LIBT Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Business Management

240 Credit LIBT Level 4 & 5 Diploma in Business Management
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Awarding Body
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Duration
12 Months
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Start Date
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Blended
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The Level 4 Qualification offers a comprehensive introduction to the principal aspects and functions of organisations, addressing the challenges contemporary businesses encounter. This programme aims to cultivate a well-rounded understanding, skills, and competencies that will equip learners with the knowledge and capabilities necessary to be effective managers and leaders in the modern business environment. It is designed to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of key concepts and practices related to effective communication, ethical and sustainable business practices, financial management, organisational leadership, operations management, and marketing principles.

Advancing to the Level 5 Qualification, learners will tackle complex and demanding organisational issues and opportunities. The curriculum's units are closely connected to real-world scenarios and workplace challenges, testing and enhancing learners' practical experience and abilities. This programme offers a comprehensive overview of key management concepts and skills necessary for success in modern organisational settings. It necessitates learners' ability to make informed decisions, devise creative and pragmatic solutions, and devise strategies for addressing organisational obstacles and problems. An action-oriented approach is emphasised, and highly motivated learners seeking career and business advancement will derive significant benefits from this qualification.

The entire programme comprises twelve interactive modules and twelve written assignments, with each module featuring approximately 80 guided learning hours. In addition, all modules include an extra 30-50 learning hours of optional materials consisting of suggested exercises, recommended readings, online resources, and self-assessment exercises. Learners will also have access to round-the-clock support, tutoring services, and various other support resources to facilitate their learning experience.

Accredited by Chartered Management Institute (CMI)

LIBT Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Leadership and Management is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), which means you can apply for Chartered Manager through Fast-track status on completion of your studies. The students will also receive a CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership Practise.

Course Content
Level 4 Modules

BUSL401 - Organisational Communication (20 credits)

This unit is designed to examine contemporary theories, methods, and designs in the study of communication systems in organisations of various sizes. It also considers assessing organisational needs and the various methods available to improve organisational communication.

BUSL402 - Business Ethics and Sustainability (20 credits)

This unit examines the deep and broad aspects of contemporary organisations' ethical issues with the general practice of business and sustainability. It also examines the central philosophical concepts of ethics applied to a critical analysis of both theoretical and practice. It focuses on developing the learner's ethics vocabulary and argument to successfully carry out a subjectivity informed by ethics into his organisational practices. This unit provides the learners with various frameworks to incorporate and critically evaluate sustainability in organisational practice and decision-making.

BUSL403 - Financial Literacy and Business Accounting (20 credits)

By comprehending and analysing financial statements, this unit aims to enhance learners' skills in exercising cost management, monitoring the financial performance of their business units, and increasing profitability to achieve financial goals. It will teach a solid core grasp of accounting and financial statement preparation. Learners will be trained in financial analysis to guide decision-making, assess their business unit, and make recommendations to improve financial performance.

BUSL404 - Organisational Leadership and Ethics (20 credits)

This unit explores how ethical leadership is utilised to make effective decisions in global organisations. It examines the theory of ethical decision-making and leadership, including Kohlberg's theory of moral development, and consider how learners may apply these insights to their organisation's day-to-day operations. By the end of the course, learners will know how to make ethical decisions and understand the models, frameworks, and problems that come with them.

BUSL405 - Operations Management (20 credits)

The unit in Operations Management aims at providing learners with an essential understanding of scope, strategic importance, and role in operations management, as well as an appreciation for the interaction between operations and organisation, employee and customer. Learners will be able to understand the nature of operations and the importance of the management of operations not only within their organisation but in the context of other organisations competing globally.

BUSL406 - Marketing Principles and Practice (20 credits)

This unit examines marketing strategies, techniques, and institutions from the points of view of three different stakeholder groups: consumers, distributors, and manufacturers. Learners will investigate various aspects of marketing, including its concepts, functions, operations, and organisational structures for retail and wholesale businesses, distribution channels, market research, advertising, marketing costs, pricing, cooperative marketing, marketing legislation and regulations, and trends.

Level 5 Modules

BUSL501 - Project Management (20 credits)

Project management is a technique that many businesses use to achieve the best possible outcomes when working with limited resources and stringent time constraints. The application of project management as a means for a company to accomplish its goals is widespread in the services industry. The use of projects as a method for organisational transformation has emerged as a relatively new and significant growth area in project management in recent years. There is a rapid rise in the number of businesses that favour using projects as the primary means to carry out practically all of their activities. The primary goal of this unit is to familiarise the learners with the expansive field of project management approaches and their use on a global scale. In a world that has become increasingly interconnected, there is an ever-increasing demand for leaders equipped to meet the challenges. The unit will provide learners who can understand cultural and ideological differences, respect different habits than those found in their original contexts, and achieve the goals of the projects they are managing.

BUSL502 - Risk Management in Organisations (20 credits)

This unit's primary objective is to introduce learners to the fundamental risk management concepts. In order to gain a better understanding of the current drivers of enterprise risk management and the development and impact of international standards, the history of risk management is investigated. This unit investigates how risks are put into groups and the models and frameworks that can be employed to find, evaluate, and manage those risks.

BUSL503 - Entrepreneurship and Business Models (20 credits)

This unit will teach learners how to assess, build, and implement new and current business models. The training is based on cutting-edge business models and research and innovation strategy. Learners will discover an integrated framework covering business model content and the design process. The unit aims to teach learners how to structure the strategic analysis, ideation, and development stages of business model creation. It is geared toward learners who want to establish a business, manage a venture-backed startup, or work in management consulting or corporate settings. The unit will cover strategy, marketing, entrepreneurship, organisation design, and finance.

BUSL504 - Human Resource Management (20 credits)

In this unit, learners will be introduced to the fundamental concepts and principles of Human Resource Management (HRM).They will gain an understanding of how HRM is essential to the success of any organisation as it encompasses crucial activities such as employee selection, training, assessment, compensation, and retention. Effective HRM practices can significantly impact the overall productivity and success of a company by shaping employees' attitudes and behaviors. Learners will explore how companies that prioritise their employees' well-being tend to have more effective HRM procedures in place. By the end of this unit, learners will have a comprehensive understanding of the role of HRM in organisational success and the importance of implementing effective HRM practices.

BUSL505 - Change Management (20 credits)

This unit is designed to equip learners with the knowledge and skills required to implement organisational changes effectively. It emphasises the importance of change management, which involves studying the theories, practices, and people-leading and management skills necessary for long-term transformation. The human element of change at all levels, including personal, professional, and societal, makes change management challenging. While the course explores several change models, it is important to note that all change efforts require individuals to modify their behavior. The primary focus of this unit is to enable learners to become effective change advocates and collaborate with others to facilitate positive change. By the end of this unit, learners will have a comprehensive understanding of change management principles and techniques and be equipped with the skills necessary to lead and manage change in their organisations effectively.

BUSL506 - Business Development and Customer Relationship Management (20 credits)

Managing interactions with customers and other company contacts throughout the marketing, sales, and service functions and across all distribution channels is the overarching goal of customer relationship management (CRM). In this unit, learners will learn how to create and implement CRM-based relationship marketing strategies. Relationship marketing, analytical and collaborative CRM, reasons for failed CRM deployment, and the function of CRM in marketing management are discussed throughout the unit.

Learning Outcomes
  • Understand and apply effective communication strategies in a business setting.
  • Develop an understanding of the principles of ethical decision-making and sustainable business practices.
  • Gain financial literacy skills and learn the basics of business accounting.
  • Develop leadership skills and learn how to make ethical decisions as a leader in an organisation.
  • Understand the fundamentals of operations management and how to optimise processes to increase efficiency and productivity.
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of marketing principles and practice, including market research, product development, pricing, promotion, and distribution.
  • Learn how to manage and execute successful projects, including planning, scheduling, budgeting, and monitoring progress.
  • Develop an understanding of risk management and how to mitigate potential risks in organisations.
  • Learn about entrepreneurship and business models, including idea generation, business planning, funding, and scaling.
  • Gain a comprehensive understanding of human resource management, including recruitment, training, performance evaluation, compensation, and employee relations.
  • Develop skills and strategies for managing change in an organisation, including assessing the need for change, communicating change, and managing resistance.
  • Learn about business development and customer relationship management, including market analysis, customer segmentation, relationship-building, and sales strategies.
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Entry Requirements

Entry to LIBT Level 4 Diploma in Business Management

  • Learners who have demonstrated some ability and possess qualifications at Level 3 or high school equivalent award.
  • Should be at least 18 years old.

Entry to LIBT Level 5 Diploma in Business Management

  • Completion of Level 4.
How will I be assessed?

Assessment is through coursework.

Course Duration

Standard duration of the Level 4 & 5programme is 12 months. The learners are required to submit 12 assignments to complete both Level 4 and 5.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning is the recognition of non-certified learning towards a full unit or a qualification. You are able to gain credits using your previous regulated or unregulated qualifications or work experience. You can submit your CV for an evaluation of the RPL eligibility here.

Recognition of Prior Learning is the recognition of non-certified learning towards a full unit or a qualification. You are able to gain credits using your previous regulated or unregulated qualifications or work experience. You can submit your CV and supporting documents for an evaluation.

Programme Delivery

The academic courses at the London Institute of Business & Technology are delivered using a "Blended Learning" format, which allows students to pursue their desired qualifications at their own pace. Our feature-rich Learning Management System provides easy access to Virtual Class recordings, textbooks, multimedia content, and other resources, as well as unlimited on-demand tutoring free of charge. Our tutors can be reached via email, phone, Google Meet, or any other preferred channel of your choice.

Qualification Structure and Requirements

Credits and Total Qualification Time (TQT)
Each level is made up of 120 credits which equates to 1200 hours of TQT and includes 480 hours of GLH.

Total Qualification Time (TQT): is an estimate of the total amount of time that could reasonably be expected to be required for a learner to achieve and demonstrate the achievement of the level of attainment necessary for the award of a qualification. Examples of activities that can contribute to Total Qualification Time include: guided learning, independent and unsupervised research/learning, unsupervised compilation of a portfolio of work experience, unsupervisede-learning, unsupervised e-assessment, unsupervised coursework, watching a prerecorded podcast or webinar, unsupervised work based learning.

Guided Learning Hours (GLH): are defined as the time when a tutor is present to give specific guidance towards the learning aim being studied on a programme. This definition includes lectures, tutorials, and supervised study in, for example, open learning centres and learning workshops, live webinars, telephone tutorials or other forms of e-learning supervised by a tutor in real time. Guided learning includes any supervised assessment activity; this includes invigilated examination and observed assessment and observed work based practice.

Tuition Fee

Total Programme Fee
The programme fee of both Level 4 & 5 combined is £1600.

Instalment Plans

  • Standard Route: 12 instalments of £155 every month
  • Fast-Track: 6 instalments of £290 every month
Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the cost of my programme?
  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forum
  • Assignment marking and feedback
Am I eligible for this programme?

You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

Will there be an interview?

There is no interview process.

Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Membership

The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) is a professional institution for management based in the United Kingdom. CMI supports managers and leaders worldwide with the tools, resources and community support to take on any professional challenge. All students at The London Institute of Business and Technology receive free CMI membership. CMI membership empowers you with tailored support, opportunities and resources to help you reach your management and leadership potential.

Optional Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Qualifications
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