OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

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Title of Course

OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

Overview

This course is suitable for mature learners with a background in academic study or industry. The qualification has a clear work-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside theoretical fundamentals.

Successful completion of the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification will equip learners with the key skills and capabilities to become an effective strategic manager. The qualification also allows learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study towards an MBA with advanced standing.

Objective

The objective of the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification is to develop strategic management and leadership skills for managers who have the authority and personal attributes to translate organisational strategy into effective operational performance. This qualification reflects current practice in Strategic Management and Leadership and allows learners to develop and expand their high-level understanding of strategic management and leadership in the workplace.

Course Structure

Course Outline

The course comprises of the following 6 units:

Unit 1: Strategic Management
Unit 2: Strategic Leadership
Unit 3: Strategic Human Resource Management
Unit 4: Advanced Business Research Methods
Unit 5: Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Unit 6: Strategic Marketing

Unit 1: Strategic Management

The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ understanding of strategic and change management models, as well as the ability to review strategic plans, to propose strategic options, to create implementation plans and to lead organisational changes.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Be able to analyse key external influences on an organisation’s strategy.
  2. Be able to appraise strategic options for an organisation.
  3. Be able to evaluate various tools and approaches to a strategy implementation plan.
  4. Be able to develop and implement a strategic organisational change management plan.
  5. Be able to monitor and control the implementation of strategic plans.

Unit 2: Strategic Leadership

This unit provides an in-depth understanding of the key principles and practice of leadership This will enhance the individuals’ knowledge, skills and attributes to effectively engage in the role and responsibilities required of an effective team player and leader of a team; being proactive in innovation and improvement to inform strategy and business planning within the organisation.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the principles, concepts, differences, and approaches to contemporary leadership.
  2. Understand how leadership influences individuals, teams and the organisation.
  3. Understand the impact of leadership on organisational performance.
  4. Understand ethical decision making and organisational value.

Unit 3: Strategic Human Resource Management

The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ understanding of how the effective strategic management of human resources supports the achievement of organisational objectives in different contexts. Learners will evaluate the contribution of strategic human resource management, and the application of leadership and management theory for organisational benefit.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Understand the role of management of human resources.
  2. Be able to create a human resource plan for an organisation.
  3. Understand the role of legal and ethical issues in developing human resources policy.
  4. Be able to plan develop human resource strategies.
  5. Understand HRM approaches within organisations and their relationships with organisational performance.

Unit 4: Advanced Business Research Methods

The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ ability to prepare for various types of academically based management research through the development and design of a research proposal. Learners will develop a critical understanding of the philosophical, practical and ethical concepts of research within the context of the business environment.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Be able to develop research approaches in a business and economics context.
  2. Be able to critically review literature on a business research topic.
  3. Be able to design business research methodologies.
  4. Be able to develop and present a research proposal.

Unit 5: Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The aim of this unit aim is to introduce learners to the basics of business processes and strategies related to enterprise and entrepreneurship, developing knowledge of enterprise and entrepreneurship in global contexts.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Be able to critically analyse the concepts and process of entrepreneurship.
  2. Be able to evaluate innovative and entrepreneurial management processes for a project or organisation.
  3. Be able to critically assess proposals developed from new ideas.
  4. Be able to develop a business plan.


Unit 6: Strategic Marketing

The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ understanding of the concepts, methods and technical aspects of strategic marketing and the challenges associated with marketing in today’s business environment, including how a strategy combines product development, promotion, distribution, pricing, relationship management and other elements.

Learning Outcomes

  1. Be able to critically analyse the principles of strategic marketing and the role of digital technologies.
  2. Be able to apply tools for analysing the business environment in strategic marketing.
  3. Be able to carry out market segmentation, targeting and brand positioning.
  4. Be able to apply the integrated marketing mix in an organisation.
  5. Be able to critically analyse brands in a business context.

Delivery Mode

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Discussion

Commencement Dates / Intakes

This course is not opening for applications at the moment.
Please contact us for more information at +65 6336 0929, or send an e-mail to us at info@colemancollege.edu.sg.

Course Duration

The course duration is 8 months.

Maximum allowable period to complete the course is 24 months.

Class Period

5 days per week, 3 hours per day

Course Fees

This course is not opening for applications at the moment.
Please contact us for more information at +65 6336 0929, or send an e-mail to us at info@colemancollege.edu.sg.

Assessments

  • Assignments
  • Projects
  • Examinations

Assessment Methods

Students must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria.

Assessment Grading Criteria

Pass / Fail

Expected Examination Results Release Date

Not more than 3 months from examination date

Qualification Award

OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership by OTHM Qualifications

Graduation Requirements

Pass all modules.

Teacher Qualifications

The Committee for Private Education (CPE) is duly notified of all the teachers in Coleman College. All teachers have the required qualifications. Please refer to “Our Teachers List” in the website for more details.

Maximum Teacher-Student Ratio is 1:40

Please note that the maximum number of students in the classroom is subjected to the maximum allowable seating capacity.

Progression Pathway

Successful completion of OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or join Master of Business Administration (MBA) (top-up) which is validated and awarded by University of Chichester and delivered by OTHM.

As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are also eligible to progress to an MBA top-up with advanced standing with many universities in the UK and overseas.

Entry Requirements

Age: 21 years of age and above
Academic: Honours degree in related subject; or UK Level 6 diploma; or Equivalent overseas qualification; or Mature learners (over 21 years) with management experience.
English Proficiency: GCE O’ Level Pass in English at C6 and above; or IELTS 5.5 and above; or Equivalent

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