Management and Leadership CMI Diploma Level 5 - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) Level 5 Diploma in Management and Leadership is aimed at practising managers and leaders who are typically accountable to a senior manager or business owner.

CMI qualifications are internationally recognised and are regulated and approved by Ofqual, the governing body for Qualifications in the UK.

Units of study/what is involved:

The qualification covers a wide range of business management skills and knowledge, including organisational performance, interpersonal skills and personal effectiveness, comprised of the following units:

  • Principles of management and leadership in an organisational context
  • Principles of developing, managing and leading individuals and teams to achieve success
  • Managing stakeholder relationships
  • Managing projects to achieve results
  • Managing change
  • Creating and delivering operational plans
  • Using reflective practice to inform personal and professional development

Assessment Methods

The course is a self-study course. It is delivered via a blend of online study materials (virtual learning environment (VLE)), online workshops and on campus (face to face) workshops.

Online?materials can be accessed at any time, using a mobile, tablet or desktop – allowing you to fit your study around work and life commitments.

You will benefit from face-to-face workshops at BTC (Taunton Campus) and virtual workshops with an experienced tutor. A combination of tutor-led lessons, group exercises and discussion help you apply theory to real-life workplace situations.

Tutors are also available outside of the timetable to guide and help you with the course via the VLE and on campus.

CMI Qualifications are assessed by assignments. For each unit of study, you are required to produce an assignment that demonstrates understanding of the unit topic. Assignments are assessed and you will receive detailed feedback on the submission.

There are no exams to be taken, with assignments submitted sequentially upon completion of each unit.

Progression Options

On completion, apprentices can register as full members with the Chartered Management Institute and/or the Institute of Leadership and Management, and those with 3 years of management experience can apply for Chartered Manager status through the CMI.

Existing middle managers can use the certified knowledge and skills developed to improve ways of working and support career progression.

Course Summary

Course Title Management and Leadership CMI Diploma Level 5
Entry Requirements

You will have achieved qualifications in English and Mathematics at a minimum
of level 2 (GCSE) or equivalent.

You may hold management and leadership qualification such as the CMI
Certificate in First Line Management, L3 ILM/ CMI, NVQ Level 4 in

Prior experience and current role held in employment may also be

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I decided to do Level 2 Business which I thoroughly enjoyed which made me chose to develop my understanding of Business and so then I went on to do Level 3 in Business. I have gained confidence, knowledge and multiple skills throughout the course and It has helped me to understand what I want to do in the future.

Ellie Wills

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