Level 7 Professional qualifications in Strategic Management and Leadership are designed to provide focused and specialist vocational short courses, linked to professional body requirements and National Occupational Standards where appropriate, with a clear work-related emphasis. The qualifications provide short vocational programmes of study that meet the individual needs of learners. There is a strong emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding in the sector.

They are particularly suitable for more mature learners who wish to follow a short programme of study that is directly related to their work experience or to an aspect of employment that they wish to move into in due course.

Upon successful completion of these qualifications, national recognition by employers enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their study in the vocational area.

To study the Level 7 Qualification in Strategic Management & Leadership at CUST you will need to be at least 19 years old and meet the following criteria:

International Students

  • IELTS Score of 5.0 or Higher / TOEFL Score of 70 or Higher
  • A relevant Management Qualification at level 5 or 6
  • Be working in a Senior Managerial / Leadership role
  • Current Passport
  • Written reference(s)

Unit Mandatory Units - All 3 Must Be Taken Credit
1 Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills 10
2 Professional Development for Strategic Managers 5
3 Strategic Change Management 10
Unit Optional Units - Choose A Minimum Of 95 Credits Credit
4 Developing Corporate Culture 5
5 Leading E-Strategy 10
6 Creative and Innovative Management 10
7 Strategic Marketing Management 10
8 Corporate Communication Strategies 10
9 Managing Corporate Responsibility in the Wider Business Environment 10
10 Strategic Human Resource Management 10
11 Strategic Quality and Systems Management 10
12 Strategic Planning 15
13 Managing Financial Principles and Techniques 15
14 Strategic Supply Chain Management and Logistics 15
15 Developing Successful Business Teams 5
16 Research Methods for Strategic Managers 15
17 Project Development and Implementation for Strategic Managers 20