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

This course is suitable for students aged 19 and over.

The Chartered Institute of Management (CMI) is the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards of management and leadership excellence. With a member community of over 100,000, CMI gives managers and leaders, and their organisations, the skills they need to improve their performance and create an impact. Holding a professional management qualification and Chartered status are crucial if individual managers and organisations are to succeed. It can lead to additional earnings of £81,000 over a career for individuals and makes individuals 9% more employable. The CMI level 7 Diploma in Strategic Leadership and Management (Postgraduate) is suitable for those who are currently practising 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 has flexible start dates and will take two years to complete.

This course will initially be delivered remotely via online learning, while we are in a period of national lockdown. We hope to return to traditional face-to-face teaching as soon as we can.

What will I study?

Taught by industry professionals you will explore the key concepts and elements of strategic leadership and management.

The following nine modules will be covered:

  • Personal development as a strategic manager and leader
  • Developing performance management strategies
  • Financial Management
  • Strategic information management
  • Conducting a strategic management report
  • Reviewing organisational strategy plans and performance
  • Strategic leadership
  • Strategic planning
  • Strategic HR Planning

You will study alongside like-minded people in classes delivered by friendly supportive tutors.

How is it assessed?

You will complete a written assignment at the end of each module studied. No examinations are required.

Do I need any previous qualifications to start this course?

Ideally, you should have achieved the CMI Level 5 Extended Diploma in Leadership and Management, or an equivalent qualification. However, your previous qualifications and work experience will be considered for entry on to the course.

What are the course fees?

The total cost of this course is £2,600. 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. If your company are willing to fund your course, we can help you to arrange this.

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

This qualification will enable you to progress in your career as a strategic manager. Membership of the Chartered Management Institute will be offered to you upon completion of your studies. You can also apply for Chartered Manager status upon successful completion.

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

If you would like to submit an application to study this course, simply fill in our online form here.

However, if you still have questions in relation to this course and wish to receive further information, please submit your enquiry here.

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Why study Business with us?

Industry Experts

Lecturers and tutors have extensive experience in commercial industries.

Diverse Range of Topics

Explore a wide range of topics from marketing and accounting to management.

Employer Links

Work closely with local and regional employers on live briefs and projects. 

Flexible Qualification

A business qualification is adaptable across a wide range of sectors and industries.


Our excellent progression routes can lead to an apprenticeship, university or employment.

Valuable Insight

You will take trips abroad and in the UK to gain first-hand experience of the industry.