This course is for people who are in, or who aspire to senior management positions. It covers a wide range of management areas, both 'soft' skills and technical knowledge, from a strategic viewpoint. The course content draws on a wide range of management theory and practice, which is then developed and evaluated in class discussion and activities. This is a widely recognised and highly-valued professional qualification for managers.
There are nine units in this qualification including: Personal Development as a Strategic leader; Strategic Performance Management; Financial Management; Strategic Information Management; Conducting a Strategic Management Project; Organisational Direction; plus 3 other units.
All modules are assessed by coursework there are no examinations. Some modules are assessed by an assignment based on the workplace. Others are based on case-studies or practical tasks. A typical assessment for a unit would be to produce a strategic plan for human resources. Most reports have a suggested word count of 3,000 - 3,500 words. Support and guidance is given on the research skills needed on the course.
Professionally accredited courses provide industry-wide recognition of the quality of your qualification.
- Chartered Management Institute
Although a level 5 professional diploma in management studies is the principal entry requirement for this course, applicants with a relevant degree (e.g. Business), or with substantial senior management experience will also be welcome. Students usually need one or more of the following: A level 5 management qualification; a business-related degree; substantial experience in a management role; learners must be employed by an organisation to complete assignments.
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£2,500||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Because the college does not have large class sizes you get much more support and attention while you are learning, as well as tutorial support throughout your studies