Business Management

Business Management

Business Management has developed to become a science in recent past and with the growth of globalised business activities there is an ever growing demand of qualified business management graduates in all industries. At the same time, those who have been working in their industries for years are encouraged by the industry to seek higher and more advanced qualifications in order to sharpen and update their skills set.

The education in this specialty creates an opportunity for professional development in the management of own businesses, small and medium enterprises; in taking managerial positions in big firms, companies, and corporations.

With a professional diplomas degree from a prestigious UK awarding body a new entrant or a seasoned manager, both have a great potential to achieve high in their life and progress quickly to further levels of their career. The unique blend of modern concepts of business industry coupled with task building exercises from real life case studies throughout the course provide a very solid foundation of understanding of industry to all learners aspiring to be in senior management positions worldwide.

Studying for a business management / studies qualification allows you to develop a broad understanding of business organisations and provides you with subject-specific knowledge in areas such as markets, customers, finance, operations, communication and business policy and strategy.

The objective of the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for building a career in a range of organisations. It designed to ensure each learner is business ready: a confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of business and management and equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change.

The content of the qualification is focused on:

  • managing business communication
  • understanding the business environment and organisations in a global context
  • business functions including people management
  • quantitative methods in business
  • finance for managers
  • research and academic writing.

The qualification is ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private or public sector business. Successful completion of the Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification will enable learners to progress to further study or employment.

Qualification structure

The OTHM 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 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Mandatory units

  • Research and Academic Writing (20 credits)
  • Business Environment (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Business Communication (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Business Functions (20 credits)
  • Introduction to Finance (20 credits)

Duration and Delivery

The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time students (not available for visa students).

The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials and seminars at LMLS.

Assessment and Verification

All units within this qualification are internally assessed by LMLS and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

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

Progression

Successful completion of OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification will provide learners the opportunity for seeking employment in the industry at a start-up level.

A wide range of academic progressions including OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management is also a choice of many learners. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into 2nd year of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree program as well.

The objective of the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management qualification is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for a career in a range of organisations. It designed to ensure that each learner is business ready: a confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of business and management, and equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change.

The content of the qualification is focused on people management, managing projects, marketing, finance for managers, business law, business ethics and social responsibility.

The qualification is ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private or public sector business. Successful completion of the Level 5 Diploma in Business Management qualification will provide learners with the opportunity to progress to further study or employment.

Qualification structure

The OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 480 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Mandatory units

  • Human Resource Management (20 credits)
  • Project Management (20 credits)
  • Strategic Marketing (20 credits)
  • Accounting for Managers (20 credits)
  • Business Law (20 credits)
  • Business Ethics (20 credits)

Duration and Delivery

The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time students (not available for visa students).

The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials and seminars at LMLS.

Assessment and Verification

All units within this qualification are internally assessed by LMLS and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

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

Progression

Successful completion of OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification will provide learners the opportunity for seeking employment in the industry at a start-up level.

A wide range of academic progressions including OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Business Management is also a choice of many learners. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into 2nd year of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree program as well.

This is a Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership. The Strategic Management and Leadership qualification has been developed for Senior Managers who have the responsibility to translate organisational strategy into effective performance. This qualification requires managers to focus on the requirements of implementing the organisations strategy. This qualification reflects current practice in Strategic Management and Leadership and allows learners to develop and expand their high-level understanding of Strategic Management and Leadership in the workplace.

The objective of the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification is to develop strategic management and leadership skills for managers who have the authority and personal attributes to translate organisational strategy into effective operational performance. This qualification reflects current practice in Strategic Management and Leadership and allows learners to develop and expand their high-level understanding of strategic management and leadership in the workplace. This qualification is suitable for mature learners with a background in academic study or industry. The qualification has a clear work-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside theoretical fundamentals.

Successful completion of the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification will equip learners with the key skills and capabilities to become an effective strategic manager. The qualification also allows learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study towards an MBA with advanced standing.

Qualification Structure

The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership consists of 4 mandatory units and 4 optional units, making a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 600 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

Mandatory Units

  • Professional Development and Communication Skills (10 credits)
  • Strategic Management (15 credits)
  • Strategic Human Resource Management (15 credits)
  • Advanced Business Research Methods (20 credits)

Optional Units – Choose any Four

  • Strategic Financial Management (15 credits)
  • Supply Chain and Operations Management (15 credits)
  • Enterprise and Entrepreneurship (15 credits)
  • Globalization and Corporate Governance (15 credits)
  • Strategic Change Management (15 credits)
  • Strategic Marketing (15 credits)
  • Global Marketing Strategy (15 credits)

Duration and Delivery

The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time students (not available for visa students).

The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials and seminars at LMLS.

Assessment and Verification

All units within this qualification are internally assessed by LMLS and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

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

 

Progressions

Successful completion of OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification is a most advanced qualification and most sought after certification It enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their further study. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to progress to an MBA top-up with advanced standing.