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The Bachelor of Business Management (Honours) is designed to provide you with skills and knowledge across a range of business disciplines with emphasis on management skills. It prepares you in all aspects of business operations and management through a perfect balance of conceptual academic structure and hands-on practical experience.

To develop knowledge and understanding of macroeconomic goals and policy relevant to the national and regional context The module shall also consider the implication of globalization of business  environment  and  the role of international institutions in affecting that environment. Part of that process is to consider what firms can gain from trading internationally and how exchange rates affect trade and financial flows.  Another is to consider how the conditions in which that trade takes place are affected by the ground rules of the World Trade Organization on the one hand and trading within regional; blocs like the European Union on the other.

As a next stage, the types of strategy that a business can adopt in order to benefit from the global economy are reviewed. In particular the significance of multinational company activities and their relationship to their host countries is examined.

Programme Fee

Awarding Body: 

This programme is designed, delivered, assessed and awarded by SEGi University through the Africa Open Learning Platform. 

Endorsement & Recognition: 

This programme is recognized and endorsed by the Seychelles Qualifications Authority (SQA), established under the Seychelles Qualifications Authority Act of 2005. 

Business & Accounting
Entry Requirements: 
Entry Requirements - No 
Age Experience - 19 Years Above 
Language Proficiency - Yes 
Numeracy Proficiency - No 
Pre-requisites - No
  1. Business Environment
  2. Economic Goals
  3. Macroeconomic Policy
  4. Regional Economic Integration
  5. International Institutions
  6. Globalisation
  7. The Global Context Of Business
  8. Multinational Corporations
  9. Business Growth And Strategy

Assignment 1 - 30% 
Assignment 2 - 30% 
Final Examination - 40% 

Credit Transfer: 
Upon successful completion of this Micro-credential certification in Global and Applied Economics (BBM), students will be able to transfer grades and credits into the following programme(s):
  1. Bachelor of Business Management
Continuing Education: 

Upon successful completion of this Bachelor of Business Management programme and meeting the necessary entry requirements, students will be able to progress into the following programme(s):

  1. Master of Financial Planning 
  2. Master of Accountancy 
  3. Master of Business Administration (Global Business)
  4. Master of Business Administration (General Management) 
Career Opportunities: 

The student will enhance the skills in the workplace withI by developing critical-thinking and problem-solving skills to make good decisions. It develops analytical skills to examine data to support good decisions. These skills are desired across careers in the public and private sectors.Suitable professions are Economist, Market Analyst