Business and Management

Management and Leadership Strategic Diploma Level 7 Part-time

In Brief

Start Date / Duration

The course will run in September 2020 This course will run for 28 weeks.

Entry requirements

  • A degree or HNC or HND in a relevant subject (Business or Management) or a BTEC Level 5 or Level 6 short course (or equivalent) in a related subject (Business or Management)


  • Relevant work experience
  • A good standard of literacy and numeracy are essential (GCSE Maths and English A to C Grade as a minimum are desirable)
  • Sucessful interview. The purpose of this interview is to review the entry profile of qualifications and/or experience held by you  to establish whether your profile shows the ability to successfully complete the programme of study

You will achieve

Edexcel Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.

Course overview

This course is aimed at for executive or operational managers at a senior level within an organisation.

Benefits for individuals:

  • Learn to and critically evaluate different theories of leadership
  • Gain the tools to understand assess and improve your leadership abilities, in the context of your organisation

Benefits for employers:

  • Develop senior managers who understand strategic leadership in the context of your organisation, who are self-aware and take responsibility for self-development

Course content

The course is ideal for managers seeking to develop the skills they need to be a confident and effective leader at this level, and understand the principles and practice of strategic leadership. There is a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding. Study methods will include lectures, individual and group work, discussion, problem-solving and case studies.

You will study the following:

  • Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills
  • Professional Development for Strategic Managers
  • Strategic Change Management
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Managing Financial Principles and Techniques
  • Strategic Planning

You can view the course specifications via the link below

A range of appropriate assessment methods will be used, examples of which are: work related written assignments (typically 5000 words max), presentations (individual and group) and personal reflection. Guidance will be given throughout the programme to assist you.

You will be required to provide paper, writing materials, A4 ring binder file, extra wide dividers.

Church Street Campus
Church Street
S70 2AN

A number of students who have successfully completed the programme have subsequently continued their studies and achieved Masters level qualifications. Entry onto these qualifications is subject to each individual university entry requirements, for their Masters programmes.

How much does the course cost?

Course fees: £1,550 full fee payable.

Extra information

If the course is listed as full fee payable, you will have to pay for the course.

For further information please contact our friendly Information Team on +44 (0)1226 216 123 or email

Our Additional Learning Support team can provide you with the support you need. Please contact them on +44 (0)1226 216 769.

Please note we reserve the right to change details without notice. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.

Management and Leadership Strategic Diploma Level 7 Part-time

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