UKAP Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (QCF)

 

UKAP Qualification Number: UK616306941

DETC Code of reference no. DT60047415

 

 

Overview

The UKAP Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership programme is designed for managers who have the authority and personal inspiration to translate organisational strategy into effective operational performance. The qualification requires managers to build on their strategic management and leadership skills and to focus on the requirements of implementing the organisation’s strategy.

The Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership has been developed to produce graduates with skills to understand the business environment in which they operate and to align good strategic decision making to maintain their organisations competitive advantage. To achieve this learners learn through an integrated approach of theory and practice using real-time activities. Successful completion of this diploma will enable learners to build on their strategic management and leadership skills and to focus on the requirements of implementing the organisation’s strategy.

 

  Entry Requirements

  Learner must fulfil at least one of the following criteria to be allowed entry to the qualification:

§        Possession of an honours degree in related subject or UK level 6 diploma or an equivalent overseas qualification

§        Mature learners (over 21) with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)

 

  English requirements: 

§         If you are not from the United Kingdom or a majority English-speaking country, you must provide evidence that you are competent in English language  at a minimum of CEFR (the Common European Framework) level B2 from a recognised English test provider or IELTS level 5.5 in each component

 

  Qualification Structure

  Learners need to complete all 4 mandatory units and any 4 from optional units that provide a combined total of 120 credits:

 

Unit Ref. No.

Mandatory Units

Credit

DK2617

Professional Development and Communication Skills

15

TH8228

Strategic Management

15

DB2620

Strategic Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour

15

HM2620

Advanced Business Research Methods

15

 

Optional Units – Choose any Four

 

DE2618

Strategic Financial Management

15

KM2622

Supply Chain and Operations Management

15

M/E2623

Enterprise and Entrepreneurship

15

TB2624

Business Law, Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility

15

A/C2625

Strategic Change Management

15

FS2626

Strategic Marketing

15

JM2627

Globalisation & Marketing Strategy

15

 

  Duration and Delivery

  The qualification is designed to be delivered over one academic year for full-time study but it is also flexible in its delivery in order to accommodate         part-time and distance learning. 

  The qualification is delivered face-to-face, through lectures, tutorials, seminars, distance, online by approved centres only.

 

  Assessment and Verification

  All units within this qualification are internally assessed by the centre and verified by UKAP. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the       achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

  To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, a learner must have successfully passed all learning outcomes for that unit.

  The Assessor should provide an audit trail showing how the judgement of the Learner’s overall achievement has been arrived at.

 

  Progressions

  Passing the UKAP Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue     their further study. UKAP has progression arrangement with a number of UK universities that acknowledges the ability of learners after studying Level     7 qualifications to be considered for advanced entry into masters top-up programmes.

 

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