OTHM is a UK based Awarding Organization regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation) and recognized by Qualifications Wales. OTHM has a network of numerous delivery centers globally to deliver its qualifications in:

  • Business Management;
  • Health and Social Care Management;
  • Human Resource Management;
  • Logistics and Supply Chain Management
  • Strategic Management and Leadership; and
  • Tourism and Hospitality Management

OTHM is a not-for-profit organization and company limited by guarantee. OTHM was incorporated in 2003 in England & Wales.

In 2013, OTHM has passed 10 years of operation since switched on its website and registered the first delivery centers and learners.

In 2015, OTHM’s name has been changed from ‘The Organization for Tourism and Hospitality Management’ to ‘OTHM Qualifications’ to reflect the qualifications it offers; but the acronym of the company ‘OTHM’ remains same.

OTHM always aims to develop itself as an organization that is forward-thinking to support various industry by delivering qualified and experienced human resources.


Myanmar International Business Academy is the one of the Approved Center at Othm.

Myanmar International Business Academy(MIBA) is delivering the following Othm Courses.
  • Diploma in Business Management ( QCF Level 4 )
  • Diploma in Business Management ( QCF Level 5 )
  • Diploma in Business Management ( QCF Level 6 )

Diploma in Business Management (QCF Level 4)

Quality, Standards and Recognitions

OTHM Qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). See list of the Register of Regulated Qualifications http://register.ofqual.gov.uk/Qualification?recognitionNumber=RN5284 OTHM has progression arrangement with a number of UK universities that acknowledges the ability of learners after studying Level 3-7 qualifications to be considered for advanced entry into corresponding degree year/top up and masters/top-up programmes.

Qualification Objectives

The qualification in Business Management at Level 4 has been developed to conform to the requirements of the QCF, to meet the requirements of employers, the needs of learners and our centres. This qualification is not tied to any specific industry, but delivers the knowledge, understanding and skills that meet the needs of learners aspiring to roles in Business and Administrative Management in different sectors on a domestic and international platform. We provide a flexible route for learners who have already achieved qualifications in Business and Administrative Management at a lower level and for learners who do not have management qualifications, but have qualifications in other areas and/or prior experience the workplace. The Diploma allows learners to acquire a range of knowledge and understanding and to develop some of the key skills required to work as an administrative manager.

Entry Requirements
For entry onto the OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management qualification, learner must possesses:
  • Relevant NQF/QCF Level 3 Award or at the level of GCE/GCSE or equivalent
  • Mature learners (over 21) with relevant work experience
  • English: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency at minimum of CEFR (The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) level B1 from a recognised English test provider or IELTS level 4.0 in each components.
  • Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course
Assessment and Verification

All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre and verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes. To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, a learner must have successfully passed all the assessment criteria for that unit. The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the Learner’s overall achievement has been arrived at.

Equivalence

This Business Management diploma qualification is a Level 4 qualification according to the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) which consist 6 mandatory units worth total 120 credits and equivalent to Degree 1 st Year in the UK.

Qualification Structure
OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management consists of the following 6 mandatoryunits that provide a total of 120 credits:
  • Study Skills
  • Introduction to Business Communication
  • Introduction to Quantitative Methods
  • Introduction to Business
  • Introduction to Finance
  • Business Context

Diploma in Business Management (QCF Level 5)

The Level 5 Diploma in Business Management qualification is designed for learners to enhance their understanding of management in the context of general business. The qualification will give learners a theoretical understanding of management concepts and an overview of general business. It will equip learners to find employment with junior management prospects in general business or to continue professional or academic studies in a related area.

Entry Requirements
For entry onto the OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management qualification, learner must possess:
  • UK level 4 diploma or equivalent overseas qualification
  • Mature learners (over 21) with relevant work experience (learners must check with the delivery center regarding this experience prior to registering for the program)Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course;
English requirements:

If the learner is not from a majority English-speaking country, they must provide evidence of English language competency at a minimum of CEFR (The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) level B1 from a recognized English test provider or IELTS level 4.0 in each components.

Qualification Structure
OTHM Level 5 Diploma in Business Management consists of the following 6 mandatory units. They are
  • Business Law
  • Human Resource Management
  • Project Management
  • Marketing Management & Planning
  • Financial Accounting
  • Corporate Social Responsibility and Governance
Assessment and Verification

All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the center and verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, a learner must have successfully passed all learning outcomes for that unit.

The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgment of the learner’s overall achievement has been arrived at.


Diploma in Business Management (QCF Level 6)

Qualification Objectives

The qualification in Business Management at Level 6 has been developed to conform to the requirements of the QCF, to meet the requirements of employers, the needs of learners and our centres. This qualification is not tied to any specific industry, but delivers the knowledge, understanding and skills that meet the needs of learners aspiring to roles in Business and Administrative Management in different sectors on a domestic and international platform. We provide a flexible route for learners who have already achieved qualifications in Business and Administrative Management at a lower level and for learners who do not have management qualifications, but have qualifications in other areas and/or prior experience the workplace. The Diploma allows learners to acquire a range of knowledge and understanding and to develop some of the key skills required to work as an administrative manager.

Entry Requirements
For entry onto the OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Business Management qualification, learner must possesses:
  • NQF/QCF Level 5 diploma or equivalent overseas qualification as recognised by UK NARIC
  • Mature learners (over 21) with relevant work experience
English requirements:

If learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency at a minimum of CEFR (The Common European Framework of Reference for Languages) level B2 from a recognised English test provider or IELTS level 5.5 in each components. Learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course

Quality, Standards and Recognitions

OTHM Qualifications are approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation). See list of the Register of Regulated Qualifications http://register.ofqual.gov.uk/Qualification?recognitionNumber=RN5284 OTHM has progression arrangement with a number of UK universities that acknowledges the ability of learners after studying Level 3-7 qualifications to be considered for advanced entry into corresponding degree year/top up and masters/top-up programmes.

Equivalence

This Business Management diploma qualification is a Level 6 qualification according to the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) which consist 6 mandatory units worth total 120 credits and equivalent to Degree Final Year in the UK.

Qualification Structure
OTHM Level 6 Diploma in Business Management (QCF) consists of 6 mandatory units:
  • 1. Leadership and Organisational Behaviour
  • 2. Business Project
  • 3. Operations Management
  • 4. Financial Decision Making
  • 5. Sustainable Business Practices
  • 6. Strategic Human Resource Management