CMI Level 5 in Management & Leadership

These qualifications are aimed at practising or aspiring managers and leaders who are typically accountable to a senior manager or business owner. The primary role of a practising or aspiring manager and leader is to lead and manage individuals and teams to deliver aims and objectives in line with organisational strategy.

AWARD:

Providing an overview of the roles and responsibilities required for managers, the Award will develop the skills required for this level of responsibility.

CERTIFICATE:

The Certificate provides a broader knowledge of skills to help you be more effective in specific management areas, with increased focus on the areas that are most appropriate to your role and organisation.

DIPLOMA:

The Diploma gives you a fully comprehensive bank of the skills and knowledge required to be a manager as part of an organisation, as well as the ability to apply your learning in the context of another organisation or industry sector.

Description

TYPICAL UNITS:

  • Principles of Management and Leadership in an Organisational Context
  • Principles of Developing, Managing and Leading Individuals and Teams to Achieve Success
  • Managing Stakeholder Relationships
  • Managing Projects to Achieve Results
  • Managing Change
  • Creating and Delivering Operational Plans
  • Managing Finance
  • Using Reflective Practice to Inform Personal and Professional Development

ASSESSMENT:

Assessment is normally via practical work-based assignments provided by your Approved Centre. This ensures you minimise time away from work and that you undertake work study which is relevant to your own organisation’s context.

PROGRESSION:

On successful completion of a Level 5 Qualification in Management and Leadership, a number of progression opportunities become available:

  • Enhance your professional status by upgrading your CMI membership
  • Progress to other qualifications at the same level (e.g. from Level 5 Award to Level 5 Certificate etc.)
  • Progress to other qualifications at the next level (e.g. from Level 5 Certificate to Level 6 or 7 Certificate)

Learners who are aspiring to a management role may progress to roles such as:

  • Operations Manager
  • Divisional Manager
  • Departmental Manager
  • Regional Manager
  • Specialist Manager
  • Apply to become a Chartered Manager

For more information, please see the Syllabus or, alternatively, the Qualification Factsheet.

 

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