CMI Level 8 Strategic Direction and Leadership

Focus on translating organisational strategy into effective performance with this CMI Level 8 online distance learning course

Who Is It For?

Equivalent to a Doctorate in Management, the online CMI Level 8 Strategic Direction and Leadership course is designed for Directors and Senior Managers with responsibility for developing and implementing ethical and performance-driven strategy across multiple organisations, leading by example to inspire teams and provide clear direction.

How Will I Benefit?

  • The CMI Level 8 Strategic Direction and Leadership will develop the advanced skills and knowledge that you need to lead transformational strategic change within your organisation(s), accelerating performance in multiple settings
  • Apply the tools, models and theories directly to real-life work-based problems and see the benefits in your organisation
  • This CMI distance learning course will demonstrate to current and prospective employers your capabilities, ambition and commitment to professional development
  • Achieve the highest level of strategic learning, significantly improving your career prospects and earning power

Fees

Course fees cover study materials, personal tutor support, assessments and affiliate membership of the CMI until course completion.

Qualification

  • With the CMI Level 8 Strategic Direction and Leadership you can choose to study at Award, Certificate or Diploma Level
  • The Award offers concise learning to strengthen your current skills and build on your understanding of roles and responsibilities of strategic management
  • The Certificate further develops your skills and drives the benefits of your learning directly back into your workplace
  • The Diploma develops all the key strategic management skills your need to implement organisational strategy and drive positive, transformational change
  • The CMI Level 8 Strategic Direction and Leadership is a RQF Level 8 qualification and is regarded in academic terms as being equivalent to Doctorate/PhD
  • Our online management qualifications are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
  • Nationally recognised: all credits earned are transferable to other university or college programmes within a similar discipline

Three award levels for the CMI Level 8 Strategic Direction and Leadership:

Award in Strategic Direction and Leadership, CMI Level 8

Entry: 19+, have a Level 7 qualification or equivalent and/or have been in a Senior Management position for at least 3 years

Units: 1

Time: 8-10 weeks

Cost: £248

+ one-off CMI Registration Fee £156

Certificate in Strategic Direction and Leadership, CMI Level 8

Entry: 19+, have a Level 7 qualification or equivalent and/or have been in a Senior Management position for at least 3 years

Units: 2

Time: 16-20 weeks

Cost: £248 per unit

+ one-off CMI Registration Fee £240

10% off if you buy a full course*

*does not include CMI Registration Fee

Diploma in Strategic Direction and Leadership, CMI Level 8

Entry: 19+, have a Level 7 qualification or equivalent and/or have been in a Senior Management position for at least 3 years

Units: 7

Time: 48-60 weeks

Cost: £248 per unit

+ one-off CMI Registration Fee £318

10% off if you buy a full course*

*does not include CMI Registration Fee

How Will I Be Supported To Learn?

  • Our online leadership and management qualifications are self-study courses with dedicated support from CMI-approved tutors
  • All our CMI certification courses are delivered via Moodle and in collaboration with the CMI and Management Direct
  • All course materials are available online and can be accessed 24/7
  • Tutors are available by phone and the online learning system to provide support and assistance with assignments and study materials
  • Support Services available by phone, email, social media, instant messenger to assist with any issues or concerns during your course

Timetable Options

Option 1
Set timetable with fixed assignment submission dates.

Option 2
Flexible submission dates, within the fixed course duration.

Please note: if you choose option 2, the submission dates for your assignments are your choice, but you MUST complete all the assignments for the course by the given end date.

Start Date

Every Tuesday and Thursday.

Course Assessment

  • Completion of a written assignment per Unit (word count per assignment 2,500 to 3,000)
  • No examinations

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Level 8 Award in Strategic Direction and Leadership

The Award consists of 1 Unit and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 10 credits.

Please add one-off CMI Registration fee:

  • CMI Level 8 Award in Strategic Direction and Leadership Registration fee

    £156.00Add to cart

Choose 1 Unit from the following:

  • Personal Development as a Strategic Leader (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

  • Collective Strategy Development (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

  • Inter-organisational Strategic Planning (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

  • Inter-organisational Strategic Direction (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

  • Strategic Communication (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

  • Strategic Culture (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

Level 8 Certificate in Strategic Direction and Leadership

The Certificate consists of 2 Units and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 20 credits.

 

Purchasing units individually:

(Minimum purchase of CMI Registration Fee and 1 unit. Each unit is £248)

Please add one-off CMI Registration fee:

  • CMI Level 8 Certificate in Strategic Direction and Leadership Registration fee

    £240.00Add to cart

Choose 2 Units from the following:

  • Personal Development as a Strategic Leader (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

  • Collective Strategy Development (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

  • Inter-organisational Strategic Planning (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

  • Inter-organisational Strategic Direction (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

  • Strategic Communication (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

  • Strategic Culture (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

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Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Direction and Leadership

The Diploma consists of 7 Units and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 67 credits.

 

Purchasing units individually:

(Minimum purchase of CMI Registration Fee and 1 unit. Each unit is £248)

Please add one-off CMI Registration fee:

  • CMI Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Direction and Leadership Registration fee

    £318.00Add to cart

Learners must complete ALL units in Group A and 1 Unit from Group B.

Group A

  • Personal Development as a Strategic Leader (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

  • Collective Strategy Development (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

  • Inter-organisational Strategic Planning (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

  • Inter-organisational Strategic Direction (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

  • Strategic Communication (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

  • Strategic Culture (credit value 10)

    £248.00Add to cart

Group B

  • Strategic Leadership (credit value 7)

    £248.00Add to cart

  • Strategic Leadership Practice (credit value 7)

    £248.00Add to cart

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