Qualifi Level 8 Diploma In Strategic Management And Leadership


Qualifi Level 8 Diploma In Strategic Management And Leadership provides a realistic and broad opportunity for Learners seeking career and professional development. They will support Learners in realising their potential and by association the prospects of the organisations they work with or for. The issues and concepts dealt with as part of this suite of Qualifications are best explored through exposure to organisations, for any full-time Learners work placements are encouraged so that genuine experience and insight can be gained. Problem solving and creativity are attributes encouraged and developed in Learners through all the Units. Keyplan College of Colombo provides this course and you can study online on our interactive portal for online courses.


The Qualifications will develop the Learner’s ability to:

  • apply analytical and evaluative techniques and to enhance those skills;
  • investigate issues and opportunities;
  • develop their awareness and appreciation of managerial, organisational and environmental issues;
  • use management techniques and practices in imaginative ways;
  • make use of relevant information from different sources;
  • develop and encourage problem-solving and creativity to tackle problems and challenges;
  • exercise judgement, own and take responsibility for decisions and actions; and
  • develop the ability to recognise and reflect on personal learning and improve their personal, social and other transferable skills.

Delivery Methods

Keyplan College of Colombo provide various flexible delivery methods to its learners which include blended learning, online learning, distance learning and in class. The learners can choose the mode of study as per their choice and convenience. Learners are able to interact with tutors and also we do provide our student KC Colombo online portal where student can see all the study notes, assignments briefing and online library.


The programme is available in 2 duration modes:

  • 12 Month
  • 18 Month


The programme is accredited by QUALIFI an Ofqual Regulated Qualification.

Course Delivery

The programme is  delivered:

  • Online
  • Blended
  • In-Class

Entry Requirements

The Qualification has been designed to be accessible without artificial barriers that restrict access and progression Level 7 Qualification or; Master’s Degree In certain circumstances, managers with considerable experience but no formal qualifications may be considered, subject to interview and being able to demonstrate their ability to cope with the demands of the programme.

Module Structure

The Level 8 Diploma focuses upon developing understanding, skills and abilities to equip the Learner with the awareness and aptitudes to be an effective strategic manager and leader.   Learners must complete the 8 mandatory units to achieve the Diploma.

Unit ReferenceMandatory UnitsLevelCredits
700Leadership Qualities and Practice720
801Personal Leadership Development as a Strategic Manager820
802Strategy Development in Cross Border and Global Organisations820
803Strategic Planning in Cross Border and Global Organisations820
804Strategic Direction in Cross Border and Global Organisations820
805Strategic Communication820
806Culture and its Impact on Strategy820
701Research Methods720


Learners completing the QUALIFI Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership will allow progress to:

  • A university partner to discuss a research proposal for MPhil/PhD, or
  • Directly into employment in an associated profession


Assessment is via assignment submission

No Exams

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