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Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Online Course

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Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

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The online Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is a Level 7 qualification. This course is ideal for senior managers, middle managers and directors who wish to follow a Master's level course in Strategic Management. The Extended Diploma stresses the importance of developing practical skills, as well as knowledge and understanding at the strategic level of management.

The Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is accredited by Pearson Edexcel and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 120 credits.

You can use the degree course finder on the Edexcel Website: www.edexcel.com/dcf to find progression pathways worldwide onto degree courses and postgraduate degree courses.

Successfully completing this course will give you a good knowledge of the strategic management skills that are crucial to effectively manage people and processes at a strategic level in the workplace.

This qualification will enable you to perform your role as a strategic manager in your organisation more competently and professionally.

This online distance learning Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership course consists of 10 units.

If you have already completed the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership, you will have earned 7 unit exemptions from this Strategic Management and Leadership Extended Diploma.

The benefits of completing this online Strategic Management and Leadership qualification are:

  • This is a Master's level qualification which provides good progression routes onto an MBA course.
  • The course is aimed at providing Senior Managers with the chance to improve their strategic management abilities, techniques and qualities crucial for successful management at a strategic level in the workplace.
  • Being a nationally-accredited course, completion of this Level 7 course will give you transferable credits for an MBA or other Master's course.
  • Achieving this qualification will give you the confidence and knowledge to manage at a senior level.
  • Studying online is a cost-effective way to complete a Level 7 course, that could lead to an MBA if you wish. The course fees are substantially lower than those charged by a university, though the quality of the tuition and coursework are no different.
  • Completion of the set assignments will require you to look at work-based problems, and encourage you to apply tools, models and theories to real, practical situations in your work place.
  • Gaining this valuable qualification will better your chances of promotion - and a higher salary.

I would like to thank you for all your guidance and support throughout the Diploma and Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership.

I have found the course invaluable and have learned key (practical) business skills that will help me in performing my daily and future functions as a senior manager.

The course content has also exposed me to a vast amount of literature through the research required to complete each module, I am sure I will be calling on a lot of my new found knowledge now and in years to come. ...

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Accredited by:

Pearson Edexcel


Entry Criteria

Students must:

  • be over 25 years of age
  • have 3 years plus work experience at middle management level

Start Date

Every Monday, except UK Bank Holidays.


Course Duration

15 months.


Course Content

Subject Units

The Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership consists of 10 Units:

Course Assessment

  • Completion of an assignment for each unit
  • No examinations

Study Support

Students are allocated a UK-based tutor. Tutors are available by telephone and Moodle Messaging (email via the Virtual Learning Environment) to discuss course materials and give support and assistance with assignments.


Course Delivery

The course is a self study course. It is delivered via an online Virtual Learning Environment (VLE) called Moodle. Please contact us if you require any further information.

All course materials are available online.


Required Study Time

4 to 6 weeks per unit

You will be given a timetable to follow


Course Fees

£2010 GBP, plus £190.80 GBP Edexcel Registration Fee. The course fees cover all study materials, personal tutor support and assessments.

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Accredited by:

  • BTEC Edexcel approved education centre
  • These courses are accredited by Edexcel BTEC

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