Strategic Management Project Leadership

Project Management

Unit Code
Level 7
Distance Learning
Class Room
Unit Code
Level 7
Distance Learning Fee
Face to Face Fee
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Total Fee £1600

£2360 (£1600 during the tuition waiver period)

Please see the Tuition Fee section to see if you are eligible for a scholarship.
Course Overview

The course will involve the learner in formulating research and methodologies to support a strategic management project. They will be required to critically evaluate options and data sources prior to presenting project outcomes.

Course Content

Introduction to themodule


  • Definition and process
  • Key term in strategic management
  • Strategic planning and its benefits and drawbacks

Strategies Formulation

  • Importance of business vision and mission
  • Long-term objectives
  • Steps in strategy formulation

Types of Strategies

  • Integration strategies
  • Intensive strategies
  • Defensive strategies
  • Michael Porter's Generic

Strategy analysis and choice a comprehensive strategy formulation framework

  • Stage-1 (Input stage)
  • Stage-2 (Matching stage)
  • Stage-3 (Decision stage)

Strategy implementation

  • Exerting strategic leadership
  • Implementing strategy and various steps of implementation strategy.
  • Annual objectives and policies
  • Resource allocation
  • Managing conflicts

Strategy evaluation and control

  • Evaluation framework
  • Characteristics of an effective evaluation system
  • The strategic control process
  • The management information system and strategic control
  • Top management and strategic control
  • Selecting corporate level strategies
  • Vertical integration strategies.
  • Diversification strategies
  • Executing strategy through organization design
  • Creating an organizational structure
  • Creating organizational control systems
Learning Outcome & Assessment Criteria

1.  Be able to identify and justify a strategic investigative project

  1. Determine a strategic topic to investigate that has significant implications for the organisation
  2. Discuss the aim, scope and objectives of the project
  3. Take responsibility for and justify the topic of investigation and its aim, scope and objectives
  4. Formulate the project research methodology, including the project structure and research base

2.  Be able to conduct research using different data sources, and synthesise data and options

  1. Assess sources of data and information that will support the aim of the project
  2. Synthesise the data and information for options or alternatives that support the project aims
  3. Critically evaluate and determine an option that supports the project’s strategic aims

3.  Be able to draw conclusions and make recommendations that achieve the project aim

  1. Critically evaluate conclusions to be made the research to enable
  2. Recommend a course of action that achieves the strategic aims of the project
  3. Critically analyse recommendations the impact of the recommendations

4.  Be able to develop and review the results of the investigative project

  1. Determine the medium to present the result of the project and its contribution to strategic objectives
  2. Take responsibility for the results of the investigative project and the substantial changes and developments it brings about
  3. Critically evaluate the impact and success of the investigative project
  • The assessment strategy for this course is designed to test all the learning outcomes.
  • Learners must demonstrate successful achievement of all learning outcomes to pass the course.
Assessment Marking Criteria


Citizens of the following countries are eligible for a 50% scholarship upon writing a personal statement. All scholarships are to be approved by the Academic Board. The list of countries are: Sri Lanka, Indonesia, Philippines, Bhutan, Morocco, Vietnam, Papua New Guinea, Laos, Cambodia, India, Nigeria, Ghana, Bangladesh, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, Nepal and South Africa. Please talk to your student counselor and ask for the Coupon Code to get the 50% Tuition Waiver.

  • The assessment criteria for a pass will be presented with the summative exercise.
  • Further information and guidance on the assessment will be made available through the tutor.
Unit Pass Requirements

To pass the unit a 40% overall grade must be achieved.

Frequently Asked Questions
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  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Unlimited personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forums
  • Assignment marking and feedback
Am I eligible for this programme?

You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

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