Effective managers are essential to the success of any business in today’s competitive economy. The HNC and Diploma in Management and Leadership are for existing managers or people aspiring to management positions.
The HNC and Diploma in Management and Leadership are recognised qualifications that are understood and respected by employers across many industry sectors. They develop a range of operational management and leadership competencies that are required by those engaged in, or aspiring to, managerial positions.
The HNC in Management and Leadership (SCQF level 7) covers management principles for those gaining their first experience of management or for those who aspire to become managers soon. Key areas covered: self-development; management and leadership skills; managing and working with others; planning/implementing change; managing operational resources; and customer care.
The Diploma in Management and Leadership (SCQF level 8) provides suitable competences for future career and personal development in middle/senior management duties including: using strategic management and leadership skills for longer-term direction of an organisation across a range of management functions; planning and implementing strategic change; management research; project management; and organisational risks.
This course may be suitable for:
- School leavers
- Adult returners to education
- Those in employment who wish to enhance their career prospects
- Those who are, or wish to be, self-employed and require a broad grounding in business
- Develop candidates’ knowledge and skills required for employment in a Management environment
- Enable progression within the SCQF framework
- Enable a sound articulation route to the Diploma in Management and Leadership and higher education
- Prepare candidates for progression to further studies in Management or related subjects
- Develop transferable skills to meet the requirements of employers
This programme is approved and credit-rated by the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA). It is available on a full-time or part-time basis.
HNC in Management & Leadership is awarded at SCQF level 7
HND in Management & Leadership is awarded at SCQF level 8