Entrepreneurship and Management, University 1st and 2nd Year (Level 4 and 5)
The level 4 Diploma in Entrepreneurship and the level 5 Extended Diploma in Management are a 240 credit course designed to provide business managers and the CEO’s of tomorrow with the skills they will need to succeed in business, with a specific focus on innovation and entrepreneurship within medium to large businesses.
The Management and Entrepreneurship course at level 4 and 5 is equivalent to the first two years of an undergraduate course, allowing learners to progress onto the final year of an undergraduate degree programme at a University.
This course is made up of 10 Level 4 modules and 10 level 5 modules, each of which will be assessed by one multiple choice exam and written assignments (10 assignments at level 4 and 8 assignments at level 5). To help you study for these assessments, our team of expert academics have designed a series of exclusive, comprehensive lessons for online study. This material will cover everything you need to know and can be accessed anytime and anywhere.
Each module of the course consists of approximately 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours of optional learning material. These materials are comprised of interactive exercises, further readings and internet resources.
For information on fees for this course, please contact one of our advisors on email@example.com.
Students can make payment using one of the following methods:
- Credit or debit card
- Bank transfer
- Interest free monthly instalments
- Western Union
All course material, including blended learning modules and written assignments
Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Skype sessions
Dedicated student support
Access to a blended social learning forum
Assignment marking and feedback
Free CV writing help on completion of the course
List of Universities with Progression Paths
Some of the universities, where previous Qualifi graduates gained entry or have formal progression arrangements include:
- Anglia Ruskin University
- University of East London
- University of Gloucestershire
- De Montfort University
- University of Bolton
- University of Lincoln
- University of West of Scotland
- University of Wolverhampton
- Birmingham City University
- University of Derby
- University of Northampton
- Arden University
- University of Law
- Bath Spa University
- Bangor University
- Leeds Beckett University
- University of Bedfordshire
- BPP University
- Buckinghamshire New University
- University of Chichester
- Cardiff Metropolitan University
- University of Cumbria
- Glasgow Caledonian University
- Northumbria University
- University of Huddersfield
- Liverpool John Moores University
- London South Bank University
- The Open University
- Staffordshire University
- University of Portsmouth
- University of New England – Australia
- Wrexham Glyndwr University
Example of Progression Routes:
You have the option of finishing through blended learning or on-campus; costs will vary depending on your choice and depending on which university you wish to complete your final year.
University of Derby
Edinburgh Napier University
University of Worcester
University of Sunderland – On Campus
University of Lincoln
BA (Hons) Business Studies Top-Up
Anglia Ruskin University
BSc (Hons) Business Management (Final Year)
BA (Hons) Management (Top-Up)
University of West Scotland
BA (Hons) International Business & Finance
University of Bolton
BA (Hons) Top-up, duration 2 semesters
University of Portsmouth
University of Lincoln
Buckinghamshire New University
BA (Hons) Top-up
BA (Hons) Top-up – progression from ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management
Southern Cross University
Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management
Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management
Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management
University of Nicosia, Cyprus
Undergraduate Top up to BA
NOTE: UK/EU students may be eligible for student loans for the top-up portion of their studies. Visit www.slc.co.uk for more information.
To enrol onto the level 4 course, you must be at least 18 and have a full secondary education. Before enrolling onto the level 5 course, you must have attained a level 4 or equivalent.
Level 4 module listing
Managing business operations
This module aims to introduce learners to key aspects of all businesses and how they operate within the
wider business environment as well as internally. Learners will gain knowledge and understanding of key business functions and their importance to business success.
This module aims to develop the learner’s knowledge of the business environment and its impact on organisations. This includes factors that shape the internal environment and other external influences. Using this knowledge, learners will be able to develop approaches for managing change.
This module explores the skills of different approaches to learning and examines the significance of time management. It investigates the skills managers need to develop to solve problems and to make decisions, as well as discussing the issue of management stress.
The entrepreneurial manager
This module aims to identify competing perspectives on the nature of entrepreneurial management as both a function and a process supporting the process of organisational change and development.
Business planning and goal setting
This module aims to identify mechanisms for the setting of organisational goals and their achievement as part of the process of business planning.
The manager’s toolkit
This module provides a selection of the most useful tools used in management and explores some of the uses of each. It aims to provide sufficient information to understand the principles behind each tool and enable them to be used with confidence. The module aims to help learners analyse situations within the organisation; develop solutions to organisational problems; evaluate an organisation’s position in its operating and competitive environment; and develop elements of an effective organisational strategy.
Managing and using finance
This module aims to provide an outline of the use and management of finance within an organisation. This includes an introduction to accounting and financial terminology. Learners are also introduced to the basics of financial reporting.
Managing and using marketing
This module aims to develop knowledge of marketing as key management tool. This includes understanding the marketing planning process and the role of internal as well as external marketing. Using this knowledge, learners will be able to understand the value of marketing activities to an organisation.
Psychology of entrepreneurship
This module aims to introduce the fundamental principles of the science of psychology, relating them to the entrepreneurial perspective of business management.
Innovation and creativity
This module describes the role of innovation and creativity for organisations. It considers models used to help understand and recognise their importance, as well as techniques to facilitate their use as part of strategic development.
Level 5 module listing
The entrepreneurial manager
What is an Entrepreneur? Examine the skills and qualities of entrepreneurship.
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.
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.
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.
On successful completion of this module, learners will have knowledge of numeric exercises and will understand their use within the context of the business.
The level 4 Diploma in Entrepreneurship has 10 modules and 10 written assignments and the level 5 Extended Diploma in 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 4 course are:
- Managing business operations
- Business environment
- Personal effectiveness
- The entrepreneurial manager
- Business planning and goal setting
- The manager’s toolkit
- Managing and using finance
- Managing and using marketing
- Psychology and entrepreneurship
- Innovation and creativity
The assignment unit titles for the level 5 course are:
- Managing communications
- Business organisations in a global context
- People management
- Finance for managers
- Research project
- Marketing principles and practice
- Planning a new business venture
- Business law
Level 4 sample certificate
Level 5 sample certificate
Successful completion of The Undergraduate Level 4 (Diploma in Entrepreneurship) and Level 5 (Extended Diploma in Management) and the final year of an accredited Undergraduate Degree programme, students will have attained the right credentials to go on and apply for a job in management, HR, strategic business management or set up their own business.