Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership
Who are these qualifications suitable for?
The Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership will provide an advanced qualification to support the development of students as international managers. Students will begin to critically analyse and assess contemporary knowledge and theories, and use them to propose solutions to complex management problems in the industry. It will also provide the students with the ability to apply and adapt the specialized terminology and technical skills to propose solutions to these problems. The successful completion of this program will enable students to take decisions about leadership, planning and work areas management in the industry, always supported by concepts of the "best practices" and also by the research of contemporary issues.
The Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is designed for managers who have the authority and personal inspiration to translate organizational strategy into effective operational performance.
The course is developed in one academic year. At the end of the year and after successful completion, the student obtains a Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (OTHM Qualifications).
The Diploma consists of eight modules (four modules per semester), comprising a total of 120 (UK) Credits or 60 ECTS (European System). The modules of the diploma are:
|Semester 1||Professional Development and Communication Skills||15|
|Strategic Human Resource Management and Organisational Behaviour||15|
|Advanced Business Research Methods||15|
|Semester 2||Supply Chain and Operations Management||15|
|Enterprise and Entrepreneurship||15|
|Globalisation & Marketing Strategy||15|
All modules have an assessment system led by the head of each module and verified externally by an assessor, in order to ensure a fair and objective evaluation. All assessments are criterion referenced and based on the "Learning Outcomes" of each module.
In order to be approved in a Diploma (and therefore progress to the next one), students must successfully complete all modules.
Assessment methods may vary between individual and group presentations, reports and written essays, posters, discussions and debates.
Throughout the course field trips will take place depending on the module in question. These will allow students a closer contact with the reality of business and the various sectors of the industry. A T&H Management School Coordinator will always lead these field trips.
Every year, a one-week tour to one country in the European Union will take place and will focus on a specific area of the industry. This optional tour, on the one hand, will foster a closer contact amongst students and between students and teachers and, on the other, enable the possibility of a further analysis of a particular activity sector.
The T&H Management School has an internal research department, where students and teachers can join existing teams and collaborate on the development of knowledge for certain areas of management.
The T & H Management School supports the development of new projects and the sought-after links with national and international business. Therefore, the T & H Management School will grant every year a number of scholarships to students who, in the previous year, are considered to have reached an exceptional achievement and who wish to join the research team, alongside the continuation of their studies.
The T & H Management School has developed protocols with organisations within the industry and can annually promote the provision of short-term placements at companies, in order to improve students' knowledge and promote the link to corporate reality. The internships are unpaid and are always coordinated by a T & H Management School’s Academic Head along with the granter company, aiming at enriching the students’ knowledge.
For more information and specification, please download the course brochures from the campus pages.