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CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership

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CMI Level 7 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership (601/1196/3)

Learners need to complete any combination of units to a minimum of 39 credits to achieve this qualification. The minimum Total Qualification Time is 390 hours, including 140 Guided Learning Hours.

As a family business training since 2004, SVT Ltd are highly experienced and understand which courses are best designed for online learning. We aim to provide everything a candidate needs to gain their qualification via our innovative online learning software through top class tuition, helpful, friendly staff and a range of useful free resources to help develop knowledge.

CMI Level 7 Diploma

Diploma Course Structure

This course can be studied anywhere and will be assessed by SVT being a registered CMI Centre. The main objective of the assessment of this qualification will be to meet the assessment criteria detailed within each unit of study.

The CMI Level 7 Diploma is a theory qualification.

There is no grading system for CMI qualifications. Moderation of learners work only confirms that the required criteria for achievement have been met. Assessment methods can include:

The Diploma consists of 6 Units and has a transferable credit value of a minimum of 39 credits.

Course content: 6 Units from the following (credit value of 39 or more):

  • Personal Leadership Development as a Strategic Manager (credit value 6)
  • Developing Performance Management Strategies (credit value 7)
  • Financial Management (credit value 7)
  • Strategic Information Management (credit value 9)
  • Conducting a Strategic Management Project (credit value 10)
  • Reviewing Organisational Strategy Plans and Performance (credit value 9)
  • Financial Planning (credit value 6)
  • Developing a Marketing Strategy (credit value 6)
  • Strategic Project Management (credit value 6)
  • Implementing Organisational Change Strategies (credit value 7)
  • Strategic Planning (credit value 9)
  • Strategic Human Resource Planning (credit value 8)
  • Strategic Leadership (credit value 7)
  • Strategic Leadership Practice (credit value 7)
  • Introduction to Strategic Management and Leadership (credit value 10)
  • Developing Risk Management Strategies (credit value 9)
  • Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility (credit value 9)

This qualification provides opportunities for progression to other qualifications at higher levels, which could also be work-based or more academically structured. The qualification also supports learners in meeting requirements for work and/or employment within all areas of management and leadership at this level.

Support and Access

You will be fully supported by an employed SVT Assessor with 18 months access to the course.


The cost of the course is £1795.00+VAT (VAT UK Only) Should you wish to pay in full by card you will get the rate of £1615.50+VAT. Use code PIF10 or call +44 (0)1472 240112. Interest free payment plans are available to suit all budgets with no checks. 


CMI qualifications at RQF Level 7 portray practical skills and competences that are rated in academic terms as being comparable to an MSC

Entry Requirements

There are no formal requirements, but candidates need to be an experienced, practicing manager who can demonstrate theoretical competence to a national standard in key areas.


Anyone registered on a CMI qualification becomes a member of the CMI for no additional cost. CMI members have access to a wealth of resources and information.

For further information please contact or call +44 (0)1472 240112 or +44 (0) 2039 599555

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