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Management & Leadership CMI Level 5 Diploma (top-up from Certificate)

This qualification is for the development of the role and skills of managers. These qualifications aim to develop personal management capabilities, make effective us of information in decision-making, operations and the development of the skills in managing people.

Raymond Whyte

“One of the best things about my studies is the teaching staff – they’re patient, supportive and they make the classes interactive. They also bring expertise from industry, so they aren’t just technically able but have the practical background to show how what they’re teaching applies to the real world.”

“The skills I’m learning in class are having a direct impact on my job – for example, I’ve developed a marketing plan for the delivery of a nursery education grant programme which covers a range of local communication channels in London, so I’m already seeing benefits in my day-to-day work thanks to the course.”

Raymond Whyte - Management & Leadership CMI Level 5 Diploma

Entry requirements

Entry is through interview and evidence of completing the Certificate. You must have either a degree or considerable management experience.

Course content

This course allows you to build on at least two units completed on the Level 5 Certificate in Management & Leadership. The units studied are dependent upon the units that you have completed and credits currently achieved.

An example of the units include the following:

  • Managing the team and individual performance
  • Conducting a marketing plan
  • Resources management
  • Meeting stakeholder needs
  • Being a leader 

Skill building in research, writing skills, presentations, interviewing, development of a business case or strategy, planning and evaluating are included.

Assessment methods

Assessment is through assignments which may involve a variety of business formats such as personal development plans, research projects, report writing, presentations, interviewing and planning. Deadlines are set for submission of assessments. Significant reading and preparation of assignments is required in your own time.

Further study and career options

You can apply for Chartered Manager status or apply to a university to do a Level 6 or 7 Management or Business top-up course.

Additional information

On this part-time course you will be required to attend one evening per week. Significant home study and timely completion of assignments will be required to be successful on this course. All aspects of management theory are covered and there is the opportunity to network and learn from other senior managers from a variety of business sectors.

Course information & how to book

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LengthStart DateDay(s)Time(s)FeesLocationCourse Code
12 weeks 23/11/2016 Wed 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm £1263 Cauldwell Street E2306 Course in progress

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Accessibility
We have access arrangements in place to help students with disabilities or any other particular needs. Call us on 01234 291000 for more information.

Additional formats
Course information sheets are also available in large print and audio formats. Call us on
01234 291000 to order your copy.
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