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Level 5 Diploma Management and Leadership (online evening course)

Level 5 CMI Diploma Management and Leadership (online evening course)

1 year



Course summary

If you already have some management/leadership experience  or if you plan to become a manager/ leader in the future, then a CMI Level 5 Certificate in Management and Leadership course may be ideal for you.   The course will equip you with a comprehensive grasp of many of the knowledge and skills required to be  a successful manager/leader within a wide range of organisations and across a variety of employment sectors.  

How much does the course cost?

The total fee for this course (including registration and certification) is £2,100. HOWEVER, if you live within ‘West Midlands Combined Authority’ region, you may be eligible to a FREE place on this course subject to certain terms and conditions.  

When does the course start and end?

Start Date: 10th January 2023 End Date:  12th December 2023  

Course requirements

You must have gained a minimum of five GCSEs at grade C or above including English or equivalent qualifications.   Ideally, you will also have a CMI Level 3 Diploma or similar qualifications at level 3.

However, if you are a mature applicant (over 21 years) your  work experience (paid and/or unpaid) may be  taken into account in lieu of formal qualifications.

You will study seven units:-


  • Principles of Management and Leadership in an Organisational Context
  • Principles of Developing, Managing and Leading Individuals and Teams to Achieve Success
  • Managing Finance
  • Creating and Developing Operational Plans
  • Managing Projects to Achieve Results
  • Managing Change
  • Using Reflective Practice to Inform Personal and Professional Development

Whilst on the course, you will be given FREE professional membership of the CMI, which includes access to a range of CMI products and services to support you throughout the qualification and later as you progress in their career.



How is the course delivered?

The course is delivered fully online with ‘real-time’ interactive classes taking place on a Wednesday from 6 – 9pm, using the Zoom video conferencing platform.  Online, on-demand learning materials are available 24/7 and are accessible by both PCs and mobile devices.

Each unit is assessed by one written assignment of approximately 2,500-4,000 words.

On successful completion of this course, you may be eligible to apply for full membership (MCMI) or even Chartered Membership of the CMI (CMgr MCMI).

Progression opportunities include moving on to CMI qualifications at the next level, for example the CMI Level 6 Certificate in Professional Management and Leadership Practice or CMI Level 7 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership.


How can I apply?

Click here to register your interest and we will be in touch to arrange an interview.

Contact the College:   [email protected]    0800 622006

To discuss your options direct with the course tutor email

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