Postgraduate Diploma in Management

Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (MBA & other Masters Degree Progressions Pathway)
Awarding Body
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Duration
4 - 8 MONTHS
Qualification ID
Study Mode
BLENDED
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Awarding Body
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Duration
4 - 8 MONTHS
Qualification ID
Study Mode
BLENDED
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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.

Programme Overview

The Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership has been created to develop and reward the business managers of today and the future, and to continue to bring recognition and professionalism to the management sectors. The Level 7 programme will require Learners to critically evaluate, challenge and synthesise a wide range of current management tools, techniques and models. The emphasis placed on current management concepts and models is on those that are relevant to the 21st century business environment and context and goes beyond the normal examination of Anglo American management models.

At level 7, the emphasis is also placed on the ability to adapt management concepts, tools and techniques to align with organisational culture and apply critical reflective thinking.The qualification scope covers all the primary business functions and how these are interrelated and integrated. The mandatory units provide a holistic study of core organisational issues that are relevant to strategic decision making, planning and enabling the organisation to achieve its strategic aims and objectives.

The Diploma is accredited at the postgraduate Level 7. The programme has a total equivalence of 120 credits. Completing the Diploma allows access to a dissertation at one of our University partners for a related master’s degree.

The programme itself is made up of 8 interactive modules and 8 written assignments, with approximately 40 guided learning hours per module. All modules have an additional 30-50 learning hours of optional materials that comprise of recommended exercises, recommended readings, Internet resources, and self-testing exercises. You will also have access to 24/7 support, tutoring, and a variety of other support mechanisms.

Modules
Development as a Strategic Manager - BUS701
The unit aims to support organisational and self-awareness in learners. It provides a foundation for a self-critical and reflective approach to personal development to support the learner when operating at a strategic level.
Strategic Marketing - BUS702
The unit will investigate underlying models, techniques and theories that underpin marketing and can contribute to strategic objectives. It will also provide learners with a critical understanding of the marketing function within complex organisations.
Manage Team Performance to Support Strategy - BUS703
The unit will explore how team performance can be evaluated and optimised to realise strategic objectives.
Strategic Planning - BUS704
This unit is about the value of the strategic planning process in formulating appropriate strategies and designing a plan that will be supported by stakeholders and other organisational leaders. The critical review of the plan and its success is also addressed in the unit.
Leading a Strategic Management Project - BUS705
The unit 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.
Finance for Managers - BUS706
This unit is geared towards supporting learners in understanding and using financial information and data. This unit is important to learners as it supports decision making.
Strategic Direction - BUS707
The unit will explore the strategic aims and objectives of an organisation and their significance in setting direction, and identifying success and progress for the organisation. The unit will also explore where different strategic options may lead the organisation to change its direction.
Information Management and Strategic Decision Taking - BUS708
The unit will address the volume and complexity of data and information available to organisations and how to analyse, apply and determine its value in making strategic decisions.
The assignment unit titles for the Level 7 course are: 
  • Strategic Project Management
  • Strategic Marketing
  • Manage Team Performance
  • Strategic planning
  • Strategic Management
  • Finance for Managers
  • Strategic Direction
  • Strategic Decision Taking
Learning Outcomes
  • 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 form a wide range of sources.
  • Work independently and as part of a team. Manage one’s own personal development and growth.
Entry Requirements
Entry to Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

A bachelor's degree or an equivalent qualification

Should be at least 22 years of age

or

A minimum work experience of 5 years

Course Duration

Standard duration of the Level 7 programme is 8 months. The student is required to submit 8 assignments to complete Level 7. Under the Fast-Track route, the student is required to complete two assignments per month and the programme can be completed in 4 months.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning is the recognition of non-certified learning towards a full unit or a qualification. You are able to gain credits using your previous regulated or unregulated qualifications or work experience. You can submit your CV for an evaluation of the RPL eligibility here.

Programme Delivery

The academic courses at the London Institute of Business & Technology are delivered using a "Blended Learning" format, which allows students to pursue their desired qualifications at their own pace. Our feature-rich Learning Management System provides easy access to Virtual Class recordings, textbooks, multimedia content, and other resources, as well as unlimited on-demand tutoring free of charge. Our tutors can be reached via email, phone, Google Meet, or any other preferred channel of your choice.

Tuition Fee

Total Programme Fee
The programme fee for the Level 7 programme is £1600.

Instalment Plans

  • Standard Route: 8 instalments of £220 every month
  • Fast-Track: 4 instalments of £480 every month

Scholarships

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.

Frequently Asked Questions
What is included in the cost of my programme?
  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Personal tutor support with online sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online community learning forum
  • Assignment marking and feedback
Am I eligible for this programme?

You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

Enrolment Options

ALL-ACCESS PASS

Pay £0 during the trial period

£9
/month

Access to All Classes

Free 30-day Trial Period

No qualifications awarded

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Billed at £9 every month. This plan gives access to all the virtual classes delivered by LIBT, but you will not receive any academic qualifications or certifications.
MOST POPULAR

MONTHLY

ACADEMIC PATHWAY

£220
/month

No credit card required!

Pay in easy 8 installments

Free 30-day Trial Period

Access to LMS & All Classes

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Billed at £220 every month after trial period ends

ONE-TIME

ACADEMIC  PATHWAY

£1,600
1-time

No credit card required!

1-time Payment

Free 30-day Trial Period

Access to LMS & All Classes

Priority Onboarding & Tutor

No Additional Bank Charges

Instagrad Career Guidance

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Billed at £1,600 one time payment after the trial period ends

Standard ROUTE

Easy Monthly Payments

£220
/month

Access to LMS

Easy 8 instalments

Complete in 8 months

Unlimited tutor support

Requires submitting 1 assignment per month

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MOST POPULAR

FAST-TRACK

Easy Monthly Payments

£480
/month

Access to LMS

Easy 4 instalments

Complete in 4 months

Priority support

Unlimited tutor support

Requires submitting 2 assignments per month

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FLEXI MODE

ACADEMIC  PATHWAY

£1,600
1-time

Access to LMS

No monthly payments

Complete at your own pace

Priority support

Unlimited tutor support

Dedicated counselor

No additional bank charges

Career guidance & advise

Start TrialEnrol
Standard Route

Easy Monthly Payments

Access to LMS
Easy 8 instalments
Complete in 8 months
Unlimited tutor support
Requires submitting 1 assignment per month
£220
/month
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Flexi Mode

Academic Pathway

Free Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
Access to LMS
No monthly payments
Complete at your own pace
Priority support
Unlimited tutor support
Dedicated counselor
No additional bank charges
Career guidance & advise
£1,600
1-time
Get Started
Fast-Track

Easy Monthly Payments

Access to LMS
Easy 4 instalments
Complete in 4 months
Priority support
Unlimited tutor support
Requires submitting 2 assignments per month
£480
/month
Get Started
Total Fee £1,600

£2360 (£1600 during the tuition waiver period)

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