Project Description

Overview

The objective of the OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Business Management qualification is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for a career in a range of organisations. It designed to ensure that each learner is ‘business ready’: a confident, independent thinker with a detailed knowledge of business and management and equipped with the skills to adapt rapidly to change.

The content of the qualification is focused on leadership and people management, strategic human resource management, operations management, sustainable business practice, financial decision making as well as the business research skills expected of a manager.

The qualification is ideal for those who have started, or are planning to move into, a career in private or public sector business. Successful completion of the Level 6 Diploma in Business Management qualification will provide learners with the opportunity to progress to further study or employment.

The OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership will develop the Learner’s ability to:

  • Apply analytical and evaluative techniques and to enhance those skills;
  • Investigate issues and opportunities;
  • Develop their awareness and appreciation of managerial, organisational and environmental issues;
  • Use management techniques and practices in imaginative ways;
  • Make use of relevant information from different sources;
  • Develop and encourage problem-solving and creativity to tackle problems and challenges;
  • Exercise judgement, own and take responsibility for decisions and actions; and
  • Develop the ability to recognise and reflect on personal learning and improve their personal, social and other transferable skills.

For entry onto the OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Business Management qualification, learners must possess:

  • Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 5 diploma or equivalent recognised qualification
  • Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
  • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
  • English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page in this website

OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 6 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competences that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to Bachelor’s Degrees with Honours, Bachelor’s Degrees, Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), Graduate Diplomas and Graduate Certificates.

The OTHM Level 6 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.

  • Mandatory units
    • Leadership and People Management – (20 credits)
    • Business Research Project– (20 credits)
    • Operations Management– (20 credits)
    • Financial Decision Making– (20 credits)
    • Sustainable Business Practices– (20 credits)
    • Strategic Human Resource Management– (20 credits)

The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning. Learner can complete the course through regressive study in:

6   Month

10 Month

The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance,  Step In Education provide various flexible delivery methods to its learners which include blended learning, online learning, distance learning and in class. The learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience. Learners are able to interact with tutors and also we do provide our student Step In Education online portal where student can see all the study notes, assignments briefing and online material etc.

The programme is delivered:

  • Online
  • Blended
  • In class

Successful completion of Level 6 Diploma in Business Management qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide ranges of academic progressions including progression to relevant OTHM Level 7 Diplomas. This qualification has been developed with career progression and professional recognition in mind. As the Level 6 Diploma in Business Management qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain a wide range of academic progressions including progression to relevant OTHM Level 7 Diplomas. Learners are also eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Master’s degree programmes.

Assessment is via assignment submission only and no Exam involved.

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