CMI Level 5 Diploma

Management & Leadership

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£82 Monthly interest-free payments*
Total Price £2,039

What our CMI Level 5 Diploma course offers

Study your programme 100% online

Dedicated tutor support

Low deposits and 0% finance available*

Enhance your leadership skills and learn to manage complex teams

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Pathway to Chartered Manager status

What is a CMI Level 5 Diploma?

The CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership is a more comprehensive version of the CMI Level 5 Certificate, designed to provide you with the latest and most advanced management skills.

You'll focus on enhancing the core strategic leadership skills required to draw the best out of the teams and individuals that you manage, enabling you to deliver long-lasting results. 

This qualification is also a great way to increase your chances of landing a middle management position as the tactical leadership skills you'll develop will prove to be incredibly effective, ultimately impressing employers and employees alike. 

What are the benefits of the CMI Level 5 Diploma?

Having the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership qualification on your CV will demonstrate to employers that you have the in-demand management and leadership skills that will help you excel in demanding situations and roles. 

Recognised around the world, CMI qualifications are held in high esteem by top employers, with the CMI Level 5 Diploma building on the core and essential knowledge that forms the foundation of modern management practice.

Once you complete this course, you'll be able to apply for more intermediate management roles, or progress to further study on the CMI Level 7 Certificate or Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership Practice.

After achieving the CMI Level 5 Diploma and having gained 3+ years of management experience, you'll also be eligible for the widely sought-after and prestigious Chartered Manager status.

CMI Level 5 Diploma FAQs

The CMI Level 5 Diploma is right for you if:

  • You're already working in a middle management role
  • You want to progress your management and leadership career, and work towards becoming a Chartered Manager 
  • You want to develop the specialist skills to manage and lead complex individuals and teams

The CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership will develop your existing leadership and management skills, preparing you for more intermediate management roles and giving you the expertise to manage challenging situations at work. 

It will prepare you for mid-level to senior-level roles where you'll be responsible for managing a complex range of teams and will need a complex range of skills to thrive. 

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There are no entry requirements for the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership.

As long as you have good literacy and numeracy skills, and you're over 18, you're good to go! 

We find it usually takes students around 12 to 15 months to complete the CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership qualification.

That said, everyone is different, so you might find that it takes you shorter or longer to complete the qualification, based on how much time you have to spend studying. 

At DPG, we're proud of helping you get CMI qualified without breaking the bank.

If you’re paying for your course yourself, you can spread the cost, and you won’t need to pay any extra – all our payment plans are interest-free*.

They also come with low deposits, making it easy and affordable to get ahead in your career.

If your employer is paying for your course (or if you’d like them to!), our advisors can help you put together a business case showing the benefits of studying a CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership.

Give us a ring on 0330 660 0220 to find out more.

Our 100% online programme gives you a completely flexible experience that lets you fit studying for your CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership into your life. You can access your course, resources, and webinars online anytime, anywhere.

The CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership qualification explores the advanced principles of leadership and management that you'll need to manage a range of teams and individuals. It's focused on equipping you with the complex skills and expertise that you'll need for a successful career in intermediate management positions.

You'll pick modules to study from a range of options, totally 37 credits:

  • Principles of Management and Leadership in an Organisational Context (7 credits)
  • Principles of Developing, Managing and Leading Individuals and Teams to Achieve Success (6 credits)
  • Managing Performance (5 credits)
  • Managing Equality, Diversity and Inclusion (5 credits)
  • Principles of Delivering Coaching and Mentoring (5 credits)
  • Managing Projects to Achieve Results (6 credits)
  • Managing Change (4 credits)
  • Using Data and Information for Decision Making (5 credit)
  • Using Reflective Practice to Inform Personal and Professional Development (5 credits)

For more details on what you’ll learn on this course, download our CMI Level 5 Diploma in Management & Leadership brochure.

All CMI assessments are completely online.

For each module that you study, you'll complete an assignment of around 3,000 to 4,000 words.

At DPG, we’re proud to share that of the 25,000 individuals to complete a professional qualification with us, 96% said they’d choose to use our services again.

We’ve been helping people develop their skills for 30 years. Our tutors are specialists in their respective fields, giving you access to top professionals in the project management field. We provide unlimited support across all of our project management courses and your learning materials are available 24/7. 

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