OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Project Management


The OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Project Management aims to enhance learners' practical project management abilities and prepare them for diverse professional environments.

Learners have the chance to:

1. Develop expertise in operations management.

2. Enhance skills in project quality management.

3. Gain knowledge of business strategy.

4. Explore responsible business practices.

5. Master project planning and execution.

6. Acquire proficiency in digital business practices.

Upon completing this qualification, learners will possess industry-specific and hands-on skills, empowering them to effectively apply their knowledge professionally. This accomplishment will boost their career opportunities and open doors for further educational advancement.

  • Examine the role of management information and systems in facilitating operational management.
  • Demonstrate the capability to utilise various tools, techniques, and information for project control.
  • Develop the capacity to assess an organisation's internal environment and its capabilities.
  • Gain the ability to evaluate how responsible business practices affect business performance.
  • Demonstrate the ability to launch a project and formulate a project plan.
  • Comprehend the diverse roles of digital technologies in both B2B (business-to-business) and B2C (business-to-consumer) markets.
  • Are you worried about the recent changes in Project management? Then, the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Project Management is the ideal starting point for your career journey. 
  • The course will ensure access to the first-class education needed to achieve your goals and dreams and maximise future opportunities.
  • Remember! The Assessment for the qualification is done based on assignments only, and you do not need to worry about writing any exam.
  • With the School of Business and Technology London, you can complete the qualification at your own pace, choosing online or blended learning from the comfort of your home. 
  • Learning and pathway materials and study guides developed by our OTHM-approved tutors will be available around the clock in our cutting-edge learning management system. 
  • Most importantly, at the School of Business and Technology London, we will provide comprehensive tutor support through our dedicated support desk. 
  • If you choose your course with blended learning, you will also enjoy live sessions with an assigned tutor, which you can book at your convenience.

After completing a Level 5 Diploma in Project Management, individuals can explore various career opportunities in the legal field and related professions. Here are some potential career paths: 

  • Portfolio Manager, with an average salary of £46,439 per year 

  • Business analyst with an average salary of £54,398 per year 

  • Risk Manager, with an average salary of £79,202 per year

  • Healthcare Project Manager with an average salary of £51,749 per year

OTHM is an established and recognised Awarding Organisation (Certification Body) launched in 2003. OTHM has already made a mark in the UK and global online education scenario by creating and maintaining a user-friendly and skill based learning environment. OTHM has both local and international recognition which aids OTHM graduates to enhance their employability skills as well as allowing them to join degree and/or Master top-up programmes.

OTHM qualifications has assembled a reputation for maintaining significant skills in a wide range of job roles and industries which comprises Business Studies, Leadership, Tourism and Hospitality Management, Health and Social Care, Information Technology, Accounting and Finance, Logistics and Supply Chain Management.

  • Outstanding tutor support that gives you supportive guidance all through the course accomplishment through the SBTL Support Desk Portal.
  • Access our cutting-edge learning management platform to access vital learning resources and communicate with the support desk team.
  • Quality learning materials such as structured lecture notes, study guides, and practical applications, which include real-world examples and case studies, will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats: PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.
  • The tutors will provide Formative assessment feedback to improve the learners’ achievements.
  • Assessment materials are accessible through our online learning platform.
  • Supervision for all modules.
  • Multiplatform accessibility through an online learning platform facilitates SBTL in providing learners with course materials directly through smartphones, laptops, tablets or desktops, allowing students to study at their convenience.
  • Live Classes (for Blended Learning Students only)
  • Assignment-based Assessment (Formative and Summative)
  • No exam

These qualifications are intended for learners typically 18 years and older. Learners' entry profiles are expected to encompass at least one of the following criteria: 

  • A relevant Level 4 Diploma qualification or its equivalent credential.

  • Completion of GCE Advanced level courses in three subjects or an equivalent qualification.

  • Mature learners aged over 21 with pertinent management experience (prior experience verification required from the delivery centre before registration)

  • International students whose first language is not English will need to have a score of 5.5 or above in IELTS (International English Language Testing System)

Successful completion of the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Project Management provides learners the opportunity to:

  • Option for OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Project Management; or 

  • Approved qualification for Year 3 entry to UK Bachelor's degree.

  • Quality, Standards and Recognitions- OTHM qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation); hence, the learners can be very confident about the quality of the qualifications as well.
  • Career Development to increase credibility with employers- All OTHM qualifications are developed to equip learners with the skills and knowledge every employer seeks. The learners pursuing an OTHM qualification will obtain an opportunity to enhance their knowledge and grow key competencies to tackle situations and work on projects more effectively, which will, in turn, give learners the potential to get promotions within the workplace. Alternatively, it allows them to progress onto an MBA top-up/Bachelor's degree / Master's degree programme around the World.
  • Flexible study options- All OTHM qualifications have a credit value, which tells you how many credits are awarded when a unit is completed. The credit value will indicate how long it will normally take you to prepare for a unit or qualification.

Three different types of qualification are:

  • The award is achieved with 1 – 12 credits
  • The certificate is completed with 13 – 36 credits
  • The diploma is completed with at least 37 credits

Learners must request before enrolment to interchange unit(s) other than the preselected units shown in the SBTL website because we need to make sure the availability of learning materials for the requested unit(s). SBTL will reject an application if the learning materials for the requested interchange unit(s) are unavailable.

Learners are not allowed to make any request to interchange unit(s) once enrolment is complete.


Reference No : J/650/4871

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit aims to foster learners' knowledge and comprehension of operations management across diverse organisational contexts. It scrutinises various facets of operations management about formulating, strategising, overseeing, and enhancing business operations.

Reference No : K/650/4872

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit will explore the notion of quality, the procedures for managing quality, and their implications within projects and project management.

Reference No : L/650/4873

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit aims to empower learners with insights into the intersection of business and society, equipping them with the skills needed to exercise responsible leadership for organisational sustainability. Learners will develop competencies in stakeholder engagement, macro-environment analysis, and offering evidence-based solutions for addressing business challenges.

Reference No : M/650/4874

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

This unit enables learners to acquire the knowledge and competencies needed to critically assess the intricate role of business practices within global systems and to comprehend the challenges linked to responsible business transformation.

Reference No : R/650/4875

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

In this hands-on unit, learners will implement project management strategies within a real-world business project. They will engage in self-directed and proactive study, initiate and formulate a client brief, and create efficient solutions. Learners will also have the chance to oversee a client project from its inception to conclusion, adhering to industry-standard methodologies.

Reference No : T/650/4876

Credit : 20 || TQT : 200

In this unit, learners will grasp the influence of digital technologies on business operations. They will explore how these technologies align with business goals, foster customer engagement, enhance sales, and elevate customer service standards. This unit equips learners with practical insights into effectively utilising relevant technologies and applying modern digital approaches in business.

Delivery Methods

School of Business & Technology London provides various flexible delivery methods to its learners, including online learning and blended learning. Thus, learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience. The program is self-paced and accomplished through our cutting-edge Learning Management System. Learners can interact with tutors by messaging through the SBTL Support Desk Portal System to discuss the course materials, get guidance and assistance and request assessment feedbacks on assignments.

We at SBTL offer outstanding support and infrastructure for both online and blended learning. We indeed pursue an innovative learning approach where traditional regular classroom-based learning is replaced by web-based learning and incredibly high support level. Learners enrolled at SBTL are allocated a dedicated tutor, whether online or blended learning, who provide learners with comprehensive guidance and support from start to finish.

The significant difference between blended learning and online learning methods at SBTL is the Block Delivery of Online Live Sessions. Learners enrolled at SBTL on blended learning are offered a block delivery of online live sessions, which can be booked in advance on their convenience at additional cost. These live sessions are relevant to the learners' program of study and aim to enhance the student's comprehension of research, methodology and other essential study skills. We try to make these live sessions as communicating as possible by providing interactive activities and presentations.

Resources and Support

School of Business & Technology London is dedicated to offering excellent support on every step of your learning journey. School of Business & Technology London occupies a centralised tutor support desk portal. Our support team liaises with both tutors and learners to provide guidance, assessment feedback, and any other study support adequately and promptly. Once a learner raises a support request through the support desk portal (Be it for guidance, assessment feedback or any additional assistance), one of the support team members assign the relevant to request to an allocated tutor. As soon as the support receives a response from the allocated tutor, it will be made available to the learner in the portal. The support desk system is in place to assist the learners adequately and streamline all the support processes efficiently.

Quality learning materials made by industry experts is a significant competitive edge of the School of Business & Technology London. Quality learning materials comprised of structured lecture notes, study guides, practical applications which includes real-world examples, and case studies that will enable you to apply your knowledge. Learning materials are provided in one of the three formats, such as PDF, PowerPoint, or Interactive Text Content on the learning portal.

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