Strategic Management & Leadership Practice (Level 7)

QN: 603/4833/1 | 603/4834/3 | 603/4837/9

These qualifications are designed for individuals wishing to develop strategic management and leadership practice who will have the knowledge, skills and behaviours to drive business activities in a senior, regional, specialist, director or CEO management and leadership role.

The qualification contains a breadth of units, which are reflective of the tasks and activities required by managers in roles such as senior managers, regional management and specialist managers who are accountable to a senior manager or business owner.

This qualification is aligned to CMI Professional Standards and the Standard for the Senior Leader’s Apprenticeship ST0480/01 (SLA).

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Qualification Type  Award Certificate Diploma Extended Diploma
CMI Code 7A30 7C30 7D30 7XD30
Qualification Number (QN) 603/4833/1 603/4834/3 603/4837/9 603/7618/1
Guided Learning Hours (GLH) 18 36 106 196
Total Qualification Time (TQT) 70 140 370 640
Accreditation status Live Live Live Live

Typical Units

Our qualifications are broken down into units and relevant topics aligned to the level and qualification. Typical units for the Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership qualification are:

Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership - Previous Syllabus

Please find the syllabus to the Level 7 Strategic Management and Leadership, however learners are no longer able to register on this qualification, as from 31st August 2021.
Previous Syllabus - no longer able to register learners

  • Strategic leadership
  • Collaboration and partnerships
  • Developing organisational strategy
  • Strategic risk management
  • Entrepreneurial practice
  • Personal and professional development for strategic leaders
  • Strategic approaches to equality, diversity and inclusion
  • Strategic approaches to mental health and wellbeing

Qualification Benefits

For learners

  • Develop the professionalism to deliver impact and behave ethically 
  • Demonstrate a commitment to continual learning and development

For organisations

  • Learners will build on their strategic management and leadership skills to focus on the requirements of embedding the organisation’s strategy
  • Provide skills and behaviours to drive core business activities

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Supporting Resources

Completing a CMI qualification offers you more than just academic standing, alongside your qualification you have access to CMI Membership and Support for the duration of your study. This includes access to digital learning resources through ManagementDirect, our Careers Development Centre (CDC) and much more. We’ve pulled together all the key additional learning resources together for your studies.

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Partners and Centres

CMI is here to help your business grow, together increasing the number and standard of professionally qualified managers.

As the only Chartered Awarding Organisation of Management and Leadership qualifications, we offer you a respected and recognised brand, with a portfolio of high quality, internationally recognised, research-led, future-ready qualifications, programmes and endorsement.

As a CMI Centre or Training Provider, you have access to additional qualification resources to assist with the assessments of the qualifications for your Learners through MyCMI. Here, you'll be able to access assignment briefs, assessment booklets, and marking sheets among other important resources.

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