GMIT Prospectus 2021/22

Bachelor of Business (Honours) (Level 8) Bachelor of Business (Level 7) Higher Certificate in Business (Level 6)

Code: GA182 Level: 8 Code: GA170 Level: 7 Code: GA160 Level: 6

Why study Business? GMIT’s exciting Bachelor of Business degrees and Higher Certificates aim to provide students with a broad-based education in business management. You will study a variety of business management subjects and develop an understanding of the administrative, economic, legal, and social environment within which businesses operate. We help you to develop strong interpersonal skills, including working as part of a team and management and leadership skills, during your time in college. You will also develop independent thinking and discovery skills through applied research projects. The fourth year of the Honours degree incorporates practical projects which are aimed at cultivating your analytical, strategic, and critical thinking skills. This will prepare you to hit the ground running in today’s fast changing business environment.

What will I study? Year 1: • Microeconomics and Macroeconomics • Financial Accounting 1 and Management Accounting 1 • Management Principles and Business Environment • Learning and Innovation Skills • Introduction to Marketing • Computer Applications • Human Resource Management • Introduction to Entrepreneurship Year 2: • Business Information Systems • Business Communications • Human Resource Development • Applied Principles of Marketing • Statistics for Business • Intermediate Macroeconomics • Selling Techniques • Organisational Behaviour

Elective: • Academic Writing

Year 3: • Sales Management • Financial Management • Digital Business • Project Management • Operations Management • Business Ethics and Corporate Governance • Business Communications and Negotiations • Technology, Management and Society Year 4: • Research Methods • People Management • Critical Thinking • Strategic Management • Project • Workplace Issues: HR and IR in Context • Supply Chain Management

Elective: • New Venture Creation and New Venture Planning • Quantitative Techniques • Organisation Design • Civic Engagement • Family Business • Social Entrepreneurship

• French Language and Culture 1 • German Language and Culture 1 • Spanish Language and Culture 1 • Gaeilge Language and Culture 1

• French Language and Culture 3 • German Language and Culture 3 • Spanish Language and Culture 3 • Gaeilge Language and Culture 3 Elective: • Employment Law in Practice • Contemporary Management • Performance Management and Decision Making • Services Marketing • International Economic Policy • Integrated Enterprise Systems • French Language and Culture 4 • German Language and Culture 4 • Spanish Language and Culture 4 • Gaeilge Language and Culture 4

Elective: • Management Accounting 2 and Financial • Accounting 2 • Business Start-up • Leadership and Change Management • Family Business • Social Entrepreneurship • French Language and Culture 2 • German Language and Culture 2 • Spanish Language and Culture 2 • Gaeilge Language and Culture 2

Places 180

Duration 2/3/4 years

School of Business

Campus Galway

Talk to us: Evelyn Moylan, Programme Chair Tel: +353 91 742175 | E-mail: evelyn.moylan@gmit.ie

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