The Pearson BTEC Level 7 Qualifications in Strategic Management and Leadership are designed to provide focused and specialist vocational courses with a clear work-related emphasis. The qualifications provide the knowledge, understanding and skills required to manage people and resources in a strategic way in all sizes of organisation. They are particularly suitable for learners who wish to follow a tailored programme of study that is directly related to their work in strategic management/leadership, or that is related to an aspect of employment they wish to move into in the future.
The 120 credits Extended Diploma builds on the 60 credits Diploma and is designed to provide a broad qualification on strategic management and leadership. It prepares learners to work as strategic managers and leaders with additional units in, such as, strategic human resource management, strategic marketing management, and research methods.
Assessment is through practical assignments with no exams - to more accurately reflect the real working environment.
Ofqual RQF (Regulated Qualifications Framework) qualification number for Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is 603/5909/2.
The Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership provides its learner the realistic and appropriate career related opportunities worldwide for 21st century employment markets.
Students who successfully completed Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership can progress onto MBA degree programme at many universities with 120 credits exemption from 180 credits Masters degree.
Students who successfully completed this qualification can progress onto University of Portsmouth MA Business Management Final Stage (60 credits) and fees are approximately £3500. Leaflet: click.
For progression opportunities into universities, click here.
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Candidates will be expected to satisfy the following requirements:
Bachelor Degree (or equivalent) or
Level 6 qualification (or equivalent) or
Mature applicant with A level (or equivalent) and work experience and
IELTS 6.5 or CEFR level C1 (if applicable)
Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (120 credits) consists of:
|Unit||Unit Level||Unit Credit|
|Strategic Leadership and Management||7||20|
|Strategic Change Management||7||20|
|Creativity, Innovation and Entrepreneurship||7||20|
|Strategic Marketing Management||7||20|
|Strategic Human Resource Management||7||20|
Blended Learning: January/April/July/October
Distance Learning: Rolling Intake
Intention to Study: £100
Awarding Body- Pearson Education Ltd: £250
Full Payment: £100 + £1690
Instalment Payment: £100 + £198/mo for 9 Months