributed a lot to my career progression as it opened ways for me to explore the dynamism in the changing global business environment. It has contributed a lot to my experience in life as most of the things I learnt in the classroom are now being used practically by me."
Olushola has his own business and a career he loves in Nigeria. He tells how it all started with his ABE course in London.
Fifteen year old Magnus, had a week's work experience at ABE. He shares his story ....
"I have been exposed to a wide variety of courses which have given me a diverse pool of knowledge, for instance business law, marketing and project management. This I can definitely say has helped to prepare me for the real business world as well as my current degree programme with respect to enhanced critical thinking and analytical skills."
Kabrina is now studying for a degree with the University of Sunderland and long term plans to run her own business. She also shares the study tips which have helped her become this year's most successful Level 6 learner.
"Through my studies for an ABE qualification I have managed to widen my academic spectrum with the assimilation of new knowledge gained from the lectures and the study manuals themselves, and in turn disseminated such knowledge with my colleagues and my pupils."
Josefa achieved an impressive Top Paper Award in three subjects, whilst working as a teacher and studying for a Masters in Education. She tells how her ABE studies have helped in her work.
"I opted for ABE, among a myriad of other options, as the programme offers the right mix of modules at an affordable cost and flexible timing so I could achieve a work, life and study balance."
Cindy works in a senior role in the public sector. She decided to study for ABE qualifications when she found an increased emphasis placed on academic development to support promotion and career advancement.