Course Objectives

The objective of the 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.

Successful completion of the Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification will equip learners with the key skills and capabilities to become an effective strategic manager. The qualification also allows learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their studies towards an MBA with advanced standing.


12 Months
(Intakes Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct)


Twice a week from
6:00pm to 8:00pm

Delivery Method

or Online


120 credits

Course Information

Entry Requirements

Learners with management experience (learners must check with the delivery centre regarding this experience prior to registering for the programme)

Mandatory Units

  • Strategic Management (20credits)
  • Strategic Leadership (20credits)
  • Strategic Human Resource Management (20credits)
  • Advanced Business Research Methods (20credits)
  • Strategic Change Management (20credits)
  • Strategic Marketing (20credits)

Assessment and Verification

This is an assignment-based qualification, and all units are internally assessed by the centre and externally verified by OTHM. The qualification is criterion-referenced and based on the achievement of all the specified learning outcomes.

To achieve a ‘pass’ for a unit, learners must provide evidence to demonstrate that they have fulfilled all the learning outcomes and meet the standards specified by all assessment criteria.


Successful completion of OTHM Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership qualification enables learners to progress into or within employment and also join MBA.

Course Fees (EU Students)


Includes Registration Fee &
Tuition Fee (Monthly payment plans available) International Price (Non-EU Students) €5300

€2310 may be refunded through schemes.
Pay only €990

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Students following this study programme can benefit from a 70% tax credit.

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