Level 4 Diploma in Business Studies

OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Studies (QCF)

The content of Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification is focused on managing communication, business organisations in a global context, people management, finance for managers as well as an understanding of the research skills and personal development expected of a manager.

It includes a broad range of highly relevant business and management subject areas, making it ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private of public sector business. The programme allows learners to acquire knowledge and understanding in a range of topics and to develop key skills they require to work in Business Management roles.


Entry Requirements

learner must possess:

  • Level 3 Diploma or GCE/GCSE or equivalent overseas qualifications 

  • Mature learners (over 21) with relevant work experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)


Qualification Structure

OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management consists of the following 6 mandatory units that provide a total of 120 credits:

  • Study Skills

  • Business

  • Introduction to Business Communication

  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods

  • Introduction to Business

  • Introduction to Finance


Study Skills

This unit will enable you develop effective research plans, be able to identify areas of research process that needs attention and communicate outcomes.


Business Context

This unit is set out for you to gain understanding of the purposes of types of business organisations and develop an understanding of the dimensions of Business Environments.


Introduction to Business Communication

This unit aims to enhance you with business communication skills to enable you operate confidently in the business world. You will be able to make persuasive presentations, negotiate convincingly, write reports solving strategic problems, write promotional material and enhance your skills of cross-cultural communication, cultural awareness and your understanding of the role of languages in business.


Introduction to Quantitative Methods

This Unit provides a review of basic concepts from mathematics, namely calculus, matrix algebra and probability that need to be understood by all business personals. The emphasis rests on understanding these concepts and being able to apply them to a wide variety of mathematical problems.


Introduction to Business

This Unit aims to develop your understanding of the types of businesses and to develop an appreciation of external influences on organisations such as the comparative environmental framework.


Introduction to Finance

This unit considers the current regulations governing financial reporting, the formats of financial statements and the purpose of these statements for different users

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