Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Executive Management (120 credits) leading to MBA Top Up (Dissertation)
- Exam(s) / assessment(s) not included in price & must be purchased separately
- Tutor is available to students
This qualification is aimed at those who are seeking middle and executive level roles in medium or large corporations. The qualification will:
- provide access and progression in learning within the management, leadership and strategy vocational area
- improve Learners career development opportunities, enhancing their career prospects in their chosen area of employment
The qualification scope covers the primary business functions and aims to provide a holistic study of core organisational issues that executive management would be expected to take responsibility for.
The qualification provides a programme of learning for those who want to develop their knowledge, skills and understanding of organisations and how executive management can help to achieve organisational and strategic objectives. The Level 7 programme will require Learners to critically evaluate, challenge and apply a wide range of management theory, techniques and models and discipline-specific theory, practice and tools. By analysing and critiquing national and international organisations Learners will examine how the different functions and disciplines affect the organisation’s strategy, success and way it operates.
The qualification also requires Learners to demonstrate a range of skills required for executive level management including problem-solving and report writing. Learners will also develop their research and analytical skills. The qualification will enable learners to become independent, self-directed, with the tools and motivation to continue learning, developing and reflecting on practice throughout their careers.
Course Start Date: 5th June / 11th June / 25th June / 4th July (Select any)
The overall structure of the course is based on 8 mandatory modules that cover a number of topics relating to learning outcomes. Each unit has the equivalency of 15 credits.
Unit 01: Corporate Strategy
This unit is aimed at developing learners’ critical analysis of corporate strategy and the role of supply chains in a global context. It explores how functional strategies are integrated and the relationship between strategy and organisation. It also requires learners to demonstrate professional skills that enable effective business management at the strategic level. The unit will examine theoretical and conceptual frameworks and their use in evaluating and recommending practical applications in business areas such as market entry, internationalisation, global sourcing, globalisation, alliances and corporate growth.
Unit 02: Corporate Finance and Financial Strategy
This unit addresses the issues around making investment decisions and corporate finance at the global level. It highlights strategic approaches, risk and needs for maintaining working capital. The unit explores different capital structures, foreign exchange options and corporate finance, restructuring. Learners will be expected to use case study material to explore these issues and be able to manipulate financial information.
Unit 03: Human Resource Practice, Leadership and Managing People
The aim of this unit is to critique the skills, value and contribution of human resource management and development practitioners and leaders for the effective operation of organisations. Learners will gain insight into HR and leadership practices and techniques and examine relevant theory. The need for expertise and professionalism amongst HR practitioners and how ethics and culture in organisations might be affected is also considered.
Unit 04: Global Trade and its impact on Strategy
The unit looks at contemporary trade and trade issues as they affect organisations. It examines the impact of globalisation, the internet, politics and ethics on business behaviour and business success.
Unit 05: Research, Problem Solving and Business Reporting
The unit will develop learners’ use and understanding of research methods and use research evidence. It will review relevant methods and theory connected with identifying and solving business problems as well as exploring the use of decision-making tools. Learners will be expected to develop and show competence in their business writing too by presenting reports that make use of relevant research evidence to support their propositions and recommendations.
Unit 06: Operations, Quality and Supply Chain Management
The unit considers operations management and its contribution to supporting business objectives. It addresses quality and supply chain issues and how different organisations and industries make use of different systems, techniques and methods. Learners will be able to evaluate alternative operations management strategies to support business performance.
Unit 07: Strategic Marketing
The unit will investigate underlying models, techniques and theories that underpin marketing and can contribute to strategic objectives. It will also provide learners with a critical understanding of the marketing function within complex organisations.
Unit 08: Project Management
The unit will support learners in their appreciation of project management methods, techniques and tools. It will consider human, financial and other matters in project feasibility and how people, teams and risk are factored into project initiation and delivery.
Unit 09: Entrepreneurship and Business Development
This unit aims to provide learners with an understanding of the theory and practice of entrepreneurship in a range of organisational context. It also encourages learners to develop a critical appreciation of current academic debates on entrepreneurship and other closely related concepts.
How will you study
Our learning portal will be available to you study 24/7. You can use your Desktop Computer, Laptop, Mobile or Tablet anytime in a flexible way to study entirely online.
Assessment methods include assignments. There is no exam in this course. You will be required to submit an assignment of each unit of minimum 1500-2500 words in length to pass the unit and to achieve unit credits.
Results and Certificate
Learners must complete 8 units successfully and achieve 120 credits before the qualification certificate and final transcript will be issued by the awarding body.
Additional Note: Assessment fee (with discounts)
£825 Assessment fee (including assignments/assessments, qualification diploma and transcript fee) payable before the course start date. Please note that Study material (books/journals/articles) are also included in the course. You don't need to buy anything to study this course.
Special Discounts for June and July 2018 intakes: Learners will only pay £500 Assessment fee for this entire qualification.
Who is this course for?
This qualification is useful for individuals from all over the world
- who are already on job or
- re-entering employment after a period of absence or
- who are seeking a career change or
- who would like to learn and achieve qualification leading to MBA.
Cambridge Management and Leadership School operates an open entry system to its qualification. If you feel difficulties during this course, you will be allowed to take our online short courses to develop your knowledge. However, we expect you to hold previous level qualification regardless any subject sector or work experience.
This qualification provides a variety of careers. Graduates of this programme are Director and Senior Manager Role in the area of HR, Supply Chain, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Sales, Finance, Manufacturing, Technology, Banking, and Health Service. You can also join MBA Top Up at the dissertation level with De Montford University, Bucks New Uni, Northampton or Anglia Ruskin University.
Questions and answers
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Is it possible to take this course without the requirement of assessments or the purchase thereof? (simply learning)
Hi, it is not possible as assessment is integrated with modules...This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Who will be the awarding body for the MBA Degree?
Level 7 Diploma in Executive Management is awarded by Qualifi Ltd, while after completion of this course you can complete MBA (Dissertation only) with Bucks New University.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Jacqueline N asked:
How much is the top up dissertation with Buckinghamshire New University?
Hi, thank you for your message, MBA Top Up fees with Bucks New University is £3200 after this diploma.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Marlon Rodriguez asked:
how many installments for the examination fees? 6-10-12 installments?
Reduced assessment fee which is £550 (only for June 2018 intakes) can be paid in five monthly instalmentsThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
To to study this course to a MBA? what will be total duration to archive MBA and at what total Cost?
Duration is six to nine months. MBA after this course is 3 months & total cost for MBA after this course is roughly 3000/3500GBPThis was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
I was wondering if you can send me a link to enroll,
We cannot send any link here at Reed (Reed is separate from our school just advertising some courses on our behalf with booking facilities)This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Fahad Iqbal asked:
Is GBP 350 is the only course charges or there are other hidden charges? What is the total course fees? And total time duration?
In this course, 350 GBP is tuition fee while if you read additional note in the description - it is written you have to pay assessment fee for 120 credits (8 modules) which is "Additional Note: Assessment fee (with discounts) £830 Assessment fee (including qualification diploma and transcript fee) payable before the course start date. We are offering special discounts for this May 2018 Intake, Learners will only pay £600 Assessment Fee (instead £830) - Instalments options are available"This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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