Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Entrepreneurship

Programme Overview

The Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Entrepreneurship, offered by BSMS, is meticulously designed to cultivate and reward the business managers of today and tomorrow. This qualification aims to enhance recognition and professionalism in management sectors, empowering learners to acquire new skills and qualities essential for success in diverse industries. Through a comprehensive curriculum, learners will engage in academic and professional development opportunities, fostering their potential and contributing to organizational growth across various sectors.

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Why choose this programme?

BSMS provides the Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Entrepreneurship as an exceptional choice for individuals seeking to excel in business management. This programme offers a unique blend of academic rigor and practical skills development; ensuring learners acquire relevant skills and qualities required in today's dynamic business environment. By enrolling in this diploma, learners gain opportunities for personal and professional growth, paving the way for success in entrepreneurship and management roles.

Key Facts

The following key facts highlight the rigorous standards, accreditation status, credit equivalency, progression routes, and availability of the Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Entrepreneurship at BSMS, providing learners with a clear understanding of the qualification's value and potential pathways for further advancement.

Qualification Type Vocational Related Qualification (Higher Education)
Level 4
Accreditation Status Accredited
Credit Equivalency 120 credits
Qualification Number (RQF) 603/4238/9
Progression Routes Qualifi Level 5 Diploma in Business Management or Business Enterprise, second year of undergraduate study in business management, or direct entry into employment in an associated profession
Availability Offered in the UK and internationally

Entry Requirements

BSMS welcomes learners who meet the following criteria for the Qualifi Level 4 Diploma. Prospective learners seeking entry into the qualification will be required to undergo a center interview. Additionally, learners are expected to meet the following criteria:

  • Demonstrate some ability and possess qualifications at Level 3, such as 'A' Levels or vocational awards, indicating a foundational understanding of business concepts and practices.
  • Have spent some time in an organizational role, demonstrating capability and drive to develop skills and knowledge relevant to entrepreneurship and business management.
  • Be motivated to seek further professional development and gain work-related skills and know-how, showcasing a commitment to personal and career growth in the field of entrepreneurship.
These entry requirements ensure that learners entering the program have the necessary background, capabilities, and motivation to succeed and contribute effectively in the entrepreneurship and business management sectors.

Progression Route

Upon successful completion of the Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Entrepreneurship at BSMS, learners have several progression routes to consider:

  • Qualifi Level 5 Diploma in Business Management or Business Enterprise: Graduates can advance to the Qualifi Level 5 Diploma, which offers further specialization and depth in business management or business enterprise, providing advanced knowledge and skills in entrepreneurship and management.
  • Second Year of Undergraduate Study: Another option is to progress directly into the second year of undergraduate study in business management or a related field at a recognized university.
  • Direct Entry into Employment: Graduates also have the opportunity to enter directly into employment in associated professions within the entrepreneurship and business management sectors.
These progression routes provide diverse opportunities for learners to advance their careers, gain specialized expertise, and contribute effectively to the dynamic field of entrepreneurship and business management.

Programme Modules

These units are carefully selected to provide learners with a comprehensive understanding of key concepts and practices in entrepreneurship and business management. Topics covered include business operations, the business environment, personal effectiveness, entrepreneurial management, business planning, finance and marketing management, psychology of entrepreneurship, and innovation and creativity.

  • Managing Business Operations
  • Business Environment
  • Personal Effectiveness
  • The Entrepreneurial Manager
  • Business Planning and Goal Setting
  • The Manager’s Toolkit
  • Managing and Using Finance
  • Managing and Using Marketing
  • Psychology of Entrepreneurship
  • Innovation and Creativity

Learning Outcomes

  1. To understand and apply the principles of leadership in a business environment
  2. Review and apply the principles of business management within industry
  3. To understand and apply the principles of management in a specific environment
  4. To improve the employability of learners by allowing them to explore the relationship between management theories and their practical application in the business world.
  5. Analyse problem solving techniques specific to business and industry
  6. Select, collate, review and analyse information form a wide range of sources
  7. Effectively use verbal and communication skills
  8. Work independently and as part of a team
  9. Manage one’s own personal development and growth.


Assessment for the Qualifi Level 4 Diploma in Entrepreneurship at BSMS is designed to evaluate learners' understanding and application of key concepts in entrepreneurship and business management. The assessment methods include examinations, practical assignments, projects, presentations, and case studies. These assessments are structured to encourage critical thinking, problem-solving, effective communication, and the application of theoretical knowledge in real-world business scenarios. The assessment process aims to ensure that learners develop practical skills and competencies relevant to entrepreneurship and are prepared for success in the business environment.