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CMI Management & Leadership Diploma

The programme centres on the practical application of management theory and principles in the context of the developing middle manager, thus providing a foundation for continuing professional and personal development in management.

This qualification is intended for middle managers that are able to demonstrate competence at the appropriate level in key areas that include managing activities, resources, people and information. This qualification is relevant to people who are responsible for:

Allocating work to others

Achieving results by using resources effectively

Carrying out policy in a defined area of authority

Controlling limited financial budgets

Contributing to broader activities such as change, finance and staff recruitment

Course Information

  • Course Level

    Level 5

  • Delivery

    Part-Time

  • Duration

    1 Year

  • Awarding Body

    This programme is awarded by:

    Chartered Management Institute
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This course includes the following core modules that all students complete:

 

501 – Principles of Management and Leadership in an Organisational Context

502 – Principles of Developing, Managing and Leading Individuals and Teams to Achieve Success

509 – Managing Stakeholder Relationships

513 – Managing Projects to Achieve Results

514 – Managing Change

515 – Creating and Delivering Operational Plans

520 – Managing Finance

525 – Using Reflective Practice to Inform Personal and Professional Development

Occasional changes to modules and course content may take place. Students will be notified when applicable.

 

Teaching and Assessment Methods

The primary way of delivering this course is on campus, although this is assessed on an individual basis.

On campus teaching includes a combination of lectures, small group seminars, workshops, guest lectures and one to one discussions with your tutor.

Assessment is via a combination of assignments, case study, Continuing Professional Development Evidence; Presentation; Role Play; Simulations and Work-based Evidence. This ensures that you develop a range of key management skills and that you undertake work study, which is relevant to your own workplace context, whether this be in the Private, Public or Third Sectors.

There are no exams within this programme.

Acceptance onto the CMI Diploma in Leadership and Management is via interview by the CMI Programme Leader. It is expected that you will already hold a Level 3 or equivalent management qualification to commence on this programme or have work experience in a management role.

We are committed to creating educational opportunities for people from a variety of backgrounds and situations. If you have been out of formal education for some time, and/or you do not have the qualifications stated, we might still be able to consider your application and offer you a range of support. We are here to help. Please get in touch to find out more.

This course is particularly relevant to people already working in, or looking to develop a career within management in Public, Private or Third Sector roles.

This course provides a range of skills relevant across a variety of different professions. People who have completed this course have gone on to work in areas including Operations Management, Senior Leadership and supported career progression.

If you wish to continue studying beyond this course, it will provide you with a strong academic basis to do so. Course progression routes could include MBA, Masters or progression onto the CMI Level 7 programme.

Financial Support

UK students can take out a tuition fee loan to cover the cost of their course and a maintenance loan to cover living costs.

We also have a range of other financial support available.

Course Fees

UK

We do not currently have fee information available for this course. Please contact us for further information.

Additional Costs

This course is particularly relevant to people already working in, or looking to develop a career within management in Public, Private or Third Sector roles.

This course provides a range of skills relevant across a variety of different professions. People who have completed this course have gone on to work in areas including Operations Management, Senior Leadership and supported career progression.

If you wish to continue studying beyond this course, it will provide you with a strong academic basis to do so. Course progression routes could include MBA, Masters or progression onto the CMI Level 7 programme.

 

Enquire about this course

To find out more and apply for this course, please contact us via the telephone number below.

Call 0800 358 74 74

Information for EU Students

From January 2021, how you apply for a course will change. For more information, read the UK Government's guide for the UK points-based immigration system for EU students (pdf).

Visit our International pages for more information and contact details