Pearson BTEC Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership

Access Duration - 365 Days
Awarded By  Awarded By "Pearson BTEC"
Guided Learning Hour 117 Guided Learning Hours (117)
12 Credits 23 Credits
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 04 Number of Modules 04
Assessment Included Assessment Included
Tutor Support Personalised Tutor Support
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What Will I Learn?

Understand leadership and management theories and principles
Understand the role of strategic planning in organizations
Understand the impact of internal and external factors on organisations
Understand the role of information in strategic decision – making
Understand systems approaches to strategic decision – making
Understand the contribution of marketing to the achievement of organizational objectives


The Pearson BTEC Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership is a comprehensive program in strategic management and is specifically designed to enable manager and those aspiring to gain the titles to equip themselves with skills and technical knowledge to help empower them at the next hierarchy.  The qualification will assist individuals to take on additional management responsibilities and gain an understanding in strategic business planning, recruitment and selection and finance and budgeting.

The Pearson BTEC Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership is designed to aid individuals wishing to follow the programme that is relevant to their current employment or future job role. The qualification is also suitable for learners who want to move into employment in management following a career move.

Why Choose Global Edulink?

Global Edulink offers the most convenient path to gain recognised 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.

Entry Requirement

Learners should be over the age of 19, and must demonstrate one of the following:

  • Level 4 qualification (or equivalent) / Mature applicant with A level (or equivalent) and work experience in a middle management role or have recent middle management experience in a paid or voluntary capacity.
  • If English is not your first language, you need to produce a recognised proof of your English language proficiency.

Upon submission of the documents your application will be reviewed. If you fail to meet the entry requirements of the program your application will not be accepted.

If you would like an informal chat with a course advisor prior to enrol, please email your contact details to Course Advisors at: and a Course Advisor will contact you to arrange a convenient time to answer any questions you may have about the course.

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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 lectures at anytime.
The Pearson BTEC Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership is a 230 TQT, 23-credit and 117-guided-learning-hour (GLH) qualification that consists of 4 modules. Mandatory Units 
  • Unit 1: Principles of Management and Leadership
  • Unit 2: Strategic Business Management and Planning
Optional Units 
  • Unit 3: Strategic Decision Making
  • Unit 4: Marketing Management
To pass this course the learner must have successfully passed all the assessment criteria. The purpose of assessment is to ensure that effective learning has taken place to give learners the opportunity to:
  • Meet the standard determined by the assessment criteria
  • Achieve the learning outcomes
All units within these qualifications are internally assessed. The qualifications are criterion referenced, based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.
The Pearson BTEC Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership has been developed to give learners the opportunity to:
  • Engage in learning that is relevant to them and which will provide opportunities to develop a range of skills and techniques, personal skills and attributes which are essential to successful performance
  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 5 vocationally-related qualification
  • Progress in their employment and reach senior management roles
  • Progress to related general and/or vocational qualifications such as Finance, Marketing, Recruitment and Selection; or leading and management within a specific vocational sector
  • Qualification type:BTEC Professional qualification
  • Qualification title:Pearson BTEC Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership
  • Level:Level 5
  • Accreditation status:Accredited
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH):117
  • Credits:23
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT):230
  • Qualification number (QN):601/3803/8
  • Availability:UK and international
On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded the Pearson BTEC Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership.
Pearson BTEC is a leading, learning company worldwide. Pearson believes that learning is key to improving one’s opportunities in life. Pearson collaborates with leading educational organisations to offer learners content, curricula, assessment and training. BTEC has a route that every learner can take, whether you are self-employed or want to enter a top university. BTEC courses are of the highest quality, providing hands-on experience. You can develop invaluable skills that will make you a highly marketable candidate for your future career.
The Pearson BTEC Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership provides 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 successful completion of this course, learners can go on to study and progress onto a range of management and other professional qualifications at level 6 and above, such as the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management. This qualification will assist learners to seek progression to Senior Manager, Director and Head of Department job roles.

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

Getting Started
Getting Started
Equity and Access Policy
Complaints Policy
Academic Appeals Policy
Whom To Contact?
Qualification Specification
Qualification Specification- Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership
Awarding Body Registration
Awarding Body Registration
Module Book
Module Book- Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership
1: Principles of Management and Leadership
Principles of Management and Leadership – Unit 1
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Assignment Brief
2: Strategic Business Management and Planning
Strategic Business Management and Planning – Unit 2
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Assignment Brief
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3: Strategic Decision Making
Strategic Decision Making – Unit 3
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Assignment Brief
4: Marketing Management
Marketing Management – Unit 13
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Harvard Referencing Guide
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    C M

    Cohen Mcdonald

    October 02, 2019
    Good Job

    Good course but would have preferred a more engaging training. But the content was extensive so I was able to learn a lot through this strategic management and leadership training.

    E H

    Everly Harper

    September 15, 2019
    Meaningful course

    This course has already helped me in my job as a manager in the corporate world.

    P W

    Piper Wood

    August 21, 2019
    The course material was great

    I loved this course; the materials are very interesting and easy to understand. The support received throughout was excellent.

    A D

    Adam Day

    July 25, 2019
    A comprehensive course

    This course is very simplified and comprehensive. Good learning portal.

    R H

    Rose Howard

    June 10, 2019
    High Quality Course

    The course was great and easy to follow and the support team were so helpful. The content is exactly the sort of knowledge I want to gain; which is how to be a purposeful leader.

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