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CMI Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership (Level 11)

Accredited Diploma in Strategic Management with the Chartered Management Institute


Developed for directors and senior managers who have the responsibility to translate organisational strategy into effective performance, the SCQF Level 11 Qualifications in Strategic Management and Leadership require the manager to focus on the implementation of their organisational strategy.



Our SCQF Level 11 Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership is designed for strategic managers aspiring to develop their skills. A Diploma in Strategic Management & Leadership is the benchmark qualification for full CMI membership, taking you another step towards Chartered Manager status.


Extended Diploma:

With a more comprehensive structure, our SCQF Level 11 Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership develops you further to give you all the key skills and competencies you'll need to become an effective strategic manager. As with the Diploma, the Extended Diploma in Strategic Management and Leadership gives you full CMI membership and takes you another step closer towards Chartered Manager status.

Typical units:

  • Developing performance management strategies

  • Financial management

  • Implementing organisational change strategies

  • Developing a marketing strategy

  • Developing risk management strategies



Assessment can be via practical work-based assignments provided by your Approved Centre. This ensures you minimise time away from work and that you undertake work study which is relevant to your own organisation’s context. Your Approved Centre can provide further information on other assessment methods available to you.



On successful completion of a Level 7 qualification in Strategic Management and Leadership, a number of progression opportunities become available:

  • Enhance your professional status by upgrading your CMI membership

  • Progress to other qualifications at the same level (e.g. from Level 11 Award to Level 11 Certificate etc.)

  • Apply to become a Chartered Manager

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