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. More information on how you will be assessed can be found here.
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.
Learners will explore the making and developing of powerful leaders.
Connecting and bonding with people within the commercial sectors is extremely important for good business. This module trains learners in skills to improve and enhance communication techniques to create strong bonds.
Inspiring people to create a unity of direction within business.
Doing the right things in the right way at the right time. Learners will look at the process of making a good decision.
Do problems pose a threat or are they an opportunity to improve? Here, learners will figure out how to turn a problem into an advantage.
There are many theories concerned with management and the various models developed from these theories. This module looks over these theories with real life examples.
Planning for influences on the business outside your control.
The Culture and ethics involved in the business world today.
Structuring and controlling a business the professional way.
What are my competitors doing, how are they doing it, why are they doing it? Reviewing and analysing competitor actions to enhance managerial roles.
Creating an effective and successful market presence. Looking at the development of marketing strategies to create successful marketing campaigns.
Learners will grasp the key elements of successful selling.
Understanding and using effective electronic messages to market.
Ensuring that your customers are recognised and valued.
Human Resource Management must play a central role in the strategy of any organization. It is concerned with people as an asset of the business.
Getting the best people. Developing the best people. Keeping the best people.
Knowing and measuring how your people are performing.
Using and understanding the litmus tests of business health.
Resources, tools and techniques to keep a finger on the pulse of the business.
Cash, cash flow and working capital. The lifeblood of business.
How to use and understand key figures.
Analyse and exploit the role of e-business within a business sector.
Creating commercial advantage from innovation and research.
Right first time, right every time. The place of quality in business strategy.
Resources, tools and ideas to help create an effective business strategy.
Options for strategic direction. Making the right choices for your business.
Creating a plan that targets the stated aims and objectives of a business.
Cohesion and teamwork that enhances business performance.
Getting things done. Using the right tools to run projects.
This module explores the different ideas of growth and the various tools, measures and controls at a managers disposal in planning for growth.
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
University of Bolton
MBA Top-up – £3,500
Master of Business Administration Top Up
University of Sunderland – On Campus
Postgraduate Top up to MBA – £5145
Anglia Ruskin University
MBA (Top-Up) – £3500
Buckinghamshire New University
MBA Top-up – £3,000
Top up to MBA– £3500
MA in Human Resource Management Top up – £2200
MSc in Accounting and finance Top up – £3800
University of Chichester
Master of Business Administration (MBA) (top-up) – Validated award
University of Derby
Top up to MBA – (partial exemption)
Most universities in the UK will accept the London Academy of business and Management 120 credit programme for entry onto the MBA top up on campus. ATHE also have direct agreements with several Universities, click here for the ATHE progression routes. Students may also contact the admissions department of their chosen university directly.
Upon successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management and final year of an accredited postgraduate degree programme, learners will have the skills to execute a professional managerial role in marketing, accounting, business consultancy, and more.
A business management diploma and MBA develops key cognitive skills such as critical thinking, analysis, evaluation, and writing while also establishing presentation and numeracy skills to enhance knowledge and experience. These skills are critical in helping you advance your career.
Visit the Business Strategic Management, MBA Advance Entry (Level 7) page on the London Academy of Business and Management (LABM) web site for more details!
The Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management is £1995.
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