CMI Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership

Build on your leadership skills to accelerate your strategic performance with the CMI Level 7 Online Distance Learning Course

Who is it for?

Equivalent to a Master’s Degree, the online CMI Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership course, is designed for Managers who are already operating at the strategic level and is designed to improve your ability to implement fundamental management and leadership models within your organisation’s strategic framework.

How will I benefit?

  • Improve your leadership and strategic management skills and processes, and develop your ability to apply them at a strategic level within your organisation
  • Apply the tools, models and theories directly to real-life work-based problems and see the benefits in your organisation
  • Demonstrate to current and prospective employers your capabilities, ambition and commitment to professional development
  • Significantly improve your career prospects and earning power
  • Use your CMI Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership course to progress onto higher levels of study, including top up MBAs with UK universities in the UK

How will I be supported to learn?

  • Our online CMI Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership courses are self-study courses with dedicated support from CMI-approved tutors
  • All manager and strategy 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

  • With the CMI Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership you can choose to study at Award, Certificate, Diploma or Extended Diploma Level
  • RQF Level 7 is regarded in academic terms as being equivalent to a Bachelor’s Degree with Honours, a Bachelor’s Degree, a Professional Graduate Certificate in Education (PGCE), a Graduate Diploma and a Graduate Certificate
  • Our online leadership and management courses are accredited by the Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
  • The CMI Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership course is nationally recognised: all credits earned are transferable to other university or college programmes within a similar discipline

Entry criteria

To study the CMI Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership course you must be:

  • Aged 19 or over
  • Have 2 years or more work experience in a senior management role.

Start date

  • Every Tuesday and Thursday.

Course assessment

  • Completion of a written assignment per Unit (word count per assignment 3,000 to 3,500)
  • 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 7 Strategic Management and Leadership

- Level 7 Award in Strategic 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 Leadership Development as a Strategic Manager (credit value 6)
  • Developing Performance Management Strategies (credit value 7)
  • Financial Management (credit value 7)
  • Strategic Information Management (credit value 9)
  • Conducting a Strategic Management Project (credit value 10)
  • Reviewing Organisational Strategy Plans and Performance (credit value 9)
  • Financial Planning (credit value 6)
  • Developing a Marketing Strategy (credit value 6)
  • Strategic Project Management (credit value 6)
  • Implementing Organisational Change Strategies (credit value 7)
  • Strategic Planning (credit value 9)
  • Strategic Human Resource Planning (credit value 8)
  • Strategic Leadership (credit value 7)
  • Strategic Leadership Practice (credit value 7)
  • Introduction to Strategic Management and Leadership (credit value 10)
  • Developing Risk Management Strategies (credit value 9)
  • Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility (credit value 9)

- Level 7 Certificate in Strategic 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 Leadership Development as a Strategic Manager (credit value 6)
  • Developing Performance Management Strategies (credit value 7)
  • Financial Management (credit value 7)
  • Strategic Information Management (credit value 9)
  • Conducting a Strategic Management Project (credit value 10)
  • Reviewing Organisational Strategy Plans and Performance (credit value 9)
  • Financial Planning (credit value 6)
  • Developing a Marketing Strategy (credit value 6)
  • Strategic Project Management (credit value 6)
  • Implementing Organisational Change Strategies (credit value 7)
  • Strategic Planning (credit value 9)
  • Strategic Human Resource Planning (credit value 8)
  • Strategic Leadership (credit value 7)
  • Strategic Leadership Practice (credit value 7)
  • Introduction to Strategic Management and Leadership (credit value 10)
  • Developing Risk Management Strategies (credit value 9)
  • Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility (credit value 9)

- Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

The Diploma consists of 6 Units and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 39 credits.

Course content: 6 Units from the following (credit value of 39 or more):

  • Personal Leadership Development as a Strategic Manager (credit value 6)
  • Developing Performance Management Strategies (credit value 7)
  • Financial Management (credit value 7)
  • Strategic Information Management (credit value 9)
  • Conducting a Strategic Management Project (credit value 10)
  • Reviewing Organisational Strategy Plans and Performance (credit value 9)
  • Financial Planning (credit value 6)
  • Developing a Marketing Strategy (credit value 6)
  • Strategic Project Management (credit value 6)
  • Implementing Organisational Change Strategies (credit value 7)
  • Strategic Planning (credit value 9)
  • Strategic Human Resource Planning (credit value 8)
  • Strategic Leadership (credit value 7)
  • Strategic Leadership Practice (credit value 7)
  • Introduction to Strategic Management and Leadership (credit value 10)
  • Developing Risk Management Strategies (credit value 9)
  • Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility (credit value 9)

- Level 7 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

The Extended Diploma consists of 9 Units and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 66 credits.

Course content: 9 Units (credit value of 66 credits or more). Learners must complete: ALL Units in Group A and 3 Units from Group B (18 credits or more)

Group A

  • Personal Leadership Development as a Strategic Manager (credit value 6)
  • Developing Performance Management Strategies (credit value 7)
  • Financial Management (credit value 7)
  • Strategic Information Management (credit value 9)
  • Conducting a Strategic Management Project (credit value 10)
  • Reviewing Organisational Strategy Plans and Performance (credit value 9)

Group B

  • Financial Planning (credit value 6)
  • Developing a Marketing Strategy (credit value 6)
  • Strategic Project Management (credit value 6)
  • Implementing Organisational Change Strategies (credit value 7)
  • Strategic Planning (credit value 9)
  • Strategic Human Resource Planning (credit value 8)
  • Strategic Leadership (credit value 7)
  • Strategic Leadership Practice (credit value 7)
  • Introduction to Strategic Management and Leadership (credit value 10)
  • Developing Risk Management Strategies (credit value 9)
  • Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility (credit value 9)

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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 Strategic Management and Leadership – CMI Level 7 (1 Unit)

£200 GBP, plus CMI Registration Fee £144.00, or
Per Unit: £200, plus Registration Fee £144.00

Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership – CMI Level 7 (2 Units)

£400, plus CMI Registration Fee £226.80, or
Per Unit: £200, plus CMI Registration Fee £226.80

Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership – CMI Level 7 (6 Units)

£1200, plus CMI Registration Fee £296.40, or
Per Unit: £200, plus CMI Registration Fee £296.40

Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership – CMI Level 7 (9 Units)

£1800, plus CMI Registration Fee £303.60, or
Per Unit: £200, plus CMI Registration Fee £303.60

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 7 Strategic Project Management (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding the development of a project plan and its impact on strategic objectives.

Level 7 Strategic Planning (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about the process of creating and implementing strategic plans.

Level 7 Strategic Leadership Practice (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

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

Level 7 Strategic Leadership (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

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

Level 7 Strategic Information Management (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about using management information to inform and support strategic decision making.

Level 7 Strategic Human Resource Planning (Credit Value 8)

£200.00

This unit is about the role of human resource planning and the links with strategic objectives.

Level 7 Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about developing an organisational Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, aligning this with business objectives, implementing the strategy, measuring outcomes and reinforcing the Corporate Social Responsibility strategy.

Level 7 Reviewing Organisational Strategy Plans and Performance (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about reviewing current strategic aims and objectives, analysing progress towards their achievement and evaluating alternatives.

Level 7 Personal Development as a Strategic Manager (Credit Value 6)

£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 7 Introduction to Strategic Management and Leadership (Credit Value 10)

£200.00

This unit is about the foundation skills and knowledge of a strategic manager and leader, for those who are new to the role.

Level 7 Implementing Organisational Change Strategies (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying, developing and implementing change strategies to meet organisational objectives, using a range of management models, tools and techniques.

Level 7 Financial Planning (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying, developing, agreeing and monitoring a financial plan that supports strategic objectives.

Level 7 Financial Management (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding financial data and how it is used to support achievement of strategic objectives, managing budgets strategically, developing and making judgements on financial proposals against strategic objectives.

Level 7 Developing Risk Management Strategies (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about developing an organisational risk management strategy, communicating and resourcing risk management strategies, and evaluating outcomes.

Level 7 Developing Performance Management Strategies (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about ensuring that the performance of the team contributes to meeting strategic objectives.

Level 7 Developing a Marketing Strategy (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about developing, agreeing and monitoring a marketing plan that supports strategic objectives.

Level 7 Conducting a Strategic Management Project (Credit Value 10)

£200.00

This unit is about undertaking projects of strategic organisational importance: determining project objectives, undertaking research and analysis to produce recommendations, and evaluating the impact of the project.

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 7 Strategic Project Management (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding the development of a project plan and its impact on strategic objectives.

Level 7 Strategic Planning (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about the process of creating and implementing strategic plans.

Level 7 Strategic Leadership Practice (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

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

Level 7 Strategic Leadership (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

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

Level 7 Strategic Information Management (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about using management information to inform and support strategic decision making.

Level 7 Strategic Human Resource Planning (Credit Value 8)

£200.00

This unit is about the role of human resource planning and the links with strategic objectives.

Level 7 Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about developing an organisational Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, aligning this with business objectives, implementing the strategy, measuring outcomes and reinforcing the Corporate Social Responsibility strategy.

Level 7 Reviewing Organisational Strategy Plans and Performance (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about reviewing current strategic aims and objectives, analysing progress towards their achievement and evaluating alternatives.

Level 7 Personal Development as a Strategic Manager (Credit Value 6)

£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 7 Introduction to Strategic Management and Leadership (Credit Value 10)

£200.00

This unit is about the foundation skills and knowledge of a strategic manager and leader, for those who are new to the role.

Level 7 Implementing Organisational Change Strategies (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying, developing and implementing change strategies to meet organisational objectives, using a range of management models, tools and techniques.

Level 7 Financial Planning (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying, developing, agreeing and monitoring a financial plan that supports strategic objectives.

Level 7 Financial Management (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding financial data and how it is used to support achievement of strategic objectives, managing budgets strategically, developing and making judgements on financial proposals against strategic objectives.

Level 7 Developing Risk Management Strategies (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about developing an organisational risk management strategy, communicating and resourcing risk management strategies, and evaluating outcomes.

Level 7 Developing Performance Management Strategies (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about ensuring that the performance of the team contributes to meeting strategic objectives.

Level 7 Developing a Marketing Strategy (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about developing, agreeing and monitoring a marketing plan that supports strategic objectives.

Level 7 Conducting a Strategic Management Project (Credit Value 10)

£200.00

This unit is about undertaking projects of strategic organisational importance: determining project objectives, undertaking research and analysis to produce recommendations, and evaluating the impact of the project.

The Diploma consists of 6 Units and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 39 credits.

Course content

6 Units (credit value of 39 credits or more).

Level 7 Strategic Project Management (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding the development of a project plan and its impact on strategic objectives.

Level 7 Strategic Planning (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about the process of creating and implementing strategic plans.

Level 7 Strategic Leadership Practice (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

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

Level 7 Strategic Leadership (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

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

Level 7 Strategic Information Management (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about using management information to inform and support strategic decision making.

Level 7 Strategic Human Resource Planning (Credit Value 8)

£200.00

This unit is about the role of human resource planning and the links with strategic objectives.

Level 7 Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about developing an organisational Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, aligning this with business objectives, implementing the strategy, measuring outcomes and reinforcing the Corporate Social Responsibility strategy.

Level 7 Reviewing Organisational Strategy Plans and Performance (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about reviewing current strategic aims and objectives, analysing progress towards their achievement and evaluating alternatives.

Level 7 Personal Development as a Strategic Manager (Credit Value 6)

£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 7 Introduction to Strategic Management and Leadership (Credit Value 10)

£200.00

This unit is about the foundation skills and knowledge of a strategic manager and leader, for those who are new to the role.

Level 7 Implementing Organisational Change Strategies (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying, developing and implementing change strategies to meet organisational objectives, using a range of management models, tools and techniques.

Level 7 Financial Planning (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying, developing, agreeing and monitoring a financial plan that supports strategic objectives.

Level 7 Financial Management (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding financial data and how it is used to support achievement of strategic objectives, managing budgets strategically, developing and making judgements on financial proposals against strategic objectives.

Level 7 Developing Risk Management Strategies (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about developing an organisational risk management strategy, communicating and resourcing risk management strategies, and evaluating outcomes.

Level 7 Developing Performance Management Strategies (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about ensuring that the performance of the team contributes to meeting strategic objectives.

Level 7 Developing a Marketing Strategy (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about developing, agreeing and monitoring a marketing plan that supports strategic objectives.

Level 7 Conducting a Strategic Management Project (Credit Value 10)

£200.00

This unit is about undertaking projects of strategic organisational importance: determining project objectives, undertaking research and analysis to produce recommendations, and evaluating the impact of the project.

The Extended Diploma consists of 9 Units and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 66 credits.

Course content

9 Units (credit value of 66 credits or more). Learners must complete: ALL Units in Group A and 3 Units from Group B (18 credits or more)

Group A

Level 7 Strategic Information Management (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about using management information to inform and support strategic decision making.

Level 7 Reviewing Organisational Strategy Plans and Performance (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about reviewing current strategic aims and objectives, analysing progress towards their achievement and evaluating alternatives.

Level 7 Personal Development as a Strategic Manager (Credit Value 6)

£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 7 Financial Management (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding financial data and how it is used to support achievement of strategic objectives, managing budgets strategically, developing and making judgements on financial proposals against strategic objectives.

Level 7 Developing Performance Management Strategies (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about ensuring that the performance of the team contributes to meeting strategic objectives.

Level 7 Conducting a Strategic Management Project (Credit Value 10)

£200.00

This unit is about undertaking projects of strategic organisational importance: determining project objectives, undertaking research and analysis to produce recommendations, and evaluating the impact of the project.

Group B

Level 7 Strategic Project Management (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about understanding the development of a project plan and its impact on strategic objectives.

Level 7 Strategic Planning (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about the process of creating and implementing strategic plans.

Level 7 Strategic Leadership Practice (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

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

Level 7 Strategic Leadership (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

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

Level 7 Strategic Human Resource Planning (Credit Value 8)

£200.00

This unit is about the role of human resource planning and the links with strategic objectives.

Level 7 Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about developing an organisational Corporate Social Responsibility strategy, aligning this with business objectives, implementing the strategy, measuring outcomes and reinforcing the Corporate Social Responsibility strategy.

Level 7 Introduction to Strategic Management and Leadership (Credit Value 10)

£200.00

This unit is about the foundation skills and knowledge of a strategic manager and leader, for those who are new to the role.

Level 7 Implementing Organisational Change Strategies (Credit Value 7)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying, developing and implementing change strategies to meet organisational objectives, using a range of management models, tools and techniques.

Level 7 Financial Planning (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about identifying, developing, agreeing and monitoring a financial plan that supports strategic objectives.

Level 7 Developing Risk Management Strategies (Credit Value 9)

£200.00

This unit is about developing an organisational risk management strategy, communicating and resourcing risk management strategies, and evaluating outcomes.

Level 7 Developing a Marketing Strategy (Credit Value 6)

£200.00

This unit is about developing, agreeing and monitoring a marketing plan that supports strategic objectives.

Any Questions?