The Professional Development Diploma in Management Studies is a recognised qualification in its own right. Learners can also gain studying membership of the Institute of Leadership and Management. DMS holders may be eligible for entrance into MBA programmes. This course is suitable for The Professional Development Diploma in Management Studies is a professional qualification for those who are senior managers or who wish to move into senior management positions. It provides the knowledge and understanding which underpins the NVQ Level 7 in Management in that it develops the skills of practising managers. This course emphasises the practical aspects of a manager's development.