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IIT’s Business Management degree with University of Westminster – UK Provides Current Business World Learning

The 4-year Business Management programme provides academic experience with a strong emphasis on development of business knowledge, skills and capabilities that suit the rapidly-evolving global business world. The course helps nurture an enquiring, critical and reflective approach to ideas and issues, enabling successful graduates to actively contribute to organisations in the private or public sector and even their own businesses.The course, content and outline are identical to what is offered at the University of Westminster – UK.
During Year 1 of the programme, students are given an introduction on how the global business environment operates and the functions of business organisations. They are providedhands-on experience on analysing and managing information usingthe latest technological tools widely used in today’s organisations. They are also provided knowledge through the modules Accounting and Finance Fundamentals, Marketing Principles and People & Organisations. Additionally, the Optional Modules -Business Mathematics and Academic English – focus on areas such as effective presentations, research and referencing, report writing, critical thinking and evaluations.
In Year 2, students are exposed to the modules Operations & Digital Business and Business Decision Making where theyare taught on how to leverage technology to achieve success in the business world.A variety of supply chain and business decision making software, thatincludes Supply Chain Management, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) and Customer Relationship Management (CRM) software, are used to provide actual business world simulation scenarioswhile the students’ leadership and people skills are developed in the module Managing and Leading People. Under the Professional Practice module, they are presented the chance to be placed in a leading organisation for a period of 3 weeks where they are able to learn and understand aspects such as communication, ethics and governance. As Optional Modules, they can choose from Business Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility, Project Management, Web-enabled Business and Entrepreneurial Practice.
Year 3 consists of the student’s 12-month industry placement in a leading organisation where they are able to put into practice the knowledge gained during the first two years and acquire new knowledge based on real-life situations they encounter in the organisation. They will be exposed to the operational aspects of different departments and will obtain professional skills which will result in them gaining in confidence when facing their future career. The final year of the programme will provide knowledge on areas such as Global Strategic Management as well as current trending topics Sustainable Business, Innovation and Creativity. They will also have the chance to choose from several Optional Modules including Digital Analytics, Social Media for Business, Global Accounting and Multinational Enterprises, Interactive and Digital Marketing and Professional Experience.
In order to enrol for BA (Hons) in Business Management programme, students should have obtained a minimum of 12 points for the results in the GCE (A/L) examination in any stream. They are allocated 10 points for each A grades, 8 points for each B grade, 6 points for each C grade, 4 points for each S grade and 2 points for GIT (local A/L) and each E grade (London A/Ls). Students who have only completed up to GCE (O/L) and obtained a minimum of 6 passes in the Local GCE (O/L) examination with Credit passes in English & Mathematics or obtained a minimum of 5 passes in the London GCE (O/L) examination with Credit passes in English & Mathematics, can follow IIT’s “Foundation Certificate in Higher Education” and enrol for the programme on successful completion.
Informatics Institute of Technology (IIT) was established in 1990 as the first private higher education institute that awards reputed British degrees in the field of ICT and Business. IIT is an award-winning campus offering internal postgraduate and undergraduate degrees from the University of Westminster, UK and Robert Gordon University, UK. IIT has played a pivotal role in strengthening the IT and Business sectors in Sri Lanka over the years by producing world-class graduates. These graduates have gone on to become successful entrepreneurs and IT/Business professionals in both local and international corporate and government entities. Since its inception, IIT has produced thousands of graduates who have excelled in hundreds of organizations around the globe.

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