Level 5

Management & Leadership


1 year
34 weeks


Rush Green


Sep 2020
Jan 2021


Adult 19+
Higher Education


Management & HR

If you've been managing people within your work for some time but want to take the steps to further your career - then this CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership is for you.

The programme concentrates on the practical application of management theory and principles in the context of the developing middle manager. It provides a foundation for continuing professional and personal development in management.

Study on this course and you'll cover modules including:

  • Managing Stakeholder Relationships
  • Managing Change
  • Planning, Procuring and Managing Resources
  • Managing Quality and Continuous Improvement
  • Principles of Marketing Products and Services
  • Using Reflective Practice to Inform Personal and Professional Development
  • Principles of Leadership Practice

Assessment is via written assignments.

Most course units are assessed and verified internally and then sent to the Chartered Management Institute for moderation.

Student Membership of the Chartered Management Institute (CMI) will be included in the course and full membership offered to you on completion.

To study on this course you'll ideally have successfully completed the Level 3 Principles of Management & Leadership course - or have a similar qualification.

You'll need to have appropriate management experience in the workplace.

Good levels of written English and computer skills are also required. You may be asked to sit an initial assessment at interview to show proficiency

This course is suitable for those who have experience at an appropriate managerial level

Pass this course with flying colours and you may wish to progress onto the CMI Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership at Level 7.

You could alternatively use your qualification to study Business Management at degree level. Some universities may consider entering you part-way through the degree course.

If you're staying in work, you'll find that completing the course will help you progress in your managerial career.

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Where it can lead to

There are number of routes you can take following successful completion of a course. Further study can include Higher Education courses or a Higher Apprenticeship where you will expand your skills through study whilst earning a wage. Or you may choose to move directly into employment.

Contact our careers team for further guidance.