Qualifi Level 6 Diploma in Business Management, Leadership and Innovation

Programme Overview

Assessment for the Qualifi Level 7 Diploma in Business Strategy at BSMS is multifaceted, encompassing various methods tailored to evaluate learners’ mastery of executive management concepts and their capacity to implement these principles in real-world scenarios. The assessment framework includes a diverse array of tasks such as written assignments, case studies, strategic plans, presentations, examinations, and research projects. Through these assessment modalities, learners will demonstrate their understanding of executive management strategies, their analytical prowess, problem-solving abilities, and their capability to make well-informed decisions when confronted with diverse challenges within organizational contexts.

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Why choose this programme?

Choosing the Qualifi Level 6 Diploma in Business Management, Leadership and Innovation offers several benefits:
  • Develop Advanced Skills: Gain advanced skills in strategic business management, leadership, and fostering innovation, preparing you for leadership roles in diverse business environments.
  • Practical Insights: Acquire conceptual and practical insights applicable to modern business challenges, enhancing your ability to address complex problems and drive sustainable growth.
  • Career Progression: Enhance your career prospects by acquiring recognized UK qualifications and developing the expertise sought after by organizations globally.
  • Ethical Standards: Gain an understanding of moral and ethical issues in business practice, appreciating the importance of ethical standards and professional codes of conduct.
  • Transferable Skills: Develop transferable skills and knowledge that enable you to adapt to changing business landscapes and continue your professional development in your chosen career path.

Key Facts

The Qualifi Level 6 Diploma in Business Management, Leadership, and Innovation is a prestigious qualification designed to equip learners with advanced knowledge and skills in business management and leadership. Accredited under the Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF) and with a credit equivalency of 120 credits, this diploma offers a comprehensive pathway for individuals seeking to enhance their career prospects in the dynamic business landscape.

Qualification Type Regulated Qualification Framework (RQF)
Level 6
Accreditation Status Accredited
Credit Equivalency 120 credits
Qualification Number (RQF) 603/7473/1
Progression Routes Graduates can progress to Qualifi Level 7 Diplomas or enter employment in associated professions directly.
Availability Offered in the UK and internationally

Entry Requirements

The entry requirements for the Qualifi Level 6 Diploma in Business Management, Leadership, and Innovation are designed to ensure accessibility and encourage progression. Applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Hold a Level 5 Qualification.
  • Managers with substantial experience but lacking formal qualifications may also be considered, pending an interview to assess their ability to meet program demands.
  • Additionally, for applicants whose native language is not English, an IELTS score of 6 (or equivalent) is required. International qualifications will be evaluated for compatibility with UK higher education postgraduate programs.
  • Applicants typically need to provide two references, with at least one preferably being academic in nature.

Progression Route

Upon successful completion of the Qualifi Level 6 Diploma in Business Management, Leadership, and Innovation, candidates have diverse progression opportunities available:

  • Advanced Education: Graduates may opt for Qualifi Level 7 Diplomas to further specialize in their field or pursue a Level 6 University Degree (Top-Up) course to enhance their academic qualifications.
  • Employment: Alternatively, graduates can directly enter into employment in associated professions within the business management and leadership sectors.
  • This qualification equips individuals with the advanced skills and knowledge required for various roles in the dynamic business landscape.

Programme Modules

The modules included in the Qualifi Level 6 Diploma in Business Management, Leadership, and Innovation offer a comprehensive exploration of key areas crucial for success in the modern business environment. Through these modules, learners will gain advanced insights and skills in leadership, strategy, finance, multicultural contexts, sustainable enterprise, and risk management. Each module is designed to provide a deep understanding and practical application of concepts essential for effective business management and leadership in today's dynamic and competitive market.

  • Leadership in a Changing World
  • Introduction to Contemporary Business Strategy: Sustainable Business Growth
  • Finance for Strategic Decision-makers
  • Leadership in Multicultural Contexts
  • Creating Futures: Sustainable Enterprise and Innovation
  • Sustainable Risk Management
These modules provide a comprehensive framework for developing advanced skills and knowledge in business management, leadership, and innovation.

Learning Outcomes

  1. The ability to read and use appropriate literature with a full and critical understanding 
 the ability to think independently and solve problems
  2. Applying subject knowledge and understanding to address familiar and unfamiliar problems QUALIFI Level 6 Diploma in Business Management, Leadership and Innovation Specification April 2021 6
  3. Recognising the moral and ethical issues of business practice and research; appreciating the need for ethical standards and professional codes of conduct
  4. An appreciation of the interdisciplinary nature of business service provision
  5. Capacity to give a clear and accurate account of a subject, in a mature way and engage in debate and dialogue both with specialists and non-specialists.
  6. To develop transferable skills and knowledge which will enable individuals to meet changing
  7. To motivate individuals to progress to further professional development through future study or as part of their chosen career.


The assessment for the Qualifi Level 6 Diploma in Business Management, Leadership, and Innovation includes written assignments, presentations, case studies, projects, and examinations. These methods are designed to evaluate learners' understanding of advanced business concepts, their ability to apply theoretical knowledge to practical situations, and their skills in communication, critical thinking, problem-solving, and strategic decision-making.