CIPD Level 7

Advanced Diploma in Strategic People Management

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What is a CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in HR?

The CIPD Level 7 Diploma in Strategic People Management is an advanced qualification in human resources developed by the CIPD.

CIPD Level 7 is the equivalent to earning a postgraduate degree and is the next step for those with significant HR experience or who have already completed their Level 5 qualification.

The Level 7 course is clearly linked to the CIPD Profession Map and provides learners with a deep level of understanding which progresses their expertise in HR and supports a transition to senior strategic roles.

What are the benefits of the Level 7 HR qualification?

By enrolling on a CIPD Level 7 course, you’ll gain valuable insights into advanced areas of HR, including leadership skills and writing detailed and accurate reports aimed at persuading key stakeholders to adopt new policies.

Successfully completing the CIPD Level 7 Diploma in Strategic People Management will enable you to apply for Chartered Membership Status of CIPD.

Frequently Asked Questions

The Advanced Diploma in Strategic People Management is suited to individuals who are experienced people practitioners; are working in a senior people practice role and wish to extend and deepen their skills and understanding to shape strategy, policy and people; or who wish to shape people practice creating value for a wide audience.

There are no formal entry requirements for you to enrol. However, this qualification is designed for learners aged 21+ and you should meet the requirements of the learning outcomes and have the appropriate literacy and numeracy needed to complete the CIPD Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Strategic People Management. Previous experience in HR is recommended.

On average it takes 18 to 24 months to complete the Level 7 Advanced Diploma, however this will vary between participants.

Choose a style of learning that suits you!

Study anytime, anywhere with our 100% online programmes, offering a truly flexible experience to help you fit the qualification around your lifestyle, you will have 24/7 access to our e-learning platform, resources and webinars.

Prefer more face-to-face learning? Our blended programmes offer a unique blend of workshops, webinars, e-learning and community collaboration.

The diploma consists of 4 core units and 3 specialist units:

  • Work and working lives in a changing business environment
  • People management and development strategies for performance
  • Personal effectiveness, ethics and business acumen
  • Business research in people practice
  • Strategic employment relations
  • Resourcing and talent management to sustain success
  • Strategic reward management

You will also select one optional unit from the following:

  • Advanced employment law in practice
  • Learning and development in practice
  • Technology enhanced learning
  • Advanced diversity and inclusion
  • Managing people in an international context

You'll complete written assignments for each module that you study, and submit them online to be marked by our assessors and moderated by CIPD.

At DPG, we offer the industry-recognised CIPD Level 7 course at an incredible price — helping you advance to the next step in your career in HR and save money in the process.

If your course is being funded directly from your company our programme advisors can help you build a business case for your employer outlining the benefits of studying a CIPD qualification. Call us on 0330 660 0220 to find out more.

If you’re self-funding your studies, we have a variety of flexible payment plans, both with low deposits and 0% finance options. For a personalised payment plan, please call one of our programme advisors who can talk you through all your options.

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