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CMI Diploma Management and Leadership QCF L5 (SCQF L9)

Campus OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 8

Study mode Open learning

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Course overview

This Management and Leadership CMI Diploma is designed for middle managers and those aspiring to become senior management. This course will develop your leadership skills and you will gain up-to-date knowledge and understanding on a range of topics including; recruitment, managing stakeholders, decision making and performance management. 

This Diploma qualification will give you the key skills and competencies you will need to become an effective manager and leader. The course will strengthen and develop your knowledge of middle management by focusing on specific management and leadership areas that apply to your job. To achieve the Diploma, you will be required to gain all 8 units. For more information on this qualification please visit the Chartered Management Institute here: 

The Diploma is the benchmark qualification for full CMI membership and is approved for SAAS part-time fee grant funding if you meet certain criteria. https://www.saas.gov.uk/part-time

The fee for this course is £1,667.

For more information visit the Chartered Management Institute website. Management & Leadership Development and Training - CMI (managers.org.uk)

What you will learn

  • Principles of Leadership Practice
  • Managing Change
  • Principle of Recruiting, Selecting and Retaining Talent
  • Managing Performance
  • Managing Projects to Achieve Results
  • Using Data and Information for Decision-Making
  • Using Reflective Practice to Inform Personal and Professional Development

How the course is assessed

  • Written assignments set by CMI
  • Professional discussions

Number of days per week

  • Online delivery via MS Teams one afternoon per week 13.30-16.00 hrs 
  • Next course start date is Wednesday 20th September, 2023

Entry requirements

  • HNC level studies in management or a related subject  
  • Educated to SCQF level 7
  • Mature/experienced managers are accepted on the basis of current or recent work experience 
  • We welcome your application if you are currently unemployed and feel that you match the requirements 

Information on Tests / Auditions / Interview Requirements

  • Interviews will be conducted via MS Teams or phone

English Proficiency Requirements

Minimum IELTS 5.5 or equivalent

Progression and Articulation Routes

  • CMI L7 (SCQF L11) Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice

Career options

  • Career in management and leadership
  • Promotion at work 

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Cost
OL - Open Learning/Cross Campus Open learning 01/01/01 £1700