Who is the course for?
The course is most suited to those practising managers who work and have extensive experience at middle/senior level, and who wish to cement their experience with the appropriate qualification to demonstrate this. Also suitable for aspiring managers who already have relevant qualifications but wish to prepare themselves for future advancement.
When will I start the course and how long will it take?
This is a 2 year course and has start dates in January, April and September. The course will be delivered on Monday evenings, 5.30pm - 8.30pm. Candidates may be able to start at other dates subject to availability of places.
What will I study?
This qualification is designed for managers who have the authority and personal inspiration to translate organisational strategy into effective operational performance. You will build upon your strategic management and leadership skills while focussing on requirements of implementing the organisation's strategy.
There are 9 modules:
- Personal Development as a strategic manager
- Strategic Performance Management
- Financial Management
- Strategic Information Management
- Conducting a Strategic Management report
- Organisational Direction & Strategic Planning
- Strategic Marketing & Strategic Planning
- Developing a Marketing Strategy
- Strategic Leadership Practice
- Strategic Human Resource Planning
How is the course assessed?
The course is assessed by 9 written assessments, all of which must be successfully completed.
What do I need to enter the course?
You should be aged 19 or over and have sufficient capability to undertake the learning and assessment. Your previous qualifications and workplace experience will be considered.
For course cost information, please contact Student Services.
The Level 7 qualification entitles the holder to register for student membership of the CMI, and allows you to seek upgrade at a later date to either Associate Member or Full Member. It is also possible to apply to become a Chartered Manager with the CMI awarding body. The CMI is the foremost professional association for managers and supervisors in Europe, and so the CMI qualificaions are recognised and approved by employers nationally.
Please contact College on 0800 99 66 99 for an informal chat about which level and course will suit you best.