The objectives of the Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is to develop strategic management and leadership skills for managers who have the authority and personal attributes to translate organizational 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 alongside theoretical fundamentals. 

Achieving the Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership enables learners to progress into or within employment and/or continue their further study. As this qualification is approved and regulated by Ofqual (Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulation), learners are eligible to progress to Master programmes with advanced standing at many universities in the UK and overseas subject to acceptance by the university.


  1. To develop 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. To provide comprehensive understanding of management techniques and ability to apply.

  3. To create originality in the application of knowledge, together with a practical understanding of how established techniques of research and enquiry are used to create and interpret knowledge in the area of management.

  4. To develop and apply novel approaches in handling complex and unpredictable situation

  5. To develop the ability to operate effectively in highly critical situations by dealing effectively with problems and employing a high level of skill, judgement and insight.

  6.  To develop the ability to respond to change and initiate change.

  7. To demonstrate of self-direction and originality in tacking and solving problems.

  8. To develop the ability to act autonomously in planning and implementing tasks.