CMI Level 5 Management and Leadership

The Diploma in Management and Leadership is accredited by the Chartered Institute of Management. This qualification is ideal for those who are, or who wish to become, Operational or Departmental Managers, or existing managers who have practical management skills, but wish to develop their theoretical understanding further.

What will I learn?

The course covers a wide range of business management skills and knowledge, including organisational performance, interpersonal skills and personal effectiveness.

Example modules

  • Project development and control
  • Personal development and a manager and leader
  • Managing recruitment, selection and induction
  • Managing team and individual performance
  • Information-based decision making
  • Organisational financial management

How will I be assessed?

Assessment is via practical work-based assignments provided by the college. This ensures you minimise time away from work and that you undertake work study which is relevant to your own organisation’s context.

Entry requirements

Individual employers will set the selection criteria for their apprentices though most will be expected to hold 5 GCSEs at grade C or higher. Prior experience may also be considered. Learners should also have achieved qualifications in English and mathematics at a minimum of level 2 (GCSE) or equivalent.

Progression

Upon successful completion of the apprenticeship, there is an opportunity to study CMI courses at higher levels up to level 8.

Career opportunities

Learners who successfully complete the programme will be awarded a Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership and will also be eligible to register as full members of the CMI.

Roles may include: Operations Manager, Regional Manager, Divisional Manager, Department Manager and specialist managers.

Key responsibilities may include creating and delivering operational plans, managing projects, leading and managing teams, managing change, financial and resource management, talent management, coaching and mentoring.

Additional information

This course will typically take two years to complete but can take less depending on the prior experience of the individual and the specification of the employer.

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