Diploma in Administration and Leadership Practices at QLS Level 5

Access Duration - 365 Days
Guided Learning Hour 550 Guided Learning Hours (550)
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 07 Number of Modules 07
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What Will I Learn?

Understand leadership management principles and theories
Learn about internal and external factors and how they can influence an organisation
Understand systems approaches to strategic decision-making
Learn of the role of strategic planning in an organisation
Understand the role of information in strategic decision-making


If you wish to extend the work-related focus from the QLS Level 4 Diploma, the Diploma in Administration and Leadership Practices at QLS Level 5 will equip you with formal recognition of these skills and expertise to take on a leadership role within an organisation. This is a comprehensive course that offers individuals a great opportunity to advance in their career or continue to enhance their academic knowledge by continuing with Level 6 and Level 7 programmes. You will become effective and competent at management and gain the opportunity to work across a wide spectrum of industries. These are specialist skills that are in high demand, and qualifying in this course will make you a marketable candidate.

The Diploma in Administration and Leadership Practices 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 for individuals already in managerial positions and want to progress to top management roles. The qualification provides an opportunity for individuals who wish to apply their knowledge of leadership practices and become accomplished in the desired employment.

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. The qualification will also prepare individuals who want to follow a specific area of work or gain employment in a vocational sector.

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.

Please Note: This Course is Based on USA Standards.

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 in managerial and leadership positions looking to further advance in their careers
  • 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 Diploma in Administration and Leadership Practices 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 Diploma in Administration and Leadership Practices 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. Learners can also go on to study and progress onto a range of management and other professional qualifications at Level 6, or the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management. This qualification will assist learners to seek progression to job roles including Senior Manager, Director and Head of Department.

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Gain an Accredited UK Qualification
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Personalised Learning Experience
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Course Curriculum

1: Principles of Management and Leadership
Principles of Management and Leadership
The Leadership and management theories and principles
Understand leadership styles
Understand motivation and empowerment
The management of performance
2: Strategic Business Management and Planning
Strategic Business Management and Planning
The role of strategic planning in organisations
The impact of internal and external factors on organisations
The strategies to achieve competitive advantage
The environmental factors
3: Strategic Decision Making
Strategic Decision Making
The role of information in strategic decision making
How information systems support business activity
Quantitative approaches to strategic decision making
Systems approaches to strategic decision making
4: Marketing Management
Marketing Management
The contribution of marketing
How to make marketing mix proposals
How to develop a marketing strategy
5: Strategic Project Management
Strategic Project Management
The impact of strategic objectives on project selection and management
The elements of a project planning process
How to implement the project plan
6: Successful Business Team Development
Successful Business Team Development
The characteristics of successful business teams
How to develop successful business teams
7: Budget Management
Budget Management
The impact of internal and external factors
How to Manage a budget
How to analyse cost information in business
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    Sam Scott

    November 20, 2020
    Very focused

    If you want a leadership role in an organisation, this course will help you get there. I recently completed this course and I couldn’t be more pleased with the outcome.

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    Chris Turner

    November 19, 2020
    Great video series

    The video series was well structured and presented. It was easy to get a good grasp of the entirety of management and leadership.

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    Ali Cooke

    October 02, 2020
    Practical training

    Learned key elements on leadership management theories and principles and the approaches to strategic decision-making.

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    Fran Nicholson

    September 14, 2020
    Good service

    The customer support was very good, and I’m happy with the way they approached me, always ready to lend a helping hand.

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