Professional Development

Professional Diploma in Management (with Specialization)

The course will teach you how to contribute to a company’s overall strategy, and teach you how to understand and access both the external and internal opportunities and threats to a company.


  • 16 week online programme
  • Unlimited Tutor Support 
  • 12 Modules
  • Choose from 5 additional skills to specialize in
  • Gain a Professional Diploma that is Credit Rated by Glasgow Caledonian University

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Course Information

This course is designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills, and practical experience you need to become an effective manager and leader in today’s fast-paced business environment.


🎯 What You Will Learn 

Case study approach

You will learn how to analyse real-world financial scenarios and apply your knowledge to solve problems and make strategic financial decisions.

Company analysis techniques

You will learn how to evaluate a company’s financial performance and identify critical areas for improvement.

Strategic Management

This module is designed to develop an understanding of strategic management.

Team Management

This module helps you to design, build and manage a team effectively.

Change Management

This module looks at why change is needed in organisations and the role of leaders in overcoming resistance and making change.


This module includes the importance of understanding resilience; the techniques to build self-confidence; dealing with aggressive behaviour; and recovering from mistakes.

Crisis Management

The learning outcomes include introducing key crisis management tools that provide guidance towards ideas.

Modern Performance Measurement

The learning outcomes include helping to overhaul your business’s top-level internal reporting to make it something that is actually useful for the decision-makers in the business.

Data Protection

The learning outcomes from this module include showing compliance under GDPR rules; who and what to share about the data you are holding; understanding cookie policies; and access to sample documents.

Emotional Intelligence

Emotional Intelligence (EI) is defined as ‘the ability to recognise and regulate emotions in ourselves and others’.


Glasgow Caledonian University Credit Rated

GCU Credit Rated means that a course or program is recognised by Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) as having met the university’s standards for academic quality and rigour. This means that the course or program has been evaluated by GCU and has been found to be in line with their expectations for content, delivery, and assessment.

  • Gain 20 SCQF Level 8 Credits on completion
  • 1 credit is equivalent to 10 hours of learning

💼 How You Will Learn

Online lectures and readings

You will have access to pre-recorded lectures and readings covering each course’s material. These can be accessed anytime and can be paused, rewound, or reviewed as needed.

Discussions and Collaboration

You will have opportunities to engage in online discussions with your classmates and instructors.

Self-directed learning

You will be encouraged to take an active role in your learning process by reading additional materials, conducting research, and engaging in other self-directed activities.

Assessments and Quizzes

You will complete regular quizzes and assessments to test your understanding of the material and help identify areas where you need further study.


You will have access to support services such as tutoring and academic advising to help you succeed in the program.

Each student will select an additional skill and focus area, which will determine the final diploma you receive. The final two modules in each course will depend on your chosen focus area. The 5 choices of specialization are:

  • Professional Diploma in Management and Leadership  – Motivational Leadership and Effective Appraisals
  • Professional Diploma in Management and Project Development – Accounting for Programme Management and The Role of Business Analysis
  • Professional Diploma in Management and Digital  – Cybercrime and How Cryptocurrency Operates
  • Professional Diploma in Management and Risk – The Basics of Risk Management & Governance and Cyber Risk Management and Reporting
  • Professional Diploma in Management and Ethics  – Corporate Governance and Business Ethics


Tuition Cost 💶


Course Fees include all materials and assessment fees.


  • Full access to content and resources
  • Unlimited Tutor Support
  • Capstone Assessment included
  • Course Fee for 2024: £1500

Bursaries and funding may be available, get in touch with our team to discuss your options.

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