Strategic Management and Leadership (SCQF Level 11)

R461 04 | R462 04 | R463 04 | R464 04

CMI offer a range of qualifications included on the Scottish Credit Qualification Framework (SCQF). The SCQF is the national qualifications framework for lifelong learning in Scotland. It’s a way of comparing the wide range of Scottish qualifications by giving each qualification a level and a number of credit points.

For further details on the framework visit the SCQF website 

SCQF overview table detailing how Scottish qualifications compare within the framework 

Developed for directors and senior managers who have the responsibility to translate organisational strategy into effective performance, these qualifications require the manager to focus on the implementation of their organisational strategy. These qualifications have been accredited by SQA.

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Qualification Type Award Certificate Diploma Extended Diploma
CMI Code S11A1V1 S11C1V1 S11D1V1 S11XD1V1
Qualification Number (QN) R461 04 R462 04 R463 04 R464 04
Credits 6 13 39 66
Accreditation status Live Live Live Live

Typical Units

Our qualifications are broken down into units that are relevant topics aligned to the level and qualification, typical units:

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

Qualification Benefits

For learners

  • Personal inspiration to translate organisational strategy into effective operational performance
  • Builds on strategic management and leadership skills.

For organisations

  • Focus on the requirements on implementing the organisation’s 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

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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