Post Graduate Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

Post Graduate Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

Gain the skills and knowledge required for a rewarding career in business; enrol on the Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership at NEC.

This programme is a qualification in its own right. It is accepted as a route to an MBA. In some cases exemption in certain subjects on certain MBA programmes.

This industry focused programme will provide you with a solid understanding of management, the English language knowledge and the practical skills that employers search for. In addition, it will give you the confidence to undertake a postgraduate degree.

The programme has been designed under the guidance of experienced industry leaders, meaning the syllabus is highly relevant to the modern business environment. What stands the course apart from other business study qualifications is the future opportunity that it presents. Upon completion, students will benefit from unconditional progression onto to Masters Degree Programme


Successful completion of any of these courses may entitle graduate to progress to third year of Hons Degree in Science related programmes. See university list OR search Edexcel degree course finder here- Edexcel Degree Course Finder or

6 months to one year masters programme.

  • Mastersin Business Administration
  • Masters in Business Managemente)
  • Masters in Business (Human Resource Management)
  • Masters in Digital Marketing



Semester 1

      1. Managing Financial Principles
      2. Strategic Marketing Management
      3. Strategic Human Resource Management
      4. Strategic Planning
      5. Leading E-Strategy

Semester 2

    1. Creative and Innovative Management
    2. Corporate Communication Strategies
    3. Strategic Supply Chain Management and Logistics
    4. Research Methods for Strategic Managers


Programme information

      • Strart Date: 10th October, 2016
      • Delivery Method: Online live training and Classroom
      • Course Duration: 1 Years
      • Essential Requirement: Text books, Good internet service and a fast Computer network.
      • ECTS Credits: 60
      • Application Deadline:30 /09/2016
      • Fee per unit: €280

Entry Requirements

    To be eligible to apply for a place on this programme, applicants must:

      1. Hold a Level 7 or 8 Award
      2. Completion of a recognised Access Programme (or equivalent).
      3. For those EU students who have not completed their education through the medium of English, IELTS of 5.5 score band or TOEFL equivalency, or Pearson Test of English General (PTE General)

Career Opportunities

      • This programme offers a strong, sector-related emphasis on practical skills development alongside the development of requisite knowledge and understanding.
      • Flexible training method will be used (blended learning) all training will be recorded and posted up on Moodle for students to access to re-enforce learning and also for students to access should they miss a class or become employed, this will ensure completion of the programme.
      • An opportunity to learn other Languages like French, German and Spanish up to Advance level. This will open more opportunities for participants.
      • Industry specific guest speakers from different companies will participate in the delivery of the programme. This will present an opportunity for students to network with industry professionals.

      Delivery of this programme is subject to accreditation by Edexcel.