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Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is designed for developing and implementing effective strategies across ambitious growing organisations. Strategic management is for Executive Directors and Senior Managers and for those who have the authority and personal inspiration to translate organisational strategy into effective corporate performance.
The qualification requires aspiring or current directors and senior managers to build a knowledge and understanding in strategic direction and leadership and to focus growth and performance across all levels of an organisation; making it competitive and responsive to acquiring tomorrow’s business.
The rationale of the Diploma is to provide recognition for those who wish to develop their own abilities within the business. The outcomes of the Diploma look to develop the skills required by organisations globally in order to provide excellent service and so elevate its status and credibility.
The Diploma creates learning that advances the thought leadership of organisations, offering conceptual and practical insights that are applicable in the companies of today and tomorrow.
Furthermore, we look to develop the senior managers, directors, executives and leaders of the future through the creation and delivery of learning appropriate for the industry.
The Diploma will link to key development areas of commerce more specifically within organisational and strategical management, marketing and enterprise. Contemporary issues are identified and evaluated so that the learner has a true vocational understanding of the industry as well as an academic perspective.
The qualification will enable Learners to become independent, self-directed learners with tools and motivation to continue learning, developing and reflecting on practice throughout their careers.
Qualification Aims and Objectives
Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership provides the opportunity for individuals to forge a career in management by seeking a greater knowledge and understanding industry, and to support the individual’s development into senior positions. The course aims for the following:
- To enable learners to apply analytical and evaluative techniques to business in the private and public sectors
- To enhance analytical and evaluative skills relating to business across a number of industries
- To develop the learner’s ability to recognise and reflect on the process of personal learning and development which facilitates the enhancement of key personal, sociable and other transferable skills
- To encourage the student’s self-reflection, analytical, intellectual and transferable skills
The overall learning objectives of the Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership are:
- To understand and apply the principles of strategic leadership in a business environment
- Review and apply the principles of business management within industry
- To understand and apply the principles of strategic management in a specific environment
- To improve the employability of learners by allowing them to explore the relationship between management theories and their practical application in the business world.
- Analyse problem-solving techniques specific to business and industry
- Select, collate, review and analyse information from a wide range of sources
- Work independently and as part of a team
- Manage one’s own personal development and growth.
Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership focuses upon developing understanding, skills and abilities to equip the Learner with the awareness and aptitudes to be an effective strategic manager and leader.
Qualification has a total of 120 credits and you will study the following units.
Unit 01 - Leadership Qualities and Practice
Unit 02 - Personal Leadership Development as a Strategic Manager
Unit 03 - Strategy Development in Cross-Border and Global Organisations
Unit 04 - Strategic Planning in Cross-Border and Global Organisations
Unit 05 - Strategic Direction in Cross-Border and Global Organisations
Unit 06 - Strategic Communication
Unit 07 - Culture and its Impact on Strategy
Unit 08 - Research Methods
Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is accredited by UK Ofqual - the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator in England with Accreditation Number: 601/5362/3.
The methods for assessing student performance are through an assignment of each unit to evaluate different aspects of learning outcomes. Learners may also be asked to write a Business Report covering the all learning outcomes in each unit.
How will you study?
You will study online via our Online Virtual Learning Platform in a flexible way with full tutor and learning materials support.
NOTES: Assessment Fees
Assessment fees for this course are £1400. Assessment fees include all external assignments costs including marking & quality assurance of assessment, accreditation & awarding body registration & certification fee.
Assessment Fee Payment Plan
- Pay full before you start the course with a further 20% discounts OR
- Pay in 10 monthly instalments of £140/month.
Who is this course for?
Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is designed for Leaders, Directors, Managers, Administrators (regardless of any sector). We have students in this course who have a background in Business Management and Law, Health and Social Care, Education Management and Teaching, Public Service, Oil and Gas, Energy, Agriculture, Construction, Finance and Banking, and Retail.
It is not necessary to be in the senior management position, you can still study this course for personal, professional and career progression.
We expect learners to have work experience or previous level qualification. We accept all qualification (regardless of any sector/subject) to this course.
Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership provides a variety of careers and encourages learners to gain the skills, knowledge and understanding that will help them achieve their goals and aspirations. Graduates can seek Director or Senior Management roles in Strategy, HR, Entrepreneurship, Marketing, Sales, Finance, Manufacturing, Technology, Retail, Banking, and Health Service.
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What is the equivalent of this diploma to mainstream qualifications. And can it qualify one to progress to a Masters programme and at what Unis for eg
Dear Gabe, this qualification is higher level than Master degree programme in the UK and accredited to UK RQF/QCF Level 8, equivalent to University Framework Qualifications Doctoral level. If you are interested to do master degree then a good route is to complete our Level 7 Diploma in Executive Management or Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership then you will be eligible for MBA Top Up with 120 credits transfer.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Is this Diploma accredited by CMI and which Universities will accept this qualification as entry requirement to PhD or DBA ?
This course is accredited by Qualifi and regulated by Ofqual at Level 8 RQF (Equivalent level to Doctoral degree) and issued with 160 credits as compared to CMI (which is offering at the lowest credits). This course is a valid research leadership and management qualification for DBA.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
Hi, I have a level 5 and 6 in health and safety and 25 years management experience. would I be able to study for this course?
You can study this qualification due to your work experience.This was helpful. Thank you for your feedback.
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