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 Graduate School Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management


 


The Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management is a 30 module (120 credit) course, with 40 guided learning hours per module. All modules have an additional 30-50 learning hours of optional materials which includes recommended exercises, reading and internet resources.


On completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management, learners will have the skills to execute a professional managerial role in marketing, accounting, business consultancy and more! Students who wish to study further also have the option to fast track onto an MBA (Top-up) in Business and Management.

 

The modules are ATHE www.atheuk.com recognised and are written against prescribed learning outcomes defined by the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) administered by Ofqual, the Government appointed regulator.


Within the modules are self testing exercises. You must take care in answering these. Although they are not marked nor do they count towards your final assessment, the marking is tested against your scoring on the final assessment to check for consistency of score. Where there is clear inconsistency between the score in a full assessment and the standards reached in the ongoing exercise, Graduate School of Management reserve the right to investigate. On completion of each module, students will be able to complete the associated assessments and then be issued with a Certificate of Completion confirming the levels of study and the learning outcomes achieved.


 

Module Listing


Qualities of Effective Leadership
Learners will explore the making and developing of powerful leaders.

 

Developing Interpersonal Skills 
Connecting and bonding with  people within the commercial sectors is extremely important for good business. This module trains learners in skills to improve and enhance communication techniques to create strong bonds.


Motivating and Influencing People
Inspiring  people to create a unity of direction within business.


Making Decisions
Doing the right things in the right way at the right time. Learners will look at the process of making a good decision.


Creativity and Problem Solving
Do problems pose a threat or are they an opportunity to improve? Here, learners will figure out how to turn a problem into an advantage.


Studying and Using Management Theories

There are many theories concerned with management and the various models developed from these theories. This module looks over these theories with real life examples.


The External Operating Environment of Business
Planning for influences on the business outside your control.


Culture and Ethics
The Culture and ethics involved in the business world today.


Governance and Directorships
Structuring and controlling a business the professional way.


Analysing the Competition
What are my competitors doing, how are they doing it, why are they doing it? Reviewing and analysing competitor actions to enhance managerial roles.


Marketing Strategy 
Creating an effective and successful market presence. Looking at the development of marketing strategies to create successful marketing campaigns.


High Performance Sales
Learners will grasp the key elements of successful selling.


E-Marketing Communication
Understanding and using effective electronic messages to market.


Customers and their Needs
Ensuring that your customers are recognised and valued.


Strategic Human Resource Management
Human Resource Management must play a central role in the strategy of any organization. It is concerned with people as an asset of the business.


Recruiting and CPD
Getting the best people. Developing the best people. Keeping the best people.


Measuring and Rewarding Performance
Knowing and measuring how your people are performing.


Interpreting Business Accounts
Using and understanding the litmus tests of business health.


Tools of Financial Analysis
Resources, tools and techniques to keep a finger on the pulse of the business.


Managing Cash and Working Capital
Cash, cash flow and working capital. The lifeblood of business.


Exercises in Quantitative Techniques
How to use and understand key figures.


Impact of Technology on Business
Analyse and exploit the role of e-business within a business sector.


Innovation and R&D
Creating commercial advantage from innovation and research.


Managing the Supply Chain
Understand your internal and external suppliers as key to effective performance.


Implementing and Managing Quality Systems
Right first time, right every time. The place of quality in business strategy.


Strategic Planning Tools
Resources, tools and ideas to help create an effective business strategy.


Strategic and Systems Management
Options for strategic direction. Making the right choices for your business.


The Business Plan
Creating a plan that targets the stated aims and objectives of a business.


Developing High Performance Teams
Cohesion and teamwork that enhances business performance.


Managing Projects
Getting things done. Using the right tools to run projects.


Strategies for growth
This module explores the different ideas of growth and the various tools, measures and controls at a managers disposal in planning for growth

 

 

Progression Route


 

MBA (Top-Up) 

After completion of Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management from the Graduate School of Management, you could progress to the University of Northampton MBA programme. You would need to fulfil the admission requirements of the University of Northampton for their MBA programme. Please contact the University of Northampton for details of the admission criteria.

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Contact Details 



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For any general queries related to courses please feel free to email us on info@gsom.org.uk


Contact us via phone :- 0203 755 3546

 

 


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