Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (QCF)

Awarding Body: Pearson

Duration: 12 Months

Intake: September

QCF Level: 7

Credit Value: 120 Credits Minimum

Study Mode: Full-time

Tuition Fee: £3990

Entry Requirements: Applicants must be aged 19 and above.  The Pearson BTEC Level 7 Professional Qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership has been developed to aid those wishing to follow a short study programme that is relevant to their working situation or future employment. As such, entry requirements are flexible and seek to accommodate a wide range of students.

  • A UK Bachelors degree from a recognised institution or equivalent or an HND qualification
  • Applications from mature students may be accepted where relevant work experience is evidenced, subject to an initial assessment

English Language Requirements:

  • International students must fulfil the UKVI requirements by providing a valid SELT (Secure English Language Test)
  • All students will need to demonstrate that their English Language level is equivalent to the Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) B2

Course Information: BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership (QCF) provides a 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.

Course Structure: The following units will be covered during the course:

Core Units

Unit Credit

Level

Unit 1 – Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills

10

7

Unit 2 – Professional Development for Strategic Managers

5

7

Unit 3 – Strategic Change Management

10

7

Optional Units

Unit Credit

Level

Unit 7 – Strategic Marketing Management

10

7

Unit 9 – Managing Corporate Responsibility in the Wider Business Environment

10

7

Unit 10 – Strategic Human Resource Management

10

7

Unit 11 – Strategic Quality and Systems Management

10

7

Unit 12 – Strategic Planning

15

7

Unit 13 – Managing Financial Principles and Techniques

15

7

Unit 14 – Strategic Supply Chain Management and Logistics

15

7

Unit 16 – Research Methods for Strategic Managers

15

7

*Optional units may be subject to change depending on demand.

Course Assessment: Students will be assessed through the submission of assignments at the end of each Unit. Assessment is subject to internal and external verification of the units submitted; all units must be passed to achieve the full qualification. Students are required to attend classes as per the timetable.

Student Support: Support will be provided throughout the course, including the allocation of personal tutors for additional advice and guidance, to help students progress and succeed on the course.

Pearson Course Specification