Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Management

 

Price £916

 

The NCFE Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Management is a competence-based qualification. A competency-based qualification is based on National Occupational Standards (NOS) and is a job-ready qualification which requires learners to demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to work in a specific industry. A competency-based qualification must be assessed in the workplace or in a realistic work environment (RWE) in accordance with the relevant assessment strategy.

 

This is a regulated qualification. The regulated number for this qualification is 601/4033/1.

 

This is a cross-sector qualification aimed at current and prospective managers. The Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Management covers the skills and knowledge needed to be successful at a managerial level and covers competencies applicable to a wide range of contexts.

 

This qualification may be eligible for funding.

 

 Things you need to know

 

  • Qualification number (QN): 601/4033/1
  • Aim reference: 60140331
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 530
  • Guided learning hours (GLH): 214
  • Credit value: 53
  • Level: 4
  • Assessment requirements: internally assessed and externally moderated portfolio of evidence.

 

Aims and objectives of this qualification

 

Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Management aims to:

  • provide learners with the skills they need to operate as a successful manager
  • confirm competence of those already fulfilling a managerial role
  • allow learners to develop skills in a range of areas relevant to managerial roles, such as communication, presentation skills and project management.

 

The objectives of this qualification are to help learners to:

 

  • develop the skills and qualities valued in managers by employers
  • prove they have the requisite skills to operate as a manager in a variety of industries
  • understand and work on their strengths and weaknesses as a manager.

 

Progression opportunities

 

Learners who achieve this qualification could progress to:

 

  • NCFE Level 5 NVQ Diploma in Management and Leadership
  • NCFE Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Business Administration
  • NCFE Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Customer Service

It may also be useful to learners studying qualifications in the following sectors:

 

  • Marketing
  • Retail
  • Leisure, Travel and Tourism

 

To be awarded the NCFE Level 4 NVQ Diploma in Management, learners must achieve a minimum of 53 credits: 

 

  • a total of 17 credits from the mandatory units in Group A
  • a minimum of 20 credits from Group B
  • the remaining credits can come from Group B or Group C.

 

A minimum of 40 credits must be achieved at level 4 or above.

 

Group A mandatory units

 

  • Unit 01 Provide leadership and management (5 credits)
  • Unit 02 Develop and implement an operational plan (5 credits)
  • Unit 03 Develop working relationships with stakeholders (4 credits)
  • Unit 04 Manage personal and professional development (3 credits)

 Group B optional units

 

  • Unit 05 Develop and maintain professional networks (3 credits)
  • Unit 06 Encourage learning and development (3 credits)
  • Unit 07 Initiate and implement operational change (4 credits)
  • Unit 08 Discipline and grievance management (3 credits)
  • Unit 09 Manage a tendering process (4 credits)
  • Unit 10 Manage physical resources (4 credits)
  • Unit 11 Prepare for and support quality audits (3 credits)
  • Unit 12 Conduct quality audits (3 credits)
  • Unit 13 Manage a budget (4 credits)
  • Unit 14 Manage a project (7 credits)
  • Unit 15 Manage business risk (6 credits)
  • Unit 16 Manage knowledge in an organisation (5 credits)
  • Unit 17 Manage redundancy and redeployment (6 credits)
  • Unit 18 Promote equality, diversity and inclusion in the workplace (3 credits)
  • Unit 19 Manage team performance (4 credits)
  • Unit 20 Manage individuals’ performance (4 credits)
  • Unit 21 Manage individuals’ development in the workplace (3 credits)
  • Unit 22 Chair and lead meetings (3 credits)
  • Unit 23 Manage conflict within a team (5 credits)
  • Unit 24 Procure products and/or services (5 credits)
  • Unit 25 Implement and maintain business continuity plans and processes (4 credits)
  • Unit 26 Collaborate with other departments (3 credits)
  • Unit 27 Support remote or virtual teams (4 credits)
  • Unit 28 Contribute to the development of a strategic plan (5 credits)
  • Unit 29 Design business processes (5 credits)
  • Unit 30 Develop and manage collaborative relationships with other organisations (5 credits)
  • Unit 31 Optimise the use of technology (6 credits)
  • Unit 32 Manage product and/or service development (5 credits)
  • Unit 33 Encourage innovation (4 credits)
  • Unit 34 Manage the impact of work activities on the environment (4 credits)
  • Unit 35 Recruitment, selection and induction practice (6 credits)

 

Group C optional units

 

  • Unit 36 Manage Health and Safety in own area of responsibility ( 5 credits)
  • Unit 37 Contribute to the design and development of an information system (5 credits)
  • Unit 38 Manage information systems (6 credits)
  • Unit 39 Manage events (6 credits)*
  • Unit 40 Review the quality of customer service (4 credits)
  • Unit 41 Contribute to the improvement of business performance (6 credits)
  • Unit 42 Negotiate in a business environment (4 credits)
  • Unit 43 Resolve customers’ problems (4 credits)
  • Unit 44 Resolve customers’ complaints (4 credits)
  • Unit 45 Analyse competitor activity (3 credits)
  • Unit 46 Developing sales proposals (5 credits)
  • Unit 47 Prioritising information for sales planning (3 credits)
  • Unit 48 Manage customer service operations (7 credits)

The units above marked * are available as stand-alone unit programmes and are available for individual registration.

To achieve the NCFE Level 4 NVQ Diploma inManagement, learners must successfully demonstrate their achievement of all learning outcomes and assessment criteria of the units as detailed in this qualification specification.

 

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