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Leadership Management
Level 5

Management & Leadership


1 year


Rush Green Campus


Jan 2024


Adult 19+
Higher Education


Management & HR

If you've been managing people within your work for some time but want to take the steps to further your career - then this CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership is for you.

CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership qualifications are designed for middle managers as well as those aspiring to senior management and Chartered Manager status who want to develop key skills such as managing resources, managing quality and improving leadership.

Study on this course and you'll cover modules including:

  • Managing Stakeholder Relationships
  • Managing Change
  • Planning, Procuring and Managing Resources
  • Managing Quality and Continuous Improvement
  • Principles of Marketing Products and Services
  • Using Reflective Practice to Inform Personal and Professional Development
  • Principles of Leadership Practice

Assessment is via written assignments.

Most course units are assessed and verified internally and then sent to the Chartered Management Institute for moderation.

To study on this course you'll ideally have successfully completed the Level 3 Principles of Management & Leadership course - or have a similar qualification.

You'll need to have appropriate management experience in the workplace.

Good levels of written English and computer skills are also required. You may be asked to sit an initial assessment at interview to show proficiency

This course is suitable for those who have experience at an appropriate managerial level

On successful completion of a Level 5 Qualification in Management and Leadership, a number of progression opportunities become available:

  • Enhance your professional status by upgrading your CMI membership
  • Progress to other qualifications at the same level (e.g. from Level 5 Award to Level 5 Certificate etc.)
  • Progress to other qualifications at the next level (e.g. from Level 5 Certificate to Level 6 or 7 Certificate)
  • If you're staying in work, you'll find that completing the course will help you progress in your managerial career.

Student Membership of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) will be included in the course and full membership offered to you on completion.

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Career progression

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.