Strategic Management Leadership [Level 7]

2500,00 £


The level 7 diploma in strategic management and leadership is an advanced entrance MBA course that provides students with 120 of the 180 credits required to get a full MBA. Thirty interactive modules, eight written tasks, and over forty hours of supervised learning are included in this course. Each module comes with optional materials that can be used for an additional 30 to 50 study hours. These resources include of recommended readings, suggested assignments, online sources, and self-assessment activities. You will also have access to a number of other assistance resources, such as tuition, around-the-clock.

You can apply to a number of UK universities for an online or on-campus MBA top-up course after obtaining your level 7 qualification. The final 60 credits of a dissertation or a dissertation plus one module often make up the top-up section.



About our Course

An advanced entrance MBA course, the level 7 diploma in strategic management and leadership offers students 120 of the 180 credits needed to acquire a full MBA. The course consists of eight written assignments, thirty interactive modules, and about forty hours of guided learning for each module. An extra 30 to 50 study hours of optional materials are included with each module. These materials include suggested readings, suggested tasks, Internet resources, and self-testing exercises. In addition, a range of other support mechanisms, including tuition, will be available to you around-the-clock.

After receiving your level 7 diploma, you are eligible to apply for an MBA top up course, 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.


This course is eligible for ELCAS funding.

To enrol onto the level 7 programme, you must be either a university graduate who is over 22 years old, or a non-university graduate over 24 year old, and with at least five years of managerial experience.


Qualification Numbers: Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership – 601/5335/0

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 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 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

Creating commercial advantage from innovation and research.

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 managers disposal in planning for growth.


The Qualifi level 7 diploma in strategic management and leadership course has 8 written assignments. The assignments are approximately 2,000-3,000 words each. Students are provided support on the modules and assignments via the ‘Tutor’ section of the learning platform.

The assignment unit titles for the level 7 course are:

1.    Manage team performance to support strategy

2.    Information management and strategic decision taking

3.    Leading a strategic management project

4.    Strategic direction

5.    Strategic planning

6.    Development as a strategic manager

7.    Finance for managers

8.    Strategic marketing

Career Path

After completing the final year of an accredited postgraduate degree program and the postgraduate diploma in strategic management and leadership, students will be prepared to take on professional managerial roles in a variety of industries, including accounting, business consulting, marketing, and accounting.

Key cognitive abilities including critical thinking, analysis, assessment, and writing are developed in business management diploma and MBA programs. Presentation and numeracy skills are established to augment knowledge and experience. These abilities are essential for advancing your professional status.

What is included in the cost of our course?

  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Zoom sessions
  • committed student assistance
  • Having access to a social learning forum online
  • Assignment evaluation and comments
  • Get FREE access to our HUB

University Progression

On completion of this course students have the opportunity to complete an MBA programme from a range of UK universities. The top up programme can be studied online or on campus. The MBA top up comprises the final 60 credits which consists of either a dissertation or a dissertation and one module.

University of Gloucestershire

MBA Business Administration – £3,250

Anglia Ruskin University

MBA (Top-Up) – £5,200

University of Bolton

MBA Business Administration – £3,500

University of Sunderland

MBA Business Administration – £5,145 (campus)

Westcliff University

Master of Business Administration – £10,700 (online) / £11,120 (campus)

Northampton University

Executive MBA– £3,500
MA in Human Resource Management – £2,200
Executive Master of Business Administration – £3,690

University of Derby

Top up to MBA – (partial exemption)