ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Awarded By "ATHE"
Guided Learning Hour 480 Guided Learning Hours (480)
12 Credits 120 Credits
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 8 Number of Modules 8
Assessment Included Assessment Included
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If you want to study for a degree programme, but lack the traditional entry level qualification, you still have a progression pathway. The ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management will let you enter straight into a second year degree programme of the relevant field. If you want to qualify in management, this course is a good fit for you. You will acquire management skills and expertise through this course which are highly valuable to any company, and gaining a recognised qualification will give you a step up the career ladder. The course provides learners with a sound understanding and knowledge of management procedures and principles. Skipping a year has never sounded more exciting than with this extended diploma.

Once you complete this Level 4 course, you will gain an accredited ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management. This is an Ofqual regulated qualification in the UK that will give you the opportunity to pursue your higher education in half the time. The course will provide an in-depth introduction to its key topics such as communication skills, managing people, managing resources and business environment. You will gain expertise in business, analysis and evaluation.

The ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management is an ideal course if you want to achieve a Degree or Top Up qualification in business and management. The certification will make you a marketable candidate who will have the right skills and knowledge required by leading organisations. Achieving this certification will add value to your educational profile and enhance your career.

Why Choose Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

Entry Requirement

  • You must be over the age of 18
  • GCE Advanced Level profile with achievement in 2 or more subjects
  • 5 GSCEs at Grade C and above
  • Other related level 3 subjects
  • ATHE Level 3 Diplomas
  • Other equivalent international qualifications
  • Appropriate standard of English
  • Access Duration
  • Course Description
  • Method of Assessment
  • Certification
  • Awarding Body
  • Progression and Career Path
The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.
Mandatory Units: 04 Credit /  GLH
  • The Business Environment
15             60
  • Resource Management
15             60
  • Communication Skills for Business
15             60
  • People in Organisations
15             60
Optional Units: 04
  • Corporate Social Responsibility
15             60
  • Administrative Services
15             60
  • Customer Relationship Management
15             60
  • Business Ethics
15             60
Qualification Number 600/4378/7
Total Qualification Time 1200 hours
Total Guided Learning Hours 480 hours
Level 4
Credits 120

In order to successfully complete the ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management, learners must complete 4 mandatory units and a further 4 optional units totaling 120 credits.

Upon the successful completion of this course, learners will be awarded the ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management Certificate.
ATHE is a global awarding organisation regulated by Ofqual and other UK and international regulators. ATHE offers a wide portfolio of vocationally orientated and internationally recognised qualifications which include business and management, law, computing and healthcare. ATHE qualifications are approved as progression pathways to relevant Bachelor’s and Master’s Top Up degrees by a number of UK and international Universities, providing significant tertiary education opportunities for learners.
Once you complete the ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management course, you will gain an accredited qualification that will provide the pathway to enter a Bachelor’s Degree and Top Up Degree programme in the second year in a number of recognised Universities in the UK. Learners can progress to the following and enhance your educational profile,
  • Entry to a Level 5 ATHE Diploma in Business and Management
  • ATHE level 5 Extended Diploma in Business and Management
  • Entry to a variety of Bachelor’s Degree Programmes in the Second Year at a higher educational institute
  • Employment in Middle Manager position

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

Getting Started
Getting Started
Plagiarism Policy
Diversity and Equality of Opportunity Policy
Complaints Policy
Enquiries and Appeals Policy
Qualification Specification
Qualification Specification – ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management
Awarding Body Registration
(A) Awarding Body Registration Form : ATHE Business and Strategic Management
The Business Environment [Y/601/0546]
The Business Environment
Assignment – Business Environment
Resource Management [F/503/7083]
Resource Management
Assignment – Resource Management
Communication Skills for Business [L/503/7071]
Communication Skills For Business
Assignment – Communication Skills for Business
People in Organisations [T/503/7078]
People In Organisations
Assignment – People in Organisations
Corporate Social Responsibility [A/503/7082]
Corporate Social Responsibility
Assignment – Corporate Social Responsibility
Administrative Services [J/503/7084]
Administrative Services
Assignment – Administrative Services
Customer Relationship Management [T/503/7081]
Customer Relationship Management
Assignment – Customer Relationship Management
Business Ethics [M/601/1024]
Business Ethics
Assignment – Business Ethics
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Harvard Referencing Guide
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Students feedback


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    G H

    Gail Hawkins

    February 14, 2021
    In-depth information

    The course provided in-depth information on how to develop the skills and knowledge required to perform in a junior management role. This programme is developed with progression and the opportunity to continue to a bachelor’s degree.

    C P

    Carol Pearson

    January 27, 2021
    Valuable for my academic profile

    This course proved to be highly valuable for my academic profile and career advancement. My resume certainly stands out and makes me a competitive force on the job market.

    B D

    Brynn Dawson

    December 03, 2020
    Gained a wealth of knowledge

    I just completed my training and acquired knowledge in management and developed key management skills. The course covered the area of management and furthered my understanding of this subject.

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    Harper Grant

    November 30, 2020

    It was a great learning experience – and my time at Global Edulink was well spent.

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