Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership

Course IDCourse NameInstructorRoom NumberTime
Level 7 EDSLMExtended Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership---

Awarding Body: Edexcel

Duration: 12 Months

Intakes: February, May and September

QCF Level: 7

Credit Value: 120 Credits Minimum

Entry Requirements: A UK Bachelors degree from a recognised institution or equivalent or HND Level 5 qualifications. Applications from mature students may be accepted where relevant work experience is being undertaken, subject to an initial assessment.

Secured English Language Test – CEFR Level B2 – candidates from non-English speaking countries.

Course Information: BTEC Advanced Professional Diploma in Management Studies provides specialist work-related programmes of study that covers the key knowledge, understanding and practical skills required in the management sector. This qualification offers an engaging programme for higher education and adult students who are clear about the area of management they wish to enter or progress within. The qualification also provides a suitable qualification for those wishing to change career or move into employment in management following a career break.
This course leads to a recognised professional management qualification which is accepted by some universities for direct entry into the final year of an MBA.


The following units will be covered throughout the duration of this course:

Unit 1 – Dev. Strategic Mgmt and Leadership Skills Unit 10 – Strategic Human Resource Management
Unit 17 – Project Development and Implementation for Strategic Managers Unit 7 – Strategic Marketing Management
Unit 16 – Research Methods for Strategic Managers Unit 2 – Professional Development for Strategic Managers
Unit 9 – Managing Corporate Responsibility Unit 4 – Developing Corporate Culture
Unit 11 – Strategic Quality and Systems Management Unit 13 – Managing Financial Principles and Techniques
Unit 3 – Strategic Change Management


Course Specifications

Assessment is through the submission of assignments, project or examination at the end of each Unit. Assessment is subject to internal and external verification of the unit’s submitted, all units must be passed to achieve the full qualification.

This is a full-time programme and students are required to attend 15 – 21 hours of supervised study per week.