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Extended Diploma in Strategic Management

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Course overview

Are you looking to pursue a career in Strategic Management, or even further your knowledge in the field? Then this diploma in Strategic Management Level 7 course could be just for you.  In fact, this course is planned and designed to facilitate your progression to post graduate studies, aligning with relevant theories and skills to support your career and personal development. Achieving this qualification will develop your theoretical Knowledge, Skills and Behaviors (KSBs), needed for an effective management and successful performance across multiple sectors of the economy.

Upon a successful completion of this Programme, you will gain an accredited qualification from the UK. This qualification will enhance your educational profile and increase your future earning potential. As the global community is transiting to a greener economy, with an impending Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolution. Therefore, there is a strong case for one to acquire relevant ‘KSBs’ for a sustainable management approach that is underpinning in an established management concept.

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Course overview

Are you looking to pursue a career in Strategic Management, or even further your knowledge in the field? Then this diploma in Strategic Management Level 7 course could be just for you.  In fact, this course is planned and designed to facilitate your progression to post graduate studies, aligning with relevant theories and skills to support your career and personal development. Achieving this qualification will develop your theoretical Knowledge, Skills and Behaviors (KSBs), needed for an effective management and successful performance across multiple sectors of the economy.

Upon a successful completion of this Programme, you will gain an accredited qualification from the UK. This qualification will enhance your educational profile and increase your future earning potential. As the global community is transiting to a greener economy, with an impending Fourth and Fifth Industrial Revolution. Therefore, there is a strong case for one to acquire relevant ‘KSBs’ for a sustainable management approach that is underpinning in an established management concept.

Entry requirements

  • You must be 19 years and over
  • A first degree in Business Management or related subjects
  • A level 6 qualification, such as ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Business and Management
  • Other equivalent international qualifications
  • May have relevant work experience
  • Appropriate standard of English

Language proficiency

For those whom English is not their first language we recommend the following standards of proficiency in English language skills or an approved equivalent for this qualification:

  • IELTs 5.5
  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) B2
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or above
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic 42-49

Programme duration  

The course will be directly delivered to you online, and you have (12 months) access to the online learning platform from the date you enrolled on the programme. It is a self-paced, and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Delivery method

This course will be delivered by blended learning approach, to enable you learn when and where you want. You will be able to study at home or work, it is completely up to the learners on how to plan and execute their study timetable. All the learning materials can be found online. Your login details and access will be sent to you immediately your registration.

Course description

Qualification Number 603/0630/0
Total Qualification Time 1200
Total Guided Learning Hours (GLH) 480
Level 7
Credits 120

The ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management is a 120-credit qualification. Learners must complete five core units and optional modules. ATHE has developed pathways which will enable learners to specialise in an area of their choice if they prefer. These pathways are:

  • ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management
  • ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management (Finance)
  • ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management (Marketing)
  • ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management (Managing People)
  • ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management (International)
Unit Title; Level, Credit Unit aim
Strategic Planning

(Level 7, 15 Credit). Mandatory.

The aim of this unit is to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to develop an organisational strategic plan.
Finance for Strategic Managers (Level 7, 15 Credit). Mandatory. The learners will develop knowledge, understanding and skills that will enable them to analyse internal and publicly available financial information. This will help to inform strategic decision making.
Research for Strategic Development. (Level 7, 15 Credit). Mandatory. The aim of this unit is to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required to carry out research to meet the needs of strategic business management.
Organisational Behaviour

(Level 7, 15 Credit). Mandatory.

The aim of this unit is to help learners develop an understanding of how organisational behaviour, structure, culture, motivation, creativity and leadership impact on an organisation’s effectiveness and efficiency.
Personal Development for Leadership and Strategic Management.

(Level 7, 15 Credit). Mandatory.

This unit aims to help learners develop their own personal leadership and management skills in the context of the creation and achievement of organisational vision and strategic direction.

 

 

Unit Title; Level, Credit Unit aim
International Business Environment

(Level 7, 15 Credit). Optional.

The unit will enable learners to explore the changing international business environment and develop knowledge and understanding of how organisations respond.
Developing Organisational Vision and Strategic Direction

(Level 7, 15 Credit). Optional.

To enable learners to improve their knowledge and understanding of how organisations develop vision and strategic direction. The unit may be of particular interest for learners aiming for leadership roles in either private or public sector organisations.
International Finance

(Level 7, 15 Credit). Optional.

The unit will allow learners to consider the importance of International Accounting Standards and the international financial environment for decision making within businesses and organisations.
Quantitative Methods

(Level 7, 15 Credit). Optional.

This unit will enable learners to further develop understanding and skills in the application of quantitative methods appropriate to support decision-taking in organisations.
Strategic Marketing

(Level 7, 15 Credit). Optional.

 

This unit enables learners to develop knowledge and understanding of marketing at a strategic level and how this is applied in practice including developing a marketing strategy.
International Marketing

(Level 7, 15 Credit). Optional.

This unit enables learners to understand the requirements of international marketing, in particular, the financial considerations to be taken into account in entering and operating in international markets.
Corporate Communication Strategies

(Level 7, 15 Credit). Optional

This unit will enable learners to develop knowledge and understanding of the importance of corporate communications and the link with corporate objectives.
Strategic Human Resources Management (Level 7, 15 Credit). Optional The aim of this unit is to help learners acquire knowledge and understanding of human resource management strategy and its impact on the efficiency of an organisation.
Managing Continuous Organisational Improvement (Level 7, 15 Credit). Optional

 

To enable learners to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required to create a culture of continuous improvement in an organisation.

Assessment method 
In order to successfully complete this course, a learner MUST complete all mandatory units and optional units as stipulated, to achieve (120 credits). This course will be graded as follows: Pass, Merit and Distinction.

A range of assessment tools will be used, and this might include assessment through:

  • A research activity resulting in the compilation of a report
  • An academic paper or article for publication
  • The compilation of a case study
  • A critical review and evaluation of a chosen company’s policies, procedures and systems
  • A set project completed for an employer (also known as an ‘employer-engagement’ activity)
  • The production of a portfolio of evidence relating to a particular unit 

Certification and awarding body

Upon a successful completion of this programme as stipulated by ATHE, you will be awarded ‘ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management’. Awards for Training and Higher Education (ATHE) is a global awarding organisation, regulated by the Office of Qualifications and Examinations Regulation (Ofqual). ATHE regulates qualifications, examinations and assessments in England.

Progression and profession pathways

Once you have successfully completed this course, you will gain an accredited qualification that will provide the pathway to enter an MBA top-up programme in several recognised Universities in the UK and overseas. Also, you can progress to the following.

Entry into: 

  • New employment opportunity or increased opportunities in the current job role
  • Enroll on a full degree course at the same level (MSc or MA)
  • MBA top-up Programme at some universities and claim exemptions for some of the completed units (MBA top-up typically takes 9 months, depending on the university you apply for)

Excellent value for money

TAAS provides a support package which provides excellent value for money. The qualification is designed and delivered for maximum flexibility; however, if you have a request which TAAS do not currently cater for, we will do our best to provide you with something that suits you.

Key Features

  • Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
  • Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
  • Personalised Learning Experience
  • Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email

Disclaimer

We do everything we can to ensure that information on our website is correct, however details may change, and we cannot accept responsibility for errors or omissions. For more detailed information about the course visit https://athe.co.uk