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Business and Strategic Management

ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma


Course Code: 603/0629/4

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Study Options: Distance Learning

Accreditation -ATHE

Qualification level: 7

Starting: January, March, June, July, October, November

Fees -TBC

About the Course

These ATHE core management qualifications comprise of progression to University degrees. They also provide progression from levels 3 to 7 and ATHE has developed this program through input from colleges, higher education institutions and sector skills councils. There are also other units which are included at every level these qualifications.

Entry Requirements

These qualifications provide a flexible route for learners who have already achieved management qualifications at a lower level as well as for learners who do not have business or management qualifications, but may have qualifications in other areas and/or prior management experience in the work place. Age: 19 +
Entry profile: A first degree in business, management or related subject A level 6 qualification, for example an ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Management May also have relevant work experience Futher Documents High School / Diploma Transcript Curriculum Vitae International Passport/ Any form of ID 1 Academic/ Work Reference letter

Progression Routes

You can progress to an MBA Top-up from the ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management. The MBA Top-up typically takes 9 months to study and varies in price from £3,360 to £6,250 depending on which university you apply to. For information on MBA top-ups please see www.athe.co.uk/progression

Qualification Specifications

Each of the ATHE qualifications’ details are contained within a qualification specification document which includes the learning outcomes, assessment criteria, indicative content and further information. Qualification specifications can be downloaded on their individual pages.

What you would learn

Core Units

  • Strategic Planning
  • Finance for Strategic Managers
  • Research for Strategic Development
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Personal Development for Leadership and Strategic Management
Optional Units: Learners can specify a specialised pathway by taking a predevised combination of these optional units, or take a selection to their own taste or needs to complete a general pathway. • International Business Environment • Developing Organisational Vision and Strategic Direction • International Finance • Quantitative Methods • Strategic Marketing • International Marketing • Corporate Communication Strategies • Strategic Human Resource Management • Managing Continuous Organisational Improvement ATHE has developed pathways which will enable learners to specialise in an area of their choice if they prefer. These pathways are: General (unendorsed) Finance Marketing Managing People International ATHE have created two sizes of qualification – 60 credits and 120 credits Further Reading Information Sheet – Level 7 Management Qualification Specification – Level 7 Management

Qualification Pathways

ATHE Level 7 Diploma or Extended in Strategic Management (Finance) ATHE Level 7 Diploma or Extended in Strategic Management (Marketing) ATHE Level 7 Diploma or Extended in Strategic Management (Managing People) ATHE Level 7 Diploma or Extended in Strategic Management (International)