Globally Recognised

Strategic Management Competency Development Qualifications for Senior Executives / Managers

Academic Progression: Direct Entry into MBA Research Stage from

- Master of Business Administration from University of Northampton-UK

The Pearson BTEC Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is described as the best competency development programme in strategic management available in Sri Lanka today. This is specifically designed to enable functional managers and executives to equip themselves with knowledge of strategy to empower them at the next level in the hierarchy.

This Pearson Level 7 programme is classified in the ‘UK Qualification and Credit Framework’ (QCF) as a Masters Level / Post Graduate qualification facilitating students to gain direct admission to the Research Stage in the prestigious and highly respected Derby MBA. This is the only course available in Sri Lanka that comprehensively covers all aspects of Strategy.

En-route to the MBA, students are required to study 11 course work modules on Strategic Planning, Strategic Change Management, Strategic Marketing Management, Strategic Human Resource Management, Strategic Supply Chain Management and Logistics, Strategic Quality and Systems Management, Corporate Communication Strategies, Managing Financial Principles & Techniques, Creative and Innovative Management, Developing Strategic Management and Leadership Skills and Professional Development for Strategic Managers.


  • Strategic Planning
  • Strategic Change Management
  • Strategic Marketing Management
  • Strategic Human Resource Management
  • Strategic Supply Chain Management & Logistics
  • Strategic Quality & Systems Management
  • Corporate Communication Strategies
  • Managing Financial Principles & Techniques
  • Creative & Innovative Management
  • Developing Strategic Management & Leadership Skills
  • Professional Development for Strategic Managers


ASSESSMENT CRITERIA: Assignments, Projects, Presentations & Case Analysis 



Mr. Gihan Talgodapitiya, MBA (NUS), FCMA (UK). Internationally reputed Corporate Trainer, retained by over 300 companies in the Asian Region.
Director of HRMI 

Mr. Rajeeve Gunathilake, BSc (Mech Eng), MSc (Ind Eng), Supply Chain Director at GlaxoSmithKline. Formerly at Unilever & MAS

Mr. Prasanna Perera, MBA (PIM), FCIM (UK), Chartered Marketer, Marketing Trainer & Consultant

Ms. Gayani de Alwis, MBA (PIM), MSc (Reading), former Director, Customer Care & Supply Chain at Unilever

Mr. Bennett Patternott, MBA (Edith Cowan), MBA (Columbia), BCom (SJ), Head of HR, Carson Cumberbatch PLC

Mr. Priyanga Dassanayake, MBA (PIM), PGD in Marketing CIM (UK), Territory Business Manager - Oracle Corporation Sri Lanka & Maldives

Mr. Rajitha P. Silva, MBA (CSU-Australia), BBA (Colombo), Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Management & Finance, University of Colombo

Col. Raj Vijayasiri (rtd), MBM (KDU), Masters in Def. Studies (USA), former Group Training Manager at Hemas Group

Ms. Priyanthi Silva, MBA (Col), BBM (Kelaniya), Former Head of Group Learning & Development, John Keells Holdings

Mr. Gamini Nanda Gunawardana, BSc Eng (Hons), MBA (Col), C Eng; F.I.E. (SL), MBCS (UK), Consultant - HRD - Goodhope Asia Holdings

Mr. Yukthi Gunasekera, Juris Doctor, (Minnesota Law School, USA), PGD (CIM-UK), BA, former Head of Corporate Communications at John Keells Holdings.

Mr. Manilka Fernando, MBA (Georgia, USA), FCA, Executive Director - Pership Group, Formerly at NDB, Mashreq Bank & Citibank N.A.

Dr. Prabath Karunanayake, MBBS (Colombo), MBA (Colombo), Management Consultant

Ms. Gayani Ranasinghe, BA (Col), Attorneys - at - Law, Deputy General Manager, MAS Active Trading

Mr. Anuk Shehan De Silva, MBA (PIM), FCIM, Chartered Marketer, Deputy General Manager, Brandix Lanka


Mr. Isuru Tillakawardana, LLB (Colombo), MBA (PIM), Chief HR Officer, Commercial Bank.

Ms. Roshanie Jayasundera-Moraes, MBA (PIM), Executive Vice President - John Keells Holdings.


MEDIUM     :English

DURATION : 11 Months



Saturday Batch : Every Saturday from 8.45 am to 1.30pm  |  COMMENCEMENT:  10th March 

Sunday Batch : 2 Sundays per month from 8.45 am to 4.30pm  |  COMMENCEMENT: 18th February

One Weekend Per Month: Saturday & Sunday from 8.45 am to 4.30 pm  |  COMMENCEMENT:  Saturday, 27th January


Distance Supported Learning:  On Request - Please call 0777 868 959 or 0772 204 101 OR email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  • A Bachelor's Degree / Full Professional Qualification OR
  • Professional Diploma in Marketing (CIM) OR PQHRM (IPM) OR CIMA Managerial Level OR equivalent OR
  • 5 years experience in Managerial / Executive Capacity OR
  • 10 years as a Commissioned Officer in Sri Lanka Army / Navy / Air Force /Police


Course Registration Fee: Rs. 12,500
Edexcel Registration Fees: Rs. 80,000 - Payable within 2 months of commencement

Course Fees & Assessment Fees:
Paid in Full - At the start - Rs. 220,000 OR 
Paid in 4 Installments - 1st Instalment : at start , Balance; due at the beginning of 3rd, 5th & 7th months
Rs. 60,000 x 4  = Rs. 240,000

+ 2 % NBT



Course Registration Fee: Rs. 12,500

Edexcel Registration Fees: Rs. 80,000 - Payable within 2 months of commencement

Course Fees & Assessment Fees: Paid in Full - At the start - Rs. 220,000 OR

Paid in 2 Installments - At the start: Rs. 115,000 and next after 3 months: Rs. 115,000

The supported distance learning mode includes text books and study packs, academic articles, video lectures and other relevant video clips that will enrich and enhance the effectiveness of leaning. In addition there will be guidance on the fulfillment of assignments and students could speak to the lecturers via telephone or skype for further guidance. Students will also have the facility of visiting the institute to obtain specific assistance or attend class room sessions whenever possible.



At HRMI, Students will gain admission to the  Northampton MBA programmes with 120 credit exemptions out of a total of 180 credits necessary to complete the MBA.  Only the Research (Independent Study or Business Impact Study: 60 credits) is required to be fulfilled by Edexcel BTEC Level 7 holders to qualify for the award of MBA degree. 


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Specifications - Edexcel Level 7 

Course Information

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