The CMI SCQF Level 8 Qualifications in Management and Leadership are designed for practising middle managers and those aspiring to senior management who want to develop their core management skills such as managing resources, recruitment and information management. These qualifications focus on the personal development of the individual learner’s management capabilities and competencies.
Our SCQF Level 8 Award in Management and Leadership lets you strengthen and develop your knowledge of middle management by focusing on specific management areas that are applicable to your job.
A more extensive qualification, the SCQF Level 8 Certificate in Management and Leadership gives you a broader knowledge of middle management skills while focusing on the specific leadership areas appropriate to you and your workplace.
Our SCQF Level 8 Diploma in Management and Leadership is designed for middle managers and those aspiring to senior management who want to develop their key skills. A Diploma in Management and Leadership is the benchmark qualification for full CMI membership, taking you another step towards Chartered Manager status.
With a more comprehensive structure, our SCQF Level 8 Extended Diploma in Management and Leadership develops you further to give you all the key skills and competencies you'll need to become an effective manager. As with the Diploma, the Extended Diploma in Management and Leadership gives you full CMI membership and takes you another step closer towards Chartered Manager status.
- Conducting a management project
- Planning for development
- Operational risk management
- Ethical organisational management
- Managing ideas and innovation
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
On successful completion of a Level 5 qualification in Management and Leadership, a number of progression opportunities become available:
- Progress to other qualifications at the same level (e.g. from Level 8 Award to Level 8 Certificate etc.)
- Progress to other qualifications at the next level (e.g. from Level 8 Certificate to Level 11 Certificate)
- Apply to become a Chartered Manager