The Association of Business Executives (ABE) provides flexible professional business qualifications which can lead to university or help in developing your career.

ABE offers Diplomas in Business Management (with additional pathways in Financial Management and Management of Information Systems), Business Start-up and Entrepreneurship, Human Resource Management, Marketing Management and Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Management.


ABE qualifications are accredited in the UK by Ofqual and by equivalent bodies elsewhere, and are studied by 50,000 students every year in hundreds of colleges worldwide.

At ABE we are committed to offering qualifications that are relevant, recognised and respected. We have a set of values that run through everything we do and which reflect the needs of our students and colleges.



All of our qualifications are developed in consultation with relevant sector skills councils and employers. We keep pace with the fast-moving business world, reflecting 
the latest and most relevant educational thinking. We take a practical approach to learning and aim to create the professionals of tomorrow.


Our fast-track route to a university could save you thousands of pounds. We are global and open to all who have the talent and drive to succeed.


ABE is recognised around the world - from the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulations (Ofqual) in the UK, to equivalent bodies and employers worldwide.


You can study part-time or full-time, whichever suits you best. You can either join a local college or opt for self-study. Our range of business qualifications and network of accredited colleges worldwide adds to our accessibility.

Our Mission Statement

To enhance the intellectual, social and economic development of individuals and communities through the provision of relevant, high-quality, affordable qualifications.

Our vision is to be recognised as the qualification of choice for aspiring business professionals

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