QUALIFI Level 6 Diploma in Business Management, Leadership, and Innovation

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Duration:

8 months (Full-time/ Part- time)

Award by:

QUALIFI, UK

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QUALIFI Level 6 Diploma in Business Management, Leadership and Innovation

(Awarded by QUALIFI, UK)

QUALIFI has carefully designed this course to provide a career path for learners who wish to develop their care capabilities withing business and management sectors. The outcome of the Diploma, which is a recognised UK Qualification, is for learners to develop the skills required by organisations globally. This systematic and progressive curriculum provides students with both knowledge and soft skills to become team leaders, managers and leaders of the future through the creation and delivery of learning appropriate for industry. The students can also be equipped with the necessary capability to further their education or proceed into employment.

Aims and Objectives
This programme aims to meet the needs of students who wish to gain a qualification which provides a firm grounding in business management and leadership and a basis for further academic study. It focuses on the functional areas of management and administration within an organisation and how those disciplines integrate at the operational level, linking with the overall corporate strategy to achieve short-, medium- and long-term objectives.

At the end of this programme, learners will be able to:

  • Develop problem solving techniques and critical thinking skills in a business situation.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of internal structure and external relationship for companies doing business at an international level.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the organisation and its management system.
  • Examine the concept of entrepreneurship including behaviours, processes and skills relate to small business and enterprise.
  • Manage budget and perform financial analysis to the organisations for effective decision making.
  • Manage complex issues in the organisation to improve management practice.
  • Perform environmental analysis for strategic marketing decision making to implement strategy.
  • Develop managerial and leadership skills to manage team performance.
  • Gain knowledge about the advanced economic literature and legal systems in which business operates.
  • Understand strategic human resource techniques and tools to manage employees’ performance.
  • Apply research methodologies for effective decision making.
  • Develop an ability to analyse information and to identify research question and to apply advanced research techniques and tools to create new literature which is justifiable and measurable.
  • PROGRAMME DETAILS

      There are 6 units and are as follows:

    • Leadership in a Changing World
    • Introduction to Contemporary Business Strategy: Sustainable Business Growth
    • Finance for Strategic Decision Makers
    • Leadership and Management in Multicultural Contexts
    • Creating Futures: Sustainable Enterprise and Innovation
    • Sustainable Risk Management

    Leadership in a Changing World (20 Credits)

      This unit aims to develop the learner’s critical thinking, problem solving and leadership skills. They will be introduced to techniques allowing for the evaluation of leadership-related concepts and communicate with different audiences using a wide range of media. The unit will also aim for the learner to be able to analyse their own leadership style, potential and capabilities.

      Learning Outcomes:
      At the end of this, students will:

    • Develop critical thinking, problem solving and leadership skills.
    • Evaluate leadership-related concepts and communicate with different audiences using a wide range of media.
    • Analyse your own leadership style, potential and capabilities.

    Introduction to Contemporary Business Strategy: Sustainable Business Growth (20 Credits)

      This unit aims to introduce the learner to the theoretical underpinnings of business sustainability. They will be guided how to analyse initiatives introduced to drive sustainable business growth on an international basis. Learners will be expected to suggest solutions for responsible management and how businesses might respond to sustainability issues that have an impact on individuals and organisations.

      Learning Outcomes:
      At the end of this module, students will:

    • Interpret the theoretical underpinnings of business sustainability.
    • Analyse initiatives introduced to drive sustainable business growth.
    • Generate and evaluate solutions for the responsible management of sustainability business issues and its associated growth.

    Finance for Strategic Decision Makers (20 Credits)

      This unit aims to introduce learners to be able to evaluate financial information and other data necessary for making informed management decisions. It is expected that learners will learn how to apply and evaluate a range of accounting and data Analysis techniques, as well as understand the workings of the financial markets. Learners will be expected to understand and apply Excel spreadsheets and recognise good spreadsheet practice in a business context.

      Learning Outcomes:
      At the end of this module, students will:

    • Be able to evaluate financial information and other data necessary for making informed management decisions.
    • Be able to apply and evaluate a range of accounting and data analysis techniques, as well as understand the workings of the financial markets.
    • Be able to apply financial spreadsheets and recognise good spreadsheet practice in a business context.

    Leadership and Management in Multicultural Contexts (20 Credits)

      This unit aims to introduce learners to different cultural and institutional differences between national and regional contexts and their implications for leadership and management. Learners will be taught how to evaluate the challenges of working in different national and regional contexts and to have a critical understanding of one’s own management and leadership practice.

      Learning Objectives:
      At the end of this module, students will:

    • Understand cultural and institutional differences between national and regional contexts and their implications for leadership and management.
    • Evaluate the challenges of working in different national and regional contexts.
    • Analyse cultural and institutional perspectives to construct critical understanding of one’s own management and leadership practice.

    Creating Futures: Sustainable Enterprise and Innovation (20 Credits)

      This unit aims to introduce learners to a wide range of strategies, processes and operations of business enterprises. Learners will evaluate the impact of innovation and entrepreneurship on society at a conceptual and a practical level. They will be expected to be able to analyse the responsibilities of founders, managers, employees, and directors within types of sustainable and innovative enterprises.

      Learning Outcomes:
      At the end of this module, students will:

    • Understand the strategy, process and operations of business enterprises.
    • Evaluate the impact of innovation and entrepreneurship on society at a conceptual and a practical level.
    • Analyse the responsibilities of founders, managers, employees, and directors withing types of sustainable and innovative enterprises.

    Sustainable Risk Management (20 Credits)

      This unit aims to introduce learners to the holistic nature of risk management and strategic decision-making in organisations with sustainability and ethical objectives Learners will be expected to be able to evaluate the use of quantitative and qualitative techniques to manage risk in a business context.

      Learning Outcomes:
      At the end of this module, students will:

    • Evaluate the holistic nature of risk management and strategic decision-making in organisations with sustainability and ethical objectives.
    • Evaluate the use of quantitative and qualitative techniques to manage risk in a business context.

    Teacher- Student Ratio is 1:50

    Duration Full-time: 8 months / Part-time: 8 months
    Mode of delivery Classroom based teaching
    Awarding Body QUAILIFI, UK
    Language of instruction English

    Entry requirements

    Minimum Age 19 years
    Academic qualification • Completed Adanced Diploma in Stanfort Academy or its equivalency,
    Or
    • Completed Qualifi Level 5 Qualification or its equivalency,
    Or
    • Completed local Diploma from Polytechnics,
    Or
    • Completed Dazhuan in China (college graduation Diploma) or its equivalency in respective home country
    Or
    • Applicant with no formal qualifications, he/she needs to be at least 30 years old and have at least 8 years of working experience. He/she may be considered subject to interview and supporting references, at least one of which should preferably be academic.
    Language proficiency requirement Any of the following:

      1. GCE O level: minimum C6
      2. Obtain at least IELTS 6 (or equivalent)
      3. Obtain Pearson Test of English Academy with a minimum score for each element of 45 and 50 overall
      4. Obtain at least 60% marks in Stanfort Academy English Language Placement Test (equivalent to IELTS 6.0 in reading and writing)
      5. Completed Stanfort Academy Certificate in English for Foreign Students (Intermediate Level)

    Assessment:

    This qualification is vocational as it can support a learner’s career progression. To meet QUALIFI’s aim to provide an appropriate assessment method each unit will be assessed through tasks that will be written in a way to make them realistic ‘work-related’ tasks wherever possible. Learners will need to demonstrate knowledge, understanding and original thought, problem-solving and recommendations on actions will also be asked for from learners where appropriate for the unit.
    Intellectual rigour will be expected appropriate to the level of the qualification.

    Assignments will contain a question strand for each of the given unit’s learning outcomes. The assignment tasks will address the LO (learning outcome) and AC (assessment criteria) requirements. Within assignments there will always be requirements for learners to engage with important and relevant theory that underpins the subject area.

    The assignment questions will require learners to draw on real organisations to illustrate them answers. To support this activity during the programme of learning, centres are required to make sure, that they include case studies of relevant organisations and, wherever possible, facilitate in company opportunities for learners to undertake research and investigation projects and/or support the organisation with various tasks. Mature and part-time learners will ideally be able to draw on their personal work experience too.

    Students will be regularly assessed in the forms of written assignments and all assignment questions are provided by QUALIFI.

    GRADES

    Overall average mark obtained for all modules and the dissertation, with classification thresholds for each grade of award as follows:

    1. 50% and above – PASS
    2. 49% and below – FAIL