Level 5 Diploma Management & Leadership (CMI)

Start date(s):
23 Apr 2018
1 year
Level 5
Course Code:
Study Mode:
Part Time
Attendance Type:
Mixed Mode
Attendance Pattern:
Daytime, Evening
Accredited by:
Chartered Management Institute (CMI)
Awarded by:
CMI (Chartered Management Institute)
Framwellgate Moor Campus
Course costs:


The aim of this course is to provide a firm platform for the professional and personal development of operational managers, through the acquisition of knowledge and skills that will enhance their managerial capability.

The course will focus on the practical application of a range of management perspectives and their underpinning theoretical concepts, coupled with an exploration of a range of principles used to guide management thinking.


This programme aims to provide learners with a CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management which will lead to Membership of CMI (MCMI).

The programme will give you all the key skills and competencies you'll need to become an effective middle manager. You will develop middle management skills and have the opportunity to link theory to practice to enable you to develop your individual and organisational performance.


  • Reflective Practice to Inform Personal and Professional Development
  • Using Data and Information for Decision Making
  • Developing, Managing and Leading Individuals and Teams to Achieve Success
  • Managing Finance
  • Workplace Project
  • Managing Projects to Achieve Results
  • Principles of Recruiting, Selecting and Retaining Talent.


*Days and times of study are subject to change. Timetables are confirmed at the start of term.

Teaching & assessment

Your weekly sessions will be a mix of lectures and seminars. You will be taught the theory and you will have the opportunity to explore some of the models in group activities.

Maths and English

If you are registering through the apprenticeship programme, English and maths at GCSE Level 2 or equivalent are required.

Professional body registration:

CMI membership can be applied for at the end of the programme.

On successful completion of this programme, the broad range of management concepts and practices will provide a firm platform for further management and educational development.

The natural progression will be the CMI Level 7 Diploma. Alternatively, you may be able to progress to BA (Hons) top-up Management at New College Durham.

What else?

CMI is the only chartered professional body in the UK dedicated to promoting the highest standards in management and leadership excellence.

These qualifications will help you to further develop your management skills.

There are no formal exams for this course.

Interview Instructions

You will be invited into the College for an interview following your application. You may choose to have your interview on the telephone. The interview will last approximately 20 minutes.

Entry Criteria

Ideally, you will be working as an operational manager and you will be responsible for managing people or projects. You will hold English and maths at GCSE or equivalent.