Edexcel Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (Level 7)  

BTEC Professional qualifications in the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) are designed to provide professional work related qualifications in a range of sectors. They give learners the knowledge, understanding and skills that they need to prepare for employment. The qualifications also provide career development opportunities for those already in work.


The Edexcel BTEC Level 7 Professional qualifications in Strategic Management and Leadership have been developed to give learners the opportunity to:

engage in learning that is relevant to them and which gives them opportunities to develop a range of skills, techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life

achieve a nationally recognized Level 7 vocationally-related qualification

Progress to employment in a particular vocational sector

Progress to related general and/or vocational qualifications.

The Edexcel BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is a 120-credit qualification that consists of three mandatory units plus optional units that provide for a combined total of 120 credits.

Mandatory units

Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills

Professional Development for Strategic Managers

Strategic Change Management

Optional units

Strategic Marketing Management

Corporate Communication Strategies

Managing Corporate Responsibility in the Wider Business Environment

Strategic Human Resource Management

Strategic Quality and Systems Management

Strategic Planning

Managing Financial Principles and Techniques

Research Methods for Strategic Managers

Assessment Procedures:

Assessment methods can include:

* Case studies

* Assignments

* Reports

* Integrated work activities

* Viva voce

* Projects

* Presentations

Entry Requirements:

You must be 21 years or older with a first degree or degree level qualification or 5 years professional work experience in a management position.

English requirements IELTS 5.5 or above (B2)


This course is ideal for those who are practicing first-line managers who wish to make a career in management and focus on broader work- related practices. It will provide you with the opportunity to build on existing good practice and many universities offer exemptions to their MBA programmes to holders of this extended diploma.

Duration: 1 Year Full Time

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