Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management

UAE, Dubai
Dates flexible (6 months)
Course Type
Postgraduate Course
Yes (Details)
Course Fee

Course Overview

ATHE (Awards for Training and Higher Education)

The postgraduate diploma level 7 in Strategic Management provides a fast track progression to a Master’s degree such as MBA or MSC by seeking exemptions from the taught stage of such programmes. The programme is equivalent to level 7 on the national qualification framework and QCF accredited.

This programme emphasises on academic learning as well as employer knowledge and practice. It provides a fast track progression route for those who:

  • are currently studying professional qualifications and wish to proceed to a Master’s degree in business/management
  • have a related degree but wish to proceed to a Master’s level business/management qualification
  • are in employment, at managerial level, and wish to achieve a Master’s level qualification

Unique Nature of the Programme

This postgraduate level programme is unique in that it integrates the academic knowledge available within the specialised areas of Management, and applies this knowledge to a specific and important business group in today’s Business. The courses will focus on different types of companies as for instance high-tech ventures, start-ups and family businesses.

Who should take this course

Mid to senior level managers.


KHDA Approved and Ofqual Regulated

Course content

ATHE (Awards for Training and Higher Education)

Course Structure

Students will be required to successfully complete the following modules in one academic year which is normally comprised of two semesters. The ATHE Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management is a 120 credit qualification. All learners must complete the five core units totalling 75 credits. Learners then select the unendorsed route or one of 4 pathways:

  • Finance, Marketing, Managing People, International.

Mandatory Units:

  • Strategic Planning
  • Finance for Strategic Managers
  • Research for Strategic Development
  • Organisational Behaviour
  • Personal Development for Leadership and Strategic Management

Optional Units:

  • International Business Environment
  • Developing Organisational Vision and Strategic Direction
  • International Finance
  • Quantitative Methods
  • Strategic Marketing
  • International Marketing
  • Corporate Communication Strategies
  • Strategic Human Resources Management
  • Managing Continuous Organisational Improvement

Assessment Style

All students will be required to submit assignments as their assessment.

About Course Provider

Global Learning Centre (GLC), part of the Iqra Group, founded in the year 2000, is a registered as university under the laws of Ajman Free Zone Authority, Government of Ajman, U.A.E. GLC offers High School Diploma, Bachelors, Masters, and PhD programs from its partner Universities; ATHE UK, Edexcel BTEC, University of Gloucestershire and Azteca University US, With over 4000 alumni across the Middle East and other countries working for leading world renowned multinationals. GLC aims to position itself as a leading academic institution in the Gulf region and beyond. Our mission is to provide opportunities for the higher education to everyone and especially those from the challenged circumstances with a world recognized academic qualification and the value added skills and attitude for a successful corporate career.

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