Entrepreneurship and Management, University 1st and 2nd Year (Level 4 and 5)

Available Options

Diploma in Entrepreneurship (Level 4)

£ 1300
  • University 1st Year (Level 4) Full Course Materials and Exams

Access to full course materials, exams, tutor support and payment plan.

Management and Entrepreneurship (Level 4&5)

£ 1595
  • Two courses
  • University 1st Year (Level 4) Full Course Materials and Exams
  • University 2nd Year (Level 5) Full Course Materials and Exams

Access to full course materials, exams, tutor support and payment plan.

Diploma in Management (Level 5)

£ 1300
  • University 2nd Year (Level 5) Full Course Materials and Exams

Access to full course materials, exams, tutor support and payment plan.

About the course
The level 4 Diploma in Entrepreneurship and the level 5 Extended Diploma in Management are a 240 credit course designed to provide business managers and the CEO’s of tomorrow with the skills they will need to succeed in business, with a specific focus on innovation and entrepreneurship within medium to large businesses.

The Management and Entrepreneurship course at level 4 and 5 is equivalent to the first two years of an undergraduate course, allowing learners to progress onto the final year of an undergraduate degree programme at a University.

This course is made up of 10 Level 4 modules and 10 level 5 modules, each of which will be assessed by one multiple choice exam and written assignments (10 assignments at level 4 and 8 assignments at level 5). To help you study for these assessments, our team of expert academics have designed a series of exclusive, comprehensive lessons for online study. This material will cover everything you need to know and can be accessed anytime and anywhere.

Each module of the course consists of approximately 40 guided learning hours of material with an additional 30-50 hours of optional learning material. These materials are comprised of interactive exercises, further readings and internet resources.

Course Modules

  • The business environment
  • Managing business operations
  • The entrepreneurial manager
  • Business planning and goal setting
  • Psychology of entrepreneurship
  • Performance management
  • Quantitative skills

Course Summary

Qualification Type: Undergraduate

Level: 4 & 5

Credit: 240

Duration: Flexible

Study Method: Online

Progression

You can progress to the following Universities

  • University of Worcester
  • Southern Cross University
  • Anglia Ruskin University
  • University of Nicosia, Cyprus
  • University of Bolton
  • Charles Bekeev International University (CBIU)

Full Course Details

  • Level 4 Modules
  • Level 5 Modules
  • Entry Requirements
  • Fees & Funding
  • Assignments
  • Progression

Managing business operations

This module aims to introduce learners to key aspects of all businesses and how they operate within the
wider business environment as well as internally. Learners will gain knowledge and understanding of key business functions and their importance to business success.

Business environment

This module aims to develop the learner’s knowledge of the business environment and its impact on organisations. This includes factors that shape the internal environment and other external influences. Using this knowledge, learners will be able to develop approaches for managing change.

Personal effectiveness

This module explores the skills of different approaches to learning and examines the significance of time management. It investigates the skills managers need to develop to solve problems and to make decisions, as well as discussing the issue of management stress.

The entrepreneurial manager

This module aims to identify competing perspectives on the nature of entrepreneurial management as both a function and a process supporting the process of organisational change and development.

Business planning and goal setting

This module aims to identify mechanisms for the setting of organisational goals and their achievement as part of the process of business planning.

The manager’s toolkit

This module provides a selection of the most useful tools used in management and explores some of the uses of each. It aims to provide sufficient information to understand the principles behind each tool and enable them to be used with confidence. The module aims to help learners analyse situations within the organisation; develop solutions to organisational problems; evaluate an organisation’s position in its operating and competitive environment; and develop elements of an effective organisational strategy.

Managing and using finance

This module aims to provide an outline of the use and management of finance within an organisation. This includes an introduction to accounting and financial terminology. Learners are also introduced to the basics of financial reporting.

Managing and using marketing

This module aims to develop knowledge of marketing as key management tool. This includes understanding the marketing planning process and the role of internal as well as external marketing. Using this knowledge, learners will be able to understand the value of marketing activities to an organisation.

Psychology of entrepreneurship

This module aims to introduce the fundamental principles of the science of psychology, relating them to the entrepreneurial perspective of business management.

Innovation and creativity

This module describes the role of innovation and creativity for organisations. It considers models used to help understand and recognise their importance, as well as techniques to facilitate their use as part of strategic development.

The entrepreneurial manager

What is an Entrepreneur? Examine the skills and qualities of entrepreneurship.

Organisation structures

Why are organisations structured in the way they are? What determines the optimum structure and how does it differ between organisations? In this module, learners will look at the numerous models and theories that make up organisational structure.

Practical accounting analysis

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

Business planning and goal setting

What is the business trying to achieve? What will it do? How will it do it? This module focuses on the creation of clear goals and clear plans to achieve a clear objective.

Politics and business

Impact of politics on business and how it may help or hinder business. This module will educate learners on economic impact, exports and government support.

Business law

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

Managing in today’s world

Business in the modern world. This module focuses on governance and equality as a means to do right in business.

Performance management

Understanding how your people and your business can continually improve together, learners will review reward structures, CPD, training and development to ensure high performance in business.

Marketing and sales planning

Learners will analyse how markets, customers, competitors and products can come together in a cohesive plan.

Quantitative skills

On successful completion of this module, learners will have knowledge of numeric exercises and will understand their use within the context of the business.

To enrol onto the Level 4 course, you must be at least 18 and have a full secondary education. Before enrolling on to the Level 5 course, you must complete the Level 4 or equivalent.

Learners must also have an appropriate standard of English to enable them to access relevant resources and complete the course modules and assignments.


Is the online payment taken immediately?

Yes. Once NLC has received the cleared funds your course material will be released to you immediately.

Is there any financial assistance available?
NLC offers an interest free payment plan so that you can pay for your course over a set number of months. Contact us for more information about this.
UK students may also be eligible for student loans for the university top-up programme. Learners should make enquiries direct to their chosen university.

Are there likely to be any additional costs?
This will depend on your chosen course and any extra or additional learning resources that may be needed. This will be explained before you commit yourself to the course.
What payment options are available?
Payment can be made online through bank transfer or through any of our international banks.

How much do assessments cost?
Assessments are included with the course purchases.

The level 4 Diploma in Entrepreneurship has 10 modules and 10 written assignments and the level 5 Extended Diploma in Management has 10 modules and 8 written assignments. On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments. The assignments are approximately 5,000-8,000 words each. Students are provided support on the modules and assignments via the ‘Tutor’ section of the learning platform.

The assignment unit titles for the level 4 course are:

  1. Managing business operations
  2. Business environment
  3. Personal effectiveness
  4. The entrepreneurial manager
  5. Business planning and goal setting
  6. The manager’s toolkit
  7. Managing and using finance
  8. Managing and using marketing
  9. Psychology and entrepreneurship
  10. Innovation and creativity

The assignment unit titles for the level 5 course are:

  1.  Managing communications
  2. Business organisations in a global context
  3. People management
  4. Finance for managers
  5. Research project
  6. Marketing principles and practice
  7. Planning a new business venture
  8. Business law

If you decide to top up to a full Undergraduate Degree through an accredited UK university. You have the option of finishing on campus, costs will vary depending on which university you chose to complete the final year at.

Northampton University

BA (Hons) in Business and Management Top up 

BSc (Hons) in International Accounting Top up

University of Derby

Undergraduate Top up to BA

Edinburgh Napier University

BA in Business Management (Top-Up)
BA in Business and Enterprise (Top-Up) 
BA in Sales Management (Top-Up) 

University of Worcester

BA (Hons) Business Administration Final Year Top up

University of Sunderland – On Campus

BA (Hons) Business and Management (Year 3 )

Anglia Ruskin University

BSc (Hons) Business Management (Final Year)

BA (Hons) Management (Top-Up)

University of Bolton

BA (Hons) Top-up, duration 2 semesters

Buckinghamshire New University

BA (Hons) Top-up

Coventry University

BA (Hons) Top-up – progression from ATHE Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management

Southern Cross University

Bachelor of Business
Bachelor of Business Administration
Bachelor of Business in Convention and Event Management
Bachelor of Business in Hotel Management
Bachelor of Business in Tourism and Hospitality Management

Please enquire for top up prices for Southern Cross University.

University of Nicosia, Cyprus

Undergraduate Top up to BA

NOTE: UK/EU students may be eligible for student loans for the top-up portion of their studies. Visit www.slc.co.uk for more information.

Charles Bekeev International University (CBIU)

Undergraduate and Postgraduate Top up available.

Please enquire for top up prices for Charles Bekeev International University (CBIU)