Pre-MBA - PEARSON BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (RQF)

Access Duration - 540 Days
Awarded By  Awarded By "Pearson BTEC"
Guided Learning Hour 270 Guided Learning Hours (270)
12 Credits 120 Credits
Course Material Course Material
Number of Modules 06 Number of Modules 06
Assessment Included Assessment Included
Tutor Support Personalised Tutor Support
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What Will I Learn?

Understand the relationship between strategic management and leadership
Understand the role of logistics and procurement in supply chain management
Understand techniques used to interpret data in a research proposal
Be able to assess personal and professional skills required to achieve strategic goals
Be able to recommend cost reduction and management processes for an organization
Be able to implement a personal development plan

Are you looking to become an MBA graduate?

This course is the first step. You can gain an MBA qualification within 6 – 12 months in most of the universities by completing this Pre-MBA – PEARSON BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (RQF). This course gives you the opportunity to enrol for the MBA Top-up programme that can be completed within 6 – 12 months in most of the Universities in UK and International.

Developed for Senior Managers who have the responsibility to translating organisational strategy into effective performance, this course allows managers to understand and focus on the requirements of implementing an organisation’s strategy. This qualification reflects current best practice in Strategic Management and Leadership, allowing candidates to expand their high-level understanding of Strategic Management and Leadership in the workplace.

The Pre-MBA – PEARSON BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (RQF) introduces the skills, qualities, and knowledge that may be required for employment in a particular vocational sector.

Studying a Pre-MBA – PEARSON BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (RQF) will provide you with a fantastic platform to progress and develop your leadership skills. The Pre-MBA – PEARSON BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (RQF) builds on the skills and knowledge already retained by the student and will provide them with a greater understanding of the various roles and responsibilities involved in strategic management. This is completed by focusing on the specific areas of management tailored to their qualifications and professional needs. It is designed for those in senior management roles or for those aspiring to gain this title.

Studying with Global Edulink has many advantages. The course material is delivered straight to you, and can be adapted to fit in with your lifestyle. It is created by experts within the industry, meaning you are receiving accurate information, which is up-to-date and easy to understand. This course is comprised of professionally narrated e-Learning modules, interactive quizzes, tests and exams. All delivered through a system that you will have access to 24 hours a day, 7 days a week for 540 days (18 months). An effective support service and study materials will build your confidence to study efficiently and guide you to secure your qualification.

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.

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Learners will need to be over the age of 19, and must demonstrate one of the following:
  • Bachelor Degree (or equivalent) / Level 6 qualification (or equivalent) / Mature applicant with A level (or equivalent) and work experience
  • If English is not your first language, you need to have an IELTS 6.0 or CEFR level B2 (or equivalent).
In order to qualify for the program, you will need to submit a completed application form which will be provided to you. This form should be provided to us within a month of enrolment along with the following;
  • Proof of educational qualifications
  • Proof of work experience
  • Proof of 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.

You will have 18 Months access to your online study platform from the date you purchased the course. The course is self-paced so you decide how fast or slow the training goes. You can complete the course in stages revisiting the training at any time.

The Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is a 1200 TQT, 120-credit qualification that consists of three mandatory units plus optional units that provide for a combined total of 120 credits (where at least 115 credits must be at Level 7 or above).

To pass this course, learners 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

This course consists of eleven units, and is assessed by ten written assignments. You will need to submit these assignments online via the online learning portal, they will then be subject to internal assessment and external moderation. Your tutor will observe your progress and provide you with assistance throughout the duration of the course.

The Pearson BTEC Level 7 Professional qualifications in Strategic Management and Leadership have been developed to give learners the opportunity to:

  • Engage in learning that is relevant to them and which gives them opportunities to develop a range of skills, techniques and attributes essential for successful performance in working life
  • Achieve a nationally recognised Level 7 vocationally-related qualification
  • Progress to employment in a particular vocational sector
  • Progress to related general and/or vocational qualifications
  • Qualification type: BTEC Professional qualification
  • Qualification title: Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Level: Level 7
  • Accreditation status: Accredited
  • Guided Learning Hours (GLH): 270
  • Credits: 120
  • Total Qualification Time (TQT): 1200
  • Qualification number (QN): 603/5909/2
  • Availability: UK and international

On successful completion of this course, you will be awarded with a PEARSON BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (RQF).

According to the specifications of Pearson, Learners are now allowed to gain certification on single units. Learners who are looking for unit certifications are to contact our Program Management Department

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 7 Extended Diploma provides an even broader work-related focus than the Pearson BTEC Level 7 Diploma and is particularly useful for learners who wish to progress to an MBA or other Master’s degree programme.

The BTEC Level 7 qualifications in Strategic Management and Leadership provide learners the realistic and appropriate career-related opportunities worldwide for 21st-century employment markets.

Completion of the Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership can be your first step towards the Master Degree in Management and Leadership or MBA. You can gain an MBA qualification within 6 – 12 months in most of the universities by completing this Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership course.

Course Curriculum

Getting Started
Getting Started
Course Induction
Hand Book
Whom To Contact?
Academic Appeals Policy
Access to Fair Assessment Policy
Complaints Policy
Awarding Body Registration
Awarding Body Registration – Pearson BTEC Level 7 Certificate/ Diploma/ Extended Diploma
Qualification Specification
Qualification Specification – Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership
Module Book
Module Book – Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (RQF)
Strategic Leadership Management (20 credits)
Strategic Leadership Management
Recommended Books & Reading Materials – Strategic Leadership Management
Sample Assignment – Strategic Leadership Management
Assignment Brief – Strategic Leadership Management
Strategic Change Management (20 credits)
Strategic Change Management
Recommended Books & Reading Materials – Strategic Change Management
Assignment Brief – Strategic Change Management
Strategic Marketing Management (20 credits)
Strategic Marketing Management
Recommended Books & Reading Materials – Strategic Marketing Management
Sample Assignment – Strategic Marketing Management
Assignment Brief – Strategic Marketing Management
Strategic HRM (20 credits)
Strategic HRM
Recommended Books & Reading Materials – Strategic HRM
Assignment Brief – Strategic HRM
Strategic supply chain management (20 credits)
Strategic supply chain management
Recommended Books & Reading Materials – Strategic supply chain management
Assignment Brief – Strategic supply chain management
Research Methods (20 credits)
Research Methods
Recommended Books & Reading Materials – Research Methods
Assignment Brief – Research Methods
Reference Guidence
Harvard Referencing Guidance
Submit Your Assignment
(A) Assignment Submission – Pre-MBA PEARSON BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma
PEARSON BTEC Level 7 – Assignment Resubmission


Yes, you will be eligible for senior managerial roles
Yes, you can follow an MBA programme
You will receive all the necessary study materials to ensure you complete the
course successfully.
This is assignment-based and you must meet the relevant assessment criteria.

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    B L

    Blair Lane

    January 13, 2022
    Super Pre-MBA offering

    This BTEC Pre-MBA diploma will allow me to finish my MBA earlier. A truly deserving five-star course.

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    Gene White

    December 17, 2021
    Excellent qualification!

    I’m giving it 4 stars, but found this course completely tailored to my future educational and career needs. Highly recommendable.

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    Skylar Parry

    August 28, 2021

    The lectures were awesome from start to finish. Each lesson enhanced my knowledge one step further.

    J C

    Jude Clarke

    May 06, 2021
    A perfect fit for my job needs

    I am a manager in a UK-based technology firm. I needed to enhance my conflict and strategic management skills. This course perfectly suited my needs. Thank you.

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    Caden Nicholson

    March 22, 2021
    I feel so grateful

    I am grateful to your team. This platform felt so comfortable to complete the Diploma from start to finish.

    A G

    Ashley Gordon

    January 19, 2021
    Useful Course

    Fully worthwhile the time and money spent on studying this course. Highly beneficial to my career as I take on more leadership responsibilities in the workplace.

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    Steff Reynolds

    December 12, 2020
    Great Course!!!

    Studying this course was a great payoff to me. Qualifying in the Pre-MBA has become an entry point to take my career to the next level.

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    Glenn Anderson

    December 02, 2020
    Great Course

    Very complex subject, and extensive course content. Overall, it was presented rather well.

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    Ash Bradley

    November 12, 2020
    Great Learning Experience

    I studied this course to enrol for the MBA top up programme. As a senior manager who has seen pretty much of what leadership means, I must say this course was still able to surprise me quite a bit.

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