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Level 7 CMI Strategic Management & Leadership Qualification


This online course has been developed specifically for directors and senior managers whose responsibilities include translating organisational strategy into effective performance. The CMI Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership qualifications require students to focus on the implementation of their organisational strategy.

Building on the managerial skills and knowledge you already have, the management course will give you a greater understanding of the various roles and responsibilities involved in strategic management. You can customise your qualification to suit your professional needs through focusing on specific units of the management qualification.

To see if you are eligible for the Level 7 management qualification and advice please ring our team on 0844 8549218.

See below for further information.

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Academic Equivalent

The CMI Level 7 online course is the equivalent to a Master’s Degree but without the long hours and years to complete, giving you more time to concentrate on getting that new future.

This is a full UK regulated qualification highly valued within the UK and around the world and includes 12 months membership of the Chartered Management Institute.

  • Academic equivalent to a Master’s Degree
  • Highly valued and sort after by employees throughout the UK and EU
  • Internationally recognised due to the skills and knowledge needed to carry out your role
  • Holds the same value certification from a college or university
  • A CMI is an internationally recognised certificate
  • Tailored, bespoke courses for you
  • Unlimited access to learning materials
Course Overview

The areas you can gain skills and knowledge in are:

  • Building Working Relations
  • Controlling Resources
  • Providing Customer Service
  • Being a Team Leader
  • Team Leader Development
  • Team Performance

Extended Diploma – 24 months study period based on 2-3 hours study/week

You are required to pass six mandatory units (32 credits) plus gaining eighteen credits from a selection of your choice. These are an example of the units you can study:

  • Personal Development as a Strategic Manager
  • Developing Performance Management Strategies
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic Information Management
  • Conducting a Strategic Management Project
  • Reviewing Organisational Strategy Plans & Performance
  • Financial Planning
  • Developing a Marketing Strategy
  • Strategic Project Management
  • Implementing Organisation Change Strategies
  • Strategic Planning
  • Strategic Human Resource Planning
  • Strategic Leadership
  • Strategic Leadership Practice
  • Introduction to Strategic Management and Leadership
  • Developing Risk Management Strategies
  • Strategic Corporate Social Responsibilities
Note: These courses are Assignment based only (one assignment/unit) – there are no formal examinations. 

Diploma – 18 months study period based on 2-3 hours study/week

Minimum of 39 credits required

Certificate – 18 months study period based on 2-3 hours study/week

Minimum of 13 credits required

Award – 6 months study period based on 2-3 hours study/week

Minimum of 6 credits required

Support Included

To ensure successful completion of this course the following support is included:

  • Student Support Team
  • Industry Expert Tutors – available for all courses, contactable in a number of ways including After Hours support and monthly tutor meetings to provide feedback on progress
  • Face to Face Tutor support
  • Mentor Support – every student receives a dedicated student mentor throughout their studies
  • Assignment support
Payment Options and Discounts

For purchases of 1 to 9 user enrolments select the number of users you require and add the product to your shopping cart by selecting Add to Cart. You will then be able to make payment using most credit and debit cards or a Paypal account.

For a licence for 10 or more user enrolments, discounts, or if you would like to pay by BACs transfer or by invoice, please contact a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218 or email [email protected].

Purchasing Options for your Organisation

We offer a variety of purchasing options giving you total flexibility in how you purchase online training for your organisation. Let us know your requirements and we’ll advise you on the most cost efficient method of purchasing:

  • User Licence – a licence for a specified user on specified course/s. The user licence consists of a number of enrolments for a user to use on specified courses.
  • Course Licence – a licence for specified course/s for any learner. The course licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on specified course/s for any learner;
  • Bundle Licence – a licence for a specified bundle of courses. The bundle licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on any course for any learner in the bundle;
  • Subscription Licence – a licence for a maximum number of users to access any course in a specified bundle;
  • Site Licence – a licence to install one course, or one or more bundles of courses on your own learning management system. The site licence consists of a number of enrolments to use on any course for any learner in the bundle;

For more information on purchasing options and discounts please phone a customer advisor on 0844 854 9218.

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