Pearson (BTEC-UK) Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership

The BTEC Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership qualification is the highest level BTEC qualification currently available, and is taught at a comparable level to Postgraduate courses (e.g. MBA). The Diploma is a professional/ vocational programme offered by Pearson, a leading global education company.  The programme helps learners develop practical skills, alongside knowledge and understanding of business.

Duration: The Level 7 Diploma is a 10-month programme. The course carries 120 credits and is composed of 10-13 units or courses.

Teaching method:  Multiple methods of instruction are used, including lectures and discussion, case studies, small group work and projects.

Entry Requirements:

The entry profile should include at least one of the following:

•Bachelors degree, or its equivalent, internationally recognised qualification equivalent plus a minimum of three years management experience

•Higher National Diploma in a related subject and a minimum of 3 years management experience

•Any extensive work experience (paid and/or unpaid) and/or achievement of a range of professional qualifications in their work sector

•Proficiency in Spoken and Written English

•Matured students with a minimum of 5 years work experience may present a varied profile of achievement

Courses covered:

•Strategic Change Management

•Developing Corporate Culture

•Leading e-Strategy

•Strategic Supply Chain Management and Logistics

•Managing Financial Principles and Techniques

•Strategic Planning

•Developing Successful Business Teams

•Innovation

•Strategic Marketing

•Corporate Responsibility and Quality

•Project Development and Implementation for Strategic Managers

Progression to MBA and other Masters’ degrees

The following universities have formally agreed to provide MBA and/or Masters' degree entry to candidates who have achieved the BTEC Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership Diploma or Extended Diploma:

•Southampton Solent University

•Heriot-Watt University

•University of Gloucestershire

•University of Greenwich

•The University of Northampton

•University of Worcester

Universities in over 100 countries around the world recognise BTEC qualifications and will consider candidates for entry onto a variety of courses. Edexcel *is also continuing to work with universities across the globe in order to secure more agreed progression routes.

*Edexcel is the UK’s largest awarding organisation, offering academic and vocational qualifications and testing to schools, colleges, employers and other places of learning in the UK and internationally.

How to apply:

Apply online:  Purchase an eVoucher online using Visa OR from any of the following bank branches: ADB, HFC,  Fidelity Bank, Unibank, Ecobank or Universal Merchant Bank to apply online at http://wiuc-ghana.edu.gh/online-application.

Apply in person: Collect your application form from the Main Campus in North Legon or our City Campus on the premises of St Paul’s Lutheran School Complex, near GBC, Kanda, Accra.

For more information, call +233 (0) 302 504 391/399; + 233 (0) 266 408 181/ (0) 264 213 325 or email info@wiuc-ghana.edu.gh; gradschool@wiuc-ghana.edu.gh