Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management
Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management – 2000 GBP + VAT
- The ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management provides much of the underpinning knowledge and understanding for the National Occupational Standards in Management and Leadership and is also recognised by a variety of UK universities for progression to their MBA top-up.
- Learners must complete 5 mandatory units worth 85 credits in total and a further 3 or 4 optional units totalling 120 credits to achieve the ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management (QCF).
- Students will be trained to attend IELTS English test
Entry to level 7
- You will be eligible to study the level 7 courses if you are a graduate in any discipline and are aged 22 years or over. Non Graduates aged over 24 years with at least 5 years experience in management may also apply.
- Please note these are specific university entry requirements for those students that wish to top up to a University qualification for e.g. A Masters in Business Administration. Normal requirements will be for 240 credits at Level 4/5 or 120 credits at Level 7. There will usually be an IELTS or TOEFL English language requirement.
What do you study in Level 7?
- 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 businessoutside your control.
- 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
- 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