CMI Level 5 Certificate in Professional Consulting

Develop your management consultancy skills with this CMI Level 5 self-study course

  • 19+ years old
  • 2 years or more work experience in a senior management role
TIME: 16-20 weeks, 1 day per week
TOTAL COST: £676.00
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The CMI Level 5 Certificate in Professional Consulting offers concise learning to build on your management practice skills and develop essential competencies you need to work as a professional consultant. Regarded in academia terms as equivalent to a Foundation Degree and accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI), this nationally recognised qualification with transferable credits within a similar discipline is the perfect step to begin applying the tools, models and theories directly to real-life work-based problems, track the benefits and your career advancements, or progress onto higher levels of study.

The course includes study materials, personal tutor support, assessments and affiliate membership of CMI until course completion.

CMI Level 5 Professional Consulting Syllabus

Managers, Supervisors or Team Leaders

Looking to take your team and organisation to the next level?

This course will develop your knowledge and build your consultancy skills to plan and manage consultancy sessions, develop performance-driven strategies, and improve your ability to win contracts.

Looking for a next step in your career?

Demonstrate to current and prospective employers your capabilities, ambition and commitment to professional development. Achieve a nationally-recognised qualification, significantly improving your career prospects and earning power.

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Level 5 Certificate in Professional Consulting

The Certificate consists of 2 Units and a minimum of 130 TUT credits (Total Unit Time).

5029 Introduction to Consulting Essentials (TUT 80)
5030 Planning and Managing Consultancy Interventions (TUT 80)
5031 The Role and Responsibilities of a Consultant (TUT 60)
5032 The Client Relationship (TUT 80)
5033 Communication for Consultants (TUT 70)
5034 Problem Solving Tools and Techniques for Consultants (TUT 90)

Self-study information

Each unit should take approximately 8-10 weeks to complete, with at least 1 day of study per week.

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First payment £428.00 includes a one-off CMI Registration Fee (£180.00) and your first unit (£248.00)

Additional units can be purchased one at a time at £248.00 when required.


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Award in Professional Consulting, CMI Level 5

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Diploma in Professional Consulting, CMI Level 5

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Cost: £1728.00 (includes CMI Registration Fee)

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