Level 11 Strategic Management and Leadership SCQF

Qualification information

Developed for directors and senior managers who have the responsibility to translate organisational strategy into effective performance, the SCQF Level 11 Qualifications in Strategic Management and Leadership require the manager to focus on the implementation of their organisational strategy.

Award

The SCQF Level 11 Award in Strategic Management and Leadership will build on the managerial skills and knowledge you already have. It will give you a greater understanding of the various roles and responsibilities involved in strategic management and through focusing on specific areas on management; we'll tailor your qualification to suit your professional needs.

Certificate

A more extensive qualification, the SCQF Level 11 Certificate in Strategic Management and Leadership gives you a broader knowledge of effective management skills while focusing on the specific management areas appropriate to you and your workplace.

Diploma

Our SCQF Level 11 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is designed for strategic managers aspiring to develop their skills. A Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership is the benchmark qualification for full CMI membership, taking you another step towards Chartered Manager status.

Extended Diploma

With a more comprehensive structure, our SCQF Level 11 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership develops you further to give you all the key skills and competencies you'll need to become an effective strategic manager. As with the Diploma, the Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership gives you full CMI membership and takes you another step closer towards Chartered Manager status.

Typical units:

  • Developing performance management strategies
  • Financial management
  • Implementing organisational change strategies
  • Developing a marketing strategy
  • Developing risk management strategies

Assessment

Assessment can be via practical work-based assignments provided by your Approved Centre. This ensures you minimise time away from work and that you undertake work study which is relevant to your own organisation’s context. Your Approved Centre can provide further information on other assessment methods available to you.

Progression

On successful completion of a Level 7 qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership, a number of progression opportunities become available:

  • Enhance your professional status by upgrading your CMI membership
  • Progress to other qualifications at the same level (e.g. from Level 11 Award to Level 11 Certificate etc.)
  • Apply to become a Chartered Manager

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External Assignments and Marking Schemes

Developed for senior managers who have the responsibility to translate organisational strategy into effective performance, the CMI SCQF Level 11 qualifications in Strategic Management and Leadership requires the manager to focus on the requirement of implementing the organisation's strategy.

The CMI SCQF Level 11 qualifications in Strategic Management and Leadership are designed for directors and senior managers who have the authority and personal inspiration to translate organisational strategy into effective performance. These qualifications require directors and senior managers to build on their skills in strategic management and leadership and to focus on the requirements of inter-organisational strategy.

The Assignment Briefs listed below can be used by all CMI Approved Centres in the following ways:

  • Use the Assignment Brief as is and Assess and Internally Verify the learners assessment within the Centre
  • Use the Assignment Brief but contextualise for the customer needs (N.B. The Learning Outcomes and Assessment Criteria cannot be changed)
  • Issue the Assignment Brief to the learner and CMI will mark the assessment externally

If you are using the Assignment Brief for CMI to externally assess, you must follow the External Assessment Guidance for SCQF Level 11.

Unit S9009 - Strategic project management
Unit S9021 - Introduction to strategic management and leadership
Unit S1001 - Personal development as a strategic manager
Unit S1102 - Strategic performance management
Unit S1003 - Financial management
Unit S1008 - Strategic marketing
Unit S1012 - Human resource planning
Unit S1077 - Financial planning
Unit S1104 - Strategic information management
Unit S1105 - Conducting a strategic management project
Unit S1106 - Organisational direction
Unit S1110 - Organisational change
Unit S1111 - Strategic planning
Unit S1113 - Being a strategic leader
Unit S1114 - Strategic leadership practice
Unit S1122 - Strategic risk management
Unit S1123 - Strategic corportate social responsibility