Certificate in Management at QLS Level 5

Access Duration - 365 Days
Guided Learning Hour 180 Guided Learning Hours (180)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 04 Number of Modules 04
4.5( 4 REVIEWS )

What Will I Learn?

Understand leadership and management principles and theories
Understand the role of strategic planning in an organisation
Understand the impact of internal and external factors on an organisation
Understand the role of information in strategic decision making
Understand the contribution of marketing to organisational objectives


If you aspire to have a rewarding career in management, the Certificate in Management at QLS Level 5 will equip you with formal recognition of these skills and expertise to gain job roles in senior management positions in an enterprise environment. It is a comprehensive course with a focus on strategic business planning, finance and budgeting and recruitment and selection. Learn strategic management concepts and how they can be applied to achieve organisational goals. You will learn to define strategic implementation and understand a strategic plan is important to an organisation. You will become confident in making crucial decisions that will benefit the performance of the organisation.

Strategic management is vital in the decision-making process. The Certificate in Management at QLS Level 5 will feature key modules which will be explored in-depth to ensure learners gain a complete understanding of the topics at hand. This course is designed to teach individuals everything they need to know about strategic management, internal and external analysis and strategic competitiveness.

The course is created by industry experts and allows learners to receive new and up to date information which can be applied in real-world scenarios. By the completion of the course, learners will gain a valuable skillset and a boost to their resume.

This course has been endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme for its high-quality, non-regulated provision and training programmes. This course is not regulated by Ofqual and is not an accredited qualification. We will be able to advise you on any further recognition, for example progression routes into further and/or higher education. For further information please visit the Learner FAQs on the Quality Licence Scheme website.

Why You Should Consider Taking this Course at Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain skills and training that will give you the opportunity to put into practice your knowledge and expertise in an IT or corporate environment. You can study at your own pace at Global Edulink and you will be provided with all the necessary material, tutorials, qualified course instructor, narrated e-learning modules and free resources which include Free CV writing pack, free career support and course demo to make your learning experience more enriching and rewarding.

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The course will be directly delivered to you, and you have 12 months access to the online learning platform from the date you joined the course.  The course is self-paced and you can complete it in stages, revisiting the lessons at any time.

  • Individuals aspiring to take on roles in management
  • Individuals looking to gain senior management positions
  • Learners should be age 19 or over, and must have a basic understanding of Maths, English, and ICT.
  • A qualification at level 4 or above in any discipline.

This online course will be evaluated through written assignments. In order to complete this programme successfully, all students are required to complete a series of assignments. The completed assignments must be submitted via the online portal. Your instructor will review and evaluate your work and provide your feedback based on how well you have completed your assignments.

Those who successfully complete the course will be issued the Certificate in Management at QLS Level 5 by the Quality Licence Scheme.

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through our awarding organisations we have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. We are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Our knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables us to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

Once you successfully qualify in the Certificate in Management at QLS Level 5, learners will gain an introduction to the skills, qualities and knowledge that may be required for employment in a particular vocational sector. This course provides learners with realistic and appropriate career related opportunities worldwide for 21st century employment markets. After the successful completion of this course, learners can go on to study Levels 6 and 7 in Strategic Management, and gain employment opportunities in positions such as Senior Manager, Director and Head of Department.

Key Features

Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
Access to Excellent Quality Study Materials
Personalised Learning Experience
Support by Phone, Live Chat, and Email
Eligible for TOTUM Discount Card
UK Register of Learning Providers Reg No : 10053842

Course Curriculum

1: Principles of Management and Leadership
Principles of Management and Leadership
Leadership and management
The Three Important Differences
Leadership Principles
Strategic vision
Some not-so-great Vision Statements
The Process
Leadership Theories
Leadership and management styles
The Six Emotional Leadership Styles
Adaptive management
Ethical dimensions
Performance management
2: Strategic Business Management and Planning
Strategic Business Management and Planning
Role of strategic planning in organisations
Business objectives
Impact of internal and external factors
Strategic planning
Business environment
Strategies for achieve competitive advantage
Competitive advantage
The environmental factors
Environmental factors
3: Strategic Decision Making
Strategic Decision Making
Role of information in strategic decision making
Type of information
Competitive advantage
Four Methods of Competitive Advantages
How to Evaluate Corporate Strategy
Information systems
Effective Communication Networking
Management information systems
MIS and Small Business
Decision Support System –DSS
How information systems support business activity
Formulating plans
Goal setting
Decision making
Quantitative approaches to strategic decision making
Quantitative approaches
Systems approaches to strategic decision making
Systems approaches
Decision making theories
4: Marketing Management
Marketing Management
Marketing for achieve organisational objectives
Marketing orientation
Mix proposals that exploit marketing opportunities
Marketing mix
Understand how to develop a marketing strategy
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Students feedback


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    Blair Ellis

    October 20, 2020

    The course was on par with excellence!

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    Maddox Walsh

    September 16, 2020
    In-depth course

    The course defined strategic planning and the impact of internal and external factors in an organisation.

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    Sam George

    August 13, 2020
    Improved my knowledge

    As a manager in a company, this course was beneficial to me. I was able to understand organisational objectives on a deeper level and learn why it is important to the decision-making process.

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    Jody Wallace

    August 07, 2020
    Very good

    Great course. Good content and material. Plenty of resources to refer back to anytime.

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