Being an effective manager requires a specific skill set, and its vital candidates can highlight their suitability if they are to progress to the top of their profession. As well as being able to manage and motivate employees effectively, top-level managers need to have an in-depth understanding of how every aspect of the business operates to achieve it effectively.
It is necessary to have the relevant credentials and experience to grow as a top-level manager. While working in mid-management roles can give you the essential background to proceed to top-level management, it’s vital to have the appropriate theoretical knowledge and credentials to support your practical experience.
Regardless of where you are currently in your career progression, it’s never too early to plan your rise to the top. With qualifications aimed at all levels, you can start training at the appropriate level and work your way up to an essential experience Level 7 qualification if you choose to.
Appropriate for learners with GCE/GCSE qualifications, While/NQF/QCF Level 5 awards or equivalent qualifications, such as our OTHM Level 4 Diploma in Business Management, are a great way to start your career in upper management. Focusing on key business strategies, finance, business functions and communication, this type, of course, will give you a step up in your current position and highlight your commitment to career progression.
For management level 5 qualifications, there are a variety of options available. With the Level 5 Diploma in Business Administration (QCF) offering modules applicable to all industries and a range of sector-specific qualifications also available, you can continue undertaking a broad approach to management education or choose to study concerning your chosen specialism.
Similarly, both RQF Level 6 qualifications and Level 7 courses can be taken in relation solely to business administration or management, or specific areas, such as Human Resource Management and Logistics and Supply Chain Management.
Whether you’re already specialising in your chosen area or you want to be able to transfer your skills into any industry, our professional courses, including level 4 qualifications, can provide the education you need to progress. With a rolling intake and 24-hour learning platform availability, you can study at a time that suits you. To find out more or to start studying to be a top-level manager, contact Ascent School of Management now on 020 3951 0645.