The objective of the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification is to develop strategic management and leadership skills for managers and who have the authority and personal attributes to translate organizational strategy into effective operational performance and for students who want to pursue their career in the field of management.
Successful completion of the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification allows learners to continue their study towards an MBA with advanced standing.
For entry onto the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification, learners must possess:
- An honours degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification
- Mature learners with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)
- Learners must be 21 years old or older at the beginning of the course
- English requirements: If a learner is not from a majority English-speaking country must provide evidence of English language competency.
The OTHM Level 7 diplomas on the Regulated Qualifications Framework (RQF) are at the same level as master’s degrees. However, they are shorter (120 credits) and learners will have to proceed to the dissertation stage (60 credits) with university to achieve a full masters programme.
The OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership consists of 4 mandatory units and 2 optional units, making a combined total of 120 credits.
|Strategic Human Resource Management||20|
|Advanced Business Research Methods||20|
|Entrepreneurship and Innovation||20|
|Globalisation and Corporate Governance||20|
|Total Credit Hours||120|
Assessment and verification
All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre and externally verified by OTHM. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.
Successful completion of OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification enables learners to progress into Master of Business Administration (MBA) (top-up)at various accredited universities of UK, Europe, USA, Canada and around the globe.