Strategic Direction and Leadership (Level 8)

QN: 600/9467/9 | 600/9468/0 | 600/9469/2

This qualification is designed for CEO’s, Global Leaders, Senior Managers, who have the responsibility for developing and implementing effective ethical and collective strategies across their organisation.

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Qualification Type  Award Certificate Diploma
CMI Code 8A1V2 8C1V2 8D1V2
Qualification Number (QN) 600/9467/9 600/9468/0 600/9469/2
Guided Learning Hours (GLH) 30 60 210
Total Qualification Time (TQT) 100 200 670
Credits 10 20 67
Accreditation status 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 8 Strategic Direction and Leadership qualification are:

  • Strategic Leadership
  • Personal development as a strategic leader
  • Collective strategic development
  • Inter-organisational strategic planning
  • Inter-organisational strategic direction
  • Strategic leadership practices
  • Strategic culture

Qualification Benefits

For learners

  • Personal inspiration to translate organisational strategy into effective performance
  • Build on their skills in strategic direction and leadership

For organisations

  • Lead the organisation focusing on the requirements of inter-organisational strategy

Chartered Manager

Do you strive for excellence?  Do you deliver positive results for your business?  Can you track the link between the two? As a Chartered Manager you’ll join a community of high performing professional managers who are self-aware and skills focused, delivering real value for their business.

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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

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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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