Postgraduate

Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

Rushmore Business School


The Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is particularly suitable for mature learners who wish to follow a short programme of study that is directly related to their work experience or to an aspect of employment that they wish to move into in due course. This qualification is a Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies and is accredited at level 7 of the National Qualification Framework in the United Kingdom. On successful completion of this qualification, national recognition by employers enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their studies to obtain an MBA.

Course Objectives


The Postgraduate Diploma in Management Studies aims to provide students with:

  1. A systematic understanding of knowledge and a critical awareness of current problems and new insights, much of which is at the forefront of the professional area of management.
  2. Comprehensive understanding of management techniques and ability to apply.
  3. Originality in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used to create and itnerpret knowledge in the area of management.
  4. A critical evaluation of current research and advanced scholarshipin the area of management.
  5. The ability to develop and apply novel approaches in handling complex and unpredictable situations.
  6. The ability to operate effectively in highly critical situations by dealing effectively with problems and employing a high level of skill, judgement and insight.
  7. The ability to respond to changes and initiate changes

Course Structure

Modules
1 Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills
2 Professional Development for Strategic Managers
3 Strategic Change Management
4 Strategic Marketing Management
5 Strategic Human Resource Management
6 Managing Financial Principles and Techniques
7 Strategic Planning
8 Corporate Communication Strategies
9 Research Methods for Strategic Managers

Entrance Requirements

  1. A degree
  2. Or any other qualification acceptable by PEARSON (UK).

Assessment

Each unit will be assessed through assignments related, where possible, to workplace relevant activities.


Awarding Institution

The Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is awarded by PEARSON (UK) and is offered in Mauritius in collaboration with Rushmore Business School.


Duration

1 year


Study Mode

Part Time