The objective of the OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification is to develop strategic management and leadership skills for managers who have the authority and personal attributes to translate organisational strategy into effective operational performance. This qualification reflects current practice in Strategic Management and Leadership and allows learners to develop and expand their high-level understanding of strategic management and leadership in the workplace. This qualification is suitable for mature learners with a background in academic study or industry. The qualification has a clear work-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside theoretical fundamentals.

The  aim  of  this  unit  is  to  develop  learners’  understanding  of  classic  and  contemporary theories  of  change  management  and  how  they  apply  to  contemporary  organisations  in  the globalised world, with the identification and use of change models. Learners will understand the personal characteristics of change agents as well as the evaluation and development of leadership skills to meet current and future change management roles.

The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ understanding of the concepts and models of effective supply chain and operations management in competitive marketplaces using case studies  and  real-world  industry  scenarios.  Learners  will  develop  an  understanding  of operational processes, techniques, planning and control systems.

The aim of this unit is to enable learners to apply financial principles relevant to management in   an   organisational   context,   including   analytical   techniques   and   theories/models   of management   accounting,   evaluation   of   budgetary   processes,   recommending   funding sources and appraising investment options

The aim of this unit is to enable learners to assess and develop their own skills, applying
continuous professional development to support their personal and professional goals.
Learners will develop profe
ssional skills including communication, academic writing,
presentation, leadership, use of information technology and preparing curriculum vitae.

The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ understanding of strategic and change
management models, as well as the ability to review strategic plans, to propose strategic
options, to create implementation plans and to lead organisational changes.

The  aim  of this  unit  is to  develop  learners’  understanding  of  how  the  effective  strategic management  of  human  resources  supports  the  achievement  of  organisational  objectives  in different  contexts.  Learners  will  evaluate  the  contribution  of  strategic  human  resource management,  and  the  application  of  leadership  and  management  theory  for  organisational benefit

The aim of this unit is to develop learners’ ability to prepare for various types of academically based  management  research  through the development  and design  of  a  research  proposal. Learners  will  develop  a  critical  understanding  of  the  philosophical,  practical  and  ethical concepts of research within the context of the business environment.