• LevelLevel 7
  • Age group19+
  • Duration1 year
  • Awarding bodyILM


This qualification is designed for senior executives, who are new to the role or who are preparing for the highest levels of management.

These qualifications are ideal for senior managers seeking to gain confident decision-making skills and ability to lead through change in this role.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules include:

  • Developing the Executive Manager
    Make Informed Decisions 
  • Leading Change in Organisations
  • Critical Thinking and Research Skills in Management
  • Reviewing Corporate Policy and Strategy
  • Optimising Organisational Capacity
  • Developing Excellence in Operations
  • Leading Project Implementation 
  • Leading Change in Organisations 
  • Developing and Implementing Corporate Policy and Strategy
  • Building Commitment to Corporate Vision and Values
  • Developing the Chief Executive Officer
  • Financial Appraisal of Proposed Capital Projects
  • Managing Corporate Risk
  • Promoting Excellence
  • Promoting Organisational Commitment to Customer Satisfaction
  • Managing Knowledge 
  • Strategic Management of Human Resources
  • Improving Marketing Strategy
  • Ensuring Long Term Financial Stability
  • Team Working in Organisational Partnerships
  •  Leading Programmes

Weekly, 3 hour session, day to be arranged.

Various intakes throughout the college year.

Students will be offered places on the next available intake, following attendance at IAG and interview for the programme.

Entry requirements

You must demonstrate evidence of writing at a Level 2 English, which will be evidenced through initial assessments undertaken at enrolment.

You must demonstrate evidence of a Level 5 qualification in leadership and management. This programme is best suited for a practising senior manager.

You will be taught by lectures, seminars,discussion groups, case studies, presentations and self study.

Assessment will be a mixture of assignments and presentations.

You will be required to research and write high level academic assignments, conducting enquiry-based research.

Successful completion of this qualification can lead to a range of progression options at a suitable level within or outside the qualifications and credit framework.

The College Careers Service is available to all our students. We can help you when deciding which course or option you wish to take. During your course we ensure you develop employability skills and gain relevant experience. We provide information, advice and support when completing your course and progressing to work or going into higher education. When applying for university we can provide support with the UCAS application and Student Finance.

Please note, this course is a full cost course and therefore there is no fee remission available to any student.

Please click the apply now button at the top of this page which will take you to an application form to apply for A Levels, or you can download a full time course application here and print it out, complete the form and send it to the College. You only need to apply once for A Level programmes. After receiving your application form you will be invited to attend an informal interview where you will have a chance to discuss which specific A Level subjects you would like to enrol on.


If you have any queries with regards to your application or you would like further information and support, please contact our Admissions Team on (01642) 333601. Or if you have any enquiries about courses, please contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.


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