Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

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Qualifi qualifications provide both learners and employers the recognition of competency that can build employee careers and global enterprises. And our qualifications combine UK standards with relevant international content, so learners can achieve their full potential in today’s global economy.

Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

The Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is an advanced programme designed for senior managers or directors with authority across organisations who aspire to lead by translating strategy into effective performance.
The goal of this programme is to give you the tools, knowledge, and critical acumen to develop cutting-edge management strategies, implement them through assembling and leading teams, critically evaluate alternatives and assess results.
The Level 8 Diploma is focused on organisations that have cross border or global interests and structures but can
also be applied nationally in understanding how to work with a variety of stakeholders, partners, suppliers and competitors.
Upon successful completion of the Level 8 Diploma, you will be able to use sophisticated decision tools to think critically and create strategies to address key business issues.

Qualifi are regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator) to award the Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership in England and Wales.
This qualification has been accredited to the National Qualification Framework (NQF) and has its unique Qualification Accreditation Number (QAN).
The Qualifi Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership QAN: 601/5363/3

This programme is available to students studying in the classroom in our Barking campus.

Unit Unit Title GLH Level
Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership
700 Leadership Qualities and Practice 80 7
801 Personal Leadership Development as a Strategic Manager 80 8
802 Strategy Development in Cross Border and Global Organisations 80 8
803 Strategic Planning in Cross Border and Global Organisations 80 8
804 Strategic Direction in Cross Border and Global Organisations 80 8
805 Strategic Communication 80 8
806 Culture and its Impact on Strategy 80 8
701 Research Methods 80 7

Start month(s) of programme: January, April, July, and October.

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Entry requirements:

The Level 8 Diploma has been designed to be accessible to all motivated learners. However, you will likely benefit more from the programme if you have a Level 7 qualification or a post-graduate university degree and/or work-related experience at a senior management level.

Progression routes on completion:

    The Level 8 Diploma is equivalent to advanced graduate study at universities in the United Kingdom and the United States. Upon completion of the Level 8 Diploma, you should be able to progress to:

  • Post-graduate study such as a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA); or
  • PhD programme, subject to having completed the Research Methods unit
  • A role that provides career advancement.
  • Qualifi have transfer agreements with UK and US universities that
    recognise and transcript the Level 8 Diploma, including one that is
    a pathway to a DBA degree..

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To apply for a place, please complete the Application Form, then email it to level8@lcbglobal.org

You may be able to study online for a Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership if you reside in the UK or overseas. Please Contact us to express your interest.