Strategic Management and Leadership


This suite of Qualifications provides a realistic and broad opportunity for Learners seeking career and professional development. They will support Learners in realizing their potential and by association the prospects of the organizations they work with or for. The issues and concepts dealt with as part of this suite of Qualifications are best explored through exposure to organizations, for any full-time Learners work placements are encouraged so that genuine experience and insight can be gained.


The Qualifications 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, organizational 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 recognize and reflect on personal learning and improve their personal, social and other transferable skills.


  • 9 Month

Course delivery

  • In Class

Entry requirement

The Qualification has been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access and progression.

  • Level 6 Qualification or;
  • First Degree or;
  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 5 Year Managerial Experience

Modules structure

The Level 7 Diploma focuses upon developing understanding, skills and abilities to equip the Learner with the awareness and aptitudes to be an effective strategic manager and leader.

Unit Reference Mandatory Units Level TQT
702 Manage Team Performance to Support Strategy 7 150
704 Information Management and Strategic Decision Making 7 150
705 Leading a Strategic Management Project 7 150
706 Strategic Direction 7 150
711 Strategic Planning 7 150
724 Development as a Strategic Manager 7 150
                                            Optional Units
703 Finance for Managers 5 150
708 Strategic Marketing 7 150
710 Organizational Change Strategies 7 150
712 Human Resource Planning 7 150

Learners must complete the 6 mandatory units and choose 2 from 4 of the optional units.


Learners completing the QUALIFI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership will allow progress to:

  • The QUALIFI Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership, or
  • A university partner to complete a dissertation to then receive a full master’s degree, or
  • Directly into employment in an associated profession.


  • Assessment is via assignment submission
  • No Exams


The programme is accredited by QUALIFI