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diploma level 4 in business management

Overview & Objectives

The objective of the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification is to provide learners with an excellent foundation for building a career in a range of organisations. It designed to ensure 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:

  1. Managing business communication
  2. Understanding the business environment and organisations in a global context
  3. Business functions including people management
  4. Quantitative methods in business
  5. Finance for managers
  6. Research and academic writing.

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 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification will enable learners to progress to further study or employment.

WHY STUDY WITH Aspire?

  1. Flexible academic program with learning methods
  2. Access to Aspire E-resources
  3. Spanish + English language courses
  4. Paid internship opportunities with multinational companies
  5. Option to further your studies at Aspire Business School, Barcelona

Teaching Methodology

The main teaching and learning methods at Aspire includes classroom lectures, seminars and tutorials, practical learning, field trips,
projects, and learning through research.

You’ll be expected to think and study independently, conduct more extensive background reading and bring your ideas to seminars and tutorials for discussion and debate.

Module Overview

  1. Research and Academic Writing (20 credits)
  2. Business Environment (20 credits)
  3. Introduction to Business Communication (20 credits)
  4. Introduction to Quantitative Methods (20 credits)
  5. Introduction to Business Functions (20 credits)
  6. Introduction to Finance (20 credits)

Admission Requirement

For entry onto the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification, learners must possess:

  1. Relevant NQF/QCF/RQF Level 3 Award/Diploma or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent qualification
  2. Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
  3. Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
  4. English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.

Fees

*Payment instalment plans are available. Please contact Aspire’s Administration Department for further details

EU/Non EU

Application fee : Non-refundable, paid with application : 300 EUROS.

Tuition fees :

5,000 EUROS(Fulltime).

  • Diploma Program Duration: = One Academic Year
  • *Payment installment plans are available. Please contact EU’s Administration Department for further details.

Scholarship

Aspire is committed to provide students with global education, and we believe that financing can help attract best-in-class students who are ambitious and deserve a merit-based scholarship. For incoming students, these scholarships are granted after careful consideration, including academic merit and the social-economic status of a student.

The amount awarded is at the discretion of Aspire administration but cannot exceed 50% of the annual tuition fees of the program. All national, international and transfer students are eligible for the following grants. You can apply for ONE scholarship only, so we recommend that you review the conditions of each option carefully.

Grant
Students are eligible to apply for the grant if they have been offered a place to study on a full-time course at Castelldefels School of Social Sciences in Barcelona.

Merit-based Grant:
Open For: Based primarily on grades, academic scholarships reward students with strong academic performance. Candidates should also describe how the academic merit and professional success has provided them with leadership potential.

Need-based Grant:
Need-based scholarships are awarded based on students or students’ parents’ financial background. These need-based scholarships are designed to aid with studies when students or their guardians are not able to afford tuition and fees.

Women in business:
There’s been great progress in bridging the gap between equal rights of men and women. The Women in Business Grant is for female applicants who have work or internship experience or have led a team in an international environment. For this scholarship, Aspire is seeking female leaders who have experience and understand today’s global working environment.

Accredited Disability Grant:
The Accredited Disability Grant is a discretionary fund intended to help support students with disabilities and is not eligible for statutory funding. Please choose your scholarship and then email the completed corresponding application form to your admissions officer or at enquires@csss.es with the rest of the documents required for admission. Please also include:

* A copy of your most current CV or provide us with a brief history of your previous employment or work placements/internships.
Please attach any relevant supporting documents to strengthen your application (e.g. job references, professors’ references, transcripts). All references and any supporting documentation must be sent as part of your full application

Career Services

The career services help students explore career directions and provide support through a host of services and resources that include

Resume and cover letter assistance
Aspire help to guide through how to create a sharp resume and an individualized cover letter that expresses your interest in the internship or future job.

Mock Interviews
For many student’s, they feel interview as interrogation and have anxiety however interview is nothing than a mutual exchange of the information. Aspire provides a mock interview as the opportunity to learn about the job and the employer and be confident. Aspire has been supporting students by arranging following

  1. Preparation
  2. The session
  3. The feedback

Aspire organizes career fairs and encourage students to attend fair sessions as this give will them the opportunity for internships to develop good networking. Students can benefit of the school associations for internship opportunities.

Graduate Internships
Aspire Academic Internship Agreement allows students to do internship as fundamental part of the study which can be extremely beneficial.