OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management


The course provides all the vital information on how to make an excellent career in all kinds of business organisation. In the end, we expect the learner to be a much more confident person with in depth knowledge in business management.

The learner is provided with detailed information on the areas such as; business communication, business environment, Global business environment, and also business functions that includes people management, quantitative methods in business and more. The learner acquires all the skills required for business administration. The course provides the learner with knowledge concerning business strategies and business strategy formulation.

Business Management is a fast moving career substance with tremendous opportunities all over the world. Learners possess the wide variety of units offered on this course. The qualification is ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private or public sector business.

OTHM is an established and recognised Awarding Organisation (Certification Body) launched in 2003. All qualifications of OTHM is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) and recognised by Qualifications Wales. OTHM is also a full member of Federation of Awarding Bodies (FEB). UK universities recognise OTHM qualifications and allow OTHM graduates to join relevant Bachelor Degree Final year/Master/MBA top-up programmes.

  • Continuous tutor support that gives you guidance throughout the course accomplishment through the SBL Support Desk.
  • Access to our learning management platform where you will get access to requisite learning resources and can communicate with support desk team.
  • Quality learning materials such as structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge and experiences. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats: PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.
  • Formative assessment feedbacks will be provided by the tutors to improve the learners’ achievements.
  • Assessment materials are accessible through our online learning platform
  • Supervision for all modules
  • Multiplatform accessibility through online learning platform. This facilitates SBL in providing learners with course materials directly through smartphone, laptop, tablets or desktop offering students’ opportunity to study as per their convenience.

The delivering Centre will evaluate all units internally. All units are assessed by making use of the coursework and this includes the creation of portfolios, presentations, practical projects, and employee observations. Neither of the units requires a formal examination.

Students must demonstrate that they meet each of the assessment criteria listed in each unit, in accordance with the standard required for the unit level.

Diploma Certificates are awarded once the candidate’s course works have been assessed. A qualified tutor reviews the evidence and makes a decision, which is verified by the external verifier and approved for certification. To receive the certificates, candidates must pass all six units. Candidates must achieve 40% to pass each unit. The achievement (pass) rates for this qualification are excellent.

To obtain the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification, learners must have:

  • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent qualification
  • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
  • The learner must be 18 years or older at the time of enrolment
  • English requirements: If a learner is not from a predominantly English-speaking country, they must provide proof of English language competency. For more information, visit the English Language Expectations page on this website.

Successful completion of Level 4 Diploma in Business Management allows learners to pursue progressions, including OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management.

As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible for direct entry into Year 2 of a three-year UK Bachelor’s degree programme.

  • OTHM provides qualifications that are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). The learners can be very assertive about the quality of the qualifications provided as well.
  • All OTHM qualifications are designed to furnish learners with the skills and knowledge that every employer is looking for. A learner who is pursuing an OTHM qualification will gain key competencies to tackle situations and work on projects more effectively which will in turn gives learners the potential to get a sudden upraise in their career.
  • It also makes them eligible to progress onto a globally approved desired programme.

The OTHM Level 4 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.

Learners must request before enrolment to interchange unit(s) other than the preselected units shown in the SBL website because we need to make sure the availability of learning materials for the requested unit(s). SBL will reject an application if the learning materials for the requested interchange unit(s) are unavailable.

Learners are not allowed to make any request to interchange unit(s) once enrolment is complete.


Reference No : M/616/0694

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

The unit enables learners to develop effective research plans, to evaluate different research methods, to use a high standard of academic writing, and to use independent learning techniques to support their self-development.

Reference No : M/616/2719

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

Unit II aims to develop learners understanding of the dimensions of the business environment, including various business types and purpose.

Reference No : H/616/2720

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

Unit III enhances learners business communication skills and enable them to make a career in the business industry. Learners will be able to make persuasive presentations, Negotiate convincingly, write reports that address and/or solve strategic problems and more on.

Reference No : T/616/0695

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

The aim of this unit is to review the basic concepts in mathematics, algebraic equations, graph construction, matrix algebra and probability that need to be understood by all business learners. The learner is expected to analyse and apply these concepts to a variety of mathematical problems encountered in business contexts.

Reference No : K/616/2721

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit enables the learner in understanding different businesses types and external influences on organisations such as the comparative environmental framework.

Reference No : M/616/2722

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

The final unit helps to develop learners’ understanding of the current regulations governing financial reporting. The unit also gives an idea about purpose and formats of financial statements for different users.

Delivery Methods

School of Business London follows online learning methodology which makes it as flexible and easy method of delivery for the learners. This helps the learners to complete their program as per their convenience and ease. The program is self-paced and accomplished through our cutting-edge Learning Management System.

We at SBL offer outstanding support and infrastructure to our learners. We indeed pursue a smart learning approach where the traditional regular classroom-based learning is replaced by web-based learning and the support level is incredibly high. Learners enrolled at SBL are allocated a dedicated tutor who provides learners with comprehensive guidance and support from start to finish of the course.

Resources and Support

School of Business London is dedicated to offering excellent support on every step of your learning journey. School of Business London occupies a centralised learning management system, through which our support team liaises with both tutors and learners to provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support adequately and promptly. Once a learner raises a support request through the LMS (Be it for guidance, assessment feedback or any additional assistance), one of the support team members assign the relevant to request to an allocated tutor. As soon as the support receives a response from the allocated tutor, it will be made available to the learner in the portal. LMS is in place to assist the learners adequately and to streamline all the support process efficiently.

Quality learning materials made by industry experts is a significant competitive edge of School of Business London. Quality learning materials comprised of structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.

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