The goal of this Business Management certificate is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for a career in a variety of organizations. It is intended to ensure that each learner is ‘business ready’: a confident, independent thinker with a thorough understanding of business and management and the ability to adapt quickly to change.
The qualification will offer learners with the fundamental information, understanding, and abilities required to function effectively in a business environment, such as company activities, policies, procedures, and processes. Academic and research abilities, business and worldwide operations, finance and accounting, business communication, leadership, and teamwork are all covered in the units. Successful completion of this degree will assist learners in progressing to university, as well as providing learners with the necessary skills and knowledge to enter the world of employment in their chosen industry.
The ATHE Level 4 Diploma in Business and Management is a 120 credit Ofqual Regulated Qualification equivalent to the first year of a bachelor’s degree.
This qualification can be obtained through either blended or distant learning, on a part-time or full-time basis, respectively.
- Each unit has 15 credits.
- Learners must complete 8 units.
|Unit Name||Unit Aims|
|The Business Environment||This unit will develop learners’ understanding of the national and global business environment and the internal and external circumstances in which different organisations operate.|
|People in Organisations||This unit aims to develop knowledge and understanding of those aspects of organisations that concern and support people. This includes communication practices, teamwork, remote working and other organisational structures.|
|Communication Skills for Business||This unit aims to develop knowledge and understanding of the communication practices within organisations and learners are introduced to the different modes and channels of communication used in organisations.|
|Financial and Management Accounting Techniques for Managers||To develop a knowledge and understanding of fundamental financial and management accounting techniques that are used by managers in organisations and to develop skills enabling learners to apply these techniques.|
|Resource Management||The aim of this unit is to provide an overview of the human and physical resources needed in a range of organisations, including those in the primary, service and manufacturing sectors.|
|The Marketing Mix||To develop a comprehensive understanding of the marketing mix and the roles of the seven aspects of the marketing mix to businesses.|
|Corporate Social Responsibility||To develop an understanding of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) issues and impacts of CSR policy. Learners will be able to use their knowledge and understanding to make recommendations for responsible business practice.|
|Managing a Work Based Team Project||This unit aims to develop project management skills for a work-based team project by implementing the different stages of project development, implementation and review.|
For the purposes of this course, we shall define four administrative pillars that govern modern institutions and provide students with a clearer understanding of these principles as a whole. and contemporary management fundamentals
- The first pillar: planning work
- The second pillar: organizing
- Leadership is the third pillar.
- Controlling is the fourth pillar.
- This qualification is designed for learners who are typically aged 18 and above.
- Holds a high school diploma or IGCSE, or other comparable level 3 topics, or other international qualifications equal to a high school diploma.
- Language: We suggest the following English language competency requirements or an acceptable equivalent for non-native English speakers: IELTs 5.5 CEFR B2, CAE 162+ , PTE Academic 42–49.