Level 7 in Professional Consulting RQF

Qualification information

The CMI Level 7 Qualifications in Professional Consulting have been developed by Chartered Management Institute (CMI) in cooperation with the Institute of Consulting (IC).

These qualifications are designed for Professional Consultants who want to develop their strategic skills within consulting such as organisational structure and culture, entry and diagnosis, communicating strategies for consulting and group dynamics and facilitating skills.

Award

Our CMI Level 7 Award in Professional Consulting (RQF) gives you the choice to develop your skills in one of seven core professional consulting subjects such as Managing the Business of consulting, managing consulting interventions and tools of techniques for effective consulting.

Certificate

A more extensive qualification, our CMI Level 7 Certificate in Professional Consulting (RQF) gives you a broader knowledge of the role of a Professional Consultant while focusing on the specific consulting subjects appropriate to the role of a Professional Consultant.

Diploma

With a more comprehensive structure, our CMI Level 7 Diploma in Professional Consulting (RQF) gives you the skills and competencies you’ll need as a Consultant. The mandatory units focus on organisational structure and culture, entry and diagnosis, managing consultancy interventions and tools and techniques for effective consulting. This qualification also gives you the chance to improve your skills in management & leadership and coaching & mentoring through the optional unit choices. A CMI diploma in Professional Consulting is the benchmark qualification for full IC membership, taking you another step closer towards Chartered Manager status.

Typical units:

  • Communicating strategies for consulting
  • Managing consultancy interventions
  • Group dynamics and facilitating skills
  • Managing the business of consulting
  • Organisational structure and change

Assessment

Assessment is normally 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.

Progression

The qualifications provide opportunities for progression onto the CMI Award, Certificate or Diploma in Level 8 Strategic Direction and Leadership (RQF).

Top Up

Learners who have previously completed the Diploma in Management Consultancy can opt to do a "top up" qualification. By doing this, learners are able to gain a greater understanding of Professional Consulting and achieve a recognised qualification on the Qualification and Credit Framework (RQF), which is also mapped and recognised on the European Qualification Framework (EQF). CMI Level 7 Qualifications in Professional Consulting (RQF) Top Up Syllabus (top up document coming soon).

Information Documents

Click here to access the syllabus Click here to access the fact sheet Click here to access the top up document