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Level 7 in Strategic Management and Leadership


Take your senior leadership abilities to the next level. Develop strategic skills and learn innovative methodologies that will support you as a senior manager.

Who it's for
The Level 7 qualifications in Management and Leadership are suited for directors and senior managers who have the responsibility to translate organisational strategy into effective performance.
Level of study
The Level 7 Management and Leadership qualifications are available to study at Award, Certificate, Diploma and Extended Diploma levels.
Award: Our Level 7 Award will build on the managerial skills and knowledge you already have. It will give you a greater understanding of the various roles and responsibilities involved in strategic management. The Award takes approximately 1 to 3 months to complete.
Certificate: A more extensive qualification, our Level 7 Certificate gives a broader knowledge of effective management skills while focusing on the specific areas appropriate to you and your workplace. The Certificate takes approximately 3 to 6 months to complete.
Diploma: With a more comprehensive structure, our Level 7 Diploma gives you all the key skills and competencies you'll need to become an effective strategic manager. The Diploma takes approximately 6 to 12 months to complete.
Extended Diploma: The Level 7 Extended Diploma builds upon the key skills and competencies needed to be an effective strategic manager and gives you full Chartered Management Institute (CMI) status.
What you will learn
Depending on your module choice, you may learn:
  • Developing performance management strategies
  • Personal leadership development as a strategic manager
  • Financial planning and management
  • Implementing organisational change strategies
  • Developing a marketing strategy


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification, however you should use your workplace to demonstrate work practice and have sufficient capacity to the right level to undertake learning and assessment. In addition, you should:
  • Be currently in a senior management position
  • Understand management and leadership concepts relevant to the qualification
  • Be able to produce up-to-date workplace evidence of your competence including a strategic plan you have developed
  • Be able to communicate clearly in standard written English


How you will be supported
Our emphasis is always on a positive and constructive experience with best long-term benefits for you and your organisation. During the qualification, you will receive quality support from an experienced and highly qualified assessor who has an intimate knowledge of the course material.
By studying this qualification, you will also gain membership to the Chartered Management Institute (CMI). As a studying member of the CMI, you will benefit from a comprehensive range of products and services that will help you develop into a more efficient manager capable of making a greater impact within your organisation. 
Why study with PNE Development?
We have an exceptional track record of delivering powerful results, having supported hundreds of organisations and professionals to develop their professional performance since 1980. Our qualifications are flexible, professional, affordable, supported and accessible. Find out what you can expect when you study with us.
Ready to take the next step?
If you are interested in obtaining a qualification with PNE Development, contact a member of team on 0191 691 4901 or For our qualification prices, download our Qualification Brochure.


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