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CMI Level 7 Certificate in Leadership and Management

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Do you aspire to be a senior manager who wants to increase your leadership and management skills? Then this CMI Level 7 Certificate in Leadership and Management course could be perfect for you.

  • This course is designed for those aspiring to be senior managers.
  • It will help support the development of leadership and management skills and techniques of individuals and teams.
  • It will increase your knowledge on how to work to achieve organisational goals.
  • You will gain CMI membership at registration.
This course is only available to study online.

Course overview

This course is designed for practising or aspiring managers. It will help develop leadership and management skills in management while teaching you how to identify the links between coaching, mentoring, and he achievement of business goals.

Study a combination of units with a minimum of 140 total unit hours and achieve the Level 7 Certificate in Leadership and Management. This is the benchmark qualification for full CMI membership, taking you another step towards Chartered Manager status, and is designed for practicing managers and those aspiring to senior management who want to develop their key skills.

You will have access to your course materials via an online learning portal, as well as an experienced and friendly tutor who will offer guidance, support and advice. Your tutor will liaise with you in advance of starting the course to ascertain the best unit(s) for you to study, based on your desired outcome. Some unit combinations are not allowed, due to content duplication. Your tutor will be able to advise further.

You will get CMI membership on registration.


Course Duration

Eight months.

Study Hours

A minimum of 140 hours of study.

Course Outcome

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive a CMI Level 7 Certificate in Leadership and Management.

Entry Requirements

You must be at least 19 years of age. We require you to have at least a level 3 qualification and a good understanding of the written requirements at level 7. Ideally, you will need to be working within an organisation or role where you can demonstrate skills and apply the knowledge. Alternatively, you could draw on previous experience within an organisation or use an organisation you are familiar with.


Tutor-marked assignments.

Course content

To achieve a Level 7 Award in Leadership and Management, you must complete any combination of units with a minimum of 140 TUT (total unit time) hours to achieve this qualification. You can choose from the following units. Before starting the course, you will have a discussion with your tutor to select the unit(s) you wish to study.


Extra info

Course duration

Once enrolled, you have eight months to complete your studies.


You will study this course through distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You can study from home or at work, it is completely up to you. All your materials will be online, with your login details being emailed to you. You will also receive our tutor support.

Course outcome

Upon successful completion of this course, you will receive an CMI Level 7 Certificate in Leadership and Management.

Awarding body

CMI is a specialist Awarding Organisation that offers a wide range of qualifications in Management and Leadership, Coaching and Mentoring and Professional Consulting. They are regulated by four regulators: Ofqual I England, CCEA in Northern Ireland, Qualifications Wales in Wales, and the Scottish Qualification Authority (SQA) in Scotland.

What next?

What next?

Upon successful completion of this course, you will able to take on leadership and management responsibilities more comfortably.  You could also consider working towards other leadership and management courses.

Roles you can head in to:

  • Senior manager
  • Regional manager
  • Specialist manager (with expertise in a specific business or technical function such as quality, finance, risk, marketing, sales IT, human resources etc.)
  • Director


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