Level 7 Diploma in Leadership and Management


Level 7 Diploma | 12 Months

This diploma has been designed to enable both aspiring and existing senior managers, working in operational or strategic fields, to develop and enhance their current leadership and management skills. It is best suited for those who are established within a management role, comfortable with providing direction and leadership, in addition to managing resources, performance, finances, and change. This 6 to 12-month diploma is worth 60 credits, sits within post-graduate levels of education and is one-third of a master’s degree in most UK Business Schools.

Programme Structure

Exalt Training Ltd will allocate you a dedicated assessor who will be the person who will support you as you work towards your qualification. During your learning journey, you will receive regular communication, to deliver the required knowledge that may be conducted remotely and/or face to face. You will plan assessments in such things as completing assignments, observing your ability to assess learner performance, asking questions and evidence gathering. Unlimited tutor support – You will receive live personal tutor support throughout the duration of your course. Accredited certification – You will receive your accredited certificate from our approved awarding body. Observations – You will also have access to one of our observers who can come out to your location at no extra cost. This means that the practical aspects of your course can be completed, and you don’t have to worry about additional payments!

Programme Outline

This Level 7 Diploma is composed of 3 mandatory units, each consisting of 20 credits.


Unit 1 – 8617-700: Developing leadership and management capability through enquiry.
Focusing on the learner taking a date-driven, enquiry-based approach to their management development.


Unit 2 – 8617-701: Developing a high-level business case.
This unit requires the learner to present arguments for change, construct business cases and lead change implementation.


Unit 3 – 8617-702: Developing and maintaining a high-performance culture and optimising resources.
Involves exploring the creation of and maintenance of high-performance cultures.

Successful completion

Successful completion of the diploma will provide the learner with

  • Potential progression opportunities for many universities’ master’s programmes
  • Qualify to apply to the fellowship of ILM – the highest level of membership at ILM and a benchmark of excellence.

How will I be supported?

Once you’ve chosen your diploma, you will be allocated your skills coach who you will work with to agree choose your credits and agree your delivery plan. The assessment method for your diploma will also be discussed, so you know what to expect and what to aim for.


You will be given access to an e-Learning platform and a host of online learning resources to support your diploma. You’ll also be able to access features such as free additional sessions, workshops and CPD sessions.

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