New/Existing senior managers and executives. Aspiring senior managers with 3+ years middle management experience.
This is equivalent to Masters level study. Degree level education or equivalent is required. Good standard of written business English. GCSE in English and Maths grade C and above.
- Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills
- Professional Development for Strategic Managers
- Strategic Change Management
- Research Methods for Strategic Managers
- Strategic Human Resource Management
- Managing Finance Principles and Techniques
Teaching and learning is delivered in small blocks of learning, each linked to a specific assessment. There is a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding via lectures, small group discussions, action learning, coaching and the application opportunity to develop new skills which will support career and professional development.
All units within these qualifications are internally assessed. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes. Assignments include written reports and presentations.
On completion of the Diploma students can apply for an MBA in a related subject.
Shorter versions of the course (Award and Certificate) are available as commercial full cost options.