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University administrator, Anaka, plans to progress to a Masters degree and use his studies to forge ahead in his career.
"ABE provides resource material for study which is very useful and I have gained many skills since I started this programme, for example, preparation of budgets for the financial year, auditing information systems , preparing financial statements and management of people."
This is Caleb's third award, having previously won in Employment Relations and Introduction to Travel, Tourism and Hospitality, and gave us this interview after the December 2016 exams session.
"I chose to study ABE because it is a short route to attain a degree as well as a professional qualification recognised globally. "
Kishan has studied both Business Management and Marketing so that he develops all round expertise and can choose his future path. He thanks his lecturer Mr Evans Onditi (also an ABE alumni) for helping him to achieve his award.
"I chose ABE because I wanted to attain a qualification that is recognised both locally and internationally and which would allow me to get exemptions so that I am able to complete my Bachelors studies at university level."
Office clerk Emmanuel, saw that ABE qualifications would offer him the opportunity to work in many fields. He is already applying his studies to his job and, long term, plans to become a hospitality manager.
"A skill I gained from studying ABE has been applying the knowledge acquired in a work environment and using it in solving problems. My leadership and management skills have really been improved."
Jemima likes that ABE enables her to study at her own pace and she plans to use her qualification to top up to a degree.
"I have acquired a great amount of useful and important business skills such as customer care, analytical skills, and handling complaints in a more professional manner and this has allowed me to expand my knowledge in the tourism sector and the current issues around the world."
Business consultant and enterprise architect, Paul, found his ABE studies so inspiring he went on to take every ABE Diploma in addition to gaining other qualifications including an MBA. He is currently completing an MSc in Information Systems.
"I settled on ABE as a launching qualification due to its course content (approach, focus and relevancy to the business environment both domestically and internationally), flexibility in study and the reasonable rates of exams in comparison to other professional bodies."
Certificates are usually dispatched from ABE’s London office six to eight weeks after results are issued.
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.
"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.