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Level 6 Diploma in School Business Management

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Level 6 Diploma in School Business Management

The Level 6 Diploma in School Business Management is designed for senior members of non-teaching staff working across small groups of schools or a single large school. These School Business Managers (SBMs) will have high-level responsibility for managing human resources, finances and facilities. The qualification develops their knowledge and skills, enabling them to work more strategically and enhance their contribution in complex settings.
  • Expand your skills, knowledge and competences to play a lead role in the management of schools
  • Enhance your contribution to the leadership and management of your school
  • Extend your knowledge and understanding of teaching and learning in schools and the management of resources for learning
  • Improve your research skills to understand the school as an organisation
  • Develop skills in measuring the performance of schools, programme management, strategic financial management, organisational transformation and change management.
  • Develop key members of non-teaching staff and improve management and leadership within your school
  • Save up to one third of the headteacher’s time – freeing them to lead learning
  • Make a significant contribution to the effective financial management of the school
  • Improve the support for teachers, increasing the leadership capacity within the school andimproving educational outcomes for students.
This qualification builds high-level skills in school management through six mandatory units covering the management of school finances and programmes, measuring school performance and understanding and transforming schools as organisations.

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Diploma

We have three sizes of qualification: certificate, award and diploma in increasing order of size

Qualification level
Credit Value

The range of credits a learner must undertake to gain this qualification

78 -
Structure

Details of the qualification, learning time involved and criteria a learner must satisfy

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