Business Strategic Management, MBA Advance Entry (level 7)

University Pathways Level 7 Courses.

Many Universities will accept 120 credits as advanced entry onto an MBA top up. It should be noted that Universities with AMBA accredited MBAs will not accept any exemptions but will usually accept Level 6 or Level 7 as entry qualifications.

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The ATHE Level 7 Extended 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 include 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! The modules are ATHE recognised and are written against prescribed learning outcomes defined by the Qualifications and Credit Framework (QCF) administered by Ofqual, the Government appointed regulator.

Entry Requirements
Age: above 21 years old

Academic Requirements: any one of the following:

  • Undergraduate Level in the field of Business/Management/Administrative Management/Finance/Accounting
  • ATHE Level 6 Diploma in Management/Business and Administrative Management
Module Structure
Course Duration:
10 – 12 months
Modules
Strategic and Leadership Skills
1. Qualities of effective leadership
2. Developing interpersonal skills
3. Motivating and influencing people
4. Making Decisions 
Personal Leadership & Management Development

5. Creativity and Problem Solving
6. Studying and Using Management Theories

Strategic Change Management
7. The External operating environment of business
8. Impact of technology on business
9. Governance and Directorships

Strategic Marketing Management
10. Analyzing the Competition
11. Marketing strategy
12. High-performance sales
13. E-Marketing communication
14. Customers and their needs

Strategic HRM
15. Strategic HRM
16. Recruitment and CPD
17. Measuring and rewarding performance

Financial Principles
18. Interpreting Business Accounts
19. Tools of Financial Analysis
20. Managing Cash and Working Capital
21. Qualities of effective leadership 
Creative and Innovative Management

22. Culture and Ethics
23. Innovation and R&D

Strategic Quality & Systems Management
24. Strategic and Systems Management
25. Implementing and Managing Quality Systems

Strategy Planning
26. Strategic planning tools
27. Strategies for Growth
28. The business plan

Developing successful Teams
29. Developing high-performance teams

Project Development
30. Managing Projects

“This world-class international MBA programme focuses on you as a leader from the very beginning”

 
Grading
Graduation Requirements:
Learners will have to complete the following assignments:

Multiple Choice Assessment When:
at the end of all module

No of Questions: 30

Duration: 1hour

Mode: Online

Note: Learners MUST pass the MCA before they can proceed to the next module

RESIT Fee: RM 200 each module

8 Assignments

  • There are 8 assignments to be completed.
  • An Assignment; the word count for the assignment is 5,000 – 8,000 words.
  • Students have to submit all the assignments in soft copy.
  • Assignment topics and details will be issued to the students after the end of the modules.
Each assignment is assessed as Pass or Fail. A pass grade is achieved by meeting ALL the requirements defined in the assessment criteria for each module. Students who do not meet ALL the requirements defined in the assessment criteria for each module will be deemed to have failed.
Learning Outcomes
1) Diploma in Strategic Management  (Level 7) – issued by ATHE, UK
2) Progression to semester 3:
MBA Top Up with University. ATHE has direct articulation arrangement with several Universities which give full recognition for entry
Written Assignments

The ATHE Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management Course has 30 modules and 8 written assignments. On completion of the modules, students will be given access to the assignments. The assignments are approximately 5000-8000 words each. Students are provided support on the modules and assignments via the ‘Tutor’ section of the learning platform.

The Assignment unit titles for the level 7 course are:

  1. Strategic Marketing
  2. Personal development for leadership and strategic management
  3.  Organisational behaviour
  4. Strategic planning
  5. Research for strategic development
  6. Finance for strategic managers
  7. Strategic Human resource management.
  8. Corporate communication strategies.

More information about the Level 7 units can be found here https://athe.co.uk/level-7-management-qualifications/

University Top-Up

On completion of this course students have the opportunity to complete an MBA programme from a range of UK universities. The Top up programme can be studied online or on campus.The MBA Top up comprises the final 60 credits which consists of either a dissertation or a dissertation and one module.

Students may Top-up on campus or by distance learning.

Students can apply to any university offering the MBA Top up, the following universities run Top Up programmes by DISTANCE LEARNING:

Birmingham City University

Master of Business Administration (Online) – MBA

University of Bolton

MBA Top-up – £4,100
Master of Business Administration Top Up

University of Sunderland – On Campus

Postgraduate Top up to MBA – £5145

Career Paths

Upon successful completion of the Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management and final year of an accredited postgraduate degree programme, learners will have the skills to execute a professional managerial role in marketing, accounting, business consultancy, and more.

A business management diploma and MBA develops key cognitive skills such as critical thinking, analysis, evaluation, and writing while also establishing presentation and numeracy skills to enhance knowledge and experience. These skills are critical in helping you advance your career.

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