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Business Growth through Acquisition

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Price: £90.00 £81.00

Where: Online Course

Online Course on Growth through Acquisition  There are various options to consider when growing a business. This course focuses on one...

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  • 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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