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CMI Diploma in Management and Leadership Level 5 (RQF)

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100% online
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7 units
153 guided
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CMI Diploma in Management and Leadership Level 5 (RQF)

This Course at a Glance

  • Develop a comprehensive specialist skillset for middle management roles
  • Learn how to manage change, stakeholder relationships, and more
  • Achieve our highest Level 5 CMI qualification
  • Equivalent to a Foundation Degree
  • Open to learners aged 18+
  • Nationally recognised
  • 100% online
  • No exams

 

About Your Diploma

This course is perfect for you if you want a solid understanding of the underpinning principles of management and leadership, as well as a comprehensive range of specialist skills to stand out for middle management jobs.

Earn Our Highest Level 5 CMI Qualification

Equivalent to a Foundation Degree at university, and the most comprehensive Level 5 CMI qualification on offer with learndirect, this Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership is designed to create the highest performing middle managers in business.

Throughout your studies, you will learn everything about drawing the passion and drive to succeed out of individuals and teams in a business. You will also understand how to recognise the workforce's current and future capabilities and how you can facilitate its growth while monitoring performance.

The course also dives deep into the need to inspire a culture of innovative thinking and a sense of entrepreneurship. This is in addition to giving you the skills to reflect on past activities, including your own actions, to pave the way to a more successful future.

Acquire Even More Specialist Skills

What separates this Level 5 CMI course from others in its series is that it equips you with a broader specialist skillset that is bound to impress employers.

You will delve into:

  • Operational planning - setting KPIs, monitoring quality and results, and reporting
  • Change management – facilitating organisational change to achieve set objectives
  • Stakeholder relationships – planning and developing long-lasting, sustainable and beneficial connections with key players

 

Getting Started

learndirect is the leading UK online course provider, offering learners a more flexible method of achieving both traditional and alternative qualifications. This CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership is a nationally recognised Foundation Degree equivalent qualification that will put you on the path to a rewarding career in middle management.

Don’t Settle For Less

You will get the highest standard of education by studying management and leadership with The Chartered Management Institute (CMI). This is because the CMI is the benchmark professional body for the management and leadership sector, and the only organisation able to award Chartered status to leadership and management professionals.

Study Around Your Lifestyle

Education shouldn’t just be open to those who can study full-time. This is why we offer courses with no set classes or timetables, so you can set the pace and place of your learning. There’s no pressure to drop or rearrange your existing commitments to fit in your studies. Simply log on when it suits and get qualified when you’re ready.

Also, if you aren’t already a CMI member, you will gain access to a free Affiliate membership with the CMI for the duration of your studies!

Modules

Unit CMI 526: Principles of Leadership Practices

Guided Learning Hours – 30

Total Unit Time – 80

Credits – 8

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand leadership practice in an organisation
  • Understand leadership styles
  • Understand the impact of leadership within organisations

 

Unit CMI 503: Principles of Managing and Leading Individuals and Teams to Achieve Success

Guided Learning Hours – 25

Total Unit Time – 50

Credits – 5

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand approaches to managing and leading teams
  • Know how to achieve a balance of skills and experience in teams
  • Know techniques for managing and leading individuals and teams to achieve success

 

Unit CMI 509: Managing Stakeholder Relationships

Guided Learning Hours – 18

Total Unit Time – 40

Credits – 4

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the different types and value of stakeholder relationships
  • Understand the frameworks for stakeholder management
  • Know how to manage stakeholder relationships
  • Know methods for measuring the impact of stakeholder engagement and organisational performance

 

Unit CMI 514: Managing Change

Guided Learning Hours – 19

Total Unit Time – 50

Credits – 5

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the reasons for change in organisations
  • Understand approaches to change management
  • Understand how to initiate, plan and manage change in an organisation

 

Unit CMI 515: Creating and Delivering Operational Plans

Guided Learning Hours – 22

Total Unit Time – 60

Credits – 6

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the principles of operational planning in an organisation
  • Know how to create an operational plan in line with organisational objectives
  • Know how to manage and lead the delivery of an operational plan
  • Know how to monitor and measure the outcome of operational planning

 

Unit CMI 517: Principles of Innovation

Guided Learning Hours – 23

Total Unit Time – 50

Credits – 5

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the role of innovation within organisations
  • Understand the process of managing innovation in an organisation

 

Unit CMI 525: Using Reflective Practice to Inform Personal and Professional Development

Guided Learning Hours – 16

Total Unit Time – 50

Credits – 5

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the value of reflective practice to inform personal and professional development
  • Know how to apply reflective practice to inform personal and professional development

Entry Requirements

Anyone aged 18 and above can enrol on this course.

Experience in a leadership or management role is highly beneficial to completing this course. However, there are no specific entry requirements to enrol.

There are no exams involved in this course. Instead, you will evidence your understanding by passing a range of assessments.

Please note that you will need to sign and date a Statement of Authenticity to confirm the assessments you submit have been completed by yourself and not a third party.   

CMI

Upon successful completion of this online course, you will have achieved a nationally recognised Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership (qualification number: 603/2392/9).

The Chartered Management Institute is a professional institution for management based in the United Kingdom.

With this Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership to your name, employers in all avenues of business will know you have the knowledge and ability to drive their workforce towards success.

Having such a wide-ranging specialist skillset will help you stand out from the crowd when it comes to applying for or progressing to roles in management like a:  

  • Departmental Manager
  • Divisional Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Specialist Manager

Further Qualifications and Prospects 

Once you have completed the Foundation Degree equivalent Level 5 suite of CMI qualifications on offer with us, you can continue your learning and professional development by moving up to the next tier.

Our Level 7 CMI courses are set at the postgraduate level of education and provide you with a Masters Degree equivalent qualification.

Through learndirect, you can study the:

  • Level 7 Award in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice
  • Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice 
  • Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice

Through these courses, you will be able to climb closer to the top of the ladder in your business management and leadership career.

  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 11th October
  • SALE Savings End Midnight Tuesday 11th October

CMI Diploma in Management and Leadership Level 5 (RQF)

This Course at a Glance

  • Develop a comprehensive specialist skillset for middle management roles
  • Learn how to manage change, stakeholder relationships, and more
  • Achieve our highest Level 5 CMI qualification
  • Equivalent to a Foundation Degree
  • Open to learners aged 18+
  • Nationally recognised
  • 100% online
  • No exams

 

About Your Diploma

This course is perfect for you if you want a solid understanding of the underpinning principles of management and leadership, as well as a comprehensive range of specialist skills to stand out for middle management jobs.

Earn Our Highest Level 5 CMI Qualification

Equivalent to a Foundation Degree at university, and the most comprehensive Level 5 CMI qualification on offer with learndirect, this Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership is designed to create the highest performing middle managers in business.

Throughout your studies, you will learn everything about drawing the passion and drive to succeed out of individuals and teams in a business. You will also understand how to recognise the workforce's current and future capabilities and how you can facilitate its growth while monitoring performance.

The course also dives deep into the need to inspire a culture of innovative thinking and a sense of entrepreneurship. This is in addition to giving you the skills to reflect on past activities, including your own actions, to pave the way to a more successful future.

Acquire Even More Specialist Skills

What separates this Level 5 CMI course from others in its series is that it equips you with a broader specialist skillset that is bound to impress employers.

You will delve into:

  • Operational planning - setting KPIs, monitoring quality and results, and reporting
  • Change management – facilitating organisational change to achieve set objectives
  • Stakeholder relationships – planning and developing long-lasting, sustainable and beneficial connections with key players

 

Getting Started

learndirect is the leading UK online course provider, offering learners a more flexible method of achieving both traditional and alternative qualifications. This CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership is a nationally recognised Foundation Degree equivalent qualification that will put you on the path to a rewarding career in middle management.

Don’t Settle For Less

You will get the highest standard of education by studying management and leadership with The Chartered Management Institute (CMI). This is because the CMI is the benchmark professional body for the management and leadership sector, and the only organisation able to award Chartered status to leadership and management professionals.

Study Around Your Lifestyle

Education shouldn’t just be open to those who can study full-time. This is why we offer courses with no set classes or timetables, so you can set the pace and place of your learning. There’s no pressure to drop or rearrange your existing commitments to fit in your studies. Simply log on when it suits and get qualified when you’re ready.

Also, if you aren’t already a CMI member, you will gain access to a free Affiliate membership with the CMI for the duration of your studies!

Modules

Unit CMI 526: Principles of Leadership Practices

Guided Learning Hours – 30

Total Unit Time – 80

Credits – 8

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand leadership practice in an organisation
  • Understand leadership styles
  • Understand the impact of leadership within organisations

 

Unit CMI 503: Principles of Managing and Leading Individuals and Teams to Achieve Success

Guided Learning Hours – 25

Total Unit Time – 50

Credits – 5

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand approaches to managing and leading teams
  • Know how to achieve a balance of skills and experience in teams
  • Know techniques for managing and leading individuals and teams to achieve success

 

Unit CMI 509: Managing Stakeholder Relationships

Guided Learning Hours – 18

Total Unit Time – 40

Credits – 4

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the different types and value of stakeholder relationships
  • Understand the frameworks for stakeholder management
  • Know how to manage stakeholder relationships
  • Know methods for measuring the impact of stakeholder engagement and organisational performance

 

Unit CMI 514: Managing Change

Guided Learning Hours – 19

Total Unit Time – 50

Credits – 5

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the reasons for change in organisations
  • Understand approaches to change management
  • Understand how to initiate, plan and manage change in an organisation

 

Unit CMI 515: Creating and Delivering Operational Plans

Guided Learning Hours – 22

Total Unit Time – 60

Credits – 6

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the principles of operational planning in an organisation
  • Know how to create an operational plan in line with organisational objectives
  • Know how to manage and lead the delivery of an operational plan
  • Know how to monitor and measure the outcome of operational planning

 

Unit CMI 517: Principles of Innovation

Guided Learning Hours – 23

Total Unit Time – 50

Credits – 5

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the role of innovation within organisations
  • Understand the process of managing innovation in an organisation

 

Unit CMI 525: Using Reflective Practice to Inform Personal and Professional Development

Guided Learning Hours – 16

Total Unit Time – 50

Credits – 5

Upon completion of this unit, you will:

  • Understand the value of reflective practice to inform personal and professional development
  • Know how to apply reflective practice to inform personal and professional development

Entry Requirements

Anyone aged 18 and above can enrol on this course.

Experience in a leadership or management role is highly beneficial to completing this course. However, there are no specific entry requirements to enrol.

Assessment

There are no exams involved in this course. Instead, you will evidence your understanding by passing a range of assessments.

Please note that you will need to sign and date a Statement of Authenticity to confirm the assessments you submit have been completed by yourself and not a third party.   

Qualifications

CMI

CMI logo

Upon successful completion of this online course, you will have achieved a nationally recognised Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership (qualification number: 603/2392/9).

The Chartered Management Institute is a professional institution for management based in the United Kingdom.

With this Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership to your name, employers in all avenues of business will know you have the knowledge and ability to drive their workforce towards success.

Having such a wide-ranging specialist skillset will help you stand out from the crowd when it comes to applying for or progressing to roles in management like a:  

  • Departmental Manager
  • Divisional Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Specialist Manager

Further Qualifications and Prospects 

Once you have completed the Foundation Degree equivalent Level 5 suite of CMI qualifications on offer with us, you can continue your learning and professional development by moving up to the next tier.

Our Level 7 CMI courses are set at the postgraduate level of education and provide you with a Masters Degree equivalent qualification.

Through learndirect, you can study the:

  • Level 7 Award in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice
  • Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice 
  • Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership Practice

Through these courses, you will be able to climb closer to the top of the ladder in your business management and leadership career.

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