ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management (International)(2024)

ATHE LEVEL 7
Admissions Open for 2024
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COURSE TYPE

Post Graduate

Equivalent to

Post Graduation

LEARNING DELIVERY

Online/Face-to-Face

Course Summary

The Level 7 Extended Diploma in Business and Management (120 credits) is designed to offer learners a broader and more comprehensive experience of strategic management. Learners are required to take all 5 core units plus any 3 optional units. Again, these optional units can all be taken from a specific pathway, where learners have particular interests. For those learners interested in fully realising their own academic interest and potential for the subject, this qualification offers the opportunity to engage with a wide range of Level 7 strategic management-related topics.

ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management (International)(2023)​

Why this course?

Gain a sound and coherent foundation in marketing, such that they will be able to define and execute practical marketing interventions that exist in professional practice.

Synthesize and critically evaluate theoretical frameworks of strategic marketing, business ethics, design, and innovation as applied to marketing.

Demonstrate an understanding of the practical value of these frameworks in a range of strategic business situations.

Evaluate a variety of creative approaches to product and service design, creativity and innovation that may contribute to organizational wealth.

Create frameworks for understanding and analyzing marketing processes in diverse organizational types, encountering different and changing marketing environments.

Develop practical research and analytical capabilities in the context of market-driven strategy and in particular in the formulation of value propositions in provider-customer relationships.

Review, modify, synthesize and apply transferable marketing concepts and skills in the management of product and market development, in particular from the strategic perspective.

Why this course?

Gain a sound and coherent foundation in marketing, such that they will be able to define and execute practical marketing interventions that exist in professional practice.

Synthesize and critically evaluate theoretical frameworks of strategic marketing, business ethics, design, and innovation as applied to marketing.

Demonstrate an understanding of the practical value of these frameworks in a range of strategic business situations.

Create frameworks for understanding and analyzing marketing processes in diverse organizational types, encountering different and changing marketing environments.

Develop practical research and analytical capabilities in the context of market-driven strategy and in particular in the formulation of value propositions in provider-customer relationships.

Review, modify, synthesize and apply transferable marketing concepts and skills in the management of product and market development, in particular from the strategic perspective.

Evaluate a variety of creative approaches to product and service design, creativity and innovation that may contribute to organizational wealth.

Course Modules

The EduQual Diploma in Business and Marketing Strategy is a SCQF level 11 (RQF- equivalent Level 7) programme, and is abbreviated to BMS on the table below. The programme consists of 5 units, all of which are compulsory as shown:

 

Unit-1.
Strategic Management

SCQF/RQF Level : 7/11
Credits: 20

Unit-2.
Strategic Financial Management

SCQF/RQF Level: 7/11
Credits: 20

Unit-3.
Change Management and Strategic Leadership

SCQF/RQF Level : 7/11
Credits  : 30

Unit-4.
Global Marketing

SCQF/RQF Level : 7/11
Credits  : 30

Unit-5.
Marketing for SME, Charity and the Public Sector

SCQF/RQF Level : 7/11
Credits  : 20

Total Credits: 120

Eligibility Criteria

For learners who have recently been in education or training the entry profile is likely to include one of the following:

Typical Age

This qualification is designed for learners who are typically aged 19 and above.

Qualifications

For learners who have recently been in education or training the entry profile is likely to include one of the following:

  • a first degree in Business, Management or related subjects or a level 6 qualification for example an ATHE Diploma in Management
  • other equivalent international qualifications.

Language

For those for whom English is not their first language we recommend the following standards of proficiency in English language skills or an approved equivalent for this qualification:

  • IELTs 5.5
  • Common European Framework of Reference (CEFR) B2
  • Cambridge English Advanced (CAE) 162 or above
  • Pearson Test of English (PTE) Academic 42-49

QAA Benchmark Statements

The EduQual Diploma in Business Marketing and Strategy is an SCQF Level 11/RQF equivalent Level 7 qualification and can be compared to the QAA Benchmark Statement (2015) on Master’s degrees in business and management (Type 1). For further information on this, please contact us at info@iimtstudies.co.uk.

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)

RPL (sometimes referred to as APL) may be claimed by a learner in situations where: 1. The learner has already studied SCQF/RQF equivalent Level 7 units that meet the learning outcomes of the units of this programme. .
2.  The learner can also produce evidence to demonstrate how each of the assessment criteria have already been met.

In such a case, those matching units can be exempted from study, credits can be claimed, and the evidence supporting the RPL claim can be included in the learner’s portfolio of evidence when claiming the award.

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ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management (International)(2023)​

National Occupational Standards (NOS)

Assessments in the form of management reports with a strong practical and professional orientation to the workplace will include:

Formative assessment will include:
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Peer review of work between individuals and groups.

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Material presented in class where clarity of argument, theoretical bases and evidence of depth of thought is supported with references to theory and currency of thought.

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Feedback in class situations on topics of current interest, and from textual material and research papers and articles.

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Evidence of the breadth of research may include internet sources where appropriate to the curriculum topics covered.

Summative assessment will be by assignment but the work needed may involve:
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Individual/group assessment

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Summative self-evaluation and critical reflection

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Written and/or oral forms of submission/presentation

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Case study evaluation for assignments

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Oral presentations both as groups and individuals

National Occupational Standards (NOS)

Assessments in the form of management reports with a strong practical and professional orientation to the workplace will include:

Formative assessment will include:
Summative assessment will be by assignment but the work needed may involve:

Course Details

Learners taking the International Pathway take the five core units and the three units from the International Pathway. For more information on this, please contact us at info@iimtstudies.co.uk.
 
Unit Name Unit Aims Credits Mandatory
Strategic Planning The aim of this unit is to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills necessary to develop an organisational strategic plan. 15 Yes
Finance for Strategic Managers The learners will develop knowledge, understanding and skills that will enable them to analyse internal and publicly available financial information. This will help to inform strategic decision making. 15 Yes
Research for Strategic Development The aim of this unit is to develop the knowledge, understanding and skills required to carry out research to meet the needs of strategic business management. 15 Yes
Organisational Behaviour The aim of this unit is to help learners develop an understanding of how organisational behaviour, structure, culture, motivation, creativity and leadership impact on an organisation’s effectiveness and efficiency. 15 Yes
Personal Development for Leadership and Strategic Management This unit aims to help learners develop their own personal leadership and management skills in the context of the creation and achievement of organisational vision and strategic direction. 15 Yes
International Business Environment The unit will enable learners to explore the changing international business environment and develop knowledge and understanding of how organisations respond. 15 Yes
International Marketing This unit enables learners to understand the requirements of international marketing, in particular, the financial considerations to be taken into account in entering and operating in international markets. Learners will also be able to develop an international marketing strategy and understand the implications and requirements of international marketing communications. 15 Yes
International Finance The unit will allow learners to consider the importance of International Accounting Standards and the international financial environment for decision making within businesses and organisations. Particular attention is paid to analysing the role of international financial markets in creating opportunities and risks for organisations, especially those operating in a multinational context. Learners will gain experience in assessing strategic options and making appropriate recommendations. 15 Yes

Additional Information

The learning outcomes will be achieved by the use of the following learning and teaching methods and strategies:

  • Learning and teaching situations such as lectures, tutorials and seminars
  • Live and simulated case studies
  • Independent and group activities (class and non-class based)
  • Speakers and subject specialists

The lectures & course material and assessments will be in English Language.

The faculties will be drawn from Corporate Sector & the Academy field.

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