PG & Professional Programs

MBA / BTEC Level 7

This Strategic Management program prepares students for managerial level program, focusing on leadership and management. This program gives you advance entry onto a MBA program giving you 90-120 credit exemptions on MBA degree. This is a nine month program at Cornerstone Business School in Chennai. Upon successful completion of this program, students can gain advanced entry onto an MBA program offered in UK and Canada universities.

Key Benefits of the Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

  • This course will provide senior managers with the opportunity to develop their strategic management skills and apply these procedures and practices to managing at a strategic level in the workplace
  • This is a Master's level course with good progression routes onto an MBA course
  • Cost-effective way to complete that could eventually lead to an MBA
  • Completion of the set assignments will examine work-based problems, and encourage you to apply tools, models and theories, to real life workplace situations
  • Gaining this valuable qualification will improve your chances of promotion and a higher salary in your current or future workplace

The course is accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), the leading industry accreditation authority offering online strategic management courses.

Programme Structure :
  • Courses included
  • Personal Leadership Development as a Strategic Manager
  • Developing Performance Management Strategies
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Information Management
  • Conducting a Strategic Management Project
  • Reviewing Organisational Strategy Plans and Performance
  • Developing a Marketing Strategy
  • Implementing Organisational Change Strategies
  • Strategic Human Resources Planning
Who should study?
  • High school leavers who need to start work
  • Graduates starting their careers
  • Those thinking of continuing education for personal development or for a career change
  • Those who want to upgrade their professional qualifications
  • Entrepreneurs who wish to gain business & management knowledge and skills


Cornerstone is a global college of technology, design and enterprises based in Chennai - the India's safest city. 

We have made international qualification possible for all by delivering the part in Cornerstone and part in abroad. Students taking this pathway can save more than 70% of their international tuition fee and living cost.

Our joint programs with top ranking universities are designed to equip you with the knowledge, skills and confidence to tackle new challenges and become a global citizen. This is your chance to develop an international outlook, working alongside our dynamic student population and learning from our expert teaching staff.