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Entrepreneurship and Management Level 4 and Level 5


Do you want to gain the first two years of an undergraduate degree and start your journey into a career in business? This Entrepreneurship and Management Level 4 and 5 course package could be perfect for you.

Course duration

Up to five years.

Course outcome

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Management and a Qualifi Level 5 Diploma in Entrepreneurship and Management.

Entry requirements

You must be at least 18 years of age to enrol onto this course and need to have completed secondary education.


Six written assignments at level 4 and six written assignments at level 5.

Study Options

This course is only available to study online.

Study Options

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Course overview

This Entrepreneurship and Management Level 4 and 5 course is ideal for individuals who have completed high school education (GCSEs or equivalent) and are considering working towards a university degree.

During the Level 4 course, you will explore managing business operations, personal effectiveness, managing and using marketing, and much more.

Meanwhile, during the Level 5 course, you will explore organisation structures, business planning, goal setting, and much more.

This course provides you with the equivalent skills and education of the first two years of an undergraduate degree, at a pace that suits you.

  • You will be introduced to key aspects of all businesses and how they operate within the wider business environment as well as internally.
  • You will gain the knowledge and understanding of key business functions and their importance to business success.

  • This unit will develop your knowledge of the business environment and its impact on organisations.
  • Factors that shape the internal environment and other external influences.
  • You will develop approaches for managing change.

  • The skills of different approaches to learning and examines the significance of time management.
  • Skills managers need to develop to solve problems and to make decisions.
  • The issue of management stress.

  • Identify competing perspectives on the nature of entrepreneurial management as both a function and a process supporting the process of organisational change and environment.

  • Identify the mechanisms for the setting of organisational goals and their achievement as part of the process of business planning.

  • The most useful tools used in management and some of the uses of each.
  • Understanding the principles behind each tool and enable them to be used with confidence.
  • Analyse situations within the organisation.
  • Develop solutions to organisational problems.
  • Evaluate an organisation’s position in its operating and competitive environment.
  • Develop elements of an effective organisational strategy

  • The use and management of finance within an organisation.
  • An introduction to accounting and financial terminology.
  • The basics of financial reporting.

  • Develop knowledge of marketing as key management tool.
  • Understanding the marketing planning process and the role of internal as well as external marketing.
  • Understand the value of marketing activities to an organisation.

  • Introduction to the fundamental principles of the science of psychology, relating them to the entrepreneurial perspective of business management.

  • The role of innovation and creativity for organisations.
  • Models used to help understand and recognise their importance.
  • Techniques to facilitate their use as part of strategic development.

  • What is an entrepreneur?
  • The skills and qualities of entrepreneurship.

  • Why are organisations structured in the way they are?
  • What determines the optimum structure how does it differ between organisations?
  • Models and theories that make up organisational structure.

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

  • What is the business trying to achieve?
  • What will it do?
  • How will it do it?
  • The creation of clear goals and clear plans to achieve a clear objective.

  • Impact of politics on business and how it may help or hinder the business.
  • Economic, exports and government support.

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

  • Business in the modern world.
  • Governance and equality as a means to do right in business.

  • Understand how your people and your business can continually improve together.
  • Reward structures.
  • CPD.
  • Training and development to ensure high performance in business.

  • How markets, customers, competitors, and products can come together in a cohesive plan.

  • Knowledge of numeric exercises.
  • Their use within the context of the business.

Awarding body

Qualifi are recognised as an awarding organisation by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). Their qualifications meet the demands of employers and learners both vocationally and academically. Qualifi allow learners to achieve degrees and masters degrees through their progression routes with universities.

Meanwhile, Online Business School offer learning pathways for you with a fast track through to a UK university qualification, either on campus or online learning.

They work with Ofqual-recognised awarding organisations for the verification of our programmes. These standards ensure that people who study an Online Business School course receive a high-level quality education alongside a certificate that is recognised universally by universities and employers.

Extra information

Once enrolled, you have five years to complete your studies.

You will study this course via distance learning which means you are in control of your learning. Study when and where you choose and at a pace that suits you.

Throughout the duration of your studies, you will have access to one-to-one Skype sessions with your tutor, interactive and informative webinars and an online social learning forum to help you along your journey.

This qualification is assessed internally through tutor-marked assignments at the end of each unit.

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a Qualifi L4 Diploma in Entrepreneurship and a Qualifi L5 Diploma in Business Management.

The level 4 and 5 courses are equivalent to the first and second year of a degree course, so upon successfully completing this course, you can top up your qualifications with a full undergraduate degree through an accredited UK university. We recommend making sure your chosen university accepts these qualifications.


You must be at least 18 years of age and have completed secondary school education.

You will have five years from enrolment to complete this course.

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