These qualifications are designed for individuals wishing to develop strategic management and leadership practice who will have the knowledge, skills and behaviours to drive business activities in a senior, regional, specialist, director or CEO management and leadership role.
Within this qualification, you have the opportunity to undertake your learning journey with the option of studying for an Award, Certificate or Diploma depending on the amount of time which you wish to invest. To provide some idea about the nature and extent of that investment you will study one module and then undertake one assessment for the Award with three modules and three assessments for the Certificate. To successfully complete the Diploma you are likely to have to study five modules and then complete the relevant assessments. To fully identify how many modules you will need to study for each qualification you have to identify the number of learning hours in each one and then check this against the number of hours needed for the qualification.
Each of the qualifications contains a range of units, which are reflective of the tasks and activities required by managers in roles such as senior managers, regional management and specialist managers who are accountable to a senior manager or business owner. as such, you will typically find that modules include human resource management, operations management, marketing, accounting and finance, leadership,, strategic management and managing change. As you can see these are a range of modules fitting for somebody who is working at senior management level or someone who aspires to work at this level.
In summary and to reassure you of the robustness of this CMI Level 7 in Strategic Management and Leadership it is aligned to the CMI Professional Standards and the Standard for the Senior Leader’s Master’s Degree Apprenticeship ST0480/01 (SLMDA).