CMI Level 8 Diploma in Strategic Direction and Leadership

FOCUS ON TRANSLATING ORGANISATIONAL STRATEGY INTO EFFECTIVE PERFORMANCE WITH THIS CMI LEVEL 8 DIPLOMA SELF-STUDY COURSE

  • 19+ years old
  • Level 7 or equivalent and/or Senior Management position of 3 years minimum
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First time managers, Team Leaders and Supervisors

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

This course will develop your knowledge and build your advanced skills to inspire your team, develop and implement ethical and performance-driven strategies, lead by example with clear direction for transformational strategic change for your team and organisation.

Looking for a next step in your career?

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.

About this course

The CMI Level 8 Diploma is the highest level certification available in Strategic Direction and Management. This course will strengthen your current skills and build on your understanding of roles and responsibilities of strategic management while further developing your skills to drive the benefits of your learning directly back into your workplace to implement organisational strategy and drive positive, transformational change. Regarded as equivalent to Doctorate/PhD in Management and accredited by the CMI (Chartered Management Institute), this nationally recognised qualification with transferable credits within a similar discipline is the ultimate step to begin applying the models, tools and theories to real work-based scenarios and problems, and track the benefits as well as your career advancements.

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

CMI Level 8 Strategic Direction and Leadership Syllabus 

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CMI Level 8 Strategic Direction and Leadership

Diploma Level Qualification

The Diploma consists of 7 Units and a minimum of 670 TUT credits (Total Unit Time).

Mandatory six units:
8001 Personal development as a strategic leader (TUT 100)
8002 Collective strategy development (TUT 100)
8003 Inter-organisational strategic planning (TUT 100)
8004 Inter-organisational strategic direction (TUT 100)
8005 Strategic communication (TUT 100)
8006 Strategic culture (TUT 100)

Plus one unit of your choice:
7013 Strategic leadership (TUT 70)
7014 Strategic leadership practice (TUT 70)

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CMI Chartered Manager (CMgr) Fast Track available with this course

As a Chartered Manager you’ll join a community of high performing professional managers at the top of their game who are self-aware and skills-focused, delivering real value for their business.

For those that Enrol onto a Diploma level qualification from Level 5 upwards and based upon successful completion, Sussex business School will process a full application covering all CMI Chartered Manager Award requirements.

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Frequently Asked Questions

E-learning is the method of Educating, Developing, and Progressing via digital means. E-learning is a constantly evolving industry that stays up to date and relevant while providing options for individuals to develop at their own rate. Due to the more recent Covid Pandemic, with traditional means of education being forced to adapt, E-learning has received a huge increase of demand which has been sustained even when things have gone back to ‘normal’. With countless industries now providing a range of alternative forms of Education and Qualifications via online means, the ability to develop in an affordable and flexible manner is becoming more and more efficient and common. E-learning is perfect for those that already lead a busy life and don’t have the time to commit to multiple years of face-to-face education. We take pride as a leading educator via E-learning styles and are constantly pushing to develop the industry further.

The qualifications we offer (and continue to add) are designed to firstly develop the level of understanding and skillset of the student, while also enabling a route for further educational and career progression. Whether this be via the OTHM University progression routes, or the CMI Chartered Management program, our Qualifications enable our learners to develop as the Business Professionals and Leaders of tomorrow.

We use a self-paced, E-learning based approach to our Delivery via our Moodle platform, supplemented with 1-1 tutor support. With this we are able to provide our students with the ultimate level of flexibility for their studies by providing them with 24/7 access from anywhere in the world. Our tutors are not only Industry practised professionals, but also firstly educators that understand the specific needs of their students. From introductory and welcome View calls, to Developmental feedback of Draft assignments, our tutors enable you to develop and progress within your course and field.

Not only are all our qualifications OFQUAL regulated, but they are also recognised and accredited by a range of supporting awarding bodies, as well as recognised as the leading pathways for continued professional development both in the Public and Private sectors!

By offering a range of qualifications, we are able to tailor pathways for students looking to achieve a range of different outcomes, meaning those that we offer allow for recognised and set pathways onto further education, as well as continued professional development and career progression.

We typically enrol students every Tuesday and Thursday of each working week, this includes registration to your Courses Awarding Body, as well as actioning of Enrolment to Moodle (Our E-learning platform), Allocation of tutor, and drafting of Timetable.

We are also more than happy to facilitate specific dates to suit your lifestyle and commitments, meaning we offer a great range of flexibility to suit you.

Not only do we offer a range of individual payment methods such as interest free payment plans, but we also have a full section on Corporate Accounts, as well as pitching tools that enable you to secure funding form your Employer! We are able to action Invoices and be set up as Corporate Suppliers for your Employer/Company.

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