In the first year of your program, you will build your foundations in business, examine case studies, current events and work on practical tasks.Diving into the principles of leadership, economics, marketing, and strategy, you will learn how to analyse, problem-solve and communicate your ideas effectively – real-world skills that you will apply all throughout your career.

Before the qualification can be assessed and awarded

To be awarded the ABE Level 4 Diploma in Business Management learners are required to successfully achieve the
four core mandatory, three mandatory, and one specialist mandatory units. There are no optional pathways as part
of this qualification.

Knowledge, skills and understanding to be assessed

The knowledge, skills and understanding being assessed in this qualification is as follows:

• analysing the impact of increasingly dynamic business environments and increasingly volatile markets on an
organisations ability to compete successfully using a range of relevant tools and frameworks
• developing an understanding of the principles of business and the different legal formations by which an
organisation can operate.
• introduction to the key skills, behaviours, and attitudes you need to demonstrate in order to be
‘employable’, and how to develop them if they are missing, through self-development and/or other
• gaining a knowledge and understanding of accounting principles, processes, and concepts that can be
applied in a general management context


  • Dynamic Business Environments. 4UDBE. 
  • Enterprising Organizations. 4UEO. 
  • Employability and Self Development. 4UESD
  • Finance for Managers. 4UFM.
  • Introduction to Entrepreneurship. 4UIE, 
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods. 4UIQM. 
  • Project Management. 4UPM
  • Dynamic and Collaborative Teams. 4UDCT.