Professional Institute of Marketing and Business Studies Ltd

Centre details

1 Harris Street Curepe Trinidad & Tobago

Study areas
Business Management
Business Management & Marketing
Business Management & Human Resources
Business Start-up & Entrepreneurship
00 1 868 6627467

Available qualifications

Qualification number
603/1927/6
Number of units
1
Guided learning hours
25
Credits
3

This short qualification for the 14+ age group is to help them consider setting up their own business or being self-employed.  It is designed to highlight the features and challenges so that informed decisions can be made. The qualification culminates in a self-assessment of whether setting up a business is the right decision.  It is assessed by assignment.

On successful completion of this Award, the learner will be able to:

  • Understand the benefits and drawbacks of self-employment based on their  personal circumstances and needs
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the legal responsibilities
  • Outline the business proposition
  • Understand the personal and business monetary needs 
  • Understand the requirements for accurate financial recordkeeping
  • Demonstrate an awareness of the financial obligations 
Qualification number
603/1926/4
Number of units
1
Guided learning hours
25
Credits
3

Designed to prepare you to be work ready, giving you awareness of what employers require and look for. The qualification will develop skills essential for jobseekers in the modern working world and will help improve the chances of employment. Assessment by assignment.

On completing of this programme, you will be able to:

  • Describe what is meant by employability skills and why employers want people with these skills in addition to qualifications and/or experience.
  • Assess your own skillset in terms of employability and provide examples to support your strengths, preferences and areas for development.
  • Complete a job application and prepare for an interview based on your skillset.

  

Qualification number
603/1928/8
Number of units
1
Guided learning hours
50
Credits
6

This qualification is aimed at individuals who are thinking about setting up a small business or who are already running such a venture. During the course you will create a digital marketing plan which will build practical skills and knowledge of using digital technology to improve business performance. The qualification is assessed by assignment.

On completing this programme, you will be able to:

  • Explain the terminology, benefits, risks and other considerations of using digital and online tools and techniques
  • Outline the practical aspects of creating the infrastructure for digital and online tools
  • Identify potential legal and contractual considerations
  • Demonstrate how digital and online tools can be used to engage with customer, prospects and the market
  • Suggest how digital and online tools can be used to generate revenues for the business
  • Create an online profile for a business and potential points of differentiation
  • Explain the importance of customer behaviour in an online context
  • Develop a creative digital marketing plan for a small business

For a full overview download the qualification specification:

Qualification number
603/0048/6
Number of units
1
Guided learning hours
240
Credits
36

This qualification is designed to give you the tools to successfully and confidently launch a new business.

An innovative idea might not be sufficient to ensure the success of a new venture.  Any new business should be underpinned by thorough research, planning and business know-how.  This course develops your ability to reduce risk and improve the probability of success for a business start-up. 

Our programme is designed to be run as a short course that will help budding entrepreneurs create a robust business plan and start their new enterprise. The course develops the ability to research, plan, budget and reduce risk to ensure a business is successful. On successful completion of the qualification you will have a viable business plan. With this plan you can seek investment, successfully launch your business and run it competently once trading begins.

This course can only be taken via an accredited ABE study centre.

Qualification number
603/1603/2
Number of units
1
Guided learning hours
160
Credits
24

For success in today's business environment, the capabilities needed have changed significantly from what was required five years ago.  The influence of technology, globalisation and environmental issues mean that  the modern professional needs to be adaptable, to cope with new ways of working.

This qualification is for people looking to progress and update their skill set as well as newly employed staff starting their career. For new employees, it introduces an understanding of how businesses are run and how to contribute to their success. For experienced employees, the qualification will refresh, update and introduce modern concepts to improve skills.

The programme focuses on the key capabilities required for you to add value to your organisation.  It encompasses practical skills, knowledge and guidance on how to improve working methods.  It also builds the foundation for you to progress onto an ABE Level 4 Diploma.

The qualification is at the same level of difficulty as a UK A-level.

Assessed by a timed open book exam.

Qualification number
603/1571/4
Number of units
4
Guided learning hours
300
Credits
60

The shorter Foundation Diploma provides a good general grounding in core aspects of business.  It will also give you the tools to develop yourself in a way that will support your long term career progression.  

It is designed for those who wish to further their career or progress quickly onto the next ABE Level and then go onto employment.  If you wish to progress to a university degree, the 8 Unit - 120 credit - Diploma is likely to provide more favourable progression options in the long term.

This qualification is at the same level of difficulty as year one of a Bachelors degree.

Qualification number
603/1572/6
Number of units
8
Guided learning hours
600
Credits
120

This qualification gives you a thorough grounding in Business Management and is a great a springboard for progressing to higher levels of academic study. It is at the same level of difficulty as year one of a Bachelors degree.

For a full overview download the qualification specification: 

Qualification number
603/1573/8
Number of units
8
Guided learning hours
600
Credits
120

This qualification provides a thorough grounding in contemporary Business Management with a particular focus on principles of Human Resources (HR).   It will also provide you with tools to work on your own self development and the know-how to become recognised as a successful and valuable employee.  It is at the same level of difficulty as the first year of a Bachelors degree.

Qualification number
603/1574/X
Number of units
8
Guided learning hours
600
Credits
120

This qualification provides a thorough grounding in the core principles of marketing and business management.  You will also gain an understanding of the conditions which shape and form business strategy.  Along-side this you will learn the skills you need to develop and market yourself to enhance your lifelong career prospects.

This qualification is at the same level of difficulty as year one of a Bachelors degree.

Qualification number
603/1596/9
Number of units
6
Guided learning hours
420
Credits
120

This qualification will develop a strategic understanding of business management principles and practical application.  It is at the same level of difficulty as year two of a Bachelors degree.  

All units are supported by a study guide which is free to download from the ABE Portal.

For a full overview download the qualification specification:

In addition to compulsory units please choose any two from the 'Other units' list

Qualification number
603/1597/0
Number of units
6
Guided learning hours
420
Credits
120

This qualification aims to develop a strong understanding of contemporary business management strategy and issues as well as a deeper knowlege of human resources.  It will help you develop the skills you need to build the foundations for a strong career.

At the same level of difficulty as the second year of a Bachelors degree.

In addition to the four compulsory units, please select two from the 'other units' list.

Qualification number
603/1598/2
Number of units
6
Guided learning hours
420
Credits
120

This qualification aims to help you develop a strong understanding of contemporary business management strategy together with the knowledge required of a highly skilled marketing professional.

It is at the same level of difficulty as the second year of a Bachelors degree.

In addition to compulsory units please choose any two from the 'Other units' list

Qualification number
603/1600/7
Number of units
6
Guided learning hours
300
Credits
120

This qualification aims to develop the theoretical knowledge and strategic skillset you need to excel in a leadership role. It is at the same level of difficulty as the final year of a Bachelors degree.

All units in this qualification are supported by a study guide which is free to download from the ABE Portal.

For a detailed overview (including learning outcomes by unit) download the qualification specification:

In addition to compulsory units please choose any two from the 'Other units' list

Qualification number
603/1601/9
Number of units
6
Guided learning hours
300
Credits
120

This qualification aims to help you develop a critical strategic understanding of contemporary management and develop your skill set as a senior HR professional.   You will develop the strategic and managerial skill set to excel in a leadership role and be able to offer strong expertise in the field of HR.  It is at the same level of difficulty as the final year of a Bachelors degree.

In addition to compulsory units please choose any two from the 'Other units' list

Qualification number
603/1602/0
Number of units
6
Guided learning hours
300
Credits
120

This qualification aims to help you develop a critical strategic understanding of contemporary management issues and develop your skill set as a senior marketing professional.  You will develop the strategic and managerial skill set to excel in a leadership role and be able to offer strong expertise in the field of marketing.  It is at the same level of difficulty as the final year of a Bachelors degree.

There are 4 compulsory units plus any 2 from the "Other units" list.