ATHE - Level 7 Postgraduate Diploma of Strategic Management

The Postgraduate Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management is the ideal pathway for students wishing to complete a related
Masters degree at universities in some of the world's top study destinations.

This qualification is awarded by ATHE and is government accredited by OFQUAL in the UK and  provides a solid grounding and depth of understanding of a broad range of theory, practical business strategies and applications.


Perfect for the busy Senior Manager, this postgraduate qualification can be taken standalone or as an effective pathway into the
final year of a related Masters degree.

Delivered by the Online Business School, this program is made of 30 interactive course modules, this program is designed to equip you with the professional skills you need to be an effective leader and give you the confidence to apply the latest theory and ideas to reallife situations.

Course modules
  • Qualities of effective leadership

  • Developing interpersonal skills

  • Motivating and influencing people

  • Making decisions

  • Creativity and problem solving

  • Study and use of management theories

  • The external environments of business

  • Culture and ethics

  • Governance and directorships

  • Analysing the competition

  • Marketing strategy

  • High performance sales

  • E-Marketing communication

  • Customers and their needs

  • Strategic HR management

  • Recruiting and CPD

  • Performance analysis

  • Interpreting business accounts

  • Tools of financial analysis

  • Managing cash and working capital

  • Exercises in Quantitative Techniques

  • Impact of Technology on Business

  • Innovation and R&D

  • Implement and Manage Quality Systems

  • Strategic Planning Tools

  • Strategic and Systems Management

  • The Business Plan

  • Developing High Performance Teams

  • Managing Projects

  • Strategies for Growth

Course duration

9-12 months (average)

Students can study at their own pace

Entry requirements

- Bachelor degree or

- Non-graduate with at least 5 years of management experience

Intake dates

Students can enrol anytime (365 days / year)


Delivery method


University Pathways

Program inclusions

Each Pathway program includes full access to the IELTS preparation course and professional development short courses.


Although the courses are optional, we recommend that students take full advantage of these highly valuable education resources.

UPI graduates can to progress to a number of universities in Australia, United States, United Kingdom and Canada.

For more information on university pathways, click here.