Level 5 Diploma in Business Enterprise

Course Description


This suite of Qualifications provides a realistic and broad opportunity for Learners seeking career and professional development. They will support Learners in realising their potential and by association the prospects of the organisations they work with or for. Management of a range of business operations and functions, the management of specific challenges for organisations will introduce Learners to management theory, practice and models that will provide valuable knowledge and know-how.


The Qualifications will develop the Learner’s ability to:

    • apply analytical and evaluative techniques and to enhance those skills;
    • investigate issues and opportunities;
    • develop their awareness and appreciation of managerial, organisational and environmental issues;
    • use management techniques and practices in imaginative ways;
    • make use of relevant information from different sources;
    • develop and encourage problem solving and creativity to tackle problems and challenges;
    • exercise judgement, own and take responsibility for decisions and actions; and
    • develop the ability to recognise and reflect on personal learning and improve their personal, social and other transferable skills

Entry Requirements

QUALIFI Level 5 Diploma in Business Enterprise:

    • Learners who possess Qualifications at Level 3 and/or 4;
    • Learners who have work experience and demonstrate drive and ambition to start their own business, or work in business development;

QUALIFI Level 4 Cert BM/Level 5 Dip BM/Level 5 BE 10 Learner Guide September 2016

    • Learners who possess a first degree in another discipline and want to develop their own business or shift careers.

Module Structure

    • Entrepreneurship, Enterprise and Creativity
    • Influences on Organisational Growth and Development
    • Venture Management – Growing a Business
    • Marketing for Growth Organisations
    • Developing and Launching a New Business
    • Social Enterprise and Third Sector Organisations


Learners completing this course can progress to:

    • The final year of an undergraduate degree; or
    • directly into employment in an associated profession