Equine Business Management
Level 3

 
Title of learning programme Equine Business Management
Programme level 3
Duration of learning programme 11 weeks x 10 hours*
Total number of learning hours per programme 110**

* Unlike traditional schools, colleges or universities, there are no terms, semesters, or specified intake dates for our uniquely flexible distance education courses. Our system of continuous enrolment means that our students can enrol on any day and at any time of the year. This allows our students the freedom to plan their studies to fit in with their lifestyle or work commitments.

** Please note that this is only an approximate figure and is dependant upon how much time you can dedicate to your studies and also how well you grasp the learning concepts in the course material. Furthermore, at the end of each module there is a question paper which needs to be completed and returned to your personal tutor.

Structure

 
Module Module Title
1 Horses A Business and an Industry
2 Premises
3 Staff
4 The Office
5   The Law
6   Finance and Profit
7   Yard Management
8   Farm and Estate
9   Enterprises
10   Special Events
 

Learning Outcomes

 
Module 1 Horses A Business and an Industry.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Identify the main equine industries and explain how the choice of an enterprise impacts on the management style
 
Module 2 Premises.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Summarise how important the location of a site is and review what the best site layout is for a given industry
 
Module 3 Staff.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Examine the factors concerned with staff recruitment
 
Module 4 The Office.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Examine the six main areas of office routines in equestrian businesses
 
Module 5 The Law.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Summarise why a basic knowledge of the law is an essential part of equestrian business management
 
Module 6 Finance and Profit.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Identify the elements that make up a basic budget
 
Module 7 Yard Management.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Explain why good Yard Management is so important in the running of an equestrian business
 
Module 8 Farm and Estate.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Summarise the factors involved in good farm management
 
Module 9 Enterprises.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Identify the enterprises that there are on offer
 
Module 10 Special Events.
On successful completion of this module the candidate will be able to:
  Learning Outcome
LO1 Explain why an equestrian business needs to organise special event from time to time

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