Management of Information Systems

Information is crucial to running a successful business. Technology now provides a range of information systems, so a modern manager needs to understand the way they can be used to develop and control the business.

ABE now offer a Management of Information Systems pathway within the Business Management programme. The new pathway system allows greater flexibility for students, who now have the option to achieve additional qualifications. The Management of Information Systems pathway contains three levels of Ofqual accredited qualifications to improve your information management knowledge and skills. 
Programme structure 
Level 4 Diploma
Compulsory units
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods
  • Introduction to Business Communication
  • Introduction to Management Information Systems
Level 5 Diploma
Compulsory units
  • Quantitative Methods for Business Management
  • The Business Environment
  • Financial Accounting
  • Marketing Policy, Planning and Communication
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Human Resource Management
Optional units (choose two from)
  • Information Systems Applications for Business
  • Information Systems Development
  • Managing the Customer Relationship
Level 6 Diploma
Compulsory units
  • Corporate Strategy and Planning
  • Managing in Organisations
  • International Business Case Study
  • Project Management
  • Information Systems for Strategic Management
Entry requirements
Entry requirement for Diploma Level 4
Candidates of all educational backgrounds are welcome and no formal entry qualifications are required.However, applicants should have attained GCSE or equivalent in Mathematics and have demonstrated competence in English Language.
Entry requirement for Diploma Level 5
Applicants must have attained at least one of  the following:
  • An ABE Level 4 Diploma or equivalent
  • Two GCE A levels or any Level 3 equivalent together with four GCSEs at Grade C or above, including English and Mathematics
  • BTEC National Diploma or overseas equivalent
Entry requirement for Diploma Level 6
Applicants must have attained at least one of the following:
  • An ABE Level 5 Diploma or equivalent qualification from another internationally recognised awarding body or approved Overseas Institute of Higher Education
  • A UK Degree or Overseas equivalent, awarded by a recognised university, or a BTEC HND
  • Five years’ managerial experience