The Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Management and
Leadership is an advanced program designed for
senior managers or directors with authority across
organizations who aspire to lead by translating strategy
into effective performance.
The goal of this program is to give you the tools,
knowledge, and critical acumen to develop cutting-edge
management strategies, implement them through
assembling and leading teams, critically evaluate
alternatives and assess results.
The Level 8 Diploma is focused on organizations that have
cross border or global interests and structures but can
also be applied nationally in understanding how to work
with a variety of stakeholders, partners, suppliers and
Upon successful completion of the Level 8 Diploma,
you will be able to use sophisticated decision tools to
think critically and create strategies to address key
The Level 8 Diploma has been designed to be accessible to all
motivated learners. However, you will likely benefit more from the
program if you have a Level 7 qualification or a post-graduate
university degree and/or work-related experience at a senior
The Level 8 Diploma is equivalent to advanced graduate study at
universities in the United Kingdom and the United States.
Upon completion of the Level 8 Diploma, you should be able to
• Post-graduate study such as a Doctor of Business
Administration (DBA); or
• PhD program, subject to having completed the
Research Methods unit
• A role that provides career advancement.
Qualifi have transfer agreements with UK and US universities that
recognize and transcript the Level 8 Diploma, including one that is
a pathway to a DBA degree.