Level 4 Diploma in Business Management (RQF)
The qualification offers learners the opportunity to develop knowledge, understanding and skills related to a range of management areas including: businesses types and functions, developing marketing plans, human resource management, and the role of a leader and the functions of a manager, management accounting, project management principles, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Learners will develop knowledge and understanding of organisational structures and functions. They will explore internal and external factors affecting decision making in an organisation. The role of a leader, the functions of a manager and the various characteristics, traits and behaviours for effective management and leadership are covered. Other areas covered include developing marketing plans, human resource management, management accounting, project management principles, methodologies, tools, techniques and implementation, carrying out a business project, innovation and entrepreneurship.
Unit 1: The business environment
Unit 2: The fundamentals of marketing
Unit 3: Human resource management
Unit 4: Leadership and operations management
Unit 5: Management accounting systems
Unit 6: Project management
Unit 7: Innovation in business
Unit 8: Entrepreneurship and business start-ups
There are no specific entry requirements however learners should have a minimum of level two in literacy and numeracy or equivalent. It would be beneficial for learners to have a business management qualification at level 3 and experience of working in a business environment.
The qualification is suitable for learners of 18 years of age and above.
Successful learners can progress to other qualifications such as:
TQUK Level 5 Diploma Business Management
TQUK Level 5 Award/Diploma in Management and Leadership
Level 5 Diploma in Human Resource Management
Opportunities within their current job role/alternative job roles
Learners must achieve 120 credits from eight mandatory units
Time This is an estimate of the total length of time it is expected that a learner will typically take to achieve and demonstrate the level of attainment necessary for the award of the qualification i.e. to achieve all learning outcomes.
Total Qualification Time is comprised of GLH and an estimate of the number of hours a learner is likely to spend in preparation, study or any other learning including assessment, which takes place as directed by, but not under the supervision of a lecturer, supervisor or tutor. The credit value, where given, for a qualification is determined by TQT, as one credit corresponds to 10 hours of learning.
All learning outcomes must be met to achieve a pass – there is no grading
All payments are non-refundable and non-transferable.