The objective of the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership course is to develop strategic management and leadership skills. This course is for managers who have the authority to translate organisational strategy into effective operational performance. This qualification reflects current practice in strategic management and leadership and allows learners to develop and expand their high-level understanding of strategic management and leadership. Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership is suitable for mature learners with a background in academic study or industry. The qualification has a clear work-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside theoretical fundamentals. Successful completion of the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification will equip learners with the key skills and capabilities to become an effective strategic manager. This qualification also permits learners to progress into their study towards an MBA with advanced standing.
The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership will develop the Learner’s ability to:
- apply analytical and evaluative techniques and to enhance those skills;
- investigate issues and opportunities;
- develop their awareness and appreciation of managerial, organisational and environmental issues;
- use management techniques and practices in imaginative ways;
- make use of relevant information from different sources;
- develop and encourage problem-solving and creativity to tackle problems and challenges;
- exercise judgement, own and take responsibility for decisions and actions; and
- develop the ability to recognise and reflect on personal learning and improve their personal, social and other transferable skills.
OTHM qualifications at RQF Level 7 represent practical knowledge, skills, capabilities and competencies that are assessed in academic terms as being equivalent to a Master’s Degree, Integrated Master’s Degree, Postgraduate Diplomas, Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and Postgraduate Certificates.
London College of Professional Studies provide various flexible delivery methods to its learners which include blended learning, online learning, distance learning and in class. The learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience. Learners are able to interact with tutors and we also provide students with the LCPS online portal where they can see all the study notes, assignments briefing and online library.
The Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership programme is available in 2 duration modes:
- 6 Months
- 9 Months
The programme is accredited by OTHM an Ofqual Regulated awarding body.
The Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership is delivered:
For entry onto the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification, learners must possess:
- An Honours’ degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
- The learner must be 18 years or older at the beginning of the course.
The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership consists of 4 mandatory units and 2 optional units, making a combined total of 120 credits, 1200 hours Total Qualification Time (TQT) and 600 Guided Learning Hours (GLH) for the completed qualification.
|Unit Ref. No.||Mandatory Units||Credit||GLH||TQT|
|F/616/2725||Strategic Human Resource Management||20||100||200|
|J/616/2726||Advanced Business Research Methods||20||100||200|
|Optional Units: Choose any TWO|
|L/616/2727||Strategic Financial Management||20||100||200|
|R/616/2728||Supply Chain and Operations Management||20||100||200|
|Y/616/2729||Entrepreneurship and Innovation||20||100||200|
|L/616/2730||Globalisation and Corporate Governance||20||100||200|
|R/616/2731||Strategic Change Management||20||100||200|
Successful completion of OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their further study. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to progress to an MBA Top-up programme with advanced standing. For more information visit the University Progressions page.
Assessment is via assignment submission.