Project Description

Overview

The objective of the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification is to develop strategic management and leadership skills for managers who have the authority and personal attributes to translate organisational strategy into effective operational performance. This qualification reflects current practice in Strategic Management and Leadership and allows learners to develop and expand their high-level understanding of strategic management and leadership in the workplace. This qualification is suitable for mature learners with a background in academic study or industry. The qualification has a clear work-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside theoretical fundamentals.

Successful completion of the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification will equip learners with the key skills and capabilities to become an effective strategic manager. The qualification also allows learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study towards an MBA with advanced standing.

The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership will develop the Learner’s ability to:

  • Apply analytical and evaluative techniques and to enhance those skills;
  • Investigate issues and opportunities;
  • Develop their awareness and appreciation of managerial, organisational and environmental issues;
  • Use management techniques and practices in imaginative ways;
  • Make use of relevant information from different sources;
  • Develop and encourage problem-solving and creativity to tackle problems and challenges;
  • Exercise judgement, own and take responsibility for decisions and actions; and
  • Develop the ability to recognise and reflect on personal learning and improve their personal, social and other transferable skills.

For entry onto the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification, learners must possess:

  • An honours degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
  • Mature learners with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
  • Learners must be 21 years old or older at the beginning of the course
  • English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency. For more information visit English Language Expectations page.

The OTHM Level 7 diplomas on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) are at the same level as master’s degrees. However, they are shorter (120 credits) and learners will have to proceed to the dissertation stage (60 credits) with university to achieve a full master’s programme.

The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership consists of 4 mandatory units and 2 optional units, making a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 600 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.

  • Strategic Management – (20 credits)
  • Strategic Leadership– (20 credits)
  • Strategic Human Resource Management– (20 credits)
  • Advanced Business Research Methods– (20 credits)
  • Leadership and People Management – (20 credits)
  • Business Research Project– (20 credits)
  • Operations Management– (20 credits)
  • Financial Decision Making– (20 credits)
  • Sustainable Business Practices– (20 credits)
  • Strategic Human Resource Management– (20 credits)

The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate part-time and distance learning. Learner can complete the course through regressive study in:

6   Month

10   Month

The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance,  Step In Education provide various flexible delivery methods to its learners which include blended learning, online learning, distance learning and in class. The learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience. Learners are able to interact with tutors and also we do provide our student Step In Education online portal where student can see all the study notes, assignments briefing and online material etc.

The programme is delivered:

  • Online
  • Blended
  • In class

Successful completion of Level 6 Diploma in Business Management qualification provides learners the opportunity for a wide ranges of academic progressions including progression to relevant OTHM Level 7 Diplomas. This qualification has been developed with career progression and professional recognition in mind. As the Level 6 Diploma in Business Management qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to gain direct entry into relevant Master’s degree programmes. For more information visit University Progressions page in this website.

Assessment is via assignment submission only and no Exam involved.

Fee Structure  £ Fees
Registration Fees: £ 50 per participant.
Online Course: £ 950.
Blended Course: £ 1500.
Campus Based Course: £ 2000.
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