CMI Level 5 Management and Leadership

An essential manager training course, this CMI Level 5 distance learning course, will improve your core management skills development

Who is it for?

The online CMI Level 5 Management and Leadership course is designed to help Managers develop their core management capabilities and competencies, such as resource management, recruitment and information management.

How will I benefit?

  • With the CMI Level 5 Management and Leadership course, you will explore all the fundamental management theories and models, and improve your practical management skills
  • Develop an in-depth understanding of process and staff management
  • Build your problem-solving skills and be enabled to apply them directly in your workplace, benefiting your organisation
  • Demonstrate to your employer that you are proficient in current management practices and your commitment to professional development, improving your chances of rapid career progression
  • Use your manager training to progress onto higher levels of study, such as BA (Hons) top up course

How will I be supported to learn?

  • Our online CMI Level 5 Management and Leadership 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

Qualification

  • You can choose to study the CMI Level 5 Management and Leadership course at Award, Certificate, Diploma or Extended Diploma Level
  • The Diploma and Extended Diploma in Management and Leadership are the benchmark qualifications for full CMI membership, making you eligible for Chartered Manager status
  • RQF Level 5 is regarded in academic terms as being equivalent to a Foundation Degree and Higher National Diploma (HND)
  • Our online leadership and management courses 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

Entry criteria

To study the CMI Level 5 Management and Leadership course you must be:

  • Aged 19 or over
  • Have work experience as a Manager or in a similar role.

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

Required study time

  • 8 to 10 weeks per Unit.

Timetable options

Option 1
Set timetable with fixed assignment submission dates.

or

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.

Course duration

  • Award – 8 to 10 weeks
  • Certificate – 16 to 20 weeks
  • Diploma – 48 to 60 weeks
  • Extended Diploma – 72 to 90 weeks

Award levels for the CMI Level 5 Management and Leadership

- level 5 Award in Management and Leadership

The Award consists of 1 Unit and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 6 credits.

Course content: 1 Unit from the following:

  • Personal development as a manager and leader (credit value 6)
  • Information based decision making (credit value 7)
  • Managing team and individual performance (credit value 9)
  • Practices of resource management (credit value 7)
  • Meeting stakeholder and quality needs (credit value 6)
  • Conducting a management project (credit value 10)
  • Organisational Financial Management (credit value 9)
  • Conducting a Marketing Plan (credit value 9)
  • Project Development and Control (credit value 6)
  • Planning for Development (credit value 6)
  • Managing Recruitment and Selection (credit value 7)
  • Being a leader (credit value 7)
  • Leadership Practice (credit value 7)
  • Introduction to Management and Leadership (credit value 7)
  • Operational Risk Management (credit value 7)
  • Organisational Corporate Social Responsibility (credit value 7)

- Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership

The Certificate consists of 2 Units and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 13 credits.

Course content: 2 Units from the following (credit value of 13 or more):

  • Personal development as a manager and leader (credit value 6)
  • Information based decision making (credit value 7)
  • Managing team and individual performance (credit value 9)
  • Practices of resource management (credit value 7)
  • Meeting stakeholder and quality needs (credit value 6)
  • Conducting a management project (credit value 10)
  • Organisational Financial Management (credit value 9)
  • Conducting a Marketing Plan (credit value 9)
  • Project Development and Control (credit value 6)
  • Planning for Development (credit value 6)
  • Managing Recruitment and Selection (credit value 7)
  • Being a leader (credit value 7)
  • Leadership Practice (credit value 7)
  • Introduction to Management and Leadership (credit value 7)
  • Operational Risk Management (credit value 7)
  • Organisational Corporate Social Responsibility (credit value 7)

- Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership

The Diploma consists of 6 Units and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 38 credits.

Course content: 6 Units (credit value of 38 credits or more).

  • Personal development as a manager and leader (credit value 6)
  • Information based decision making (credit value 7)
  • Practices of resource management (credit value 7)
  • Meeting stakeholder and quality needs (credit value 6)
  • Conducting a management project (credit value 10)
  • Organisational Financial Management (credit value 9)
  • Conducting a Marketing Plan (credit value 9)
  • Project Development and Control (credit value 6)
  • Planning for Development (credit value 6)
  • Managing Recruitment and Selection (credit value 7)
  • Being a leader (credit value 7)
  • Leadership Practice (credit value 7)
  • Introduction to Management and Leadership (credit value 7)
  • Operational Risk Management (credit value 7)
  • Organisational Corporate Social Responsibility (credit value 7)

- Level 5 Extended Diploma in Management and Leadership

The Extended Diploma consists of 9 Units and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 62 credits.

Course content: Learners must complete: ALL Units in Group A; 1 Unit from Group B; 3 Units from Group C (a combination of 19+ credits).

Group A

  • Personal development as a manager and leader (credit value 6)
  • Information based decision making (credit value 7)
  • Practices of resource management (credit value 7)
  • Meeting stakeholder and quality needs (credit value 6)
  • Conducting a management project (credit value 10)

Group B

  • Managing team and individual performance (credit value 9)
  • Being a leader (credit value 7)

Group C

  • Organisational Financial Management (credit value 9)
  • Conducting a Marketing Plan (credit value 9)
  • Project Development and Control (credit value 6)
  • Planning for Development (credit value 6)
  • Managing Recruitment and Selection (credit value 7)
  • Leadership Practice (credit value 7)
  • Ethical Organisational Management (credit value 7)
  • Planning a Change Process (credit value 7)
  • Leading Equality and Diversity (credit value 7)
  • Developing and Managing Networks (credit value 7)
  • Managing Ideas and Innovation (credit value 7)
  • Managerial Decision Making (credit value 7)
  • Introduction to Management and Leadership (credit value 7)
  • Operational Risk Management (credit value 7)
  • Organisational Corporate Social Responsibility (credit value 7)

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Fees

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

Award in Management and Leadership - CMI Level 5 (1 Unit)

£200 GBP, plus CMI Registration Fee £122.40, or
Per Unit: £200, plus Registration Fee £122.40

Certificate in Management and Leadership – CMI Level 5 (2 Units)

£400, plus CMI Registration Fee £170.40, or
Per Unit: £200, plus CMI Registration Fee £170.40

Diploma in Management and Leadership – CMI Level 4 (6 Units)

£1200, plus CMI Registration Fee £219.60, or
Per Unit: £200, plus CMI Registration Fee £219.60

Extended Diploma in Management and Leadership – CMI Level 5 (9 Units)

£1800, plus CMI Registration Fee £235.20, or
Per Unit: £200, plus CMI Registration Fee £235.20

If you have chosen to pay per unit, the CMI Registration Fee is payable once at the start of the course.

Course Enrolment Options

Option 1

You can enrol and purchase unit (s) directly from this website by adding your chosen units from the units available below. Please complete the short application form before purchasing your unit (s) (course) and making payment (this is part of the purchase process). On completion of payment you will be automatically enrolled on your unit(s) course within Moodle (our course delivery platform).  We will contact you within 24 hours to confirm your enrolment and additional information such as tutor allocation.

Option 2

Please complete an online application form and we will contact you via email with 24 hours.

Any Questions?

Select your award level and units...

The Award consists of 1 Unit and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 6 credits.

Course content

1 Unit from the following:

Level 5 Project Development and Control (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding projects, developing project plans and management strategies, and ensuring projects achieve objectives with targets.

Level 5 Practices of Resource Management (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying, planning, using and evaluating resources to meet objectives.

Level 5 Planning for Development (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about planning human resource requirements to enable work objectives to be met and providing objective development opportunities for individuals.

Level 5 Personal Development as a Manager and Leader (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about assessing and improving individual management and leadership skills and competencies against objectives.

Level 5 Organisational Financial Management (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about financial management systems and controls and the impact of external factors on organisational financial management.

Level 5 Organisational Corporate Social Responsibility (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding the organisational strategy for Corporate Social Responsibility, developing an implementation plan, delivering the plan and evaluating and reporting results.

Level 5 Operational Risk Management (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding risk, assessing risk, implementing and evaluating risk management activities.

Level 5 Meeting Stakeholder and Quality Needs (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about meeting stakeholder requirements to agreed quality standards and seeking improvements.

Level 5 Managing Team and Individual Performance (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about the management of individual and team performance and how to improve performance.

Level 5 Managing Recruitment and Selection (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying a need for staff, selecting objectively and inducting effectively within legal and organisational requirements.

Level 5 Leadership Practice (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about the links between management and leadership, key leadership principles and leadership theory.

Level 5 Introduction to Management and Leadership (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about the foundation skills and knowledge of a middle manager and leader.

Level 5 Information Based Decision Making (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about using, presenting and communicating data that supports decision making.

Level 5 Conducting a Marketing Plan (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding the role of marketing, the organisation’s current market position and planning for widening markets.

Level 5 Conducting a Management Project (Credit Value 10)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying, researching and producing a work-related project and evaluating its impact.

Level 5 Being a Leader (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding and applying leadership skills and the understanding of ethical and cultural issues within the organisation.

The Certificate consists of 2 Units and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 13 credits.

Course content

2 Units from the following (credit value of 13 or more):

Level 5 Project Development and Control (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding projects, developing project plans and management strategies, and ensuring projects achieve objectives with targets.

Level 5 Practices of Resource Management (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying, planning, using and evaluating resources to meet objectives.

Level 5 Planning for Development (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about planning human resource requirements to enable work objectives to be met and providing objective development opportunities for individuals.

Level 5 Personal Development as a Manager and Leader (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about assessing and improving individual management and leadership skills and competencies against objectives.

Level 5 Organisational Financial Management (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about financial management systems and controls and the impact of external factors on organisational financial management.

Level 5 Organisational Corporate Social Responsibility (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding the organisational strategy for Corporate Social Responsibility, developing an implementation plan, delivering the plan and evaluating and reporting results.

Level 5 Operational Risk Management (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding risk, assessing risk, implementing and evaluating risk management activities.

Level 5 Meeting Stakeholder and Quality Needs (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about meeting stakeholder requirements to agreed quality standards and seeking improvements.

Level 5 Managing Team and Individual Performance (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about the management of individual and team performance and how to improve performance.

Level 5 Managing Recruitment and Selection (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying a need for staff, selecting objectively and inducting effectively within legal and organisational requirements.

Level 5 Leadership Practice (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about the links between management and leadership, key leadership principles and leadership theory.

Level 5 Introduction to Management and Leadership (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about the foundation skills and knowledge of a middle manager and leader.

Level 5 Information Based Decision Making (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about using, presenting and communicating data that supports decision making.

Level 5 Conducting a Marketing Plan (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding the role of marketing, the organisation’s current market position and planning for widening markets.

Level 5 Conducting a Management Project (Credit Value 10)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying, researching and producing a work-related project and evaluating its impact.

Level 5 Being a Leader (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding and applying leadership skills and the understanding of ethical and cultural issues within the organisation.

The Diploma consists of 6 Units and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 38 credits.

Course content

6 Units (credit value of 38 credits or more)

Level 5 Project Development and Control (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding projects, developing project plans and management strategies, and ensuring projects achieve objectives with targets.

Level 5 Practices of Resource Management (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying, planning, using and evaluating resources to meet objectives.

Level 5 Planning for Development (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about planning human resource requirements to enable work objectives to be met and providing objective development opportunities for individuals.

Level 5 Personal Development as a Manager and Leader (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about assessing and improving individual management and leadership skills and competencies against objectives.

Level 5 Organisational Financial Management (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about financial management systems and controls and the impact of external factors on organisational financial management.

Level 5 Organisational Corporate Social Responsibility (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding the organisational strategy for Corporate Social Responsibility, developing an implementation plan, delivering the plan and evaluating and reporting results.

Level 5 Operational Risk Management (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding risk, assessing risk, implementing and evaluating risk management activities.

Level 5 Meeting Stakeholder and Quality Needs (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about meeting stakeholder requirements to agreed quality standards and seeking improvements.

Level 5 Managing Recruitment and Selection (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying a need for staff, selecting objectively and inducting effectively within legal and organisational requirements.

Level 5 Leadership Practice (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about the links between management and leadership, key leadership principles and leadership theory.

Level 5 Introduction to Management and Leadership (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about the foundation skills and knowledge of a middle manager and leader.

Level 5 Information Based Decision Making (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about using, presenting and communicating data that supports decision making.

Level 5 Conducting a Marketing Plan (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding the role of marketing, the organisation’s current market position and planning for widening markets.

Level 5 Conducting a Management Project (Credit Value 10)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying, researching and producing a work-related project and evaluating its impact.

Level 5 Being a Leader (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding and applying leadership skills and the understanding of ethical and cultural issues within the organisation.

The Extended Diploma consists of 9 Units and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 62 credits.

Course content

Learners must complete: ALL Units in Group A; 1 Unit from Group B; 3 Units from Group C (a combination of 19+ credits).

Group A

Level 5 Practices of Resource Management (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying, planning, using and evaluating resources to meet objectives.

Level 5 Personal Development as a Manager and Leader (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about assessing and improving individual management and leadership skills and competencies against objectives.

Level 5 Meeting Stakeholder and Quality Needs (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about meeting stakeholder requirements to agreed quality standards and seeking improvements.

Level 5 Information Based Decision Making (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about using, presenting and communicating data that supports decision making.

Level 5 Conducting a Management Project (Credit Value 10)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying, researching and producing a work-related project and evaluating its impact.

Group B

Level 5 Managing Team and Individual Performance (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about the management of individual and team performance and how to improve performance.

Level 5 Being a Leader (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding and applying leadership skills and the understanding of ethical and cultural issues within the organisation.

Group C

Level 5 Project Development and Control (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding projects, developing project plans and management strategies, and ensuring projects achieve objectives with targets.

Level 5 Planning for Development (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about planning human resource requirements to enable work objectives to be met and providing objective development opportunities for individuals.

Level 5 Planning a Change Process (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying opportunities for change, modelling the change process and managing the change to produce expected outcomes.

Level 5 Organisational Financial Management (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about financial management systems and controls and the impact of external factors on organisational financial management.

Level 5 Organisational Corporate Social Responsibility (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding the organisational strategy for Corporate Social Responsibility, developing an implementation plan, delivering the plan and evaluating and reporting results.

Level 5 Operational Risk Management (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding risk, assessing risk, implementing and evaluating risk management activities.

Level 5 Managing Recruitment and Selection (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying a need for staff, selecting objectively and inducting effectively within legal and organisational requirements.

Level 5 Managing Ideas and Innovation (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about encouraging and supporting the identification and practical implementation of ideas and innovation across the organisation.

Level 5 Managerial Decision Making (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about the challenges and skills of making managerial decisions that must be made in support of the organisational objectives, purpose and vision.

Level 5 Leading Equality and Diversity (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about organisational commitment to equality and diversity, and its application and support throughout the organisation.

Level 5 Leadership Practice (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about the links between management and leadership, key leadership principles and leadership theory.

Level 5 Introduction to Management and Leadership (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about the foundation skills and knowledge of a middle manager and leader.

Level 5 Ethical Organisational Management (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about the principles of organisational ethics, the effect on corporate social responsibility, and understanding organisational ethics in differing cultural values systems and ideologies.

Level 5 Developing and Managing Networks (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about developing managerial networks, capitalising on those networks by using data or information gained to inform the organisation’s plans.

Level 5 Conducting a Marketing Plan (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding the role of marketing, the organisation’s current market position and planning for widening markets.

Any Questions?