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CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Leadership and Management (Postgraduate)

This course is suitable for those who are currently practising middle or senior level managers and wish to gain a formal qualification in order to reinforce your existing knowledge, build on your current work experience and prepare you for future advancements.

When will I start the course and how long will it take?

This course will commence in January and September. Taking two years to complete you will attend the college for three hours a week.

What will I study?

Based at the Town Centre Campus you will be taught by industry professionals and you will explore the key concepts and elements of strategic leadership and management. The following nine modules will be covered:

  • Personal development
  • Strategic performance management
  • Financial management
  • Strategic information management
  • Conducting a strategic management report
  • Organisational direction and strategic planning
  • Strategic marketing and strategic planning
  • Strategic leadership practice
  • Human resource management

How is it assessed?

You will complete a written assignment at the end of each module studied.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

You must be 19 years or over to enrol on this course. Your previous qualifications and work experience will be considered during the application process.

What are the course fees?

The total cost of this course is £2,573. This includes the registration fee for CMI membership.

There are a number of flexible payment options available including an interest-free payment plan with a monthly direct debit payment or your employer may be willing to fund your course and we can invoice them directly.

If you are aged 19 or over, you could also choose to apply for a 19+ Advanced Learner Loan to cover part of your course fees. An Advanced Learner Loan enables you to study now, pay later. Loan eligibility isn't dependent on income or employment status and there is no credit check. Loan repayments don't start until you have finished your course and earn over £21,000 per year. For more information on the Advanced Learner Loan, please click here.

What can I go on to do once I have completed this course?

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to register as a Student Member with the Chartered Management Institute, the leading professional association for managers and supervisors in Europe. Your CMI qualifications will be recognised by employers nationally.

I'm interested in this course, what do I do next?

If you would like any further information in relation to this course, please contact our enquiries team directly on 0800 99 66 99 or email enquire @ sthelens.ac.uk or drop into our next Enrolment and Information Event. Alternatively, submit an application form to secure a place.

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Why study Management with us?

Professional Recognition

Gain recognition for enhancing your knowledge, understanding and practice of management.


We offer progression routes from levels 3 through to 7.


For the duration of your study you will have access to all key CMI membership services.


We offer flexible study to work around your current commitments.


You will be taught by industry professional tutors.


There is opportunity to network and learn from peers across several industries.