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Pre-MBA - PEARSON BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (RQF)

South London College
Course summary
300 hours
1,499 GBP
Part time
Online courses
Next available date: This course is available anytime in anywhere. - Online courses
Last application: This course is available to register anytime of the year.
Professional Training

Course description

The Pre-MBA Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is the first step to gain a MBA qualification. You can become MBA qualified within 6-12 months by completing this Level 7 Extended Diploma. You also have the opportunity to enrol in a MBA top-up programme and gain the qualification within 6-12 months in several universities across the UK. The course is designed for managers in senior positions who want to develop their skills and knowledge in strategic management and leadership. It is a more comprehensive qualification and extension of the Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership and will take you a step forward in your pursuit of personal and professional goals. You will develop the key skills and competencies to become an effective strategic manager. The Level 7 Extended Diploma will equip you with a clear understanding of the roles and responsibilities related to strategic management. The programme will help you develop your understanding of strategic management and leadership, and equip you with the skills, knowledge and qualities required to work across a range of sectors and industries.

The Pre-MBA Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is a comprehensive programme for anyone who aspires to gain senior management roles in an organisation, or those who are already working in this capacity but want to expand their high level of understanding of strategic management and leadership. You also have the opportunity to pursue your own personal development or progress onto other professional qualifications.

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Course Highlights

The Pre-MBA Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership has been developed to give learners the opportunity to:

  • Engage in learning that is relevant to them and which will provide opportunities to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes which are essential to successful performance
  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 7 vocationally-related qualification
  • Progress in their employment and reach senior management roles
  • Progress to related general and/or vocational qualifications such as Finance, Marketing, Recruitment and Selection; or leading and management within a specific vocational sector

Course Description

  • Qualification type:BTEC Professional qualification
  • Qualification title:Pre-MBA Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Level:Level 7
  • Accreditation status:Accredited
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH):300
  • Credits:120
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT):1200
  • Qualification number (QN):501/0998/4
  • Availability:UK and international

Suitability - Who should attend?

Entry Requirements

  • Learners will need to be over the age of 19, and must demonstrate one of the following:
  • Bachelor Degree (or equivalent) / Level 6 qualification (or equivalent) / Mature applicant with A-level (or equivalent) and work experience
  • If English is not your first language, you need to have an IELTS 6.0 or CEFR level B2 (or equivalent).

In order to qualify for the programme you will need to submit a completed application form which will be provided to you. This form should be provided to us within a month of enrolment along with the following;

  • Proof of educational qualifications
  • Proof of work experience
  • Proof of language proficiency

Upon submission of the documents your application will be reviewed. If you fail to meet the entry requirements of the programme your application will not be accepted.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Those who successfully complete the course will be awarded the Pre-MBA Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (RQF). It will make you marketable to potential employers, and your motivation at gaining new skills will be recognised.

Awarding body (Accreditation)

Pearson BTEC is a leading, learning company worldwide. Pearson believes that learning is key to improving one’s opportunities in life. Pearson collaborates with leading educational organisations to offer learners content, curricula, assessment and training. BTEC has a route that every learner can take, whether you are self-employed or want to enter a top university. BTEC courses are of the highest quality, providing hands-on experience. You can develop invaluable skills that will make you a highly marketable candidate for your future career.

Training Course Content


1. Getting Started
2. Awarding Body Registration
3. Module Book
4. Qualification Specification
5. Study Materials
Developing Strategic Management And Leadership - Unit 01
Professional Development For Strategic Managers - Unit 02
Strategic Change Management - Unit 03
Strategic Marketing Planning - Unit 07
Strategic Human Resource Management - Unit 10
Strategic Quality And Systems Management - Unit 11
Strategic Planning - Unit 12
Managing Financial Principles And Techniques - Unit 13
Strategic Supply Chain Management And Logistics - Unit 14
Developing Successful Business Teams - Unit 15
Research Methods For Strategic Managers - Unit 16

Access Duration

The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course. The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lectures at any time.

Method of Assessment

The Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is a 1200 TQT, 120-credit qualification that consists of three mandatory units plus optional units that provide for a combined total of 120 credits (where at least 115 credits must be at Level 7 or above). To pass this course, learners must have successfully passed all the assessment criteria. The purpose of assessment is to ensure that effective learning has taken place to give learners the opportunity to:

  • Meet the standard determined by the assessment criteria
  • Achieve the learning outcomes

This course consists of eleven units, and is assessed by ten written assignments. You will need to submit these assignments online via the online learning portal, they will then be subject to internal assessment and external moderation. Your tutor will observe your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.


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Continuing Studies

The Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma provides an even broader work-related focus than the Pearson BTEC Level 7 Diploma and is particularly useful for learners who wish to progress to an MBA or other Master’s degree programme. The BTEC Level 7 qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership provide learners the realistic and appropriate career-related opportunities worldwide for 21st-century employment markets. Completion of the Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership can be your first step towards the Master Degree in Management and Leadership or MBA. You can gain an MBA qualification within 6 – 12 months in most of the universities by completing this Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership course.

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South London College

South London College is a well-established Professional online education provider in the United Kingdom and it aims to meet the employment needs of the youth and people in the United Kingdom and other parts of the world. South London College...

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