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Business Management Diploma Level 4
Course Level Level 4
Study Method Online
Course Duration 260 Hours
Start Date Ongoing
Endorsed By Endorsed By ABC Awards and Certa Awards
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Course Overview

Business Management Certificate Online

Prime yourself for a rewarding and fulfilling career, with the committed support of Staff Training Solutions!  Study for an advanced Business Management Certificate online, with expert tutor support and all learning resources included in the course fee!  This fully-endorsed Cert 4 in Business Management is open to anyone looking to climb to the very top positions in an organisational setting!  Explore the functions and objectives of operations management, learn how to create a high-impact marketing strategy and become a confident team leader!  Build the skills and knowledge to oversee customer service strategy development, as you work your way towards an advanced Cert in Business Management!  Whether the dream is to climb the career ladder or become your own boss, you’ll be a step closer to making it happen with Staff Training Solutions on your side!

Why Study Business Management?

Studying business management certificate programs online could transform your aspirations into an enjoyable and rewarding reality.  In the high-flying world of business management, ambition and enthusiasm will only get you so far.  If you want to be taken seriously by employers and decision makers, you need to demonstrate your commitment to continuous professional development.  Businesses worldwide are constantly on the lookout for talented management personnel to add to their ranks.  It’s simply a case of doing whatever it takes to stand out from the crowd and attract the right attention.  By studying for a Cert 4 in Business Management online, you’ll be looking at enhanced and improved career prospects for life.

Course Syllabus

Staff Training Solutions is proud to offer a complete catalogue of affordable and accessible online courses.  We make it easy and affordable to study business management at an advanced level, covering this fascinating field over a series of nine modules:

  • Module 1 – Introduction to Business Management

Module one presents a detailed dissection of the modern business environment, outlining the duties and responsibilities of management personnel at various levels.  Typical business structures and types are also discussed, along with the business owner’s role in a management context and the early-stage decisions that can affect the future of the business.

  • Module 2 – Operations Management

Operations management is defined and explored in module two, which also presents candidates with several fundamental business reports and documents.  An introduction to financial terminology is also provided, along with the various different types of operations and their functions in an organisational setting.

  • Module 3 – Getting Your Product Together

The functions and objectives of an effective product development strategy are examined in the third module, which also covers the basics of inventory management and stock control.  Learners study the art of consistent quality control and the value of creating an effective, high-impact branding strategy for the business.

  • Module 4 – Marketing Your Product

A series of essential marketing and advertising concepts are discussed in module four, including a detailed exploration of the professional marketing plan.  A breakdown of the marketing cycle and its core components is also presented, along with the key to effective target audience analysis and market research.

  • Module 5 – Strategic Planning

The business-wide benefits of strategic planning are then brought into discussion, breaking the strategic planning process down into its five component stages - goal-setting, analysis, strategy formation, strategy implementation and strategy monitoring.  The ‘strategic planning pyramid’ methodology is also discussed, along with the importance of robust succession planning.

  • Module 6 – Building a Strong Customer Care Team

Module six presents a series of arguments in favour of developing and maintaining an effective customer support team.  The business-wide benefits of a customer excellence strategy are discussed, along with the value of nurturing long-term customer relationships and how to provide adequate training for members of the workforce.

  • Module 7 - Motivating Employees

The correlation between workforce motivation and general output is discussed in the seventh module, which covers the creation and implementation of an effective performance management strategy.  The causes and consequences of demotivation are also discussed, along with the importance of strategic incentivisation.

  • Module 8 - Managing Change

A fascinating introduction to a proactive change management follows in module eight, exploring the potential benefits and opportunities change brings in an organisational setting.  An in-depth examination of the change cycle is also presented, along with the consequences of turning a blind eye to the inevitability of change.

  • Module 9 - Managing Time

Bringing the course to a close, the ninth module focuses on personal and professional time management techniques.  Candidates learn how to make the best possible use of their time, exploring effective workload-management strategies, helpful time-prioritisation techniques and the functions of the SPIRIT model – Specific, Prizes, Individuals, Review, Inspiring, Time-Bound.

Career Path

An advanced Level 4 Business Management Diploma could take you places you never dreamed possible.  Explore limitless employment opportunities at home and overseas, or become the successful entrepreneur you know you can be.  Completion of this endorsed diploma will prime you with the skills, knowledge and confidence to take complete control of your future.  At entry-level, business managers typically take home a minimum of £20,000 - often considerably more. Whether new to management or already working in a leadership role, make now the time to take that next big step!

Course Accreditation

At the end of this course successful learners will receive a Certificate of Achievement from ABC Awards and Certa Awards and a Learner Unit Summary (which lists the components the learner has completed as part of the course).

The course has been endorsed under the ABC Awards and Certa Awards Quality Licence Scheme.  This means that Certifications for Professional Development Limited (CPD) has undergone an external quality check to ensure that the organisation and the courses it offers, meet defined quality criteria. The completion of this course alone does not lead to a regulated qualification* but may be used as evidence of knowledge and skills gained. The Learner Unit Summary may be used as evidence towards Recognition of Prior Learning if you wish to progress your studies in this subject. To this end the learning outcomes of the course have been benchmarked at Level 4 against level descriptors published by Ofqual, to indicate the depth of study and level of demand/complexity involved in successful completion by the learner. 

The course itself has been designed by Certifications for Professional Development Limited (CPD) to meet specific learners’ and/or employers’ requirements which cannot be satisfied through current regulated qualifications. ABC Awards/Certa endorsement involves robust and rigorous quality audits by external auditors to ensure quality is continually met.  A review of courses is carried out as part of the endorsement process.

ABC Awards and Certa Awards have long-established reputations for providing high quality vocational qualifications across a wide range of industries. ABC Awards and Certa Awards combine over 180 years of expertise combined with a responsive, flexible and innovative approach to the needs of our customers.

Renowned for excellent customer service, and quality standards, ABC Awards and Certa Awards also offer regulated qualifications for all ages and abilities post-14; all are developed with the support of relevant stakeholders to ensure that they meet the needs and standards of employers across the UK.

Who should take this course

Staff Training Solutions is proud to support the continuous professional development of forward-thinking candidates worldwide.  Our exclusive Level 4 Business Management Diploma was designed to appeal to the following applicants:

  • Newcomers looking to land their first management roles
  • Supervisors and team leaders pursuing promotion
  • Managers committed to their ongoing professional development
  • Business owners and prospective entrepreneurs
  • Candidates interested in becoming their own boss
  • Anyone looking to enhance their resume

Enrolment is open 365 days a year, so there’s no better time to get started than right now! Sign up online, or contact the admissions team at Staff Training Solutions for more information!

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