ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management

ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management


Level up your business skill with our intensive Ofqual regulated ATHE Level 4     Extended Diploma in Business and Management course and obtain the core and advanced knowledge of the business. This accredited course will boost up your skills and spike up your career smoothly!

The ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management  course is accredited by ATHE, the fastest growing Awarding Organisation across the UK. The ATHE is a long-standing, Ofqual-regulated Awarding Organization, ensuring that your certification is professional and recognised.

This ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management  qualification course is designed to provide you with in-demand business management abilities and the ability to undertake management procedures while working in a Business environment successfully. You will also learn about finance, customer service, planning, operational control, and strategically handling these fields. You will also learn how to manage corporate operations, promote teamwork, communicate effectively in the workplace, and more. This certified credential will also teach you the fundamentals of business management. 

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Note: Learners will not get any additional study materials with the concerned units. However, all necessary forms and guidance will be provided to the learners for assignment submission.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Discover the parts of a business organisation and what they want to achieve
  • Learn how market conditions influence companies
  • Explore how business corporations communicate
  • Ability to identify the difference between financial and management accounting systems
  • Take an in-depth look at the management accounting methods

Guided Learning Hours

Guided Learning Hours are the approximate amount of time a learner will take to complete all the course objectives under the supervision of an instructor or supervisor. 

The total Guided Learning Hours for 165-credit qualification – 660.

The total Guided Learning Hours for 120-credit qualification – 480.

The total Guided Learning Hours for 60-credit qualification – 240.

Total Qualification Time

The expected hours a student might require to prepare, learn, research, etc., to complete all the learning objectives of a course is known as Total Qualification Time (TQT). The ATHE Level 4 Extended Diploma in Business and Management course is available in three programs: 1. 165-credit qualification, 2. 120-credit qualification, and 3. 60-credit qualification.

TQT for 165-credit qualification – 1650 Hours

TQT for 120-credit qualification – 1200 Hours

TQT for 60-credit qualification – 600 Hours

Who is this course for?

  • ATHE Level 3 advancing students 
  • Students who want to gain further education on business and management 

Methods of Assessment

  • A research task resulting in the submission of a report
  • An academic article for publication
  • The compilation of a case study
  • A  critical assessment and evaluation of a company’s policies, procedures and structure.
  • An employer-engagement activity
  • Submission of a portfolio consisting of evidence relating to a particular unit.


  • The learners should be of the typical age of 18 and above  
  • A GCE Advanced level profile with achievement in 2 or more subjects supported by 5 or more GCSEs at grades C and above
  • Other related level 3 subjects such as ATHE Level 3 Diplomas
  • An Access to Higher Education Certificate delivered by an approved further education institute and validated by an Access Validating Agency
  • Other equivalent international qualifications

Those whose English is not their first language will also require:

  • IELTS 5.5
  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) B2
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or above
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic 42-49
  • Business adviser
  • Business analyst
  • Business development manager
  • Management consultant
  • Project manager
  • Risk manager


To learn about what each qualification means, please check out this file.

To learn about the differences between Award, Diploma and Certificate, please read this file.

After enrolling, you will receive your log in details for our learning platform. Here you will find the resources, guidance, assignments and tips you need to succeed with your studies. You will get dedicated support from a student mentor who will provide you with the tips and guidance throughout the course. The mentor will guide you in understanding the guidance, learning outcomes and assessment criteria for the course and will also suggest additional study materials so that you can study the topics thoroughly. You will have a clear understanding of the requirements of each unit for getting qualified. You can contact with the mentor through email any time. After submitting all the assignments, you will get detailed feedback from our qualified assessor, if needed. It will help you prepare in the best possible way and find out any flaws that can prevent you getting qualified.

Yes, all the costs are included in the price. However, you may have to pay some extra for certain condition and qualification.

Yes. As well as being accredited by an industry leading Institute, your course is also regulated and approved by Ofqual, the governing body for Qualifications in the UK. This means you can study any of our courses safe in the knowledge that upon completion of your studies you will receive a certificate of your educational achievement which will be recognised globally.

To learn about the difference between CPD course and Regulated Qualification, please read this file.

UCAS points (also known as UCAS Tariff points) are a way of measuring the relative value of all post-16 qualifications in the UK.

Course Curriculum

Application Form
Application Form 00:00:00
Unit 1: The Business Environment
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Learner Manual
LO1_ Understand types of organisations and their purpose 00:00:00
LO2_ Understand the Structure of Organisations 00:00:00
LO3_ Understand the impact of the market environment on organisations 00:00:00
L04_ Understand the nature of the national environment in which organisations operate 00:00:00
Assignment_ Unit 1 The Business Environment 00:00:00
Unit 2: People in Organisations
SAU_2_L_617_1153_4_60_15 00:00:00
Learner Manual
L01_ Understand communication practices within organisations 00:00:00
L02_ Understand effective teamwork 00:00:00
L03_ Understand the issues associated with remote working 00:00:00
L04_ Understand how organisations monitor and support people in the workplace 00:00:00
Assignment_ Unit 2 People in Organisations 00:00:00
Unit 3: Financial and Management Accounting Techniques for Managers
SAU_3_H_617_1143_4_60_15 00:00:00
Learner Manual
L01_ Understand financial and management accounting systems 00:00:00
L02_ Be able to assess business organization performance 00:00:00
L03_ Be able to apply management accounting techniques 00:00:00
Assignment_ Unit 3 Financial Techniques for Managers 00:00:00
Unit 4: Communication Skills for Business
SAU_4_J_617_1149_4_60_15 00:00:00
Learner Manual
L01 Understand how internal communication takes place within organisations 00:00:00
L02 Understand how organisations communicate with customers 00:00:00
L03 Understand the factors that impact on the effectiveness of communications in business 00:00:00
L04 Be able to present oral information effectively 00:00:00
L05 Be able to communicate effectively in writing 00:00:00
Assignement_ Unit 4 Communication Skills for Business 00:00:00
Unit 5: Resource Management
SAU_5_J_617_1152_4_60_15 00:00:00
Learner Manual
LO 1_ Understand the key features of resource management 00:00:00
LO 2_ Understand the importance of the effective use of physical resources 00:00:00
LO 3_ Understand how to use human resources effectively 00:00:00
LO 4_ Understand how to review the effective use of resources 00:00:00
Assignment_ Unit 5 Resource Management 00:00:00
Unit 6: Corporate Social Responsibility
SAU_6_J_617_1152_4_60_15 00:00:00
Learner Manual
LO 1_ Understand current corporate social responsibility issues facing business 00:00:00
LO 2_ Understand the impact of corporate social responsibility policy on different stakeholders 00:00:00
LO 3_ Be able to make recommendations for responsible business practice 00:00:00
Assignment_ Unit 6 Corporate Social Responsibility 00:00:00
Unit 7: Enterpreneurship
SAU_7_H_617_1157_4_60_15 00:00:00
Learner Manual
LO 1_ Understand entrepreneurship in business 00:00:00
LO 2_ Understand the skills and qualities of a successful entrepreneur 00:00:00
LO 3_ Be able to evaluate the viability of a new entrepreneurial idea 00:00:00
LO 4_ Be able to prepare for a new business venture 00:00:00
Assignment_ Unit 7 Entrepreneurship 00:00:00
Unit 8: Customer Relationship Management
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Learner Manual
LO 1_ Understand the importance of customer relationship management to business 00:00:00
LO 2_ Understand how good customer relationship management is achieved 00:00:00
LO 3_ Understand the use of loyalty schemes in customer relationship management 00:00:00
LO 4_ Be able to plan improvements to customer relationship management in a chosen organisation 00:00:00
Assignment_ Unit 8 Customer Relationship Management 00:00:00
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