About The Course

The Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management is an MBA Advanced Entry course, which provides learners with 120 credits of the 180 credits required to achieve a complete MBA. The course itself is made up of 30 interactive modules and 8 written assignments, with approximately 40 guided learning hours per module. All modules have an additional 30-50 learning hours of optional materials that comprise of recommended exercises, recommended readings, Internet resources, and self-testing exercises. You will also have access to 24/7 support, tutoring, and a variety of other support mechanisms.

After receiving your Level 7 Diploma, you are eligible to apply for an MBA top up course, either online or on campus at a range of UK Universities. The top up portion will usually consist of the final 60 credits of either a dissertation or a dissertation and one module.

Course Details

Course overview

The qualification covers key areas of management such as Finance, HR, Marketing and Personal Development and prepares learners for a range of careers pathways for General, Finance, Marketing, Managing People and International and is designed with the support from Universities.  It also provides entry to an MBA top-up and/or on campus at a range of universities in the UK and overseas. The qualification typically takes 9-12 months of full-time study to complete the qualification and is currently most preferred qualification to enhance and further the career prospects.

Course Fees

The Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management course is £2500.

Students can make payment using one of the following methods:

  • Credit or debit card
  • Bank transfer / Internet Banking
  • Interest free monthly instalments
  • UPI
  • Paypal
  • Western Union
What is included in the cost of my course?
  • All course material, including online modules and written assignments
  • Personal tutor support with 1-2-1 Zoom sessions
  • Dedicated student support
  • Access to an online social learning forum
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • Free Promotional Gadget*
Level 7 module listing
  • Qualities of effective leadership
  • Developing interpersonal skills
  • Motivating and influencing people
  • Making decisions
  • Creativity and problem solving
  • Studying and using management theories
  • The external operating environment of business
  • Culture and ethics
  • Governance and directorships
  • Analysing the competition
  • Marketing strategy
  • High performance sales
  • E-Marketing communication
  • Customers and their needs
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Recruiting and CPD
  • Measuring and rewarding performance
  • Interpreting business accounts
  • Tools of financial analysis
  • Managing cash and working capital
  • Exercises in quantitative techniques
  • Impact of technology on business
  • Innovation and R&D
  • Implementing and managing quality systems
  • Strategic planning tools
  • Strategic and systems management
  • The business plan
  • Developing high performance teams
  • Managing projects
  • Strategies for growth
Am I eligible for this progamme?

These qualifications provide a flexible route for learners who have already achieved management qualifications at a lower level as well as for learners who do not have business or management qualifications, but may have qualifications in other areas and/or prior management experience in the work place.

Age: 19 +
Entry profile:

  • A first degree in business, management or related subject
  • A level 6 qualification, for example an ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Management
  • May also have relevant work experience
Written Assignments

The ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management Course has 30 modules and 8 written assignments. On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments. The assignments are approximately 5,000-8,000 words each. Students are provided support on the modules and assignments via the ‘Tutor’ section of the learning platform.

The Assignment unit titles for the level 7 course are:

  • Strategic marketing
  • Personal development for leadership and strategic management
  • Organisational behaviour
  • Strategic planning
  • Research for strategic development
  • Finance for strategic managers
  • Strategic human resource management
  • Corporate communication strategies

More information about the Level 7 units can be found here https://athe.co.uk/level-7-management-qualifications/

Sample Certificate

Level-7 Certificate

University Progression

On completion of this course students have the opportunity to complete an MBA programme from a range of UK universities. The top up programme can be studied online or on campus. The MBA top up comprises the final 60 credits which consists of either a dissertation or a dissertation and one module.

Students may top-up on campus or by distance learning.

Students can apply to any university offering the MBA top up, the following universities run Top Up programmes by DISTANCE LEARNING:

  • University of Gloucestershire
  • Anglia Ruskin University 
  • Buckinghamshire New University 
  • University of Chichester

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Examples Of University Progression

  • University of Bolton
  • University of Sunderland
  • Northampton University
  • University of Derby

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