Strategic Management and Leadership Level 7

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Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership online course

If you’re looking to complete an MBA qualification and move on to higher education study, this online level 7 diploma in strategic management and leadership provides an ideal entry point.

This course follows the Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (601/5335/0) syllabus, selected for its suitability to online learning. Study remotely, with support from a dedicated personal tutor, and take the important first step towards completing your Masters degree at one of the UK’s leading universities.

Throughout this course, you’ll cover a series of modules designed to help you develop the essential skills and knowledge that the 21st-century business leader needs. With ELCAS funding also available, this online diploma is ideal if you’re keen to continue progressing and succeeding in today’s challenging business environment.

What you will learn

  1. Unit 1 - Qualities of effective leadership

    Understand what makes a strong leader and the skills you need for success.

  2. Unit 2 - Developing interpersonal skills

    Understand the importance of effective interpersonal skills and what makes good communication.

  3. Unit 3 - Motivating and influencing people

    Inspiring people is a vital business skill. In this module, you’ll learn how to use motivational techniques for business success.

  4. Unit 4 - Making decisions

    Here, you will understand the process of good decision-making and its importance across businesses.

  5. Unit 5 - Creativity and problem solving

    Challenges also present opportunities. Learn how to turn perceived problems into advantages.

  6. Unit 6 - Studying and using management theories

    This module explored the theories of management, accompanied by real-life examples, and utilising them in practice.

  7. Unit 7 - The external operating environment of business

    Business is not confined to the office. Learn how to plan for the impact of external influences on operations.

  8. Unit 8 - Culture and ethics

    The way in which businesses operate shapes their reputation. Learn more about ethical operation in this module.

  9. Unit 9 - Governance and directorships

    Learn the need for structuring and controlling businesses in a professional manner and the results.

  10. Unit 10 - Analysing the competition

    Understand the need to review and analyse competitor actions and how these influence managerial operations.

  11. Unit 11 - Marketing strategy

    Explore what goes into an effective and successful marketing strategy and how to deliver campaigns.

  12. Unit 12 - High performance sales

    Understand the elements of successful selling and how they are applied.

  13. Unit 13 - E-Marketing communication

    E-marketing is a key tool. This module develops understanding of effective electronic messages and how to apply them.

  14. Unit 14 - Customers and their needs

    Know how deliver customer support and how to keep them feeling valued.

  15. Unit 15 - Strategic human resource management

    Human resource management plays a vital role in the day-to-day running of a business. This module shows how to see people as an asset.

  16. Unit 16 - Recruiting and CPD

    Finding, developing, and retaining the best people is fundamental in business. Develop your understanding in this module.

  17. Unit 17 - Measuring and rewarding performance

    This module explores how to monitor staff performance and how to reward success.

  18. Unit 18 - Interpreting business accounts

    Here, you will understand the various tests of ascertaining business financial health.

  19. Unit 19 - Tools of financial analysis

    Learn the various tools, techniques, and available resources for keeping businesses in good finance health.

  20. Unit 20 - Managing cash and working capital

    The lifeblood of any business – understand the principles of managing cash flow and staying financially strong.

  21. Unit 21 - Exercises in quantitative techniques

    This module is concerned with how to use and understand figures and the information they provide.

  22. Unit 22 - Impact of technology on business

    Here, you’ll analyse the role of e-business within various sectors and the opportunities it can provide.

  23. Unit 23 - Innovation and R&D

    Understand how to create advantages that present themselves from innovation and research.

  24. Unit 24 - Implementing and managing quality systems

    Learn the important role of quality assurance and why it matters within strategy.

  25. Unit 25 - Strategic planning tools

    Develop your understanding of the various tools and resources that enable successful planning.

  26. Unit 26 - Strategic and systems management

    Learn how to make the right choices for your business and its direction.

  27. Unit 27 - The business plan

    Understand how to create business plans that state aims and objectives and being accountable for these objectives.

  28. Unit 28 - Developing high performance teams

    Find out why a cohesive approach yields success and enhances business performance.

  29. Unit 29 - Managing projects

    Learn the tools needed for effective project management and how to use them.

  30. Unit 30 - Strategies for growth

    Explore the ideas for growth and what tools are available in growth planning an management.

Awarding Body

Qualifi is a leading 21st century Awarding Organisation founded to meet the developing education and training needs of learners and employers from the UK and around the globe serving the needs of learners and employers in the UK and worldwide every year.

By completing this Level 7 Human Resources online course, you will receive up to 120 UCAS credits, which are used as part of university applications.

Course Outcome

After completing this Level 7 online course, you’ll have the opportunity to complete your MBA at one of the UK’s leading universities, worth 60 credits. The successful completion of this online Level 7 diploma also enables you progress into a professional managerial role and advance your career.

How is this course assessed or examined?

This course is assessed through 30 modules and eight written assignments. You’ll also benefit from 40 guided learning hours per module, with 30-50 optional learning hours available should you need additional support.

Entry requirements

To enrol onto this 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.