Notice On The Diploma In Management

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse om diplomuddannelsen i ledelse

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Overview (table of contents) Chapter 1 Purpose and structure, etc.

Chapter 2 Access

Chapter 3 Content, etc.

Chapter 4 Exam

Chapter 5 curriculum

Chapter 6 Other rules

Chapter 7 entry into force of The full text of the Executive order on the diploma in management

Pursuant to section 11, paragraph 2, article 13, paragraph 4, article 15, paragraph 5 – 6, § 19, nr. 1, point (a), section 20, section 20a and section 30, paragraph 2 of the law on vocational education and higher education (further education system) for adults, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 1051 of 29. August 2007, as amended by Act No. 536 of 12. June 2009 shall be determined:

Chapter 1

Purpose and structure, etc.

§ 1. Diploma programme aims to improve the professional competence of adults and their personal and professional competence to independently carry out management tasks in the private as well as public enterprises and institutions, etc., as well as provide preconditions for further training.

(2). Training is conducted at a level equal to the level of a professional bacheloruddannelse or a bachelor's degree.

(3). Teaching should be based on the latest knowledge on key trends in occupations and professions, as well as research.

(4). The training constitutes an independent rounded educational courses.

§ 2. The training is a vocational higher part-time education offered as open education.

(2). The education is rated for one student per year. One student FTE is a full-time student work for 1 year and is equivalent to 60 ECTS credits.

(3). The institution shall organise training as part-time teaching within a time frame of up to 3 years, but may organise it as full-time classes, see. section 2, paragraph 7, of the Act on open education.

(4). The training is organised as delimited modules, see. § 2, paragraph 3, of the Act on open education.

(5). Training must be completed within 6 years after the student has begun training. The institution may in exceptional circumstances derogate from here.

§ 3. Those who have completed the diploma in management, has the right to use the term diploma in management. The English term is Diploma of Leadership.

§ 4. Diploma in management, including its professional content, see. § 7, must be approved by the Ministry of education, before it offered.

(2). The training offered by the institutions which are approved for this purpose by the Ministry of education.

§ 5. The institution determines how many students it will record, unless the Ministry establishes an annual minimum or maximum figures for recording capacity.

(2). Provision of training must be advertised publicly.

Chapter 2


§ 6. Access to education is subject to the condition that the applicant has completed a course at the level of a medium of higher education, a bachelor's degree, a relevant education at least at the level of a short higher education or a higher adult education implemented as regulated pathways. The institutions may, in the curriculum of the basic regulation. section 9, paragraph 1, lay down the rules on the requirements for the applicant's specific professional conditions.

(2). Applicants must have at least 2 years of relevant work experience after completed upper secondary education.

(3). The institution may accept applicants who do not meet the conditions laid down in paragraph 1, but as the basis of a specific assessment is estimated to have assumptions that can be equated with it.

Chapter 3

Content, etc.

§ 7. Training includes, in accordance with rules laid down in the curriculum of the basic regulation. § 9 (1):

1) 6 compulsory modules, each equivalent to 5 ECTS-points:

a) personal leadership 1: leadership and communication,

b) personal leadership 2: Professional leadership,

(c) management and staff) 1: Leadership in the dynamic relationships,

d) management and staff 2: Leadership in learning and competence of relationships,

e) management and organization 1: Organization and processes, and

f) management and organization 2: Organization, management and strategy.

2) 3 selection pre-decided modules for training professional area, each equivalent to 5 ECTS credits.

3) A final project, equivalent to 15 ECTS-points in one of the institution approved topic related to education 9 modules provide evidence that the level of education achieved.

Chapter 4


§ 8. Each of the 9 modules, see. § 7, ends with a rating. Rules shall be laid down in the curriculum of the basic regulation. section 9, paragraph 1.

(2). The final project is concluded with an individual assessment with external censorship.

(3). For tests and exams, moreover, applies the rules laid down in the Ordinance on tests and exams in vocational education (exam notice) and Ordinance on the grading scale and the other judgement (karakterskala order).

Chapter 5

Academic regulations

§ 9. The institutions providing training, draw up jointly within the framework of the Executive order on the arrangements for training in a curriculum. The curriculum must include rules relating to:

1) upper secondary education and special professional prerequisites, see. section 6 (1).

2) the individual modules, see. § 7, nr. 1 – 2:

a) targets for learning outcomes,

(b)) Content,

c) Extent specified in ECTS credits,

d) teaching and learning methods and

e) Temporal location, including the organisation as full-time and part-time.

3) preparation of final project, see. § 7, nr. 3.

4) rating, see. § 8, paragraph 1.

5) transitional arrangements referred to in article 6. section 10, paragraph 2.

6) Merit, see. § 11.

(2). In addition to the rules laid down pursuant to this Ordinance contains rules established in accordance with the curriculum examinations.

(3). The curriculum indicate that the institution when it is justified by exceptional circumstances, may grant derogations from the rules in the curriculum, which alone is provided by institutions.

§ 10. In the preparation of the curriculum and essential amendments thereto shall seek the opinion of the customer representatives and institutions from censor the Presidency.

(2). Academic regulations and significant amendments thereto shall contain the necessary transitional arrangements and enter into force by a studieårs start.

(3). Current curriculum should be available on the homepage of the institutions.

Chapter 6

Other rules

§ 11. Successful educational elements from another Danish or foreign higher education institution may, in accordance with the decision in the individual case or in accordance with rules laid down by the institution of the curriculum take the place of educational elements, which are covered by this notice (merit). The decision shall be taken on the basis of a professional assessment of the equivalence of the relevant programme elements.

§ 12. Certified training modules in public management at diploma level is passed, giving the right to merit for the corresponding module in the diploma in management in a 1:1 ratio, see. notice of certification of educational elements in public management at diploma level and the establishment of a certificeringsråd (certification notice).

(2). The institutions shall report annually the number of submitted applications, the meaning of merit. (1) the Ministry of education.

§ 13. The Ministry may permit derogation of this Ordinance as part of the trials. At the same time, the Ministry shall determine the duration of the experiment and the reporting form.

§ 14. The Ministry of education decides to dispense with this Ordinance, when it is justified by exceptional circumstances, except in the cases referred to in section 2, paragraph 5.

§ 15. The institution's decisions under this Ordinance may be brought before the Ministry of education, when the complaint relates to legal questions. The complaint shall be submitted to the institution, which shall deliver its opinion that the complainant shall be given the opportunity to comment within a period of not less than 1 week. The institution shall forward the complaint to the Ministry attached to the opinion and the complainant's comments to do so.

(2). The deadline for filing a complaint in accordance with paragraph 1 is 2 weeks from the day the decision is communicated to the complainant.

Chapter 7

Date of entry into force of

§ 16. The notice shall enter into force on the 1. July 2009 and have effect for students who have begun training the 1. August 2009 or later.

(2). Executive Order No. 120 of 25. February 2003 on the diploma programme in management is repealed.

(3). Students, who by 1. January 2010 begins on training, may, where the individual institution's circumstances permit it, completing the training according to the rules laid down in the notice referred to in paragraph 2.
The Ministry of education, the 29. June 2009 P.M.V.
Torben Kornbech Rasmussen Head/Cathrine Christensen

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