CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership

Course Details

  • Start Date
    October 2019
  • Duration
    1 year
  • Attendance
    Part Time
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  • Course Description

    This management course is an important qualification if you aspire to hold a position in management, and want to build a portfolio of transferable skills. It is a practical programme designed to develop the management and leadership skills necessary for today’s environment. The qualification recognises current achievements as preparation for future development. The course offers a flexible study programme allowing you to choose to study the formal timetable or elect to study units of your choice, helping you to gradually build a recognised qualification.

    For the Level 5 Diploma you will study the following modules:

    • Being a leader
    • Leadership in practice
    • Managing team and individual performance
    • Meeting stakeholder and quality needs
    • Conducting a management project
  • Teaching and Assessment

    The majority of modules are taught via lectures; other teaching methods include seminars, tutorials, workshops and guided learning/independent activities.

    You will be assessed by written coursework, submitted electronically.

  • Progression Opportunities

    The natural academic progression route on completion of this course is to study the Level 7 in Strategic Management and Leadership (RQF) at an institution of your choice, subject to meeting the institutions entry criteria. A Diploma in Management and Leadership is the benchmark qualification for full CMI membership, taking you another step towards Chartered Manager status.

  • Career Progression

    This is an internationally recognised qualification that will help you to develop your career in middle to senior management. Some of our successful students have been recognised for promotion with their current employers, while others have sought a more responsible role with other employers. 

  • Entry Requirements

    To be employed in a junior/middle management position (one year minimum), have a CMI Certificate in First Line Management or an NVQ Level 4 in Management. Mature students without the stated entry requirements but with appropriate experience, are encouraged to apply.