Diploma in

Strategic Management and Leadership

  • 12 Months

  • Online

  • 12-15 hours

    Weekly Hours
  • UAE + Eduqua


About The Program

ProU is a global training academy having trained students and professionals across the globe. The programs are curated by industry leaders who are CXOs and VPs with real-life projects and internship opportunities. We believe to be employable - You need to learn what industry is practicing today and that's what ProU does - brings corporate projects to our learners to make them immediately employable with credible internships and skilling certificates

What's Included In The Program

  • Live interactive sessions
  • Mentor assisstance
  • Internship opportunity
  • Hands-on Projects
  • LMS Access
  • Multiple Recognized Certifications


Our Projects

  • Time Series Modelling using R
  • Customer segmentation using R

Our Certifications

Our renowned certifications with Unique IDs and a QR code are highly beneficial for learners as it can be referred to for background verifications in the future. With these certifications you will be vouched for being a professional.

We recognize your efforts and keep our word by providing you with a training completion certification for determination.


Our renowned certifications with Unique IDs and a QR code are highly beneficial for learners as it can be referred to for background verifications in the future. With these certifications you will be vouched for being a professional.

Manage Team Performance to Support Strategy

1.1) Critically assessing links between team performance and strategic objectives involves analyzing how well team performance contributes to achieving strategic goals, identifying obstacles, and evaluating effectiveness.

1.2) Critically evaluating tools and techniques to set team performance targets involves assessing the appropriateness of various methods, examining alignment with strategic objectives, and identifying potential limitations or biases.

1.3) Evaluating the value of team performance tools to measure future team performance involves analyzing reliability and accuracy of performance measurement tools, impact on team motivation and engagement, and alignment with strategic objectives.

2.1) To set required performance targets for teams, compare current performance, identify areas for improvement, and establish measurable targets that align with strategic objectives.

2.2) Commitment to team performance is vital for achieving strategic objectives. Foster it with shared vision, recognition, development opportunities.

2.3) Delegation, mentoring, and coaching can empower teams and develop capabilities, depending on alignment with objectives, team motivation, and leadership style.

2.4) Critically evaluate team performance plan by analyzing alignment with objectives, feasibility, clarity of targets, and effectiveness of measurement and feedback.

3.1) To monitor and improve team performance, use tools like appraisals, surveys, and data analysis to identify areas for improvement and initiate changes.

3.2) To evaluate team performance, compare actual performance to targets, address problematic areas, and provide feedback, coaching, or training to team members.

3.3) To evaluate the impact of team performance on strategic objectives, assess alignment with strategy, identify contributions and obstacles, and evaluate effectiveness in achieving organizational goals.

4.1) To gain commitment to strategy, communicate, involve, motivate, and align with individuals’ personal goals and values.

4.2) Individual dynamics, interests, and politics can impact commitment to strategy. Address them by building trust, providing clarity, and aligning incentives with organizational goals.

Finance for Managers

1.1) Determine necessary financial information and verify its validity.

1.2) Analyze financial documents and information to draw conclusions about financial performance and stakeholder needs.

1.3) Conduct comparative analysis of financial information and data.

1.4) Critically review and question financial information and data.

2.1) Identify methods for creating a budget that considers financial constraints, target achievement, and accounting conventions.

2.2) Assess a budget by analyzing its accuracy, completeness, relevance, and reliability, and identifying any potential areas of concern or improvement.

2.1) Create a budget that considers financial constraints, targets, and accounting conventions.

2.2) Analyze a budget for accuracy, completeness, relevance, and reliability.

2.3) Use a budget to support organizational objectives and targets while considering financial constraints and other factors.

3.1) Identify criteria for evaluating proposals.

3.2) Evaluate the feasibility of expenditure proposals.

3.3) Identify the strengths and weaknesses of a proposal and provide feedback.

3.4) Analyze the feasibility of expenditure proposals.

Information Management and Strategic Decision Taking

1.1) Identify key characteristics of data and information, and assess their importance for decision-making.

1.2) Determine criteria for selecting relevant and reliable data and information to support strategic decisions.

1.3) Evaluate the impact of a management information system on an organization, and identify its strengths and weaknesses in supporting decision-making processes.

2.1) Determine legal responsibilities related to sourcing, sharing, and storing information, and identify potential risks and compliance requirements.

2.2) Critically discuss the circumstances under which information should be disclosed and access allowed, and consider ethical and professional considerations.

2.3) Evaluate different formats for presenting information and their potential impact on users, such as readability, accessibility, and usability.

3.1) Analyze information critically to identify patterns, trends, and potential impacts on strategic decision-making, and consider the reliability and relevance of the data.

3.2) Evaluate a range of decision-making tools and techniques that can be used to support strategic decision-making, and assess their strengths and limitations.

3.3) Identify available data and information sources that can assist in strategic decision-making, and determine their suitability, reliability, and accessibility.

4.1) Critically identify and assess different methods of evaluating management information within an organization, such as performance metrics, key performance indicators, and dashboards.

4.2) Formulate processes and methodologies for analyzing the impact of information on strategic decisions made by an organization, including evaluating the effectiveness of information systems and identifying opportunities for improvement.

4.3) Determine methods for developing information capture systems that can inform and support strategic decision-making, including identifying relevant data sources, collecting and organizing data, and developing effective reporting mechanisms.

Leading a Strategic Management Project

1.1 Select a strategic topic that has important implications for the organization to investigate.

1.2 Describe the purpose, scope, and objectives of the project.

1.3 Take accountability for and defend the choice of topic, as well as its aim, scope, and objectives.

1.4 Develop the project research methodology, including the project structure and research foundation.

2.1 Evaluate available sources of data and information that can be used to support the project’s aim.

2.2 Combine and analyse the data and information gathered to identify options or alternatives that can support the project’s aim.

2.3 Evaluate and select a suitable option that aligns with the project’s strategic aims, based on the analysis conducted.

3.1 Evaluate the research findings to draw valid conclusions.

3.2 Recommend a specific course of action that aligns with the project’s strategic aims.

3.3 Analyze and assess the potential impact of the recommendations on the organization.

4.1 Choose an appropriate format to present the project results and its impact on strategic objectives.

4.2 Assume accountability for the outcomes of the investigative project and the significant changes and progress it achieves.

4.3 Analyze the impact and effectiveness of the investigative project in a critical manner.

Strategic Direction

1.1 Analyze the current strategic objectives of the organization and identify areas for improvement.

1.2 Evaluate the individual components of the organization’s current strategy and determine their effectiveness in achieving the overall objectives.

1.3 Identify internal and external factors that may impact the organization’s ability to achieve its strategic aims over the short and medium term, and assess their potential impact.

2.1 Apply a range of diagnostic and analytical tools to audit and assess progress towards existing strategic aims and objectives.

2.2 Take responsibility for and critically assess the expectations of all stakeholders and their influence upon future organisational strategy.

2.3 evaluating and interpreting the current strategic position of the organization, analyzing its progress towards achieving its existing strategy, and producing a critical evaluation of this progress.

3.1 Evaluate and develop alternative strategic options for the organization to meet its aims and objectives in the short and medium term, and

3.2 determine and justify the existing strategic option that can meet the revised strategic position.

Strategic Marketing

1.1: Evaluate how marketing techniques and tools can support an organization’s strategy and impact the marketing plan.

1.2: Determine marketing methodologies and approaches that contribute to a marketing plan in complex organizations.

1.3: Address risks associated with the marketing plan.

2.1 Analyze the components of a marketing plan and their importance to achieving strategic objectives.

2.2 Address strategies to mitigate risks associated with high-risk components of the plan.

2.3 developing a marketing plan that can help a complex organization achieve its strategic objectives.

3.1: Explain how the developed marketing plan aligns with the strategic objectives of the organization.

3.2: Devise a strategy to obtain approval and buy-in for the marketing plan that will lead to changes in the organization’s actions and practices to achieve the strategic objectives.

3.3: Analyze and assess the agreed marketing plan using review measures to determine its effectiveness in achieving the organization’s strategic objectives.

Organisational Change Strategies

1.1 – Evaluate various organizational change models and frameworks for applicability to the organization.

1.2 – Utilize creative problem-solving tools and techniques to address change-related problems.

1.3 – Critically analyze, determine, and defend change solutions that are connected to the achievement of organizational goals.

2.1 Evaluate and analyze various models for implementing change.

2.2 Determine and justify the criteria for selecting a suitable change implementation model that will help achieve the desired organizational change.

3.1 Utilize analytical tools to monitor and evaluate the progress and outcomes of the change initiative in the organization.

3.2 Evaluate and critically analyze the effectiveness of the monitoring and measurement techniques used to track the progress of the change initiative.

3.3 Develop and analyze strategies to mitigate any negative effects that may arise from the implementation of the change initiative in the organization.

4.1 Evaluate the necessary procedures to assess the impact of change in an organization.

4.2 Analyze and discuss the outcomes of a change impact assessment.

4.3 Develop conclusions from the analysis of change impact and present them in a suitable manner for various stakeholders.

Strategic Planning

1.1 – Analyze and identify the strategic aims and objectives of the organization and the strategic planning approach used.

1.2 – Identify different strategic options available to the organization and assess the implications of each option.

1.3 – Evaluate the impact of stakeholder expectations on a strategic plan and the time horizon for planning.

2.1. critically evaluating the available strategic options for an organization over the current planning horizon, considering the impacts of the broader context, market, and competitors.

2.2 Evaluate and prioritize the feasibility of different strategic options over the existing planning horizon.

2.3 Perform a risk assessment of the preferred strategy and other options.

2.4 Select and justify the chosen strategies in the plan, and address any potential issues.

2.5 Develop a strategic plan and its components to achieve the chosen strategic direction.

3.1 Evaluate the factors that need to be considered when implementing the strategic plan in the organization and the market.

3.2 Use a range of tools and concepts to monitor and review the strategic plan.

3.3 Assess the impact of the strategic plan on the direction of the organization and the achievement of its objectives.

Human Resource Planning

1.1 Evaluate the significance of HR requirements in relation to the organization’s strategic objectives, including present and future needs. 1.2 Analyze how the HR planning process contributes to the attainment of the strategic plan.

2.1 Critically assess the legal frameworks that impact the HR plan. 2.2 Identify appropriate strategies and techniques for recruiting and selecting external candidates while considering the effect of existing laws and organizational needs.

3.1 Evaluate the impact of organizational culture on employee recruitment and retention.

3.2: Explain how the work environment can influence personal work-life balance issues, as well as the changing patterns of work practices that affect motivation and commitment.

Development as a Strategic Manager

1.1 Analyze the organization’s strategic direction and its alignment with the leader’s skills required to achieve personal and organizational goals.

1.2 Evaluate the necessary skills and competencies required by leaders in complex environments to achieve strategic goals.

1.3 Assess the relationship between existing, required, and future skills to achieve strategic ambitions.

2.1 Discuss the opportunities to support leadership development.

2.2 Create a personal development plan to direct leadership development in a complex environment.

2.3 Develop an implementation process to support the success of the leadership development plan and realize substantial changes in leadership style.

3.1 Evaluate the achievement of outcomes of the leadership development plan against the original objectives critically.

3.2 Evaluate the impact of leadership style and goal attainment on strategic goals in various organizational settings.

3.3 Review and update the leadership development plan critically.

4.1 Evaluate the effect of corporate commitment to employee welfare on strategic organizational objectives.

4.2 Discuss how an employee welfare environment can affect the achievement of strategic organizational objectives.

4.3 Determine the influence of corporate commitment to employee welfare on the development of organizational values that will realize strategic ambitions.

Corporate Pathway

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Frequently Asked Questions

What is ProU Institute?

ProU Institute is founded by global leaders in IT & Management domain who have worked in over 60 countries and have served as VPs, CXOs

How do I benefit from ProU?

You get the best of academic and corporate right on your mobile and laptop! You can learn from our intuitive online learning portal with recorded curated sessions, Attend live sessions and work on real internships by top global companies.

Can I get a Job after the ProU programme?

YES! We provide skills along with internships to make you job-ready! Whether you want to make a career as a Blockchain Developer or Data Scientist you will have the confidence to pursue your career after the programme.

How do I pay my Fees?

We have multiple options, you can pay directly on website or on LMS

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