Business Management Pathway

EIE Institute of Education's, aim is to provide qualifications to develop strategic management and leadership skills for managers who have the authority and personal attributes to translate organisational strategy into effective operational performance. 


These qualifications reflect current practice in Strategic Management, Business, Entrepreneurship and Leadership, and allows learners to develop and expand their high-level understanding of strategic management and leadership in the workplace. The qualifications have a clear work-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside theoretical fundamentals. 


Our course pathway is made up as follows:

  • MQF Level 4 Diploma in Business Management - 1 year 

Leading to 

  • MQF Level 5 Diploma in Business Management - 1 year

Leading to

  • MQF Level 6 Diploma in Business Management - 1 year

Leading to

  • MQF Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership - 1 year

Leading to 

  • Master of Business Administration (after Level 7 Diploma) - 1 year


Students can start from any level depending on the current qualifications that they possess. Please check our Business Management Courses below.

Diploma in Business Management L4 & L5

Levels 4 & 5 Diploma in Business Management

COURSE DESCRIPTION


The objective of the OTHM Level 4/5 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.


The Level 4 modules and assignments of this course are equivalent to the first year of a University Degree and the Level 5 modules and assignments are equivalent to the second year of a University Degree.


This course is made up of 6 Level 4 modules (120 credits) and 6 level 5 modules (120 credits). Each level also includes 6 written assignments. If a student decides to only study at Level 4 they will receive 120 credits and can apply for an exemption from the first year of a university Degree course. Each module consists of approximately 80 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours of optional learning material. These materials comprise recommended exercises, recommended readings and internet resources.


The Diplomas are awarded by OTHM. 


This course is offered by EIE Institute of Education, through Concordia Global International, an OTHM accredited Centre. 



Other Course Information

ELIGIBILITY


To enrol onto the Level 4 course, you must be at least 18 years of age and have a full secondary education. Before enrolling onto the Level 5 course, you must have attained a Level 4 or equivalent.


CAREER PATH


Successful completion of the full Level 4/5 Diploma in  

Business Management and final year of an accredited Undergraduate Degree programme will give students the right credentials to go on and apply for a Managerial position.


ASSESSMENT


The OTHM Level 4/5 Diploma in Business Management has 6 modules and 6 written assignments at each level. On completion of the modules, students will be given the assignment questions. The assignments are approximately 3000-5000 words each. 


COURSE FEES


Academic Year 1 - Euro 7,500 Academic Year 2 - Euro 7,500 



FUNDING


This course is eligible for funding under the Get Qualified Scheme. Upon Successful completion of the course, students will be able to recover up to 70% of expenses on both the registration and tuition fees paid when starting the course. (Click here for more information)


PROGRESSION ROUTE


Holders of this Diploma are eligible to progress to the following programmes: 


  • OTHM Level 6  Diploma in Business Management (see below)


  • BA (Hons) Management (Distance Learning) - Top Up at Anglia Ruskin University. 


  • BA (Hons) Business (Top-up) at Arden University


  • BA (Hons) Business Management (Top-up) at University of Sunderland



.......and more 

Module Listings

Level 4 Modules: 


 

  • 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)


For further information about learning outcomes, learning and assessment procedures for each module of the Level 4 course, kindly click here to download OTHM's detailed course information document. 


Level 5 Modules :


  • 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)


For further information about learning outcomes, learning and assessment procedures for each module of the Level 5 course, kindly click here to download OTHM's detailed course information document.


RECOGNITION 


The Level 4 Diploma in  

Business Management is awarded by OTHM and is recognised by NCFHE at MQF Level 5. 


The Level 5 Diploma in  

Business Management is awarded by OTHM and is recognised by NCFHE at MQF Level 5. 

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Diploma in Business Management L6

Level 6 Diploma in Business Management

COURSE DESCRIPTION


The objective of the OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Business Management qualification is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for a career in a range of organisations. It's 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 leadership and people management, strategic human resource management, operations management, sustainable business practice, financial decision making as well as the business research skills expected of a manager.

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 6 Diploma in Business Management qualification will provide learners with the opportunity to progress to further study or employment.



The OTHM Level 6 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. Materials comprise recommended exercises, recommended readings and internet resources.


Equivalences


OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 6 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Bachelor’s Degrees with Honours, Bachelor’s Degrees, Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates.



Other Course Information

ELIGIBILITY


To enrol onto the Level 6 course, you must be at least 18 years of age and have a full secondary education, and have attained a Level 5 Diploma or equivalent qualification in Business Management.


CAREER PATH


Successful completion of the full Level 6 Diploma in  

Business Management and any further level, will give students the right credentials to go on and apply for a job in Management.


ASSESSMENT


The OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Business Management has 6 modules and 6 written assignments at each level. On completion of the modules, students will be given the assignment questions. The assignments are approximately 3000-5000 words each. 


COURSE FEES


Academic Year - Euro 7,500 

 

FUNDING


This course is eligible for funding under the Get Qualified Scheme. Upon Successful completion of the course, students will be able to recover up to 70% of expenses on both the registration and tuition fees paid when starting the course. (Click here for more information)


RECOGNITION 


The Level 6 Diploma in  

Business Management is awarded by OTHM and is recognised by NCFHE at MQF Level 6. 


This course is offered by EIE Institute of Education, through Concordia Global International, an OTHM accredited Centre. 

Module Listings

  • Leadership and People Management (20 credits)


  • Business Research Project (20 credits)


  • Operations Management (20 credits)


  • Financial Decision Making (20 credits)


  • Sustainable Business Practices (20 credits)


  • Strategic Human Resource Management (20 credits)



For further information about learning outcomes, learning and assessment procedures for each module of the Level 6 course, kindly click here to download OTHM's detailed course information document.


PROGRESSION ROUTE


Holders of this Diploma are eligible to progress to the following programmes:   


  • OTHM Level 7  Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership (see below)


  • Various Master degree programmes in Management, Entrepreneurship or Leafership offered by reputable International Universities 






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Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership L7

Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

COURSE DESCRIPTION


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.


The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership consists of 4 mandatory units and 2 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.


Equivalences


OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 7 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Master’s Degrees, Integrated Master’s Degrees, Postgraduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and Postgraduate Certificates.




The Diplomas are awarded by OTHM. 


Other Course Information

ELIGIBILITY


To enrol onto the Level 7 course, you must be at least 18 years of age, have attained the Level 6 Diploma or equivalent qualification (such as an honours degree) in Tourism and Hospitality Management.


CAREER PATH


The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Tourism and Hospitality Management qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their further study. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual, learners are eligible to progress to Master’s top-up programmes at many universities in the UK and overseas with advanced standing. 


ASSESSMENT


The OTHM Level 7 Diploma Strategic Management and Leadership has 6 modules and 6 written assignments at each level. On completion of the modules, students will be given the assignment questions. The assignments are approximately 3000-5000 words each. 


COURSE FEES


Academic Year - Euro 7,500  


FUNDING


This course is eligible for funding under the Get Qualified Scheme. Upon Successful completion of the course, students will be able to recover up to 70% of expenses on both the registration and tuition fees paid when starting the course. (Click here for more information)


RECOGNITION 


The Level 7 Diploma in  

Strategic Management and Leadership Management is awarded by OTHM and is recognised by NCFHE at MQF Level 7.








This course is offered by EIE Institute of Education, through Concordia Global International, an OTHM accredited Centre. 

Module Listings


Mandatory units


  • Strategic Management (20 credits)


  • Strategic Leadership (20 credits)


  • Strategic Human Resource Management (20 credits)


  • Advanced Business Research Methods (20 credits)


Optional units: Choose any TWO

  • Strategic Financial Management (20 credits)


  • Supply Chain and Operations Management (20 credits)


  • Entrepreneurship and Innovation (20 credits)


  • Globalisation and Corporate Governance (20 credits)


  • Strategic Change Management (20 credits)


  • Strategic Marketing (20 credits)


For further information about learning outcomes, learning and assessment procedures for each module of the Level 7 course, kindly click here to download OTHM's detailed course information document.


PROGRESSION ROUTE


Holders of this Diploma are eligible to progress to the following programmes:  



  • MBA (Top-up) at Arden University


  • Master of Business Administration (MBA) (top-up) – delivered by OTHM / University of Chichester.


  • and more..........

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