Business Management

Extended Diploma

Level 5

Extended Diploma in Business Management Level 5

Do you have extensive management experience?

Are you looking for promotion or a career change?

The level 5 will give you the qualification to match your skills set and put you firmly on a fast-track to better and higher-level opportunities.

The higher your study level in management, the greater the insight, confidence, and understanding you will have in effective and sustainable management.

The Business Management level 5 course comprises of 10 modules:

The entrepreneurial manager

What is an entrepreneur? Examine the skills and qualities of entrepreneurship.

Organisation structures

Why are organisations structured in the way they are? What determines the optimum structure and how does it differ between organisations? In this module, learners will look at the numerous models and theories that make up organisational structure.

Practical accounting analysis

Learners will complete exercises in accounts throughout this module to understand what they are telling us and the actions that analysis can precipitate.

Business planning and goal setting

What is the business trying to achieve? What will it do? How will it do it? This module focuses on the creation of clear goals and clear plans to achieve a clear objective.

Politics and business

Impact of politics on business and how it may help or hinder business. This module will educate learners on economic impact, exports and government support.

Business law

Explore the statutory responsibilities of managers as learners look into the legalities of business and business executives.

Managing in today’s world

Business in the modern world. This module focuses on governance and equality as a means to do right in business.

Performance management

Understanding how your people and your business can continually improve together, learners will review reward structures, CPD, training and development to ensure high performance in business.

Marketing and sales planning

Learners will analyse how markets, customers, competitors and products can come together in a cohesive plan.

Quantitative skills

On successful completion of this module, learners will have knowledge of numeric exercises and will understand their use within the context of the business.

Qualification Details

The Extended Diploma in Business Management Level 5 professional qualification is also equivalent to the second year of a degree. If completed with the professional Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business Management or if you have other equivalent qualification, you can complete a university one year top up to gain a full UK degree. The professional level 5 qualification carries 120 UCAS credits.

The level 5 qualification is accredited by the ATHE (Awards in Training & Higher Education), which is fully regulated by Ofqual.

Progression after passing the Extended Diploma in Business Management level 5

Professional studies route

On completion of this course, students can progress further down the professional studies route and study the Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management.

University Route

Alternatively, after the level 5, students will have the opportunity to apply to complete a BA degree one year Top Up at the same range of UK universities.

Another university option, if the candidate has significant management work experience. They can begin their qualification at level 5. Then complete level 7 followed by a Masters degree one year Top Up at a wide range of UK universities.

What is included in my course?

All course material, including online modules and written assignments

One to one open access teacher support

Dedicated student support for all general course enquiries

Assignment support, marking and feedback

Who is eligible for this programme?

If you have a level 4 qualification already, you are eligible to begin your studies at level 5 or above, depending on your level of management experience.

If you already have an unrelated degree, you can study the level 7 and then complete a university top up to a Masters degree.

Please feel free to ring our initial advice and guidance or speak to a teacher prior to starting by ring 02394 00 3559

Course Overview

The level 5 course is made up of 10 modules and 10 written assignments. Each module consists of 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours worth of optional materials that comprise of recommended exercises, recommended readings, Internet resources, and self-testing exercises.

Example of university progression:

  • Southampton Solent University
  • University of Derby
  • University of Lincoln
  • University of Central Lancashire (UCLan)

Written Assignments

The ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Business Management has 10 modules and 8 written assignments. On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments. The assignments are approximately 5,000-8,000 words each. Students are provided support on the modules and assignments via the ‘Tutor’ section of the learning platform.

The assignment unit titles for the level 5 course are:

  1.  Managing communications
  2. Business organisations in a global context
  3. People management
  4. Finance for managers
  5. Research project
  6. Marketing principles and practice
  7. Planning a new business venture
  8. Business law

More information about the level 5 units can be found here ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business Management | Athe

Business Management Level 5

Includes registration and assignment fees

Payment in full option

Save £200 when you pay in full at enrolment

£1,800.00 £1,600.00
OR

Instalment plan option

First Instalment £450 followed by 12 x monthly payments of £112.50
Total paid £1,800

First instalment £450

First instalment includes course registration and examination fees paid to ATHE. All future instalments will be taken monthly on the same day as enrolment

Business Management Level 4 & Level 5

Includes registration and assignment fees

Payment in full option

Save £201 when you pay in full at enrolment

£2,200.00 £1,999.00
OR

Instalment plan option

First Instalment £550 followed by 12 x monthly payments of £137.50
Total paid £2,200

First instalment £550

First instalment includes course registration and examination fees paid to ATHE. All future instalments will be taken monthly on the same day as enrolment

If you have any queries regarding the programme, unit choices, enrolling process or related topics, please phone us on 02394 00 3559 or send an email to iag@goldedgetraining.co.uk

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