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1st and 15th of every month
London School of Business & Finance
3 to 9 months
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London School of Business and Finance
Discover more about international business and ethics, corporate governance and social responsibility, and fundamental legal concepts.
This diploma course consists of three modules; Governance and Ethics will help you understand the relationship between corporate governance and social responsibility; Business Law will challenge you to develop a sound understanding of legal systems, and how to identify and apply fundamental legal concepts across a full range of business scenarios; and finally, Policy Issues in the Global Economy will develop your knowledge in the areas of international trade, investment, and the migration of peoples across economic regions.

Learning Outcomes

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

  • How business and ethics co-exist within a global competitive market
  • The relationship between corporate governance and social responsibility
  • International trade, finance and investment, migration of peoples, and immigration 
  • Legal systems and how to identify and apply fundamental legal concepts across a full range of business scenarios
  • 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
  • Entry Requirements

    • A good level of English language ability is recommended
    • Relevant work experience is an asset, but no work experience is required
  • The Diploma in Law and Ethics, is divided into three distinct module areas, in which you will study their range of associated sub-topic subject areas in greater detail:

    • Governance and Ethics
    • Business Law
    • Policy Issues in the Global Economy

    You will be formally assessed once during the programme, which will consist of a written report of up to 3,500 words. Completing this assignment to a satisfactory standard is a mandatory requirement.

  • Class Profile

    Information based on all online classes of 2016



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