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Postgraduate Diploma in Management

Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management
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The Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management is an Masters Advanced Entry course, which provides learners with 120 credits of the 180 credits required to achieve a complete Masters Degree. The course itself is made up of 30 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.

After receiving your Level 7 Extended Diploma, you are eligible to apply for an Masters top-up course, including MBA, either online or on campus at a range of UK Universities. The top-up portion will usually consist of the final 60 credits of either a dissertation or a dissertation and one module.

Entry Requirements
Entry to Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management

A first degree in business, management or related subject

Other equivalent international degree qualifications

If English is not your first language, you must provide evidence that you will be able to study at a extended diploma level English, e.g. IELTS 6.0 or TOEFL 550/213 or LIBT-EPT


Work experience of 5 years and above, along with two reference letters

As an online learner, you’ll also need a suitable computer with internet connection, together with sufficient IT competence to make effective use of word processing, internet and email.

Course Content
Qualities of Effective Leadership
Learners will explore the making and developing of powerful leaders.
Developing Interpersonal Skills
Connecting and bonding with people within the commercial sectors is extremely important for good business. This module trains learners in skills to improve and enhance communication techniques to create strong bonds.
Motivating and Influencing People
Inspiring people to create a unity of direction within a business.
Making Decisions
Doing the right things in the right way at the right time. Learners will look at the process of making a good decision.
Creativity and Problem Solving
Do problems pose a threat or are they an opportunity to improve? Here, learners will figure out how to turn a problem into an advantage.
Studying and Using Management Theories
There are many theories concerned with management and the various models developed from these theories. This module looks over these theories with real life examples.
The External Operating Environment of Business
Planning for influences on the business outside your control.
Culture and Ethics
The culture and ethics involved in the business world today.
Governance and Directorships
Structuring and controlling a business the professional way.
Analysing the Competition
What are my competitors doing, how are they doing it, why are they doing it? Reviewing and analysing competitor actions to enhance managerial roles.
Marketing Strategy
Creating an effective and successful market presence. Looking at the development of marketing strategies to create successful marketing campaigns.
High Performance Sales
Learners will grasp the key elements of successful selling.
E-Marketing Communication
Understanding and using effective electronic messages to market.
Customers and their Needs
Ensuring that your customers are recognised and valued.
Strategic Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management must play a central role in the strategy of any organization. It is concerned with people as an asset of the business.
Recruiting and Continuing Professional Development (CPD)
Getting the best people. Developing the best people. Keeping the best people.
Measuring and Rewarding Performance
Knowing and measuring how your people are performing.
Interpreting Business Accounts
Using and understanding the litmus tests of business health.
Tools of Financial Analysis
Resources, tools and techniques to keep a finger on the pulse of the business.
Managing Cash and Working Capital
Cash, cash flow and working capital. The lifeblood of business.
Exercises in Quantitative Techniques
How to use and understand key figures.
Impact of Technology on Business
Analyse and exploit the role of e-business within a business sector.
Innovation and R&D
Innovation and Research & Development
Implementing and Managing Quality Systems
Right first time, right every time. The place of quality in business strategy.
Strategic Planning Tools
Resources, tools and ideas to help create an effective business strategy.
Strategic and Systems Management
Options for strategic direction. Making the right choices for your business.
The Business Plan
Creating a plan that targets the stated aims and objectives of a business.
Developing High Performance Teams
Cohesion and teamwork that enhances business performance.
Managing Projects
Getting things done. Using the right tools to run projects.
Strategies for Growth
This module explores the different ideas of growth and the various tools, measures and controls at a manager's disposal in planning for growth.
The Assignment Unit titles for Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management course are:

Manage Team Performance to Support Strategy.

Information Management and Strategic Decision Taking.

Leading Strategic Management Project.

Strategic Direction

Strategic Planning

Development as a Strategic Manager

Strategic Marketing

Finance for Managers

Course Duration
Level 7 Extended Diploma Strategic in Management

To complete the Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management, it will take 8 months. Every month, the student will be required to complete one assignment.

Tuition Fee
Total Programme Fee


(£1600 during the tuition waiver period)

Payment Terms
Pay in Full: £1600
4 Installments: £400 every 2 months (additional bank charges of £20 per installment apply)
8 Installment: £200 every month (additional bank charges of £20 per installment apply)

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  • Personal tutor support with online sessions
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You are eligible if you meet our stipulated entry requirements.

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