The objective of the 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.
This qualification is regulated by Ofqual – The Office of the Qualifications and Examination Regulator in England at Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) Level 5. Therefore, it is international recognised.
To enrol at Level 5 Diploma in Business Management (RQF), you must have
Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 4 Diploma or equivalent. We prefer students who have 120 credits.
Mature learners (over 21) with management experience
Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
English requirements: International applicants must have 5.5. SELT IELTS in each component
Successful completion of this qualification will prepare learners to seek managerial role in any public or private sector or further learning.
The Level 5 Diploma in Business Management consists of 6 mandatory units for a combined total of 120 credits.
You will study the following units
Unit 1 - Human Resource Management
The aim of this unit is to introduce learners to Human Resource theory and skills that underpin Human Resource Management (HRM) practices through a range of case studies.
Unit 2 - Project Management
The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ understanding and skills relating to the project management principles, methodologies, tools and techniques that are used in business.
Unit 3 - Strategic Marketing
The aim of this unit is to provide learners with a detailed understanding of the marketing planning process and to apply these principles to a variety of business contexts. The unit also provides a comprehensive understanding of environmental analysis and how this can lead to the development of appropriate objectives and strategies to enhance operational marketing performance.
Unit 4 - Accounting for Managers
The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ skills in preparing financial statements for a variety of organisations using a range of techniques, and that comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
Unit 5 - Business Law
The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ understanding of the concepts and principles of UK business law and the ability to apply them to practical situations.
Unit 6 - Business Ethics
The aim of this unit is to provide learners with a broad understanding of the roles and requirements for businesses to embed ethics and incorporate social responsibility. It provides learners with an understanding of the issues surrounding corporate social responsibility and ethics from national and international perspectives. Significant emphasis is placed on the role that corporate governance plays in ensuring accountability to the owners and other stakeholders within businesses.