ABE Levels 4 & 5 in Business Management
ABE Levels 4 & 5 in Marketing
ABE Levels 4 & 5 in Human Resources


The Association of Business Executives (ABE) is a skills development specialist and awarding organisation providing internationally recognised learning, credentials and quality assurance in the fields of business, entrepreneurship and employability. ABE has an outstanding history and an excellent global reputation.

The content and format of our qualifications are the outcome of extensive research that explored the skills employees need to possess in order for businesses to succeed. Our qualifications are designed to adapt and develop in line with the needs and demands of employers now and in the future.

ABE qualifications are delivered by Accredited Centre Partners, which operate in all four corners of the globe. ABE Alumni form a well-established, prestigious global network of professionals engaged in a wide range of disciplines – in business, the professions and in government.


This course will teach you how to improve the way you or your organisation does business. Good customer service is the cornerstone of every successful business. It builds a loyal customer base, increases customer satisfaction and helps businesses to grow and prosper.


ABE provides high quality qualifications in the areas of Entrepreneurship, Business Start-Up, Business Management, Marketing, and Human Resources, giving the ABE learner the skills to secure a job or start a business in today’s competitive employment market.

Top reasons people choose ABE are:
• To build a great career
• To top up to a university degree quickly and affordably
• To enjoy flexibility – units can be studied in any order and over any time period

Levels 4 and 5 of ABE allow for a progression to the University of Bedfordshire Bachelor Degree Top Up (duration 12 months) and then onto the MBA.

Nations offers the following ABE Business Management Courses:

• Levels 4 & 5 Diploma in Business Management
• Level 5 Diploma in Management & Marketing
• Level 5 Diploma in Management & Human Resources


Nations is the largest provider of ABE courses in Guyana and the second largest ABE centre of the 232 centres worldwide. We regularly secure top paper awards with every examination sitting. Nations has graduated over 2,000 ABE students in recent years and has extensive experience in offering the qualifications. We have an estensive experience and a full time Student Services department who are a phone call or email away from getting support and help.


You may choose to either do the classes during the day or in the evenings:

Evening classes commence each year in:
• January
• July

Day classes are offered onlyforLevel 4 Diploma in Business Management and they commence in October.


Level 4
Comprised of four mandatory units in total:
• Dynamic Business Environments
• Enterprising Organisations
• Employability and Self-development
• Finance for Managers

Level 5
Comprised of six units in total, four mandatory units and two optional units for a Specialist Stream. Mandatory units are:
• Managing Agile Organisations and People
• Innovation and Business Performance
• Effective Financial Management
• International Business Economics & Markets

Optional units are:

Level 5 Diploma in Business Management– must choose 2:

• Operations Management
• Analytical Decision Making
• Managing Stakeholder Relationships

Level 5 Diploma in Management & Marketing– must choose 2:
• Human Resource Management
• Employee Engagement
• The HR Professional

Level 5 Diploma in Management & Human Resources– must choose 2:
• Integrated Marketing Communications
• Buyer & Consumer Behaviour
• Societal & Social Marketing


Level 4
Open Access. It is preferred to have at least CSEC/IGCSE qualifications in Math and English.

Level 5
Applicants must have obtained one of the following:
An ABE Level 4 Certificate; or two ‘A’ levels; or any equivalent overseas qualification.

In addition ABE welcomes applicants with 2 years working experience at a supervisory level with a signed employer’s reference letter.


Course durations vary depending on how quickly you are able to finish your classes

Level 4 The course runs for 6-12 months
Level 5 The course runs for 12-18 months


Level 4
All fees shown below are Inclusive of Tuition, Student Membership, Examination and Registration Fees

Level 4 is offered either in the day class format or the evenings:
• Evening Classes GUY $190,200*
• Day Classes GUY $234,200*

Level 5
The cost for these courses is GUY $330,000*

*These fees can be paid in installments


Students are assessed by both assignments and examinations which will bemarked by ABE. Those resitting exams, or who are not registered students of Nations, pay an Admin Fee of G$10,000 per subject when sitting exams.


Click the following links to Register for each class:

ABE – Day Class

ABE – January Intake

ABE – July Intake


This course is managed by a Programme Manager who can be contacted to gain further information regarding the course details and the schedule of upcoming classes. Please feel free to contact:


Ms. Shauna Jupiter

Phone: +592 22 65781 X 113


Successful learners will be awarded a Diploma from the Association of Business Executives (ABE). ABE is an Awarding Organization based in the UK offering OFQUAL Regulated and Professional qualification in the UK and Internationally. The Association of Business Executives (ABE) is a professional membership body and an examination board. ABE business and management qualifications are recognized worldwide. ABE is a not-for-profit skills development specialist and Ofqual-regulated awarding organisation.  They provide internationally recognised qualifications, learning, credentials and quality assurance in the fields of business, entrepreneurship and employability.