Start Dates
1st and 15th of every month
3 months
London School of Business & Finance
Awarded by
London School of Business and Finance
Endorsed by
Institute of Administrative Management
The Certificate in Business Skills Competency is a chance for professionals to prepare themselves for more advanced leadership roles in both the private and public sector, building on the key aspects of strategic management.
This online course will help you to gain the competitive edge by developing relevant, up-to-date, and applicable business skills in a global context. You’ll gain a broader understanding of executing management practices in an organisation, leadership strategy, and decision making which will help prepare you for advanced management positions in your industry.

Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this certificate programme will possess career-ready skills in:

  • Gathering detailed and in-depth market knowledge
  • Understanding the synthesis and presentation of quantitative and qualitative data
  • Leading the implementation of strategy based on operational management theories
  • Decision making with creativity and integrity
  • Online Delivery

    Your programme modules and learning content are delivered via the Canvas study platform, and feature the following resources:

    • Professionally produced video lectures created by leading business practitioners
    • A designated tutor who will provide support and feedback throughout your programme
    • Case studies and discussion questions to enhance your understanding of theory in context
    • Downloadable e-books and free library resources to aid your assignment writing and research
    • Access to online forums where you can share and discuss new concepts with fellow students and professionals from around the world
    • For non-native speakers of English, an IELTS score of 4.5, or equivalent
    • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required
  • On completion of this course, you’ll have gained an understanding of how to:       

    • Acquire an overview of basic business concepts, language, and practice, including marketing, operations, supply chain, finance, and leadership
    • Communicate more effectively with colleagues and fellow senior managers
    • Learn best applicable leadership techniques and how they can be applied within the industry
    • Assess strategic business issues and make a timely contribution to these through problem solving in a team environment

    The five areas that participants will engage with on the course are: Entrepreneurship, Sustainability and Corporate Governance, Business Finance, Leadership, Marketing, and Operations. Alongside weekly discussion questions, you’ll complete a final written assignment that is approximately 2,500 words, and encompasses the learning outcomes of the programme.

  • Class Profile


I loved the international aspect of studying online. It’s a very rewarding learning environment. I am absolutely happy with my choice, I’d do it again.
— Daniela Rochow, Germany
Brinsley Bailey
I love everything about the platform. It is so easy to navigate and the fact that I can access my work, view the online libraries, and talk to my classmates in one area is very useful.
— Brinsley Bailey, United Kingdom
Kunhipurayil Ratnakumar Mattankot
Learning is the most important thing. Continue to learn. Don’t stop your learning.
— Kunhipurayil Ratnakumar Mattankot, India
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