OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business Management

Qualification Number: 610/0335/9

COURSE LEVEL
Level 5 Ext
COURSE TYPE
Endorsed Course
AWARDING BODY
OTHM
DURATION
1 Year
STUDY METHOD
Online Self-Paced
CERTIFICATE
Available to Purchase Separately
Assessment Method
Internal assessment then external verification by OTHM

Overview

The objective of the OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business Management qualification is to provide learners with a specialist work-related Programme of study that provides a depth of knowledge and understanding of key aspects within the business sector.

Learners will study level 4 and 5 units, worth 120 credits per academic year with a total credit value of 240 credits (equivalent to the first 2 years of an honors degree). All units are mandatory.

The Level 4 units lay the foundations of learning by providing an introduction to contemporary Business topics.

The units combine both theoretical and practical knowledge in the profession and will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of academic and research skills, business and global operations, finance and accounting, communication, leadership and team working.

The Level 5 units give learners the opportunities to apply key skills and techniques in a variety of relevant occupational areas. The Programme of study provides learners with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing managers, professionals and policy makers in their own country. Learners will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of business strategy, human resources, marketing, business law, management accounting and decision making and understand the requirements for staring a new business.

Successful completion of this qualification will equip learners with the specialist skills and technical terminology to develop their business and management skills and to progress to further study or employment.

Course Outline

The OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business Management qualification consists of 12 mandatory units, 240 credits, 2400 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and the recommended Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for this qualification is a minimum of 1200 hours.

To achieve the OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business Management, learners must achieve 240 credits, of which 120 credits are at Level 4 (6 units) and 120 credits are at Level 5 (6 units).

Mandatory units

  • Level 4: 6 Mandatory units
  • Academic Writing and Research Skills (20 credits)
  • Business Operations (20 credits)
  • Communication in Business (20 credits)
  • Finance and Accounting (20 credits)
  • Leading and Managing Teams (20 credits)
  • Operating in a Global Context (20 credits)
  • Level 5: 6 Mandatory units
  • Principals and Concepts of Strategy (20 credits)
  • The Management of Human Resources (20 credits)
  • Marketing for Managers (20 credits)
  • Business Law for Managers (20 credits)
  • Management Accounting for Decision Making (20 credits)
  • Business Start-up; Conception to Market (20 credits)

 

Requirements

These qualifications are designed for learners who are typically aged 18 and above.

The entry profile for learners is likely to include at least one of the following:

  • Relevant Level 3 Diploma qualification or equivalent qualification
  • GCE Advanced level in 2 subjects or equivalent qualification
  • Mature learners (over 21) with relevant management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)

English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country, they must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit the English Language Expectations page.

 

Who is This Course For?

The objective of the OTHM Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business Management qualification is to provide learners with a specialist work-related Programme of study that provides a depth of knowledge and understanding of key aspects within the business sector.

Learners will study level 4 and 5 units, worth 120 credits per academic year with a total credit value of 240 credits (equivalent to the first 2 years of an honors degree). All units are mandatory.

The Level 4 units lay the foundations of learning by providing an introduction to contemporary Business topics.

The units combine both theoretical and practical knowledge in the profession and will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of academic and research skills, business and global operations, finance and accounting, communication, leadership and team working.

The Level 5 units give learners the opportunities to apply key skills and techniques in a variety of relevant occupational areas. The Programme of study provides learners with an opportunity to engage with the challenges facing managers, professionals and policy makers in their own country. Learners will develop and enhance knowledge and skills in the areas of business strategy, human resources, marketing, business law, management accounting and decision making and understand the requirements for staring a new business.

Successful completion of this qualification will equip learners with the specialist skills and technical terminology to develop their business and management skills and to progress to further study or employment.

 

Assessment

All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre 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 the Assessor.

The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the learners’ overall achievement has been arrived at.

Accreditation

London College for Professionals Offers Endorsed Courses by OTHM UK and under OTHM Endorsed Provision.

OTHM Endorsed Provision

London College for Professionals has designed and developed its courses under the guidance and supervision by OTHM to ensure that its courses meet the high standards quality criteria.

About OTHM

UK based Awarding Organisation regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). We have a network of numerous delivery centres globally to deliver our qualifications. OTHM has established strong academic relationships in the UK and overseas to ensure that OTHM qualifications are recognized globally.

The local and international recognition has enabled OTHM graduates to enhance their employability skills as well as allowing them to join degree and/or Master top-up programmes.

Certification

Upon successfully passing the course, the learner must pay for a Certificate of Completion from LCFP (either in PDF format or Hardcopy) or an Endorsed Diploma from OTHM (Hardcopy).

Payment Plan
Mode of Study (Online)
Option 1: Full Payment
Fee1800
Fee Discounted 1500
Option 2: Instalment Plan
Initial Deposit500
Instalments4 Monthly Instalments @250 per month (UK Based Companies 20% VAT Exclusive) 

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