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Our guide to business development courses

Looking to develop or improve your Business Development skills by trying an Business Development course for the first time? An Business Development course will giving you a basic knowledge and understanding of the subject you’re interested in, plus give you the opportunity to learn more about it. There are often courses based on levels of ability, so whether you’re a complete beginner when it comes to knowing about Business Development or already have some knowledge, there will be a programme suited to your experience. Not only do many courses cost very little to enrol on, but courses like this are usually part-time, meaning you’ll be able to fit learning about Business Development around your work and social schedule.


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Business Development reviews - what others are saying about business development

High standard and did not disappoint

Where: London College of Fashion, University of the Arts London

What: Social Media for Fashion

by Lucy - January 2014

I think the course was very good value for money and met the criteria it described. The tutor was excellent and explained the content clearly and was engaging. He was happy to give students individual time to answer specific questions, and... more

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Awarding organisations for business development courses

  • Association of Business Executives
  • Founded in 1973 by Macmillan publishing, the Ford Motor Company, 3M, the MoD and Unilever, the Association of Business Executives (ABE) provides management training for professional bodies. ABE qualifications provide a framework for you to progress through successive levels as you develop business skills and knowledge.  These qualifications are recognised by the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF). ABE is recognised as an awarding body by the UK’s Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulations (Ofqual) and similar international bodies.  

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