OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management.

OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management.

OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management.

This qualification provides you with an excellent foundation for building a business career in a range of organisations.

It is designed to ensure you are ‘business ready’: confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of business and management and equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change.

The Level 4 Diploma in Business Management will provide you with the underpinning knowledge, understanding and skills associated with business activities, policies, procedures and processes required to work effectively in a business environment.

The units combine both theoretical and practical 
knowledge in the areas of academic and research skills, business and global operations, finance and accounting, business communication, leadership and team working. 

Successful completion of this qualification will support you to either progress to university, or provide you with the requisite skills and knowledge to enter the world of work within your chosen or desired sector.

If you want to go on the part of university progression this qualification represents practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Higher National Certificates (HNC) and Year 1 of a three-year UK Bachelor's degree programme.

The Level 4 Diploma in Business Management consists of 6 mandatory units for a
combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 600 Guided
Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

After you have successfully completed the Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification if you so wish you may, within 3 years, progress and complete the required Level 5 mandatory units to gain the full Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business Management qualification.

As this qualification is approved and regulated by 
Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) You are also eligible to gain direct entry into Year 2 of a three year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.

All fees paid for the qualification include:
1.e-portfolio allocation.
2.Tutor support.
3. Research and support materials.
4. Certificate issue.
5. Learner support if raised and identified.
6. FREE NUS discount card.
7. When on an instalment plan there is no interest rate charged.
8. Upon signing up for the qualification an agreed break in learning and qualification can be issued upon request as soon as it is identified and raised.

Course structure

Below is a list of the mandatory units that make up the qualification. 
  • Academic Writing and Research Skills (20 credits ).
  • Business Operations (20 credits ).
  • Communication in Business (20 credits ).
  • Finance and Accounting (20 credits ).
  • Leading and Managing Teams (20 credits).
  • Operating in a Global Context (20 credits ).
  • Entry requirement:

    • Relevant Level 3 Diploma qualification or equivalent qualification
    • GCE Advanced level in 2 subjects or equivalent qualification
    • Mature learners (over 21) with relevant management experience.

    Method of Assessment:
    This qualification is internally assessed and quality assured by Centre staff then externally quality assured. This is a knowledge and competence-based qualification.

    Knowledge evidence includes but not limited to written work completed then submitted online via the e-portfolio system, assignment tasks and where possible reports from work placement while considering GDPR as required as part of assessment.

    Direct observation of competence inline to unit standard and learner’s Organisation policy and procedure where there is COVID restriction in place has to be followed.

    To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, you must provide evidence to demonstrate that you have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria. Judgement that you have successfully fulfilled the assessment criteria is made by your allocated Assessor.

    Support facility available:
    24/7 online access to e-portfolio available upon registration, including planned Tutor support.
    Hybrid teaching and learning takes place which include face to face where possible and virtual online classroom session.
    Research and support materials available to learner.

    Online e-learning platform is used to support learner while on the programme.
    Tutors are all sector expert with over 30 years combined experience of working and delivering within the Sector.

    Method of Payment:
    Employer funding and invoicing.
    Self funding available with the option of an instalment plan.
    For 2 monthly instalment payment plan, complete the contact us form below to make arrangement for instalment.  
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