The Association of Business Executives (ABE) - Diploma Level 4, 5 and 6

The Association of Business Executives (ABE) provides flexible professional business qualifications which can lead to university entry or help in developing your career.


ABE offers Diplomas in Business Management with additional pathways in Human Resource Management and Marketing Management.


ABE qualifications are accredited in the UK by Ofqual and are studied by 50,000 students every year in more than 400 colleges worldwide.

Pentecost University College (Ghana) is accredited by the National accreditation Board (NAB) and ABE, UK to run the programme in Ghana.

 

Business Management

Every organisation, whether large or small, needs to be well managed before they can become successful. Therefore development of managerial skills, techniques and tools are essential for high business growth.

 

Why study the Business Management programme?

The Business Management programme, which is accredited by Ofqual, is a comprehensive and detailed programme which covers the knowledge and skills required in modern business practice. The programme will provide you with an appreciation of the theoretical issues involved in the study of business whilst also helping you to develop a range of practical skills which will enhance your value to employers. Major topics covered in the Business Management programme include management, marketing, economics and accounting.

To aid you in your studying of the Business Management programme, ABE has developed a series of Study Manuals. These books cover all the learning outcomes of the respective syllabuses and are essential reading for all Business Management students, and for students who are studying other ABE programmes which have units which are common to the Business Management programme.

Career Opportunities

The positions below are examples of jobs currently held by ABE Business Management qualification holders. The list is not exhaustive as ABE qualifications are applicable to a wide range of vocations.

  • Diploma Level 4 in Business Management- Marketing Assistant, Administration Assistant, or Accounts Assistant
  • Diploma Level 5 in Business Management– Marketing Executive, Management Trainee, or Secretary
  • Diploma Level 6 in Business Management– Marketing Manager, Office Manager, or HR Manager

Programme structure

The Business Management programme now comprises three pathways*

  • Business Management pathway
  • Business Management – Marketing Management pathway
  • Business Management – Human Resource Management pathway

Each of the pathways is split into three levels: Diploma Level 4, Diploma Level 5 and Diploma Level 6

Human Resource Management

The effective management of an organisation's human resources is now recognised as a critical component in the success of public and private enterprises. This recognition has led to a demand for trained and qualified HR professionals and the development of a career structure rising to the highest levels of the organisation.

Why study the Human Resource Management programme?

The Human Resource Management programme introduces you to the academic disciplines that underlie the effective management of the human resource and proceeds to explore the theory, practice and strategy of human resource management.

To aid you in your studying of the Human Resource Management programme, ABE has developed a series of Study Manuals in partnership with BPP Learning Media. These books cover all the learning outcomes of the respective syllabuses and are essential reading for all Human Resource Management students.

Career Opportunities

The positions below are examples of jobs currently held by ABE Human Resource Management qualification holders. The list is not exhaustive as ABE qualifications are applicable to a wide range of vocations.

  • Diploma 4 in Human Resource Management- working in a Personnel or HR Department 
  • Diploma 5 in Human Resource Management– Assistant Personnel Manager or Assistant HR Manager 
  • Diploma 6 in Human Resource Management– Personnel Manager or HR Manager

There are three levels of qualification available on the Human Resource Management programme - Diploma Level 4, Diploma Level 5 and Diploma Level 6

Marketing Management

Marketing is an important function that brings companies and clients closer together. Marketing management and establishing a marketing orientated organisation with the emphasis on the customer is a core component in an organisation’s success.

Why study the Marketing Management programme?

The programme introduces students to the crucial role that marketing plays in business development. Holders of our Marketing Management qualifications will have a good knowledge and understanding of the key principles of marketing and will be able to relate this to the workplace.

Career Opportunities

The positions below are examples of jobs currently held by ABE Marketing Management qualification holders. The list is not exhaustive as ABE qualifications are applicable to a wide range of vocations.

  • Diploma Level 4 in Marketing Management- Marketing or Business Development Assistant 
  • Diploma Level 5 in Marketing Management– Assistant Marketing or Assistant Business Development Manager 
  • Diploma Level 6 in Marketing Management– Marketing or Business Development Manager

There are three levels of qualification available on the Marketing Management programme - Diploma Level 4, Diploma Level 5 and Diploma Level 6

Lecture Sessions

Weekdays (Mondays - Fridays) 7:30am - 1:30pm and Weekend (Saturdays) 7:00am - 3:00pm

Application Forms

Download the forms.

Please note that forms downloaded from this website should be attached to a GH¢ 50.00 bankers draft payable to Pentecost University College in an enclosed envelope and mailed to:

The Coordinator (ABE)

Pentecost University College

P. O. Box KN 1739, Accra

Purchase

Application Forms may also be obtained at a cost of GH 50.00 from any of the following outlets:

  • Ghana Post Office (EMS counters in all Regional Branches Nationwide)
  • FedEx Offices Nationwide
  • Pentecost University Campus, Sowutuom – Accra (Accounts Office)
  • Forms can be downloaded from www.pentvars.edu.gh

For further enquiries please call: 0507067700

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