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CMI Diploma in Management & Leadership (level 8)

Accredited Diploma in Management with the Chartered Management Institute


These qualifications are aimed at practising middle managers and those aspiring to senior management positions and wish to develop their core management skills and practices. Recognised at Level 8 on the Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework, the objectives of these qualifications is to develop personal management capabilities, make effective use of information in decision-making, operations and the development of the skills in managing people.

The CMI SCQF Level 8 Diploma in Management and Leadership aims to develop the role and skills of managers. The Diploma offers a comprehensive range of units listed below for study, with each unit assessed by written assignment. Units are taught by a highly experienced academic in a weekly evening class at our Paisley Campus and Lanarkshire Campus, subject to demand.


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Learners completing the Diploma with 70 SCQF credits at Level 8 can progress to one of our undergraduate degree programmes by utilising Accreditation of Prior Experiential Learning (APEL) and Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Alternatively, entry is available to the CMI SCQF Level 11 Diploma in Strategic Management and Direction.

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Prior experience working as a manager or team leader, or similar role.  Experience will be assessed through a short application process.  To apply for this programme or for further information please submit an enquiry or contact us at

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