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Senior Leader Level 7 (NEW!)


Overview of Job Role - A leader who has senior management responsibility.

This course is ideal for you, if you wish to become a Senior Leader and are new to the role or have previous qualifications and/or experience and are working in an associated role, which provides support for qualified professionals.

This occupation is found in small, medium and large organisations in the public, private or third sectors and sustainability as an area of the economy including health, finance, engineering, manufacturing, business and professional services, education, retail, leisure, technology and construction. Senior Leaders are a key component of all types of business model where there is a workforce to lead, manage and support. The broad purpose of the occupation is to provide clear, inclusive and strategic leadership and direction relating to their area of responsibility within an organisation. Typically, this involves setting, managing and monitoring achievement of core objectives that are aligned to the overall strategic objectives of their organisation’s Board (or equivalent). In a smaller organisation they are also likely to contribute to the execution and achievement of these strategic objectives. A Senior Leader influences at a higher organisational level, including sometimes at Board (or equivalent) level, and sets the culture and tone across their area of responsibility. They may work in varied environments including in an office, onsite, or remotely and demonstrate a high level of flexibility and adaptability to meet the needs of the organisation. In their daily work, an employee in this occupation interacts with internal stakeholders such as members of their team, other senior leaders/managers, support services (for example: finance, marketing, HR) and project groups and, in larger organisations, they may be part of a wider specialist team. Depending on the size of their organisation, a Senior Leader may be responsible for reporting results relating to their area of responsibility to a Board, trustees, shareholders, executive team or to other senior management within the organisation. Externally, a Senior Leader acts as an ambassador for their organisation with wide-ranging networks typically involving customers/clients, supply chains and statutory/regulatory bodies. An employee in this occupation will be responsible for

• Setting direction, vision, governance and providing a clear sense of purpose for their area of responsibility.
• Providing clear and inclusive leadership.
• Identifying longer-term opportunities and risks using data from internal intelligence sources and external influences.
• Developing sustainable, ethical, innovative and supportive cultures that get the best from people and enable the delivery of results.
• Resources that may include budgets, people, assets and facilities.
• Staying up to date with innovation and championing its adoption.
• Keeping pace with - and responding to change - by leading agile transformation.
• Leading and promoting sustainable business practices.
• Responding and managing crisis situations.

Course content

For information on what this course entails please click here to find out more.

This course will be assessed via our online canvas platform where students will have access to the course and resources to help them throughout the qualification. Students will also have regular meetings with a tutor via telephone or in person every 4-6 weeks and this will allow them to submit work and receive feedback on work completed. 

Students who complete this qualification will receive a certificate detailing their completion of the Senior Leader Level 7 qualification as well as the units that the student will have achieved. 

Students will be allocated a tutor to assist them during the program via monthly meeting with reviews taking place. They will also have access to an online learning platform that they will be able to submit their work and monitor their progress and feedback from their tutor.

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The cost of this course is funded through the government and it requires a 5% contribution from the employer which is £700. To enquire about this course commercially please click here to contact us for more information.