CMI Level 7 Professional Consulting

Develop your strategic consultancy skills with this CMI Level 7 self-study course

Who Is It For?

This online CMI Level 7 Professional consulting training programme is designed for those currently working as professional consultants or seeking to enter the field, focusing on developing your strategic consultancy skills such as entry and diagnosis, group dynamics, communicating strategies and managing interventions.

How Will I Benefit?

  • This CMI training will develop the fundamental strategic skills, tools and techniques that are key to successful management consulting
  • Improve your ability to practically apply such fundamental processes and strategies when advising your clients
  • Demonstrate to future clients that you are a highly capable professional consultant, with the ability to offer effective and practical advice
  • These CMI training courses will increase your ability to win contracts and forge effective, long-standing client relationships
  • Use your business consultant certification to progress onto higher levels of study, such as an MBA or Master’s course
  • Successful students can progress onto the Chartered Management Consultant (ChMC) Award


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


  • Choose to study at Award, Certificate, Diploma or Extended Diploma Level
  • RQF Level 7 is regarded in academic terms as being equivalent to a Master’s Degree, an Integrated Master’s Degree, a Postgraduate Diploma, a Postgraduate Certificate in Education (PGCE) and a Postgraduate Certificate
  • Our management consultant 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

CMI Level 7 Professional Consulting Syllabus 

CMI Level 7 Professional Consulting

Our PDF guide includes information on all four levels for this course for you to download and save to review at a later time or send to a colleague who may be interested.

You can also present this PDF to your employer with an invoice if your company looking to review course content before paying for your professional development.

How Will I Be Supported To Learn?

  • Courses are self-study courses with dedicated support from CMI-approved tutors
  • All 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 are available by phone, email, social media, instant messenger to assist with any issues or concerns during your course

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

Ready to start your journey?

Four Award Levels for the CMI Level 7 Professional Consulting.

You must be 19+ years old and have 2 years or more work experience in a senior management role, plus some experience as a consultant (or similar) in any sector to apply for this course.

Award in Professional Consulting, CMI Level 7

Units:Time: 8-10 weeks

Cost: £404.00 (includes CMI Registration Fee)


Certificate in Professional Consulting, CMI Level 7

Units: 2 Time: 16-20 weeks

Cost: £736.00 (includes CMI Registration Fee)

10% off if you pay in full*

*Discount does not include CMI Registration Fee


Diploma in Professional Consulting, CMI Level 7

Units:Time: 32-40 weeks

Cost: £1310.00 (includes CMI Registration Fee)

10% off if you pay in full*

*Discount does not include CMI Registration Fee


Extended Diploma in Professional Consulting, CMI Level 7

Units: 7 Time: 56-70 weeks

Cost: £2096.00 (includes CMI Registration Fee)

10% off if you pay in full*

*Discount does not include CMI Registration Fee

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