Level 4 Qualifications  Card  Overview


The aim is to provide high-quality learning opportunities through flexible qualifications at level 4 that prepares  for progression  to more in depth  study at this level or to higher level study, or within a first line manager role.

 

The objective is to develop theoretical concepts relating to business management studies which can be examined externally and which focus on the breadth and depth  of managing  modern  business environments,  in both generic and specific areas.

 

 

Level 4  Certificate  and  diploma  in  Business  Management  Studies

 

 

CERTIFICATE

 

DIPLOMA

 

Notional credit value

 

Minimum 35credits

 

Minimum 68 credits

 

Guided Learning

 

Minimum217hours

 

Minimum310hours

 

Assessment

 

Written examination four times a year

 

Written examination four times a year

 

Entry requirements

 

Level 4 qualifications aim to give practising or potential first line managers the opportunity for further formal development in this role. the qualifications do this by further developing first line management understanding and assisting participants in gaining the knowledge  required at these levels. students do not have to be currently employed to study these qualifications, but may be engaged in voluntary activity or planning for work.

Here are no formal entry requirements, but participants will have a background that
will enable them to benefit from the programmes – which is likely to be level 3 Key skills literacy and numeracy or their equivalent in the uK, and previous knowledge  and/or experience  within a business management environment,  perhaps as a team leade

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progression

 

progression is to aabps level 4 diploma in business management studies, aabps level 5 certificate in business management studies  or other equivalent accredited qualifications. alternatively students may add optional units to meet  their employers’ needs.

 

progression is to aabps level 5 certificate in business management studies  or other equivalent accredited qualifications. alternatively students may add optional units to meet  their employers’ needs.


 

 

Overview  of  Units

 

 

CERTIFICATE

DIPLOMA

Unit Title

credits

glh

m/o

m/o

Leadership-provide leadership and direction for own area of responsibility

Business management and Administration

5

 

 

20

30

 

 

50

m

 

 

m

m

 

 

m

Support the purpose  and values of an organisation

3

14

o

m

aspects of contract and negligence for business

15

60

n/a

m

communication in a business environment

3

25

o

o

Assess,manage  and monitor risks in  abusiness environment

4

18

o

o

Principles of budgets

3

25

o

o

Marketing principles

15

60

o

o

Evaluate and solv ebusiness problems

 

Make decisions in a business environment

6

 

4

16

 

24

o

 

o

o

 

o

Support sustain ability in a business environment

3

14

o

o

Develop and implement marketing  plans

6

25

o

o

Financial accounting and reporting

 

Human resources management

15

 

15

60

 

60

o

 

o

o

 

o

Maintain and develop a healthy and safe customer service environment

8

53

o

o

Build,suppor and manage  ateam

4

20

o

o

Plan,allocate and monitor work in own area of responsibility

 

Lead and manage  meetings

5

 

4

25

 

20

o

 

o

o

 

o

Implementchangeinownareaofresponsibility

6

25

o

o

Manage  ownprofessionaldevelopmentwithinanorganisation

4

20

o

o

Negotiation and influencing

 

principlesofdraftingfinancial statements

6

 

4

30

 

35

o

 

o

o

 

o

 

 

For level  4  full Course Specifications click here